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
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
The 6th of June 2011 was a very pathetic day for the people of Goa. ‘Pathetic’ because the people of the state were held to ransom by thugs belonging to the BBSM and various political parties supporting it. I call them thugs and bullies because they revel in propagating fear and violence and in all … Read moreA Ruinous Bandh
I am a fool. It’s true. Don’t snicker just yet. So are you. I bet you’re riled right now. That’s exactly what I aimed for. Now that I have your attention, I hope to deflect it in the right direction. Goa is to host the National Games in the year 2011 or at the latest … Read moreAre We Fools?
Every daily in Goa was agog on June the 7th about the release of “With an ear to the ground… Understanding the common man better” at the Maquinez Palace in Panjim. With a title like that I expected it to be the outcome of extensive research and study conducted by potential doctorates. Alas, the fact … Read moreBook of Achievements!!!
What is the value of a life? Looking at what is happening in Goa today, it seems to be zilch. Oops!!! Let me amend that ‘zilch only if you are poor and of Indian origin. Over the past decade and a half, numerous girls have met an untimely and gruesome end at the hands of … Read moreEnough of Talk! Now Walk the Walk!
I recently came across an article on the Goan employment scenario in one of our local newspapers. Most of the managers who were mentioned expressed the view that the goan youth are out to make a fast buck and nothing better than a bunch of no good idlers. This bunch is not interested in an … Read moreGoan Employment Illusion!!!