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NSCN (R) Kilonser Clarifies on August 20 Incident

By   /  August 21, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on NSCN (R) Kilonser Clarifies on August 20 Incident

The NSCN (Reformation) Defence Kilonser and Supervisor UT1 Khekato Kinny through MIP clarifies that he was in no way involved in the 16th August incident wherein one Maj. Toishe of NSCN (IM) was killed and it is very unfortunate that the blame is directed towards him, which as a result, “made NSCN (IM) to attack […]

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Developing Ties With Bhutan

By   /  August 20, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Developing Ties With Bhutan

Prime Minister NarendraModis two-day visit to Bhutan was aimed at re-engaging with the Himalayan neighbour during his second term in office as part of his ‘neighbourhood first policy. The visit had added significance since Bhutan has been changing under its new government and India-Bhutan ties had to be reoriented to the new winds blowing in […]

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A CDS For the Armed Forces Must Come With Full Play

By   /  August 20, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on A CDS For the Armed Forces Must Come With Full Play

The proposal for appointing a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) has been doing the rounds since the time of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister and Lord Mountbatten, the last British Viceroy in India. In response to a communication from Lt.Gen M.L. Chibber, former Director General Military Operations (DGMO), Mountbatten wrote in 1977: “Last […]

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Sonia made interim chief as Nehru-Gandhi family trusted­— Baghel

By   /  August 20, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Sonia made interim chief as Nehru-Gandhi family trusted­— Baghel

The people and the Congress workers have confidence in the Nehru-Gandhi family and that is why Sonia Gandhi was made the party’s interim chief, says Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. He also said the differences of opinion among party leaders over Article 370’s abrogation was “discernible” as the government decision “surprised” them.

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Kashmir: Will BBC Once Again Lift the Veil of Secrecy?

By   /  August 18, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Kashmir: Will BBC Once Again Lift the Veil of Secrecy?

By Saeed Naqvi | IANS It is just as well that the BBC has decided to expand its shortwave radio service in Kashmir to beat the communications blackout. This is not the first time the BBC has played this role – and for good reason. Because the supine, mainstream media in L.K. Advanis words crawls when […]

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Advancing Interdependence and Common Ground on Independence Day

By   /  August 18, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Advancing Interdependence and Common Ground on Independence Day

By Frank F Islam | IANS In his first speech after winning the election for his second term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi proclaimed that “…we have to win ‘sabka vishwas’ (everyones trust).” What will be required to win that trust is establishing a true state of interdependence. Interdependence can be achieved by creating a country in […]

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Now for the Roadmap for Financing

By   /  August 17, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Now for the Roadmap for Financing

By Taponeel Mukherjee | IANS As India celebrated its 73rd Independence Day, the roadmap for the next phase of growth is of prime importance and much interest across the spectrum. While the details are being debated upon, the three focus areas of greater details on the financing of new investments, efficient allocation of government funds and […]

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73rd Naga Independence Day Speeches

By   /  August 14, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on 73rd Naga Independence Day Speeches

Naga Solution Lies in Our Unity Brig. (Retd.) S Singnya, Kedahge, Federal Government of Nagaland My dear Countrymen, On this historic day, the 14th August 2019, as the nation celebrates the 73rd Naga Independence Day, it is a privilege and an honour to address you on behalf of the Federal Government of Nagaland. It is […]

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United as One People and Nation

By   /  August 14, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on United as One People and Nation

Independence Day speech of his excellency, Lt.Gen.(Rtd.) Khango Konyak, President,GPRN. As we peruse the pages of Naga history, at no stage had there been dearth of sacrifices, will and commitment on the part of our predecessors to fight to defend and to reclaim the inherent God gifted freedom and honour of our people. The Nagas […]

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Will Always Stand True and Firm on Naga Historical and Political Rights for Freedom

By   /  August 14, 2019  /  Op-ed  /  Comments Off on Will Always Stand True and Firm on Naga Historical and Political Rights for Freedom

The speech of Yilow Humtsoe the Acting President of Naga National Council on the occasion of 14th August 2019 Naga Independence Day Celebration. Dear Naga people, I praise and thank our living God for His unending and unceasing love,strength and protection in our struggle for Naga freedom of sovereignty. I pay my homage and tribute […]

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