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A Major Lapse

IT is still not known if the two-day security drill named ‘Sagar Kavach’ to test the operational preparedness of the police force, Coast Guard and Navy in Goa was successful or not. Top police officers who briefed media persons were not really forthcoming on the issue except to say that ‘it was neither a success not a failure’.

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Remembering Indira Gandhi

By Prajal Sakhardande
Today October 31, is a historic day to remember two of India’s outstanding leaders – the Iron Lady of India – Indira Gandhi and the Iron man of India – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Our ex-prime minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated on this date in 1984 and Vallabhbhai Patel was born on this day.

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Goa’s Doomsday Scenario

By Mário Cabral E Sá
I am most happy that Aleixo Sequeira, minister for power and CM Digambar Kamat have realised – at last should I add - that Goa is creating jobs for which it does not have adequate manpower and, as a result, it “has failed to gain the confidence of the locals” and imports manpower which pollutes the environment. An example, Aleixo pointed out, is the case of the Kesarval spring.

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Ayodhya Conflict without Bias

By Khushwant Singh
I believe Sikhs are an integrated part of the Hindu family of religions. So, being a Sikh my bias in Hindu-Muslim conflicts should be in favour of the Hindus. It is not so. Whenever such conflicts take place, my bias is on the side of ‘the’ Muslims. I learnt this from no less a person than Mahatma Gandhi.

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