The ruling BJP on Saturday promised to turn the state capital into 'a smart city', but its manifesto for the February 13 assembly by-election is mum on the controversial issue of shifting of the off-shore casinos.
Jharkhand spinner Samar Quadri polished off Goa's tail, grabbing last four wickets quickly, to bundle out the hosts for 215 in their first innings and enforce a follow-on on the third and penultimate day of their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match here on Saturday.
Taking a cue from the "five questions" strategy adopted by the BJP to corner the AAP ahead of the February 07 Delhi polls, the Congress here on Saturday adopted this to question Goa`s BJP-led coalition government.
After former chief minister Manohar Parrikar, former union minister for environment and forests in the erstwhile UPA government Jayanthi Natarajan on Friday became the second senior politician to claim credit for the closure of Goa's tainted, multi-billon dollar iron ore mining industry.
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Monday warned people against the onslaught of certain "social diseases" in the coastal state brought in by tourists and asked citizens to exercise caution against the possible excesses of their culture.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday refused to comment over Congress' demand to tender a public apology over his statements on some former Prime Ministers compromising country's "deep assets".
Two days after the Goa health minister officially revealed the presence of suspected swine flu-afflicted patients in the state, health authorities Friday issued an advisory asking people to take basic precautions against the infection.
A 19-year-old boy was arrested in Goa Wednesday for making a hoax phone call to Delhi Police and warning of an attempt to disrupt the Republic Day parade where US President Barack Obama will be the chief guest.