Denial of Democracy

Democracy is said to have brought self-determination to the people. The will of the people is understood to be paramount for an active running of any democracy.  Today paradoxically, there is a denial of democracy in the name of democracy. The will of the people has become insignificant as our political leaders and their parties appear to bow down...

Whose Konkani is Dying?

The MIO imbroglio seems to be animated by a fascistic investment of social energies at least on the part of those that are denying the rightful freedom of the parents to choose the medium of instruction for their children.  What we have on both sides of the divide is an effect/affect of libidinal energies.  One side seems to be...

Few Thoughts on New Education Policy

There are several good things in the New Education Policy (NEP). Trust of education is integral education and national integration intending to actualize the potentials of our students and is highly flexible to accommodate it all. Its strengths are laudable. But there are ambiguities and loose ends that are confusing and disturbing. Few concerns: 1. The medium of instruction....

GREETINGS

Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.

- Fr Victor Ferrao