Ramesh Naik Raut

20 Apr 2018

Cuncolim Volleyball tournament kickstarts

The All India invitational volleyball tournament was inaugurated in Cuncolim on Thursday evening.

18 Apr 2018

Students at risk in Orlim Anganwadi

Parents of kids studying in Orlim Anganwadi are complaining.

17 Apr 2018

Govt hits out at Opposition & Mining Cos over retrenchment

All three partners of the coalition government have appealed to all the mining companies to wait for two more months and not to retrench the workers.





17 Apr 2018

Which cargo? From where? Reginald asks Suresh Prabhu on Mopa

Congress has sought an explanation from civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu on making Mopa airport a hub to export cargo

15 Apr 2018

No electricity for 48 hours, Quepem residents gherao power dept

The Quepem electricity department was under siege on Saturday night.

14 Apr 2018

Have we played with our children’s future?

Has the miscommunication between the schools and the Education Board cost students their future? The raging controversy over difficult Class X science paper has taken the state by a storm.





14 Apr 2018

Protests against NH17 in Cuncolim intensifies

Locals from Cuncolim are up in arms and have protested against the alternative alignment of NH17 that is passing through the villages of Veroda, Belatemni in Cuncolim.

14 Apr 2018

Remove ‘marriage’ clause from Ladli Laxmi: Mahila Congress

Goa Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee has demanded the removal of the 'marriage' clause from the Ladli Laxmi scheme alleging there has been an increase in harassment cases in the state because of the scheme.

12 Apr 2018

Carmona students carry out garbage collection drive

'Say no to plastic and save the world, let’s make the world plastic free'. With this motive, the Carmona villager along with school children organised a garbage collection drive to highlight the importance of keeping their village clean.





11 Apr 2018

Balli Train accident: Falling Tree takes one life

A huge tree crashed down on a konkan railway train killing one person and injuring another 2 as Cyclonic winds accompanied by thunder and lightning hit Balli Cuncoli recently.

11 Apr 2018

Clafasio threatens to resign over highway alignment in Cuncolim

Cuncolim MLA Clafasio Dias threatened to resign if the government goes ahead with the realignment of the national highway 17.

11 Apr 2018

Salcete truck owners want insurance, road tax waiver

Salcete truck owners want their truck road tax and insurance to be waived. They say that as the mining industry has shut down they have no business so cannot pay the taxes





10 Apr 2018

National Games in Nov in Goa with 6 news sports

Finally, the National Games will be organised in the state this year. Albeit, towards the year end... in November.

09 Apr 2018

Globally acclaimed Konkani film ‘Juze’ getting released on 13 Apr

Juze is the first Konkani film which first got released in France and now being premiered in Goa.

07 Apr 2018

Govts don’t get formed at gunpoint: Vijai hits out at Congress

Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai reacted sharply to the hints of alternate Congress led government with the help of Goa Forward and MGP.





07 Apr 2018

Open gambling activity in Margao: Chairperson feigns ignorance

Open gambling activity is going on at the old municipal market in Margao.

06 Apr 2018

Cardiac-care ambulance launched in Margao

Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has assured to give priority in completing the under-construction District Hospital in Margao.

04 Apr 2018

Water tank in bad shape: Deussuasa locals

Locals from Deussusa in Chinchinni are upset over the pathetic state of their water tank.





04 Apr 2018

Old Margao Bus Stand to get facelift

Finally, the Old Bus Stand in Margao to get a facelift.

03 Apr 2018

Sonsodo garbage treatment plant breaks down, locals get furious

The Sonsodo garbage treatment plant is not functioning properly.

02 Apr 2018

Updrade Madgaon Women’s cell: AAP

Madgaon women’s cell has just one room and without the facility of special room for counseling the women, Aadmi Party’s women’s wing has submitted memorandum to the South Goa SP bringing the issue to the notice. They demand the upgradation of Women Cell.





01 Apr 2018

Power jolt in Goa: Congress takes on BJP over tariff hike

From April 1st, pay 11 percent more in power tariff. Now it isn’t the April fool but a bad new that will burn a hole in your pockets.

01 Apr 2018

Navelim locals demand ban on Mutalik to continue

Locals of Navelim have demanded that the government must continue the ban on Ram Sene Chief Pramod Mutalik.

30 Mar 2018

Goa observes Good Friday

Good Friday was observed all over the state. Jesus Christ was crucified at Calvary on this day some 2000 years ago and saved mankind from eternal damnation according to Christian doctrine.





30 Mar 2018

'Godman' caught with Rs 25,000 worth Ganja

While Police team was patrolling at railway station road area in Madgao they caught a self-proclaimed godman illegally possessing 86 grams ganja worth Rs. 25,000.

