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Sacrifice Too High

By   /  May 27, 2018  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Sacrifice Too High

Maintaining the balance between nature and development is very difficult. Ensuring development without disturbing environment is not easy. On the other hand, if we prevent development just to protect nature, it will have a direct fallout on our livelihood. But even this reality cannot justify the killing of 13 persons in police firing at Tutikorin, […]

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Mini Fests

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Mini Fests

The ruling People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) government in the state announced mini-Hornbill Festivals in all the 12 districts starting from the current year. These mini festivals, which will be coinciding with the 16 recognised tribes’ primary festivals, is supposed to spread the Hornbill Festival experience to other districts. The government notified that at least 2 […]

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Jigsaws Galore

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Jigsaws Galore

Presence of host of opposition leaders in a swearing in ceremony does not necessarily mean formation of an alliance by the political parties. To form an alliance, the primary need is to draw a common minimum programme which will be abided by all its constituents. An alliance cannot be formed by merely opposing a certain […]

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Dangerous Politics

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Dangerous Politics

Democracy, marred by violence, cannot be a winner. So those who are propagating a triumph for democracy by indulging in violence are actually causing damage to the democratic set up of the country. The perpetrators of violence in a democratic setup should keep it in mind that democracy is not all about winning elections. It […]

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Intoxicating Power

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Intoxicating Power

Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa stepping down just before the Trust Vote in the Karnataka assembly brought an end to one of the most acrimonious post-poll scenarios in the country. The war of words was intense, from the common man on the streets to the media. The action of the governor three days prior—inviting the BJP […]

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Dialogue for Peace

By   /  May 20, 2018  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Dialogue for Peace

Unilateral ceasefire declared by Government in Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan is a welcome move. It should be regarded as a positive step towards bringing back peace in the troubled state. It is no gainsaying that guns cannot bring any solution. If a solution of the Kashmir problem is to be found it […]

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Where Are the Northeastern Cricketers?

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Where Are the Northeastern Cricketers?

Northeasterners love sports. Many sportspersons from the region have made their mark at the international level. Barring one, in almost all the sporting disciplines, the sportspersons from the region are the best in the country. Yes, the Northeasterners are yet to make a mark in Cricket which is the most popular game in India these […]

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Pertinent Questions

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Pertinent Questions

Although the Naga Society is at the moment going through a period of uncertainty it should not be taken as a sign of worst times ahead but indeed for the better. For the last half a century Nagas in totality were never convinced in the permanence of the statehood, some openly and some in private […]

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Not Up to the Mark!

By   /  May 13, 2018  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Not Up to the Mark!

Elections results in Karnataka may provide some clues on which way India may move in 2019, when the next general elections will be held. After the Karnataka elections, three important states in the so-called cow belt will go for polls. These states are Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Clearly, the party which will win Karnataka […]

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Battle Lines and Retirement Homes

By   /  May 11, 2018  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Battle Lines and Retirement Homes

With the announcement of the respective candidate from the PDA and the NPF for the by-elections to the lone Lok Sabha seat from Nagaland, the battle lines have been drawn. While the ruling PDA has chosen Tokheho Yepthomi as the consensus candidate, the NPF has chosen C Apok Jamir as its candidate. What is interesting […]

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