Sunday , 24 March 2019

Author Archives: Navhind Times

Consumers Pulse Rate Wobbly by Pulse Price Spikes

G Srinivasan     The beleaguered NDA government is now waking up to the hard reality of rural resentment in general and the farming community in particular. Having romped home to power on the alluring ‘achhe din’ promise in the mid-summer election of 2014, the cup of woes appears overflowing to the ruling party at the Centre with the latest ... Read More »


Lesson For BJP This is with reference to the editorial ‘Bihar result is the rejection of Hindutva politics’ published on November 9 in ‘The Navhind Times’.  The BJP’s defeat  in Bihar at the hands of JD(U), RJD and Congress is a major personal setback for PM Narendra Modi as he had led the party election campaign from the front. In ... Read More »

Why Has The ‘Brainy Elite’ Woken Up Only Now?

Pachu Menon, Margao As the ‘award wapsi’ continues to attract the intelligentsia of the country, one is forced to comment that the debate that has erupted over ‘growing intolerance’ in India is politically recondite that any general discussion on the subject is somewhat beside the point considering its obscure nature. it would be appropriate at this juncture to point out ... Read More »

I have succeeded in creating my image: CM

Q: A year back, the Bharatiya Janata Party decided to induct Manohar Parrikar into the Union cabinet and nominate you as the chief minister of Goa. What were the criteria followed by the party to nominate you for the chief minister’s post? Please like & share: Read More »

No takers for minority student scholarships

Abdul Wahab Khan | NT PANAJI: Eight years after the launch of the pre-matric, post-matric and merit-cum-means scholarships by the central government for the educational progress of minorities, the scheme does not seem to be popular in the state mainly due to the meagre scholarship amount and lack of awareness about the scholarships. Please like & share: Read More »

Second autopsy conducted on Bismarque’s body

PANAJI: The second autopsy on the body of social activist Bismarque Dias was conducted on Sunday by a panel of three experts from the Goa Medical College and Hospital at Bambolim. The autopsy was ordered by additional collector, North, Swapnil Naik. Please like & share: Read More »

No place for religion and caste politics: Faleiro

  MARGAO: Alleging that Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre has brought an alarming situation in the country with the culture of intolerance and politics of hatred and divisions, Goa Pradesh Congress  Committee (GPCC)  chief Luizinho Faleiro said  the people of Bihar  and more particularly, the  Dalit community, have  sent a right  message to the BJP  government  through  this election  that  religion and ... Read More »

Bihar has given fitting reply to BJP: Khaunte

PORVORIM: Porvorim MLA Rohan Khaunte, while expressing his views on Bihar election results, stated that Bihar has given a fitting answer to the arrogance of the BJP. Please like & share: Read More »

Activists demand thorough probe into Bismarque’s death

MARGAO: Activists from Salcete, through a condolence meet at the Lohia maidan here, on Sunday demanded with the government to conduct a thorough inquiry into the death of Fr Bismarque Dias. Please like & share: Read More »