Goa News

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

Another desecration incident in Goa

The incident at a cemetery at Marcaim village in North Goa district, where 12 gravestones were found to be damaged, came to light on Monday.

Jul 26, 2017, 14:11 PM IST

High-end ropeway project in Goa to promote tourism

The project aimed at promoting adventure and high-end tourism in the state is estimated to cost approximately Rs 157 crore.

Jul 25, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

Man stabbed to death by friend at Calangute beach in Goa

A West Bengal resident was stabbed to death by his own friend at Calangute beach here Thursday night, police said.

Jul 21, 2017, 12:51 PM IST

Manohar Parrikar takes dig at Congress over cross-voting

Kovind polled 500 votes as compared to 220 polled by Meira Kumar in Goa, with the former garnering 69.4 per cent of the votes.

Jul 20, 2017, 20:39 PM IST

State chiefs of BJP, Congress in fray for Rajya Sabha election in Goa

There would be a straight fight as Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar and state Congress chief Shantaram Naik are the only two candidates who have filed nominations.  

Jul 20, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
Goa University Results: Bachelor of Pharmacy First to Eighth Semester Result 2017 announced

Goa University Results: Bachelor of Pharmacy First to Eighth Semester Result 2017 announced

The Goa University has announced Bachelor of Pharmacy Semester Results 2017.

Jul 20, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
Sadhvi's ''hang beef-eaters'' remark has no religious issue: Manohar Parrikar

Sadhvi's ''hang beef-eaters'' remark has no religious issue: Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday told the state Assembly that Sadhvi Saraswati`s controversial speech in Goa last month, where she said that beef-eaters should be hanged in public,

Jul 19, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
Goa desecration cases: Francis Pereira was brainwashed by Israeli inmates in jail, says Manohar Parrikar

Goa desecration cases: Francis Pereira was brainwashed by Israeli inmates in jail, says Manohar Parrikar

The Cross in at least 12 places and a temple have been vandalised in south Goa district since July 1.

Jul 19, 2017, 15:49 PM IST

Goa female dentists get extortion threats signed off by 'Abu Zarqawi'

IS founder Abu Musab al-Zarqawi may have been killed in 2006, but extortion letters signed off with the dreaded terrorist`s name have come back to haunt female dentists in the tony Calangute-

Jul 18, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
Heavy rainfall predicted in Goa in next two days, fishermen advised to not venture into sea

Heavy rainfall predicted in Goa in next two days, fishermen advised to not venture into sea

The Indian Meteorological department announced on Friday that southern coastal state Goa is expected to witness heavy rainfall in the next two days and asked the fishermen to not venture into the

Jul 14, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Goa minister suggests shifting off shore casinos on the land

Vijai Sardesai is the leader of Goa Forward Party, which is one of the alliance partners in the BJP-led state government.

Jul 14, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Goa woman, locked in room for 15 years without clothes by family, rescued; case registered

Goa woman, locked in room for 15 years without clothes by family, rescued; case registered

A 50-year-old woman, who was locked in a room in her parents' house for at least 15 years for her abnormal behaviour in North Goa's Candolim village, has been rescued, said reports on Wednesday.

Jul 12, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

Goa BJP, Congress Presidents file nomination papers for RS poll

Goa BJP and Congress Presidents Vinay Tendulkar and Shantaram Naik, respectively, filed their nomination papers on Tuesday for the upcoming Rajya Sabha election.

Jul 11, 2017, 17:51 PM IST

Congress Shantaram Naik files papers for Rajya Sabha poll in Goa

Pitted against BJP's state chief Vinay Tendulkar, Naik expressed confidence of winning the election with the "support of like-minded secular forces."  

Jul 11, 2017, 15:06 PM IST

Schools in Goa told to reschedule term exams for FIFA matches

In the wake of upcoming U-17 FIFA world cup matches being played in Goa, the State Education department has asked schools to reschedule their first terminal examinations before October 7.

Jul 11, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

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