Panaji: The Goa government has given its approval for holding the Sunburn Klassique electronic dance and music (EDM) festival in the state, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said on Wednesday.
Published 20-Feb-2019 21:37 IST
Panaji: Nearly 250 Kashmiri businessmen, selling handicrafts, gemstones, carpets and other exotic articles in South Goa's Canacona, known for its beautiful beaches, shut down their stores on Tuesday to protest the Pulwama attack which killed 40 CRPF jawans.
Published 20-Feb-2019 10:55 IST
Panaji: The Congress Tuesday demanded the resignation of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for failing to break the deadlock in the mining sector.
Published 20-Feb-2019 03:24 IST
Panaji: The health of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was fluctuating due to the nature of his ailment but he would continue working for the good of the state till he is alive, Assembly Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said on Tuesday.
Published 20-Feb-2019 00:15 IST
Panaji: Former Goa Chief Minister and Congress MLA Luizinho Faleiro on Tuesday blamed former AICC general secretary in-charge of Goa, Digvijaya Singh for the inability of the party to form a government in the state in 2017.
Published 19-Feb-2019 21:56 IST
Panaji: Police in Goa booked a 35-year-old state government employee for dressing as a Muslim woman in a burkha, and entering a ladies toilet at the central bus stand here, on Saturday.
Published 17-Feb-2019 04:48 IST
Panaji: BJP legislator and Goa's former Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza was laid to rest with full state honours on Saturday evening at his hometown Mapusa near here. D'Souza, 64, had died on February 14 after a prolonged illness.
Published 16-Feb-2019 21:19 IST
Panaji: The state pollution authority has temporarily suspended all coking coal handling operations at Goa's Mormugao Port Trust, due to "deteriorating air quality" at the port town of Vasco, located 35 km from Panaji.
Published 16-Feb-2019 06:18 IST
Panaji: Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar visited the house of his former cabinet colleague Francis D'Souza on Friday to pay homage to the departed leader.
Published 15-Feb-2019 19:17 IST | Updated 19:41 IST
Panaji: The death of Goa's former Deputy Speaker and ex-BJP MLA Vishnu Wagh in South Africa last week has triggered a public spat between his wife and immediate family.
Published 14-Feb-2019 16:53 IST
Panaji: A Central Reserve Police Force jawan was Tuesday arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a woman in Goa's Calangute beach, an official said.
Published 13-Feb-2019 05:15 IST
Panaji: Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar has claimed that BJP president Amit Shah's call to party leaders to reach out to minorities is nothing but an attempt to fool them.
Published 11-Feb-2019 11:53 IST
Panaji: Goa Information Technology Minister Rohan Khaunte on Sunday said a law was needed in the state to curb online multi-player game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, popularly called PUBG.
Published 10-Feb-2019 21:31 IST | Updated 23:37 IST
Panaji: A day after BJP chief Amit Shah said his party would try its best to find a solution to the mining impasse in Goa, an organisation comprising those dependent on the sector Sunday said they did not have much hope from the ruling party.
Published 10-Feb-2019 15:16 IST
Panaji: BJP president Amit Shah hit out at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday, saying he had stooped very low by lying about and trying to politicise his visit to ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
Published 10-Feb-2019 03:00 IST
Panaji: BJP president Amit Shah Saturday met ailing Goa Chief Minister and senior party leader Manohar Parrikar at his residence at Dona Paula near here, an official said.
Published 09-Feb-2019 19:45 IST | Updated 19:52 IST
Bambolim (Goa): Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday pitched for unity among BJP workers, saying that they should forget all differences and work together to ensure Prime Minister Narendra Modi's victory in the coming Lok Sabha elections.
Published 09-Feb-2019 20:41 IST
Panaji: The Goa government has notified the Solar Energy Policy to promote unconventional electricity generation in the coastal state.
Published 09-Feb-2019 14:37 IST
Panaji: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan claimed on Thursday that the Goa Legislative Assembly would be dissolved prematurely.
Published 08-Feb-2019 01:17 IST
Panaji: Goa Congress Thursday alleged that the ruling BJP was telling only half-truth about the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and mining industry dependents as well as lawmakers from the state.
Published 07-Feb-2019 23:05 IST

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