Would Mahatma Gandhi be Pleased with the 'Swachh Bharat' Mission?
Who would not want a Swachh Bharat? A fine phrase, but what exactly does it mean? It's one of the first initiatives of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. H... READ
Judge Transferred or Justice Transferred?
Transfer of High Court Judges is usually a routine affair. But the transfer and subsequent resignation of Mr Justice Jayant M Patel of the Karnataka H... READ
Are those who die on roads second class citizens?
In Goa, people die in road accidents fairly often. Recently, after a spate of fatal accidents, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar convened a high level m... READ
When Miramar was Spared Another Shipwreck
Two recent events are behind today's story, which is more of a narration about an incident, rather than a opinion piece. The grounded casino ship 'Luc... READ
Compulsory life jackets can prevent drownings
Goa has had more than its share of drowning deaths this monsoon. Two months ago, a Navy Lieutenant drowned at Cabo de Rama. A wave pulled him into the... READ
Note-bandi: Giray toh bhi taang upar!
It's official. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revealed in its Annual Report that almost 98.96 per cent of the Rs500 and Rs1,000 currency notes th... READ