Terror suspect Sameer Sardana granted bail by Goa court

Terror suspect Sameer Sardana granted bail by Goa court

Sardana was granted bail on a personal bond of Rs 10,000, he will also have to surrender his passport.

Yashwant Sinha clarifies his remark comparing Modi govt with Indira was 'misunderstood'

Yashwant Sinha clarifies his remark comparing Modi govt with Indira was 'misunderstood'

After creating a flutter in political circle with his remark that "there is no dialogue and they (Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government) may meet the same fate as the Indira Gandhi-led Congress which was drubbed in the elections after Emergency", former finance minister and BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha on Sunday clarified that he was completely misunderstood.

Syrian overstaying in India detained in Goa

A Syrian national, allegedly overstaying in India, was picked up and detained by Goa Police from an offshore casino off Panaji late on Monday night, a senior police official said on Tuesday.

Goa lawyers to protest shifting of lower courts outside Panaji

Lawyers in Goa will sport black or white bands on their arms today to protest the shifting of lower courts from a Portuguese-era building in Panaji to a place on the city outskirts.

Drafting rules to ban casino entry of persons below 21: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today informed the state Assembly that his government is drafting rules to ban entry of persons below 21 years of age to casinos. The rules (regarding the ban) are being drafted, he said, adding, "We will notify the rules when they are finalised."

Delhi's odd-even scheme won't work in Goa: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the Delhi Government's odd-even formula for rationing road traffic cannot be replicated in the tourist state like Goa.

NCP accuses Parrikar of "interference" in Goa affairs

NCP has alleged that though former CM Parrikar is no more an elected representative of Goa, he is trying to hijack the issues here with his interference.

Woman held for assaulting cops in Goa

A woman was arrested on Thursday for allegedly manhandling a policeman and a woman constable at Panaji Police Station where she had come to lodge a complaint. 

Public money funded dinner at 2013 BJP meet: AAP

A private dinner for BJP leaders during a 2013 national executive meet here where Narendra Modi was anointed the party's face for the 2014 general elections was paid for by the state chequer, the AAP alleged on Wednesday, and sought a CAG probe into the affair.

Sahitya Akademi must ensure moral policing is curbed: Writer

The Sahitya Akademi should urge the government to ensure stringent measures to curb moral policing by "protagonists of mono-culturism", Goan Sahitya Akademi award-winner Damodar Mauzo has said.

'Language controversy may communally polarise Goa'

A brewing controversy over instruction of medium in schools, where factions backed by Goa's Roman Catholic Church and the RSS are at loggerheads, could polarise Hindu and Catholic communities, Padma Shri awardee Maria Couto has warned.

'Language controversy may communally polarise Goa'

A brewing controversy over instruction of medium in schools, where factions backed by Goa's Roman Catholic Church and the RSS are at loggerheads, could polarise Hindu and Catholic communities, Padma Shri awardee Maria Couto has warned.

Indian defence exports pegged at Rs.1,200 crore this fiscal

Indian defence exports pegged at Rs.1,200 crore this fiscal

India's defence exports could exceed Rs.1,200 crore this year, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said.

Louis Berger case: ​HC upholds anticipatory bail to Goa ex-CM

The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court on Friday upheld a lower court's order granting anticipatory bail to former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat in the Louis Berger bribery case.

Human rights violations in PoK need to be highlighted: Parrikar

Human rights violations by the Pakistani Army in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) as well as Balochistan and Sindh need to be highlighted on the global stage, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

Girl drugged, raped in Goa: Police

A 20-year-old girl from Raigad district of Maharashtra was allegedly drugged and raped by an acquaintance in North Goa's Anjuna village near here, police said on Wednesday.

Louis Berger bribery case: Goa govt moves HC against Digambar Kamat's bail

Goa government on Monday contended before the Goa bench of Bombay High Court here that the lower court erred in granting pre-arrest bail to former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat in the Louis Berger bribery case.

Louis Berger case: Alemao Churchill applies for fresh bail

Former Goa minister Churchill Alemao has filed a fresh bail application before the special court in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case.

Goa CM says no ban on Sanatan Sanstha, rejects Congress' demand

Goa CM says no ban on Sanatan Sanstha, rejects Congress' demand

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday ruled out banning right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha – a demand made by the Congress leaders of the state.

Goa govt extends ban on Sri Ram Sene chief Muthalik

The Goa government has extended the ban on controversial Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik till January 14, 2016.