Wednesday , 21 November 2018
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Predators Mostly Known To  Victim Of Sexcual Assault This refers to the letter, “Irresponsible Remarks by Haryana CM” (NT, November 20, 2018) by M F U Tandvi. In his recent statement, Haryana Chief Minister, Monohar Lal Khattar tried to downplay the rising incidents of rape and eve-teasing cases in his state by saying that in 80 – 90 per cent ... Read More »

To Be Associated With ‘Brand Ramdev’

PACHU MENON, MARGAO Baba Ramdev continues to be an enigmatic figure! Thanks to him, Yoga as a way of life is enjoying modern resurgence. The yoga-guru has however been an effervescent package of surprises! After mesmerizing the countrymen with his physical regimen to remain fit, he was soon cajoling the nation to fight corruption. The political party he floated to ... Read More »

Give A Second Chance To Vote On Brexit

Amit Kapoor Almost two-and-a-half years after 52 per cent of Britons who voted in favour of a Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has managed to draft a deal that aims to withdraw the country from the EU before the cut-off date of March 29, 2019. Even though the deal has been begrudgingly passed by May’s cabinet, there are virtually no ... Read More »

Ultra-Patriotism Has No Place In Cricket

M A Kalam Do celebrities have proprietary rights over a country and should they use the love of their fans and the popularity of their game to spread messages that ratchet up ultra- patriotism?  Virat Kohli has undoubtedly excelled in his chosen field of cricket – a sporting success that has brought in its wake a wave of commercial success. ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Irresponsible Remarks By Haryana CM The recent statement of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar that  in 80-90 per cent of rape and eve-teasing cases the accused and the victim know each other does not sound a responsible CM’s statement. The priority of a responsible Chief Minister should be to protect his state’s daughters from all kinds of molestation and ... Read More »

Politicos Should Unite Against Pak Terrorists

Ganapathi Bhat, Akola The Amritsar terror attack may not have baffled the police and the government because an intelligence  report had reportedly warned the security agencies to be on their toes.   Some Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists were suspected to have made inroads into the Ferozepur area of Punjab.   The report had said Zakir Musa was on the run in the State.  Musa, a Kashmiri ... Read More »

Unprecedented Wildfires To Hit Goa

Nandkumar M Kamat In public interest I  present a simple challenge to the entire Goa state administration, from  governor to ministers, secretaries and collectors to prove that something called good governance indeed exists. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Mumbai Still Largest Contributing City Towards Income Tax Mumbai loses tax-growth to Delhi but still remaining highest contributor for Income Tax. It refers to data about Delhi having an all-time 45-percent high growth in collection of Income Tax leaving far behind Mumbai having growth-rate of just 4.6 percent but Mumbai still being the largest contributing city in India towards Income ... Read More »

Goa Loses New-Age Mining Opportunities

BINAYAK DATTA I am reasonably sure that of the many things that Goa is in dire need of, is the need for management of change. In my view, we seem to be lagging far, far behind. It’s simple, it’s so very clear – we can neither install meters nor speed-governors in our taxis, we cannot deploy app-based cabs for our ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Fatal Accident At Priol In a tragic accident a woman and her nephew died in a road mishap at Priol after they reportedly came under the wheels of a speeding crane at around 3 pm in the afternoon. It is observed that due the construction work of widening of roads, building flyovers and the work of the two major bridges ... Read More »