Battle for the waterfront…

[VideoVolunteers] The meandering Chapora River, the site of pink and purple sunsets and swaying coconut trees, has become a hotbed of arguments and grievances over the past few years. Local residents of Siolim Vaddy in Goa are infuriated by the

Battle for the waterfront…

[VideoVolunteers] The meandering Chapora River, the site of pink and purple sunsets and swaying coconut trees, has become a hotbed of arguments and grievances over the past few years. Local residents of Siolim Vaddy in Goa are infuriated by the

Goa’s Mining Logjam

[Pamela D’Mello] The stage is all set for the resumption of iron ore mining in Goa after it was suspended in the state in 2012, to curb its indiscriminate and illegal mining. The Goa government’s decision to renew the mining

Goa’s Mining Logjam

[Pamela D’Mello] The stage is all set for the resumption of iron ore mining in Goa after it was suspended in the state in 2012, to curb its indiscriminate and illegal mining. The Goa government’s decision to renew the mining

Sleeping with the enemy

[Devika Sequeira] There were two notable interpretations of Monday’s result of the Panaji byelection. One, the AAP-effect bypassed Goa; two, Manohar Parrikar is still able to pull in votes, even by proxy. Panaji after all shaped Parrikar as a politician—he

Sleeping with the enemy

[Devika Sequeira] There were two notable interpretations of Monday’s result of the Panaji byelection. One, the AAP-effect bypassed Goa; two, Manohar Parrikar is still able to pull in votes, even by proxy. Panaji after all shaped Parrikar as a politician—he

How do the miners live down this shame?’

Dr Claude Alvares of the Goa Foundation spoke exclusively to DEVIKA SEQUEIRA on the new evidence to come out from the final report of the Justice MB Shah Commission of Enquiry which investigated illegal mining in Goa. Excerpts from the 

How do the miners live down this shame?’

Dr Claude Alvares of the Goa Foundation spoke exclusively to DEVIKA SEQUEIRA on the new evidence to come out from the final report of the Justice MB Shah Commission of Enquiry which investigated illegal mining in Goa. Excerpts from the 

Spinning the web

[Devika Sequeira] Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s criticism of the Goa media is perfectly valid and almost entirely true Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar apologised to journalists for his remarks last month on the media.  Confronted by reporters, photographers and correspondents wearing

Spinning the web

[Devika Sequeira] Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s criticism of the Goa media is perfectly valid and almost entirely true Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar apologised to journalists for his remarks last month on the media.  Confronted by reporters, photographers and correspondents wearing

Rule of One

[Devika Sequeira] An intriguing story has been doing the buzz in media circles here.  An ambitious new BJP minister from South Goa who accepted a gift for an official favour received a visit from a party functionary.  Acting on instructions

Rule of One

[Devika Sequeira] An intriguing story has been doing the buzz in media circles here.  An ambitious new BJP minister from South Goa who accepted a gift for an official favour received a visit from a party functionary.  Acting on instructions

An artist who brought Goa alive

[Devika Sequeira] For many, Mario de Miranda – the outstanding cartoonist who died in Loutolim on Sunday – was synonymous with Goa. Mario Miranda (1926-2011) Miranda’s pen and brush travelled the world, bringing to life the quirky side of ordinary

An artist who brought Goa alive

[Devika Sequeira] For many, Mario de Miranda – the outstanding cartoonist who died in Loutolim on Sunday – was synonymous with Goa. Mario Miranda (1926-2011) Miranda’s pen and brush travelled the world, bringing to life the quirky side of ordinary