Editorial

  • Value Education
    Recent incidents of rape, murder, extortion, cheating, land encroachment and other corrupt practices and illegality in Naga society is indicative of our moral degeneration to such a low that as a people we have
  • Transforming shortfall into opportunities
    Moa JamirAnimal husbandry products are staple food of any homes in Nagaland. However, it faces a significant shortfall in meeting the demand for animal husbandry products. Anecdotally, a huge demand-supply gap
  • The extravagant Naga marriage culture
    Vishü Rita Krocha"Weddings are a celebration of love and commitment. However, in the present day weddings have become more like a tradition showing one's wealth and status and not really about the union. And t
  • Making Cancer Notifiable
    Imti Longchar                                                      Over and
  • A blunder or how?
    AkangjunglaEvery day the newsroom is flooded with press releases and statements on report about various activities and events from different corners. To name a few, this kind of matters which are later presente
  • The Need to Invest in Women
    Dr Asangba TzudirDiscussions on the importance of achieving gender equality is also attested by various estimates that it will take another 300 years to reach full gender equality at the current rate of progres
  • Towards Self-Sustainability
    Moa JamirHornbill Festival must learn to fly soloIn 2023, the Nagaland Tourism Department was allocated Rs 5.50 crore to host the Hornbill Festival, a cultural extravaganza celebrating the rich heritage of the
  • An intermittent show of concern
    Imkong Walling The Government of Nagaland reviving interest in the foothills road has renewed hope of finally bringing to fruition a 50 years old wish. On March 1, on the final day of the 2024-25 Budget se
  • Shifting Lens
    One of the most critical times of any peoples’ struggle is the transition from oppression to liberation. This not only involves a paradigm shift, but also means transcending the struggle itself. It is importa
  • The fast-trending ‘Mekhela Wednesday’
    AkangjunglaEvery aspect of life, including clothing holds much significance for the indigenous people. Indigenous clothing not only identifies the person who is wearing it but it is also a reflection of their h
  • The Significance of Budget
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The Nagaland Economic Survey 2023-2024 done by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics, and tabled by Nagaland Chief Minister in the recently concluded 4th Session of the 14th Nagalan
  • A Call for Transparency
    Moa JamirGauhati Kohima Bench sets precedentIn a pioneering move, the Gauhati High Court Kohima Bench has become the first in Nagaland to launch an online Right to Information (RTI) portal, marking a significan
  • Homemakers are backbone of the Society
    Vishü Rita KrochaBeginning from the first Saturday of March, International Women’s Week is celebrated worldwide leading to International Women’s Day that falls on March 8. This year, the International Wome
  • Nagaland Budget 2024-25: A Mixed Bag
    Moa Jamir‘People-centric’ but dependency persistsNagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, the Minister-in-Charge of Finance, termed the State Budget 2024-25 as "a real people-centric budget." Addressing a press
  • Resisting Rumour
    AkangjunglaIn September 2019, a husband and wife living in Dimapur were very left disappointed about a rumour going around that the husband was dying of cancer. Apparently, the news had spread all across his vi
  • Facilitating healthcare delivery in Nagaland
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The Covid-19 pandemic came as a litmus test for the healthcare system in Nagaland and it exposed the inadequacy and lack of healthcare infrastructures, technical facilities and medical an
  • Is soft power enough for Nagaland?
    Moa JamirNagaland, a state nestled in the northeastern part of India, has long been recognised for its vibrant culture, unique traditions and festivals. The Hornbill Festival is symbol of Brand Nagaland and the
  • When policy falls short of deeds
    Imkong WallingThe idea of social inclusion, in general, paints a picture of an inclusive world. It is a term that auto-generates identity read with equality— an image of humankind bereft of bias based on race
  • Social Change
    In the history and education of social and political movements, the evolution of the movement for social change is generally neglected and emphasis is given only to the end result. This pattern of exclusive foc
  • The irreplaceable mother tongue
    AkangjunglaThe emphasis on promoting mother tongue along the line of preserving one’s identity and heritage has develop into an essential underlining message delivered in many Naga gatherings and events. The