No change

We all know that political families, parties and dynasties have abused the “government of the people, by the people, for the people” definition ever since it was perceived. If the political elite of the modern world has abused anything more,…

Going nowhere

Our people are quick to judge others without using sagacity. We can go through posts in social media to understand this. We are a people who don’t excel in the things we should, but we definitely do a great job…

Empower PwDs

The theme for World Disability 2018 observed today (December 3) is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. This theme fixed by the United Nations focuses on empowering persons with disabilities for inclusive, equitable and sustainable development envisaged…

Justice delayed

The huge pendency of legal cases in the lower courts of the judiciary across the country is not only due to long drawn process alone but also due to shortage of judicial officers. The lumbering judicial process alone is not…

What if …?

What if just for the next five years Nagaland decides to do away with ~ or at least stop doing ~ things that haven’t proved to benefit and serve us in any way in the last five decades or so?…

Course correction needed

The recent attacks by the Maoists in Chhattisgarh and its surrounding areas clearly show that their ability to strike at will remain strong. In two attacks in Chhattisgarh, five persons have been killed in Dantewada district and one Border Security…

Lost credibility

That CBI was a tool in the hands of the central government to be manipulated for settling scores with political adversaries has been suspected by many for years. Successive governments in the past have deeply politicised the CBI and co-opted…

Worrying health concern

A major health concern is staring at women in Nagaland, with “too many” would-be-mothers opting for surgical births or cesarean sections. According to reports, our state is among the top states in terms of rate of cesarean sections. However, despite…

Business houses

Even as we have been continuously witnessing realignment of existing education system in one way or the other to bring vibrancy in the system, there are areas which have remained unattended causing inconvenience to the students. One such grey area…

Unjustified move

The sudden dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly by Governor Satyapal Malik is a hasty decision lacking moral, constitutional and democratic legitimacy and bitterly exposes the biases and hypocrisy with which the BJP operates. Technically, the governor is well…