Friday 12 April 2024

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Society | Opinion

Prez urged to highlight Nehru’s brave role in liberating Goa

President of India Ram Nath Kovind has been urged to play a parental role and highlight the role India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru played in liberating Goa. READ

Did Nehru really delay Liberation of Goa?

On 15th January, Goa’s BJP Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant, made a remark that India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was responsible for delaying Goa’s liberation by 14 years. Is it true? READ

All in the family: Goa Civil Code a model for the rest of the country?

A troubled marriage, an errant husband, and the law as her only lifeline. This has been Amarjas life for the past few months now. READ

Goa’s Civil Code shows that Uniformity does not always mean Equality

For probably the umpteenth time, there are whispers in the air that a uniform civil code (UCC) is in the offing. Occasionally, Goa’s UCC is brought up during these discussions. READ

Writers, Artists, Scholars should form a Fourth World: Schechner

In the background of Indian writers and artists coming together to fight increasing intolerance, Prof Richard Schechner, a US-based theatre scholar, has thrown up an idea of creating a ‘Performance Fourth World’ by the artists, ... READ

India is a role model for Global economy; not China: Greece Ex-PM

The Indian model of democracy is the right path to become the world leader and not the political system prevalent in China, feels George Papandreou, former prime minister of Greece. READ

''Opposing release of a book on Godse was an act of intolerance'

Threats to censor opinion one dislikes has no place in a constitutional democracy. When the Hindutva forces do it, we oppose them by invoking the sacred principle of free expression. On the day the permission ... READ

Children should rebel against the trend of ‘classes’: Gupta

Children should rebel against the parents who are forcibly sending them to different classes throughout the day after the school hours. READ

I have more faith in the poor than the rich: Sudha Murthy

“I have more faith in the poor people than the rich”, says Sudha Murthy, a multi-millionaire chairperson of Infosys Foundation and a prolific English and Kannada writer. READ

Gandhi assassinated due to partition riots, not Hindu fanaticism: Savarkar

Nobody justifies assassination of Mahatma Gandhi by Nathuram Godse, but the killing happened out of the situation arisen from India-Pakistan partition and atrocities on Hindus, says Satyaki Savarkar, grandnephew of Swatantryaveer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. READ