It’s election time again and as usual the Congress party in Goa implodes on itself. Nothing new and most definitely, nothing unexpected. During every election someone or the other will stand up thump their chest and roar about how he/she has been shortchanged by the party. “ I’ve done this!!! I’ve done that!!! I need … Read moreCongress Implosion
India as a democracy is one of the largest and most vibrant in existence. Of late however the four pillars on which it stands are being pounded to the point of crumbling. And that is not a good thing. No democracy can function properly if even one of the four develops a crack. The first … Read moreVerification of Vilification
Goan’s recently celebrated the season of Lent which culminated with the celebration of Easter Sunday. One of the most important event’s of this season is the celebration of the Last Supper on Maundy Thursday which has roots in the Jewish feast of the Passover in commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in ancient … Read moreGoa’s Saffron Passover
While surfing through the channels on television yesterday evening, I chanced upon coverage of the Goan assembly session and decided to take a peek at what our newly elected representatives were doing. Laughter is supposed to be the best medicine and boy, was I served a spoonful. Watching Curchorem’s pride & joy, Nilesh Cabral pluck … Read moreGoa’s Political Kohinoor!!!
I’ve always believed in calling a spade a spade and would just like to offer Dr. Hubert Gomes some advice just as I had done the last time we met prior to his candidature for the elections. I had told Dr. Gomes that he should have joined any party he choose to in order to … Read moreWhen a Root Canal turns Saffron
Dear Members of Goa Speaks, At one time, this Group was considered to be a place on the grid where Goans who wanted to contribute to our beloved state in what ever way possible could get together and discuss with other Goans having the same mindset irrespective of their location on the globe we live … Read moreThe Rapscallions amongst us