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Bina Nayak on debut novel Starfish Pickle, and why water is a strong theme in the book
Arts & Culture

Bina Nayak on debut novel Starfish Pickle, and why water is a strong theme in the book

In an interview, Nayak talks about a different version of Goa, the world of diving, why raves are like modern-day tribal gatherings, and more.

Autumn winds in Indian politics: With Congress in kamikaze mode, Didi is the one to watch
Politics

Autumn winds in Indian politics: With Congress in kamikaze mode, Didi is the one to watch

The twin challenge before Mamata Banerjee for emerging as a prima donna in the opposition firmament is to build her own national profile while enlarging the geographic footprint of her party

Former Goa CM and senior Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro to join TMC, calls Mamata 'street fighter'
Politics

Former Goa CM and senior Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro to join TMC, calls Mamata 'street fighter'

This is set to be a big blow for the Congress in the state ahead of the Assembly polls due early next year

'All About Alcohol': Goa gets museum dedicated to local drink Feni; everything you need to know
India

'All About Alcohol': Goa gets museum dedicated to local drink Feni; everything you need to know

All About Alcohol' offers visitors a look at Goa’s history and culture. People can discover how feni is made from fermented cashew apples and the way the brew is transported and consumed.

Goa 2022 polls: Arvind Kejriwal promises allowance for unemployed, 80% quota in jobs for locals
Politics

Goa 2022 polls: Arvind Kejriwal promises allowance for unemployed, 80% quota in jobs for locals

He also assured a monthly remuneration of Rs 5,000 to families dependent on the mining and tourism industries till these sectors are normalised

Assembly Polls 2022: BJP makes Dharmendra Pradhan in charge of UP, Pralhad Joshi gets Uttarakhand
Politics

Assembly Polls 2022: BJP makes Dharmendra Pradhan in charge of UP, Pralhad Joshi gets Uttarakhand

Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri and Meenakshi Lekhi have been named co-incharges for the Punjab polls along with MP Vinod Chavda

Goa rope in Shubham Ranjane, Shrikant Wagh and Eknath Kerkar for upcoming domestic cricket season
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Goa rope in Shubham Ranjane, Shrikant Wagh and Eknath Kerkar for upcoming domestic cricket season

The development was confirmed to PTI on Thursday by Goa Cricket Association (GCA) secretary Vipul Phadke.

Goa does not celebrate Independence Day on 15 August like other states; here's why
India

Goa does not celebrate Independence Day on 15 August like other states; here's why

While India attained independence from the British rule in 1947, Goa was still languishing Portuguese rule for over 450 years. Among the traders, Portuguese were the first to colonise or capture India, and the last to leave the country

Goa follows Centre's footsteps, says no patient deaths due to oxygen shortage
India

Goa follows Centre's footsteps, says no patient deaths due to oxygen shortage

Earlier the Goa health minister had said on 11 May that 26 persons had died within 24 hours at the GMCH due to oxygen shortage.

Amid outrage, Goa CM Pramod Sawant says his remarks on rape victims taken out of context
India

Amid outrage, Goa CM Pramod Sawant says his remarks on rape victims taken out of context

He also said that he was deeply pained by the incident and would ensure that the accused in the case get the “most stringent punishment under the law”.

You talkin' to me? How Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant topped teenagers' gangrape at Benaulim with two shocking self-goals
India

You talkin' to me? How Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant topped teenagers' gangrape at Benaulim with two shocking self-goals

Goa needs to attack and clean up its dark underbelly before another Scarlett Keeling murder or Benaulim gang rape hits its stunning shores

International Film Festival of India to take place in Goa on 20 November, announces IB Ministry
Entertainment

International Film Festival of India to take place in Goa on 20 November, announces IB Ministry

On the occasion of the birth centenary of the maestro of Indian cinema Satyajit Ray, the ministry said the Directorate of Films Festivals will pay tribute to him through a "Special Retrospective" at the IFFI this time.

Tarun Tejpal rape case: Remove references to complainant's identity in judgment, Bombay HC slams Goa trial court
India

Tarun Tejpal rape case: Remove references to complainant's identity in judgment, Bombay HC slams Goa trial court

The Solicitor General told the HC that the observations made in the judgement and most of the findings with regard to the prosecutrix were "astonishing"

Tarun Tejpal rape verdict: Complainant did not behave like sexual assault victim, says judge in acquittal order
India

Tarun Tejpal rape verdict: Complainant did not behave like sexual assault victim, says judge in acquittal order

The court also observed that there was no medical evidence on record to prove sexual assault due to the delay in lodging of FIR

Goa court gives benefit of doubt to Tarun Tejpal in sexual assault case, finds fault with probe
India

Goa court gives benefit of doubt to Tarun Tejpal in sexual assault case, finds fault with probe

In the 500-page order, the court has observed that the Investigating Officer (Crime Branch officer Sunita Sawant) did not conduct investigation on vital points of the eight-year-old case

Coronavirus Latest News Updates: Haryana sees 421 cases of black fungus with maximum infections reported in Gurugram
India

Coronavirus Latest News Updates: Haryana sees 421 cases of black fungus with maximum infections reported in Gurugram

Coronavirus Latest News Updates: The Haryana health minister Anil Vij said the state government has made a requisition of 12,000 injections of Amphotericin-B, used in treating black fungus, from the Central Government

Goa govt will challenge Tarun Tejpal's acquittal in 2013 rape case in HC, says Pramod Sawant
India

Goa govt will challenge Tarun Tejpal's acquittal in 2013 rape case in HC, says Pramod Sawant

The Goa chief minister said he 'personally discussed' the matter of challenging the verdict in the High Court of Bombay at Goa with the public prosecutor and the investigating officer of the case

Cyclone Tauktae weakens after landfall on Gujarat coast; navy, Coast Guard rescue 314 off Mumbai coast
India

Cyclone Tauktae weakens after landfall on Gujarat coast; navy, Coast Guard rescue 314 off Mumbai coast

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General SN Pradhan on Tuesday said that the ''worst is over'' and Cyclone Tauktae will "become a depression" by today evening

Cyclone Tauktae: Strong winds, heavy rains lash Goa; power supply disrupted across state
India

Cyclone Tauktae: Strong winds, heavy rains lash Goa; power supply disrupted across state

Goa power minister Nilesh Cabral said that the electricity department has deployed its full force for the restoration work, but strong winds made it difficult