Tuesday 23 July 2019

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A practical democrat


He experimented. Initially, with the support of the Church, but failed. Now, he was experimenting with the help of the BJP. It was from one end to another. In fact many of his ‘comrades in arm’ had disagreed with his new experiment. But none of them would dare to say that he had sold out his principles for political gains. That committed was he to his principles and integrity. READ

Scrap RP21 and sell Goa?


Is it advisable to scrap the RP21 and open the floodgates of land conversions, including the paddy fields? Or is it advisable, like suggested by the GBA, to complete the incomplete process of corrections? READ

Whom is this VOTE for?


Enough was enough was the only feeling. Teach them a life-time lesson was the only slogan. Parivartan was the only target. Negation for a positive change.READ

The real Parivartan!


What is more important is the Parivartan witnessed among the youngsters as well as those middle class and higher middle class people with indifferent attitude, who lined up in front of the polling booths with a purpose.READ

What's a Conscience vote?


What are we voting for? To defeat somebody? Or to elect somebody? Are we aware that this is an Election and not a Defeation? READ

Let’s think beyond Family Raj!


The voter thus today needs to think beyond the Family Raj. Needs to think about the Extended Family Raj. Need to think about those who are neither their relatives nor carrying their surnames, but the family head as their Sir. READ

Rane + Monseratte + Alemao camps = 20


If the whole Alemao camp gets elected and joins hands with Babush-Vishwajeet camps, then they would be short of only one MLA to form the government.READ

Business of Politics


The Goa Assembly of 40 would have four Alemaos, three Naiks, two Ranes and two Monserattes. 11 out of 40 in the hands of four families. Almost 30 per cent!READ

Yes; We Can! (?)


What demands at this stage is a confidence building exercise. Let us go and vote. READ

No caste politics, please!


The pre-election politics of 2012 – today - however sounds quite fearful. A simple power politics within the BJP, between Manohar Parrikar and Shripad Naik, has brought to the fore the caste politics. READ

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You are right, absolutely right but who follows the non-corruption principle in present life. Corruption is becoming a part and parcel of life. Everybody wants favours and money is the only factor behind taking favours.

Its the people who will have to change first.

Its the PRAJA who forces the RAJA to do corruption.

Politician who pay the electricity and water bills of voters for 5 years get 11,000 votes.

Politician who gives ration (rice, wheat, dal, oil etc.) during festivals for 5 years get 10,000 votes.

Politician who sponsors tournaments remains favourite politician of youths.

There are many more examples one can give as this is the present day trend in society.

so something NEW IS EXPECTED FROM PEOPLE in this direction. Politicians will change automatically.

Dr Vidhyadatta Verenkar |

Well begun Mr. Editor. Give us a daily edit..Crisp, Crackling, Ambot-tik n invigorating.

Prabhakar Timble |

Sandeshbab, i agree with you in totality,though it is a difficult task! As you have rightly said "Nothing Is Impossible"! Only the Youth, have to take initiative and as we say in Marathi 'Zokun Dil Pahize', they have to keep aside their routines for some time,till elections and take up the Drive of convincing/educating the people in villages (more so) alongwith Urbah areas and see that they are not mis-guided at the last moment! Ek Hi Nara Hona Hai-Hum Sab Bharatiya Hain,Hum Sab Goan Hain! Humko Hamara DESH AUR PRADESH BACHANA HAI!

satish pai dhungat |

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Sandesh Prabhudesai (EdiThought)

Sandesh Prabhudesai is the Editor of goanews.com. He has been earlier the Editor of Sunaparant (Konkani daily) and Editor-in-Chief of Pruden (TV channel). His collection of selective editorials of Sunaparant has been published as 'Goff'. He writes brief thoughts as EdiThought for goanews.com, but not on regular basis.


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