No roads

Dilapidated condition of roads in almost all parts of the State is posing much inconvenience to not only the commuter service vehicles but also the pedestrians. Take for instance, Dimapur, the so called commercial capital of the State or for…

Mismanaged healthcare

There is no second opinion that the state of healthcare in Nagaland is suffering from acute mismanagement and neglect. What is lacking in all healthcare institutions is the absence of a hospital administrator. Hospital administration is a specialized subject and…

Skill based human resource

Without any doubt Nagaland is blessed with natural resources and there is a large-scale consensus among the people in the State, and rightly so, that the natural resources of the region if tapped would boost our economy like other resource…

No answers

The BJP-government does not appear to be a in a mood to come up with credible answers to the questions raised by various opposition political parties mainly Congress on the issue of demonetization and Rafael aircraft deal. In fact after…

Dismal healthcare system

There is utter confusion over the exact role of “public” and “private” in the health sector. There is no clarity on what form of regulation should be there. This is possibly the reason that healthcare sector specifically faces the coercion…

Politics over social issue

Let no succour or some consolation sort of feeling be derived in any quarters that incidences of crimes against women were more in economically developed countries than in India and on that count, we should not feel panicky. The fact…

Ecological vandalism

Earlier this year, the government move to axe over 16,000 trees in Delhi for road widening projects and setting up new colonies inspired a massive campaign with civilians volunteering to hug the trees and not allowing them to be felled;…

Losing relevance

For most of us, the best place of learning was the classroom. The one where teachers dissected everything to brasstacks and made us imbibe unknown and invisible truths. The glory of classroom revolved around the teacher who shoved the whole…

Internal vigilance

Passing the buck, beating around the bush, finding alibis to defer, to prolong and finally to negate any reform in the existing system, perhaps stems from how our political class takes and treats it and gives its response publicly. Why…

Arrests of activists

The raids at the homes of several activists in different parts of India including Delhi and Mumbai on Tuesday, and arrest of five of them by Pune police, as part of a probe into the eruption of violence at a…