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An open letter to Nongthymmai Catholic Church authorities in run up to All Soul’s Day

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LETTERS | Oct 31, 2018: 

To,

The Editor
The Shillong News

Respected Editor,

The 2nd of November marks a day of reminiscence and memory for most Christians as we  collectively remember our loved ones and pray for their departed souls.

LETTERS | Teachers are Teachers by default and not by choice — REALLY?

LETTERS | Shillong, Sept 18, 2018: 

Editor,

This would be long, but I feel there is a need to address this proper. A statement by statement response to Partha Pratim Sengupta’s derogatory comment on ‘Teachers’ published by a reputed English Daily on September 4, 2018 ~~

Students of reputed college in Shillong publicly shamed on Facebook; Is this justifiable?

OPINION | Shillong, Sept 16, 2018: 

By Mayborn Lyngdoh R

How justified are we in public shaming the Higher Secondary students of a reputed educational institute in Shillong?

Yesterday, pictures of Higher Secondary School students of a reputed Girl’s College in the capital city of Shillong were circulated on social media anonymously without entertaining a second thought.

OPINION | What is the logic behind making ‘wearing a seat-belt’ mandatory in Shillong?

OPINION | Shillong, Sept 3, 2018: 

By Mayborn Lyngdoh R

Seat-belts in Shillong are over-hyped – Other things more important than not wearing a seat-belt:

The logic behind making ‘wearing a seat-belt’ mandatory in Shillong where the maximum speed that can be driven during working hours is 30 km/hr, going by traffic-police availability of duty, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM is ‘ironic’.

Khasi Lineage Bill 2018: Mixed-marriages destroy the fabric of Khasi customs, says Erwin Sutnga

LETTERS | Shillong, Sept 3, 2018: 

Editor, 

This letter serves as my counter petition to Global Petition:- The Khasi Jaintia Tribe is one of the few matrilineal and matriarchal societies of the world and India.

Letters | Khasi Lineage Bill 2018: Subtle yet visible attempt to dilute Matrilineal system

LETTERS | Aug 15, 2018: 

To the Editor, 

Sir/Madam, 

The issue revolving the Khasi Lineage Bill 2018 is selling like hot cakes in Meghalaya at present and my take on the bill is that it will “ultimately” die a natural legal death.

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