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Mining is basic pillar of economy: Parrikar

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:49

In an oblique reference to judicial intervention in matters related to environment, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said only governments should decide on the economic trajectory of the nation.

Assault case: HC upholds order on jail term to ex-Goa minister

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:51

The Bombay High Court Thursday upheld the order of a lower court sentencing legislator and former state tourism minister Miccky Pacheco to six-month imprisonment for assaulting a junior engineer of electricity department.

Shun Western culture, reiterates Goa minister

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:02

Goa`s PWD minister, who recently demanded a ban on mini-skirts and bikinis, now says his "thoughts and sanskars" will take both Goa and India to glory.

Goa: Senior Congress leaders give disciplinary panel hearing a miss

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 10:10

In an indication that they are in no hurry to fall in line and may continue with their defiance, four senior Congress leaders in Goa, facing inquiry for alleged anti-party activities during the Lok Sabha polls, did not turn up before a party disciplinary panel.

After bikinis, mini-skirts and pubs, spas in Goa on moral radar

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 14:32

After bikinis, mini-skirts and pubs, spas and salons in coastal Goa now find themselves under the scanner of the politico-moral police who are out to take the fun out of the state that is one of India`s top tourist draws for its many attractions.

Goa to get projects worth Rs 10,000 cr from Centre: Parrikar

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 11:55

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said his government expects to get projects worth Rs 10,000 crore from the Centre in the next three years.

Goa mining policy to regularise `illegal` ores: CM

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 22:47

Goa`s soon to be announced state mining policy would device means to regularise iron ore mined during 2007-2012, which was termed "illegal" by a recent Supreme Court judgement.

Excess of pub culture is not good: BJP`s Goa Mahila Morcha

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 17:12

BJP`s Goa Mahila Morcha has said "excess of pub culture is not good," days after state Cabinet minister Sudin Dhavalikar spoke against the pub culture.

First stop casinos if against pub culture: Congress to BJP

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 01:57

If pub culture was destroying Goa, then why doesn`t the BJP government in the state act against casinos too, the Congress asked Monday.

Royalty on minerals should vary as per quality: Manohar Parrikar

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 22:40

Royalty on minerals should vary as per quality: Manohar Parrikar