DESTROY THE STATUES OF JACK SEQUEIRA, LET HIS IDEOLOGY FILL UP OUR MINDS
The New Year is certainly not a good time that the Goa Forward Party has been going through. Their honest attempt to draw attention to the fifty year old event of the Opinion Poll and then get the statue of Dr Jack Sequeira installed at assembly complex seems to have run them down. BJP’s adverse reaction to the demand…READ more..
LET’S BE SAFE THAN SORRY WHILE PICNICKING ON THE RIVER FRONTS
The Nagarmadi waterfall tragedy that killed six youth from Goa sent shock waves across the state. The groups from different places of the state had visited this waterfall on the tragic day when the incident happened. Due to sudden rise in the water levels of the river, large number of people were swept with the flow. Many survived. Six…READ more..
LET’S FIND GOENKAR IN THE GOVERNMENT’S “GOENKARPONN”
One will not forget the fierce speeches of Vijai Sardesai before the elections literally ripping off BJP government. The newly formed Goa Forward Party with its Coconut symbol was in full swing in four constituencies it contested. The agenda was set up against BJP. The Congress party was spared from their attack. Goa Forward Party had already formed a…READ more..
MHADEI WATER DIVERSION; BATTLE THAT GOA WILL NEVER COMPROMISE UPON
The latest victory of Mhadei Bachao Abhiyan (MBA), who spearheaded the movement against Karnataka and Maharashtra’s move for diversion of water from Mhadei river-located in the Western Ghat region- in the Supreme Court, is evident that Goa is on a right path in its battle to protect its river and its water. Karnataka, which had proposed construction of 11…READ more..
LET GOA BE THE STATE WHERE EVEN GOD COMES FOR RELAXATION
Dear Ganapati! We are once again excited to celebrate your arrival. It’s time for Chavath. One of our favourite festivals. Not just because of the sea of sweets that we would get to eat but also because it is a time when every one of us will be back home. I would always like to refer you as dear. You…READ more..
BABUSH IS PREDICTABLY UNPREDICTABLE IN POLITICS
There are some people who are most predictable in their one quality of life – unpredictability. They are always unpredictable, and you can always predict that they will be unpredictable. I would count Babush Monserratte in that category. After donning several political hats, making announcements, Babush has always stunned the state politics with his moves. The recent move to join…READ more..
CONGRESS – UNPRODUCTIVE OPPONENTS IN THE STATE ASSEMBLY
Two weeks have passed since the monsoon session of the state Legislative Assembly commenced, but the visitors sitting in gallery and watching live on television are missing the spark of then opposition voices, Vijai Sardesai and Rohan Khaunte, who have shifted their base to ruling benches, and the only opposition party- Congress, still acting like the “new comers” in…READ more..
WHY WE ARE COUNTING 100 AND NOT WAITING FOR 365 DAYS
We admit! We definitely admit that while diagnosing performance of Manohar Parrikar-led government for last 100 days we carry some pre-notions. There is a notion that Parrikar is a master executor. He has a vision for the state of Goa. He is one of the best Chief Ministers we had. And mind you when we make all these statements, we…READ more..
THE FIRST 100 DAYS
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar-led coalition government was sworn in on March 14, after the 61-year old politician, formed an alliance within just 24 hours after the State Assembly results were declared on March 11. It was not a clear mandate for BJP, who despite that managed to retain their power in the state for the second successive term. On June…READ more..
C’MON GUYS, IT’S MONSOONS; DON’T CREATE HAVOC FOR IT
The pre-monsoon showers arrived this time, as usual, unexpected; providing respite from the scorching sun and prickling heat that had made our lives hell. It rained. More so, it poured, and everyone was caught unaware. The string of people stranded on the road with their two-wheelers, as they forgot to carry their rain gear; people running for shelter, and vehicles…READ more..