Like all over India, Goans also celebrated the festival of Diwali in its distinctive way. Every small community and villages burnt the giant-size effigies of demon Narkasur to cleanse their souls and surroundings and hoped their coerced existence in slushy corrupt public life would end soon. At least that is what was fond hope of every Goan when they collectively and wholeheartedly gave reins of power to Parrikar led BJP Government in 2012.
It was a cunning move on the part of the then actual and now de facto Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to refer the issue of Dual Citizenship to Home Ministry at center. In doing so, he has converted already resolved issue into potentially explosive communal controversy for petty political gains. No wonder the dried hay […]
Kafala System is unlikely to find mention in higher middle-class drawing rooms of Indian Metros. Most of them would have just returned from their overseas sojourn in fancy western destinations having blown off sizeable foreign exchange; a small price to escape draconian Indian summer. Most often their bright offspring, being robbed rightful opportunity due to […]
Once, in rare expansive mood, Manohar Parrikar then Goa CM remarked that, he is at pains to see the long queue of Goans, outside Portuguese consulate seeking Portuguese passport. Little did he do, to halt this silent rejection by average Goans, of the state of affairs in their home land under his tutelage. At first […]