Monopoly-Corruption: Thorn in the flesh

Monopoly-Corruption: Thorn in the flesh

Moa Jamir Dimapur | July 11   “Policy making has been monopolized by the elite class, and even where the policy is suitable for the common good, the system has been hijacked by the entrenched vested interests so much so that nepotism and back door appointments, rather than merit, has become the norm of the […]

Six more die in Kashmir frenzy, death toll 21

Six more die in Kashmir frenzy, death toll 21

Srinagar, July 10 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government appealed for calm on Sunday as six more people died in unending demonstrations against the killing of a top militant leader, taking the death toll to 21 in two days in curfew-bound Kashmir Valley.   Shabir Ahmed, 27, was shot and wounded by security forces during […]

Naga King Chilly..

Naga King Chilly..

Raja Mircha, or Naga King Chilly, arguably the hottest chilly in the world measuring 1,001,304 Scoville Heat Units (SHU), for sale at Pephima market-midway between Dimapur and Kohima. Raja Mircha is highly priced and an everyday food for the Nagas. (Morung Photo)

Modi reshuffles Ministry

Modi reshuffles Ministry

Major rejig; 19 new faces, Irani, Gowda lose crucial portfolios   NEW DELHI, JULY 5 (AGENCIES): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday carried out a major reshuffle of his council of ministers by inducting 19 new faces. Also, the PM dropped five Ministers of State (MoS) and changed the portfolios of various other existing ministers. […]