Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Topic: Goa

Bombay HC admits Goa govt’s plea challenging Tarun Tejpal’s acquittal in 2013 rape case

Panaji: The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court on Saturday admitted the state government's application challenging the acquittal of journalist Tarun Tejpal in...

BJP leader Pramod Sawant to continue as chief minister of Goa

In the recently-concluded state polls, BJP emerged the single largest party, winning 20 seats in the 40-member assembly.

Crowds, speeches, dancing — glimpses of AAP, BJP celebrations after assembly poll victories

While AAP charted historic victory in Punjab, BJP returned to power in UP, Uttarakhand, Goa & Manipur. ThePrint's Praveen Jain, Manisha Mondal & Suraj Singh Bisht capture the celebration.

Defections are a threat beyond election results today. Here are five ways we can fix it

With Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur election results being declared, even the slightest change can rock the boat beyond salvation.

Attempt to murder, rape, abduction: 13% candidates in Punjab, 16% in Goa declare serious charges

Out of 2,207 contesting candidates in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa, 491 have declared criminal antecedents.

Congress responsible for Sikh massacre, humiliating family of Goa’s Lata Mangeshkar, says Modi

PM Modi continued his scathing attack on Congress in Parliament for the second day, this time in Rajya Sabha. His 90-minute speech also had references to poll-bound Punjab & Goa.

‘Will always be Congress worker’: Ex-CM Rane pulls out of Goa polls amid feud with son

Six-time Goa CM Rane has never lost an election and had been representing Poriem since 1972. His daughter-in-law is fighting from the seat this time, on a BJP ticket.

Humid Goa and a dog in the ATM — How ‘Siddhi’ inspired me to start Welfare for Animals

In ‘The Book of Dog’, leading writers, from Jerry Pinto to Mark Tully and Aanchal Malhotra, write about the dogs in their lives.

UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur elections are sliding into an entertainment sport

Where are the challengers or issues like unemployment, Covid? State polls show amnesia, but we must ask bigger questions that go beyond forecasting results.

To attend parties, visit restaurants in Goa, be full vaccinated or show Covid negative report

The announcement comes a day after the Goa govt decided not to impose a night curfew in the state so that tourism isn't hampered.

On Camera


Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.