Tuesday 20 October 2020

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed

Politics | Lok Sabha '98

BJP likely to win Belgaum seat

The ruling Janata Dal may lose the traditional Congress seat of Belgaum once again to its predecessors or the Bharatiya Janata Party, thanks to total chaos among the local JD cadres. READ

Fund crunch a major hurdle

Fund crunch seems to have affected a tiny state of Goa, having only two constituencies, despite the official figure of election expenses here has been raised from Rs 1.90 lakh to Rs eight lakh. The ... READ

'Selfless Vajpayee should be the PM'

First person account by Ramanand Prabhu, 36, Bus Conductor, Canacona, Goa. READ

BJP demands apology from Cong for retaining Goa's colonial rule

Taking a dig into Indian history, the Bharatiya Janata Party has now demanded an unique apology from the Congress, which targets country’s first prime minister - Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. It’s obviously his granddaughter-in-law Sonia Gandhi, ... READ

Khalap-Alemao's fate hanging fire

The fate of both the regional party leaders and sitting MPs in Goa - union law minister Ramakant Khalap and strongman Churchill Alemao - is still hanging fire. But elections may strengthen their base, eyeing ... READ

I will remain with UF as long as UF remains : Khalap

Adv Ramakant Khalap, the sole MP of the Goa-based Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, entered the Parliament for the first time in 1996 and became the union minister of state for law and justice, with an independent ... READ

Lata Mangeshkar's appeal to elect good people

"Do not get involved in linguistics and other petty local squabbles at this stage. Think of national situation and elect good people to rule us". The appeal has been made by nightingale of India Lata ... READ

'Slavery is the prime issue before the country'

First person account by Dr Claude Alvares, Journalist-cum-Environmentalist READ

'Give me a house, I will vote'

First person account by Satyawan Nipanikar, 42, Shoe-shine boy, Panaji, Goa. READ

UF reluctant to divulge Bofors info

Forget disclosing the names of those involved in the infamous Bofors pay off scandal, the United Front government is not ready to divulge even the government findings into it, until the chargesheet is filed, due ... READ