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Beer on the beach? Goa ready to dampen high spirits with hefty fines

Beer on the beach? Goa ready to dampen high spirits with hefty fines

CM Manohar Parrikar has said his government is set to impose heavy penalties on those found guilty of alcohol consumption in public.

Jul 17, 2018, 06:46 AM IST
Drinking in public places in Goa to attract hefty fine

Drinking in public places in Goa to attract hefty fine

Parrikar also lashed out at the citizens who dump flowers by wrapping them in plastic in the Mandovi river after offering them to God.

Jul 17, 2018, 00:16 AM IST
People from across India gave me strength to face trying times: Manohar Parrikar

People from across India gave me strength to face trying times: Manohar Parrikar

I am a very optimistic person. I am not pessimistic. If I decide something then I have a strong will, said Manohar Parrikar.

Jul 14, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Woman raped by taxi driver in Goa, accused held

Woman raped by taxi driver in Goa, accused held

The incident occurred last evening and the accused identified as Ravichandra Bhat (48) was arrested this morning, police added.

Jun 29, 2018, 13:08 PM IST
Heavy rains lash Goa, throw normal life out of gear

Heavy rains lash Goa, throw normal life out of gear

In the Margao city also the low lying areas were flooded, affecting the movement of vehicles and pedestrians.

Jun 20, 2018, 16:04 PM IST
Goa government directed to submit Brics food scam report

Goa government directed to submit Brics food scam report

The state government had contended before the High Court that an enquiry had already been conducted.  

Jun 20, 2018, 15:37 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar vows to continue serving people

Manohar Parrikar vows to continue serving people

Manohar Parrikar recently returned to India after receiving treatment for pancreatic cancer in the US. He had gone in March.

Jun 15, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
Former Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik dies after heart attack

Former Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik dies after heart attack

Considered a the party loyalist, Naik was elected as the member of Lok Sabha in the 1984 General Election.

Jun 09, 2018, 08:53 AM IST
Manohar Parrikar calls up journalists, discusses his health, governance

Manohar Parrikar calls up journalists, discusses his health, governance

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar is undergoing treatment at a New York hospital since March 2018.

Jun 04, 2018, 22:14 PM IST
Election defeats have hit BJP, may look for new allies: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Election defeats have hit BJP, may look for new allies: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Sunday that BJP was committed to alliance partners right from the tenure of PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Jun 03, 2018, 15:36 PM IST
IMD issues fresh warning, says cyclone Mekunu to hit coasts of Goa

IMD issues fresh warning, says cyclone Mekunu to hit coasts of Goa

Drishti Marine, an agency appointed by Goa state government for life guard duties said, "People are also not being allowed into the sea."  

May 26, 2018, 22:17 PM IST
Two arrested on charges of raping woman on Goa beach

Two arrested on charges of raping woman on Goa beach

Police have said that medical examination of the victim has confirmed rape.

May 26, 2018, 11:40 AM IST
Woman gang-raped in front of boyfriend on Goa beach

Woman gang-raped in front of boyfriend on Goa beach

A senior police officer said that the accused, yet to be identified, accosted the couple on the beach, stripped the woman, demanded money, before allegedly raping her.

May 26, 2018, 07:29 AM IST
INSV Tarini, with Navy's all-women crew, arrives in Goa after circumnavigating the globe

INSV Tarini, with Navy's all-women crew, arrives in Goa after circumnavigating the globe

INSV Tarini was led by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi. It had Lt Commanders Pratibha Jamwal and Swati P, and Lieutenants Aishwarya Boddapati, S Vijaya Devi and Payal Gupta as other members. 

May 21, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
Inspired by Karnataka, Congress leaders meet Goa Governor, stake claim to form government

Inspired by Karnataka, Congress leaders meet Goa Governor, stake claim to form government

13 Congress leaders, led by Goa in-charge Chella Kumar, met Governor Mridula Sinha and staked claim to form the government.

May 18, 2018, 14:01 PM IST
Congress in Goa, RJD in Bihar look to apply BJP's Karnataka formula to form government

Congress in Goa, RJD in Bihar look to apply BJP's Karnataka formula to form government

Both Congress and RJD have said the two were the single-largest party after elections in Goa and Bihar, respectively.

May 17, 2018, 16:09 PM IST
 In BJP, a person selling tea can also become PM: Amit Shah tells party workers in Goa

In BJP, a person selling tea can also become PM: Amit Shah tells party workers in Goa

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday asserted the party would form the next government in Karnataka.

May 14, 2018, 00:47 AM IST
Manohar Parrikar's nephew files complaint against 'attempts to defame CM'

Manohar Parrikar's nephew files complaint against 'attempts to defame CM'

Hrudaynath Shirodkar, one of the persons named in the complaint, told reporters that members of the Goa Suraksha Manch had assembled outside the venue to peacefully protest against Shah.

May 14, 2018, 00:20 AM IST
Will be back in Goa in few weeks, says Manohar Parrikar in video message

Will be back in Goa in few weeks, says Manohar Parrikar in video message

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar Parrikar is undergoing treatment at a hospital in the US.

May 13, 2018, 19:48 PM IST
Centre to develop biggest airport, after Mumbai, in Goa's Mopa

Centre to develop biggest airport, after Mumbai, in Goa's Mopa

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu had last week announced that Goa will become a logistics hub of India after a second airport becomes functional in 2020 in the state. 

May 02, 2018, 22:59 PM IST

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