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After KSRTC strike, Karnataka bandh called on July 30 over Mahadayi river water verdict

After KSRTC strike, Karnataka bandh called on July 30 over Mahadayi river water verdict

Karnataka is in dispute with neighbouring Goa over sharing of the Mahadayi river's water to meet the drinking water needs of people in the state's northern region.

Goa minister uses racial slur for an African, apologises

Goa`s Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar on Wednesday used a Konkani racial slur, "khapri" for an African national, before quickly apologising and later addressing him as a "black person".

Assembly elections: AAP to release 'Dalit Manifestos' in Punjab, Gujarat, Goa

Assembly elections: AAP to release 'Dalit Manifestos' in Punjab, Gujarat, Goa

At a time assaults on Dalits have turned into a political hot potato, the Aam Aadmi Party has decided to launch 'Dalit Manifestos' in poll-bound Punjab, Goa and Gujarat to "expose the anti-Dalit and Manuwadi" side of BJP.

Goa CM orders enquiry over criminal's ''murder'' in prison

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday took suo motu cognizance of the incident of the alleged murder of a criminal in Colvale Jail in north Goa and ordered a Sub Divisional Magistrate enquiry into the incident.Parsekar took the floor just before the beginning of question hour in the Assembly and made the announcement.

Criminal stabbed to death in Goa prison

A history sheeter, Ashpak Bengre, was stabbed to death in Goa`s Colvale prison on Tuesday while being taken to a court, Inspector General of Prisons Elvis Gomes said.

Goa tourism may scale down tender price for beach cleaning

Amid mounting pressure of the opposition and the complaints filed in Lokayukta, Goa tourism department today said it is mulling to scale down the price of the controversial beach cleanliness contract.

Kejriwal to visit Goa again next month

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal will again visit Goa in the first week of August during which he is expected to meet a cross section of society including farmers.

Goa polls: Sardesai questions Cong's seriousness for alliance

Taking a dig at opposition Congress for not taking a stand on alliance with like-minded parties for Goa polls due next year, Independent legislator Vijai Sardesai today questioned the party's seriousness on getting rid of ruling BJP.

Premier Futsal: Ronaldinho guides Goa to a 7-2 romp over Bengaluru with a fabulous fifer

Premier Futsal: Ronaldinho guides Goa to a 7-2 romp over Bengaluru with a fabulous fifer

Yet another Indian player made the scoresheet with Marshall making it 5-2 moments later tapping the ball from a yard out after Vampeta's shot.

Delhi saved over Rs 350 crore on 5 flyovers: CM Arvind Kejriwal in 'Talk to AK'

Delhi saved over Rs 350 crore on 5 flyovers: CM Arvind Kejriwal in 'Talk to AK'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that the government has saved over Rs 350 crore in building five flyovers across the national capital since the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) took charge in February 2015.

French woman kills minor adopted daughter, slits own throat in Goa — Know what happened

French woman kills minor adopted daughter, slits own throat in Goa — Know what happened

In an incident, a French woman allegedly committed suicide by slitting her throat and that of a minor adopted daughter.

Goa okays grant scheme for students of local language schools

Goa government on Monday approved a scheme providing a special grant of Rs 400 per student every month to aided primary schools having Konkani and Marathi as Medium of Instruction (MoI), Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said here today.

Manohar Parrikar visits AAP leader's house, Congress finds it fishy

Manohar Parrikar visits AAP leader's house, Congress finds it fishy

The Goa assembly elections expected to be held in early 2017 are likely to be hotly contested by the ruling BJP, the Congress and the AAP.

Celebrating Portugal's Euro victory, man garlands Hindu deity statue with cross; arrested

Celebrating Portugal's Euro victory, man garlands Hindu deity statue with cross; arrested

A fan of Portugal's football team was arrested on Tuesday in a south Goa village on charge of garlanding a local Hindu deity's statue with a cross while celebrating Portugal's victory over France in the Euro Cup finals.

AAP volunteers hold sit-in outside Secretariat

AAP Goa volunteers today held a sit-in outside the State Secretariat after they were denied meeting with Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar.

Infighting in Goa Congress over pre-poll alliance

Goa Congress leaders are engaged in a war of words over the issue of pre-poll alliance with like-minded parties for the state Assembly elections due next year.

J&K violence: Congress takes swipe at Parrikar for being in Goa

Parrikar should have been at the command centre monitoring the action in Kashmir, a Congress spokesperson said.

Monsoon rains to cover entire India in next 48 hours: Weather office

Monsoon rains to cover entire India in next 48 hours: Weather office

Monsoon rains will cover the whole of India in the next 48 hours, the country`s weather office said on Monday, boosting hopes of a rise in farm output and incomes after two straight years of drought.

I'll remain in Congress if it ties up with like-minded forces: Rane

Congress is facing a rebellion as senior leader Vishwajit Rane has threatened to quit the party.

Can't shift casino vessels from river Mandovi abruptly: CM

He was responding to query on protest against casino Delt in Caravela.