The Goa government has set up nine camps across the state where foreigners and migrant workers have been put up and provided food.
The Chief Minister also said that those buying essentials were not the central force’s radar at all, and added that the CISF would help rein in the menace of youngsters going on on joyrides on two-wheelers during the curfew.
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Phadte has been booked under section 354 of the Indian Penal Code and relevant section of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence act.
Goa government invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) over the weekend and threatened to cancel permits of taxi drivers who are on strike
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
It was on May 30, 1987, that Goa became the 25th state in the Indian Union
Amidst a slew of legislators joining the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party over the last couple of years, Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Goa’s Panaji on Monday swore an affidavit that he would neither join BJP nor be part of any BJP-led government if elected, and asked his political rivals to do[Read More…]
The Election Commission panel had received a complaint on the mobile app stating that some people were trying to put a flag of the Congress party
Panaji: Amid claims on social media that “shuddhikaran” (purification) was conducted at the site where late Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s body was kept in the government-run Kala Academy for public to pay last respects, Goa’s Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude has ordered a probe into the matter. Gurudas Pilernekar,[Read More…]
Manohar Parrikar was more than just India’s Minister of Defence and Goa’s Chief Minister. He was regarded as a leader. In office and in his life, he inspired hundreds and thousands of young men and women, never shying away from the opportunity to share his own personal experiences. People remember[Read More…]
Manohar Parrikar, four-time Goa chief minister and former Defence Minister, passed away on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He died at his private residence near Panaji on Sunday. He was 63. On his demise, the country is observing national mourning on March 18, with the National Flag to[Read More…]
Manohar Parrikar, who passed away at his private residence on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer, became India’s 18th and Goa’s second Chief Minister to die in office. Parrikar, 63, was the first Bharatiya Janata Party leader to be Goa Chief Minister. He headed the state from[Read More…]
Panaji: Hospitalised Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be kept under observation till Monday, Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane tweeted on Sunday, urging people “not to speculate” about the former Defence Minister’s health. “Called on the Hon’ble CM this morning, he will be kept under observation till tomorrow. But most[Read More…]
Gadkari, who inaugurated a third bridge across the Mandovi river named “Atal Setu” on Sunday, also said that he was exasperated that his efforts to introduce water transport systems in Goa were not panning out, despite the immense potential to replicate the charm and functionality of the waterways in Italy’s[Read More…]
Holidaying in Goa following a turbulent Parliament winter session, Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi surprised patrons at the popular Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant located in South Goa, where he arrived for a Sunday lunch with his mother and former party President, and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Rahul who was wearing a blue[Read More…]
Under the sentinel scheme, the assigned volunteers are paid money by the Goa police for clicking pictures of the traffic violators and informing them via the app based reporting mechanism.
Panaji: Accusing ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of avoiding meeting legislators from the Opposition, state Congress President Girish Chodankar on Friday said if Parrikar continues this, the Opposition party would raise a ruckus in the forthcoming state Assembly session. “Parrikar has been skipping office regularly. When it comes to meeting[Read More…]
Varanasi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh but unlike last time, party chief Arvind Kejriwal will not be its face from Varanasi. Speaking to IANS, AAP MP Sanjay Singh said the details of the seats and candidates[Read More…]
Panaji: Members of the Goa Mining People’s Front, a collective of workers, truck and barge operators dependent on the now-banned iron ore mining industry, on Sunday met BJP national President Amit Shah, to lobby for resumption of mining in the coastal state which has been banned by the apex court[Read More…]
Panaji, Exorbitant taxis and over-enthusiastic policemen, who are trigger-happy penalising outstation vehicles, need to be reined in to salvage Goa’s image as a friendly and feasible tourist destination, a tourism body official said. Speaking to IANS on the sidelines of an event in Panaji on Friday, Savio Messias, President of[Read More…]
Releasing a leaked audio conversation between purportedly a journalist and Goa Minister Vishwajit Rane, senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala while addressing media claimed that the Goa Chief Minister has files relating to Rafale deals with him. “Goa Minister Rane has made sensational revelations. All the Rafale files are with[Read More…]
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday dropped hints of becoming a part of the ‘grand alliance’, with its leaders accepting the possibility of cooperation with other political parties to remove the Modi government at the Centre. The hints came clear after the party’s National Council meeting where the[Read More…]
Panaji, The Congress, the main opposition party in Goa, on Saturday said that three employees of a casino in North Goa were taken hostage, beaten up and deprived of food for five days, following a discrepancy of Rs. 1.80 crore in the accounts of the casino. Congress MLA Nilkanth Halarnkar,[Read More…]
Panaji, Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa on Saturday reviewed the preparations in Goa for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Speaking to reporters after meeting senior election officials, Lavasa said that most of the preparatory work related to the Lok Sabha polls in Goa was complete. The coastal state has two Lok[Read More…]