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The Northeast Today

TNT-The Northeast Today
Categories Current Affairs
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 49,996
Publisher Kirit Pradyot Deb Burman
First issue August 2007
Company Manikya Prints and Works.
Country India
Language English

The magazine TNT-The Northeast Today, was launched by Kirit Pradyot Deb Burman (also known as P.B.K.Manikya) in August 2007. In a short time the magazine has become the highest-selling magazine in the Northeast of India, with an estimated circulation of 49,000. The magazine is known for its all-round coverage, and primarily covers politics, sports, cuisine, lifestyle, health, environment, science, and travel. The magazine is currently the number one magazine from the region.


The magazine states that it has no political bias and also that it is equidistant from all political parties. Though lately it has been seen that its stand for the cause of Tibet and against the Maoist movement has been very critical and vocal. The magazine has also been seen as very supportive for the human rights and large-scale displacement of indigenous people for large projects. The stand for forest bill rights is also very much evident in the magazine. Recently the magazine was a partner in the Mega Quiz organised by which encourages participants to know about local knowledge along with the happening the world over. The Northeast Today aptly puts it as "a journey within for the search of knowledge".


The Northeast Today, or TNT as it is popularly known, has been involved in a lot of youth activities, such as quiz, debates and seminars, largely because it has a large student and youth base. It is estimated that almost 75% of the readers are under the age of 35.

The magazine has also co-partnered a musical show, Eric Martin The magazine was also part of the huge popular White Lion/FireHouse show that attracted over 42,000 fans is Shillong in December 2008.


The magazine aims to see that the Northeast region is taken at oar in the national level, not only politically but at all levels. The magazine is also one of the youngest in terms of age with the average age of 28 years in the editorial board. The magazine is for the people of northeast by the people who actually reside and live day to day.


  • Pradyot Manikya Deb Burman - Editor in Chief /Owner/ Publisher
  • Rajoo Sharma - Managing Editor
  • Tapas dey -Bureau Chief (Agartala)
  • Associate Editor
    • Priya Konthoujam
  • Sub-Editors
    • Fabian Dkhar
    • Krishna Ram Chutia
    • Denis Sangma
  • Graphic and Layout Artist
    • Reginald Sunn
  • Event Manager
    • Sumita Jana
  • Pawan Joshi - Accounts
  • Uttam Sarkar-Circulation-In-Charge(Tripura)
  • Shubhajit Chowdhury - Head - Markting & Advertisement (Tripura)
  • Sanjay Narwani - Join hands - Ad revenue
  • Ajay Sinha-Head of marketing


The current circulation is estimated at about 49,996 magazine per month thereby making it the most popular magazine in the segment from northeast India.

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