Monday, September 15, 2014


Modi’s progress must include Goa’s demand


Parrikar acts against Modi’s wishes


A Goan first


Quo vadis consultative processes?


Of peace, conflicts and mindset


Sathasivam’s governorship is questioned


Egg-citing news for the heart conscious


Misuse of power by investigative agencies


Lessons in fighting Hindutva

There was a significant amount of virtual rejoicing some weeks ago when the vice-president of the state BJP unit, Dr Wilfred Mesquita, announced that "Prohibition cannot come to Goa... More

Blind faith is problematic

We are exploiting nature and human beings as a means to our ends More

Tiatr and the Goan public sphere

With the declaration made in the Goa Legislative Assembly that the right-wing Hindu outfit, Sri Ram Sene will not be allowed to set up its base in Goa, the ‘drama’ over Tousif de Navelim’s Akantvadi Goeant Naka, seems to have finally ended. More

Sant Sohirobanath and St Francis Xavier

It was somewhat disconcerting to read in a recent column of Herald a comparison being drawn between Sant Sohirobanath and St Francis Xavier More

The great Goan jobs scam

Anything that requires licenses and permissions seems to pass if it comes with the tag line ‘will generate employment for locals. More

Do we really need a Government?

This question may sound strange to many. But with murders, rapes, assaults, robberies, thefts, illegalities, etc. etc. going on unabated, with no steps at prevention, control or detection, leave alone remedy and conviction and not a word from Goa’s CEO, I often really feel that we could do without a Government. More

Unraveling health insurance

Galloping healthcare costs in India have produced some alarming statistics. Treatment for routine ailments has become so unaffordable, that it is estimated that 28% of ailments in rural areas and 20% in urban areas go untreated, simply because people cannot afford treatment. More

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