Upgrading Medical Institutions Recently, a proposal has been made by the government to set up a medical college in Margao. On the one hand, in principle the proposal sounds favourable considering the demand for medical seats going up every year. There is also an urgent need of well- qualified doctors in Goa.
BY PRABHAKAR TIMBLE The agenda of the Chairman of the third State Law Commission, Goa, to revisit all the twenty two reports on legal reforms prepared by the second Law Commission is squarely due to the lack of understanding of the purpose, scope and work of State Law Commissions. Mr Narendra Sawaiker, the Chairman of the newly constituted Law Commission,
The coming together again of Mr Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev was supposed to signal an intensification of the campaign against corruption and black money; instead it was the public spat between the Baba and Team Anna member, Mr Arvind Kejriwal that made headlines.
The decision to set up a task force for the development of Mapusa is a step in the right direction. There are several issues that have remained unresolved with traffic congestion and parking on top of the agenda.
No To Second Medical College
According to me, our tiny state should not set up another medical college in Goa. When medical students are frequenting other states, they can very well pursue their studies at the Goa Medical College and Hospital at Bambolim.
A LIFE sentence for Egypt’s former ruler, Mr Hosni Mubarak for his role in killing protesters was not enough for thousands of Egyptians who wanted his execution, though to an outsider it seems quite inhumane to kill an ailing 84-year-old man. Yet, it is the nature of his 30-year rule that spawned hatred which many believe can be washed away only by an execution.
Thorough Probe in Recruitment Process DECISION taken by our Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Parrikar that anti-corruption branch of vigilance department will probe into the recruitment undertaken especially in health department by previous government just ahead of the assembly election is a welcome decision. This is in response to the youths who staged dharna in front of official residence of the Chief Minister.
BY INDER MALHOTRA ON the face of it the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested YSR Congress party leader in Andhra, Mr Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, as part of investigations against him under the direction of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. But widespread perception within Andhra Pradesh and outside is that this is the Congress party’s “vendetta” against him at a critical juncture when the Congress is in danger of facing defeat in 18 assembly and one Lok Sabha by-elections in a few days’ time.