Editorial

  • Homemakers are backbone of the Society
    Vishü Rita KrochaBeginning from the first Saturday of March, International Women’s Week is celebrated worldwide leading to International Women’s Day that falls on March 8. This year, the International Wome
  • Nagaland Budget 2024-25: A Mixed Bag
    Moa Jamir‘People-centric’ but dependency persistsNagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, the Minister-in-Charge of Finance, termed the State Budget 2024-25 as "a real people-centric budget." Addressing a press
  • Resisting Rumour
    AkangjunglaIn September 2019, a husband and wife living in Dimapur were very left disappointed about a rumour going around that the husband was dying of cancer. Apparently, the news had spread all across his vi
  • Facilitating healthcare delivery in Nagaland
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The Covid-19 pandemic came as a litmus test for the healthcare system in Nagaland and it exposed the inadequacy and lack of healthcare infrastructures, technical facilities and medical an
  • Is soft power enough for Nagaland?
    Moa JamirNagaland, a state nestled in the northeastern part of India, has long been recognised for its vibrant culture, unique traditions and festivals. The Hornbill Festival is symbol of Brand Nagaland and the
  • When policy falls short of deeds
    Imkong WallingThe idea of social inclusion, in general, paints a picture of an inclusive world. It is a term that auto-generates identity read with equality— an image of humankind bereft of bias based on race
  • Social Change
    In the history and education of social and political movements, the evolution of the movement for social change is generally neglected and emphasis is given only to the end result. This pattern of exclusive foc
  • The irreplaceable mother tongue
    AkangjunglaThe emphasis on promoting mother tongue along the line of preserving one’s identity and heritage has develop into an essential underlining message delivered in many Naga gatherings and events. The
  • Sports Developmental Policy
    Dr Asangba TzudirThe 3rd Nagaland Olympic and Paralympic Games 2024 played under the theme, “Stronger Together” has just concluded with lots to take away, and where Kohima district reaffirmed their dominanc
  • Unlocking Insights
    Moa JamirUtilise Nagaland's Civil Registration vital statistics to formulate effective state-centric policiesIt is a truism to say that education and health are complementary to each other. To this end, the hea
  • The legacy of storytelling
    Vishü Rita KrochaIn the absence of a written literature, Nagas have relied on the oral tradition of literature for many of its histories and culture. All our stories or whatever story that continues to exist t
  • Uniformity, Equality, and Privilege
    Imlisanen JamirIn the intricate dance of societal dynamics, the notions of uniformity, equality, and privilege emerge as central players, each vying for dominance on the stage of governance, legislation, and in
  • A matter of choice?
    AkangjunglaTo claim that music is the most profitable form of art will be wrong, yet it is also true that music is the most presented and the most universal. Just like any creative form of art, music manifests
  • Power Situation
    Dr Asangba TzudirThe Department of Power Nagaland (DoPN) has reported that the power situation in Nagaland is at an alarming stage caused by the “lean season and shut thermal stations exacerbating scarcity.
  • For Road Safety
    Moa JamirBridge Gap between advisory and actionIn November 2022, the Dimapur Commissioner of Police took a decisive step by imposing a speed limit on National Highway-29 and within Dimapur city, aiming to curb
  • Misplaced Blame
    Moa JamirArticle 371A should not be scapegoated for governance failureIn recent times, Article 371A, the Special Constitutional Provision pertaining to the State of Nagaland, has been unfairly designated as a h
  • Don't fall for It
    Imlisanen JamirIn today's age of technological marvels, where convenience and connectivity reign supreme, we find ourselves facing a modern scourge: the proliferation of job scams. These cunning schemes, lurkin
  • Hitting the right note with originality
    AkangjunglaIn the creative world, authenticity and originality are of great significance. Creating one’s own work, be it music, painting, dancing, song writing etc has the potential to make a difference in so
  • Is Nagaland a Failed State?
    Dr Asangba TzudirIn the early 2020s, Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Libya Mali, Myanmar, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen have all been described as failed state
  • Left’s Slipshod
    As Nandigram continues to face violence and chaos under the regime of Buddhadeb Bhattachaya in West Bengal, the Left Front supporting the UPA government in the Centre is now clearly on the defensive. First, in