• Identity or progress?
    Imkong WallingIf the Urban Local Body (ULB) elections take place as scheduled on June 26, 2024, it will be the first in a long, long while in Nagaland. An entire generation has come of age since December 2004,
  • Like an Elephants Buffet
    Dr Asangba TzudirThe early eighties saw the internet coming into operation and the computer had just been born. Since then, with technological revolution, new forms of knowledge and information have defined and
  • Beat the Heat
    AkangjunglaLast month, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an updated Seasonal outlook for hot weather season (April to June) 2024 and Monthly outlook for April 2024 for rainfall and temperature. A
  • People’s Civic Sensibility
    Dr Asangba TzudirCivility seems to have reached a point where it hardly features even as a footnote in the larger pool of things that are important or considered important. Over the years, on the aspect of clea
  • Ramping Up Transparency
    Moa JamirWidespread access key to Nagaland Municipal ElectionsWith remarkable alacrity, the Nagaland Municipal Act (NMA) 2023 swiftly passed through the Nagaland Legislative Assembly on November 9, 2023, gainin
  • Motherhood, the noblest job of all
    By Vishü Rita KrochaIt isn’t just biology that enables one to become a mother. Motherhood is so much more than the ability to conceive whether it is through natural means or with the help of science. It is a
  • Temperance on Roads
    Dr Asangba TzudirRoad accidents in Nagaland especially in the commercial hub Dimapur has become a regular feature. Every now and then, there are cases of road accidents because of various reasons like drunken d
  • Inclusive Progression
    Moa JamirThe recent notification by the State Election Commissioner (SEC) on April 29, outlining the 'Election Programme' for the conduct of general elections to 3 Municipal Councils and 36 Town Councils in Nag
  • Nurturing journalism
    AkangjunglaThe free flow of information in the recent times has clouded the differentiation between the main stream journalism and social media. The outcome, impact and influence of the two are entirely differe
  • Inaccessible from the top
    Moa JamirKey institutions in Nagaland fail accessibility checksThe directives from the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (SCPD) issued on May 3 in response to inspections carried out at the Nagal
  • Is the Press really free?
    Vishü Rita KrochaAs proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1993, World Press Freedom Day is observed annually on May 3. This is a day that holds prominent significance not only for the m
  • Perpetuating a phone based childhood
    Imti LongcharThe pervasive trend of parents handing over smartphones to their children/wards as a means of keeping them occupied or entertained is having far reaching consequences. What might have started as a
  • A new concept of formal learning
    AkangjunglaMore and more educational institutions in Nagaland are adapting to the new policies and schemes required for the fulfillment inorder to be registered, accredited and recognised. Even without visiting
  • “Start Trusting Nagaland Police”
    Dr Asangba TzudirEven as the Dimapur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) called off the ‘indefinite shutter down’ agitation against multiple taxations on businesses, Nagaland’s DGP Rupin Sharma said d
  • Nagaland Exam Results: Takeaways for Future
    Moa JamirThe Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) declared the results of the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) and Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examinations for 2024 on April 2
  • Mice in council
    Imkong WallingBusinesses shutting shop in Dimapur is not a new phenomenon. Rewind the years to the 2000s and early 2010s when business owners downing shutters in protest was quite routine. The grievance, more o
  • Nagaland can lead the way for malaria eradication
    AkangjunglaAttaining equitable access to healthcare has been one of the common desires of the general people in the state of Nagaland. Public healthcare system was in chaos and mayhem during the outbreak of the
  • Young PhD’s
    Dr Asangba TzudirIn a major move in the Indian education System, the University Grants Commission (UGC) by its Chairman Jagadesh Kumar Informed that students with four-year bachelor’s undergraduate degrees ca
  • Proxies & Electoral Integrity in Nagaland
    Moa JamirFollowing the conclusion of the recent Lok Sabha elections in Nagaland on April 19, the election authority hailed the process as "very peaceful." Nagaland, which usually registers high voting turnout e
  • Democracy
    Imkong WallingElection process in the Nagaland Parliamentary seat was completed on April 19, as part of the first phase of polling to elect the 18th Lok Sabha, with only a half of the state’s total registered