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A BJP Titan in Nehruvian Mould

AMULYA GANGULI IT cannot be gainsaid that the Bharatiya Janata Party, as it is run today, will find it difficult to live up to Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s legacy of moderation. From this aspect, his death has come at an inconvenient time for the party because there will be constant reminders during the run-up to the four state assembly elections this …

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No Room For Junk Food THE University Grants Commission has directed all universities and higher education institutions to ban sale of junk food on campuses. This is a step in the right direction that has been taken to prevent lifestyle diseases, obesity. The step will help set new standards for healthy food making the students live better lives. Junk foods …

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Goan Youth Need To Improve Competence

VIKAS KAMAT, MARGAO THE 8,000 candidates who appeared for the 80 posts of accountant in the common accounts cadre (direct recruitment) of the directorate of accounts have all failed to clear the preliminary examination. The notice on the examination had been advertised on October 31, 2017 and the exam was held on January 7, 2018. But the results were declared …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Divisive Politics In West Bengal SO from now on we will have to learn about India’s Independence and formation of the republic not from our history books as well as historians of repute but from the BJP

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Goa Must Learn From Kerala Deluge  THERE are many lessons to learn from the unfortunate deluge in Kerala. The flood in its fury devoured human and animal lives, homes, belongings and even bridges.

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The Mirage Of Inclusive Growth

AMIT KAPOOR   INEQUALITY and lack of access to public goods and services has been the bane of Indian society for centuries. But never has it been as stark as it is today, with 10 per cent of India’s richest families owning 56 per cent of the total national income, according to the World Inequality Report.

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Glimpses Of Vajpayee’s Life

SAEED NAQVI Aaney wali naslein hum par Fakhr kareingi, hum asaro, Jub unko yeh khayal aayega Humney Atal ko dekha tha (Coming generations will remember us with awe, When it dawns on them that we had actually seen Atal Bihari) (By way of poetic licence I have replaced Firaq with Atal) I can claim a little more. I knew him. …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Church Under Cloud In US THE Pennsylvania sex scandal, which has come to light after the report of the grand jury that around 300 priests were involved in sexually  abusing around 1000 children over the past 70 years, is the latest to rock the Church and invite censure of priests and bishops by Pope Francis. Needless to say that the …

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A Sickening Situation

RUI PEREIRA, NAVELIM HUMAN beings do get sick and obviously they need medical treatment. A sick person is hamstrung by lack of physical strength and vitality. Now how can a sick person take care of healthy human beings? Such is the political scenario in Goa. There are ministers who are sick. Some are receiving treatment in our country and others …

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