Tuesday , 16 October 2018
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Goa To Build A Mini Las Vegas

At last Goa has decided to have casinos only on land. If Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is to be believed the offshore casinos will shut down in three years – a sort of notice period during which their owners can decide whether they want to move to land or invest in another business. Please like & share: Read More »

Dealing Firmly With Illegal Constructions

Town and Country Planning Minister Vijay Sardesai has announced that the state government would compile the data on illegal structures that have come up in the state between 2005 and 2017. Please like & share: Read More »

Every State Can Have A Flag Of Its Own

Much fuss is being made about Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah’s idea of a state flag. His idea led to the setting up of an expert panel to study the various aspects of the issue and give its recommendations to the state government. The committee has not yet submitted its recommendations. But the idea has triggered adverse reaction from his ... Read More »

Thinking Ahead On Casinos

CASINOS are here to stay in Goa. It is a major revenue earner and the state government is not going to let them go. In India, there are casinos also in Sikkim and Daman, but it is in Goa that the casino business has, so to say, hit the jackpot! Please like & share: Read More »

The Lessons For Police From Desecration Cases

SO far the Special Investigation Team of the Goa Police has arrested one person, the 50-year-old Francis Pereira from Curchorem, for the series of desecrations of crosses, graves and ghumtis. They have not ruled out involvement of others. Pereira has admitted to doing over 100 desecrations. It is surprising that he continued doing it despite police being on the alert ... Read More »

Cow Is Mother As Long As It Gives Milk

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi has once again asked the states to take stringent action self-proclaimed cow protectors. Last year he described them as pseudo gau rakshaks, saying that they styled themselves as cow protectors during the day and resorted to criminal activities at night. His second warning has come in the wake of reports of lynching of several persons over ... Read More »

Casino Policy Should Address Public Concerns

THE government has promised to announce its casino policy in the monsoon session of the Assembly. Casinos have been operating in Goa since 2000 without a casino policy. Please like & share: Read More »

The Religion Of Indians Is Pluralism

The terrorists who killed seven Amarnath pilgrims on Monday stand defeated in their purpose: the large train of Hindu pilgrims has continued their journey to the cave shrine to worship the ice lingam. The terrorists also stand defeated in their purpose of earning applause from Kashmiri Muslims for their butchery of Hindus. The ordinary Kashmiri Muslims as well as the ... Read More »