Congress is likely to soon announce the first list of candidates for the polls slated next year.
The 15-year-old's half-naked body was found at Anjuna beach in February 2008.
A Goa court on Friday acquitted two men accused of raping and killing British schoolgirl Scarlett Keeling in 2008.
Gadkari also expressed confidence of continuining with the current alliance with the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP).
On the night of August 2, a British-era bridge constructed over Savitri river on the Mumbai-Goa highway collapsed.
Google has extended its support to the Maharashtra government to make Mumbai a 'Wifi city'.
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) leader Sudhir Dhavalikar on Monday said his party and BJP are firm to enter into an alliance for the Goa Assembly polls, slated next year.
A year after contesting the municipal elections, several leaders from then BJP-backed panel in Margao town have joined Goa Forward Party ahead of the state Assembly elections scheduled early next year.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday downplayed the issue of rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar floating a political outfit in poll-bound Goa.
The BJP on Friday announced that Union Ministers Manohar Parrikar, Nitin Gadkari and Sripad Naik will be party's star campaigner for the Goa polls, slated next year.
The Congress on Wednesday demanded immediate ban on advertisements promoting casinos in Goa, claiming that it will cast a wrong impression on the young minds.
Aam Aadmi Party today announced the first list of four candidates for the Goa Assembly elections due in March 2017.
Delhi's popular "mohalla clinics" and polyclinics will be replicated in Goa if AAP is voted to power, the party said in a statement here on Monday.
Newly-appointed Goa RSS chief, Laxman Behre, on Monday criticised Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for 'mishandling' the Medium of Instruction (MOI) issue, over which regional language crusader and former state head of Sangh Subhash Velingkar broke ranks and floated a parallel outfit recently.
The importance of coastal security became evident after the terror attacks in Mumbai in 2008, Home minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.
Konkan Railway has terminated two trains mid-journey and cancelled another following derailment of two wagons and the brake van of a goods train in Karnataka on Tuesday evening, an official said.
AAP has began ground work in Goa for the upcoming Assembly elections where they will contest all the 40 seats.
Goa Shiv Sena on Sunday alleged irregularities in vehicle registration process in Goa and bordering Puducherry where taxation is minimal.
Amid rumblings in RSS's Goa unit following the ouster of its chief Subhash Velingkar, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has arrived in the state and is likely to meet Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today.
The RSS had earlier this week sacked Subhash Velingkar, a day after the Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch of which he is a part announced the floating of a political party.
Describing BJP MLAs in Goa as 'asuras' (demons) and holding Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar responsible for the degeneration of the saffron party in the coastal state, expelled Goa RSS leader Subhash Velingkar on Thursday warned the BJP once again, that it would lose the upcoming state legislative assembly elections.
Former RSS Goa unit chief Subhash Velingkar on Thursday floated new state unit and appointed all his supporters, who had resigned from the right-wing body expressing solidarity with him, as the new office bearers.
Over 100 local RSS members and office bearers accused Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and BJP top brass of conspiring to sack Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar.
Goa RSS Chief Subhash Velingkar was sacked on Wednesday because of a language agitation he was leading -- against the BJP-led coalition government in the state -- was taking a political turn, a statement issued by the Hindu organisation said.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved redevelopment of two major berths and other barge berths at the Mormugao port in Goa on the public-private partnership (PPP) basis.
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday expressed regret over the unceremonious removal of Subhash Velingkar as the state RSS chief.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Wednesday removed its Goa chief, Subhash Welingkar, for working against the Bharatiya Janata Party state government.
Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza on Monday said he would be part of a government delegation participating in the canonisation ceremony of Mother Teresa in Vatican City, and described the Albanian missionary as a "Saint of the poor".
The Congress party in Goa on Monday alleged a communal design on part of the BJP government at the Centre and in the state with regard to the 300 per cent hike in special train fare from Goa to the Velankannni shrine in Tamil Nadu, which hosts a popular Catholic feast of "Our Lady of Good Health" on September 8.
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