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Rebuttal to “Old Faultlines, New Crisis”

By   /  January 4, 2017  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Rebuttal to “Old Faultlines, New Crisis”

The very one sided article of A Bimol Akoijam titled “Old Faultlines, New crisis” (published by Indian Express dated 27/12/2016 and Sangai Express dated 28/12/2016) where he portrayed very poorly the standpoint of the Nagas and United Naga Council (UNC) has compelled this rebuttal article which is given in detailed point wise presentation for readers […]

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My Response to Iralu’s “A Naga Reply to Silverstein”

By   /  January 3, 2017  /  Opinion, Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on My Response to Iralu’s “A Naga Reply to Silverstein”

This will be a short response to Iralu’s reply to my article of December 29,2016, titled, “A small Biblical correction to Imchen’s article.” First, I will not respond to his substantive arguments supporting the Naga nationalist movement because I’ve done that in a number of previous articles. I just want to point out to readers […]

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Speech of Gen. (Retd.) Viyalie Metha, Kedahge, Federal Govt of Nagaland, on 54TH Naga Army Day, at TPC Kohima

By   /  January 3, 2017  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Speech of Gen. (Retd.) Viyalie Metha, Kedahge, Federal Govt of Nagaland, on 54TH Naga Army Day, at TPC Kohima

The commander-in-Chief, all Rank and File of the Naga Army, Fellow National Workers, Ladies and Gentlemen. On this auspicious day of the 54th Naga Army Raising Day, I extend my heartiest greetings to all the Rank and File of the Naga Army for a prosperous New Year, 2017 and call upon each and everyone to […]

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On Women’s Reservation

By   /  January 3, 2017  /  Opinion, Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on On Women’s Reservation

We begin the New Year with the stage set for a confrontation between the Naga Mothers Association and the Joint Action Committee on Women’s Rights on the one hand and the various Tribal Organisations on the other; with the State Government, on the sidelines, imitating Pilate, of The Bible; absolving itself of all blame with […]

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A Naga Reply to Silverstein

By   /  January 2, 2017  /  Opinion, Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on A Naga Reply to Silverstein

Nagas are not unaware of other people’s sufferings from the devastations of wars. I for one had read “O Jerusalem” and “Anne Frank’s Diary” as well as Corrie Ten Boom’s books while still in High school in the late 1960’s. The history books that all educated Nagas have read are not from another planet so […]

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A Reply to Silverstein’s Negative Invectives on the Nagas and a Concise Answer to His Latest Tirade on the Christian Scripture

By   /  January 2, 2017  /  Opinion, Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on A Reply to Silverstein’s Negative Invectives on the Nagas and a Concise Answer to His Latest Tirade on the Christian Scripture

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.”        ―   John Milton, Paradise Lost. Introduction I would first like to relate the meaning of the above lines from John Milton’s poem to our present situation in order to understand the mindset of an extremely […]

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Seeking Clarification From Mrs. Khontyüle Seb For Her Statement During the Rengma Baptist Women Convention, Tesophenyu

By   /  December 30, 2016  /  Opinion, Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Seeking Clarification From Mrs. Khontyüle Seb For Her Statement During the Rengma Baptist Women Convention, Tesophenyu

“Love conquers all, hatred kills oneself” The Rengma Baptist Women held its convention at Tesophenyu from 9th – 11th December, 2016. During the morning session at 09:00 am, on 11th December, 2016, the talk of Mrs. Khontyüle, W/o Rev. TengaSeb(Pastor, Rengma Baptist Church, Khermahal – Dimapur) has created turmoil among the participants and in the […]

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A Reply to Three Responses to My Article on the Book of Daniel and the Christian Scriptures

By   /  December 30, 2016  /  Opinion, Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on A Reply to Three Responses to My Article on the Book of Daniel and the Christian Scriptures

In an article by me dated December 29, 2016, I stated that Dr. S. Temjen Imchen’s statement that the Book of Daniel is part of the Christian Scriptures was incorrect, that it was in fact part of the Hebrew Scriptures. He, in turn, in an article in both the Eastern Mirror and the Nagaland Post, […]

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A Brief Literary & Theological Response to Silverstein’s Article

By   /  December 29, 2016  /  Opinion, Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on A Brief Literary & Theological Response to Silverstein’s Article

Silverstein’s article titled, “A Small Correction to Imchen’s article” in today’s publication ofEastern Mirror(December 29, 2016) caught my attention. It is a critique to my article. I am happy he responded to it for he thought it would be good. So, here is a brief literary and theological response to his attempt to correct my […]

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Reply to Mr. Silverstein

By   /  December 29, 2016  /  Opinion, Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Reply to Mr. Silverstein

Dear, Mr. Silverstein or Mr. Bob, in response to your article “A small Biblical correction to Imchen’s article”, I have nothing but respect for you for pointing out the atrocities of the fellow Nagas inflicting wounds on the Naga society, time and time again. As one of the many concerned educated Naga with broader perspective […]

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