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Militancy cannot be tackled with kid gloves

It is high time the CBI conducts an investigation into the militant-politician nexus in the garo hills, writes Patricia Mukhim The Garo Hills is spiralling out of control. Extortion, kidnapping and murders are daily fares. Those elected to ... The Statesman, 3 weeks ago

Agonising moments for the North-east

Some of the controversies that have cropped up around the narendra modi government are worrisome for the region, writes Patricia Mukhim Controversies are beginning to dog the Narendra Modi government one after the other. For the seven ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Democratic dividend or liability?

we need a Youth Policy that is not crafted in air-conditioned boardrooms but after a situational analysis, looking at the problems and the opportunities and why the two don't meet, writes Patricia Mukhim Much has been spoken about India being a ...
 The Statesman4 days ago

Nagaland dissents

Outraged over unabated taxation by myriad militant groups, naga civil society has finally put its foot down, taking on even the powerful NSCN-IM over the issue, writes Patricia Mukhim At long last civil society finds a voice in Nagaland. Under ...
 The Statesman1 week ago

Coal mining and the loss of social capital

The National green tribunal's ban on coal mining in meghalaya is a welcome step, the mining lobby's protestations notwithstanding, writes Patricia Mukhim In a tribal society social capital is a valuable adhesive. According to Wikipedia, social ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago

NGT ban versus coal mafia

The tussle over the national green tribunal's ban on coal mining in meghalaya is clearly a batle between those with environmental concerns and others with commercial interests, writes Patricia Mukhim 9 June 2014 is a day to remember. The premises ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

A death blow to matriliny

Incidents of rape and molestation of women are as common in Meghalaya as they are in the rest of india. And the case of josbina sangma has only strengthened the view that meghalaya is a matrilineal society with a patriarchal worldview, writes ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Beyond the conflict discourse

the north-eastern states can leverage the appointment of general (retired) V K Singh as both minister for doner, and minister of state for external affairs to seek a more vigorous trading regime with south east asia, as well as improved cultural and ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Democracy thrives on its institutions

The North eastern council, dominated by a monolithic, obtuse bureaucracy, has failed to bridge development gaps in the region, and doner is going the same way, writes Patricia Mukhim Democracy runs on certain key institutions. But the greatest ...
 The Statesman2 months ago

What a decisive win for Modi!

as in the rest of the country, the modi wave was evident in the north-east, particularly In ASsam, where A strong anti-incumbency factor did in an over-confident congress, writes Patricia Mukhim Modi's win is a huge public mandate against ...
 The Statesman2 months ago
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