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A Voter’s Manifesto For Next Govt At Centre

SUJIT DE, KOLKATA THE Election Commission has announced the schedule for the parliamentary elections. Now, it is both our right and duty to vote and to elect a good candidate from our respective parliamentary constituency. Before getting the manifestos from the political parties, I want to place my  version for them. First of all, I want 100 per cent implementation …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Finally, Ombudsman Is Here To Judge Leaders THAT Justice (retd) Pinaki Chandra Ghose is all set to be India’s first Lokpal is good news.  Justice Ghose as a High Court Judge, as a Chief Justice, a little over four years at the Supreme Court with important verdicts to his credit, and now as the member of the National Human Rights …

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Tale Of An Unaccountable Chowkidar

JAGDISH RATTANANI THE chowkidar is, quite unfortunately, not the most loved or respected entity in Indian society. Examples of this are everywhere. Before the 1980s,

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Parrikar Was A Football Lover SUNDAY proved to be a double whammy for Goa. Early evening, Goa lost  its beloved  Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and a few hours later  lost  the ISL football finals.

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Welfarism, A Great Risk To Economy

AJIT RANADE THE ball has been set rolling for the world’s biggest election. About 900 million voters will go to a million booths to elect 545 members of the lower House of Parliament from among 10,000 candidates.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Preserve Sacredness Of Judiciary THIS refers to the thought-provoking article ‘Excruciatingly slow pace of justice’ (NT, March 16). The statistics of pending cases as against growing litigation is alarming.

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Excruciatingly Slow Pace Of Justice

SUDHANSHU RANJAN The conference of chief ministers and chief justices of states held on 24 February would have passed off like a ritual but for the emotional outburst of Chief Justice of India T S Thakur, regarding the large number of vacancies in the judiciary which, according to him, was responsible for the huge pendency. Concerns are being raised about …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Rising Crimes By Foreign Tourists This is with reference to the news item ‘4 Georgian nationals held for theft at Anjuna’ (NT March 15). From the number of criminal cases registered against foreign nationals in the state, it has become  more than evident that  some foreign tourists come to Goa mainly  to commit theft rather than to enjoy themselves. The …

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Promoting Basic Rights Of The Consumer

SUJIT DE , KOLKATA Every year the World Consumer Rights Day is celebrated on March 15. Consumers International has announced the theme for World Consumer Rights Day 2019 as “Trusted Smart Products” to make us aware about the need for a connected world and “importance of the development of digital products and services.”   The movement for consumer rights is for …

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