Goa

Goa local body polls: Congress to contest 40 out of 50 seats

The elections would be held on March 22 and votes will be counted the next day. The BJP is yet to announce the number of seats it would fight.

Feb 26, 2020, 20:19 PM IST

Navy jet MiG 29k crashes off Goa during training, pilot ejects safely

The MiG 29k aircraft was conducting a routine training sortie off the coast of Goa when it crashed at around 10.30 am today.

Feb 23, 2020, 13:35 PM IST

Ritu Kumar remembers 'champion' Wendell Rodricks

The Goa-based Rodricks passed away on Wednesday at his residence in Colvale village at the age of 59, reportedly due to heart attack.

Feb 14, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

Let Wendell Rodricks rest in peace, no visitors please: Family

Rodricks was an A-list designer, who was also known as an activist for various social causes, the environment and gay rights. 

Feb 13, 2020, 12:25 PM IST

Wendell Rodricks—From green rooms to grassroots activism

Wendell Rodricks`s legacy continues to an extent, with the Goa Police traffic department personnel continuing with the uniform which he had designed.

Feb 13, 2020, 12:14 PM IST

After 'Malang', govt to vet film scripts that malign Goa: CM Pramod Sawant

The Entertainment Society of Goa is a government agency that serves as a nodal body for granting of shooting permissions in the state.

Feb 12, 2020, 17:18 PM IST

Goa to build fences around villages in forest areas: CM Pramod Sawant

"We are trying to demarcate villages in wildlife areas in order to erect fencing around them. It is a big project," Sawant said.

Feb 12, 2020, 16:51 PM IST

Goa Assembly first to pass congratulatory motion for CAA: CM Pramod Sawant

​"This is the real sentiment of gratitude and support from the people of Goa towards the historic decision by PM @narendramodi ji and HM @AmitShah ji," Sawant said in a tweet late Monday evening.

Feb 04, 2020, 14:54 PM IST

Salman Khan 'misbehaves' with fan, NSUI wants him banned from Goa

Goa BJP General Secretary and former MP Narendra Sawaikar has also slammed Salman Khan for his "deplorable" behaviour and has demanded an unconditional apology.

Jan 28, 2020, 20:38 PM IST

Lopamudra Raut is setting the Goa waters on fire

The year 2019 has been an extremely busy one for Lopamudra and 2020 is going to be busy, too.

Jan 16, 2020, 20:40 PM IST

BJP leader Sadanand Tanavade appointed party's Goa unit chief

BJP national vice president Avinash Rai Khanna announced Tanavade's election as party's Goa unit chief during a workers' convention held on Sunday.

Jan 12, 2020, 15:18 PM IST

Angela Krislinzki's 'fantastic time' in Goa over

She had made her Bollywood debut with the 2018 horror film "1921" directed by Vikram Bhatt.

Jan 09, 2020, 20:36 PM IST

Public hanging for rapists, murderers should be made the law: Goa Minister

Goa Minister Michael Lobo on Saturday said that the Indian Penal Code should be amended by the Parliament to provide for `public hangings as punishment for the perpetrators of rape and murder`

Dec 07, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

Shiv Sena says will make non-BJP front pan India, hints new alliance in Goa

After forming a government in Maharashtra in alliance with the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Shiv Sena is going after its former partner the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in other states too.  Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said that a Maharashtra like miracle will happen in the neighbouring state of Goa, claiming Goa Forward Party, a BJP ally, has approached his to form an alliance in the coastal state.

Nov 29, 2019, 12:41 PM IST

Prem Chopra, Ilaiyaraaja felicitated at 50th IFFI

The Special Jury Award went to the Chinese film "Balloon", directed by Pema Tseden. 

Nov 28, 2019, 20:57 PM IST

Seen abuse of democracy, some Jammu and Kashmir leaders will go to jail: Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik

Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said some leaders of the erstwhile state will go to jail for their involvement in corrupt practices.

Nov 27, 2019, 08:57 AM IST

50th International film festival kickstarts in Goa, Superstar Rajinikanth titled as 'Icon of the year'

Bollywood superstars Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan were honored at the event. Rajinikanth was felicitated with the Icon of the Year Award by Javadekar and Amitabh.

Nov 20, 2019, 20:33 PM IST

Twitter fans praise Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan as 50th IFFI opens

There were pictures of the southern superstar's movies accompanying comments by his fans.

Nov 20, 2019, 20:22 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan gets nostalgic at IFFI opening; recalls shooting first film in Goa

An excerpt of what Amitabh spoke was shared on the official Twitter account of IFFI 2019.

Nov 20, 2019, 18:18 PM IST

Navy's MiG-29K aircraft crashes due to engine fire in Goa, pilots eject safely

The aircraft is attached to INS Hansa located near Dabolin in Goa. 

Nov 16, 2019, 12:59 PM IST