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The SC ruled that the Portuguese Civil Code (PCC) is applicable to Goa in many spheres/Photo: weddingsdegoa.com

Uniform Civil Code: A Shining Example

Above: The SC ruled that the Portuguese Civil Code (PCC) is applicable to Goa in many spheres/Photo: weddingsdegoa.com In an interesting judgment, the Supreme Court...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

Delhi Durbar

The French Connection Among all the wide ranging agreements signed during French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to India last week, the strategic embrace is the...
Chief minister Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar in hospital, Goa Assembly budget session cut to just 3 days

With Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who also holds the state’s finance portfolio, undergoing treatment for a pancreatic disorder at Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital, the...
Supreme Court cancels all mining and fishing leases in Goa; calls for fresh auction

Supreme Court annuls all mining and fishing leases in Goa

Top court says no more work after March 15; fresh auctions, leases have to be made with environment in mind Decreeing on a writ petition by...
Tarun-Tejpal

SC asks Goa court to initiate hearing in Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case

Above: Tarun Tejpal The Supreme Court bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao on Wednesday (December 6) asked a Goa court...
coal mining

Mining pollution hits Goa: SC hears pleas

Above: Photo courtesy www.railnews.in Sections of the state of Goa are suffering from heavy air pollution, with the spread of pulmonary diseases, because of the...
Goa prepared to implement no 100 mtrs building directive on key beaches

Goa prepared to implement no 100 mtrs building directive on key beaches

Above: Tourists at one of the beaches in Goa The National Green Tribunal (NGT) principal bench, headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar, was informed on Thursday (August 10)...
MODI: Every Citizen is a VIP

Signs of the Times

  ~By Dilip Bobb   India seems to be in perpetual battle mode. Hardly a day passes without a conflict over conflicting views or an assault on...
Explicit ads for condoms are meant to attract consumers. Photo: UNI

Condom ads: Reviving a Controversy

Last year, the government had submitted to the Supreme Court that no legislation would be introduced to ban explicit pictures on condom packets and...
Manohar Parrikar with Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkari at his oath-taking as Goa’s CM. Photo: www.BJP.org

Farcical Play

The Supreme Court refuses to accept the Congress’ plea that the governor of a state is bound to invite the single largest party in...
Goa CM-designate Manohar Parrikar (Twitter); Supreme Court (Bhavana Gaur)

How the Congress in Goa snatched defeat from the jaws of victory

The Supreme Court asked the Goa governor to conduct a floor test on March 16 after the Congress raised objections to the BJP being...
Verdict 2017

BJP crosses 300 in UP; Congress grabs Punjab

The BJP wave grew into a tsunami and threw all calculations awry. Once considered a small challenger, the saffron party emerged the biggest victor...
Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh Yadav

A despondent UP chief minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav held a press conference around 5pm on March 11. Yadav seemed to have been hit hard...
Celebrations at the BJP headquarters in Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

BJP virtually sure of 300 in UP; Congress sure of Punjab

Even as the BJP tsunami swept over Uttar Pradesh and leading in Manipur even, with Goa still in the balance as the clock struck 2:10pm on...
(L-R) PM Modi has gained personally as the demonetisation move has projected him as a decisive and strong leader; the people, despite all odds, are not yet ready to criticise Modi. Photos: UNI

Modi riding demonetisation tiger

People are going through the pain of Modi’s demonetisation move in the belief that black money will be curbed. The acid test will be...
Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi. Photo; UNI

Jan 10 deadline for govt on EC query

Election Commission seeks centre's response on Budget postponement demanded by opposition parties By Sujit Bhar The Election Commission (EC) has now acted on the appeal by...
People queuing up at a polling booth in Moradabad, UP. Photo: UNI

EC sounds poll bugle in five states

Seven phases in UP polls, two in Manipur, and a single phase for Goa, Punjab and Uttarakhand The Election Commission has announced the polling dates...
Parliamentarians and leaders from various political parties march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan against the government’s demonetization move. Photo: UNI

Is Demonetization Godsend for the Opposition?

While Modi claims that demonetization has helped the common man, his opponents are seeing this as a golden chance to attack him and increase...

Triggering Water Wars

Karnataka’s water-sharing policy raises questions of impropriety. And Cauvery is not the only river under dispute. The Mahadayi is also a point of contention,...
Muslim women hold placards in support of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board during a signature campaign in Ahmedabad.

UCC: Code of Controversy

As the center pushes for a Uniform Civil Code, it triggers a storm of protests and conflicting opinions on the timing and intent. It...
The laws that have been evolved under the Portuguese rule provide for a host of rights to women. Photo: saviocolaco.com

Uniform Civil Code: Goa Shows the Way

Many of the provisions in the Portuguese Civil Code of 1867 have been retained since it came closest to fulfilling the objectives of Article...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (left) and Lt-Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung (right). Photo: UNI

Kejriwal’s Dented Image: Will It Affect Forthcoming Polls? 

The Delhi CM’s ding-dong battle with Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung and others have often seen him vanquished. Will this have an impact on the forthcoming...
Men load a cow onto a truck in the Jantar Mantar area of New Delhi

Milking the Cow

Way back in the fifties, the Supreme Court ruled that a ban on cattle slaughter would seriously affect some occupations. But today, we are...

