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Law as an Instrument of Social Egalitarianism

Egalitarianism is a philosophical perspective that emphasises equality and equal treatment across gender, religion, economic status, and political beliefs. Egalitarianism also looks at how individuals are treated under the law. Everyone should be tre...

29 Jan 2024

By the People, for the People

The 75th R-Day celebrations remind us about our loyalty to our statute India is the most populous country and the largest democracy of the world. Of late, Elon Musk, the world’s richest person and Tesla CEO, backed India to be a permanent membe...

25 Jan 2024

The Beauty of Moving on

Running into my best friend was nice. Parting ways was also nice. And running into this article? I must believe that life presents before us manifold situations whereby a single decision determines the following episodes. While we can hold onto the f...

18 Jan 2024

The Dictator’s Dilemma

Cross-strait relations between Taiwan and the Communist country of China have time and again caught our attention due to the fraught relations between the two: One, a booming democracy and the other, an authoritarian regime bugged by irredentism. Jan...

12 Jan 2024

Nagaland Ought to Elect a ‘Common, Consensus Naga Candidate’Uncontest/Unopposed for Lok Sabha Elections 2024

Electorally Nagaland State just sends a single elected member of parliament in the Lok Sabha out of the overall 543 LS members. In that sense, it becomes all the more important to send a strong political message to entire Indian population by sending...

10 Jan 2024

Politics and Economics

Politics and economics each play an integral role in the fate of a nation. While politics provides guidance and direction, economics sustains citizens’ prosperity and shares the benefits of political success. It is imperative for professionals ...

07 Jan 2024

A New Way of Practicing Naga Sovereignty

As the curtain falls on 2023, our era stands at the precipice of profound transformation. In this changing landscape, the Algerian-French philosopher Jacques Derrida’s seminal work, “The Other Heading,” emerges as a guiding light. Amidst rapid ...

07 Jan 2024

End of Year Sentiments on the Naga Flag and 2023 Naga Peace Talks

On the Eve of 2024 New Year, Washington, DC based Naga-American Council (NAC) would like to summarise their observations of the Naga Peace talks with the Government of India (GOI) and re-clarify their position on the Naga Flag. The last press release...

05 Jan 2024

Fostering Trust and Unity Within the Naga Community

The Naga community, encompassing diverse ethnic groups, resides in the Northeastern part of India and Northwestern Myanmar. They are of myriad tribes, each with a unique identity, traditions, and cultural heritage. Notwithstanding the ferocious headh...

05 Jan 2024

Is it Not Painful?

On December 19, 2023 morning, while listening to BBC World News, I felt pain at the breaking news of what Pope Francis announced that  he has approved the Catholic priests to bless “the same-sex couples.” The priests are allowed to decide on...

30 Dec 2023

“The Year 2024 –VERSUS– The Three Major Lacunas”

“Article 3 of the Constitution of India empowers for formation of new States. It is the source of the State of Nagaland Act, 1962 which was enacted on 4th of September, 1962 giving effect to the embryo of the State of Nagaland as the 16th State in ...

30 Dec 2023

Inclusive Language for Gender Equality

“Words have power. The words we use transmit “facts”, ideas, emotions, and values; they thereby shape attitudes, influence action and change or reinforce others’ perception. Because words have power, the words we use can help to build a commu...

28 Dec 2023

Mechatronics: Bridging Gaps, Revolutionising Industry 4.0

Introduction In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology and automation, the field of mechatronics has gained significant prominence. Combining mechanical engineering, electronics, and computer science, mechatronics designers play a pivotal role ...

28 Dec 2023

Can Diabetes be Reversed?

In an era where metabolic health is increasingly being talked about, the rising prevalence of diabetes emerges as a significant global concern. Projections indicate a staggering increase from 483 million to approximately 700 million affected individu...

28 Dec 2023

A Critique on Naga, Bird, and Festival

The Nagas are a group of people who originated from central Asia and migrated through Mongolia, China, and Myanmar to their current location. They occupy the region between Rivers Chindwin in Myanmar and Brahmaputra in India. The Nagas primarily inha...

27 Dec 2023

A Perspective on New Year Celebration in Nagaland

Nagas, true nature enthusiasts, dwell atop vibrant green mountains that touch the clouds and the clear blue sky. The morning sun’s rays invigorate us, and the twilight paints the valleys, showcasing God’s faithfulness and incredible craft...

27 Dec 2023

Post-Cold War Real Politik : Lessons for India

Following the surprise Hamas attack on Israel on the day of Jewish Shabath, the present theatre of conflict has shifted from Europe to the Mediterranean region. There have been multiple lessons to learn from for the international military watchers as...

27 Dec 2023

Too Many Police Checkpoints Dampening Festive Spirit

Sir, it is observed that the Nagaland Police have erected many checkpoints during the Christmas season in the state, specially in Dimapur and Chumoukedima areas. While the role of police as law enforcement agency cannot be relegated to the background...

22 Dec 2023

The significance of ‘National Consumers Day’ on 24th December

Every year the 24th of December is observed as ‘National Consumers Day’ and the significance of this day is that on 24th December in the year 1986, the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, received the assent of the President of India. The Consumer Pro...

22 Dec 2023

‘I Don’t Want my Head to Adorn a Naga House’

151 Years of Christianity (22.12.1872-22.12.2023) “In those days, Nagas lived in constant fear of their enemies who might chop off their heads and the threat of their lives was an ever present reality. Village youths in turn would guard twenty-four...

22 Dec 2023

What’s Christmas to Us?

25th December, Christmas, is a festival celebrated by Christians to mark the birth of Jesus Christ. The English term ‘Christmas’ means ‘Mass on Christ’s day’. Mass is the ritual re-enactment of Jesus’ Last Supper that was celebrated just ...

19 Dec 2023

The Greatest Man Ever to be Born on Earth: Advent Sharing

Jesus is the greatest but unfortunately, the most misinterpreted man ever to be born on earth. For instance, the mushrooming of hundreds of denominations, with their own interpretations, theories and doctrines each claiming to hold the truth of Jesus...

17 Dec 2023

The Beauty of History

(Article based on the experience of National Integration Tour organised by Assam Rifles) Our journey started from Dimapur Railway Station, a serene town in the northeastern state of Nagaland, to Ahmedabad via Delhi. The journey was a blend of diverse...

16 Dec 2023

Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgment Upholding the Abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution of India and its Legal Impact on Article 371A and Implications Upon the Ongoing Political Negotiations.

A judgment having far reaching legal as well as political impact, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India by a five bench constitutional bench through a unanimous decision delivered on 11-12-2023, had upheld the declaration of the President of India on ...

13 Dec 2023

Naga Repentance and National Unity

Naga freedom movement has now spanned 77 years. Instead of accomplishing the cherished freedom, Nagas had become an utterly divided and disunited family now. Everyone speaks of one Naga nationhood in principle but adopts different ideologies and appr...

12 Dec 2023
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