Stories

When the hand of God strums a guitar

By Ashley do Rosario | 15/11/2012
Perhaps the invisible hand of God has begun strumming a guitar somewhere in some corner of this tropical paradise. Because

WHEN IT’S FOOD, THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A PLAIN JAIN

By Gauri Gharpure | 15/11/2012
If you think vegetarians have a tough time navigating through the streets of Goa, where prawns twitch their antennas in sa

Diwali finds home in Goa’s Christian abodes

By Gauri Gharpure | 15/11/2012
The room is small and on a yellow wall hangs a crucifix. Beside a small table carpeted by colourful papers, generic two te

Getting cozy with garbage

By Anzil Fernandes | 15/11/2012
In a village known for priests, footballers and sailors, Michael Beny Da’Costa doesn’t mind being called ‘garbage ma

Pirates of the Arabian By Anzil Fernandes | 08/11/2012

The quiet of the sea is broken by an ear-piercing shriek as the ship’s wooden planks grate angrily and then splinter,

Life after 36 steel pellets in the skull! By Ashley do Rosario |

Some politicians are known to have thick skins. But there are others like Dilkush Dessai, treatment a twice-elected legi

Ever dined near a ‘bikini-killer’? By Gauri Gharpure |

When was the last time you dined within shouting distance of a ‘bikini-killer’? With a 44 year-old legacy, O’ Coqu

Persian beauty guards lives at Goa beach By Gauri Gharpure |

Her green eyes sparkle under shapely brown eyebrows. Her arms are sunburnt but still unusually fair. She stretches her f

Bugle of Indian independence blared first in Goa village? By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar |

The monsoon rains raged around the Catholic priests setting up their tent in Cuncolim, the rural heart of Hindu Goa. The

Requiem for brass bands By Ashley do Rosario |

Brass bands hold a beloved place in the Goan heart – for Catholic funerals, order for village feasts, for carnivals of
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