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GFA does not need a MC to run its affairs

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES It is just about two months that Churchill Alemao has won the Goa Football Association (GFA) elections and as the euphoria over his win begins to settle down, discontent is brewing over the style of functioning at the GFA secretariat.

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Ravi Shastri, Virat Kohli on notice at MCG

AMRIT MATHUR   In politics, people dread the time when the ‘honeymoon’ period ends and ‘anti-incumbency’ sets in. Post elections, governments enjoy a brief period of goodwill when they get the benefit of the doubt. After that, unhappy voters start looking at other options.

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Rahul must get credit for Congress’ triumph

Karan Thapar It was an excited Pertie who rang early on Wednesday morning. “You can’t call him Pappu any longer!” he bellowed down the line. “With these elections he’s found his political feet and come into his own.” I’ve rarely known Pertie to be so forceful about a political issue. Normally he’s uninterested.

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Mushirul Hasan, the classical liberal

Ramachandra Guha I first saw Mushirul Hasan in the Uttar Pradesh State Archives in Lucknow. The year was 1982. We sat on adjoining tables, each examining our respective files; however, as a new doctoral student, I was too shy to approach an established scholar with a PhD from Cambridge and several books under his belt.

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Repost on the post

Frederick Noronha A friend emailed across a scanned image of a Christmas card the other day and made it clear that a printed version would not follow this year. At the risk of offending those who believe in faithfully sending out greeting cards in the festive season, I thought this was an idea whose time had come.

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He did not want statues of himself

Gopalkrishna Gandhi “It will be a waste of good money to spend `25,000 on erecting a clay or metallic statue of the figure of a man who is himself made of clay…” Gandhi, Harijan on February 11, 1939.

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A Pre-historic Timeline For Konkan

Tensing Rodrigues Nambirajan also discovered a large number of Middle Palaeolithic and Mesolithic tools at a site at Anakhan, Pernem, in the Tilari (Tillari) basin.

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Being human

An exploration of desire establishes that Kama is at the very root of being human

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