Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Post Mortem

No chief minister from enpo area till date

It is a well-known fact that there has been no Chief Minister of Nagaland from the ENPO areas till date since the creation of the Statehood 60 years ago. In 2014, the State Govt ruled by Naga People’s Front...

3 major qualities in the chosen of politicians and its implications to Nagaland

(From previous issue)A respected leader has a mind for the wellbeing of the community and also has a heart for the weaker section of the people among the peoples. Thus, it is a great challenge for the Christian to...

3 major qualities in the chosen of politicians and its implications to Nagaland

“Choose some wise, understanding and respected once (man and woman) from each of your tribes and I will set them over you.” Deut: 1:13. The biblical criteria to choose the right candidate in order to form the right government (Deut.1:13)....

‘Exercise your franchise judiciously’

Democracy thrives on the will of the people and Article 326 of the Constitution of India provides for the process of adult suffrage to implement the same. The composition of 60 members in the Nagaland Legislative Assembly, allowed by...

‘Brothers in Unity’

Psalm 133 is a short but candid description of celebrating unity among human relationship. In this psalm the word ‘unity’ encompasses God’s dwelling that will transcend human differences. It calls us to stay united, to stay connected and to...

The Indo-Pacific and asean: The evolving convolution

The Indo-Pacific region encompassing the marine space between the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific Ocean is undergoing a major strategic shift that might affect Southeast Asia’s regional architecture in the future. It is a multipolar zone that accounts...

Digitally transforming agriculture

India’s agriculture sector has continued to grow in leaps and bounds, especially in terms of output- driven by a rising population and increasing external demand. In 2022 alone, the country covered almost half of the global rice market. The...

5 years

Let me tell you a story about Ato. He is a farmer living in a small village far away from the state capital Kohima, cultivating fields and earning daily wages. Two of his eldest sons had dropped out of...

Self defense training: A necessity for school girls

Proneness to women atrocities is not a recent phenomenon in the society. Women have been traditionally considered as preys to male chauvinism and aggression from the time immemorial. A typical Indian girl from a middle-class or affluent family is...

India @ 74: where’s ‘the public’ in the republic?

74 years passed by. India a republic as it is governed by the Constitution which is soul and heartbeat of India. Indian democracy is candidly demarcated and the rights of citizens are well-defined in the Constitution. The functions of...

Eating right: Just a New Year’s resolution or a conscious habit?

It’s that time of year when many people try to make New Year’s resolutions, from going to the gym every day to eating healthier. Some swear to go to the gym five times a week, while others want to...

‘Think 20’ must work for both India’s economic growth and security

All nations endeavour to safeguard their security and economic interests - in that order - and this is what foreign policy is all about. Foreign policy, by definition, is a product of national security and economic concerns, and diplomacy...

The ABCD’s of Clean Election Movement

The 4 A’s of CEM Abstain from indulging in election feasts and partyingAvoid tempering your date of birthAvoid solicitingor giving Money, liquor and things for your vote or othersAvoid Proxy votingThe 4 B’s of CEMBeware of Indulgencepractices by church leadersBoldly...

The new age is eroding the capacity to think

Human beings have been given the rare gift of ‘discretion’ which can be defined as the ‘pause’ one makes to allow for application of mind before some ‘action’ was initiated in response to a situation. In a way this...

In sports or otherwise, failing to act on a complaint of sexual harassment is criminal

All the while that the nation has been applauding our sportswomen who have shown amazing talent and grit in international competitions, these remarkably talented women, it now turns out, have been silently fighting another battle – against a vicious...