Fast activist hospitalized

SHILLONG, MAY 27: North West Khasi hills district Hynniewtrep National Achik Movement (HANM) general secretary Devijune Myrthong who recently joined the ongoing indefinite hunger strike along with former KHADC chief Adelbert Nongrum was admitted in a city hospital after his health deteriorated on Wednesday morning. Myrthong was taken to the Shillong Civil Read More

Bandh almost total, peaceful

The emply street during the 24-hour HNLC bandh on Wednesday.Pix by WT Lytan

SHILLONG, MAY 27: The twenty four-hour bandh sponsored by the proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) to protest against the state government’s failure to pass the village administration bills passed off peacefully with no untoward incident on Wednesday. The bandh, which started from 6 pm on Tuesday evoked good response despite the state government’s assurance to provide Read More

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Another year, another “Environment Day” and Shillong will witness a barrage of programme from symbolic to the holistic and all the way to the extravaganza. Discussion galore, unrelated performances and profligate lunches and dinners will dominate the day. Call me sarcastic, complain box, radical or cynical but it is high time that actions should dominate our methods of Read More