The accused Melvin Fernandes, a sailor who had returned from a sailing stint a month ago and was also the victim’s neighbour, kidnapped the victim and raped her in the forests a short distance from her home.
The educational institutions in Goa have not been shut down due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Chief Minister’s Office said on Wednesday
Uttar Pradesh man was arrested by Ponda police on Monday for raping a woman whom he promised to marry and decamped her with gold.
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that locals had killed the tigers as the wild cats had attacked their livestock.
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday said state police’s Special Branch has been ordered to handle the probe into the alleged suicide of former Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) leader Prakash Naik. Naik’s suicide note has pointed fingers a cabinet minister’s kin responsible for his extreme step. Sawant’s assurance[Read More…]
Tejpal has been booked under sections 376 (rape), 341 (wrongful restraint), 342 (wrongful confinement) 354A (sexual harassment) and 354B (criminal assault), of the Indian Penal Code.
Hindus can now build a temple at the disputed site under auspices of a Trust and Muslims can build a mosque in a five-acre plot nearby, Khalap said.
Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the post till November 22, 2019.
Goa is among the 13 states in India to have the authority to conduct legal lotteries. The Goa Lottery is a popular choice among the people as the pricing is affordable for all.
Phadte has been booked under section 354 of the Indian Penal Code and relevant section of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence act.
The move to sensitise people about traffic awareness through school projects is actually the effect of the Mulyavardhan-ECE programme.
According to police sources, the Chief Minister’s Office on Monday directed the Crime Branch of the Goa Police to probe the contents of the posters which have gone viral on social media.
Goa government invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) over the weekend and threatened to cancel permits of taxi drivers who are on strike
Speaker Rajesh Patnekar made the formal announcement earlier today, after no other MLA filed his nomination for the election during the ongoing Monsoon Session.
Khaunte’s comment comes days after a video of hundreds of passengers alighting the train number 12742 Patna-Vasco Express at the Thivim railway station in North Goa went viral on social media.
“The cyclone has crossed Goa and is heading towards the Gujarat coastline. Diu, Somnath, Junagadh and Dwarka areas are likely to be affected. The wind speed of the cyclone is nearly 135 kmph to 145 kmph,” Padgalwar told reporters in Panaji
In the video, artist Durga Gawde from Mumbai has uploaded the clip of her assault while also urging social media users to popularise the hashtags – #StandUpForYourself and #LockUpBrianFranco
Party sources said that the 15 Congress MLAs, plus three from the Goa Forward, three Independent MLAs and one each from the NCP and the MGP was the arithmetic, which the party was banking on.
It was on May 30, 1987, that Goa became the 25th state in the Indian Union