Tuesday , 16 October 2018


Suicidal Digital Transition Of Goa

Nandkumar M Kamat There is nothing wrong with the mobiles. There is something wrong with the users. In the hands of economically active, creative, responsible people, mobiles are productive force multipliers. In the hands of a person without self-control mobile is a social evil. Two suicides have shaken the post 1991 Goan parents. Something is happening to their children and ... Read More »


Perils Of Mobile Phones As their most treasured personal asset, mobile phones have come to mean a lot to the present generation and any attempts to dissuade their constant use is met with stern opposition. Please like & share: Read More »

Aadhaar Push Opening A Can Of Worms

BINAYAK DATTA I received for the nth time today, a curious SMS: “As per government of India directive, last date to link your mobile number with your Aadhaar is February 6, 2018. Visit the nearest Idea store by November 24 and win a Paytm voucher worth Rs 250 for any movie. Valid for the first 20000 Idea Select customers. For ... Read More »


Challengers Of Social Order  THE death of Charles Manson, the wild-eyed head of the infamous ‘Manson family’, should serve as a timely reminder to the modern generation about the follies of being influenced by the depraved logic of cult-leaders to justify their anti-establishment, do-your-own-thing ethos. Please like & share: Read More »

Polls Take Precedence Over Parliament

RAJDEEP SARDESAI IN the winter of 1994 when I first moved to Delhi from Mumbai, the chance to cover Parliament was a big attraction.  Walking past Mahatma Gandhi and Ambedkar’s statues was motivating; entering Central Hall and gazing at the portraits of our founding fathers was a wondrous experience. When I first spotted an energetic George Fernandes striding through the ... Read More »


No Respite From Intolerance MOHAMMED Shaqib, a teenager from a village in Uttarakhand, has been arrested by the Harayana police for sharing an “offensive morphed photograph” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  Bihar BJP chief Nityanand Rai says, “If anyone raises eyebrows at PM Narendra Modi, break his hands, and if need be even chop them off”.   Stoking the Padmavati controversy ... Read More »

Uproot Gender Inequality

MICHAEL VAZ, MERCES AUGUST 22, 2017 would be hailed as a special date for India for on this day the Supreme Court through a majority verdict had ruled that the archaic practice of talaq-e-biddat or instant triple talaq was unconstitutional, thereby upholding equal rights and equal protection of every individual as enshrined in Article 14 of the Constitution. After this ... Read More »

Testing Time Ahead For Rahul

KULDIP NAYAR POLITICAL parties all over the world have come to be closed shops. What is known as the ‘high command’ usually dictates on who will be installed as the president. Rahul Gandhi will be soon ‘elected’ as the Congress president. The outgoing chief Sonia Gandhi has seen to it that her son would occupy the top party position. Please ... Read More »


Linking Mobile Numbers With Aadhaar IT is good to learn that Unique Identification Authority of India has now simplified the process for linking mobile numbers with Aadhaar. Please like & share: Read More »

MOI: Indispensability Of Local Languages

EDUARDO FALEIRO GOVERNMENT announced recently the provision of Rs 400 per month per student of primary schools which impart education through Konkani or Marathi as an incentive to them. Indeed, in Goa, the language of study at the primary level should be either Konkani or Marathi. Konkani is the mother tongue of the people of Goa. Marathi is and has ... Read More »