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Vote banks

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Vote banks

Since Independence, almost all the political parties of the country have indulged in vote-bank politics and there is no gainsaying that this kind of politics has affected the country badly. Often, political parties were seen giving preferences to vote-bank politics ignoring the interest of the nation. As a result, dalit, minority, OBC, saffron, etc, has […]

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Beginning of the end?

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Beginning of the end?

The attention of the whole country was drawn recently to the IT raids that were conducted in the properties owned by the family of a retired cop of Nagaland police who was till recently attached to the Police headquarters as a consultant. The benefit of doubt goes to the person who rose from a constable […]

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Separate time zone for Northeast

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Separate time zone for Northeast

It has been a few years that leaders, luminaries from various field from the north east and organisations have been demanding for a separate time zone for the north east. The first demand for such a move from the government of India initially started in the nineties. Then it was raised again in 2014 with […]

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Ending child labour

By   /  June 18, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Ending child labour

India has finally ratified the International Labour Organisation’s conventions of recommendations on child labour during the recently concluded International Labour Conference in Geneva and India has finally inched closer to a child labour free country in the near future. Moreover, the observation of World Day Against Child Labour every year on June 12, which was […]

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Cattle politics

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Cattle politics

Of all the policies, some of which were quite extraordinary, that the present BJP led NDA government has introduced since coming to power in 2014 the notification on banning the selling of cattle for slaughter at animal markets tops the list. The notification based on cruelty to animals not only cover cows but also its […]

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Security is the key

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Security is the key

One of the most turbulent of all the tenures of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly since statehood is the current term that witnessed three chief ministers and may also get its fourth if the Election Commission of India declines the bye-elections. The beleaguered chief minister is not yet a member of the NLA and his term […]

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Conclusions

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Conclusions

The dead of SS Khaplang the Chairman of NSCN(K), the letter ‘K’ being attributed to his name, marks the end of one of the most powerful leaders among the NSCNs who was also sometimes quite unpredictable. He was also one of the founding members when the NSCN was formed in 1980 at a time when […]

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Another tinderbox ?

By   /  June 8, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Another tinderbox ?

It is indeed the biggest crises in the Middle East in years when Qatar was diplomatically cut off by five of its neighbouring Arab countries to be followed by Maldives, Mauritius, Mauritania and Libya’s eastern government. The reason being its continued support to terrorism especially the Muslim Brotherhood, a group that is considered as a […]

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Forces of politics

By   /  June 6, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Forces of politics

The internal party politics of the political parties in Nagaland somewhat echoes the current divisions in the state on varying lines. Similar to the single largest party of the DAN alliance, the NPF party that was replete with crises in the current tenure, the tremor was also always felt by its other alliance partners, especially […]

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Questionable machines

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Questionable machines

After much hullaballoo over the alleged EVM tampering issue by about 13 political parties, the matter has come to an end with the Election Commission of India conducting the EVM challenge to any party that can hack into the electronic voting machines. During the actual day of the challenge almost all the parties that had […]

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