Paying the Price of Silence

Sebastian Zumvu The claim of one MLA of Assam in recent times regarding ownership of Dimapur smacks of mala fide intention, and is flawed on historical front. Firstly, the intention is certainly to foment enmity between the peoples of Assam…

Kukis’ demand questions the Naga framework agreement

Nehginpao Kipgen September 13 marks the 25thyear of the gruesome murder of over 100 people in a single day, including infants and the elderly by cadres of the Naga Lim Guard, which was a proxy of the Naga militant group,…

The crackdown on civil society

Neera Chandhoke It is a truth universally acknowledged that the modern democratic state, armed with technologies of surveillance and control, possesses the kind of power that has never ever been exercised by any other state in history. In a democracy,…

CAN Youth: A young man’s journey from frustrations to hope

Kh Katini It was in the early 2000s when he lost all hope and had even considered straying from the straight and narrow and staying aloof but good sense prevailed and a sense of ownership and responsibility (not only for…

Political games over the Rafale deal

Harsha Kakar Recent press reports have stated that the Congress has created multiple committees to raise the issue of the Rafale deal at different levels across the nation. It has formed a specific committee to regularly project the Rafale deal…

Dangerous experiments could ruin India’s higher education

Sudakshana Kundu It is a matter of grave concern that the Higher Education System in India, is being subjected to dangerous experimentations, that may ruin its foundations for several generations to come. In a vast, pluralistic country like ours, a…

Liver transplants ‘may be unnecessary thanks to new drug treatment’

James Gallagher A potential treatment for sudden liver failure could cut the need for transplants, say scientists at the University of Edinburgh. The liver has an incredible natural ability to repair itself, but this can be lost in some injuries…

Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests

Alex Therrien A low-carb diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years, a study suggests. Low-carb diets, such as Atkins, have become increasingly popular for weight loss and have shown promise for lowering the risk of some illnesses.…

Recalling Radcliffe’s division of India

R.K Kaushik It was the worst tragedy in the history of India. The impact was everlasting and would be melancholically endured by generations of Indians and Pakistanis. On the one hand, the nation was gleefully celebrating Independence Day and on…

Address to the nation by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, on the eve of India’s 72nd Independence Day

Dear Fellow Citizens My greetings to you as we complete 71 years as an independent nation. Tomorrow we will commemorate our 72ndIndependence Day. For every Indian, whether living at home or anywhere else in the world, August 15 is sacred.…