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Why Turn Back the Wheel?

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Why Turn Back the Wheel?

Taking its tirade against the Centre to new heights, 20 odd opposition parties demanded that electronic voting machines (EVM) should not be used in the 2019 elections. Instead of EVMs the opposition parties have put its faith on ballot papers. The parties have also formed a committee to take up the matter with the Election […]

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Many Questions Left Unanswered

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Many Questions Left Unanswered

A lot of noise is being made in the name of the Grand Alliance. It is true that if the opposition unites, the BharatiyaJanata Party (BJP) will find it really difficult to retain power at the Centre. But it is not rocket science. In a democracy such things do happen. A united opposition most of […]

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Future Belongs to Entrepreneurs

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Future Belongs to Entrepreneurs

We have heard several people, including Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, bureaucrats, and intellectuals encouraging the youth from the state not to look only for government jobs but explore other avenues like entrepreneurship, business and other professions too.

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The Silence is Eerie

By   /  January 13, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on The Silence is Eerie

The banking sector in India is sinking. Huge non-performing assets (NPA) are not the sole reason of the present ill-health of our banks as is popularly believed. There are various other factors behind this deterioration of health, which are largely unknown to the people. Yes, NPAs are a problem as the maximum income a bank […]

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Do Your Homework

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Do Your Homework

Certain documents required to avail government welfare schemes and subsidies The talk about the delay in the disbursement of grant-in-aid to village development boards (VDBs) in Nagaland is gaining momentum. VDB associations from a number of districts are refuting the Rural Development department’s claim that funding for Peren and Dimapur district blocks and some in […]

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A Waiting Game

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on A Waiting Game

Given the situation he faces, the newly appointed Reserve bank of India(RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das’s best option is to ensure that there is no new pressure to generate more activity in certain, especially short term job creating sectors of the economy, by easing liquidity restrictions. It would be an ideal solution for him if he […]

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Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: What’s the Uproar About?

By   /  January 8, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: What’s the Uproar About?

The Citizenship Act of 1955 regulates the process of acquiring Indian citizenship. It allows individuals born in India or of Indian origin, or have resided in the country for a period of time, to become an Indian citizen. It prohibits illegal migrants though. The act enables a person to apply for Indian citizenship by naturalisation […]

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Tough Fight Ahead

By   /  January 6, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Tough Fight Ahead

Going by the jubilation in the opposition camp after the poll outcome in five states, it seems the non-BJP parties are confident about dethroning the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the coming general elections. Yes, if the election results are any indication, it clearly points out absence of any wave in favour of BJP. But […]

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A Dream Job That Gives Nightmare

By   /  January 4, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on A Dream Job That Gives Nightmare

India experienced substantial growth in the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector in the 2000s following a rise in demand for offshore outsourcing services such as customer care, accounting and finance. It was all due to manpower and cheaper English-speaking workforce being available in the country. BPO became one of the biggest employment-generating sectors in several […]

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A New Agenda for All of India

By   /  January 2, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on A New Agenda for All of India

The New Year always brings new hope. So quite naturally, ‘we the people of India’ have a long wish list as the year gone by was not a memorable one. In 2018, starting from the economy to international relations, infrastructural developments to empowerment, all seem to have come to a halt. Will all that change […]

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