Monday 17 June 2019

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Cloud Atlas and Us Mining Mortals!!


Amidst the ever changing cloud-form of the atlas of human behavior two factors have remained constant throughout the history of humanity -- greed and predacity. Predacity is the destructive behavior identical to that of a predator. The endless greed for wealth and power results in mindless predacity.READ

Towards a Non-Cooperative Society!!


There is no need of two types of societies in Goa at all. It is imperative that the so called “maintenance society” be scrapped with immediate effect. Only the true Cooperative (co-partnership) Housing Society should exist in Goa as is the case with other states of India READ

A Barefoot Run


I must point out that means and the ends are one and the same. There is no duality between them. If your means are good so are your ends. History stands testimony to the fact that those who live by sword die by sword. Because Gandhi’s means were correct he could liberate this nation.READ

Shame, Shame, Mr Minister!!


Mr Minister, please do tell us why can’t your “secular” Government pass a law in the ongoing session of Goa Assembly “in the interest of the general public” imposing “reasonable restrictions” on the fundamental right of Mr Muthalik and his brigade to move freely to and throughout Goa and his Right to reside and settle in Goa?READ

Need of the hour – Good Governance


"Good Governance is central to the economic and sociocultural development of a State and the Nation. Good Governance is dependent to a large extent on the "Rule of Law".READ

Prevention is better than cure


These organisations have no right to call themselves Hindutwawadi for the simple reason that they are organizations and not individuals. They do not fulfill Veer Savarkar’s definition of Hindutwa nor do they fit in the Supreme Court’s 1995 ruling on Hindutwa. These organizations are using to Hindutwa ideology as a euphemistic effort to conceal their own communal beliefs and practices. They are using Hindutwa for vote bank politics and thus violating the 1994 Supreme Court guideline on Secularism.READ

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The write up of Dr. Mukul R Pai Raiturkar on 'Hindu' is enlightening and needs to be given wide publicity.

Francisco Lourenco |

Another hearsay.

Kishan |

Splendid write up! Most of us take easy way out and latch up on to comfy meanings. I too for long time had thouhjt the word Hindu came from the word Sindhu ie the river Indus.

Thank you, Dr Mukul Pai Raiturkar

Kalidas Sawkar |

As usual, you are making a mount Everest of a mole on the cheek of Mohamed's daughter. Take it easy.

Of course, Parrikar is wrong too in generalizing and defining the identity of all Indians. He rather speak for himself!

Ranjit |

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Dr Mukul Pai Raiturkar

Dr Mukul R Pai Raiturkar is a consultant pediatrician & neonatologist practicing in Margao. He is the co-convener of Ami Goenkar, an organisation of secular young Goans working towards a novel approach to religious-political issues of Goa. Son of veteran Goan freedom fighter Mr Ravindranath Pai Raiturkar, he exudes unshakable faith in a liberal, secular and free spirited democracy of India.


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