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Parrikar wants plastic cups, plates shunned

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday urged Goans to shun plastic and disposable plates.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Goa: Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar booked by ACB in DA case

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Saturday filed an FIR against Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar in disproportionate assets case.

Sep 16, 2017, 11:32 AM IST

Goa minister claims threat to life from drug mafia

The Water Resources Minister recently told a local news channel that he was being constantly stalked by someone.

Sep 13, 2017, 17:36 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar calls for meet to discuss drowning, drug abuse cases

Manohar Parrikar calls for meet to discuss drowning, drug abuse cases

The state has recently witnessed three different incidents of drowning involving four persons including two youth from a Ahmedabad based institute.

Sep 10, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Goa government mulls banning swimming in sea after sunset

The Goa tourism department is planning to enact a law to ban swimming in the sea post sunset and after consumption of alcohol, in the wake of some recent incidents of drowning along the state's

Sep 09, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

North Goa district extends ban on Muthalik

The North Goa district administration on Thursday extended the ban on Mangalore-based Hindu outfit Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik by 60 days with effect from September 6.

Sep 07, 2017, 19:38 PM IST
Rape case against Tarun Tejpal: Goa's Mapusa court to hear matter today

Rape case against Tarun Tejpal: Goa's Mapusa court to hear matter today

A sessions court in Goa's Mapusa is scheduled to resume hearing in connection with a case of rape against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal.

Sep 07, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
Manohar Parrikar wins Goa bypoll; PM Narendra Modi congratulates

Manohar Parrikar wins Goa bypoll; PM Narendra Modi congratulates

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji Assembly by-election, defeating his Congress rival Girish Chodankar.

Aug 28, 2017, 07:04 AM IST
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi at his residence

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi at his residence

Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar on Friday celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with all customs and traditions with his family and fellow party members at his old house in Parra village of Goa.

Aug 25, 2017, 22:08 PM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated in Goa

Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated in Goa

The Ganesh Chaturthi, locally known as 'Chovoth', marked the commencement of the ten-day Ganpati festival during which people will keep the idols of the God of wisdom at home and offer 'prasad' and

Aug 25, 2017, 11:34 AM IST

Army did not give adequate protection to Lt Col Purohit: Manohar Parrikar

The Indian Army did not give adequate protection to Lieutenant Shrikant Purohit, Manohar Parrikar told reporters on Thursday.

Aug 25, 2017, 00:45 AM IST
Panaji bypoll: Manohar Parrikar confident of good voter turnout

Panaji bypoll: Manohar Parrikar confident of good voter turnout

Bypoll will also be held for Valpoi assembly seat on Wednesday, where Congress rebel Vishwajit Rane is contesting on the BJP ticket against Roy Naik, the son of former state home minister Ravi Naik,

Aug 21, 2017, 19:23 PM IST
Blue Whale challenge: Goa Police issues advisory for parents

Blue Whale challenge: Goa Police issues advisory for parents

The Blue Whale challenge game is reportedly linked to the deaths of more than 100 young people around the world.

Aug 18, 2017, 09:49 AM IST
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar appeals people to make Goa free of plastic by 2020

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar appeals people to make Goa free of plastic by 2020

The chief minister also stressed on the need to improve the quality of primary education in the country and also in Goa, and said the society should join in the efforts for the same.

Aug 15, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Ban late-night parties in the state, demands Goa minister Vinod Palienkar

Ban late-night parties in the state, demands Goa minister Vinod Palienkar

Goa minister Vinod Palienkar has demanded a ban on outdoor music events, including rave parties, after two youngsters died at two separate raves in the popular beach village of Anjuna in North Goa

Aug 14, 2017, 09:52 AM IST

Congress pits Rahul Gandhi confidante against CM Manohar Parrikar in Goa bypoll

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday filed his nomination for the August 23 by-election from the Panaji Assembly seat, for which the Congress has chosen Rahul Gandhi confidante Girish

Aug 02, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar files nomination for Panaji Assembly seat

Manohar Parrikar files nomination for Panaji Assembly seat

Goa will see by-elections in two assembly constituencies on August 23.

Aug 02, 2017, 11:51 AM IST

Goa to amend State highways Act for relief to liquor vends

The Supreme Court order came into force from April 1 this year, affecting nearly 3,000 liquor outlets in the coastal state.

Aug 02, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
People drinking on beaches could be arrested: Goa government

People drinking on beaches could be arrested: Goa government

The BJP-led Goa government on Tuesday told the state legislative assembly that strict action would be taken against the people found drinking on the state beaches, and if need be, they could even be

Aug 02, 2017, 07:16 AM IST

Bypolls in Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Delhi on August 23: Election Commission

The Election Commission on Thursday announced that by-elections to fill four vancancies in Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Delhi legislative assemblies will be held on August 23.

Jul 27, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

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