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Irony of Naga Nationalism: An Observation

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Irony of Naga Nationalism: An Observation

Call me ignorant, benighted and unknowledgeable for my understanding and observation of the very proud movement of the Nagas. I am pretty confident that many Nagas, young and old, take pride in the movement. There have been occasions where I am baffled by the enthusiasm of the younger generation on the Naga Nationalist movement. Maybe […]

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An Appeal to Contractors of NH-29

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on An Appeal to Contractors of NH-29

This is to make an appeal to the contractors of 4-lane construction on Nh-29 starting from Burma Camp traffic point to Dhansiri Bridge that due to on-going construction of 4-lane roads, the colonies lying side by side along the National Highway are facing horriblyfrom dust-polluted atmosphere. The cloud of dust that came and settled over […]

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An Honest Appeal to Whomever Concerned

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on An Honest Appeal to Whomever Concerned

Head of departments specially the technical and medical should be given opportunities to serve in the capacity of secretary and not just retire as Chief. One good reason behind the slow growth of Nagaland technically, which is also suppressing all other round development could be “Technical Departments Given Charge to Non-Tech Secretaries” (Not undermining the […]

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We Yearn for Better Roads

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on We Yearn for Better Roads

The State of Nagaland may not be the poorest State in India. Yet, Nagaland has the worst condition of roads in India by which our State remains to be the least developed and most backward. The road condition is the major indicator of our poverty and the degree of corruption in governance too. Improvement of […]

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Is Evil to be Confronted or Evaded?

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Is Evil to be Confronted or Evaded?

The Bible says: “To fear the Lord is to hate evil” (Prov.8:13). It further states: “Hate the evil and love the good and establish justice in the gate…” (Amos 5:15). Now the word “hate” is not a passive word but an active verb which denotes action and activity. Further, the word of God in this […]

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Culture of Free Thinking and Positive Behaviour

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Culture of Free Thinking and Positive Behaviour

‘Free Thinking’ simply put is the act of processing thoughts in the mind, independent of conjecture, prejudice, doctrine and popular belief. It is an integral part of cognitive process and learning experience of human beings. This process sources new ideas, innovations, inventions, discoveries, solutions and sustainable alternatives to otherwise redundant traditions. Individuals who exercise free […]

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New Government and Economic Priorities

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on New Government and Economic Priorities

The biggest festival of democracy was over on 19th of May. Campaigns are run on promises but governance is judged by performance. Former New York governor Mario Cuomo put it more eloquently: “One campaigns in poetry but governs in prose. India is a classic example of this political truism. It is a good time to […]

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This is Nagaland

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on This is Nagaland

When we look into moral and political philosophy, we are told from the outset that our society is the reflection of our mindset; that the kind of society we live in simply reflects the kind of people we are. This was first put to us by the Greek philosopher, Plato. According to him, if we […]

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The Need of the Hour

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on The Need of the Hour

This happened in the year 1993. While serving as one of the Joint Secretaries of All India Chess Federation, I was appointed as Team Manager of the Senior Indian Chess Team that was selected to represent India in the Asian Team Chess Championship which was held in Kualalumpur, Malaysia from 15th June to 25th June […]

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Lack of Sense of Direction in our State’s Music Industry

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Lack of Sense of Direction in our State’s Music Industry

In a recent article in Forbes Magazine, it was projected that by the year 2017-18, social media platforms like Apple Music, Spotify, Sound Cloud and YouTube were beginning to heavily dominate the music industry world-wide through their streamlining services which stood at 63% of overall industry revenue. Meanwhile, paid downloads and CDs are continuing their […]

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