Panaji: Newly inducted Goa Governor Mridula Sinha is ready with her next novel, 'Mandodari', which is a biography of the Queen Consort of Ravana, the King of Lanka.
"It is a unique
Panaji: Goa's untidy and garbage-ridden beaches would soon be a thing of the past as the state tourism department has contracted the work of cleaning the sea shore which will begin from Monday
Panaji: Noted writer and senior BJP leader Mridula Sinha was on Sunday sworn-in as Governor of Goa, following the resignation of B V Wanchoo.
Bombay High Court Chief Justice Mohit
Vijayawada: Four candidates are in the fray in Nandigama Assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh, where by-election will take place next month.
Saturday was the last day for
Panaji: The markets in Goa's mining belt have lost the festive spirit as the 10-day long Ganesh festival, the biggest religious event in Konkan, is all to commence from Friday.
Panaji: Announcing that a few more leaders will be suspended for working against the party`s interest, Goa Congress President John Fernandes on Monday claimed some "corrupt" elements were out to
Panaji: Opposition Congress today dismissed as "part of paid news," the news reports in local media regarding the sacking of its Goa unit president John Fernandes.
"I was shocked to read the
Panaji: The Goa unit of the Congress Sunday accused a local English daily of indulging in "paid news", and said a front page story on the sacking of state party president John Fernandes was "
Panaji: The Congress on Saturday accused Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of defying Prime Minister`s Narendra Modi by choosing to renew 27 iron ore mining leases, instead of auctioning them as
Goa: Commenting on the recent incidents of non BJP Chief Ministers being jeered at while sharing a dais with PM Modi, Goa Chief Minister (CM) Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday that incidents of
Panaji: Goa BJP leader Dr Wilfred Mesquita has dismissed the possibility of Goa toeing the line of Kerala, which is outlining a ban on sale and consumption of alcohol in a phased manner, saying
Panaji: Prohibition cannot come in Goa because drinking is part of Goa`s culture, BJP state vice-president Wilfred Mesquita said on Friday.
"Prohibition cannot come to Goa... because Goa`s culture
Panaji: Goa`s 90 odd open-cast iron ore mines, currently closed for nearly two years following a mining ban, could be tapped for generating hydel power, says wildlife conservationist Bittu Sahgal
Panaji: Members of various civil societies in Goa Friday demanded that reforms in the proposed Goa Police Bill need to be discussed at grassroot level including in Gram Sabhas and municipal
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who earlier on Thursday apologised for the use of word `negro` in a written reply in the Legislative Assembly, accused that senior journalist Tarun
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said that Supreme Court judges were reluctant to take up post-retirement assignments in Goa, fearing "character assassination".
Panaji: The Goa government will demand a rollback of hike in royalty rates of low grade iron ore proposed by Centre, saying profit margins of mining industry have shrunken due to a steady fall in
Panaji: The Goa government is contemplating to enact a new legislation which attracts imprisonment for those indulging in illegal construction.
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the State
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Thursday apologised for using the word "Negro" in one of the answers tabled on the floor of the House here after the alleged racist slur evoked strong
Panaji: Controversial right-wing outfit Sri Ram Sene`s chief Pramod Muthalik has alleged that the Goa government banned his organisation at the behest of drug lords and pub mafia.
"What was the
Panaji: Goa Congress on Wednesday objected to the usage of the word "negros" in the official documents by the state government to refer to the African nationals.
The written reply tabled on
Panaji: Police personnel armed with alcometers may be posted in close proximity of Goa bars to curb drunken driving, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the assembly Wednesday.
"We may have
Panaji: Alleging a "political conspiracy" against him, former Goa tourism minister Fransisco Miccky Pacheco on Wednesday claimed that the erstwhile Congress government in Goa had falsely
Panaji: After two Goa lawmakers termed Nigerians "cancer" and "wild animals", the state home ministry has referred to Africans as "Nigros" in an annexure submitted to the assembly.
Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said there are no "organised gangs" that distribute drugs in Goa.
"There are no organised gangs which specialise in distribution of drugs
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