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Parrikar, A Great Son Of Goa IN the death of former chief minister Manohar Parrikar, Goa has lost a leader of high intellectual caliber who distinguished himself as a talented administrator.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dirty Alliance Politics In Goa GOA is one such state which always throws up hung assembly where smaller parties and Independents call the shots in government formation.  Chief Minister Pramod Sawant,

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LS Polls: BJP Faces Disunited Oppn

AMULYA GANGULI THE political edge which the Opposition in India appeared to have gained from its successes in three recent assembly elections and several by-elections has dissipated. Surgical Strike 2.0 robbed the Opposition parties of their momentum. More impetus was lost to the familiar malady of being too self-centred to take the initiative in building a mahagathbandhan or a grand …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Unwarranted Comparisons YOUR report ‘Parrikar, a living example of Christ’s values’ (NT, March 19, 2019) on the late Manohar Parrikar triggered many comments in social media, particularly because it was seen as inappropriate. Parrikar’s resilience and the way he endured suffering is to be appreciated, but comparing his sufferings to Christ’s and saying that he was a living example of …

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A Voter’s Manifesto For Next Govt At Centre

SUJIT DE, KOLKATA THE Election Commission has announced the schedule for the parliamentary elections. Now, it is both our right and duty to vote and to elect a good candidate from our respective parliamentary constituency. Before getting the manifestos from the political parties, I want to place my  version for them. First of all, I want 100 per cent implementation …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Finally, Ombudsman Is Here To Judge Leaders THAT Justice (retd) Pinaki Chandra Ghose is all set to be India’s first Lokpal is good news.  Justice Ghose as a High Court Judge, as a Chief Justice, a little over four years at the Supreme Court with important verdicts to his credit, and now as the member of the National Human Rights …

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Tale Of An Unaccountable Chowkidar

JAGDISH RATTANANI THE chowkidar is, quite unfortunately, not the most loved or respected entity in Indian society. Examples of this are everywhere. Before the 1980s,

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Parrikar Was A Football Lover SUNDAY proved to be a double whammy for Goa. Early evening, Goa lost  its beloved  Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and a few hours later  lost  the ISL football finals.

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Welfarism, A Great Risk To Economy

AJIT RANADE THE ball has been set rolling for the world’s biggest election. About 900 million voters will go to a million booths to elect 545 members of the lower House of Parliament from among 10,000 candidates.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Preserve Sacredness Of Judiciary THIS refers to the thought-provoking article ‘Excruciatingly slow pace of justice’ (NT, March 16). The statistics of pending cases as against growing litigation is alarming.

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