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Won't tolerate moral policing, no plans to disallow bikinis on beaches Parrikar

Jul 30, 2014

Won't tolerate moral policing, no plans to disallow bikinis on beaches Parrikar

Weeks after his minister kicked up a row with his comment that bikinis should be banned, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the government's policy on dress code at beaches remains unchanged and that any moral policing in the tourist destination would not be tolerated. #Politics #NewsTracker #Goa #Manohar Parrikar #Sri Ram Sene #Sudin Dhavalikar #Pramod Muthalik #Alexio Reginaldo Lourenco
Everything's Right in Goa Hardline Hindutva on rise in India's party capital

Jul 29, 2014

Everything's Right in Goa Hardline Hindutva on rise in India's party capital

Never has Goa, otherwise known politically for its trademark, but bizarre, petty defections and musical chair-like ousting of chief ministers, inspired national headlines for two days straight for hardline politics and communally coloured news, like it has in the last two months. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Goa #Hindutva #NCP
Hindu nation remark Goa deputy CM Francis D'Souza apologises

Jul 28, 2014

Hindu nation remark Goa deputy CM Francis D'Souza apologises

Goa's Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza on Monday apologized for his comment that India was already a Hindu nation, saying he had no intention of hurting anyone's feelings. #Politics #India #BJP #Goa #Francis D'Souza #Hindu state
Modi faces flak for silence over 'anti-Muslim' incidents

Jul 28, 2014

Modi faces flak for silence over 'anti-Muslim' incidents

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing criticism for remaining silent about incidents deemed anti-Muslim in the past week, underscoring fears that his Hindu nationalist followers will upset religious relations in the multi-faith nation. #Politics #Uttar Pradesh #India #Gujarat #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Ayodhya #Sania Mirza #Goa #Shiv Sena #Telangana #NDA
India is a Hindu nation, I'm a Christian-Hindu Goa Dy CM Francis D'Souza

Jul 25, 2014

India is a Hindu nation, I'm a Christian-Hindu Goa Dy CM Francis D'Souza

India is already a Hindu nation and "all Indians in Hindustan are Hindus," Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza said on Friday. #Politics #India #BJP #NewsTracker #Goa #Francis D'Souza #Hindustan #Deepak Dhavalikar

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How the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case has affected Tehelka

Nov 27, 2013

How the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case has affected Tehelka

Here are five things we can understand from the scandal surrounding the former editor in chief of Tehelka. #India #Media #BJP #Twitter #InMyOpinion #Goa #Rape #LK Advani #Sexual harassment #Tarun Tejpal #Tehelka #sexual assault #Goa Police #Shoma Chaudhury
Going to Goa with an elephant on my back

Sep 03, 2011

Going to Goa with an elephant on my back

An NRI heads to Goa and finds himself stuck between scary tattooed Russian mobsters and obnoxious NRI families in the pool of the five star hotel. #Goa #WanderingI #Hippie #Feni #Morjim #shacks #Bali #NotJobsButPassion

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Going to Goa with an elephant on my back

Jul 25, 2014

Benefits cheat Karen Trant who claimed she couldn't leave the house alone was living in GOA

Welfare cheat Karen Trant, pictured, who underwent several cosmetic procedures while spending six months in Goa, was today jailed for 27 months at Plymouth Crown Court...
Going to Goa with an elephant on my back

Jul 03, 2014

Indian minister: 'Women should not wear bikinis on the beach in Goa'

Goa's public works minister said wearing bikinis 'attract's sexual harassment and added that 'scantily dressed' women shouldn't be allowed in pubs...
Going to Goa with an elephant on my back

Jul 02, 2014

Bikinis to blame for sex crimes on Goa's beaches, says minister

Sudin Dhavalikar prompts outrage after he calls for ban and for women not to wear short skirts in bars A minister in the Indian state of Goa has warned women against wearing bikinis on beaches or visiting bars wearing short skirts, saying it is again... #Goa #India