Thursday , 25 April 2019



Clear Garbage Along Roadsides ALTHOUGH the concerned authorities often advise people to keep every area neat and tidy, dumping of garbage along the roadsides continues to be a common phenomenon. Please like & share: Read More »


Changing Scene Of Bollywood The type of films that are hitting the screen today are an insult to one’s senses. But then, producers of such movies are making no claims to their creations unduly bothering the audience with thought-provoking statements. Please like & share: Read More »

India Needs Private Investment In Education

AMIT KAPOOR Given the limited fiscal space to increase the expenditure on social services such as education and health, it is essential for the governments of developing countries like India to enhance their public spending efficiency by generating the maximum potential benefit for its population within the given budgetary resources. With India spending about 2.7 per cent of its GDP ... Read More »


Parrikar Has Moral Obligation to Resign Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is affected by cancer and has gone weak. He can merely stand erect without help. With a nasogastric tube going into his stomach he has difficulty to phonate and sustain a dialogue with those around. Francis D’Souza and Pandurang Madkaikar have been forced to resign as ministers on grounds of ... Read More »

Signs Of A New Renaissance

MICHAEL VAZ, MERCES In schools, while studying European history we have embarked on ‘The Renaissance’, a period from 14th to 17 centuries that marked the transition from the Middle Ages to modernity. We have cherished how man’s relentless struggle of freeing himself from anarchy, monarchy and theocracy paved way for a democratic rule. Looking at the turn of events during ... Read More »

Race For Prime Minister’s office

RAJDEEP SARDESAI As the temperatures sharply dip in the national capital, the political heat is rising. The BJP’s defeat in three Hindi heartland states means that we enter a big general election year with a marked shift in momentum. A galvanized opposition, restive allies and murmurs of dissent within, suddenly the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duopoly no longer seems quite so ... Read More »


Time For Goa Police To  Introduce Beach Sentinels It is understood that Goa Police penalised 311 revellers on New Year’s Eve for drunken driving and that not a single fatal accident was reported in South Goa. But then the state witnessed a much bigger problem, that of drinking on the beaches by low-budget tourists and in the process leaving behind ... Read More »

Overcoming Hurdles In Completion Of Projects

PACHU MENON, MARGAO A visible sign of insensitiveness towards public woes characterises governance in Goa today. In trying to keep pace with the rapid speed of development works being carried out, the government lies exposed to the absurdities that exemplifies its unpreparedness for the major undertakings simultaneously underway in the state. It is more than apparent that in the haste ... Read More »

Keep Politics Out Of Triple Talaq Debate

AMULYA GANGULI The day before India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) waxed eloquent on the Triple talaq Bill in Parliament, saffron bullies confronted a group of Muslims offering prayers at a park in Noida, Uttar Pradesh (UP). The storm troopers were mocking and threatening. ‘Today, you are offering namaaz (prayer), tomorrow you will build a mosque here,’ they said jeeringly. ... Read More »