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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Potholed Roads I POTHOLED roads are the money-spinners of most municipalities and PWDs, and Goa seems to be no exception,…

Congress Search for Cohesion

BY P RAMAN PARLIAMENT session is the time for bonhomie for both the government and the Opposition. While the latter…

Why Prisoners Escape

WEDNESDAY’S Sada jailbreak was the fifth in the last six years. Every time a few jail officials were suspended, but…

Taking Stock of CCP

THE Minister for Urban Development, Mr Joaquim Alemao’s despair–“I have got 14 municipal councils under my department, but (the CCP)…

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Konkani Scaling New Heights AFTER recognition of Konkani cinema, whereby Mr Laxmikant Shetgaonkar’s Konkani film ‘Paltadacho Munis’ won the critics…

Uncertain Future for ‘Modi-fied’ BJP

BY PRAFUL BIDWAI THE Bharatiya Janata Party periodically behaves as if it had come unhinged. This typically happens on trademark…

Fraudulence of Team Kalmadi

POST-REFORM, financial scams have become endemic in India, and the latest relates to the Commonwealth Games. The fact that the…

Cases against Politicians

THE legislators and ministers of Goa must have felt embarrassed after the Home Minister, Mr Ravi Naik placed the names…

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Road Accidents THE report (NT, August 2) on the rising number of road accidents in Goa, which states that there…

Left Strategy Cries for Change

BY KULDIP NAYAR ONE interpretation of the Cultural Revolution in China, some four decades ago, evokes justification for it. Mao…