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Goa MLA Atanasio Monserrate bought me for Rs 50 lakh from my stepmother: Minor rape victim
Goa MLA Atanasio Monserrate bought me for Rs 50 lakh from my stepmother: Minor rape victim

Monserrate has already been booked for allegedly raping the minor girl in March.

Goa MLA Babush Monseratte, booked for raping minor girl, surrenders
Goa MLA Babush Monseratte, booked for raping minor girl, surrenders

The Goa Police has arrested Atanasio Monserrate also known as Babush, who was expelled by the Congress and is now an independent legislator.

Goa opposition alleges beach cleaning scam, minister disagrees

An opposition legislator has complained to the Lokayukta that Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar was involved in a Rs 14 crore scam in awarding beach cleaning contracts to private agencies, a charge the minister has denied.

Minor alleges when she woke up, Goa MLA Atanasio Monserratte was sitting next to her naked
Minor alleges when she woke up, Goa MLA Atanasio Monserratte was sitting next to her naked

The 16-year-old girl from Nepal told the police that her step mother and another woman sold her to expelled Congress legislator Atanasio Monserratte.

Goa MLA Atanasio Monserrate booked for allegedly raping minor girl, case transferred to crime branch unit
Goa MLA Atanasio Monserrate booked for allegedly raping minor girl, case transferred to crime branch unit

Atanasio Monserrate, who represents St Cruz constituency, was expelled from Congress recently for anti-party activities.

Goa MLA Atanasio Monserrate booked for raping minor

Goa`s former education minister and unattached legislator Atanasio alias Babush Monserrate has been booked for allegedly raping a minor girl from his assembly constituency, police sources said on Wednesday.

Goa Board 12th HSSC Result 2016: Goaresults.nic.in & Gbshse.gov.in GBSHSE Class 12th HSSC Result 2016 is likely to be declared on May 10, 2016
Goa Board 12th HSSC Result 2016: Goaresults.nic.in & Gbshse.gov.in GBSHSE Class 12th HSSC Result 2016 is likely to be declared on May 10, 2016

The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education is expected to release the Goa HSSC Result 2016 on May10, 2016.

Manohar Parrikar may lead BJP's campaign for Goa 2017 polls: Tendulkar

Rubbishing media reports that Manohar Parrikar would return as Goa's Chief Minister, state BJP chief Vinay Tendulkar on Tuesday said the Defence Minister may lead the party's campaign for state Assembly polls next year.

Russian woman raped in Goa by guest house owner
Russian woman raped in Goa by guest house owner

The 25-year-old Russian woman was staying at the guest house where she was allegedly raped, Pernem police said.

Good news for 'Feni' lovers! Goa's traditional brew to get 'heritage spirit' tag
Good news for 'Feni' lovers! Goa's traditional brew to get 'heritage spirit' tag

The Goa government has decided to amend the four-decade-old excise act to give 'Feni'- a famous traditional brew - a `heritage spirit' tag.

Goa Lokayukta to be sworn-in tomorrow

Newly appointed Lokayukta of Goa Justice (retd) P K Mishra would be sworn-in tomorrow at a ceremony in Raj Bhavan.

Laxmikant Parsekar not in favour of early Goa polls

Panaji, Apr 27 (PTI) Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar is not in favour of early state Assembly polls and wishes to continue the alliance with Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) during the el

Goa set to launch seaplane rides for tourists

Goa is all set to launch seaplane and amphibian rides for tourists, a top state government official said here on Sunday.

Louis Berger bribery: Spl public prosecutor withdraws from case

The special public prosecutor representing the state in Louis Berger bribery scandal in Goa has decided to withdraw from appearing in the case.

Goa BJP rejects speculation on Parrikar's return to state
Goa BJP rejects speculation on Parrikar's return to state

The Goa BJP today ruled out that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar could return to the state politics in the wake of 2017 Assembly election.

Goa BJP dismisses speculation on Parrikar's return to state

Goa BJP today ruled out that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar could return to the state politics in the wake of 2017 Assembly election.

Goa MOI issue: BJP says no differences with RSS

 BJP in Goa today struck a conciliatory note against the backdrop of RSS' criticism on the issue of medium of instruction in elementary education, saying the differences of opinion, if any, would be resolved.

Security alert! Three Pakistani terrorists travelling in grey car may target Delhi, Mumbai, Goa
Security alert! Three Pakistani terrorists travelling in grey car may target Delhi, Mumbai, Goa

The terrorists are likely to cross the Banihal Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir later tonight.

Goa RSS chief lambastes BJP govt, Parrikar for backstabbing Goans
Goa RSS chief lambastes BJP govt, Parrikar for backstabbing Goans

In what may raise several eyebrows, Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar has criticised BJP government and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for backstabbing Goans.

Goa Congress slams CM for 'invest in state' call to defence equipment manufacturing units

Goa Congress today condemned Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar's statement welcoming defence equipment manufacturing units in the state, arguing that it would cause severe pollution and stress the existing infrastructure.

Goa BJP's vice-president heard threatening to beat up JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar; denies it
Goa BJP's vice-president heard threatening to beat up JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar; denies it

Audio footage of the BJP's Goa vice president Sanjay Harmalkar threatening to "beat up" JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar if he comes to Goa University to deliver a speech has gone viral. The BJP leader denied saying he wanted to beat up the student leader.

DefExpo 2016 begins, Manohar Parrikar unveils Defence Procurement Policy
DefExpo 2016 begins, Manohar Parrikar unveils Defence Procurement Policy

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday unveiled Defence Procurement Policy during Defence Expo India-2016.

Ex-army officer's son linked to 2008 terror incidents: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar
Ex-army officer's son linked to 2008 terror incidents: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar

 In a significant disclosure, Goa Police have said that 45-year-old chartered accountant Samir Sardana, a former army officer's son who was arrested by the state anti-terrorism squad (ATS), is allegedly linked to the 2008 terror incidents in India.

Goa government soft on drug mafia: Congress

The Congress on Saturday alleged that the Goa government was going soft on the state`s drug mafia, a day after the BJP-led coalition conceded that no action has been taken on the findings of an assembly panel on police-politician-drug mafia nexus.

BJP Mahila Morcha seeks 33% quota for women in 2017 Goa polls

Elections for Goa Legislative Assembly are due to be held in March 2017.

Common crow, fruit bats, mice, rats vermin, not peacock: Goa govt

Downplaying the controversy surrounding proposal to classify peacock and state animal Wild Bison as 'vermin', Goa government has said in the Legislative Assembly that only common crow, fruit bats, mice and rats have been declared as nuisance animals.

58 bodies lying in state-run mortuaries in Goa: Minister

State-run morgues in Goa have 58 unclaimed bodies which are yet to be disposed of as their identity could not be ascertained, state Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza informed the Legislative Assembly here.

Feni now 'heritage spirit of Goa', not country liquor

The Goa government on Wednesday classified 'Feni', a form of spirit produced exclusively in the coastal state, as "Heritage Spirit of Goa".

I had refused Vijay Mallya's birthday party invite: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said that he had once turned down an invitation by beleaguered liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya to attend his birthday celebrations in the state.

AAP to contest Goa Assembly polls in 2017
AAP to contest Goa Assembly polls in 2017

AAP has already announced to contest Punjab assembly election in February 2017.