Child Welfare: Who Decides?

The reaction of film critics to Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway, released recently in cinemas, despite a decent opening day box-office collection of ₹1.85 crore, has been lukewarm. The film is based on the real-life trauma of Sagarika Chakraborty, an immigrant from India

The Slow Walk

The 27th Conference of the 198 Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), that took place in the Egyptian Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, concluded on November 20, 2022, with a historic decision to establish and

Storm In A Bottle: The Story of Prohibition in Manipur

After more than three decades, the BJP government of Nongthombam Biren Singh in Manipur has announced partial lifting of prohibition. As an initial step, the state cabinet has allowed production, sale and purchase in areas specified as Greater Imphal, all district headquarters,

The Dark Side of The Spotlight

Remember the touching last scene in the 1956 movie, Jagte Raho? A poor Raj Kapoor, looking to quench his thirst in a multi-storeyed building, is being chased by the residents, being mistaken as a thief, after he becomes a hapless witness to

IAF Receives Over 7 Lakh Applications Under Agnipath Scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government seems to stand vindicated over its Agnipath scheme for recruitment to the armed forces if registrations received for the Indian Air Force (IAF) are any indication. Shattering all records, the IAF has received more than seven

Double Trouble

It’s not business as usual at the Paona international market, popularly known as Moreh Bazaar, in Manipur’s capital city of Imphal. The absence of traffic jams is a dead giveaway of the lack of business. Even as the pandemic eases, and daily

How Many Exams Must A Student Take?

Even as students are trying to return to a semblance of normalcy after a traumatic two-year period of online classes due to the pandemic and clearing the boards without exams, they find themselves once again in the deep end. The latest curve