30 Mar 2018

Want mining to start soon? Form cooperatives of locals: Dependents

Everybody wants mining to restart as soon as possible. Then what is the best option? Auction, or a government corporation?

29 Mar 2018

Tonnes of water wasted but Morpirla villagers thirsty

Locals of Canebag in Morpirla are facing acute shortage of water. But tons of water is being wasted after pipeline burst at near Balli, Cuncolim. Angry locals blame PWD department’s inefficiency.





27 Mar 2018

Caurem activists to file contempt petition for transporting ore

Activists of Caurem in Quepem taluka have decided to file a contempt petition before the Supreme Court next week.

26 Mar 2018

Money spent but no work done, alleges Naveli MLA

Locals are complaining that the Bedushe road in Navelim constituency is in a bad shape. But more than 2 crore rupees have been spent on it already.

25 Mar 2018

No CCTVs, No guards, bus-stand open for robbers

Another burglary case was reported at KTC bustand in Cuncoli on Saturday night.





25 Mar 2018

Who is behind the illegal constructions at Dharmapur?

Locals raised objection towards illegal house construction on a hill at Dramapur.

23 Mar 2018

Drug menace: Colva police to upgrade beach patrolling

Another man is been caught with drugs in Colva, with increasing number of cases Colva Police has informed that they will be increasing the police patrolling at the beaches.

23 Mar 2018

Cuncolim: Busy junction, schools around and there’s no police

Residents of Cuncolim have raised serious concerns over the traffic congestion at the main junction.





21 Mar 2018

Lack of vehicle hampering Quepem RTO work: Locals

Office of the Assistant Director of Transport doesn’t have sufficient vehicles to carry out their designated work.

21 Mar 2018

Madgaon: 114 gm of Ganja seized

Madgao Police seized 114 grams ganja worth 34 thousand rupees.

20 Mar 2018

Shantaram Naik resigns as GPCC chief

President of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee Shantaram Naik has resigned.





19 Mar 2018

Navelikars stop illegal construction in the field

Locals from Navelim stopped the work of illegal construction in a paddy field. Panchayat officials and police were also present when locals acted.

17 Mar 2018

Margao: Prostitution racket busted

Margao police have detained 64-year-old Justina D’Souza, owner of Goa Lords Bar for running a ‘brothel’.

16 Mar 2018

Mikky bail plea adjourned for Sat

The anticipatory bail plea filed by the former tourism minister was kept for Saturday because the complainants had filed an intervention petition in the matter.





12 Mar 2018

Chinchini locals want Panchayat ghar

Locals from Chinchini have raised serious concerns over the present panchayat premises, They demand a proper infrastructure for the panchayat and a market complex. The existing panchayat ghar is in a poor condition.

11 Mar 2018

Goa365 Impact: Dilapidated Quepem govt school gets help

With Goa 365 story, there has been an impact on-ground. Not only did the local MLA walk into the school the very next day but a Good Samaritan has come forward to help the kids to solve their water woes

09 Mar 2018

Will BJP-led cabinet agree to dissolve Assembly for mid-term poll?

Many politicians from ruling and opposition predict that Goa may go for mid-term Assembly election along with Lok Sabha next year.





08 Mar 2018

Lives of 82 students at risk in a dilapidated Morpirla school

The government is announcing from the rooftops that education is a priority. However, the reality is something else in this progressive state in many cases.

08 Mar 2018

Benaulim: Lack of funds to segregate funds

After cleanliness, the next mantra to accomplish mission Clean and green Goa is proper disposal of tonnes of garbage that’s collected every day.

07 Mar 2018

River nationalization: Cong, GF on same page, say no way

The opposition Congress alleged that river nationalization, and regularization of illegal houses is a sinister move by the BJP to finish Goa.





07 Mar 2018

Cuncolim residents face inconvenience as builder closes access

Residents of Marod ward in Cuncolim face hardships as a builder has closed their access.

07 Mar 2018

Veroda locals begin work to build the collapsed culvert

Veroda locals are frustrated about PWD laxity over a collapsed culvert.

03 Mar 2018

Aam Aadmi party bats for cooperative mining in Goa

Aam Aadmi party is in favour of cooperative mining in Goa.





02 Mar 2018

Pazorconi celebrates Santtryo

Even as Shigmo has started in Goa various other festivities too are happening.

28 Feb 2018

Bali resident block highway after local boy assaulted

Balli locals blocked NH 17 after a gang of 15 migrants assaulted a 25-year-old with rods.

28 Feb 2018

Clean the mess or face protests: Curtorim locals on Sonsosddo garbage

Curtorim locals backed by the local bodies and the MLA have threatened to come out on the roads if the authorities fail to take steps to keep the Sonsosddo garbage from flowing on the roads.





