On fake news

Dear Madam, It is a saddening fact that more and more media houses in the country are acting like unofficial mouthpieces of political parties and it is going to do much damage to the country in the long run. These…

On throwing of garbage

Dear Madam, No doubt, some initiatives have been taken by the Dimapur MunicipalCouncil and the Better Dimapur, Clean Dimapur teams to keep Dimapur town clean and their initiatives have yielded results. But if we go around in the town and…

On bridges and Flyovers

Dear Madam, It is pleasant to see that the neighbouring state, Assam is constructing so many bridges in the state, be it Flyovers in the city or bridges over the rivers to cut short the distance of travelling. But one…

Let Christmas bring joy in everybody’s homes

Dear Madam, The festive season has already arrived and people are busy preparing for Christmas and New Year. This is the season when people rejoice and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and pray for peace and harmony in the…

Response to Editorial

Dear Madam, This is in response to your editorial, “Winds of change” (NP, December 18, 2018). In the recent assembly elections, the BJP got 1 out of 40 seats in Mizoram, 1 out of 119 seats in Telangana, 15 out…

On being a Christian state

Dear Madam, As Nagaland is all prepared to celebrate Christmas, it’s is quite saddening that Christmas seems to be the only reason why so many of us feel comfortable enough to regard ourselves as Christians. If we look at the…

On Dimapur bandh

Dear Madam, The people of Dimapur are divided on their opinions about the necessity of the bandh and whether it was the only way out. While there are people who supported the move taken in public interest, there are also…

Non-issues divert attention from inclusive growth

Dear Madam, The discourse in some TV channels on the gotra and the size of chest of our political leaders makes me wonder whether these are issues for the voters before an election or for the negotiating families before a…

On tourists visiting Hornbill festival

Dear Madam, Decrease in the number of tourists every day for the Hornbill Festival is a matter of concern and the organizers should take it seriously, as to what went wrong. Of course, the road conditions are very bad as…

Shops should remain open on Sundays

Dear Madam, Festive season has set in but still in Dimapur shops are found closed on Sundays. It would have been better to have the business establishments open on Sunday as we are witnessing a large number of tourists in…