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Minorities `apprehensive` about Modi becoming PM: BJP leader

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 19:22

Senior BJP leader and Goa deputy Chief Minister Francis D`Souza today said minorities continue to be "apprehensive" about Narendra Modi becoming prime minister, even as he billed BJP the "most secular" party.

`Digambar Kamat will be arrested in illegal mining case`

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 14:30

Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat will "sooner or later" be "arrested" in connection with a Rs.35,000 crore mining scam in the state, BJP vice president Wilfred Misquita said Friday.

Opposition, Facebook users slam FIR over anti-Modi post

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 10:48

Opposition parties and Facebook users in Goa are enraged after the police booked a Facebook user for making inflammatory statements against the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Tarun Tejpal seeks Goa court`s permission to meet his mother again

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 21:46

Tehelka`s founder editor Tarun Tejpal, who is in jail in a rape case, on Thursday sought permission from a court here to meet his ailing mother at his North Goa residence.

Ban Sri Ram Sene all over India: Goa Congress

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 21:06

The Goa unit of Congress today sought a ban on the right-wing organisation Sri Ram Sene throughout India including the neighbouring Karnataka where Congress is in power.

Mining upto 27.5 mn tons sustainable in Goa: Committee

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 14:48

The Supreme Court-constituted monitoring committee has said Goa can sustain extraction of iron ore to the tune 27.5 million tons annually, but has recommended 20 million tons as the permissible limit.

Manohar Parrikar gets clean chit from EC on poll code violation

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 09:51

The Election Commission`s local office has dismissed a complaint of violation of model code of conduct filed against Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar by opposition Congress.

After Alemao`s exit, Congress shuts door on defectors

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 19:32

All India Congress Committee Secretary A Chellakumar who is in Goa to participate in the Lok sabha election campaign told reporters that those who left the party won`t be re-admitted.

Congress MP uses movie dialogue to taunt Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 14:34

Shantaram Naik, Goa`s only Rajya Sabha MP, used a dialogue from Bollywood blockbuster "Sholay" to put in context, what he called, "the selective targeting" of senior BJP leaders by Narendra Modi.

BJP files paid news complaint in Goa

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 14:32

The BJP in Goa has filed a complaint against paid news with the poll authorities.