27 Feb 2018

History-sheeter Javed Shaikh finally arrested for rape

Fatorda police have finally arrested history sheeter Javed Shaikh for rape.

25 Feb 2018

Keep tourist boats out of river Sal: AVCB Fishermen Assn

Assolna Velim Cutbona Traditional Fishermen Association has demanded an immediate removal of tourist boats on the Assolna side of the river Sal. They say boats damage nets and hamper fishing activities.

24 Feb 2018

Chinchinim lake attracts migratory birds

The locals of Chinchinim have sauced up the lake in the village with the help of local panchayat and the Forest Department.





23 Feb 2018

Savorkotto locals want immediate repair of collapsed culvert

Locals, PWD officials accompanied by the Local MLA inspected the collapsed culvert. The collapse of the Culvert is causing inconvenience to the locals. They want immediate repairs.

21 Feb 2018

Savorkatto to Veroda culvert connecting 500 houses in Cuncolim collapse

Savorkatto to Veroda culvert connecting 500 houses in Cuncolim collapses, it was only 30-year old.

20 Feb 2018

20 illegal houses demolished in Quepem

Around 20 illegal houses were demolished at Pedamol in Quepem on Tuesday. The houses were built on Quepem comunidade land.





17 Feb 2018

Mungul locals reiterate their demand for stilt bridge for western bypass

Mungul locals have reiterated their demand for a stilted bridge along the western bypass as they fear flooding if the land is filled up with mud.

15 Feb 2018

Cuncolim Municipality Vs MLA over illegal constructions

On Sunday we brought you the story on Pazarconi locals accusing the municipality officials with bribery charges. Now, Municipality has attacked the local MLA Claffacio Dias of abetting the illegal constructions in the area. Here’s the report

12 Feb 2018

After decades they will have the house & the address...

Dhangar families of Dewulwada Balli will finally get their permanent houses and electricity connection.





11 Feb 2018

Where’s ‘Swachch Bharat’ in Margao?

Where do the lessons of Swachch Bharat begin when the local civic bodies turn blind eye to over-flowing garbage bins on the main road of Margao.

08 Feb 2018

32 buffalo poisoned in South Goa

32 buffalo were poisoned in South Goa by one man in Navelim. The man poisoned the animals just because they were entering his premises.

07 Feb 2018

Shridhar Kamat no more

Goa’s young poet, social activist and theatre personality Shridhar Kamat passed away on Wednesday after brief illness. He has donated his body to the Goa Medical College Hospital. He was 54.





07 Feb 2018

Here's how our Netas reacted to SC order on #MiningBan

The order of the Supreme Court has shocked many. And the mining industry that had just begun excavations will grind to a halt. The chief minister Manohar Parrikar was circumspect in his reaction to the order, while the other parties too reacted quite cautiously too.

07 Feb 2018

Francis reveals it all, but what’s the truth?

The curious case of Francis Pereira now gets murkier as he makes some revelations?

05 Feb 2018

Chopped up body found on road said at Margao

An unidentified body chopped in pieces was found stuffed in a plastic bag at Dharmapur in Margao on Monday.





05 Feb 2018

8 lakhs gold stolen in daring daylight robbery

8 lakh worth gold was stolen from the house of Deborah Dais in Deusa, Cuncoli. Robbers entered from front door, located the key to cupboard and made away with gold ornaments.

03 Feb 2018

Is Animal Husbandry dept working enough?

Is Animal Husbandry dept working enough? That’s the question one should ask when you look at this story?

02 Feb 2018

Cuncoli Church Feast celebrated

Our lady of Health feast was celebrated in Cuncoli on Friday. The specialty of this feast is that devotees offer marigold garlands while petitioning a request or after the fulfillment of a vow.





02 Feb 2018

Congress people can afford to distribute coconuts free: BJP Mahila Morcha

BJP’s Taleigao Mahila Morcha has alleged that Congress people have amassed such wealth during their tenure that even if they distribute coconuts free for 5 years it will not burn their pockets.

01 Feb 2018

No SC relief for Mauvin, ‘must resign’ says Congress

In many ways one can say that the chickens have come to roost for Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho.

31 Jan 2018

Drinking in public places to be made a legal offence by March: CM

By March, the government will issue legal order to make drinking in public places a legal offense.





31 Jan 2018

Contradictory versions of student assault incident in Margao

There are cross signals coming on the assault case involving a student and the principal of a prominent Margao school.

31 Jan 2018

EDC should encourage more people to take up business: CM

'Economic Development Corporation should increase its outreach programme so that more and more people take up business'.

