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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

Goa Congress demands CBI probe of attacks on religious structures

At least nine holy crosses and a temple have been vandalised by unidentified persons in South Goa district since July 1.

Jul 10, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

MGP to support BJP candidate during upcoming RS poll, bypolls

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), an alliance partner in the Goa government, will support BJP candidate during the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls.

Jul 08, 2017, 20:29 PM IST

11 tourists held for assaulting cops on Calangute beach in Goa

Two constables of the Goa Police were allegedly assaulted by a group of tourists on the famous Calangute beach.

Jul 05, 2017, 10:59 AM IST

Rains: Goa suffers deficit in June; farmers upbeat over pattern

The monsoon which arrived in the first week of June a little behind schedule, was weak during the month with Met department recording 11 per cent deficit compared to the last year.

Jul 03, 2017, 11:48 AM IST
Amit Shah visits waste treatment plant in Goa

Amit Shah visits waste treatment plant in Goa

The plant, operated by Hindustan Waste Treatment Pvt Ltd, treats around 120 tonnes of garbage every day.

Jul 02, 2017, 18:05 PM IST

Two Catholic crosses desecrated, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar assures action

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that strong action will be taken against those responsible for the desecration of two places of Catholic worship in south Goa`s Salcete sub

Jul 02, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

PM Modi visited fewer foreign countries than Manmohan Singh: Amit Shah

Amit Shah on Sunday said PM Modi in his three years in office has visited fewer foreign nations than Manmohan Singh.

Jul 02, 2017, 13:36 PM IST

Beef ban in Goa predates BJP rule: Amit Shah

"As far as the issue of beef ban is concerned, it is not the BJP which has imposed that. There is already prohibition on slaughter of cows in Goa (gau hatya bandi)," he said.

Jul 01, 2017, 23:11 PM IST
Amit Shah meets coalition partners in Goa govt

Amit Shah meets coalition partners in Goa govt

 BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday met coalition partners in the Manohar Parrikar-led Goa government and party legislators over lunch here.

Jul 01, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Goa govt scraps scheme giving free voice calls, data to youth

The scheme was launched by former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar last year in December, under which nearly 32,000 people availed the benefit so far.

Jul 01, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Amit Shah arrives in Goa on two-day visit

 BJP chief Amit Shah arrived in Goa on Saturday on a two-day visit where he is scheduled to meet senior party officials to draw up a strategy for the 2019 general elections.

Jul 01, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

Iron ore trader arrested in Goa mining scam

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa crime branch has arrested an iron ore trader in connection with a multi-crore mining scam.

Jun 30, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

Lynchings, beef-ban not to figure in talks with Shah: Goa BJP

Issues like lynching and beef ban would not be discussed with BJP national president Amit Shah when he visits Goa on July 1-2.

Jun 28, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

We worship 'gau mata', won't tolerate insult: Goa Minister

A cabinet minister in the BJP-led coalition government, who has in the past demanded a ban on bikinis in Goa, has warned that no untoward incident against "gau mata" will be tolerated in the state.

Jun 28, 2017, 15:37 PM IST
Will not sit quite if cows are harmed, warns MGP leader

Will not sit quite if cows are harmed, warns MGP leader

Goa Transport Minister and MGP leader Sudin Dhavalikar today said his party, a partner in the BJP-led government in the state, will not keep quiet if cows are harmed.

Jun 28, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

BJP president Amit Shah to visit Goa on July 1

This would be Shah's second trip to Goa after the BJP-led government came to power in the state following the Assembly elections held in February this year.  

Jun 25, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

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