Tuesday , 26 March 2019


Dhavlikar Playing For a Big Game

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) leader Ramakrishna Dhavlikar has claimed that over 20 sitting and former Goa legislators have expressed their desire to join his party. The MGP has only three members in the Assembly; Please like & share: Read More »

How to Make Private Tuitions Affordable

In the first of its kind of action, the department of education ordered a private coaching centre in Caranzalem to refund to the parents of a pupil the fee charged in contravention of norms prescribed under provisions of the Goa Coaching Classes (Regulation) Act of 2001. Such an action was unheard of, though it is a common knowledge that coaching ... Read More »

Retaining Goans In Their Home Paradise

The Election Commission of India has decided to delete from the electoral rolls the names of the individuals who have renounced their Indian citizenship and opted for a foreign nationality by obtaining passport of another country, including Portuguese passport holders. Please like & share: Read More »

Isolating Pakistan A Common Cause

The terrorist attack on the Indian Army base at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday is clearly an attempt by Pakistan to stoke up the “anti-India” fire in the border state. It could be interpreted as a retaliation for the “killing of innocent Kashmiri youth by the Indian security forces” in the stone pelting incidents past few months since ... Read More »


Fast Spreading Chikungunya and Dengue Diseases Health of a person is an asset to the country. Chikungunya is spreading at a jet speed. It makes a person immobile for a longer time. One reason is that most people in our country live in most unhygienic conditions, even metro and big cities are not clean as they should be. One can ... Read More »

Unease of Doing Business in Goa

Goa needs to think harder and work more aggressively to attract far more investments than it has so far managed to get in competition with other states. Investments are coming but not coming consistently and in an upward spiral. The state authorities have made claims of getting investment proposals but a study of Goa’s investment scenario by the Associated Chambers ... Read More »

Odds before Goa Get Solar Power

THE state government policy on solar power has been in the making since 2013, but by now not even a draft has been made public. Some industries that wanted to set up solar power plants in the state have shifted to another state for lack of a policy. A few units in Verna Industrial Estate had shown interest in setting ... Read More »

Do Not Buckle Down To Transport Lobby

TRUCK owners do not want speed governors. Both the North Goa Truck Owners Association and South Goa Progressive Truck Owners Association blame it on Megasoft, the implementing agency, saying that it wants to charge them on yearly basis and not on monthly basis as agreed between them and the government. The annual charge comes to Rs 8,000, whereas the monthly ... Read More »

If Panaji Gets Flooded Like Mumbai and Chennai

THE Goa Fire and Emergency Services has become the first emergency response department in the country to get its State Disaster Response Force contingent trained in anti-chemical, radiological, biological and nuclear (CRBN) disaster. A team of 12 fire fighting personnel from state disaster response force of the directorate of fire and emergency services, Goa, who were recently deputed to National ... Read More »

Karnataka’s Self-Injury On Cauvery Dispute 

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaih needs to face resolutely the farmers’ wrath over the Supreme Court’s order on Monday to the state government to release 12,000 cusecs of Cauvery water a day to Tamil Nadu for eight days.  Please like & share: Read More »