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NOTA as a candidate

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on NOTA as a candidate

Every electronic gadget is prone to hacking. Thus the debate over correctness of electronic voting machines (EVMs) is of no use. Like every other electronic gadget, theoretically it can be hacked too, notwithstanding the strict security measures taken by the Election Commission (EC). To ensure free and fair elections in India the need of the […]

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Yet another

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Yet another

Yet another political party has come up from the ashes of the political turmoil that prevailed in the state since the former chief minister Neiphiu Rio decided to leave state politics in lieu of the lone Lok Sabha seat from the State in April 2014. His departure created a vacuum within the power centres of […]

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Consensus required

By   /  May 16, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Consensus required

Who is going to be the next President of the Republic? Few names are doing rounds. Every political party, having stake in the forthcoming election, are trying hard to sale its ideas so that their nominee becomes the next resident of Raisina Hills. Everyone is interested in it as the electoral arithmetic is not clearly […]

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End of road

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on End of road

The recent turmoil within Aam Aadmi party (AAP) should be an eye opener to those who want to achieve success overnight. Finding that corruption is an issue which could take them to the seat of power, Arvind Kejriwal & Co left no stone unturned to make the people believe that it is the only party […]

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Let’s talk

By   /  May 7, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Let’s talk

Nothing will be achieved through tensions, conflicts or war. Rather it will increase the plight of the common people. Loss of lives, destruction of properties, ruined economy is the phenomenon attached with war. Thus instead of escalating tensions and creating a war-like situation, leadership of both India and Pakistan should show enough maturity to turn […]

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Intellectuals sans intelligentsia

By   /  May 5, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Intellectuals sans intelligentsia

It is a welcome step that a group of Naga intellectuals from across different areas of expertise and profession recently met outside the state and hammered out a list of objectives to work towards peace and reconciliation with a renewed effort, to use their words, for the sake of a’ shared Naga future’. Although the […]

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Breaking the barrier

By   /  May 3, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Breaking the barrier

It is not only a tournament victory for Aizawl FC. It is more than that. The victory is a slap on the face of those who always depicts a negative image of the North-East. It is a lesson for the media barons of the country, who refuse to publish any news from the region apart […]

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Finding cure

By   /  May 2, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Finding cure

Merely by deploying forces no ruler has so far been able to quell unrest. The latest tragic incident in Sukma, where 25 members of Central Reserve Police had died in an ambush by the Maoist forces, serves a stern reminder to this fact. Thus to stop the Maoist menace in the country, the Centre has […]

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Setting up state Human Rights Commission

By   /  May 1, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Setting up state Human Rights Commission

24 years after the Protection of Human Rights Act was enforced, Nagaland is yet to establish a state level Human Rights Commission as required by the Act. The Supreme Court and the National Human Rights Commission have been reminding states which are yet to comply, that it is the statutory duty of the state governments […]

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Culture of privileges

By   /  April 30, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Culture of privileges

Beginning from May 1 the central government has disbanded the use of red beacons and sirens on vehicles all over the country including the President of India. Prior to this decision, some states like Punjab had already banned the use of red beacons on the vehicles of dignitaries. The idea behind is to do away […]

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