On killing of Avni, the man-eater

Dear Madam, That we have been raising our voice against the killing of a man-eater shows how insensitive we have become to the sufferings of the common people. Avni, the tigress, is believed to have killed and devoured 13 humans…

On public toilets

Dear Madam, The city of Dimapur needs public toilets. Yes, there are a few, but for the city, they are not enough. And even those that exist, their conditions are disgusting. For anyone who comes from a different part of…

On celebration of Diwali

Dear Madam, “Let the darkness of evil gets burnt and new light of goodness emerge” — perhaps one of the most repeated lines revolving the spirit of Diwali (actually most abused line). Will we just stop a bit and indulge…

On the murder of 5 people in Tinsukia

Dear Madam, When will we move over our narrow identities of selves and embrace our identity as the citizens of a single country? The murder of the five people in Assam’s Tinsukia is a direct result of our narrow perception…

On lack of developments at Dimapur Rly Station

Dear Madam, The issue of a shed on Platform No. 2 and 3 at Dimapur Railway Station has been lingering on for years altogether with no sign of progress. The Railways has committed to construct the shed, but so far…

On improving the state economy

Dear Madam, Though the state governments have been trying over the years to channelize the skills of the Naga people to not only eradicate the employment problem of the state but also to improve the economy of it, the state…

Democracy cannot survive if its institutions are undermined

Dear Madam, Dictatorship does not always begin after a military coup d’etat or violent seizure of power by a group. It can also slowly grow within the courtyard of a democratic country. But a leader in a democracy cannot become…

On death of bishop

Dear Madam, The death of the bishop who was a key witness in the recent case of raping the Kerala nun is a shocking instance and it certainly stains the Christian faith in front of the other religions. Much criticism…

On #MeToo campaign

Dear Madam, This is in response to your editorial, “#MeToo” (NP, October 12, 2018). A narrative has been created to accuse #MeToo movement of being elitist. But such a narrative does not hold water. The movement could have been called…

On systematic destruction of Ganga

Dear Madam, When G D Agarwal was on the course of voluntarily embracing death by fasting since almost four months, where were those self-declared guardians of Hindus zealously dubbing Ganga as the “national river”! The systematic destruction and murder of…