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AP Braces for Chaos and Violence

BY PRAFUL BIDWAI

A confrontation is brewing on the issue of separate statehood for Telangana, comprised of the northern districts of Andhra Pradesh, at the centre of which lies Hyderabad.

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Beating Corruption in Bihar

The UPA government at the Centre is tottering under the weight of corruption scams. The Congress-led coalition in the state is facing its biggest challenge in years as skeletons continue to tumble out of cupboards in the Anti-Narcotics Cell.

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Itching for a Fight

Out-of-the cabinet MLA, Mr Mickky Pacheco is rearing to go. At his birthday he sounded the election drum by announcing that the NCP was ready to field candidates in all 40 constituencies in the next elections.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Traffic Chaos in Margao

Every possible entry into Margao city is a scene of utter chaos with whatever traffic policing has been attempted failing miserably to bring a semblance of order.

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Countering Terrorism Through Talks

By Kuldip Nayar

QUAID-E-AZAM Mohammad Ali Jinnah said soon after winning Pakistan that his country would never mix state with religion. The forces which are today trying to assert are going against the undertaking he gave.

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Paint the Right Picture

A 34-member delegation of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association had an interaction with the Tourism Minister, Mr Nilkanth Halarnkar and his team with the express intent of investing in the state. This is the first time anyone from the US has shown interest in Goa.

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Not Good Enough?

TWENTY seven years spent in research and development. An investment of ` 14,500 crore, and the Indian Air Force Chief Air chief Marshal P V Naik was not impressed. Tejas, the country’s first light combat aircraft received its initial operation clearance on Monday with Defence Minister, Mr A K Anthony handing it over to Chief Air Marshal Naik who reacted with caution.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Stray Cattle Menace at Ramnathi

STRAY cattle menace continues to haunt people visiting Ramnathi and its surrounding areas. The bovines cause nuisance to the local shopkeepers as well. Since this locality happens to be a major religious spot, a considerable number of tourists visit the area regularly.

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A Rail Jam

THE railway crossing at Comba in Margao can be quite chaotic when the gates are brought down to make way for a passing train. The approach roads are narrow and the volume of traffic has increased over the years.

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