Tuesday , 26 March 2019


Child Protection Law Remains On Paper

A team of the Goa State Commission for Protection of Child Rights failed to rescue 50 vulnerable children from the Bodgeshwar temple fair in Mapusa as local police failed to provide security to the raiding team. Please like & share: Read More »

Police Must End Violence By Traffic Violators

IN yet another incident of public rage against traffic sentinels a person was attacked by a mob at Vasco on Wednesday. The ‘crime’ of the traffic sentinel Alfred Almeida was that he was recording traffic violations on his mobile seated in his car. The mob pulled him out of his car and battered him. He had to be taken to ... Read More »

Panaji Getting Ready To Really Look Smart

THE smart city vehicle, Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Ltd is going to install 460 closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in and around the Greater Panaji area at a cost of Rs 3.50 crore. If the project is realized as conceived it will transform the whole scene for citizens and law enforcement agencies. The project has epic objectives: to check ... Read More »

Risks And Rewards Of Nauxim Marina Project

TRADITIONAL fishermen from six villages – Odxel, Cacra, Nauxim, Bambolim, Siridao and Curca – of North Goa district are opposing the proposed marina project on the northern bank of the River Zuari near Nauxim on the ground that it would cause loss of their livelihood. They have accused the state government of adamantly pushing forward the project despite their opposition. ... Read More »

Rekindled Hope Of Mining Dependants

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi has assured Goans that his government was working towards finding an “early solution” to the state’s mining imbroglio. As the assurance comes from the Prime Minister himself, it has rekindled the hope of mining companies and mining dependants. The resolution to the state’s mining issue has been pending for far too long. Let us hope that ... Read More »

Tuem Factory Blast A Mockery Of Governance

IT has been found that the cement block manufacturing factory in the Tuem Industrial Estate, where two lives were lost in a boiler explosion, was operating illegally. Please like & share: Read More »

Need for Effective Statewide Plastic Ban

The drive to make Panaji totally plastic free is proving to be one-eyed. The Corporation of the City of Panaji authorities that claim to have enforced a ban on plastic bags are acting selectively and discriminatingly. Please like & share: Read More »

Tourism Master Plan Not In Sync With Goa

Some of the legislators belonging to the ruling camp have rejected Tourism Minister Manohar Azgaonkar’s ideas on tourism master plan and tourism policy. Please like & share: Read More »

Odds In Goa Bypolls BJP Must Surmount

The pre-election scene in the two Assembly constituencies Mandrem and Shiroda, where bypolls are going to be held soon to fill the vacancies caused by the resignation of two Congress MLAs Dayanand Sopte and Subhash Shirodkar who joined the BJP, is getting more and more engaging. Both the BJP and the Congress have begun preparations for the contests. It is ... Read More »