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A Tribute to Uncle M Kikon: A Christian Legend

By   /  October 15, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on A Tribute to Uncle M Kikon: A Christian Legend

Uncle M Kikon had good friends of all ages across churches, cultures and faiths; and I am privileged to be one of them. Uncle Kikon’s youngest son Bithungo Kikon is my classmate and good friend. Uncle Kikon was diagnosed with cancer at 50 and doctors were said to have given him only a limited time […]

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Lotus-Eaters

By   /  October 15, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Lotus-Eaters

In few weeks, the NNPGs may seal their final deal with the government of India if RN Ravi fails to convince NSCN to sign without flag and constitution. Few leaders who are preparing to celebrate today, overshadowed by sheer hatred towards the Nagas outside the present Nagaland state may have to start thinking for a […]

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Naga Flag and Constitution Is Our Identity

By   /  October 14, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Naga Flag and Constitution Is Our Identity

Everything has its own name and identity. Every nation has its own Flag and Constitution. We recognise and acknowledge different entities through their distinct culture and identity. What is the Naga identity as a Nation without a Naga Flag and Constitution? A flag is a national symbol. A national flag represents and symbolises a country. […]

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Arise Comrades, The Battle Is Here

By   /  October 14, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Arise Comrades, The Battle Is Here

In the year 1951, the famous Naga Plebiscite was conducted to express the desire of Nagas and to prove the world that Nagas were and will be an independent nation. It is also said that some members put their thumb impression in blood. History is the witness that Nagas were never a part of India […]

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Unicorn Civil Code – Big Blow to Article 25 of Constitution

By   /  October 13, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on Unicorn Civil Code – Big Blow to Article 25 of Constitution

The Indian government decision to bring Uniform Civil Code (UCC) likely in the coming winter session of parliament is going to be a big blow to article 25 of the constitution for freedom of religious practice. Nagaland and the whole North-East state will be the one most unwelcoming to such a bill. If at all […]

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GoI Should Not Commit Another Political Blunder

By   /  October 13, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on GoI Should Not Commit Another Political Blunder

As a concerned Naga citizen I do wish to share my personal opinions with some pertinent questions: How many types of Nagas of Nagaland do actually exist? Who are the real and unreal Nagas? Is it Nagaland Tribal Council? or Is it Central Nagaland tribal Council? or Eastern Nagaland People’s organisation? I don’t subscribe to […]

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My Interactions with God

By   /  October 12, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on My Interactions with God

Few months back I had the privilege of interacting with a group of NCS probationary officers and the brief interaction really filled my mind with lots of positive energy. The questions posed by them reflected their genuine concern for the society and strengthened my hope and belief that the young generation will lead the society […]

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The Appeasement of NPF

By   /  October 12, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on The Appeasement of NPF

The latest statement of NPF published by local papers dated 6.10.2019 relating to Naga political negotiations and its solution is found to be more of an appeasement than of a policy of a political party. What usually prompts an individual or a group of individuals to adopt such posture of ambiguity are due to lack […]

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GoI Must Present Clear Roadmap to Sign and Conclude Talks: The Naga Rising

By   /  October 12, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on GoI Must Present Clear Roadmap to Sign and Conclude Talks: The Naga Rising

The Government of India’s (GoI) announcement of a ‘3-month deadline’ to conclude the Indo-Naga peace talks, if true, is now at its end stage with only a few weeks remaining. There is however a wide disconnect between what has been talked about—honorable and acceptable solution—and the ground reality, especially the way the proposed peace accord […]

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On the Question of a Naga Flag and a Naga Yehzabo

By   /  October 11, 2019  /  Views & Reviews  /  Comments Off on On the Question of a Naga Flag and a Naga Yehzabo

It is unthinkable for a sovereign nation to be not having a Constitution or a national flag of its own. This is simply unthinkable, because a national flag and a national constitution are the symbols of a nation showing that its citizens are sovereign and are not subjects of another country. In conformity to this […]

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