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Heavy rain lashes Goa, IMD issues 'Orange' alert for next 24 hours

Heavy rain accompanied with strong winds lashed parts of  Goa on Thursday even as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours.

Jul 11, 2019, 16:44 PM IST

BJP approaches Election Commission against Panaji Congress candidate Atanasio Monseratte

The BJP demanded the ECI to take cognizance of their complaint and take the necessary action.

May 10, 2019, 14:54 PM IST

All 14 Goa Congress MLAs to meet Governor to stake claim for government

The leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar told PTI that all 14 MLAs will be meeting the Governor to stake claim to form the government.

Mar 18, 2019, 13:01 PM IST

Goa activists to step up protests for ailing CM Manohar Parrikar's resignation

A civil society group demanding the resignation of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar owing to his ill-health on Saturday decided to intensify their agitation.

Nov 24, 2018, 20:40 PM IST

Woman raped by taxi driver in Goa, accused held

The incident occurred last evening and the accused identified as Ravichandra Bhat (48) was arrested this morning, police added.

Jun 29, 2018, 13:08 PM IST

Heavy rains lash Goa, throw normal life out of gear

In the Margao city also the low lying areas were flooded, affecting the movement of vehicles and pedestrians.

Jun 20, 2018, 16:04 PM IST

Goa government directed to submit Brics food scam report

The state government had contended before the High Court that an enquiry had already been conducted.


Jun 20, 2018, 15:37 PM IST

Goa braces for beef shortage as traders suspend import from Karnataka

Goa is staring at a beef shortage with traders suspending import of the meat from neighbouring Karnataka alleging harassment by cow vigilantes.

Jan 06, 2018, 14:42 PM IST

Too loud: Loudspeakers banned at Muslim burial ground in Goa's Panaji

The Panaji civic body has banned the use of loudspeakers at the Muslim burial grounds in the city.

Dec 01, 2017, 10:42 AM IST

Ensured minimum life lost as Defence Minister, says Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that when he held the portfolio of the Defence Minister, he made sure that minimum life was lost. 

Nov 05, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

Sardar Patel predicted India's wars, Dokalam in 1950: Manohar Parrikar

India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel had predicted India's wars with China and Pakistan, fought over a decade later, in 1950, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

Nov 01, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

Caught on camera: Robber strikes ATM guard multiple times with hammer, escapes

In a disturbing video, a security guard in Panaji was spotted being hammered by a robber after he tried to to refrain him from escaping.

Oct 29, 2017, 14:09 PM IST

Nirmala Sitharaman flags-off all-women crew of Navika Sagar Parikrama from Panaji

Almost a week after she took over as the country's first full-fledged woman Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday flagged-off all-women crew of Navika Sagar Parikrama at the INS Mandovi naval training base near Panaji.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

North Goa district extends ban on Muthalik

The North Goa district administration on Thursday extended the ban on Mangalore-based Hindu outfit Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik by 60 days with effect from September 6.

Sep 07, 2017, 19:38 PM IST

Goa by-poll results: Parrikar wins Panaji seat by a margin of 4,803 votes

Former union defence minister and current Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday registered a thumping victory in Goa assembly bye-election from the Panaji constituency by a margin of 4,803 votes.

Aug 28, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

Manohar Parrikar wins Goa bypoll; PM Narendra Modi congratulates

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji Assembly by-election, defeating his Congress rival Girish Chodankar.

Aug 28, 2017, 07:04 AM IST

Assembly bypolls: Bawana records 45% voting, Nandyal 80%; Panaji, Valpoi see over 70%

Polling for four assembly seats in  Delhi, Goa and Andhra Pradesh ended peacefully amid tight security on Wednesday, media reports said. 

Aug 23, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

Bypolls in Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Delhi on August 23: Election Commission

The Election Commission on Thursday announced that by-elections to fill four vancancies in Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Delhi legislative assemblies will be held on August 23.

Jul 27, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Manohar Parrikar takes dig at Congress over cross-voting

Kovind polled 500 votes as compared to 220 polled by Meira Kumar in Goa, with the former garnering 69.4 per cent of the votes.

Jul 20, 2017, 20:39 PM IST

State chiefs of BJP, Congress in fray for Rajya Sabha election in Goa

There would be a straight fight as Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar and state Congress chief Shantaram Naik are the only two candidates who have filed nominations.


Jul 20, 2017, 20:01 PM IST