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Filter rogue whistle-blowers, Parrikar asks media

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 16:19

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday asked the media to filter out rogue whistle-blowers from stories, while warning of a probe and a legislation against activists and NGOs indulging in blackmail.

Vir Das plays intense role in `Jaane Kyon`

Vir Das plays intense role in `Jaane Kyon`

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 16:05

Stand-up comedian Vir Das is ditching his funnyman image for a serious role in the upcoming film `Jaane Kyon`, based on the riots of 1984.

Goa deputy CM apologises for Hindu nation remark

Goa deputy CM apologises for Hindu nation remark

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:23

Goa`s Deputy Chief Minister Francis D`Souza Monday apologized for his comment that India was already a Hindu nation.

Goa tries counselling to deal with student stress, suicides

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:08

Educational pressures, fear of failure, emotional problems and social inequalities were pushing a growing number of students in Goa towards substance abuse, gambling and even suicides, according to a top education official.

Goa Youth Congress chief accuses top party officials of harassing her

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 18:24

Goa Youth Congress president Valanka Alemao, suspended for indiscipline Saturday, Sunday accused top party officials of harassment and AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh of coercing her to quit the post.

Goa school`s stand-off on HIV students drags

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:48

The media circus has moved on from South Goa`s Fatima High School, but the standoff between the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and the school management over the status of 23 students, all of them orphans and suspected by the parents of being HIV+ve, continues.

Suspended Goa Youth Congress president alleges `harassment`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 19:24

Valanka Alemao, who was yesterday suspended as the chief of Goa Youth Congress, on Saturday alleged that she was "tortured and harassed" by the party officials who wanted her to resign.

Shilpa Shetty recollects Goan escapade with Raj

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 16:42

Shilpa Shetty, whose Satyug Gold company has partnered with the Goa Wedding Show 2014, which she and her husband Raj Kundra are endorsing, says she has fond memories of the state.

Congress seeks dismissal of two Goa ministers

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:26

The Congress Saturday demanded the dismissal of Goa cabinet minister Deepak Dhavalikar and Deputy Chief Minister Francis D`Souza for making "unconstitutional" remarks about India as a Hindu nation.

India is a Hindu nation, I`m a `Hindu Christian`: Goa Dy CM Francis D`Souza

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 14:14

In comments that may trigger a controversy, senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Goa Francis D`Souza, Friday, said that India is Hindu nation and he considers himself a `Christian Hindu`.

Girls not safe on UP roads after sunset, says Goa CM

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 00:49

In potentially controversial remarks, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said girls would "disappear" if they walk on the roads in Uttar Pradesh in the evening and invoked legendary Bhagat Singh to justify foreign study trips by his cabinet colleagues.

Petrol, diesel rates to go up in Goa from next month

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 00:48

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday announced that petrol and diesel rates would be hiked by Rs 2 and Re 1, respectively from August 1 in the state.