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Proposed Port Development in Goa Threatens to Wipe out Fishing Communities

 
/ October 3, 2018

Sagarmala, a project designed to modernise India’s ports, threatens to wipe out the livelihoods of fisherfolk in Goa.

ARTICLE 17: Our First Call to the National Commission of Scheduled Castes

 
/ March 7, 2017

ARTICLE 17 is a campaign launched by Video Volunteers on April 14th, 2012, to urge the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, to prosecute cases of untouchability.

Let our love abide: Bismarque Dias

 
/ December 10, 2015

“Be Kind, Live Kind…together we can make a difference.” This video is a tribute to Bismarque Dias, his fiery spirit, and his unending love for his Mother, Goa. In his early days, Bismarque spent his time as a priest inspiring young people across Goa to voice their opinions and concerns....

Is India really Independent?

 
/ August 15, 2015

“Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge… At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” – Jawaharlal Nehru On 15th August 2015, India celebrates 69th year of...

Abhay Deol at the closing ceremony of the largest community media gathering of India

 
/ October 6, 2015

The largest community media gathering of grassroots video journalists came to a close on Oct. 4, in Candolim, Goa. Actor Abhay Deol was at the ceremony, where he watched videos made by community video correspondents from around India. Later, when he fielded questions from Video Volunteers’ correspondents, he was put in a unique...

Court issues interim stay order on golf course

 
/ July 31, 2015

While this interim stay has brought much needed relief to the residents of Tiracol, the Court’s additional ruling allows Leading Hotels Ltd. to build two model villas in an area of little over 700 square metres, with a clear specification that “the nature of the land was not to be...

Siolim Locals Infuriated By Teso Waterfront’s Blatant Legal Violations

 
/ March 21, 2015

The meandering Chapora River, the site of pink and purple sunsets and swaying coconut trees, has become a hotbed of arguments and grievances over the past few years. Local residents of Siolim Vaddy in Goa are infuriated by the multiple inconveniences being caused by Teso Waterfront, a river facing resort...

Clean Up Goa: Community wields Camera for Change

 
/ March 25, 2014

Most commonly identified as one of India’s top holiday destinations, Goa comes complete with its sun-and-sand picturesque world & susegad life. However, there is another side to Goa, a side that often remains forgotten by a world lulled by the hot sun & potent psychedelia of Goa. Sulochana has been...