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Imran’s Visit and Hopes for End to US-Pak Acrimony

By   /  July 16, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Imran’s Visit and Hopes for End to US-Pak Acrimony

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khans visit to the US next week is meant to reset Pakistans often stormy relations with the US. The first visit by Khan as Prime Minister of Pakistan had been under discussion for some weeks, but Islamabad got a jolt when the State Department spokesperson refuted Pakistani media reports of a […]

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Understanding the New Age Organisation for National Advancement

By   /  July 14, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Understanding the New Age Organisation for National Advancement

By D C Pathak | IANS India’s strategy of governance and growth must rely heavily on the transformational impact that the IT revolution has made on our young generations over these three decades. This had overshadowed the traditional approaches the rulers had hitherto adopted in both areas. Time is ripe for this course correction as […]

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Considered View of Nagaland Senior Citizen’s Association on RIIN

By   /  July 13, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Considered View of Nagaland Senior Citizen’s Association on RIIN

Government Notification No.Con.3/PAP/65/10: Dated Kohima the 29th June 2019 concerning “Registration of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland” (RIIN) with a seemingly simplified objective of preventing issuance of fake Indigenous inhabitants Certificates, is froth with possible abusive outcome that could be detrimental to the original sons of the soil unless certain operational benchmarks are first strictly laid […]

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India’s Balancing Act

By   /  July 7, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on India’s Balancing Act

By DC Pathak | IANS With India, the largest democracy of the world, rapidly rising to its potential as a global player during the Modi regime, its natural placement in the international arena is attracting the limelight after a long period of survival without shine. The hallmark of this is an implicit acknowledgement by the world […]

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Time to Discuss Mutual Interests

By   /  July 7, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Time to Discuss Mutual Interests

By Jayanta Ghosal | IANS US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came in advance for the final round of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s face-to-face meeting with American President Donald Trump. Trump sent him to fix the schedule of the two top leaders’ meeting. It was just before June 28 that a bilateral meeting would be […]

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PSUs Must Maximise ‘Time Value of Money’ to Boost Growth

By   /  July 6, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on PSUs Must Maximise ‘Time Value of Money’ to Boost Growth

By Taponeel Mukherjee | IANS As news regarding recapitalisation of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and the need to improve credit availability come to the fore, one crucial issue that is assuming increasing importance is the need to maximise the “time value of money” of loans by ensuring faster resolution of credit issues. An effective resolution of […]

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Budget 2019: Kickstarting India’s Developmental Journey

By   /  July 6, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Budget 2019: Kickstarting India’s Developmental Journey

By Amit Kapoor | IANS Since the time Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set a bold target of making India a $5 trillion economy by 2024 at a NITI Aayog meeting early last month, the conversations in the mass media have disproportionately centred on the idea. The Economic Survey – released a day before the Budget […]

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NSCN/GPRN: Open Letter to the Nagas

By   /  July 3, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on NSCN/GPRN: Open Letter to the Nagas

Firstly, I bring greetings to the beloved and blessed people of our beautiful Naga Nation. It would be inadequate on my part if I do not acknowledge the many contributions and blessings that the wonderful people of the Naga Nation has bestowed on the sacred struggle for sovereignity which we still vow to carry on […]

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GPRN: Nagas Can Never Part With Their Land

By   /  July 1, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on GPRN: Nagas Can Never Part With Their Land

As the nomadic Kuki history in Naga country has deliberately been distorted with political motive time and again by some Kuki writers, the truth has to be told. It is a fact beyond dispute that all nation-states are built on the foundation of their respective unique histories. But, there are some people and nations that […]

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Budget 2019: Boosting New Investments Through Tax-Strategy

By   /  June 30, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Budget 2019: Boosting New Investments Through Tax-Strategy

By Taponeel Mukherjee | IANS All eyes are on what policy mechanisms will the Hon. Finance Minister of India use in Budget 2019-2020, to boost consumption and investments in India. Amongst the wide variety of available strategies, a focus on utilising tax-rebate strategies such as allowing high accelerated depreciation to promote new investments in areas of […]

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