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Wavering Convictions

By   /  August 21, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Wavering Convictions

Party hopping is not a rare phenomenon in India. More often than not, in Indian politics we find that leaders are changing sides. Shifting of loyalties has become so common these days that sometimes it even goes without notice. It seems that people of the country now consider it as one of the most common […]

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Shooting Trouble

By   /  August 21, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Shooting Trouble

When news broke out in May this year that the Delhi police had arrested a contract killer, who was allegedly paid to kill a top politician in Nagaland after the Lok Sabha elections, it was not only the political establishment in the state but also the public that was sent into a panic. The shock […]

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Unorganised Organisations

By   /  August 20, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Unorganised Organisations

Nagaland is known as the land of festivals but it would also be apt to be called the land of civil society organisations if numbers is the criteria to earn such a tag. According to the 2011 Nagaland census, the state is home to 30,000 non-governmental organisations (NGOs), which means that there is one NGO […]

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The Patronage of Hooligans

By   /  August 18, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on The Patronage of Hooligans

It should not be termed as a miscarriage of justice. India’s jurisprudence is based on the principle that with even an iota of doubt, no person should be judged guilty. For a person to be pronounced guilty, evidence should be strong enough and there should not be any doubt. Based on this jurisprudence, there is […]

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Grab the Opportunity

By   /  August 15, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Grab the Opportunity

The newly appointed Governor of Nagaland RN Ravi did not mince words when he addressed the citizens of the state on the country’s 73rd Independence Day. While dwelling on the chequered history of the last 55 years of the state he fervently appealed the people to grab the opportunity as Nagaland is at the ‘cusp […]

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Rededication to India

By   /  August 14, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Rededication to India

How much do we value our Independence? Before celebrating another Independence Day, we must ask ourselves this question. We are all proud to be Indians, but have we ever done anything to make India proud? Since 1947, most of our have deeds earned bad name for our beloved country. We must realise that our duties […]

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Best Time to Fight Climate Change is Now

By   /  August 14, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Best Time to Fight Climate Change is Now

Much has been written and spoken about Climate Change and the catastrophic effect it can have on not just human beings but life itself in the near future. The consequences of global warming caused by human negligence, carelessness, and indifference towards the call to arrest the possible self-created calamity is slowly beginning to surface much […]

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Repeating Old Mistakes

By   /  August 11, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Repeating Old Mistakes

Clearly, the Congress party is moving backwards. The century-old party has no inclination of becoming a mass based party rather than remaining a party dominated by a particular family. This is why the party has once again gone back to Sonia Gandhi as its president instead of picking someone from outside the family. To justify […]

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Mutual Trust is Key

By   /  August 8, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Mutual Trust is Key

The initial euphoria following the signing of “historic peace accord” between the government of India and the NSCN (IM) in 2015 was first spoiled by unprecedented speculations around the content of the framework agreement, before prolonged delay in bringing about a solution caused immense damage to the hope of the Nagas. Rhetoric and exchange of […]

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Respecting India’s Women

By   /  August 7, 2019  /  Editorial  /  Comments Off on Respecting India’s Women

After the infamous ‘Nirbhaya’ incident, it was expected that the entire country would stand united to prevent such a gruesome incident again. But to our dismay, we have found today that those whom we had entrusted the responsibility of creating awareness against such heinous crimes, were the real offenders. Muzaffarpur shelter home case or the […]

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