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A Political Messiah Has Come to Nagaland!

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on A Political Messiah Has Come to Nagaland!

Going through the Rejoinder issued by the Chief Minister’s Office in response to the Media & Press Bureau of the NPF this morning, one is convinced that a brand new Messiah has arrived in our midst to tell us that we Nagas have been living in ignorance, groping in the dark and following a political […]

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Four Reasons Why Quizzing is Important For Students

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Four Reasons Why Quizzing is Important For Students

By Piyush Gupta | IANS Many of us in the 40-plus bracket will recall youthful evenings in front of the TV watching students battle it out in the Bournvita Quiz Contest. But since its last episode was aired, there has been no all-India show mounted on such a scale. In recent times, we have had the […]

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Planters Apprehensive About Future of Darjeeling Tea Exports, Pin Hopes on GI Tag

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Planters Apprehensive About Future of Darjeeling Tea Exports, Pin Hopes on GI Tag

By Bappaditya Chatterjee | IANS Amid fears of losing export markets to other nations due to the ongoing unrest in the northern West Bengal hills, Darjeeling’s tea planters are hoping that the Geographical Indication (GI) tag will enable them to regain their market share in the future. All plucking and manufacturing operations in Darjeeling’s 87 gardens […]

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Despite the Rhetoric, the US Can’t Pull Out of Paris Pact Before Nov 4, 2020

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Despite the Rhetoric, the US Can’t Pull Out of Paris Pact Before Nov 4, 2020

By Rajendra Shende | IANS The world today is “locked” in more ways than one. Brutal inequality, dreadful terrorism, unashamed threats on territorial claims and bullying on nuclear missile attacks have all locked our civilisation in a spiral trajectory of global hazards without any sign of slowing down. Recent climate studies by Nature Climate Change, published […]

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‘Independence Was Only Transfer of Power; True Freedom is Equal Access to Everything for Everyone’

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on ‘Independence Was Only Transfer of Power; True Freedom is Equal Access to Everything for Everyone’

By Saket Suman | IANS The nation has just celebrated Independence Day with great pomp and fervour — but does this special occasion evoke similar sentiments among the Dalits living in the country? No, contends author Sujatha Gidla, who was born an “untouchable” and is now creating waves in US literary circles with a provocative memoir […]

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In Response to ACAUT’s Call to Prayer

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on In Response to ACAUT’s Call to Prayer

In response to the call of ACAUT to pray on August 20th for the upcoming rally in Dimapur, I would like to propose that one of the immediate concerns for prayer for Nagas today is to pray for God’s justice to dawn in our land. Let justice roll down like a Tsunami (Amos 5:24). We […]

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What Does This Story Say About the 70th Anniversary?

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on What Does This Story Say About the 70th Anniversary?

By  Saeed Naqvi | IANS This is a true story. I am revisiting it with a purpose: So that it collides head on with the nation’s 70th anniversary celebrations. Absolute, undiluted joy on this occasion would require total amnesia of that which accompanied independence: Partition. With some of us, these celebrations will always be tempered […]

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Will Modi Opt For Early General Election?

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Will Modi Opt For Early General Election?

By Amulya Ganguli | IANS The synchronisation of the next general election with the assembly polls of 2018 to set a pattern may not be the only reason why the Narendra Modi government is said to be considering bringing forward the 2019 general election by a year. While the need to evolve a system where the […]

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Press Statement

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Press Statement

This press statement is issued in response to the statement made by a so-called DAN Core Committee on 18th August 2017 without ascertaining any fact — I. That the 10th Northern Angami-1 AC Youth Wing has already notified that it will not stoop low to paper war against a non-existent body but owing to the […]

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Chief Minister’s Office Respond to Dr. Shurhozelie’s Group

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Chief Minister’s Office Respond to Dr. Shurhozelie’s Group

Against the backdrop of baseless accusations levelled on the Chief Minister, TR Zeliang by the so called Media and Press Bureau (Dr. SL’s Group) in the name of NPF Central HQs, time and again, the Chief Minister’s office is constrained to issue this statement in order to set the record straight. The Law may be […]

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