Goa

Upcoming Goa civic polls not to be fought on party lines: CM

After BJP's dismal performance in the recently-held zilla panchayat elections in Goa, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday said that the upcoming civic body polls will not be contested on party lines.

Opposition slams Amit Shah over communalism, special status for Goa

A day after BJP national president Amit Shah visited Goa, the opposition parties here on Friday criticised him for not commenting on the rising "communalism" in the country.

New jail in Goa to be opened on Saturday, to replace Fort Aguada

A new jail at Colvale in Goa would open on Saturday, replacing the century old Fort Aguada jail.

Rawat asks Swaraj to bat for Uttarakhand's special status

Drawing attention to the limited resources at the disposal of?Himalayan states, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday requested Union Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up with the Centre the issue of maintaining the state's special category status which helped it get generous help from the Centre in the past.

Goa govt raises aid for Din Dayal Panchayat Raj Yojana

Goa state cabinet Friday approved an increase in financial sanction from Rs 1 crore to Rs 1.5 crore under its flagship Din Dayal Panchayat Raj Yojana.

Cattle slaughter ban up to state governments: Amit Shah

It was up to the respective state BJP governments to decide on banning cattle slaughter, after taking into account the sentiments of the local population, party president Amit Shah said on Thursday.

Jain sage booked for obscenity in Goa

A trial court has ordered Goa Police to file a First Information Report (FIR) against a Jain sage for roaming naked around Margao town last month.

Goa Congress to chalk out action plan for ''drug-free'' state

 

Panaji: The Congress in Goa has constituted a five-member team to come up with an action plan for making the state `drug-free`, state unit president Luizinho Faleiro said on Wednesday.

It's a wrap for Akshay Kumar's 'Singh Is Bliing'
It's a wrap for Akshay Kumar's 'Singh Is Bliing'

'Khiladi' Akshay Kumar who has been entertaining his fans with blockbusters back to back has wrapped up the shoot for his upcoming movie 'Singh Is Bliing'.

Congress wants all development in 12 months: Naik

Rebutting Congress' criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government, Union minister Shripad Naik on Tuesday said "the opposition party wants all the development to happen in 12 months."

Fifty years not enough to alleviate poverty: Congress leader

Fifty years were not enough for the party to remove poverty from the country, Congress leader Praniti Shinde said here on Monday.

Govt gives nod to sea plane landing in Goa waters amid protest

The Goa government on Saturday went ahead with its tourism proposal amid protests by fishermen community and conducted trial of sea plane landing on Mandovi river in the heart of the state.

Goa government unveils draft IT policy

 Goa government on Saturday unveiled its draft Information Technology (IT) policy that aims to establish Goa as animation, visual effects, gaming and comics (AVGC) hub.

Govt gives nod to sea plane landing in Goa waters amid protest
Govt gives nod to sea plane landing in Goa waters amid protest

The Goa government today went ahead with its tourism proposal amid protests by fishermen community and conducted trial of sea plane landing on Mandovi river in the heart of the state.

Trial of sea plane in Goa on Saturday

The Goa tourism department will conduct trial of a nine-seater sea-plane here Friday before starting a commercial service.

Amit Shah to hold public meeting in Goa on May 28

 BJP President Amit Shah will address a public meeting in Goa on May 28 and hold a series of meetings with office bearers, legislators and ministers, a senior party functionary said on Friday.

Trial of sea-plane in Goa on Saturday
Trial of sea-plane in Goa on Saturday

The Goa tourism department will conduct trial of a nine-seater sea-plane here tomorrow before starting a commercial service.

Lara Dutta loved shooting for 'Singh Is Bliing' in Goa!
Lara Dutta loved shooting for 'Singh Is Bliing' in Goa!

Bollywood glam doll Lara Dutta, who is known for her alluring image has more than often experimented with different avatars for her movies in the past.

Probe on-the-run Goa lawmaker's Facebook photo change: Congress

The Congress has asked the police to trace convicted former Goa minister Francisco Pacheco, who has been dodging arrest for nearly a month-and-a-half, after he changed his Facebook profile photograph.