On LS bye-poll in Nagaland

Dear Madam, It is once again election time in Nagaland. The bye-polls for Lok Sabha seat will be held this month and very soon election campaigns will begin in the state. With only two candidates in the fray, the election…

On frequent power cuts in Dimapur

Dear Madam, The power situation in Dimapur is getting worse day by day, with no sign of improvement. The old transformers at the power stations are either getting damaged or burnt due to overloading, thus creating lots of inconveniences to…

‘Marxism is very much alive…’

Dear Madam, From May 5, 1818 to May 5, 2018 – yes, Karl Marx is now 200 years old! Can I use the verb “is” instead of “would have been”? Perhaps, I can because Marxism is very much alive and…

Dimapur Public Library–a positive initiative

Dear Madam, The initiatives of few likeminded people gave birth to the “Dimapur Public Library” which was inaugurated a few days back. This library will not only serve as an inspiration to youngsters to do something positive, but will also…

On ride behaviours of govt. employees

Dear Madam, It is often being witnessed that the employees in government offices are very rude in their treatments towards the people who reach out to them for their services and assistance and it leaves a very negative impact on…

On Govt’s promise to construct roads

Dear Madam, Though the PDA Government started the so-called repair of roads in Dimapur, most of the important roads are left untouched till date. And with the rains observed almost everyday, those ‘repairings’ done few days back are wearing out.…

On bridge mishap at 4th mile river

Dear Madam, The washing away of a temporary bridge at 4th mile river is very unfortunate as it has cut off the people from the other side. The most affected the students who have to go across the river to…

On repair of roads in Dimapur

Dear Madam, The repair of roads in different parts of Dimapur is definitely a welcome step. For long, the people of the city has been suffering much because of the terrible roads and it was a matter of shame not…

‘Garbage to Gold’

Dear Madam, Going by newspaper clippings in the past few months, I find that a group called Pro Rural in collaboration with Dimapur Municipal Council is imparting training to convert kitchen waste in organic manure and termed it “Garbage to…

Response to Editorial

Dear Madam, On death penalty for committing rape on a girl below the age of 12, your editorial, “A knee jerk response” (NP, April 28, 2018) has rightly said, “…there is all likelihood that most rapes would end up in…