Sunday , 21 October 2018
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No Closure Yet For Netaji’s Followers

KAJAL CHATTERJEE, KOLKATA IT is high time that the government revisited the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. It is very easy to declare that nothing has come out of the investigations, but the bigger question which needs to be asked is: whether there have  indeed been any sincere attempt to get to the bottom of the case! Some ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Beating Loneliness The May Way “LONELINESS is a sad reality of modern life” –this is not a take of any philosopher but the words of wisdom by British Prime Minister Theresa May.  Please like & share: Read More »

End Of Goa’s Hydroelectric Power Dreams

NANDKUMAR M KAMAT MAHADAYI river water diversion issue is not only related to water security of Goa but energy security as well. All the politicians and all the political parties which had their share of power at some or other time have failed Goa on energy security issue- first by failing to negotiate power allocation from 660 MW Kaiga Nuclear ... Read More »

Controlling Dust Pollution In Goa

BINAYAK DATTA How I dearly missed the clear January skies in Goa when coming back from business overseas. I realised the other day, the biggest change we see all around is living under a haze of dust particularly in Vasco and Alto-Dabolim, very much the type you find when you are landing in Delhi in May. It’s a pathetic study ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Vote In Assembly  On Sequeira’s Statue In the upcoming Budget session of the Goa assembly, it would be right for the issue regarding the installation of a statue of Dr Jack de Sequeira to be decided by voting. It may be recalled that Dr Jack de Sequeira was the leader of the Opposition in the assembly at the time of ... Read More »

End Of Farce Of Hajj Subsidy

SAMIR KHAN, MAPUSA Minority Affairs Minister Muktar Abbas Naqvi has said that there will be no subsidy for Hajj from this year onwards and the funds saved will be used for providing education to minorities. This decision of the government will have no bearing on the Hajj pilgrims, as in reality there is no such subsidy in place and for ... Read More »

Right Time For Judicial Reforms

RAJDEEP SARDESAI ‘There is one thing that journalists and lawyers have in common, we both love to gossip!’ a senior jurist reminded me helpfully a few days ago. In the week since four Supreme Court judges virtually ‘revolted’ against the Chief Justice of India, gossip has often replaced fact. Then, whether it be CPI leader D Raja’s meeting with Justice ... Read More »

Indo-Israel Ties Offer Great Opportunity

VINOD DIXIT, AHMEDABAD The visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to India is symbolically significant. Israeli ambassador Daniel Carmon has rightly commented that “PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India is the grand finale to the celebrations of 25 years of growing partnership between India and Israel.” The Israeli Prime Minister seems to be quite serious about keeping relationship with ... Read More »

Politics In The Indian Judicial System

Kuldip Nayar Whether it was a proverbial storm in tea cup or something else the fact remains that the judiciary has been exposed. The impartiality with which it is known has been shaken. For the first time judges face people. This is the best headline which I found in an Urdu daily. It told the story and still left many ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

No Haj Subsidy- I The decision to withdraw subsidy for Haj pilgrimage from this year, ‘No Haj subsidy from this year’ (NT Jan 17) and use it for Muslim girls education upliftment, was a good decision by the Union government. Nobody should protest against this issue as Haj is a duty for a Muslim who can afford it financially and ... Read More »