The ‘Inner Line’, its Permit and the Boundary

Hukavi T Yeputhomi Chairman, United Naga Tribes Association on Border Areas   Various publication appearing in local Media demanding stricter imposition of ILP all over and extending the same to cover Dilai Gate et al goes to imply that the imaginary “Inner Line” can become the boundary between Assam and Nagaland without realizing that this […]

At Last Holy See Wilted: No Talk, Act Now

Dr. John Mohan Razu It is undoubtedly unbelievable swift turn of events that happened in the history of the church—Roman Catholic Church, considered to be the largest Church in the world with more than 1.3 billion adherents; controlling huge properties and wealth all over the world. More than any other visits, pope Francis’s recent visit […]

Kuldip Nayar, the Precious Gem of India

Thepfulhouvi Solo, IFS (Retd) I always greatly liked Kuldip Nayar’s very fine Articles in the Nagaland Post. I saw deep and true democracy in his writings. Kuldip Nayar, not only respected democracy, he is democracy itself and he gave it to all. Man like Kuldip Nayar, great inside, less rhetoric outside are precious Gift of […]

The vanishing tribe

The vanishing tribe

Tribute to Visebi Dolie   N Khoto Zetsuvi Kohima   The year ami (maternal uncle) Visebi Dolie threw a Christmas feast to the village, the young people staged a drama, as in the way of rural folks, during camp fire and fun time. In that role play there was a fireside scene; ami and his […]

In Defence of the Right to Freedom of Expression

Kaka D. Iralu Everyone knows that freedom of expression is a cornerstone in a democracy. Everyone also knows that the world is full of lies. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary to safeguard “freedom of expression” so that the lies of the world can be exposed through the right to freedom of expression.   When we […]

Problems and solutions to protection and preservation of forests in Nagaland

Hukai H Zhimo Forest Colony, Dimapur Forests play a natural multi-functional auto-balancing role in the ecosystem and are indispensable for survival and continuity of human race on planet earth. “The Lungs of the planet”, forests are a huge carbon sinks arresting major portion of greenhouse gas and helps to combat, address and stabilize climate change. […]

Augmenting local economy through indigenous intervention

Nukhosa Chüzho Kohima The statement of the incumbent Rajya Sabha Member from Nagaland assumptively ascribing high prevalence rate of cancer in the Northeast region to the unchecked inflow of fruits and fishes treated with toxic chemicals holds water. Of the commonly applied chemicals detected, calcium carbide and formalin had been identified as highly carcinogenic and […]

Who is programming you?

Rev. Fr Paul Lelen Haokip   When we think of slavery, we are vividly reminded of the American Civil war (12th April 1861- 13th May 1865) and the emancipation of the blacks through the instrumentality of Abraham Lincoln. The blacks wanted to overthrow the programming they have received that ‘they are second class human beings […]

Why selective amnesia in remembering, praying & mourning?

Dr. John Mohan Razu Within a span of ten days two top stalwarts who dominated the national politics and contributed to the nation in distinct ways, M. Karunanidhi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee died. Born in the same year, both of them lived for more than 90-plus years. The masses and personalities cutting across political, ideological, […]

Are we becoming more tolerant to corruption?

Dr. R.B. Thohe Pou Rapeina Senapati District, Manipur Are we becoming more tolerant and having bigger heart to accept all kinds of corruption, injustice, lies and crab mentality people? Is having a bigger heart to accommodate corruption, injustice, lies and crab mentality people becoming part of our modern culture? Having a big heart and ability […]

The Indo – Naga political talk

Rev. L. Suohie Mhasi By the grace of God I have personal experiences of the political trauma since the beginning up to now as I am 97 years now. Though I am a mere ordinary man, in the exercises of my personal conviction as a Naga, for five times I was in Police and Military […]

Possible fresh initiative for GoN (Part II)

Khekiye K. Sema  IAS(Rtd) Upper Forest Colony, Kohima, Nagaland It was certainly a significant speech delivered by our Hon’ble Chief Minister during the Independence Day at the Nagaland Secretariat Plaza. However, the question that lingers in the air is: whether some of the crucial subjects so covered in his speech were only intended to sound […]