• Community efforts to save our water bodies
    Imlisanen Jamir If there is one thing that is certain about water resources in Nagaland is that they are diminishing. Every year, the water scarcity problem in the State seems to be getting worse. With exten
  • Retelling Traditions
    On 'World Book and Copyright Day', falling on April 23, The Morung Express published an extensive report on the need for Nagas to tell and amply produce their own stories and preserve indigenous languag
  • Street Foods: Lessons from City Tower
    Akangjungla Ever since the COVID-19 imposed lockdown has been lifted, the street food venture in the heart of Dimapur city has been thriving. Every evening an encouraging number of mobile food stalls, mostly
  • Neither War, Nor Peace 
    Understanding why Peace Agreements fail – Part I The history of humanity has shown us that peace is an essential condition for society to flourish and for its peoples to live their lives in dignity. Ho
  • Dimapur: Trial traffic run bodes ominous results
    Imlisanen Jamir Last Friday and Saturday, Dimapur town witnessed one of its worst traffic jams, as vehicle movement came to a crawl across on almost all roads leading in and out of the town. People of the to
  • ‘Justice in limbo’
    Moa Jamir “The grief was still raw, while ensuring justice, in terms of prosecution of alleged perpetrators as well as material compensation, remains elusive,” reads The Morung Express coverage,
  • Between ‘Content’ and ‘Context’
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The pursuit of the ‘highest good’ and for the well being of the people and for creating a harmonious society is a constant struggle, and while the mark of a civilized society is
  • A DEVELOPED NAGA MIND: Greatest wealth of Nagaland
    Akangjungla For a very long time, Nagaland state has been described as a land with much potential especially in the field of agriculture and tourism. In various text and speech, it is repeated innumerable ti
  • Naga idea of equality
    Imkong Walling Back in December 2020, this column featured an op-ed pertaining to job reservations in the government sector— a highly contentious topic that seldom fails to flare emotions between a per
  • Access, fair use and the digital 
    Imlisanen Jamir A recent ruling in favor of the book publishers against the Internet Archive has sparked a crucial conversation about the future of libraries, fair use, and access to information. The Inte
  • Lower deficits over development?
    Moa Jamir Understanding how Nagaland cuts budget deficits One of the significant highlights of the State Budget 2023-24 presented by the Chief Minister and  Minister-in Charge of Finance, Neiphiu Rio
  • Healthcare Delivery
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The report of the First medical college in Phriebagie, Nagaland that it was nearing completion brings a sense of relief in the context of the growing health sector in Nagaland. This was als
  • No fixes to traffic woes in Dimapur?
    Akangjungla Dimapur city is known for its enterprise being the ‘commercial capital’ of Nagaland state, however, it is also overwhelmed by perennial traffic jam. The severity of traffic congestion
  • The Interregnum 
    ‘The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born’ It is more than a month since the Nagaland state election results were declared on March 2. A governme
  • ‘One Health’
    Imlisanen Jamir Indigenous communities have long recognized the connection between the wellbeing of people and the land. Today, the concept of One Health has gained importance in global health. According to
  • Don’t reserve for dignitaries only
    Moa Jamir The Government of Nagaland has proven its capability to provide impeccable services when it chooses to do so. The State Government and its various agencies impressively spruced up and presented a &
  • COVID-19 Pandemic is not OVER
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The reality of the various experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic was so horrific that with like at stake, to be back to such a horrific situation is something which none would want. And look
  • An inclusive responsive 
    Akangjungla HIV & AIDS epidemic continues to pose greater challenges worldwide. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a life-threatening condition caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
  • Foolishly foolhardy 
    Imkong Walling It was an ordinary Monday afternoon, March 27, 2023, for most people in Nagaland. But it was no ordinary day. The first session of a newly assembled 14th Nagaland Legislative Assembly was on,
  • G-20: Beyond gentrification
    Imlisanen Jamir The upcoming G-20 business meeting in Nagaland presents an excellent opportunity for the state to showcase its potential as well as to explore potential growth areas and develop partnerships