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Honour fallen

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Honour fallen

We honour leaders that dedicate their lives to serving the people and protecting the Naga way of life. However the characteristics that we hold up such as intelligence, good democratic judgement, integrity in one’s words and actions, and compassion for the people seems to be in limited supply in our state. We have elected leaders […]

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The Uncounted Sweats & Tears of PSAN

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Uncounted Sweats & Tears of PSAN

My curiosity took me to Secretariat junction on 3rd July, 2017 to witness the peaceful protest organized by the Public Service Aspirants of Nagaland (PSAN). I was taken up to see young Nagas demandingjustice in Naga society. The sad part of the story is that they are demanding justice from their own Naga fellow beings. […]

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Yitachu Replies to Opponents

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Yitachu Replies to Opponents

I, as a Government Spokesperson, do not wish to react to any press statements that concerns the internal matters of the Party and I stillmaintain that since the party is open for total reconciliation, taking the internal affairs of the party to public domain does not seem appropriate. However, since it is a misrepresentation of […]

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Selling Your Soul in the Name of Religion

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Selling Your Soul in the Name of Religion

The title seems conflicting but once you get the real insight about it you will no longer be suspicious. Everything that is ordinary remains trivial but everything that is controversial becomes an issue of debate. What you cant undo is the influence the media has over it. When the morning paper comes all that we […]

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Is this Generation Living a Curse of the Older Generation ?

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Is this Generation Living a Curse of the Older Generation ?

An elder once told me,’  Youths are like Bamboos, you young folks without any thoughts would act with full passion and vigour but you guys burn out as fast as you burn easily ” So I replied,’ Yes Uncle ! We are like the bamboo that burns easily and burn out faster without leaving any […]

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All Eyes On The Speaker

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on All Eyes On The Speaker

Oh dear, we have done it again. We are in the news for all the wrong reasons and the next few weeks we could be making history: We shall be in the front pages of all local and national media. I am reminded of a troll in the social media where a local youth from […]

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Overworked, Underpaid, Abused: The World of India’s Domestic Workers

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Overworked, Underpaid, Abused: The World of India’s Domestic Workers

By Alison Saldanha | IANS  In the decade after liberalisation, there was a nearly 120 per cent rise in the number of domestic workers in India, says author Tripti Lahiri in her recently released book, “Maid In India”. Women constitute over two-thirds of the workforce in this unorganised sector. They usually come from backward regions such […]

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Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha, attacks BJP, government for gagging her

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha, attacks BJP, government for gagging her

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS): BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday resigned from the Rajya Sabha, accusing the BJP of preventing her from speaking in the House on issues close to her heart like the cause of depressed sections particularly Dalits. “I had wanted to raise issues in the morning relating to Dalits and about the […]

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9-judge SC bench to decide whether right to privacy is fundamental

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on 9-judge SC bench to decide whether right to privacy is fundamental

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred to a nine-judge constitution bench the question whether right to privacy is a fundamental right on which hinges the challenge to the validity of the Aadhaar scheme. Referring the matter to the larger bench, a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar […]

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Study: Hereditary Breast, Ovarian Cancer on Rise in India

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Study: Hereditary Breast, Ovarian Cancer on Rise in India

Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer cases are on the rise in India, three times more than in western countries, said a study by leading bioinformatics firm Strand Life Sciences Ltd on Tuesday. “Breast cancer gene mutations in the Indian population are three times more in India than in the western world due to inherited genetic […]

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