Thursday, February 2, 2023

Editorial

A damning observation

It is not the first observation made in the cour, regarding the questionable and often totally divisive and abusive manner in which anchorpersons of some electronic media have been conducting their noisy talk shows. In the latest observation, the...

Needless controversies

It is a sad reflection of how politics has come to overwhelm Raj Bhavans across the nations as incumbents owing allegiance to the ruling party at the Centre go on offensive against state governments run by opposition parties and...

Re-cycling election promises

With the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India Rajiv Kumar unambiguously putting an end to all speculations on whether or not assembly election will be held as scheduled ; the deck has been cleared for political parties to focus...

Under the guise of unity

There are some who take it upon themselves, the role of interpreting what is unity but unfortunately their versions differ and so has variance over interpretation come to highlight why has pursuit of unity become a favourite emotional but...

Enigma of solution

With prominent NGOs confident that it is only a matter of decision to secure solution; they have gone further in demanding solution before election and which has spilled over to promulgation of President’s Rule to facilitate an interim arrangement...

Going in circles

As Rahul’s highly publicised Bharat Jodo Yatra comes to a close at Srinagar to coincide with the Republic Day on January 26, many questions arise about whether the yatra has succeeded in bringing all conscientious and concerned citizens together....

All movement, no progress

It is a matter of deep concern as well as regret that the state government has either been wilfully unaware or simply ignoring what needs to be done with regard to improvement of train services at Dimapur railway station....

Continuing conversion dilemma

Indicating that there has been a rethink over its past rulings vis-à-vis ‘conversion’ from Hinduism to other religions, the Supreme Court on January 9, maintained that the issue was of national importance and that conversion needs to be viewed...

Bibi’s back

As 2022 came to a close and after five General Elections in Israel since 2019, Benjamin Netanyahu once again took the helm of Israel’s government just 18 months after losing power in the wake of a series of stalemated...

Prefer polls, defer solution

It should have been clear from the beginning that assembly election in Nagaland would be held on schedule by February end or first week of March 2023 in order to constitute the next 14th Nagaland Legislative Assembly before the...

Now urine gate

It has now come to be known as the infamous urine gate, India’s most globally shameful episode when an inebriated male passenger flying on business class, by Air India flight from New York to New Delhi on November 26,2022,...

Reverse unity

is something that needs indepth and factual analysis on why has there been an abundance in the usage of the word ‘unity’ in the Naga lexicon and why , except for a few decades, it is still being pursued...

Need to curb election evils

With term of the current 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly expiring by March 12,2023, assembly election to constitute the next 14th Nagaland Legislative Assembly has to be held sometime by end of February or first week of March 2023. Election...

Resurgent variants

While China is currently facing a serious health crisis due to the spread of the new omicron variant called Omicron BF.7 the world is shaken by the fact that the new virus is highly infectious and which has raised...

On uneven rails

Nagaland steps into the new year 2023 at a crucial period when the much hoped for, expected yet inordinately delayed political solution since 2003 is still awaited and testing people’s patience; the lopsided development ; lack of direction in...