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ECI must not let off Code violators lightly

When will political parties and their candidates and their followers learn to be decent and ethical? Violations of the Model Code of Conduct that came into force with the announcement of the Lok Sabha by the Election Commission of India are large in number.

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Social Media Companies Must Quickly Take Down Ugly Posts

WITH elections to the two Lok Sabha and three Assembly seats in the state underway the social media monitoring cell of the Goa police has stepped up vigilance on social networking sites to curb any violation of the model code of conduct.

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It Is Time For Goan Taxi Operators To Win Hearts

Finally, every taxi running in the state is going to have a fare meter. After years of thwarting by taxi operators the government is going ahead and has selected two companies to manufacture 32,000 integrated devices with fare meter and digital printer.

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Factors At Play In Goa LS Polls

THE elections for Goa’s two Lok Sabha seats are round the corner. Though parliamentary elections are for mandate of the central government various local issues such as mining, unemployment, the Mopa airport project and pollution could play a role.

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Goa Must Have More App-Based Taxi Services

THE All Goa Tourist Taxi Association is back to its old ways of intimidating the government to succeed in its narrow objective of driving away any competition and thwarting efforts to bring transparency to the business.

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BJP Morality Drops To Deeper Depths

The political scene in Goa has become murkier with BJP state president Vinay Tendulkar accusing former deputy chief minister Ramakrishna Dhavalikar of plotting to leave the ruling alliance and join the Congress and Dhavalikar accusing BJP leadership of unleashing enforcement agencies to maul him. There is no end to mutual recriminations since the BJP poached Manohar Azgaonkar and Deepak Prabhu …

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Use Out-Of-Box Ideas To Deter Wild Drivers

There has been almost 15 per cent decline in deaths due to road accidents in the first two months of 2019 in the state. According to official data, 54 persons died in road accidents between January and February last year, while this year the deaths have come down to 46 during the same period. As has been the case over …

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Making World A Safer Place

Following the recent massacre of 50 worshippers at two mosques in New Zealand the country’s government acted swiftly to ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons, assault rifles and high-capacity magazines. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern needs appreciation for the decision for stricter gun control in order to make her country a safer place. The massacre should turn out to be a transformational …

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