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…

War on blindness

Dear Madam, India is home to one-fourth of the world’s blind population with 8 million blind people in the country. Over 6 million of them should not have been blind, as 75% of blindness is easily preventable. On World Sight…

A common grievance

Dear Madam, I would like to know from Dimapur District Auto drivers union whether the town trip is Rs. 35 or 40 or Rs.50 or 60. It’s pathetic at times while dealing with auto drivers who charges high rates. Students,…

On Nagaland film industry

Dear Madam, It is heartwarming to see that a movie made in Assam has been chosen for the Oscars this year to represent India. The Assamese movie industry has over the year progressed much despite of much disappointment and this…

On rising prices of petrol, diesel

Dear Madam, It is surprising that after few days of the Government reducing the prices of petrol and diesel, the fuel prices have been hiked again on Sunday. While the BJP ruled states have already reduced the prices, Opposition ruled…

We are made to pay for the loss of our own public money!

Dear Madam, A loan turns bad if the interest or instalment remains unpaid for a period of more than 90 days after the due date. I think bad loan is more appropriate term to describe it rather than the oft-repeated…

Response to Editorial

Dear Madam, This is in response to your editorial, “Criminalisation of politics” (NP, October 1, 2018). According to the Association for Democratic Reforms which analysed the election affidavits filed before the Election Commission, 34 per cent of the Members of…

Let’s change the outlook

Dear Madam, It is a big shame for our society that even in this 21st century there are thousands of cases where girl child is unwanted in the family and many such babies are not allowed to born. This is…