Monday , 19 November 2018
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Political Impasse In Kashmir

As Kashmir reels under curfew with violent protests despite security restrictions, the Chief Minister, Mr Omar Abdullah has made a significant observation that the aspirations of the people of Kashmir cannot be assuaged only by development, good governance and economic packages; instead it needs a political solution.

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Some Headway in Talks with ULFA

By Sanchet Barua
WAVERING and incoherent governmental policies and delusional braggadocio in the face of ULFA’s coherent and calculatedly brutal and cold-blooded violence leaves Assam bleeding.
The abiding question is can the political leadership carry a clearly defined policy to its logical end?

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Vote For Telengana

THE TRS (Telengana Rashtra Samiti) sweep of all the eleven seats it contested in the Telengana by-elections is a vote for creation of a separate state and a message to Congress not to delay it. There is no running away for the Congress at the Centre and in the state any more.

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Not So Sweet

THE news that sugarcane production in the state has been on rise is encouraging. Over the years the production of sugarcane has been witnessing a consistent decline. In Goa, sugarcane is presently grown over an area of approximately 2,000 hectares,

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Implementation of Sports Policy
THE Sports Policy enunciated by the Goa government envisages 75 per cent concession in attendance to the students excelling in sports. Of course, the state government can implement the scheme at the school level.

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Rise of Goa’s Cultural Censors

By Nandkumar Kamat
Any serious student and practitioner of Hinduism who has cared to learn about the personality, life, work and scholarship of one of the greatest Goans of all times, Indologist Dr Jose Pereira would not agree with the intimidatory methods adopted by self-styled cultural censors of Goa who claim to represent the Hindus.

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Investigators In Handcuffs


The CBI’s plea to the Supreme Court for shifting the Sohrabuddin fake encounter trial outside Gujarat as bigger names are involved in it is not only ridiculous and unethical but also reflects its professional incompetence. High profile cases are handed over to the CBI only in belief that it would carry out the investigation in a professional manner and withstand extraneous pressures.

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How To Ruin Villages

According to the estimate document of the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), during the phase of reforms and liberalization the high income households have outnumbered those in the low category.

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