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Cracker ban, Ram temple in Ayodhya will put Modi government in a fix

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Editorial

Thomas Lim
The achievement of a ruling government is measured in terms delivering of good governance, while in the case of a coalition government the fulfilment of common minimum programmes as agreed upon will enable the stability, but once the conflict of ideologies amongst it alliance members and the government creep up, it surely will split wide open the partnership, while the general masses suffer. The Supreme Court ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi and National Capital Region for 2017 Deepawali did not go down well for the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), while the ruling government is under pressure due to the toxic smog which lasted for over three months after last year’s observance of the festival.

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Impossible to vote for change at one go; but a start is needed

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Editorial

Thomas Lim

The common talks about the dirty game of politics have reached its crescendo as the date of General Assembly election to the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly are just few more months away. Except for the aspirant candidates and their supporters, the general masses are losing hope on the electoral institutions due to non- deliverance. Such is one factor driving away most of the youths from the system of Politics. The Constitutional Rights however will never let such democratic exercises to serenely fade away; the masses should be sensitized to begin the vote for change, which could be time consuming.

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Four Police teams deployed to trace Delhi Chief Minister’s stolen car

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Editorial

Thomas Lim
One of the most common plots of Bollywood film is an emergency like situation, where Police forces are deployed across the city to recover the stolen ancient statues of the semi abundant temple. This was the scene across Delhi and NCR on October 13, 2017 where police were on the hunt for the stolen blue WagonR vehicle of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal which was stolen on the previous day from outside Delhi Secretariat’s Gate No.3.

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Himachal to vote on November 9, Gujarat to waits, will Meghalaya dates be enhanced

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Editorial

Thomas Lim
The Election Commission announced on October 12, 2017 that Himachal Pradesh will go to polls on a single day on November 9 to elect a new assembly, without finalising a schedule for Gujarat, drawing sharp criticism from the Congress which accused the Centre of putting pressure on the poll panel. The term of the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly ends on January 7, 2018 and that of the 182 member Gujarat assembly on January 22. Of the Himachal constituencies, 17 are reserved for Scheduled Castes and three for Scheduled Tribes.

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Travel industry is people focused; the quality of its people defines values

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Editorial

Thomas Lim
India is gearing up to launch the Incredible India 2, with the prime focus on the rapid growth in international arrivals in India, expecting that there would be a creation of approximately one million additional jobs, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report, which has put forward a few recommendations, including the importance of Public-Private cooperation in its execution, and suggesting that advantage be taken of the unexplored 6,00,000 villages with their own culture and heritage, ecotourism and cruise tourism to create unique experiences for travellers.

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