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Category: Editorial

End Hypocrisy On Swachch Bharat

THE continued failure of the Merces panchayat to remove the garbage dumped along the Panaji-Old Goa bypass road has compelled…

Harsher Penalties For Illegal Fishing

THE government has decided to hold back subsidy to the fishing boat owners who indulge in illegalities. According to Fisheries…

Reducing Coal Pollution In Vasco

Opposition by local residents to coal movement through the port town of Mormugao has prompted Union Minister for Road Transport…

Register Luxury Car In Puducherry, Drive In Goa

A rising number of affluent Goans are getting their high-end cars registered in Puducherry. Goan bus operators are getting their…

Check Posts Can Enlarge Share Of Tourism Pie

THE transport department is a major revenue contributor for the state. However, it can earn much more with better resources…

How Goan Society Is Getting Criminalized

It was always feared that one of the negative effects of tourist growth will be involvement of Goans in drugs.…

No Checks On Private Water Tankers In Goa

Goa needs about 400 million litres of potable water daily. Potable water is supplied by the public works department through…

Eliminating Matka Is Beyond Powers Of SIT

The state government has finally constituted a four-member special investigation team (SIT) to probe cases of matka gambling, betting and…

A 20th Century Idea Of Sudin Dhavlikar

River Navigation Minister Sudin Dhavlikar’s idea of constructing a cable-stayed pedestrian bridge between Panaji and Betim to replace the ferry…

A Separate Goa Cadre For Better Governance

Goa is likely to have a separate cadre of All India Services soon. The state government is going to press…