Editorial

  • Sovereign but not Independent
    A research activist remarked that inspite of all the chaos and imperfections of Nepal, its sovereign status and ownership is what gives it a refreshing lease of life; especially for struggling people yearning f
  • Zone of Peace
    The signing of a ceasefire agreement between the two NSCN groups to be made operative in Sumi inhabited areas should be welcomed as it is the desire of the overwhelming majority of people that peace be maintain
  • Radio Nation
    As Nepal transits through yet another critical process of defining the course of its political destiny, what remains certain is the fact that the Radio assumes an indispensable role in defining the opinion of t
  • Editorial !!!
    The continuous task to collectively envisage imaginatively a better relational society is by no means a recent attempt; it has been the ideal yearning of all who contemplate in thought and in action to lead a p
  • Penning Non-violence
    The pen is mightier than the sword they say and true to this philosophy; ideas have a much larger impact than violence. In fact, new ideas can alter the thinking of people and demolish old prejudiced beliefs th
  • Army Powers AFSPA
    The UPA government has decided to reject Justice Jeevan Reddy’s report calling for scrapping of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), after the Army rejected attempt to dilute its powers in the northeast.
  • ULFA Talk Gear
    In a major policy shift in the ongoing peace process with the banned ULFA, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has decided to “completely” pull itself out of the negotiations. The onus is now with the
  • Official Scrap
    In an important and welcome observation, the second Administrative Reforms Commission has recommended scrapping of the 83-year-old Official Secrets Act (OSA) saying it was out of place with the regime of transp
  • Illegal Toll
    Illegal tax collection on transport vehicles by various registered and unregistered unions remain rampant in the State. This is even after the concerned district authorities had passed an order directing the as
  • Game of Life
    Just a few hours to go and millions across the globe, in spite of many limitations—geographical boundaries, political divisions, economic struggle and social concerns—nothing it seems could daunt their enth
  • De-fuelling Trafficking
    For the third year in a row, the US has placed India on its Special Watch List against trafficking for “failing to comply” with the minimum standards to eliminate the scourge and for its failure to show evi
  • Fuel of Burden
    With the latest hike in oil prices, petrol has today become a fuel of burden and not something that is expected to drive and boost the economy. The government’s decision to raise petrol price by Rs 4 a litre
  • Open Government
    The inauguration of the newly constructed Vigilance Commission office building near Nagaland Civil Secretariat, Kohima on 2nd June 2006 and the reported move to house the newly constituted State Information Com
  • Public Outlook
    The importance of public opinion is yet to be fully appreciated in the context of Naga society and polity although such ‘opinions’ are present almost everywhere be it at home, at work places, in church etc.
  • Empowering Peace
    With increasing evidence of factional clashes and an overt turf war spreading from the rural hinterlands to populated urban areas of Kohima and Dimapur, the much hyped and talked about Ceasefire Ground Rules th
  • Courting People’s Hope
    The Congress led UPA Government at the Centre which is presently holding the reins of the executive power must be breathing a sigh of relief following the decision of the Medical Doctors to call off the nation
  • Silence Speaks
    In what is viewed as an apparent sign of conflict-induced psychological pressure taking its toll among the Naga 9 IRB personnel battling Naxalites in Chhattisgarh, one jawan reportedly attempted suicide and is
  • Anxiety in Manipur
    It is extremely unfortunate that the Manipur Legislative Assembly should condemn, in the manner it has done, against what it perceived as the ‘clandestine entry’ of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio to Se
  • Taking Ownership
    Indigenous peoples make up 5% of the world’s population, occupy over 20% of the earth’s landmass, and pursue self-determination, which includes sovereignty, in all 73 countries in which they dwell. At a tim
  • Green and Clean
    With the onset of monsoon season, reports of tree planting activities are pouring in from different districts across the State. The initiative taken—by a few NGOs, village councils and public organization wit