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Land, an Existential Thing

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Land, an Existential Thing

The Indigenous people the world over are rooted to their ancestral land which nurtures the social environment and from which a unique culture emanates and thrives. The culture is characterized by different customs, laws and procedures. It is this which makes each and every tribe unique. Remember the age old saying that no two hills […]

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The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016

The Article 11 of the Constitution of India empowers the Parliament to regulate the right of citizenship law. The Citizenship Act, 1955(Act No.57 of 1955), an Act to provide for the acquisition and termination of India citizenship, in 1955, in the exercise of the power preserved to the Parliament under Article 11 of the Constitution […]

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Settlement of Indo-Naga Talk

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Settlement of Indo-Naga Talk

The Framework Agreement which was said to have been signed on August 3, 2015 is a recognition of the uniqueness of the Naga political situation and history. If so, it is a recognition of the Memorandum of the Naga elders submitted to the Simon Commission in 1929 and the Naga Plebiscite in 1951. If the […]

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The Weight of Ambition

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on The Weight of Ambition

A life without ambition, drive and purpose is a listless life. However, more often than not we are given to hear the running down, or rather the outright condemnation of ambition. We are told by moral teachers that it is the ego in us that drives ambition. And that, it is not good for the […]

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What is Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016? Why We All Need to Worry?

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on What is Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016? Why We All Need to Worry?

The unrelenting influx of illegal migrants from Bangladesh into Assam and the consequent perceptible change in the demographic pattern of the whole North-east india has been a matter of Grave concern . It poses a serious threat both to the identity of the indigenous people and to our National Security. It threatens to reduce the […]

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The Separateness of Nagas from the Purview of the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on The Separateness of Nagas from the Purview of the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019

The Citizenship Amendment Bill of 2019 is an Act of law passed by the Indian Parliament to give Indian citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians who had fled to India from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh in previous years. But in this context, as for any Naga Christians fleeing from Pakistan into Indian […]

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Dust Kills; Road Construction Hazards

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Dust Kills; Road Construction Hazards

Everyone is concerned about one’s health but no one seems to care about prevention. One issue of concern is our horrible dusty roads. It is so unfortunate that even after more than fifty-six years of Statehood with thirteen governments that had ruled such a tiny State with a scanty population yet ninety percent of the […]

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Et to Veritus

By   /  January 6, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Et to Veritus

Et to veritus- what is truth; thus asked Pilate to his wife on the Eve of the all so famous crucifixion. Indeed, what is truth? I, for one, know for a fact that there are many truths. What I mean is that- truth is relative. For the beggar, penury is his truth. For the rich […]

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Let Bygones Be Bygones

By   /  January 6, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Let Bygones Be Bygones

In the Holy Bible it is said that Forgiveness is the highest form of quality which a person possesses. “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you” .Even Jesus Christ forgave the very persons who crucified him. The same sentiments […]

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Where To? A Highway of Common Hope

By   /  January 6, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Where To? A Highway of Common Hope

Prologue The common dream of the Naga people needs unmasking. For years, we have absorbed all sorts of myths and prejudiced claims about our existence and about each other. We are unable to fathom that we are pathetic victims of the past, and eventually we even fail to recognize our unpleasantness to each other. As […]

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