Saturday 25 September 2021

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed

Different Dimensions

Medium of Confusion

 

The argument against releasing grants for English medium, seem to hinge on the imputation, that English is an import and that, our native culture would be adversely affected, if children study in the foreign language. However, it is difficult to comprehend, what exactly constitutes Indian culture, considering that our country has been conquered dominated and subjugated for thousands of years, by invaders. READ

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Conspiracy of upper cast

 

The Mandal Commission has opened the eyes of the suppressed Bahujan Samaj and it is just a matter of time before the Bahujan Samaj sees through the game of the Brahmins and become masters of English. READ

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Konkani! Marathi! English!

 

Konkani, we shall continue to speak, whether we study it or not, being our mother tongue. The study of Portuguese language did not destroy Konkani neither has the study of English language, done so. If grants are released to English medium schools it would sound the death knell of Marathi, since not many parents will send their children to Marathi schools. READ

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History repeats

 

The Archdiocese of Goa is living on appearances. Its religiosity is a mask.... Our religiosity is a mere buff, our beliefs superficial. All are Catholics, but very few are Christians.READ

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Straws in the wind

 

Don’t be a cynic I am told, the tide will turn. “There will be light at the end of the tunnel”. I have waited long. READ

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Chauvinism versus Patriotism

 

That being so, why does the RSS and its sister organizations not hold camps of its patriotic swayamsevaks and call upon the army, to select from its cadre? The army should be easily able to enroll 14,000 officers from among the 25 million ‘pathetic’ swayamsevaks. Will the RSS at least now prove its patriotism and provides its cadres for recruitment into the army? It is time that the Sangh Parivar cadres display their patriotism on the Indo-Pak border! That is where the threat lies.READ

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The Maoists

 

We take pride that our democracy has survived. Rightly so. We have survived. So what? Life is not merely a matter of survival. Have we thrived? The cockroach too has survived. Two million years ! It is still a cockroach. READ

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Radharao Gracias

Radharao F.Gracias is a senior Trial Court lawyer and ex President of the South Goa Advocates Association. He is also former independent MLA of Goa. He has been an activist on issues related to Goa for more than three decades.

 

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