• Common Interest
    In an indirect reference to the move for a separate State by the tribal bodies of Eastern Nagaland under the banner of the Eastern Naga Peoples' Organisation (ENPO), a top commander of the GPRN/NSCN's N
  • Christ like Spirit
    The Supreme Court of India has rightly upheld the life sentence for Dara Singh for killing Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons in Orissa in 1999. Dara Singh’s accomplice, Mahendra Hembra
  • Climate Disasters & Mitigation
    Whether it is the so called La Nina or any other weather phenomenon, it is now clearly evident that the problem of climate change is here to stay and all of us living on this fragile planet will have to open ou
  • NPF’s Coalition Mantra
    The ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) seems determined to continue with the so called Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) which is virtually non-existent. The NPF’s reluctance to let go of the DAN
  • Climate Change Dialogue
    Whether it is a bad omen of things to come, the Year 2011 has started on a sad note with climate related disasters reported from one end of the world to the other. This is therefore a good time to actually star
  • Clash of Ideas
    Every culture, every nation, every people is responsible for what they have made familiar. The truth has been its most tragic casualty and everything else is seen and interpreted with its head and not its heart
  • Costly Polls & Reforms
    As reported widely in this newspaper, the Union Law Ministry and the Election Commission of India (ECI) will be organizing nation-wide consultations with political parties, NGOs and other stakeholders on a prop
  • ‘No comment’ on ENPO Demand
    Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from Nagaland CM Chang should have known better that the local media will try and get his thoughts on the current demand of the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organization (ENPO)
  • Need for Civilized Discourse
    President Barack Obama on Wednesday (January 12, 2011) has implored a divided America to honour those attacked in the Arizona shooting rampage by becoming a better country. Given that many Americans are blaming
  • NE Peace Mantra
    The Government of India appears to be in a hurry to get on board as many armed groups from the troubled Northeast region into the negotiating table. Following the success of keeping the Naga armed struggle quie
  • Climate Change Excuse
    The recently concluded Northeast Agri Expo 2010 has come out with several recommendations which have been worked out after intensive deliberation among the resource persons and the participants/farmers. Everyon
  • Roads as Development
    As was reported widely in the local media in the run up to the New Year, the Government of India has marked for Nagaland a massive Rs. 1, 130. 67 Crore for a 3-year road development project, arguably the bigges
  • Green Drive Vs Development
    Union Minister for Environment & Forest Jairam Ramesh has quite a reputation as a no nonsense Minister in the Manmohan Singh Cabinet. He does not compromise on his job even if it means displeasing some of h
  • 2011 & Beyond
    The Year 2011 and beyond which lies ahead presents to us Nagas with the fullest of opportunities to accomplish our goals and targets if we make the best use of our time and resources. For those who may not be a
  • 2011 & Beyond
    The Year 2011 and beyond which lies ahead presents to us Nagas with the fullest of opportunities to accomplish our goals and targets if we make the best use of our time and resources. For those who may not be a
  • Costly Nagaland
    There have been recent reports in the local media about escalating costs of essential food items in Dimapur, the commercial hub of Nagaland. If this is the case, one can only imagine what the situation will be
  • Voice of the People
    While it is accepted that public opinion polls or even editorials, put out by newspapers here in Nagaland may not be the most accurate indicator of what people think, it nevertheless provides a general viewpoin
  • Telangana Formula
    Justice (Retd) B N Srikrishna, who heads the panel examining the contentious issue of statehood for Telangana, has submitted its report to Union Home Minister P Chidambaram. There is huge expectation over the c
  • A Quantum Leap
    In this defining moment such as the present, Nagas have no other option but to transcend the past and the present and to confront with the realities of the future to create a society that is truly worth living
  • Why Statehood?
    The separate Statehood demand made by the conglomeration of the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organization (ENPO) representing six tribal groups—Chang, Konyak, Sangtam, Khiamniungan, Yimchungru and Phom