• Lower deficits over development?
    Moa Jamir Understanding how Nagaland cuts budget deficits One of the significant highlights of the State Budget 2023-24 presented by the Chief Minister and  Minister-in Charge of Finance, Neiphiu Rio
  • Healthcare Delivery
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The report of the First medical college in Phriebagie, Nagaland that it was nearing completion brings a sense of relief in the context of the growing health sector in Nagaland. This was als
  • No fixes to traffic woes in Dimapur?
    Akangjungla Dimapur city is known for its enterprise being the ‘commercial capital’ of Nagaland state, however, it is also overwhelmed by perennial traffic jam. The severity of traffic congestion
  • The Interregnum 
    ‘The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born’ It is more than a month since the Nagaland state election results were declared on March 2. A governme
  • ‘One Health’
    Imlisanen Jamir Indigenous communities have long recognized the connection between the wellbeing of people and the land. Today, the concept of One Health has gained importance in global health. According to
  • Don’t reserve for dignitaries only
    Moa Jamir The Government of Nagaland has proven its capability to provide impeccable services when it chooses to do so. The State Government and its various agencies impressively spruced up and presented a &
  • COVID-19 Pandemic is not OVER
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The reality of the various experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic was so horrific that with like at stake, to be back to such a horrific situation is something which none would want. And look
  • An inclusive responsive 
    Akangjungla HIV & AIDS epidemic continues to pose greater challenges worldwide. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a life-threatening condition caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
  • Foolishly foolhardy 
    Imkong Walling It was an ordinary Monday afternoon, March 27, 2023, for most people in Nagaland. But it was no ordinary day. The first session of a newly assembled 14th Nagaland Legislative Assembly was on,
  • G-20: Beyond gentrification
    Imlisanen Jamir The upcoming G-20 business meeting in Nagaland presents an excellent opportunity for the state to showcase its potential as well as to explore potential growth areas and develop partnerships
  • Questionable action
    A Step Backward for Gender Equality Moa Jamir The Nagaland Legislative Assembly's decision to repeal the Nagaland Municipal Act (NMA), 2001, consequently resulting in the cancellation of scheduled ele
  • B20 and Nagaland
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The Business 20 (B20) is a group that represents the private sector within the Group of 20 (G20) Forum. The B20 was primarily established to give a platform for the business community to en
  • ‘The Irreconcilable Thread of the Century’ 
    Y Nuklu Phom For generations humanity has been seized with conflicts. Be it between international, national, states, between tribes and villages, conflicts busted for ownership claim over Forest, Land and Ri
  • The Idiot and the Tribal, where are the Citizens…?
    The recently concluded state assembly election held on February 27, 2023, to elect all 60 members of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly has been a learning lesson. Many commentators and analysts have written ade
  • What is a raccoon dog?
    Imlisanen Jamir The recent announcement from international researchers regarding the discovery of a genetic link that may help understand the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic has shed some light on the poten
  • Question of technicalities?
    Moa Jamir The recent notification for election to the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections on May 16 with 33 percent women's reservation in Nagaland has sparked fresh opposition by some male-centric Hohos,
  • 14th NLA Begins: Some Reflections
    Dr Asangba Tzudir The First Session of the 14th Nagaland Legislative Assembly has begun and is scheduled to go on till the 28th of March. The 60 elected members have taken oath, of which 31 are returning mem
  • Time will unravel who we’ve elected 
    Atono Tsükrü Kense Since the first general election to the Nagaland Legislative Assembly in 1964, the electioneering process in the State has gradually undergone radical changes. The changes includ
  • Cannot live in a cocoon
    Imkong Walling Based on the idea of a unique ethnicity and culture, Nagaland stands out, as far as the framework of India is concerned. Excluding a festering political issue, a general portrayal of the peopl
  • Levelling the playing field
    Imlisanen Jamir The recent elections in Nagaland saw two women being elected to the legislative assembly, making it a historic moment for the state. However, even as the state celebrates this achievement, th