On sale of tobacco products

Dear Madam, Time and again, there are campaigns to stop the sale of gutkha and other tobacco related items in Nagaland, but despite such checks, those items are being sold everywhere. The so-called gutkha has taken new form–paan masala +…

Need for better coaches in Nagaland Express, BG Express

Dear Madam, The Nagaland Express incident should be an eye-opener for the people from Nagaland, who travel by that train. Unless you protest against the system, the Railways won’t listen to anybody. The protest by the passengers at Guwahati was…

On Sashi Tharoor’s remark

Dear Madam, The recent comment made by senior Congress MP Sashi Tharoor on the traditional attires of the Nagas is indeed unfortunate. While it may be argued that he didn’t give it much thought while calling the Naga headgear ‘outlandish’…

Woes of travelling in Nagaland Express

Dear Madam, I often travel by Nagaland Express from Dimapur to Guwahati and find that the train is always overcrowded with excess passengers in the Sleeper Class causing inconveniences to the people have have reserved tickets. Ironically, no TTE ever…

On inspections of kitchens in bakeries

Dear Madam, The recent inspections of the state of kitchens in different bakeries in Dimapur by the responsible authorities and thereby the measures taken to curb the unhygienic practices was a welcome step and such actions should become more common…

On floods in Dimapur

Dear Madam, Floods have become an annual affair for the people of Dimapur and the situation doesn’t seem to be improving for better with the passage of time but rather worse. Dimapur, the most important city of Nagaland needs immediate…

On the newly constructed roads in Kuda Village

Dear Madam, I happened to take a walk this morning along the new roads that were constructed in and around Kuda Village and I have noticed that there were roads that were missing the smooth blacktopping and the rain was…

Ban ridiculous

Dear Madam, The ban on entry of women aged between 10 and 50 years into the Sabarimala temple in Kerala is ridiculous. If women are to be treated as untouchables for the menses then we all need to be treated…

On electricity problem in Dimapur

Dear Madam, Dimapur is experiencing one of the hottest of summers in recent history and ironically, it is also a summer when the electricity problem of the city has gotten only severe. How can we even think of competing with…

On Power scenario in Dimapur

Dear Madam, The power scenario in Dimapur is getting worse day by day but the Power Department has just kept mum. Why does it not come out with the load-shedding schedule, if the power situation is that worse? Why does…