'Goa' - 24 News Results

The SC ruled that the Portuguese Civil Code (PCC) is applicable to Goa in many spheres/Photo: weddingsdegoa.com

Uniform Civil Code: A Shining Example

Above: The SC ruled that the Portuguese Civil Code (PCC) is applicable to Goa in many spheres/Photo: weddingsdegoa.com In an interesting judgment, the Supreme Court...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

Delhi Durbar

The French Connection Among all the wide ranging agreements signed during French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to India last week, the strategic embrace is the...
Chief minister Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar in hospital, Goa Assembly budget session cut to just 3 days

With Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who also holds the state’s finance portfolio, undergoing treatment for a pancreatic disorder at Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital, the...
Supreme Court cancels all mining and fishing leases in Goa; calls for fresh auction

Supreme Court annuls all mining and fishing leases in Goa

Top court says no more work after March 15; fresh auctions, leases have to be made with environment in mind Decreeing on a writ petition by...
Tarun-Tejpal

SC asks Goa court to initiate hearing in Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case

Above: Tarun Tejpal The Supreme Court bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao on Wednesday (December 6) asked a Goa court...
coal mining

Mining pollution hits Goa: SC hears pleas

Above: Photo courtesy www.railnews.in Sections of the state of Goa are suffering from heavy air pollution, with the spread of pulmonary diseases, because of the...
Goa prepared to implement no 100 mtrs building directive on key beaches

Goa prepared to implement no 100 mtrs building directive on key beaches

Above: Tourists at one of the beaches in Goa The National Green Tribunal (NGT) principal bench, headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar, was informed on Thursday (August 10)...
MODI: Every Citizen is a VIP

Signs of the Times

  ~By Dilip Bobb   India seems to be in perpetual battle mode. Hardly a day passes without a conflict over conflicting views or an assault on...
Explicit ads for condoms are meant to attract consumers. Photo: UNI

Condom ads: Reviving a Controversy

Last year, the government had submitted to the Supreme Court that no legislation would be introduced to ban explicit pictures on condom packets and...
Manohar Parrikar with Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkari at his oath-taking as Goa’s CM. Photo: www.BJP.org

Farcical Play

The Supreme Court refuses to accept the Congress’ plea that the governor of a state is bound to invite the single largest party in...
Goa CM-designate Manohar Parrikar (Twitter); Supreme Court (Bhavana Gaur)

How the Congress in Goa snatched defeat from the jaws of victory

The Supreme Court asked the Goa governor to conduct a floor test on March 16 after the Congress raised objections to the BJP being...
Verdict 2017

BJP crosses 300 in UP; Congress grabs Punjab

The BJP wave grew into a tsunami and threw all calculations awry. Once considered a small challenger, the saffron party emerged the biggest victor...
Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh Yadav

A despondent UP chief minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav held a press conference around 5pm on March 11. Yadav seemed to have been hit hard...
Celebrations at the BJP headquarters in Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

BJP virtually sure of 300 in UP; Congress sure of Punjab

Even as the BJP tsunami swept over Uttar Pradesh and leading in Manipur even, with Goa still in the balance as the clock struck 2:10pm on...
(L-R) PM Modi has gained personally as the demonetisation move has projected him as a decisive and strong leader; the people, despite all odds, are not yet ready to criticise Modi. Photos: UNI

Modi riding demonetisation tiger

People are going through the pain of Modi’s demonetisation move in the belief that black money will be curbed. The acid test will be...
Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi. Photo; UNI

Jan 10 deadline for govt on EC query

Election Commission seeks centre's response on Budget postponement demanded by opposition parties By Sujit Bhar The Election Commission (EC) has now acted on the appeal by...
People queuing up at a polling booth in Moradabad, UP. Photo: UNI

EC sounds poll bugle in five states

Seven phases in UP polls, two in Manipur, and a single phase for Goa, Punjab and Uttarakhand The Election Commission has announced the polling dates...
Parliamentarians and leaders from various political parties march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan against the government’s demonetization move. Photo: UNI

Is Demonetization Godsend for the Opposition?

While Modi claims that demonetization has helped the common man, his opponents are seeing this as a golden chance to attack him and increase...

Triggering Water Wars

Karnataka’s water-sharing policy raises questions of impropriety. And Cauvery is not the only river under dispute. The Mahadayi is also a point of contention,...
Muslim women hold placards in support of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board during a signature campaign in Ahmedabad.

UCC: Code of Controversy

As the center pushes for a Uniform Civil Code, it triggers a storm of protests and conflicting opinions on the timing and intent. It...
The laws that have been evolved under the Portuguese rule provide for a host of rights to women. Photo: saviocolaco.com

Uniform Civil Code: Goa Shows the Way

Many of the provisions in the Portuguese Civil Code of 1867 have been retained since it came closest to fulfilling the objectives of Article...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (left) and Lt-Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung (right). Photo: UNI

Kejriwal’s Dented Image: Will It Affect Forthcoming Polls? 

The Delhi CM’s ding-dong battle with Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung and others have often seen him vanquished. Will this have an impact on the forthcoming...
Men load a cow onto a truck in the Jantar Mantar area of New Delhi

Milking the Cow

Way back in the fifties, the Supreme Court ruled that a ban on cattle slaughter would seriously affect some occupations. But today, we are...

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