Act I, Act II, Act III, Act IV

Now that Act I of the election theatrics, in the form of the campaigns, and the right and duty of voting to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly are over, Act II has already begun. The drama will intensify with greater…

Today

Finally, the day that has all the potentials and promises to change the destiny of the people and state of Nagaland has dawned upon us. But would our people rise up to the occasion and tap these potentials and promises?…

Poll reforms

The decision of the Supreme Court imposing an additional norm for candidates contesting elections for disclosure of the sources of their income, spouses and dependent has added to the growing body of judicially inspired electoral reforms in the country. The…

Dwindling forest cover

The ministry of forests and environment’s “India State of Forest Report 2017” based on the satellite imageries showing 24.4 percent of the country’s land area covered by some form of forest or tree cover does not present an accurate assessment.…

A sensitive approach

The Supreme Court direction in the recent past to the central and state government to provide full access to public facilities including the buildings and transport within a stipulated timeframe is a welcome step. In fact, instead of recognizing the…

The heart of matters

On December 7, 2017, our newspapers reported about “The Debate” that was held at Don Bosco, Dimapur, which around a hundred people attended ~ and that’s quite a good number considering that while most of our people have so much…

January Rains

So here we are ~ taking the first steps on a brand new path called 2018 ~ full of hope, optimism, dreams and plans. But then we began all previous years the same way, didn’t we? And we ended all…