If a circuit bench were to be set up in Goa – a discussion the state government wants to avoid – activists say there would be four times the number of cases that are currently before the Pune bench.
The K.R. Rao committee has only recently taken on board the views of civil society stakeholders, raising questions as to whether illegal mining and environmental issues will be properly addressed.
The information and broadcasting ministry had recently postponed a meeting of the previous preview committee, nominated when M. Venkaiah Naidu was its minister.
Goa Congress has demanded action against airport officials for allowing this breach of security regulations
If push comes to shove, tourism and allied business interests is what will dictate the BJP’s beef policy – at least in Goa.
The notification has created apprehensions in the minds of Goans, who fear that the government wants to turn everyone vegetarian, state agriculture minister Vijai Parsai said.
Subodh Kerkar is using art to spread awareness on the menace of litter in Goa.
Results of state assembly elections can have extended consequences on the composition of the Rajya Sabha.
As mining makes a comeback in Goa, people’s protests against environmental pollution and destruction of livelihoods have resurfaced in the state.
It will probably take more than 10 years for these institutes to even register on the Indian research landscape. For them to become global players will require much more.
Alleging that Mridula Sinha’s consultation with Arun Jaitley constituted a breach of constitutional norms, the opposition forced Rajya Sabha to adjourn.
In a liberal democracy that rests on the will of the people, the means to an end is as important as the end itself.
The court was responding to a plea filed by the Congress, which argued that governor Mridula Sinha’s invitation to the BJP to form government was “illegal”.
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Omar Abdullah took to Twitter to voice his opinions on the election results and said parties should move beyond criticising Modi and actually offer voters an alternative agenda.
Chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar is trailing Congress’s Dayanand Sopte in Mandrem constituency.
Ahead of the assembly election results, here’s a brief look at the electoral politics of UP, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa.
Manohar Parrikar has roped two Congressmen into the BJP whom he had accused of being corrupt in the past.
Comments by Nitin Gadkari and Amit Shah have fired up speculation on the BJP’s choice for the chief ministerial candidate for Goa.
The manifesto will include a comprehensive mobility plan for the state such as electric buses and metro rail.
A daily round-up on the human impact of demonetisation.
As elections to the state near, the hardliners think the BJP is being too soft on the church and its educational policies.
“Congress would be completely wiped out from Goa and would not win even a single seat. The straight fight is between BJP and AAP,” Kejriwal said while appealing people not to “waste” their vote by supporting Congress.
Goa’s UCC has allowed dominant castes and communities to assert their privilege and nationalism.
The water-sharing dispute has the states of Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka vying for water from the Mahadayi river.
The women and child development minister has lashed out at the environment ministry for its decision to legalise the killing of animals in animal-human conflict areas.
Public policy decisions taken by the government of India in the name of improving accessibility and quality of milk over the past four decades have systematically destroyed local systems of milk production, procurement and distribution.
A round-up of what’s happening in the worlds of gender and sexuality
At a church over three hundred years old in Margao, Goa, people assemble in the hundreds, wearing black clothes, their eyes reddened from weeping.
Dwijen Rangnekar, intellectual property law scholar and Feni aficionado, passed away on October 30
Domestic tourism numbers are up, but that comes with its own set of problems
‘There were many inquiries like this to probe the mining scam, drugs scam, casino scam, but the truth is the government did not take a single one to its logical conclusion’
Under the terms of a deal with the US Justice Department, Louis Berger International is obliged to cooperate with investigators from India provided Washington tells it to do so