Tag: Goa

Election Commission’s 2022 plan: 1,200 voters per booth, vaccinated staff only

With Covid-19 numbers on decline, the Election Commission of India will increase the number of voters per booth to 1,200 for the upcoming assembly elections...

View: With another 5 assembly elections on the cards, need to guard against two viruses, not one

Initial moves have been made for another set of assembly elections, even while the second Covid surge is not yet dead and many anticipate a...

BJP works to strengthen its social arithmetic ahead of UP assembly polls

Joining hands with smaller parties with a political base in different castes was a part of the BJP strategy as it won big in Uttar...

How taking care of children with Covid-19 poses extraordinary challenges

How do you carry your five-monthold infant to have a nasal swab taken, when you know it makes the hardiest adults recoil? How do you...

The ‘H’ in WFH can mean a hill home, highway hotel, farm hangout or even a beach hut

(This story originally appeared in on Oct 04, 2020) Just as Deepika Deepti was settling into her new role as CEO of a fashion brand,...

In Goa, it’s not just sailors who’ve changed course to stay afloat | India News

Succoro Fernandes is still surrounded by fish. Only now, the fish are dead and he’s not at sea. For five years, Fernandes worked as a...

Coronavirus Goa News: Edwin Gomes: The face of Goa’s response to novel coronavirus

Goa, on Sunday, became the first Indian state to become Covid-free. No new case of the virus has been reported since April 3, and the...

Goa: An epic battle, about to unfold, could decide the fate of virus-ravaged Goa economy

By Swansy Afonso With Goa’s fabled beaches emptied by a nationwide lockdown to fight the coronavirus, India is about to witness an epic battle at...