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Factors That May shape Poll Result

ELVIDIO MIRANDA, PANAJI The fate of the candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections and the by-elections to the three legislative assembly seats, to be held on April 23 in the state, and also the just declared bypoll for Panaji seat, to be held on May 19, could be decided by some major factors or groups. A major chunk of those ... Read More »

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Registration of High-end Cars Outside Goa Nowadays it a common sight to see high-end cars and sometimes even buses plying in Goa but bearing registration number plates of Puducherry, Jharkhand and Daman and Diu. As per the transport department, people prefer to register vehicles in those states since the fees are less as compared to those in Goa. It is ... Read More »

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Dismantle Miramar Foot Overbridge The foot overbridge outside the Sharada Mandir School in Miramar has suddenly shot into the limelight after lying in a state of disuse for seven long years – best described as an architectural monstrosity, a failed experiment, a colossal waste of public money and a white elephant to boot. Surprisingly, it took just a few collapsed ... Read More »

End Caste Discrimination

MICHAEL VAZ, Merces A couple of days ago, it was headlines in the print and electronic media that Kanishak Kataria, a Dalit and a graduate from IIT-Bombay, topped the UPSC examination. What an achievement for the individual and the community at large! It should be a reminder to the Indian society, which is so much submerged in the caste system, ... Read More »

Congress Manifesto A Mirage, Not Reality

JAYANTA GHOSAL After I finished reading the 55-page Congress manifesto for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, I suddenly remembered a scene in the famous political satire British sitcom, ‘Yes Prime Minister.’ It was set in the days before the budget and the Finance Secretary of England was telling the secretary of the Prime Minister to try and convince the Prime ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Urmila Should Apologise Urmila Matondkar has been in great form since she has been given candidature by the Congress party and it is observed that she is losing her mental balance while giving interviews on TV channels. In one TV show, Please like & share: Read More »

Congress Party Bets Heavily on NYAY

JAGDISH RATTANANI At this stage in the campaign, it would be difficult to offer a prediction other than the conventional wisdom that says the BJP will return to power albeit with a reduced majority on the following, among other, Please like & share: Read More »

Post Parrikar Parliamentary Elections

Nandkumar M Kamat Since 1991 when he was persuaded to contest the north Goa (Panaji) Lok Sabha elections, ex Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar did not miss a single election campaign. He was always the undisputed star campaigner for Goa BJP. He was ably supported by his deputy Digambar Kamat till 2005. Please like & share: Read More »

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Boon Not Bane For BJP ‘Politics is a dirty game’ is a phrase that we have long been habituated to, for the way things transpire unimaginatively in this domain. In the olden days people joined a particular political party based on its ideology and stayed firmly grounded to it as much in prosperity as in adversity. Please like & share: Read More »

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The Role Sports Play PEOPLE cutting across countries and continents have their favourite sports and players. Football, basketball, athletics, cricket are sports which are much popular among the sports buffs.  Please like & share: Read More »