Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Thursday apologised for using the word "Negro" in one of the answers tabled on the floor of the House here after the alleged racist slur evoked strong reactions from the members.
Goa government on Wednesday said that all the off shore casinos would be shifted out of Mandovi river here by December 2015 and the operators had given undertakings to the government during renewal of their licences.
Goa government will complete inquiry by March next year against officials of Goa Cricket Association (GCA) allegedly embroiled in major financial irregularities, state Legislative Assembly was told Tuesday.
In what may provide relief to mine owners, Goa government Friday said the encroachment outside the mining leases is just 9.2 hectare and not whopping 578 hectare, as pointed out by Justice M B Shah Commission.
Sixteen corruption cases were filed with the vigilance department in Goa in the last one-and-half year, including against two former chief ministers for their alleged involvement in illegal mining scam, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.
the Goa Assembly Speaker on Monday demanded a probe into the incident of tourist taxi operators allegedly storming into the office of an MLA and said the matter will be handed over to the Privilege Committee.
Goa has registered over four per cent growth in tourist arrivals during 2012, breaking the lull prevalent for last six years, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar informed the State Legislative Assembly on Monday.
Leader of Opposition in Goa Assembly Pratapsingh Rane today cautioned the state government of facing "West Bengal-like financial crisis" considering the escalating borrowings from the open market at higher rates.