Delhi violence

The violence in Delhi is causing ripples in the parliament as members of the government and the opposition engaged in scuffles on Monday, demanded resignation of the Prime Minister and the home minister and caused a series of adjournments. Speaker…

Debt trap

We are living in a century where millennial are enveloped in worsening economic situation and are continuously engaged in changing their priorities to live an economically convenient life. Today, when young individuals are first starting their lives, either as students…

Bleeding economy

Nagaland economy is dying silently, with far-reaching long term negative impacts. It is high time political parties, business groups and civil society initiate a coordinated and effective action. A collective response has to be politically sophisticated and result oriented too.…

Corrupt people

It would seem that as a society we have left no stone unturned to be one of the most corrupt in the country. Whatever be the facts, relativities and perceptions, the reality is that the incidence of corruption is undoubtedly…

Gender parity

The Supreme Court’s ruling last week of granting permanent commission to women officers in Indian Army and upholding their right to command oppositions is a welcome step towards gender parity and equality in the country. Gender discrimination cannot be the…

Waste management

Waste disposal is a challenging task for urban management institutions. The loads of waste we produce these days pose a tough task. What compounds our job is that our open spaces are shrinking. In a city like Dimapur, we used…

Statistical system

Concerns voiced over the ability of the once famed Indian Statistical System to place credible and timely data about the state of affairs of Indian economy and various other spheres of the country appear to be genuine. But it is…

Intellectual wastelands

Higher education in Nagaland is at crossroads. In a bid to build robust higher education with stress on access, equity and quality, new challenges are emerging. We are witnessing the worst ever disappointing phase. The popular narratives – the mushroom…

SC directive

The Supreme Court directive asking all the political parties to provide criminal records of cases involving them before and after every election in the country for the Election Commission to upload details in the public domain is a welcome initiative.…

CAG report

Even in our day to day life, everywhere there is one or the other form of audit taking place, be it a family’s expenditure, a shop’s expenses or an institution’s spending. Where and how much was spent and what was…