Thursday , 20 September 2018


Courtyards in Air

Charles Correa, one of Goa’s greatest sons, has left behind an architectural legacy that is going to become more and more relevant with increasing realization by us of the dangers of getting away and away from natural environment. Please like & share: Read More »

Hi-Tech Cheats

The Supreme Court ordered cancellation of this year’s All India Pre-medical and Pre-Dental Entrance Test (AIPMT) because of cheating. What is the guarantee that the fresh examination will be free from cheating? Please like & share: Read More »

Waiting for Action From Man of Action

The Modigate is getting murkier than IPL betting scams. After External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, fingers are being pointed at Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. None other than Lalit Modi, the IPL founder commissioner and the kingpin of the IPL betting scam, claims that Raje supported his application for immigration to the UK in 2011 on condition of “strict secrecy” ... Read More »

Loyalty as Eligibility For Important Chairs

The students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) continue to protest the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the institute chairman, and people will sympathize with their resistance. Chauhan has no credentials as a film worker: all he has to show was his acting role as Yudhisthir in B R Chopra’s Mahabharat on television in the ‘80s and ... Read More »

No Tolerance For Criticism

Journalists in Uttar Pradesh, as in other states, live in perennial threat of attack from politicians who want no reporting or commentary adverse to their interests to appear in the media. The latest victim was Jagendra Singh of Shahjahanpur, Please like & share: Read More »

Clean Goa’s Rivers

Traditional fishermen in Agassaim are getting garbage instead of fish in their nets they cast near the shore of the Zuari. Can there be a more tell-tale story of pollution of rivers in the state? By technical standards most rivers in the state might not have been polluted beyond ‘permissible limits’. Please like & share: Read More »

Against India’s Interest

WHY did External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj convey to the UK government that she had no objection to them granting travel documents to Lalit Modi, the kingpin of the biggest IPL scam, to enable him to fly to Portugal? Lalit Modi fled India when the IPL betting scam broke out and has been staying in the UK since then. He ... Read More »

Government’s Wrong

Posture on Yoga WORSHIP of the sun is an old Indian way of expressing gratitude and paying respect to the source of all forms of life on the planet. Even the ancient Greeks worshipped the sun. ‘Surya namaskar’ (Salutation to Sun) was adopted as a posture in yoga with the aim of relating to the Sun God. Please like & ... Read More »

Prison to Tomar, Immunity to Irani

ARE there different sets of laws for different people? An inebriated Bollywood star drives his car over homeless people sleeping on the footpath and is convicted and sentenced to five years in jail. But he hasn’t been put in prison. Please like & share: Read More »

Answer Objections Of Tiracol People

MUCH like several other major projects in Goa, the Tiracol golf course project has attracted opposition from social activists. As the government is not only the facilitator of development but also a protector of the livelihoods of Goan people, they must revisit all the issues raised by the social activists. A fine distinction must be made however between the interests ... Read More »