Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicKhasi

Topic: Khasi

Missionary is not a popular word in India. But in the Khasi hills, it holds a different meaning

Artist Tarun Bhartiya's exhibition of black and white photographs maps how faith is not easily given up or followed in the Khasi hills of Meghalaya.

‘Over in under 1 minute’ — How 3 am raid ended with ‘encounter’ of ex-militant in Shillong

On 13 August, police shot dead former HNLC militant Cherishterfield Thangkhiew, leading to violence and then curfew in Shillong.

Control over family wealth among Meghalaya women increases political activity, study finds

Researchers from Boston and Columbia universities studied Meghalaya's matrilineal tribes to find that women are more politically active than men when wealth passes from mother to daughter.

Month after Shillong violence, Sikhs in no mood to relocate, threaten to move court

Residents of Punjabi Line protest and lock doors as municipal officials arrive to conduct survey of the locality.

On Camera

YourTurn

An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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