On mock drill preparedness

Dear Madam, The mock drill conducted across the state is a reminder to everyone that disaster may strike anytime and people need to be prepared always. However, the preparedness level observed in Dimapur during the mock drill was not satisfactory.…

AVUD condoles

Dear Madam, The Aghunato Village Union Dimapur (AVUD) deeply mourn the untimely demise of our beloved Brother-in-law Rev. Aheto Sema, Youth Secretary, WSBAK who died on 24th April 2018 at CMC Vellore. He ( Rev. Aheto Sema) was wonderful, loving…

Response to Editorial

Dear Madam, This is in response to your editorial, “So be it …” (NP, April 23, 2018). The effectiveness of the provision for death penalty for child rapist will remain just on paper unless there also exist political will, administrative…

On new ordinance on rape

Dear Madam, The ordinance passed by the Central Government against rape of children below 12 years of age, awarding the highest punishment of death is a welcome step. However, the new law, if passed has to be implemented at the…

Condolence

Dear Madam, The sudden demise of Shri Lanu Longchar, resident of Bank Colony and former member of the erstwhile Dimapur Town Committee (DTC) in the wee hours of 19th of April 2018 due to cardiac arrest has come as a…

Democracy cannot survive without free press

Dear Madam, This is in response to your editorial, “Another thread of violence woven…” (NP, April 19, 2018). I am still in a state of shock after reading the news about the petrol bomb attack at the residence of the…

More General Coaches in Nagaland Express, please!

Dear Madam, It has been noticed that Nagaland Express travelling from Dimapur to Guwahati is overcrowded with passengers everyday, be it the General Class or the Sleeper Class. Passengers with unreserved tickets rush to Sleeper Class after they find no…

On growing communal clashes in India

Dear Madam, It wouldn’t be wrong to say that today India is divided into two groups of people and communal clashes are on record high. India, despite of its diversity for years after Independence hadn’t had seen such hatred of…

Support Clean Dimapur initiative

Dear Madam, It is appreciable that various NGOs have joined the Dimapur Municipal Council in keeping the town clean and they have been erecting dustbins in every corner of the town. However, it is the citizens of the town, who…

On rape of 8-year old girl

Dear Madam, This refers to your editorial, ‘”Herstory” of India’ (NP, April 14, 2018). Rape is a gender violence. It is a criminal offence against humanity. So, there is no room for us to be selective in our protest against…