Goa News

Goa MLAs asked to avoid holding official meetings at home

The Goa government has issued a circular barring the MLAs from summoning government officials to their residences or personal offices for holding meetings.

Jun 23, 2017, 10:07 AM IST

CBI books IIT-Goa Director in disproportionate assets case

The CBI has booked the Director of Indian Institute of Technology-Goa, B K Mishra, for allegedly amassing Rs 1.14 crore disproportionate to his known sources of income.  

Jun 21, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

Helmets made mandatory for two-wheeler riders in Goa

 The Goa traffic police have made helmets mandatory for two-wheeler riders and pillion riders in view of the increasing accidental deaths.

Jun 21, 2017, 15:12 PM IST

Goa IMA worried about increasing cases of assault on doctors

In the past, IMA had complained against a NRI woman who had assaulted a doctor in South Goa.

Jun 20, 2017, 09:45 AM IST

Declare India a 'Hindu Rashtra': Hindu convention resolution

"Various pro-Hindu and patriotic organisations all over India and abroad are striving to establish Hindu Rashtra," Hindu Janajagruti Samiti leader Charudatt Pingale told reporters.

Jun 17, 2017, 20:33 PM IST
Sadhvi Saraswati is just a tourist unaware of Goanness: Minister Vijai Sardesai

Sadhvi Saraswati is just a tourist unaware of Goanness: Minister Vijai Sardesai

The state agriculture minister said strong action will be taken against those who try to create communal disharmony in the state with their talks.

Jun 17, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

Goa govt to write to Centre against cattle notification

The Goa government has decided to write to the Centre raising certain objections to the recent notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter, as it has created

Jun 17, 2017, 15:09 PM IST

Tarun Tejpal case: Media barred from covering proceedings until completion of trial

The Goa's Mapusa Court on Friday restricted the media from reporting proceedings of rape case accused and former Tehelka magazine editor Tarun Tejpal under Indian Penal Code (IPC) 327(3).

Jun 16, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar dons role of a teacher during visit to DIET

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar dons role of a teacher during visit to DIET

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday donned the role of a volunteer teacher at state run District Institute of Education and Training (DIET).

Jun 14, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
Goa Panchayat Election Results 2017: Calangute's Michael Lobo-backed panel wins; Manohar Parrikar says result establishes BJP is main force

Goa Panchayat Election Results 2017: Calangute's Michael Lobo-backed panel wins; Manohar Parrikar says result establishes BJP is main force

A total of 80.33 percent voters cast their ballot in the Goa village Panchayat Elections held on Sunday. 

Jun 13, 2017, 23:11 PM IST

House lessons for Goa legislators in day-long workshop

Out of total 40 legislators in the Goa Assembly, 27 participated in the day-long session yesterday which was inaugurated by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Jun 13, 2017, 10:48 AM IST

Goa BJP MLA pledges to donate his organs

Goa BJP MLA Rajesh Patnekar has pledged to donate his organs along with 80 others as a part of a campaign launched by the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

Jun 12, 2017, 12:32 PM IST

Tentative 74% turnout in Goa Panchayat polls

Addressing reporters here tonight, the state election commissioner RK Srivastava said those standing in queues till 5 pm were given a chance to cast their vote and accordingly some voters were still

Jun 11, 2017, 23:17 PM IST

Polling underway for panchayat elections in Goa

As many as 5,297 candidates are in fray for the elections and over 7.49 lakh people are eligible to cast their votes.

Jun 11, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Goa MP writes to Sushma Swaraj to help Indians stranded in Africa

Lok Sabha member from South Goa Narendra Sawaikar has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to help 14 Indians reportedly stranded on a Merchant Navy vessel at a port in Djibouti in Africa.

Jun 09, 2017, 12:33 PM IST

21 new railway stations to come up on Konkan route

Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd (KRCL) is planning to develop 21 new stations on its route and double 147-km stretch of the track.

Jun 08, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

Fish, not beef is Goa's preferred cuisine: Minister

Fish and not beef is Goa's most preferred cuisine and therefore, the Centre's notification on cattle trade will have no impact on the coastal state's tourist inflow.

Jun 08, 2017, 08:37 AM IST

Class 2 Marathi books in Goa show incomplete National Anthem

The Marathi textbook for Class II issued by Goa's Education Department carries an incomplete version of the national anthem, though a top department official said that the error may have cropped up

Jun 07, 2017, 21:41 PM IST

Marry your children into tribal families, BJP leaders told

Criticising the trend of BJP leaders taking a meal at the homes of tribal families, former Goa Chief Minister Ravi Naik on Wednesday urged them to offer their sons and daughters in marriage to

Jun 07, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

355 rescued bovines found shelter in Goa gaushala in last three years

To a query on increasing incidents of cow vigilantism in country, Parab said they feel that the best way to preserve cattle is not violence but to provide care and shelter to them.

Jun 07, 2017, 14:02 PM IST

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