• NAGALAND ELECTION: Is media really important?
    Akangjungla Since the announcement of the General Elections to the 14th Nagaland Legislative Assemble scheduled on Februarys 27, every mechanism involved with the conduct of the election process are on the m
  • Clean Election: Towards Social Responsibility
    Dr Asangba Tzudir Clean Election in Nagaland may not have reached a stage to call it a peoples’ movement. However, spearheaded by NBCC, Clean Election can be said to have succeeded in creating mass awa
  • Identifying root causes 
    Moa Jamir The school dropout rate has been a perennial challenge in Nagaland, and it persists despite initiatives to check the problem. The problem becomes more perceptible as the students move to higher cla
  • Shedding colonial rind
    Imkong Walling British colonial hegemony was perhaps the most consequential in the modern history of the geographical Indian sub-continent. It laid the foundation for the eventual redrawing of boundaries, se
  • Driving in the dark
    Imlisanen Jamir The frequent outages of streetlights on the NH-29 four-lane road from Dimapur's Purana Bazaar-Chümoukedima stretch is not just a minor inconvenience, it is a serious public safety ha
  • Ethical elections in Nagaland? 
    Moa Jamir The Election Commission of India (ECI) is committed to conduct free, fair, participative, accessible, inclusive and safe elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura,
  • Climate vulnerability and community-based approach
    By Akangjungla The correlation to their land, water and forest is considered an important source of resilience for indigenous communities and it is this aspect of correlation that evolves into adaptation app
  • Unity in a time of fragmentation
    The world is in a constant state of transition, but even more change is taking place as humanity lives through an age of fragmentation that is being experienced globally, as well as in local settings. The clash
  • Plugging into progress
    Imlisanen Jamir The push for electric vehicles is a global trend that has been gaining momentum in recent years. Car manufacturers all over the world have been investing heavily in the development of electri
  • Anything can happen in ‘Politics’
    Dr Asangba Tzudir Plato’s Republic was written at the backdrop of man’s desire for power and its dangers for both individuals and societies. Athens, considered as the greatest democracy in the an
  • A cautionary tale from Joshimath
    Veroli Zhimo The recent declaration of Joshimath hill town in Uttarakhand as a ‘landslide-subsidence zone’ must serve as an eye-opener for the State of Nagaland which lies in seismic zone V and h
  • Election ‘alert’ 
    Moa Jamir On January 6, the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Nagaland issued a categorical clarification that the office has not made any announcement regarding the date for the Nagaland Legislati
  • AI art and the future of creativity
    Imlisanen Jamir   Artificial intelligence (AI) has made significant strides in recent years, and one area where it has begun to make an impact is in the field of art. AI art, also known as machine art, i
  • New Year Jitters
    Moa Jamir To say that the state of affairs in Nagaland is in suspended animation at the start of 2023 would be an understatement. Presently, there are various speculations within the political circle as well
  • New Year Hope
    Dr Asangba Tzudir Hope can be a dangerous thing, but it can also be the best of things. Besides, ‘whatever hope’, life without it seems empty and directionless. Without hope, life can be reduced
  • A resurgence
    Imlisanen Jamir The COVID-19 virus has made a resurgence in the news cycle. The country has now received a warning that the Covid pandemic, which shook the world for more than two years, may make a comeback
  • Of Unity & Good Governance 
    Moa Jamir As 2022 comes to an end, it is pertinent to look back and interrogate two issues discussed, deliberated and propounded ad nauseam both in societal and governmental spheres - unity and good governan
  • Something to FOCUS
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The year 2022 will make way for the New Year 2023 in a few days, and looking back, it has been another topsy-turvy year, though a year filled with activities all through in all the social a
  • Par for the course
    By Imkong Walling “If you say that something that happens is par for the course, you mean that you are not pleased with it but it is what you expected to happen,” is how the Collins English Dicti
  • The Glorious Game
    By Moa Jamir Legacy completed in win, glimpses of future in defeat  “World Champions! I dreamed it so many times, I wanted it so much that I still haven't fallen, I can't believe it