Tuesday , 22 May 2018


Challenging Times Ahead For Economy

 AJIT RANADE   The economy is heading into adverse macro winds as we begin this fiscal year of 2018-19. By the end of this year or later, we will also have national elections, which are always a disruptive factor for the economy. Please like & share: Read More »


Little Hope For Congress in Goa This is with reference to the news headline ‘Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa’ (NT May 19). It is very surprising that the Congress in Goa has staked its claim to form government in Goa after being in hibernation for over a year. Please like & share: Read More »

Choice Before MWDT To Allocate Water

Nandkumar M Kamat Goa’s water security is in peril. This time Congress party in Goa would find its hands tied as Chief Minister aspirant, HD Kumarswamy (HDK) from its ally JD (S) could be more vociferous and uncompromising on Kalasa -Bandura project. Please like & share: Read More »


‘Nataka’ In Karnataka The high decibel drama In Karnataka has ended in a whimper. BJP showed its improvement of its presence to a large extent in terms of seats. Please like & share: Read More »

Trump’s Oil Shocker For India

BINAYAK DATTA LAST week the world seemed stunned when US President Donald Trump pressed the stop button on the Iran nuclear deal. Panic buttons were all pressed in unison, much like at an easy question on the buzzer round of a high-school quiz contest! The fact of the matter is that Trump was doing exactly as he had promised a ... Read More »


SC Can’t Sit On Reserved Verdicts OFTEN the judgments by benches, including division and larger ones, at the Supreme Court are kept reserved for several months. System should be that various SC benches may compulsorily announce judgments in a time-bound manner, say three months, after the last date of hearing. The delay in pronouncing judgments after completion of hearing is ... Read More »

Jinnah Made Life Miserable For Indians

KAJAL CHATTERJEE, KOLKATA KUDOS to Sujit De for his letter titled “Don’t glorify Jinnah (NT, May 15, 2018). Rightly has he commented about Mohammed Ali Jinnah’s communal politics instead of succumbing to the ‘in thing’ (prevalent among many scholars) of painting him in a secular light! Though it would be unfair to say that the Partition of India was the ... Read More »

Politics Of Expediency In Karnataka

MICHAEL VAZ, MERCES IN one of the most hotly contested elections in the recent times, the all-pervading BJP stole the limelight in Karnataka winning in 104 constituencies but still falling short of nine seats to reach the coveted figure of 112 in an assembly of 224 seats. It’s not just being the single largest party in the state but its ... Read More »

In Defence Of Regional Plan 2021

PRAVIN GAONKAR IT is very rare that a government is able to bring about a new agenda or take a decision with total unanimity from all sections of the society. It is important to say this because in a small state like Goa, where the total landmass is a mere 3702 sq km and a human population close to 15 ... Read More »


Extend Period Of Fishing Ban THE 61-day fishing ban in the state comes into force from June 1. All fishing activities will come to a halt for the next two months.  The fisheries department imposes the fishing ban from June 1 to July 31, prohibiting fishing in the sea off Goa coast and its territorial waters by fishing vessels. The ... Read More »

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