Goa news

Ammonia gas leakage in Goa's Vasco city; village evacuated, two hospitalised

Ammonia gas leakage has been reported in Goa's Vasco city on Friday.

Jan 19, 2018, 08:04 AM IST

Goa Panchayat Election Results 2017: Calangute's Michael Lobo-backed panel wins; Manohar Parrikar says result establishes BJP is main force

A total of 80.33 percent voters cast their ballot in the Goa village Panchayat Elections held on Sunday. 

Jun 13, 2017, 23:11 PM IST

Tejas Express set to make journey from Mumbai to Goa; Suresh Prabhu inspects high-speed premium train

The first of the Tejas brand of trains, equipped with modern facilities, will run from Mumbai to Goa on May 22.

May 20, 2017, 11:32 AM IST

Onlookers watching a man trying to commit suicide fall into river as bridge collapses in Goa; 2 dead

The Portuguese-era bridge across the river Sanvordem, a tributary of river Zuari, was closed for traffic for the last four years.

May 19, 2017, 10:10 AM IST

Manohar Parrikar: BJP's poster boy in Goa returns as CM

For Manohar Parrikar, who proved himself to be BJP's best bet in Goa by sewing up a coalition and proving its majority on the floor of Assembly, it is a homecoming and another stint as chief minister of the coastal state.

Mar 16, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar​'s pool pic goes viral - Check it out here

The image of Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar staring contemplatively into emptiness, from the infinity swimming pool was uploaded via the Chief Minister`s official Facebook account.

Feb 24, 2017, 11:11 AM IST

Goa Assembly Elections: Key issues

The Goa Assembly elections are being fought on a number of issues with the ruling BJP promoting ‘development’ as the key issue while the opposition parties focus on issues such as corruption, envir

Feb 01, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

Francis D'Souza hints 2017 polls as his last Assembly polls

Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza on Friday hinted that February 4 polls might be his last Legislative Assembly Election.

Jan 27, 2017, 14:55 PM IST

CCTVs compulsory for Goa beach shacks: Tourism Minister

Beach shacks, temporary coconut-leaf thatched eateries, are synonymous with Goa`s beaches and enormously popular with the hundreds of thousands of tourists.

Sep 29, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

Manohar Parrikar asked Nitin Gadkari to sack me: Ex-Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar

Sacked RSS leader Subhash Velingkar said that his newly-floated parallel unit of the Goa RSS would continue to do its work in the state, irrespective of the Sangh top brass` threat.

Sep 02, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

Shiv Sena pulls up Manohar Parrikar, extends support to sacked Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar

The RSS had earlier this week sacked Subhash Velingkar, a day after the Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch of which he is a part announced the floating of a political party.

Sep 02, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

Sacked Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar floats new state unit, appoints loyalists as office bearers

Former RSS Goa unit chief Subhash Velingkar on Thursday floated new state unit and appointed all his supporters, who had resigned from the right-wing body expressing solidarity with him, as the new office bearers.

Sep 01, 2016, 15:54 PM IST

Tourist from Delhi found dead in Goa hotel - Know details

A 60-year-old man from Delhi was found murdered in his hotel room in Panaji in Goa on Monday, an ANI report claimed. 

Jun 20, 2016, 19:17 PM IST

Minor girl kidnapped by Facebook friends, rescued hours later in Goa

A 16-old-girl was allegedly kidnapped by two persons, who befriended her on social networking site Facebook, from near her house in Porvorim locality here and hours later she was rescued, police said on Tuesday.

Feb 16, 2016, 16:02 PM IST