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In the Absence of Freedom of the Press Law

Democracy will turn autocratic when the press fails to function. In other words, democracy cannot survive without the press. At the same time, the press also cannot function without freedom because they will be simply toothless tigers. Some governmen...

15 Nov 2022

Tribal Empowerment for a Glorious India

By  Shri Arjun Munda Under the charismatic leadership of Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, the Government of India declared that 15th of November, the birth anniversary of Bhagwan Birsa Munda, will be celebrated as Jan Jatiya Ga...

15 Nov 2022

Politics Muddling Indian Cricket

Too many experiments with team formation was a major contributor to the failure of the star-studded Indian cricket team in the ICC T20 World Cup. For the last two years, numerous cricketers were picked, only to be dropped after a game or two. As a re...

13 Nov 2022

Happy Children’s Day

“The children of today will make the India of tomorrow. The way we bring them up will determine the future of the country.” – Jawaharlal Nehru Introduction: Children’s Day is an event celebrated on various days in many places around t...

12 Nov 2022

Tackling the Climate Threat

United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres aptly stated that “we are on a highway to climate hell with our foot on the accelerator,” during his speech at the COP27 summit. But instead of taking a vow to save our planet from destructio...

10 Nov 2022

Freebie Politics: Quick Passport To Democratic and Fiscal Disaster

As the poll season in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat is round the corner, political parties are busy planning to lure the electorate with their promises which also include freebies. Over the years the politics of freebies has become an integral part of...

09 Nov 2022

Lagging Social Development

India may have made significant strides in various fields, including science and technology, infrastructure, education and economy over the years but is lagging behind in social development with crime rates, especially against women and children cont...

09 Nov 2022

Dissecting By-Poll Results

Prior to the crucial assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, electoral prospects of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) gets a boost as the party has won four out of seven seats in the recently held by-elections across six states. Clearly, these...

07 Nov 2022

Air Pollution: No Respite for Delhiites

As usual, there is no respite from air pollution for Delhi residents as with the onset of winter air quality in the national capital has once again dipped to an alarming level. Although the government has taken a few steps to control pollution levels...

06 Nov 2022

NIDA’s Imbroglio

“Doctor khan tu Iswor nishina he asey dey”. That was what my Mom used to say when I was growing up. Little as I was, little did I know that the statement would somehow ring true when I could finally grasp the underlying meaning of her statement. ...

05 Nov 2022

Achieving True Empowerment

“It is a tribute to the power of our democracy that a daughter born in a poor house in a remote tribal area can reach the highest constitutional position in India. That I attained the post of President is not my personal achievement, it is the achi...

04 Nov 2022

NIDA’s Glorious Profession With an Inglorious Conduct

The medical profession is a noble profession, or so we are told. It is still a noble profession as we would all like to believe. To be a doctor is to inspire awe and respect in terms of knowledge, in terms of civilised conduct and the competency with...

03 Nov 2022

Safety First: Preventing Avoidable Tragedies

In yet another tragic incident, 141 precious lives were lost in the collapse of the hanging bridge at Morbi in Gujarat as a result of overcrowding. From the turn of events, it is evident that some unscrupulous elements in a bid to make quick money ar...

02 Nov 2022

A Significant 150 Years

It’s been one-and-a-half century since the seed of Christianity was sown in Nagaland, for which the Ao Baptist Arogo Mungdang (ABAM) is commemorating the sesquicentennial event. It is a special occasion not only for the ABAM but also for the people...

01 Nov 2022

The Climate Battle

The recent Climate Transparency Report by experts in G-20 nations have predicted a grim future for India. According to the said report, amongst G-20 nations India will be most impacted by global warming with its productivity, employment and economic ...

31 Oct 2022

From Pristine to the Aspirational Naga

Like with other civilisations, the predominantly tribal areas of India’s northeast have also witnessed transformation – rapid transformation, which in the words of octogenarian politician SC Jamir, is equivalent to ‘living a thousand years in a...

31 Oct 2022

A Step in the Right Direction

In a country where gender discrimination is highly prevalent in every sphere of life, BCCI’s decision to bring pay parity amongst men and women cricketers for representing the country should be welcomed. It is definitely the first concrete step tow...

30 Oct 2022

Deliver on Promise to Bring Solution for Protracted Naga Political Issue— ACAUT Nagaland

Today, the 31st of October 2022 commemorates  the 10th people’s public rally organised by  Against Corruption And  Unabated Taxation (ACAUT) against the yoke and shackles of unabated taxation and corruption inspite of  the s...

30 Oct 2022

Respect the Voice of the People of Nagaland for Logical Conclusion of Naga Political Problem

By S.C.Jamir,Former CM &Governor Objectivity and systematic approach are the hall marks of any rational, pragmatic and reasonable analysis or understanding of the issues relating to the physical or social realm. This basic premise holds good if o...

29 Oct 2022

Playing With Fire: Safety Takes a Back Seat

The massive fire incident that reduced as many as 700 shops to ashes in Naharlagun, Arunachal Pradesh earlier this week exposed the utter unpreparedness of the fire personnel, concerned department and the government in dealing with such emergencies. ...

27 Oct 2022

RTI: Fundamental Right of Citizens

The Right to Information Act (RTI) empowers citizens to seek answers from the government. With the help of this Act, citizens can pursue information on the government’s decisions, activities and policies. The Act was enacted in India 17-years ago i...

26 Oct 2022

The Rise of the Zero Waste Kitchens!

By N Lothungbeni Humtsoe Faster lives and economic downturn have impacted cooking patterns, taste preferences, and the nutritive diversity of the Indian diet over the last decade. And chefs, farmers, and experts are particular in pointing out that th...

26 Oct 2022

Environmental Initiatives: The Need of the Hour

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything”- George Bernard Shaw Environment is everything that surrounds us, be it living or non-living. The need to protect environment has beco...

26 Oct 2022

Proactive Animal Welfare

As many as 16 mobile veterinary units (MVUs) were inaugurated in Nagaland under the government of India’s Livestock Health and Disease Control programme which was initiated with an aim to improve animal health through vaccination, capacity building...

25 Oct 2022

Food Wastage in India: A Concern

Every year, World Food Day is celebrated on 16 October. This day aims at tackling global hunger and striving to eradicate hunger across the world. But question arises are we learning something from the celebration not to waste food in order to tackle...

25 Oct 2022