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Indian Media’s Corona Crisis

Following massive exodus of migrant workers from cities in the wake of 21-day nationwide lockdown, imposed to break the chain of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) transmission, the government of India has knocked at the doors of the Supreme Court to contr...

02 Apr 2020

No Corruption in the Name of Coronavirus

As one is given to understand, several individuals and groups have contributed generously towards the fight against Covid-19 in the state. Given the situation at hand, it is in the ingenuity of things that the State Government has in its possession a...

02 Apr 2020

Humanity First

“The problem is the virus, not the economy,” stressed Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the G-20 conference. Ironically, while the G-20 nations agreed to what the Indian Prime Minister had stated, countries like United States of America (USA) a...

01 Apr 2020

Massive Stimulus Needed to Combat Covid-19

By Ajit Ranade Despite bitter political bickering, the United States passed its highest ever relief package to support the economy. It is valued at 2.2 trillion dollars, and another one trillion is coming, if not more. That would make it nearly 15 pe...

01 Apr 2020

Fear of the Unknown

With people, across all age groups, fully conscious about the COVID-19 pandemic, the word ‘Coronavirus’ should literally be the most abused word, in usage both spoken and written. It is a difficult time for everyone, as difficult as it is to diss...

31 Mar 2020

Lock-Down for Covid-19 Containment: Certain Thoughts Beyond

It was the third day of 21-day-long ‘lock-down’ proclaimed and executed by the government throughout the country for containment of Covid-19. I kept myself completely quarantined within the four walls of my residence. After feeling myself blinded...

31 Mar 2020

Covid-19 and the Homecoming

In the last couple of decades or so, we’ve seen scores of young people migrating to major metropolis cities in India and beyond. Except for a few, the vast majority of them who leave their homes leave out of compulsion. The lure for better life out...

30 Mar 2020

The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same

Ian Goldin, University of Oxford and Robert Muggah, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) With COVID-19 infections now evident in 176 countries, the pandemic is the most significant threat to humanity since the second world war. ...

30 Mar 2020

Welfare State to the Rescue

The outbreak of corona virus has put a serious question mark on the continuance of neo liberal economic policy. The policy which emphasises a competitive and profit-making economic order in the world has virtually marginalised the concept of welfare ...

29 Mar 2020

Effect of Corona Virus: 2020 Recession in India

Lenin once said that there are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen. We seem to be living in such a time now. Economies of the world are about to get ill from coronavirus viruses. The coronavirus is sending Indian e...

29 Mar 2020

Is God Good? Reflection in Lockdown

Sitting by the window, overlooking the empty streets, except for the few sparrows enjoying the shade under the bleeding mango tree cause by the dry, humid weather, I wonder if God is really good. As I reflect upon the grim realities that surround the...

29 Mar 2020

The Scandal of Closed Churches

I don’t think anyone ever imagined they would live to witness a time when churches would be shut for service. The decision to do so must have come from a place of deep regret and helpless submission to the current pandemic. The burning question is,...

29 Mar 2020

The Other Virus

The total lockdown of India by GOI for the next three weeks is in continuation of the lockdown ordered by the State Govt. of Nagaland is the best way to isolate and mitigate the catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic. It is indeed frightening to know what th...

28 Mar 2020

The Twenty-One Days of Lockdown: A Brighter Perspective

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has led to strong social distancing measures, such as the current 21-day lockdown, to slow down its spread and to keep the casualties as low as possible. It is needless to state that the lockdown will have a tremendous i...

28 Mar 2020

Address Issue of Police Brutality

I want to put a piece of my mind in public domain about the so-called police brutalities in India and in our State, Nagaland as well. In a way it cannot be termed as Police brutalities. It is the State’s collective decision that was placed upon the...

28 Mar 2020

The Word of God: Beam of Light in Dark Paths

Where do I begin? Of late, we’re bombarded with un-sort-able information on Covid-19 such as research findings, updates on the affected countries, number of deaths in a single day, invention of drugs for Coronavirus, government orders, travel advis...

28 Mar 2020

An appeal During Great Humanitarian Crisis

In this time of great humanitarian crisis triggered by the global COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that we sink or swim together. It is clear that despite closed borders and quarantines a global collective effort is required to surmount this crisis or ...

28 Mar 2020

Appeal- Strictly Abide and Follow Govt’s Directive

I am deeply pained with the outbreak of COVID-19 and its effect the world is facing today and I wish to express my profound solidarity to every individual who has been affected by COVID-19 pandemic. At this crucial juncture we cannot afford to be com...

27 Mar 2020

Let us Not Wait for the Government

The world has come to almost a complete halt due to the spread of deadly Corona virus (COVID – 19) claiming thousands of precious lives it’s like a world war III, Man versus Deadly Corona Virus. Our state Nagaland along with rest of the natio...

27 Mar 2020

Stay Home. Be Safe

Good hygiene and social distancing remain the top two tactics. This is a great time to practice restraint. Nothing has changed about the way COVID-19 spreads. “Social distancing” remains the only way to combat the spread of the pandemic. The only...

27 Mar 2020

There is Power in Jesus’ Name to Save us in Uncertain Days

The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe. Prov 18:10 KJV. To protect ourselves from the Sun’s heat, we need to run to the shade. In the days of rains, we need to run into a house that has a roof. In times o...

27 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Together We Must Fight

Two significant developments took place in India on Thursday amid anxiety and insecurity over the rapidly increasing novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in the world as well as in the country. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an INR 1.7 l...

26 Mar 2020

An Opportune Time to Ask the Most Important Question

In life, there is a bigger question than just mere existence. We have not come into existence just to exist. There is more to it than just living. We need to have meaning in and for our existence. If we care only how to combat COVID-19 pandemic for f...

26 Mar 2020

Brainstorming for the Common Man

“While all denizens are adhering to Honour the Nation’s Supreme Appeal with utmost Dignity, there seem to be fewer humble societal reflections to paint a balancing picture, for good”. Undoubtedly, this ongoing outbreak Covid-19/SARS 2 pandemic ...

26 Mar 2020

Bought More Groceries than You Need Just to Find it Rotten the Next Day?

Save your food! •  Ever wondered why your fresh fruits and veggies got rotten even after it’s kept in a refrigerator? If so, then you probably need to read this. The first and basic thing is to keep your fridge clean. Left over residue or mo...

26 Mar 2020