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Modi-inspired khadi outfits for Goa officials every Friday

The circular was issued by Under Secretary (General Administration) Prashant Shirodkar and described khadi as a "symbol of India`s self-reliance".
 

Nitin Gadkari appointed as BJP election in-charge for Goa Assembly polls

Nitin Gadkari appointed as BJP election in-charge for Goa Assembly polls

BJP national president Amit Shah appointed Gadkari as the in-charge for Goa Assembly election, which is due next year. 

Scarlett Keeling's death caused by external forces, claims defence

Two Goans are facing trial for allegedly drugging, sexually abusing and leaving British teenager Scarlett Keeling to die on Anjuna beach in 2008.

'Arvind Kejriwal fooling people of Goa by making tall promises'

'Arvind Kejriwal fooling people of Goa by making tall promises'

The Congress in Goa on Tuesday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of trying to fool Goans by making tall promises ahead of the forthcoming state legislative assembly elections.

Tribal community members in Goa narrate their woes to Arvind Kejriwal

Memories of the 2011 tribal agitation which resulted in the death of two young activists came alive during AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal's visit to the village of Cauvrem in south Goa.

In Goa, Arvind Kejriwal says AAP has no money to fight elections

In Goa, Arvind Kejriwal says AAP has no money to fight elections

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal has said that his party does not have money to fight polls in Goa.

Did you know? Goa is home to a prehistoric site- See Pics

Did you know? Goa is home to a prehistoric site- See Pics

Usgalimal village in south Goa has prehistoric rock engravings. These petroglyphs are a splendid attraction indeed.

Monsoon weakens over Goa

During this month till yesterday, eight inches of rainfall was recorded by IMD.

Goa CM promises health scheme, assures no compromise on Mhadei

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday promised to implement the universal health scheme in the state soon and also assured that there will be no compromise in the state`s interest in the ongoing Mhadei interstate water dispute.

Mahad bridge collapse: Wreckage of second bus found

Mahad bridge collapse: Wreckage of second bus found

On Thursday, wreckage of Rajapur-Borivali MSRTC bus was retrieved approximately 170 and 200 meters from the collapsed bridge.

States' polls: Kejriwal to focus on Punjab, Ashutosh Gujarat, Sisodia Goa

States' polls: Kejriwal to focus on Punjab, Ashutosh Gujarat, Sisodia Goa

AAP is locked in a triangular contest against the BJP-SAD alliance and Congress in Punjab while it has made major splashes in Gujarat and Goa in the past few months. 

Goa CM assures impartial probe into graft charge against IGP

A local businessman on Thursday accused Garg of demanding and accepting Rs 5.5 lakh in bribe for registering a First Information Report in a cheating case.
 

Yoga to be introduced in primary schools in Goa

Yoga to be introduced in primary schools in Goa

Yoga would be taught in primary schools in Goa, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday told the Legislative Assembly.

G20, BRICS summits to top agenda on Wang Yi's India visit: China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to take part in the G20 summit to be held in China's Hangzhou city in the first week of next month.

Drugs sold outside educational institutes, need to tackle it: Goa CM Laxmikant ​Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said he has asked police to be strict in dealing with the drug menace.

Beware! Rs 10,000 for drinking in public in Goa soon

Beware! Rs 10,000 for drinking in public in Goa soon

Bombarded with complaints about drinking of alcohol on beaches, roads and highways and in public areas by tourists, the Goa government on Monday introduced a new amendment to state excise law which recommends identification of 'no alcohol consumption zones' across Goa.

Parrikar will not contest Goa assembly poll: BJP

Parrikar will not contest Goa assembly poll: BJP

BJP President Amit Shah will be kick-starting the party's campaign for the 2017 state polls.

Holidaying in Goa? Don't drink in public places from now on, govt mulls steep fines

Holidaying in Goa? Don't drink in public places from now on, govt mulls steep fines

The Goa government is likely to impose a fine of Rs 10,000 for consuming liquor in open places such as beaches, public roads, state and national highways. These places will be declared “No alcohol” zone.

Goa ATS keeping tabs on Kashmiris: CM Laxmikant Parsekar

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said that intelligence inputs indicated that Goa was an "important target for terrorism".

Mumbai-Goa highway bridge collapse: CM Fadnavis orders judicial probe, toll reaches 4

Mumbai-Goa highway bridge collapse: CM Fadnavis orders judicial probe, toll reaches 4

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devedra Fadnavis on Thursday ordered a judicial probe into the Mahad tragedy, where at least 44 people in two buses were swept away after a British-era bridge collapsed on the Mumbai-Goa Highway.