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End Bandh Culture

As if the economic distress caused by the frequent Covid-induced lockdowns for more than a year is not excruciating enough for the citizens of Nagaland, organisations continue to force business establishments to down shutters— twice in this month i...

30 Sep 2021

Contradictory Policies

Since taking over the reins of the United States of America, the Biden administration has taken various contradictory steps, which have baffled everyone. It is difficult to understand how donating a nuclear submarine to Australia will help to create ...

29 Sep 2021

Reviving Tourism

The north-eastern states of India, including Nagaland have been touted as potential tourist hotspots, citing the region’s rich biodiversity, picturesque landscape and hospitable inhabitants. Despite rapid urbanisation and deforestation, the region ...

29 Sep 2021

Violence in Temples of Justice

The shootout at Rohini Court in Delhi has once again proved that the security arrangements in our lower courts where thousands of people including the judges, lawyers, staff and litigants visit every day for various purposes, are poor to say the leas...

27 Sep 2021

Save Our Planet

Rampant destruction of nature has put a question mark on the survival of organisms on our beautiful planet. The damage on nature has largely been inflicted by human beings, who are just 0.01 per cent of all living organisms by mass. Apart from causin...

26 Sep 2021

Entrepreneurs: Pursuing Greener Pastures

So much has been written and said about entrepreneurship. We have been hearing about it at regular intervals from legislators, government officials, intellectuals, civil society organisation leaders, and others. Several seminars and workshops have be...

23 Sep 2021

The Congress Leadership Conundrum

The effort to bring all the opposition parties on one platform by the Congress nosedived even before the move could take off. Recently, Congress president Sonia Gandhi had called a meeting of all the opposition parties and decided to launch a nationw...

22 Sep 2021

Standing Firm on Criminal Justice

The crime data in India for the year 2020 recently published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) showed a 28% increase in the number of cognisable crimes from 51,56,158 in 2019 to 66,01,285 in 2020. Nagaland registered a marginal decline, rec...

21 Sep 2021

India’s Stark Disparity

Inequality in asset distribution has created two Indias. According to All India Debt & Investment Survey, 2019 conducted by the National Sample Survey, which has been published recently, the richest 10 per cent of Indians own over half of the cou...

20 Sep 2021

New Face to Fix Dented Image

The Congress has scored another self-goal by forcing Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh to resign when the Assembly election is knocking at the door. The move will definitely provide a much needed boost to the principal opposition party the...

19 Sep 2021

Back To the Classroom

The on-again off-again classroom learning scenario has been ongoing since the Covid-19 pandemic threw normal life out of gear. It’s been more than a year now that it has been disrupting the education of tens of thousands of students across the glob...

16 Sep 2021

The Rejuvenated Indian Economy

With the growth momentum back, the Indian economy is now all set to erase the bitter memories of the pandemic period by recording robust growth. The GDP figure of the first quarter of the present fiscal is indicative that the economy is slowly but su...

15 Sep 2021

Niuland-Dimapur Road: Most Exhausting Road to Ply

Isn’t it utterly disheartening to find one of the most plied roads, aside from National Highway, i.e. Niuland – Dimapur roadway, as the most depleted in its unattended condition, inspite of it playing most vital roles to Dimapurians? Well...

15 Sep 2021

Cancelled Test Series: Doubts Remain

Postponement of the fifth test match between India and England has put a question mark on the intentions of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). A section of the cricketing world has alleged that such a development took place to ensure s...

13 Sep 2021

Justice for Womenkind

The alarming rise in complaints of crimes against women in the country is truly disturbing. It shows that even in the 21st century, Indian society is still male-dominated, which in all certainty works as a barrier to the progress of the nation as wom...

12 Sep 2021

India’s Nutritional Status

After relative silence for months, events related to Poshan maah or nutrition month have begun. The Ministry of Women and Child Development has planned a series of nutrition awareness activities, including identification of severely acute malnourishe...

09 Sep 2021

Marching Towards Sporting Excellence

Sports in India is seeing the dawn of a new horizon. After a credible show in the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics, where the country has won its first Gold medal in Track & Field events, now the para-athletes have made the nation proud by winni...

08 Sep 2021

Celebrating Teachers

India observes Teachers’ Day on September 5 every year to appreciate and honour educators across the country for their contributions to society, but unfortunately for two consecutive years there has been none of the usual celebrations as classr...

08 Sep 2021

Cleaning Politics In India

In an important verdict, a bench of the Supreme Court consisting Justice D. Y. Chandrachud and Justice M. R. Shah has observed that legislative immunity is not absolute and it should not obstruct the path of natural justice. Beyond a doubt, this judg...

07 Sep 2021

Heathy India

The devastating Covid-19 health crisis has exposed the inadequacy of our health services. It has brought to light how ill prepared we were to face pandemic situations despite being a favourite destination for medical tourism. We do not have enough be...

05 Sep 2021

The Pandemonium of Covid-19 Misinformation

The Covid pandemic has caused untold suffering — physical, mental and financial – to almost every soul across the globe, but the consequences would have been far more serious if not for the relentless sacrifices of the medical fraternity. Ami...

02 Sep 2021

India’s Resilient Economy

The Indian economy has made a remarkable turnaround. It has grown by a little over 20.1 per cent in the first quarter of the present fiscal. During the same quarter last year the economy contracted nearly 25 per cent. It occurred due to the impositio...

01 Sep 2021

Transforming State’s Energy Landscape

Power crisis appears to deepening in Nagaland with outages becoming the order of the day. While few hours of power supply daily is a luxury in many villages in rural areas, few hours of outage in urban areas is like inviting the wrath of the people. ...

01 Sep 2021

India’s Covid-19 Battle

The mission to vaccinate India’s 90 crore adult population before the end of 2021 requires the vaccination of one crore adults on a daily basis. These targets, while ambitious, seem possible if recent trends continue. Last week one crore eligible a...

31 Aug 2021

Degradation of Political Discourse

The standard of political discourse in India is degrading with every passing day. Politicians belonging to different political parties more often than not attack their political opponents in such language that cannot be used in civilised society. Rec...

29 Aug 2021