Public Space

  • Let me open my doors
    Noel ManuelI’ve often heard people say that when opportunity knocks, allow it to enter or else it may never come by again. Opportunities indeed, don’t come by very often. They come without warning and
  • The Grand old Man of Model Higher Secondary School, Mokokchung
    He gave his selfless-service for 23 years in moulding and nurturing the students for a bright future. He is none other than, “The grand Old Man of M.H.S.S, MKG” Sir. Bendangmayang. Time has gone long, since
  • These Hills Called Home: Stories from a war zone
    Sanjay (Xonzoi) BarboraProf. Ao modestly claims that “memory…picks and chooses what to preserve and what to discard” and that this is compounded when one is dealing with someone else’s memory of unadult
  • Naga Solidarity Group denounces Quit Notice
    From Naga Solidarity Group’s vantage point in the international community we stay committed supporters of Naga people’s sovereignty. We resolutely consider that this can be achieved through continuation of
  • Rejoinder to NSCN-IM for Christian socialism
    The recent article in the local media issued by the NSCN-IM “Christian Socialism” made me reflect on what this is all about. The question I asked myself is that, is there such a thing as Christian socialism
  • Little story about Assam Rifle from a “Layman”
    Much has been said and much has been written about Assam Rifles of Nagaland “Friends of hill people” and this has been proved exactly according to the works discharging by them.Every morning in a sweet mood
  • Rev. Nitoyi - down the memory lane
    Dr BSR MahapatraIt is one year since Rev Nitoyi left for heavenly abode. Those who knew him remember him like me and feel that he is still with us.An eventful career of a man of God came to an end on 20th Augus
  • The Years of Women, Youth and Farmers
    Jack T. ChakhesangYouth means not only young age; it means the prime, the bloom, the green years, the tender years of one’s life. Youth is a term that embraces us from the cradle to young manhood, and sometim
  • Far from being a gentleman
    The universal understanding is that no human being, howsoever high or mighty, has the right to enjoy the fruits of another being’s labour.With the same understanding, and with the belief that it is high time
  • The questions of integration
    Ashon ChamroyMany ethnic groups of North-East India are institutional embodiments of plural societies in which different sections of community with their distinct religion, culture, and language live side by si
  • The Nagaland State Women Commission: An analysis
    Rosemary DzuvichuExpert member, National Commission for Women, NewDelhiThe passing of the Nagaland Women Commission Bill on the 25th August2006 by the Nagaland Legislative Assembly heralds the start of a new ch
    Professor Timothy KapingBecause of her wrong policies, instead of being one of the world’s economic superpowers, India is a land of poverty and beggars. Even after 59 years of self-rule and massive assistance
  • On Quit Notice
    It is a known fact that some thing is going wrong in the concept of Naga society because outward action is the photo of inner concept. Had there been no wrong concept, killing one another would not have taken p
  • Clarification to Forest Officer rejects ARSU charges
    Apropos to the rejoinder that came up in Nagaland Post on 24th Aug 2006 under the caption “Forest Officer (Hokishe Chishi) Rejects ARSU Charges”. The Union has taken a serious note of the officer’s accusa
  • Quit Notice and the Deeper Issue
    Charles ChasieThe sharp polarization that has been happening in our society for quite sometime is an issue of grave concern for all of us. Now, with the “quit notice” issued by NSCN (K) to the Tangkhul comm
  • Utter lack of foresight and wisdom
    Close on the heels of the “Quit notice” by the NSCN- K where I share my reservation as to the nature of its intent which is blatantly communal, unity and reconciliation being the desired goal of every Naga,
  • My disappointments with Naga leaders, NGOs
    I am totally disappointed with our Naga leaders and NGOs for their lack of insensitivity towards our fellow human being. So much so that I am beginning to take an extreme view of our people. Last few days in th
  • NPFNK condemns ‘quit notice’
    Nagas have borne the pains and sufferings cruelly bestowed upon us by the Indians for the past fifty-nine years. During these past years we fought back bravely in Unity. The dearness of our Nation and our Ident
  • The Eastern Nagas condemn NNLDM President Susa Nuree
    We the Eastern Naga people condemn Mr. Susa Nuree and disown his works.1.    The National League for Democracy in Burma (NLDB)is formed to bring Myanmar under the rule of Military Junta. The
  • Superseding Education department?
    Just as Pontius Pilate had washed his hands in front of Judeans, Imkong Imchen had washed his hand infront of his cabinet colleagues on the 5th of August 2006. But let us see how clean his hands are now for he