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Category: Editorial

No Reprieve From Mining Trucks

The dedicated mining transport corridor project has hit roadblocks. The corridor was aimed at facilitating smooth movement of mining trucks…

Poor Plight Of Workers On Construction Sites

Ground-level reports reveal that implementation of laws for protection of construction workers has been unsatisfactory. Officials supposed to guarantee them…

Dealing With The Drunk In Public Places

More than six months ago the Goa Assembly passed an amendment to the Goa Excise Duty Act to declare ‘no…

Prevalence of Corporal Punishment in Schools

The sentencing of a Panaji schoolteacher for physically abusing a two-and-a-half-year-old pupil to one year of simple imprisonment and fine…

Naming Political Leaders As Destroyers of Public Property

The central government is now having second thoughts over the provisions of the bill that seeks to make destruction of…

Making Goa’s Beaches Orderly And Decent

The Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) has finally approved the beach-carrying capacity report and sand dune mapping by the…

Best Course in TN Is a Floor Test

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Khazgham (AIADMK) has plunged into a leadership crisis, with Chief Minister O Panneerselvam deciding…

No More Questions Over Dual Citizenship

THE Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) recently withdrew its earlier order by which Caetano Silva, former Benaulim MLA, was declared…

Relocate Highway Liquor Vendors Facing Closure

WITH the prospect of closure of their liquor selling businesses from April 1 looming large, members of the newly formed…

Your Wisdom Is Your Best Security

THE government has been asking people to switch over to digital payment mode. Fraudsters see an opportunity to cheat people…