Editorial

  • Save Naga Reconciliation
    There is concern over the fate of the Naga reconciliation process currently on under the initiative of the Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR). By what is being put out in the media both by the signatories of t
  • Pure & Simple
    Proponents of liberal democracy have since the end of the Cold War aggressively purported the dichotomy of Independence into two aspects: Economic Independence and Political Independence. In falsely suggesting
  • Gaddafi Must Go
    After days of bloody crackdown on innocent protestors, the international community has finally spoken out in a clear language of condemnation of the Libyan regime headed by Moammar Gaddafi. Although some would
  • Check Defection
    In a significant court verdict, a full Bench of the Karnataka High Court recently upheld the disqualification of five independents from the State Assembly. It held that the legislators, “by their action&r
  • Climate Change Governance & Mindset Change
    An “inception workshop on state plan on climate change (SAPCC)” was conducted on February 18 at administrative training institute (ATI) Kohima with several important people in attendance including F
  • Transformative Praxis
    The historical dividing issues between Indigenous people and the State system are a reality that is being relived by the descendants of indigenous nations. The lack of will to address the indigenous issues has
  • Confronting Monologue!
    One reason why Nagas in recent times find themselves in a perpetual state of arrestation is because of the manner in which ‘monologue’ has become so embedded into the ethos of daily life. Indeed the
  • Is Nagaland Shining?
    Nagaland like the rest of the Northeast Region has tremendous scope for economic development. More than 50 years of State hood and the reality on the ground however do not give us the confidence to project Naga
  • Flying Rupees & Figures
    With the end of another financial year round the corner and a new budget expected soon, it is only expected that people would want to know about the state of our finances and how our government has been managin
  • Economic Crimes & Moral Bankruptcy
    Many things have been said about extortions and kidnappings for ransom. No doubt all these are crimes which should not be tolerated in a civilized society. As rightly mentioned by Nagaland’s Home Minister
  • Welcome Checks
    In what should be seen as a positive development as far as running the affairs of the country is concerned, the ‘independent’ judiciary as the third wing of the government has stepped into its role
  • A Shared Future
    IN testing times such as our present predicament, we as a people are confronted with the daunting question: Is peace possible? The response is: Do we have a choice? Invariably, if Nagas are to ensure their cont
  • A Free Press
    Journalists around the world in varying contexts risk their lives daily in unprotected situations to act in public interest by bringing stories, to share experiences and to impartially report unfolding situatio
  • What Now for Egypt?
    President Hosni Mubarak's decision to finally step down from power is significant. As mentioned by many people, including world leaders like US President Barack Obama, the removal of the once powerful Hosni
  • Techno Drive
    In the last one decade or so, we have seen a tremendous growth of technology permeating into every aspect of our lives. Further there has been vast improvement in the area of computer and mobile technology. All
  • Disaster Task-Force Missing
    Following the incident of fire which gutted the official residence of the Chief Minister, the Nagaland Cabinet in an emergency meeting held on Wednesday has informed that an enquiry committee “may be&rdqu
  • Disaster: Ready or Not?
    The unfortunate fire incident, which gutted the official residence of Nagaland Chief Minister on Tuesday night, has led to growing concerns about how well prepared our government machinery is when it comes to d
  • Embracing Co-existence
    Historical truth demonstrates that Naga political relations with India and Burma have been an acrimonious one. It is imperative that one turns to that history so that people may once again engage with those def
  • Leaders & Solidarity
    At the heart of indigenous people’s existence is its critical consciousness and indigenous leadership. These must serve as an alternative to the dominant culture and one that refuses to accept the interpr
  • Govt-Public Interface
    Two years after it was launched with much fanfare in 2009, the Government of Nagaland has finally decided to do the right thing by officially discontinuing with the ‘State Road Shows’, which after t