Thursday, January 24, 2019

Goa Police not securing safety of vulnerable children at Goa fair: State panel

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The Goa State Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Wednesday said the state police were not cooperating with the Commission's efforts to secure the safety of around 50 vulnerable and impoverished children who were begging, selling trinkets at one ... read..

Goa Police traffic sentinel assaulted by mob

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Yet another traffic sentinel, a volunteer appointed by the Goa traffic police to report traffic violations, became a victim of mob assault on Wednesday.... read..

Modi to address party workers in Goa by video conferencing

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address party workers from North Goa Lok Sabha constituency via video conference on January 27, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state President Vinay Tendulkar told reporters on Wednesday.... read..

Nine tourists arrested for public consumption of alcohol in Goa

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Even as tourism industry stakeholders have stepped up pressure on the state government to crack down on public drinking, nine domestic tourists were on Tuesday arrested for boozing in public areas and creating a nuisance in the beach village of Calangute ... read..

Goa mining ban: Congress says Modi's 'judicial solution' promise is a farce

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
The BJP is keen on dragging the controversy over closure of mining in Goa until the Lok Sabha polls to cash in on people's anxieties, said state Congress president Girish Chodankar on Tuesday.... read..

Goa BJP trying to dissolve Assembly: Congress

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Tuesday said the ruling BJP was planning to dissolve the Goa Assembly and its senior leaders criticised the fact that the House met for just 16 days in 2018, and now even the upcoming Budget Session has been limited to three days.... read..

Goa tourism declining, as ministry selling fridges to eskimos: Goa hoteliers

Panaji |Monday, 2019 8:45:30 PM IST
Bemoaning the drop in tourist footfall in Goa, the Small and Medium Hoteliers Association of Goa on Monday said that unchecked online room aggregator services, second homes being converted illegally into guest houses and unchecked wholesale liquor outlets... read..

Parrikar's mind is sharp, but he needs rest: Congress

Panaji |Monday, 2019 8:45:30 PM IST
Ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's mind is sharp, but physically he looks unwell and needs rest, Goa's Opposition leader and Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar told reporters here on Monday.... read..

Ailing Parrikar to present annual budget on Jan 30

Panaji |Monday, 2019 8:45:30 PM IST
Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who also holds the finance ministry portfolio, will present the annual budget on January 30, the Business Advisory Committee of the state legislative assembly said on Monday.... read..

PM calls Parrikar 'architect of modern Goa'

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Calling ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar the "architect of modern Goa", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday prayed for his quick recovery.... read..

Rahul raking up Rafale because Michel spilling beans on AgustaWestland: BJP

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The Congress is raking the Rafale issue because arrested middleman in the AgustaWestand deal Christen Michel is spilling the beans on the VVIP chopper scam, BJP national spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain said on Saturday.... read..

Many PM aspirants in mahagathbandhan, their dream won't be fulfilled: Shahnawaz

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
The mahagathbandhan, which is being propped against Prime Minister Narendra Modi by opposition parties, has many leaders who dream of becoming the Prime Minister but their dreams will remain unfulfilled, BJP national spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain sa... read..

Indian Coast Guard's Clean and Green India drive at Bogmallo Beach

Panaji (Goa), [India] | January 19, 2019 9:41:37 PM IST
The Indian Coast Guard on Saturday conducted a special cleanup drive at Bogmallo Beach to spread public awareness about the impact of coastal pollution and necessity of such cleaning drives.... read..

Some leaders are 'accidental', foisted into position by others: Goa Governor

Panaji (Goa) [India] | January 18, 2019 5:41:37 PM IST
In a veiled attack on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Friday said some leaders are "accidental" and "foisted into the position by others" without giving much thought whether the leader "understands issues".... read..

Will protest if Parrikar 'dodges' Assembly committee meet: Congress

Panaji |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
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 As... read..

Goa Governor's veiled attack on Manmohan

Panaji |Friday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Friday launched a veiled attack on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying some leaders are "foisted into position by others" and that "there are only certain compulsions" whether they deliver or not.... read..

Panaji one of India's safest cities in child safety on roads: Survey

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 7:15:21 PM IST
Goa's capital Panaji is one of the country's safest cities vis-a-vis child safety on roads, a survey conducted by Nissan-SLF has revealed.... read..

BJP ally to contest Goa by-polls 'on its own'

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
A key ally of the BJP-led coalition government in Goa announced on Thursday that it will contest the coastal state's yet to be scheduled by-polls "on its own".... read..
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