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“Fide Non Armis”

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on “Fide Non Armis”

By Nukhosa Chüzho The Secretary-General of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) once in a church service interceded for divine healing saying “our society lies fragmented”. A leader of his stature having had humbled himself before his creator while praying on behalf of his people invoking divine intervention in a society fraught with divisions is hard to […]

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“Contested Traditions: Nagaland, Rights, Women”

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on “Contested Traditions: Nagaland, Rights, Women”

By James Pochury Sometimes, during passionate and heart rending TV debates by animal rights activists, in the backdrop of Jalikattu, I used to momentarily feel a sense of indignity…reflecting how some sections might be considering Naga people’s ways of fulfilling their culinary tastes and habits. Just then, I would breathe a sigh of relief recalling […]

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The Late Rising Sun of Nagaland

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Late Rising Sun of Nagaland

The fertile land of the Nagas ranges from Mon to Peren and Wokha to Kiphire districts respectively, with Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur and Myanmar as its good neighbours. The Nagas have friendly neighbours for no Naga may live to the full without the commercial help of Assam, and no factions may expand without the aid […]

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The Genesis and Nemesis of TR Zeliang

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Genesis and Nemesis of TR Zeliang

An average political soldier, comparatively less exposed to a truly tested or tempered hard-core, cut-throat politics of Nagaland, suddenly got propelled to a position of supreme commander of the State that he had perhaps not even dreamt possible. What really transpired then would qualify as a Nagaland’s version of “Rags to riches” fairy tale that […]

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New Teachings on Renewal

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on New Teachings on Renewal

You were taught with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitudes of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to believe God in true righteousness and holiness. (Ephesians 4:22-24) God’s command […]

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Wild Animals Don’t Want Trouble From Humans: Biologist George Schaller

By   /  February 20, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Wild Animals Don’t Want Trouble From Humans: Biologist George Schaller

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  By Vishal Gulati  Animals in the wild mostly avoid any encounters with humans – and when they do attack people, it is usually in self-defence, says legendary field biologist George Schaller. And it would be wrong to declare tigers and leopards that attack humans as “man-eaters”, Schaller, who believes he’s still young at 83, […]

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The Last Bastion

By   /  February 20, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Last Bastion

By Jonah Achumi Today in these turbulent times Nagas need to truly reflect and analyze where we have gone wrong. Is it only our leaders who are in the wrong side? Or is it we the people as a whole? Though the opening weeks of this year had been a tumultuous one, or say even […]

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The Truth of The Gospel

By   /  February 19, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Truth of The Gospel

“I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me”. John 14:6 Every verse gives life, even as every book of the scripture are the very foundation of salvation. The mystery of the scripture are ages old and its beginning started with the book of Genesis, […]

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Lessons From the Recent Naga Crisis and Issues

By   /  February 19, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Lessons From the Recent Naga Crisis and Issues

Issues are challenges and difficulties we face in life, but they are not beyond solution. Our responses depend on how prepared or unprepared we are. They reveal our hearts and test us whether we operate on the principles of truth and love. The recent crisis that plagued our state has been unprecedented in three major […]

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It’s rightists vs left-liberals in media slugfest

By   /  February 19, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on It’s rightists vs left-liberals in media slugfest

Amulya Ganguli A major reason the media is being targeted by right-wing establishments in both India and the US is the belief among the “official” ideologues that large sections of the newspapers, magazines and TV channels are dominated by left-liberals, a legacy of Nehruvian times. Hence, the derogatory terms of “presstitudes” and media workers (apropos […]

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