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What is Lokayukta?

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Lokayukta means “appointed by the people’ derived from Sanskrit word. It is anti-corruption ombudsman organization in the Indian states and the origin of Lokayukta can be trace back to the ombudsman in Scandinavian countries. Lokayukta can be defined in simple terms as an Anti-Corruption Act or it can also considered as a watchdog to pinpoint […]

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Will Fight For Enforcement of Rights – NLSF

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The ministry has already sanctioned an amount of Rs.1344 lakhs on 28 December 2016 ref no. 20014/20/2012- Education. Than why the delay in non-furnishment of the utilization certificate in due time and the subsequent result of delay of scholarship which in fact should be released fully by now. The reasons are either due to the […]

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Trump Expected to Change Course on Paris Climate Accord: UN Environment Head

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By Vishal Gulati | IANS The US will change its attitude towards the Paris Agreement and play a big role at the UN Climate Change Conference that begins on Monday in the German city of Bonn, says Erik Solheim, head of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The crucial 12-day long negotiations on how to keep rising […]

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The God of “The Second Chance”

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There are times when the sinners silently weep, Finding themselves drowning, sinking deep, In the murky waters of worldly pleasure They once loved to swim in at leisure, To exercise their God-given freewill, With a choice that would only kill- Both the mortal body and soul, And parcel them to Sheol. It’s their heart that […]

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Women Power: How a Forest Was Saved From Timber Mafia

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By Mudita Girotra | IANS Armed with just water bottles and sticks, a group of poor tribal women in Muturkham village of Purbi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand trekked miles to the sal forest that surrounded their habitat. Their mission: To save the forest from being plundered and denuded by the “forest mafia”. Accompanied by just a […]

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Nagaland legislators lobby before solution for Christmas

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National Security Advisor Ajit Doval seeks suggestion of Nagaland govt. to enable solution before Christmas Dimapur, Nov. 5 (EMN): The National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval has reportedly asked suggestions – from a delegation of Nagaland ministers led by the chief minister – concerning steps the central government could take towards providing a solution to the […]

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Lotha Hoho alarmed by alleged ‘abuse of administrative power’

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Dimapur, Nov. 5 (EMN): The Lotha Hoho has observed that “unprovoked imposition” of section 144 CrPC “remains an issue” with the Wokha district administration. It issued a statement on Sunday raising concern over what it stated was ‘abuse of administrative power’ by the district authority. The Lotha Hoho statement comes in the backdrop of an […]

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Congress says political defectors are ‘migratory birds’

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Dimapur, Nov. 5 (EMN): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has dismissed the ‘outburst’ of its former members, who have recently joined the NPF, as attempts to ‘cover their guilt and shameless actions’. In a statement issued on Sunday, the NPCC asserted that only those who believe in the ideology and principles of Indian National […]

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CMO accuses NDPP leaders of ‘double standard politics’

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Dimapur, Nov. 5 (EMN): The chief minister’s office on Sunday accused NDPP leaders of indulging in “double-standard politics” when they termed the present government as the worst in Nagaland history during a meeting at Mokokchung. A press release from the chief minister’s office stated that the statement of some NDPP leaders at the Mokokchung meeting […]

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Acharya and Rio wishes Lotha community on Tokhu Emong

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Dimapur, Nov. 5 (EMN): On the occasion of Tokhu Emong, the premier festival of the Lotha community, Governor PB Acharya and Neiphiu Rio, Lok Sabha MP have greeted the Lotha community. The two leaders issued separate statements wishing ‘the Almighty’s unwavering love blessing’ upon the community. A Raj Bhavan statement cited the occasion was a […]

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