Tuesday , 19 March 2019


Set Up Panel To Assess Damage Caused By Calamities

S KAMAT, ALTO ST CRUZ There is an ongoing debate over whether or not to accept foreign aid for flood-ravaged Kerala. This decision has to be taken at the topmost governmental level and cannot be the subject of debate as is being seen now. The UAE ruler reportedly spoke to the Prime Minister, who, as we are told, politely declined ... Read More »

Recasting Country’s Currency Management

AMIT KAPOOR The economy is a fickle beast. Exactly a year ago, the rupee, having experienced a prolonged appreciating spree, had reached as high as 63.5 to a dollar. At the time, quite a few commentators wondered aloud if the Indian currency was overvalued and whether was a moderation was necessary. Please like & share: Read More »


Government Keeps Changing Goalposts The Supreme Court has not yet given its decision on Adhaar yet government is making it more inclusive with facial recognition in addition to fingerprint and iris scan. Please like & share: Read More »

Rahul Must Choose His Words With Care

AMULYA GANGULI Rahul Gandhi has had another of his escape-velocity-of-Jupiter moments. His reference to the massive gravitational force of the solar system’s largest planet was in the context of “explaining” how much velocity was required by a spacecraft to lift itself from the surface of Jupiter compared to what was required on earth – 60 km/sec against 11 km/sec. According ... Read More »


Act Against Operators Keeping Buses Off The Road On Sundays Many private bus operators keep their buses off the road on Sundays and this causes inconvenience and trouble to many commuters. On Sunday, August 26, at 11 am, commuters proceeding towards Margao, Vasco, Sanvordem and other villages around Ponda were seen stranded at the old bus stand in Ponda in ... Read More »

Church Must Do A Rethink On Celibacy

MICHAEL VAZ, MERCES All over the world special provisions are ensured to protect children from all harm and evil. In our own country we have the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, to effectively address sexual abuse and exploitation of children. When such importance is attached towards safeguarding children, it is simply incomprehensible how a predominantly Catholic country ... Read More »

Kerala Floods: Centre Needs To Do More

JAGDISH RATTANANI The people of Kerala are in distress. Rains here are usually bountiful but floods of the kind seen this season are unprecedented. Please like & share: Read More »


Remembering Vietnam War Hero John McCain American Senator and highly decorated Vietnam war hero John McCain finally succumbed to brain cancer at age 81. Please like & share: Read More »

How Teachers Built A Shallow Society

Nandkumar M Kamat Self righteous teachers alienated from realities of knowledge around us build an alienated generation disconnected from dynamics of a changing world. Please like & share: Read More »


Lynchings Must End The cow lynching exercise has in the last few days spread to Assam where again you have a BJP-led government. One person died in the incident and three were seriously injured which was sparked by allegations of the victims stealing cattle. Please like & share: Read More »