Makhan Saikia

Makhan Saikia

Dr. Makhan Saikia: Senior Editor Edit & OpEd 

Ukraine War: US-led world order real target

Ukraine War: US-led world order real target

Sunday, 01 January 2023 | Makhan Saikia

The US and Europe must be getting ready for Putin-like ambitious and aggressive statesmen in the days to come who would challenge the already ailing and aging western liberal order The war in Ukraine is devastating and tragic. It has been ten months now. It demonstrates the strained relationship between Ukraine...

Brexit: The final journey under Johnson

Sunday, 22 December 2019 | Makhan Saikia

It’s a testing time for Johnson. Moment has come for him to demonstrate not just leadership but statesmanship Boris Johnson has romped home in the parliamentary election with 365 seats in the 650-member House against the Labour Party’s 203 seats. The Labour Party, under James Corbyn, lost its heartlands, and the...

What do Iraqi protesters strive for?

Sunday, 15 December 2019 | Makhan Saikia

What is worrying the global community is that the saga of mass demonstrations in Iraq is leaderless. The protesters are not backed by any organisational structures and ideological narratives. The only common chord among them is a strong sentiment of anti-Government agenda Iraq has once again descended into an abyss. Since...

US law can’t usher in democracy in Hong Kong

Sunday, 01 December 2019 | Makhan Saikia

By enacting the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, the Donald Trump Administration has thrown its weight behind the pro-democracy demonstrators of Hong Kong, and put extra pressure on China to redeem its year-1997 promise of autonomy for the region. However, the Hongkongers must realise that an Act passed...

Inclusive governance a challenge for Gotabaya

Sunday, 24 November 2019 | Makhan Saikia

Considering the ideological baggage of Rajapaksas, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya has his task cut out if he wants to keep peace prevail in the island nation. While the Sinhala majority who voted him to power calls him ‘the savior of their country’, there is a large section of minorities, Muslims...

It's time to wrap up Naga peace process

Sunday, 17 November 2019 | Makhan Saikia

It is over a fortnight since the deadline, fixed by the Union Government, for the Nagaland peace pact lapsed on October 31, 2019. However amid hopes and apprehension, the good news is that the peace talks have not stopped A fortnight has already gone by since the deadline, fixed by the...

Death of Baghdadi is not end of ISIS

Sunday, 03 November 2019 | Makhan Saikia

Though the elite US Delta Force commandos have put an end to the ISIS leader, the remnants of the ISIS, spread from Africa to Australasia, will not simply fade away. Worst is yet to come The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the chief of the Islamic State (ISIS), has brought a...

Show of strength at 70: China’s global message

Sunday, 06 October 2019 | Makhan Saikia

While President Xi Jinping has promised ‘New Era’ that sees China as a top global power, many in China feel what the Communist Party is projecting to the world is an incomplete narrative of the progress China is celebrating its 70th year of the Communist revolution this week. On October 1,...

State Editions

7-yr RI for raping minor in B’swar

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 die as SUV overturns in Boudh

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Use Budget provisions fully, avoid parking of funds'

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Month on, action not taken against Tarbha officials yet

28 January 2023 | SRIKUMAR MAHANTA | Bhubaneswar

PPA all set to handle 130 MT

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Drop Keuta, Kaibarta, Dhibara from SC category'

28 January 2023 | AJIT PANDA | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Astrology helps reinvent oneself

22 January 2023 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Winter Care: Tips to Stay Healthy

22 January 2023 | Dr. RP Parasher | Agenda


22 January 2023 | HEALTH PIONEER | Agenda

Finally, Justice for CAPF

22 January 2023 | Rakesh K Singh | Agenda

Himalayan environment at tipping point

22 January 2023 | Prashant Barthwal | Agenda

Agri entrepreneurship can be game changer

22 January 2023 | Dinesh Tyagi | Agenda