THE Goa police have arrested a naxalite Shambhu Beck, allegedly a leader of a hitherto-unheard-of ‘Maowadi Trishul Manch’ along with his 17 accomplices.Read More »
Disaster Waiting to Happen
ALL the respective municipalities and panchayats and the state government should open their eyes and see the devastating situation that has taken place at Carambolim where garbage along with plastic materials were seen blocking the gutters thus creating chaos in that village.
BY P RAMAN
MR Pranab Mukherjee can rightly feel proud of the massive majority with which he got his finance bill passed in the Lok Sabha. The combined opposition had put up a stiff fight against India’s most market-friendly union budgets.
DR Nitin Nohria, Richard P Chapman Professor of Business Administration, has been named the dean of Harvard Business School. This is the most prestigious assignment that has ever been offered to an Indian-American.Read More »
OVER a year back, the KTC chairman had promised to plug revenue leakage and turn it round in 2009-10. And keeping its promise, the KTC has decided to act tough with its conductors, many of whom are accused of not issuing tickets on short distance travels.Read More »
IT is seen that the traffic police in the state are showing a lot of enthusiasm in restoring discipline on our roads. At several places the cops are seen testing for level of inebriation in the driver by carrying out breath-analyser tests. Incidentally these tests against drunken driving are mostly carried out after dusk.
IF the 9/11 was an attack on the US economic superiority and its global leadership, Saturday’s attempt to cause explosion at the Times Square was aimed at American way of life.Read More »
IT is unfortunate that Goa is being dwarfed by its own political executives. Political leadership takes initiative and prevails upon the Union government to make available more money for expansion of national highways for faster development of the state.Read More »
Woes of Aam Admi
I HAVE read a lot of letters concerning the Dona Paula-Vasco sea link in this section and the government must take note of the grievances mentioned therein.
BY KULDIP NAYAR
IT was land which forced India to effect its first constitutional amendment. Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, a socialist, was furious when the Supreme Court reluctantly conceded that the state had the right to take over any private property for ‘public purpose’ but after paying the ‘just compensation’.