Tag: Nagaland

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  • The pitfalls of codification

    The pitfalls of codification

    The conviction that oral traditions and customs can be captured, reduced and 'frozen' into a written text is highly problematic.

    October 14, 2019
  • Truck in Odisha fined Rs 6.53 lakh

    Truck in Odisha fined Rs 6.53 lakh

    The most glaring part of the news is that the amount of fine was calculated before the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 came into effect on September 1.

    September 14, 2019
  • Assam govt extends AFSPA for six months, effective from August 28

    Assam govt extends AFSPA for six months, effective from August 28

    The Armed Forces Special Powers Act is imposed in areas where armed forces are required to operate in aid to civil authorities.

    September 8, 2019
  • Zeenat Aman is mesmerized by beauty and cleanliness of Nagaland

    Zeenat Aman is mesmerized by beauty and cleanliness of Nagaland

    Zeenat Aman was one of the top actresses of the seventies and the eighties, and she starred in numerous blockbusters of that era.

    August 30, 2019
  • A Governor of the people

    A Governor of the people

    Acharya seemed uninterested to remain in the comforts of the Raj Bhavan.

    August 5, 2019
  • The road not taken

    The road not taken

    What current criticisms of Article 371(A) reveal is that any such locally tailored visions of development and governance have, with few attempted exceptions, not really come to pass and are not part of the current vision of those in power.

    August 5, 2019
  • President appoints 6 new Governors, Anandiben Patel moved to Uttar Pradesh

    President appoints 6 new Governors, Anandiben Patel moved to Uttar Pradesh

    According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan press release, "The President of India is pleased to make the following appointments. Anandiben Patel, Governor of Madhya Pradesh is transferred and appointed as Governor of Uttar Pradesh."

    July 20, 2019
  • Look East, Act East~I

    Look East, Act East~I

    Surprisingly, India's north-east still bears witness to the symptoms of underdevelopment and civil unrest. New attempts are therefore often undertaken to tackle the situation. The proposed Asian Highway is an attempt to develop the region by opening it up to the global order. This trans-border road connectivity is expected to play an important role in the economic development of the region through cheaper transportation of goods and people, increased exports, industrial development, development of tourism, and employment generation.

    July 9, 2019
  • Important & insightful

    Important & insightful

    A recent book called Understanding India’s Northeast a Reporters’ Journal by Rupa Chinai has put forth thought provoking questions on issues concerning the region.

    July 8, 2019
  • Rail connectivity in the North-east

    Rail connectivity in the North-east

    The 82.3-km rail line from Dimapur to Kohima will run through Dhansiri-Dhansiripar-Shoxuvi-Molvom- Khaibong-Chephema-Khabvuma-Zubza at 900 m above sea level.

    June 17, 2019
  • Two Assam Rifle troopers killed in Nagaland ambush

    Two Assam Rifle troopers killed in Nagaland ambush

    Deputy Commissioner of Mon, Thavaseelen K said that the incident took place at a place called Changlangshu.

    May 25, 2019
  • Naga ceasefire extended by a year

    Naga ceasefire extended by a year

    The new Ceasefire Agreement & revised Ceasefire Ground Rules were signed by MHA Joint Secretary Satyendra Garg, on behalf of the Government and Newell Naga, Supervisor, and Michael Yeptho, Member, on behalf of NSCN/K-Khango.

    April 15, 2019
  • Naga issue: Elusive solution

    Naga issue: Elusive solution

    After Narendra Modi became Prime Minister in 2014, he promised to resolve the Naga issue within 18 months. Yet, he will soon complete his tenure without even disclosing the contents of the Framework Agreement

    March 4, 2019
  • Nagaland shutdown over Citizenship Bill brings life to standstill

    Nagaland shutdown over Citizenship Bill brings life to standstill

    The Nagaland cabinet has rejected the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 which was passed in the Lok Sabha on January 8.

    February 11, 2019
  • Cries for justice

    Cries for justice

    It is time the Army undertook thorough spring cleaning to ensure rogue elements are weeded out from its ranks.

    December 17, 2018
  • Quest for a resolution

    Quest for a resolution

    Time has come for the Government of Nagaland to play a more proactive role and for the Government of India to be sincere and make a one-size-fits-all settlement.

    September 24, 2018
  • PLUS POINTS

    PLUS POINTS

    New TB app In a major step towards eradication of tuberculosis, the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, is developing a mobile application that can help keep track of the patient’s medication trend right from the point of diagnosis (designated microscopy centre), says a report in the Guwahati-based Assam Tribune. The new application will act beyond …

    June 10, 2018