Editorial

  • ‘without problems or pride’
    Love’s tail was bit off in 1943. Ayn Rand published her Fountainhead, and postulated the tenets of individualism—a theory she called objectivism. The battle for love, she made clear through her hero
  • Revisiting the Two Wolves
    In the last 12 months, many changes have occurred in the Naga realm of life. Despite these changes, old problems and dilemmas in this fast changing situation remain to be addressed. The Nagas are yet to discove
  • NE Indians as Chinese?
    In the wake of the latest racial attack against a young person from Arunachal Pradesh, the Prime Minister and Home Minister have both condemned the killing and promised punishment to the guilty. Even Rahul Gand
  • On the margin
    And in the space given to it, sat little numbers on the pages of my notebook. The margin gave perspective to my content. The margin helped organize the system that was unfurling in my notebook. Being close to t
  • World Cancer Day, 2014
    Dispel the myths and conceptions about Cancer! Cancer is the biggest cause of death worldwide. Every month about 600,000 people die of cancer.  Cancer can affect any part of the body at any age in life.
  • Where do we go?
    Where will we go? Or where are we going? These questions keep burdening the Naga heart that yearns to see Nagas live together in peaceful coexistence with dignity and respecting others. This yearning wants an e
  • New Thinking
    The 2014 General elections in India will hopefully see a qualitative change in the overall democratic process and leading to an elected government as per the mandate of the people. Quality control of democracy
  • Human Rights; A response to conflicts
    Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations, in his 1992 report:  “An Agenda For Peace: Preventive Diplomacy, Peacemaking And Peace-Keeping,” more commonly known as
  • Indi-moderniti
    Our cousins consider themselves modern. They wear clothes designed by expensive tailors, walk on Italian shoes, drink single malt at a “high end” restaurant before having dinner at another, talk onl
  • Power and Rights
    We, the people, seem to have lost the voice of critical protest and to have forgotten Dr. Martin Luther King’s reminder that, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matte
  • 2014 Election Tracker
    The need for strong govt, decisive leadership With the Lok Sabha elections slated to be held soon, many opinion polls have been conducted and presented in the media in the last few days. While an opinion pol
  • Age Old Wisdom
    If you notice the behavior of people belonging to the modern developed countries especially in Western Europe and America, they seem lost and frustrated with what life has to offer even though the world talk of
  • Anarchy, are you here yet?
    A famous phrase in a graphic representation used on an anarchy site tells us to forget yoga and smash the system. A girl, her hair tied back with a big bow holding it in, and a long gown, its arms puffed up, lo
  • Land, Identity & Conflict
    The economical, social, cultural and political significance of land is undeniable. It is central to the livelihoods of most people; it provides social legitimacy and is an identity marker; and it provides the b
  • Land, Identity & Conflict
    The economical, social, cultural and political significance of land is undeniable. It is central to the livelihoods of most people; it provides social legitimacy and is an identity marker; and it provides the b
  • A New Song
    The wave of crises in the Naga society needs to be interrupted and creatively addressed, if not, it has the potential to rapidly and aggressively move into a state of deeper despair. It would be very tragic, if
  • Political Voice in Delhi
    One of the disadvantages facing people of the Northeast (NE) region is the lack of strong political representation when it comes to influencing policy decisions at the Centre. Perhaps the only way that people&#
  • Salvation in our Land
    Culture of Compromise must stop Is it a good thing to compromise? Or to put it differently, doesn’t life require compromise? The answer could perhaps lie in what we are compromising on. If we compromis
  • Salvation in our Land
    Culture of Compromise must stop Along LongkumerConsulting EditorIs it a good thing to compromise? Or to put it differently, doesn’t life require compromise? The answer could perhaps lie in what we are co
  • We love Karbi vegetables
    For an observer, one thing peace talks teach you is that men love rhetoric and women talk reality. Exceptions occur. Take, for instance, the joint meeting of the Karbi Anglong Peace Forum, the Rengma Naga