The former Tehelka editor-in-chief is accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague inside the elevator of a luxury hotel in Goa in 2013.
Following a very high test positivity rate, Goa went into a lockdown on Friday and it will remain applicable till 6 am on Monday. All essential services have been exempted from the curbs.
The former editor-in-chief of the Tehelka investigative magazine was accused by a junior colleague of sexually assaulting her at a five star resort in Goa.
On Wednesday, Goa recorded 473 fresh cases of Covid-19 and four more casualties due to the disease. With this, the tally of infections in the state has reached 63,815, while the toll has mounted to 857, as per official data.
During the day, he paid tribute to former chief ministers Dayanand Bandodkar and Manohar Parrikar, and asked all those who want to see corruption-free politics to join AAP
Spokesperson for Goa’s taxi unions Bappa Korgaonkar said the strike had been called to demand withdrawal of the Tourism Ministry-backed GoaMiles app-based aggregator cab service and ApnaBhada aggregator cab service.
Sawant recalled that during the same time last year, the state had been under a coronavirus-induced lockdown, due to which the entire economy had come to a standstill.
The students who will take Class 10th Examinations from Goa Board can check the timetable on the board’s official website (gbshe.info) or below. Earlier, the Goa Board asked its schools to conduct Classes 9 and 11 exams in schools by April 24.
Speaking to IANS Superintendent of Police (Crime Branch) Shobhit Saxena said that the advert is an extension of its efforts to create awareness about the ills of drugs.
The minister was returning after offering prayers at Yellapur’s famous Gante Ganesha (Bell Ganesha) temple, according to Ankola police sources.
President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate a cultural event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Goa Liberation day in Panaji on Saturday. Goa was liberated from 451 years of colonial Portuguese rule on December 19, 1961.
The Congress managed to win only four out of the 39 ZP seats in the December 12 elections. The BJP won 33 seats.
Voting for the zilla panchayat (ZP) polls in Goa, which has 203 candidates in the fray contesting from 48 constituencies, began on Saturday morning.
The Bharat Bandh has been called by farmers’ associations in India, who are protesting outside the national capital against the three laws passed by the Central government recently.
“In Goa, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party was finished by the BJP. Put your differences aside and establish a history in Goa,” Kesarkar said.
A police inspector was suspended on Thursday following outrage over actor Poonam Pandey’s controversial photoshoot at a restricted dam site in South Goa, police said.
“We are discharging Shripad ji today afternoon,” Shekhar Salkar, a spokesperson for the hospital said in a statement.
The BJP and AAP are currently at loggerheads over the state government’s Covid-19 management efforts, at a time when the state is witnessing an unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases.
The day’s tally takes the total count of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Goa to 19,355, according to state Health Ministry statistics.