Monday , 17 December 2018



Village Panchayats Must Undertake Cleanliness Drives The Goa government is participating in a nationwide sanitation campaign ‘Swachchata Hi Seva’ 2018, which has been proposed from September 15 to October 2. Please like & share: Read More »

Goa Must Be Ready For 15th Finance Commission-I

Nandkumar M Kamat The other day in a GCCI hosted seminar on ‘Sustainable Mining” Prasun Kumar Mukherjee, ex director of Sesa Sterlite limited shocked the audience when he revealed that Goa was missing from the official meetings held by the central mines department in New Delhi. Mukherjee is known as one of the best corporate Chief Finance Officer in India. ... Read More »


Decriminalising Homosexuality Although I do not have any homosexual orientation but I have learnt that homosexuality is a reality which is beyond the control of a homosexual person. Please like & share: Read More »

The Case For Data Protection

BINAYAK DATTA   MY friends have been asking me off and on:  what this fuss really was all about on the personal data protection Bill 2018? Well, in my over 45 years in finance and analytics I can say that data has never been of so much importance and value as it stands today.  I think the issue of data ... Read More »


Revamp Small Savings Schemes THE Centre has raised interest rates for different government saving schemes, subsequent to sharp decline in small savings in the first eight months of financial year 2017-18. Small savings stood to just Rs  40,429 crore,  which has been a seven-fold dip from Rs 2,75,682 crore in the corresponding period of the previous year. It is time ... Read More »

SC Must Reverse Its Verdict On Homosexuality

SAMIR KHAN,  MAPUSA THE recent Supreme Court judgment decriminalising the consensual   sex between two persons of same gender and making it a non-cognisable offence  must be opposed by all sane citizens. In 2013, the SC  had cancelled the Delhi High Court order  and restored the ban on homosexuality saying that it was the job of Parliament to decide on scrapping ... Read More »

How Saudi Arabia Fights Terrorism

Dr SAUD MOHAMMED AL SATI ON September 23, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will celebrate its 88th National Day. It marks the day the Kingdom was unified under the founding King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud in 1932. On this occasion, we also celebrate the progress we have made over the last nine decades to become a modern state and ... Read More »


Homosexuality: It Is My Life   THIS is with reference to the letter, ‘Human dignity restored’ by A F Nazareth (NT, September 14, 2018). Please like & share: Read More »

Shah’s Monolithic Dream For BJP

AMULYA GANGULI BHARATIYA Janata Party president Amit Shah’s boast at the national executive meeting about the party ruling for 50 years may have been in keeping with his usual aggressive, bombastic style, but it has been interpreted in two contradictory ways. One was to see it as a sign of arrogance and the other was to discern in the seeming ... Read More »


Revising SC Judgments AN article on doctors versus judges – on why it is unfair for doctors getting punished for wrong diagnosis/operations, not judges for wrong judgments – made an interesting reading. Litigants have undergone imprisonment or suffered due to wrong judgments. Doctors may have less time to diagnose than judges to pronounce verdicts.  In the anti-dowry law,   the police ... Read More »