Wednesday, November 30, 2022

editorial

Turning a good law bad

Central or state government funded development projects are supposed to be for the benefit of the public and not for the benefit of any other individuals and therefore, a government in power has to bear in mind that people’s...

Denial syndrome

Five states Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) presidents have been asked to resign by Congress president Sonia Gandhi for the recent poll debacle of the party at the Chintan Shivir held in Delhi on March 15. Such a serious matter...

It’s a family affair

Whether the loyal remnant members of a rudderless Congress party, over whom sit sycophants making up the All India Congress Committee(AICC) whose duty is to wait for instructions from the party courtiers who make up the inner core of...

Wait until dark

Business and shopping hours in Dimapur end at around 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. when shops and business establishments down shutters but fish and vegetable vendors extend the deadline in order to cater to the customers. As a growing...

A nation destroyed

Whatever be the history and genesis of the Russian –Ukraine conflict, there is no denying the fact that Russia as the aggressor, has to be held responsible for causing death and destruction in another nation. This is unacceptable in...

Political mismatch

For the ruling BJP, the results of elections held in five states recently would be another confirmation that opposition parties are incapable of getting their act “together” when it matters and that should be enough comfort when voters in...

Beyond sanctions

As the death toll mounts, thousands displaced and cities after cities in Ukraine razed to the ground by Russian rockets and missiles; the world watches with impotent rage. The US and Western nations have imposed economic sanctions but contrary...

Inescapable fact

Much had been written and commented in this column for several decades about Dimapur City in particular and how it was being systematically being undone socially, economically and physically. Dimapur, during the 80s was second fastest growing city in...

The big fight

With the last phase of voting due on March 7, the assembly election to 403 seats in Uttar Pradesh is being closely watched as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s eight years in office, during which he and...

Losing primacy

Dimapur is not only the commercial capital of Nagaland but also the gateway that is accessible from other parts of India by road, rail and air. Therefore, it is important that Dimapur grows economically as its population continues to...