On India’s good show in Asian Games

Dear Madam, Indian athletes are making the coutry proud in the ongoing Asian Games by excelling in different disciplines and bringing laurels to the country. This is probably the first time so many athletes have excelled in the tracks and…

On Netflix’s new show ‘Ghoul’

Dear Madam, Netflix’s new miniseries ‘Ghoul’ that was released on August 24 last was maybe one of the bravest storytelling that was seen in a while. As soon as the show starts, people can easily find the similarities between the…

On influx of illegal immigrants in Nagaland

Dear Madam, The issue of illegal immigrants has once again come up in the wake of draft NRC publication in Assam. But one needs to ponder what has Nagaland done to check the influx of illegal immigrants till date. It…

‘Unholy nexus’

Dear Madam, This refers to your editorial, “Patronizing intolarance” (NP, August 18, 2018). Recent attacks on Swami Agnivesh in Jharkhand then on Umar Khalid outside the Constitution Club in Central Delhi and then again on Swami Agnivesh at the funeral…

On traffic jams in Dimapur

Dear Madam, The ever increasing traffic congestion in Dimapur is causing lots of inconveinence to the commuters daily. Traffic jams are such that even ambulances carrying patients are getting stuck sometimes, thereby endangering the lives of the patients. While there…

On construction of footpaths in Dimapur

Dear Madam, While there has been criticism on the ongoing construction of footpaths in Dimapur, the works for the same are continuing in different parts of the town. Interestingly, the drains are being covered up and plastered without being cleaned…

On organic food

Dear Madam, We are eating food full of chemicals and pesticide. The food has become full of chemicals that are harmful to our health leading to many of the diseases we are faced with today including obesity, cancer, heart disease,…

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’…