Saturday 23 March 2019

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Watch Out. Your Fixed Deposits may be in Danger!


If the proposed FRDI Bill becomes law, your bank will be able to confiscate your fixed deposits to save itself from bankruptcy.READ

Mhadei: Much Ado about Nothing Much


For Manohar Parrikar and the BJP, Goa's so-called compromise on the sharing of Mhadei water is a political win-win-win gambit aimed at the coming Karnataka poll. His letter to Mr Yedyurappa is not worth the paper it is written on.READ

Grand Old Party's Brand New Prince


Narendra Modi may retain Gujarat, but Rahul Gandhi has won the chance to be India’s next Prime Minister READ

BJP, Cong Neck-to-Neck in Gujarat Election?


The 'ABP News-CSDS-Lokniti' pre-poll survey, done in November, says the Gujarat Assembly elections are headed for a photo finish, with both the Congress and the BJP getting 43 per cent of the vote eachREAD

Hadiya Case: Judiciary Won't Protect Fundamental Rights?


The judiciary has treated a 25-year-old citizen of India as someone without the right to choose how to live, whom to marry, or to be with her husbandREAD

Medical Practice or Malpractice?


Irrational investigations, unnecessary procedures and surgeries, as well as kickbacks ('cut practice') have completely eroded trust in doctorsREAD

No protests allowed at IFFI


Leading members of the Marathi film industry have discussed a boycott and protests at this year's IFFI. But the state government has imposed restrictions on all forms of protest in PanajiREAD

Vasco's air quality as bad as Delhi's?


Vasco's Particulate Matter (PM) levels are 'Severe' — above 500 μg/m3 for PM10 particles and above 300μg/m3 for PM2.5. This means the air in Vasco is nearly as bad as in DelhiREAD

What's India's Real Rank in the World?


India has jumped 30 spots to 100th place in the World Bank's 'Ease of Doing Business' ranking. But not everyone in India is a businessman. So let's take a look at some other rankings.READ

No Modi Jokes Please; We're 'Patriotic' Indians


Is prevention of jokes about the prime minister and exposure of the alleged sexcapades of a minister of greater priority for our police than foreign tourists being brutally beaten?READ

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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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