Tuesday 23 July 2019

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Goa’s ‘Tai’ and first woman CM no more

Shashikala Kakodkar, Goa’s first woman chief minister, and India’s third, expired today afternoon after brief illness. READ

When ‘educated’ villagers demolish huts of ‘deprived’ tribals… in Goa!

It was shocking. A group of hundreds of ‘educated’ villagers of Bethoda-Nirankal march to the forest and demolish 13 make-shift huts built by a nomadic tribal community – Vanarmare (monkey killers). READ

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Goa for BRICS

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India, Cambodia and Bangladesh this week during which he would take part in the Brics Summit in Goa. READ

Goa's 2 young accused cleared of killing British teenager Scarlett

Two men have been cleared of all charges over the death of 15-year-old Scarlett Keeling on a Goan beach in 2008. READ

All in the family: Goa Civil Code a model for the rest of the country?

A troubled marriage, an errant husband, and the law as her only lifeline. This has been Amarjas life for the past few months now. READ

Tawade chargesheeted, 2 Sanatan Sadhak absconding in Dabholkar murder

Three years after anti-superstition committee founder Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) charged Right-wing Sanatan Sanstha activist Virendra Tawade with conspiracy and murder of the rationalist, identifying longstanding enmity between ... READ

Scarlett's mother hopes for justice as Cong Govt not in power

Eight years after her daughter found dead in Goa, British national Fiona Mackeown says she would never dare to holiday in the coastal state again though she would love to explore rest of India as ... READ

Goa’s Civil Code shows that Uniformity does not always mean Equality

For probably the umpteenth time, there are whispers in the air that a uniform civil code (UCC) is in the offing. Occasionally, Goa’s UCC is brought up during these discussions. READ

Introduce Romi Konkani at primary level to resolve MoI issue: Wagh

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Vishnu Wagh has come out with a new theory. According to him, the Church-run primary schools shifted from Konkani to English because it was Devnagari Konkani. READ