Friday , 24 February 2017


End Tyranny of Taxi Operators

TAXI operators in Goa have written their own laws for long. They have been operating contrary to the rules and regulations framed by the state government that members of other trades are made to conform to or pay penalties. Please like & share: Read More »

Daydreaming in Athens

DID Greece intend to transmit a reconciliatory message to the European Union by getting its outspoken finance minister Yanis Varoufakis replaced by a moderate Euclid Tsakalotos? Please like & share: Read More »

Taming Bike Riders

NEERAJ Gaude of the Indian Reserve Battalion died young in a road accident riding a bike without a helmet on Ribandar-Panaji causeway. May his soul rest in peace! May his fellow policemen in IRB, as well as men in Goa police, Please like & share: Read More »

45 Deaths And No Murderers Found

The dean of Jabalpur Medical College Dr Arun Sharma, who recently submitted 200 documents to the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Vyapam scam, was found dead in a hotel room in New Delhi on Sunday morning. Dr Sharma’s predecessor Dr D K Sakalle too died mysteriously a year ago. Dr Sharma’s death comes less than 24 hours after Akshay ... Read More »

MPs Write Their Own Cheques

WHO wouldn’t like a raise in these troubled times, but are we, the taxpayers, as lucky as the MPs who have the option of giving themselves a pay hike any time and as much as they want? While the aam aadmi has to wait for his or her annual increment which also depends on the companies’ growth and financial status ... Read More »

No Flying Without Neo-Maharajahs

OF what use is power if you can’t flaunt it! The ballyhoo about being “(wo)men of the masses”, mingling with them and breaking out of protocol notwithstanding, politicians often do the opposite and keep themselves above the masses! You cannot be a VVIP in India worth anything if you can’t hold an airplane hostage to your whims. You must ignore ... Read More »

Making Travel By Buses Respectable

The Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP) is in talks with the World Bank for funding public transport system development in Panaji. If it works out, it could transform the public transport system in the state capital. As of now, the system is highly unsatisfactory. Please like & share: Read More »

Ripples from Greece

If you have been reading about financial crisis in Greece and thinking it was not going to affect you so far away from Greece in Goa, you are mistaken. The world is now a global economic village: something that falls in one corner of the global ocean sets off a ripple effect down to other corners. Please like & share: Read More »

No Broom In Govt Offices

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, other state ministers and BJP leaders have all more than once picked up the broom to clean a public place since Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a nationwide campaign to raise awareness about cleanliness and better sanitation by sweeping the streets of Delhi on Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary on October 2 last. ... Read More »

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