You might be surprised by the headline. But it is not what we as Goans need to do; wage a war against garbage and the authorities who cannot get about setting the garbage issue right in the state either through information or action.
Category: Edit Corner
Having known and interacted with you at different levels in the past two years, I have come to believe that in comparison to most Goan politicians I have met, you certainly are the most intelligent, determined and dedicated; more importantly you came across as man so committed to a cause – that being the betterment of Goa; and working towards Zero-Corruption had always been your mantra even in your previous stint as Chief Minister, you tried to work towards it, but, you could only manage some success.
Death is always a tragedy, more so, for a family. And death by suicide is more tragic because it leaves a lot of unanswered questions and puts the family under tremendous burden for the rest of their life finding out the answer to ‘why’.
I am not going to jump to any conclusion on the reasons behind which the Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar stated in the House of the Assembly ‘That there in no illegal mining in Goa but illegal extraction of ore.’
Over the last three weeks the tussle between Manohar (Babu) Azgaonkar and Pratima Coutinho has been making amusing reading. And strangely this entire episode has got nothing to do with Babu’s concern for the vendors, instead it has to do with the MMC vice-chairperson, Coutinho not clearing his file on some illegal structural changes that he wants done at his MMC allotted shop.