Editorial

  • Does the State Resolve or Create Conflict?
    In the common search for JustPeace, it is judicious to begin by asking fundamental questions that define the path in which the process towards understanding interplays with issues of natural justice. Invariably
  • Economic Returns
    Thomas Paine once said: “Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it”. The essence of this powerful message lends credence to widely accepted dictu
  • Untimely Strike
    While employees of the State Bank of Indian (SBI) continue fighting for their rights, the general public, in particular the pensioners and salaried class people are at the receiving end for no fault of theirs.
  • N-Deal
    Pitching vigorously for support from the US Congress on the nuclear deal with India, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has sounded the right note by sending the message that the deal with New Delhi will help
  • For a democratic law
    As it is common knowledge, when indigenous people were colonized, colonial administration changed the basic informal general ethical code of conducts in the indigenous way of life and worldviews into a more for
  • Bi-partisan Spirit
    The on and off political confrontation both within the DAN coalition and between the DAN government and the Opposition Congress has sometimes led to a degeneration of politics to mere partisan squabbles provoke
  • Ballot Counts
    That there is an overwhelming desire for peace in Assam is clearly manifested by the large turnout of an estimated 68 per cent of the 92 lakh electorate casting their votes in the first phase of assembly electi
  • In search for human security
    The denial of human security is the direct result of oppression and subjugation perpetuated by structures of political domination. It conditions attitudes and suspicions defined by a history which is not their
  • Checks & Balances
    Despite constitutional bindings, the separation of the judiciary from the executive wing of the state remains still a far cry due to obvious reluctance and foot-dragging on the part of the Nagaland government f
  • Politics of written language
    History has shown that victors of war have always written history of the people they conquered. This trend tremendously affected the history and identity of many peoples. It can be said without exaggeration tha
  • Office of Profit
    As per the statements emanating from offices of the two major political parties in Nagaland there appears to be some confusion over the legal interpretation of the term Office of Profit and whether certain offi
  • Remedies?
    Since the advent of HIV/AIDS, the human world has no longer been the same. In every corner of the globe, this virus has spread rapidly causing an epidemic and threatening the very fiber of human survival. This
  • After the Dust
    As the dust finds a new place and moment to settle in after five hectic days of active persuasion, the questions is, what next and how to move forward? Perhaps it should rightly begin by seriously evaluating th
  • The Roots
    Human cultures have through time adopted and adapted diverse habitats and utilized, altered and nurtured resources to meet countless everyday needs. Consequently, the process of resource harvesting and domestic
  • Office Bait
    It was hardly surprising that the tentacles of the ‘office of profit’ issue would have finally reached the shores of Nagaland with the Congress asking Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio to step down on the ground t
  • United we Brand
    For one, the Agro Expo mega-event has caused openings that provide insights to aspects on how an event such as this, causes flutters of activities that reveals more than it actually says. The impressive mass of
  • Horti Pawar
    Among all of the North Eastern States there is no doubt that Nagaland is at this time raking in the moolah and the inauguration of the first of its kind Central Institute of Horticulture (CIH) at Medziphema has
  • Unemployment – a political disease
    Unemployment worldwide has reached high proportions, which according to the International Labor Organizations (ILO) report was 185.9 million people worldwide, or 6.2 percent of the global labor force in 2003-04
  • United In Profit
    While the moral debate over Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s resignation as MP over holding an ‘office of profit’ continues with even an RSS ideologue now voicing his praise for Mrs Gandhi the issue on t
  • From Slogans to Solution?
    In recent times, polities have been swamped by a lexicon of slogans covering a spectrum of issues from tourism to youth empowerment and presently, declared as “Year of the Farmer.’ While it is fair to state