Monday 22 April 2019

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BJP off to a bad start?


Things aren’t going well for Narendra Modi. Two of India’s most prominent polling agencies have scaled down their predictions for the BJP after the first phase of polling on 11 April READ

Can Modi re-start mining?


The only possible way to restart mining is through auctions; or if the government takes ownership of the state’s mines and then contracts them out to the mining companies to operate.READ

The Coming Storm of Instability


Goa may soon see a period of prolonged instability, with governments changing more than once a year. That is when we will all wish that Mr Parrikar had not goneREAD

Strip those Rumblers!


If a car goes over Rumble Strips at high speed, it could lose control and crash. Instead of being a safety measure, they are actually a safety hazard!READ

War is Not the Answer


“Social media warriors, please stop. If you want war, go to the front…”READ

Anatomy of a Surgical Strike


It is a military feat; it shows the capability of our armed forces in striking the terrorists deep inside the territory of their sponsor country. But will it bring down terrorism?READ

United we Fall…


The Congress now has 14 MLAs; once more the single largest party in the Assembly. If the BJP loses the coming Lok Sabha election, this government could collapse like a house of cards READ

Chowkidars and Chors


High-profile corruption cases being pursued by central investigation agencies are, quite openly, political weaponsREAD

Don’t Rub Salt into the Wounds of Mining-Dependents


Union Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has clearly said that the central government will not intervene in Goa’s mining crisis.READ

The Curious Case of Anand Teltumbde


Can unverified, unconnected letters be sufficient to deprive an outstanding Indian — Prof Anand Teltumbde — of his freedom for years, merely because they refer to a fairly common first name that he shares? Sadly, the Higher Judiciary, seen as the last protector of our Constitutional rights, refused to intervene and quash the caseREAD

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Ashwin Tombat

Ashwin Tombat has been the Editor of Gomantak Times and Herald. Worked as an Associate Editor of national magazine Gentleman in Mumbai, before shifting to Goa. Loves sailing, also participates in Marathons. Has worked as an activist in students's union and trade unions in Maharashtra. Also an artist of Street Theatre during student days.


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