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Category: Editorial

Why Coconut Farming Stagnates Across Goa

THE area under coconut cultivation remains stagnant at 25,800 hectares across Goa. The reasons are low wholesale prices, inadequate marketing…

Inadequate Pay For Balrath Employees

SCHOOL students were put to inconvenience during examination time as the Gomant Balrath employees resorted to strike last week to…

War Of Succession In Mulayam Dynasty

THE family feud in the Samajwadi Party reminds us of the olden times: when a monarch turned old or died…

Protect Diversity Of  Life Around You

Even though the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 was enforced in Goa nearly 12 years ago, biodiversity management committees (BMCs) for…

Long Wait for New Beach Shack Policy

The issue of allotment of licences for beach shacks has returned to haunt the state government after three years as…

The Odds Against Congress in Goa

The release of a ‘chargesheet’ against the state government by the Congress accusing the BJP of not fulfilling the promises…

Making Goa A Global Conference Destination

The hosting of twin international events, BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and BIMSET (Bay of Bengal Initiative…

Chinese Manufacturers Knocking at India’s Door

The joint declaration by the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa at the eighth BRICS Summit against…

What Voters Expect Of Congress in Goa

The Congress party, which earlier ruled out alliance with any party for the Goa Assembly elections, appears to be rethinking,…

Making Private Security Agencies Accountable

THE arrest of a private security guard for the murder of the perfumer Monika Ghurde has led to a scrutiny…