25 Jan 2018

Bandh over Mhadei in K’taka, Kadamba suspends services

A car from Goa was stopped from entering Karnataka, even Kadamba stayed off the roads in the state owing to bandh





24 Jan 2018

Mining truck owner assn threaten agitation

Mining truck owners association Aquem stopped mining trucks at Caurem to protest against usage of Maharashtra trucks leading to traffic congestion.

23 Jan 2018

Betalbati murder: Accused arrested

Colva police has arrested alleged accused of Baptist D’Costa who was murdered on Sunday.

22 Jan 2018

Man found dead in Betalbati, mystery over death

The Madgaon police has a murder mystery to solve. A dead body was found on the shores of Betalbati beach on Sunday evening. The police have identified the body and further investigation is on.





21 Jan 2018

‘Casinos are next mining scam’ Reginald makes big claims. Listen in

Did you know, none of the Goans can enter Casinos without holding a tourist permit?

19 Jan 2018

Tourist taxi strike causes inconvenience to tourists

Strike by tourist taxis caused inconvenience to tourists despite the arrangement made by the authorities. In South Goa, tourists were seen dragging their baggage.

18 Jan 2018

Francis Periera walks free in 11th desecration case against him

It has happened again, and for the eleventh time. Francis Pereira the star villain of the Goa Government and Goa Police has been once again acquitted by the court in another Desecration case.





15 Jan 2018

Cuncoli get 108 finally; likely to also get fire brigade

Finally, Cuncolkar’s demand of 108 ambulances in their areas has been fulfilled. In the past, people faced a lot of hardship due to non-availability of the ambulances.

14 Jan 2018

Konkan police confiscate liquor bottles from 4 passengers

The Konkan Railway police arrested 4 passengers for carrying excess quantity of liquor bottles. They were later released after being questioned.

11 Jan 2018

Govt to ‘officially’ celebrate Opinion Poll this year

Goa opinion poll day will be officially celebrated by Goa government this year. On 16th of the main function has been organized by Margao Ravindra Bhavan to celebrate this occasion.





07 Jan 2018

‘Rasto Natya: The First Theatre’ released

:‘Rasto Natya: The First Theatre’, book by Sandesh Prabhudesai on the importance of street theatre in the state was released in a unique function on Sunday.

07 Jan 2018

Legal Metrology officials seize invalid weighing scales

Officials from Legal Metrology raided a number of vendors at Cuncolim weekly market and seized 20 weighing scales from vendors who had no valid papers.

07 Jan 2018

After Vijai, Aquem panchayat reiterates demand for Dr. Sequeira statue in assembly

Aquem Baixo Panchayat has supported Minister Vijai Sardesai’s demand of installing a statue of Dr. Jack Sequeira at the Goa assembly complex.





04 Jan 2018

Cuncolim municipality organises a talk on waste handling

Cuncolim Municipal Council has organised a Swachch Bharat public awareness programme on the 6th of this month in Cuncolim.

30 Dec 2017

CM rejects appointments of Minister's relatives

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has cracked a whip on Water resources minister Vinod Palyekar over the appointment of his close relatives as his private staff.

29 Dec 2017

Cabral should apologize to the Church: Girish

Congress has now again demanded CBI investigation in the series of desecration cases.





28 Dec 2017

Traffic police claim good traffic arrangements for New Year in S Goa

There appears to be a better traffic arrangements for New Year’s eve this year in South Goa.

26 Dec 2017

BJP’s poll gimmick busted, says Cong; Sena wants PM’s intervention

The BJP leadership from centre to the states has blamed the Congress for fuelling protests of farmers in North Karnataka over Goa CM's letter to the BJP president in the southern state.

26 Dec 2017

Assolna parish youth organizes cleanliness drive

Assolna parish youth organized a cleanliness drive on Tuesday. The youth collected a large amount of plastics and other garbage on the occasion.





24 Dec 2017

Luizinho, Churchill call for war against drugs

Two Former Chief Ministers Luizinho Faleiro and Churchill Alemao have raised their voices in unison and declared a war against the increasing drug exploitation among the local rural youth in respective constituencies.

24 Dec 2017

Fatorpa Jatra concludes after 4 day grand festivities

The annual jaatra of Goddess Shantadurga, the village deity of Fatorpa concluded on Saturday morning after the mahaarath.

24 Dec 2017

‘Solve Panaji’s water crisis before Karnataka’ Congress to CM

Latest to attack Parrikar on Mhadei are his challengers from the by-polls. AICC secretary Girish Chodankar has targeted Parrikar for not being able in provide water to own constituency Panaji for all these years.





23 Dec 2017

Cuncolim farmers jubilant, canal starts flowing one month early

Farmers in Cuncolim constituency are happy: They started receiving water for irrigation one month earlier this time. Their harvest will be ready before the onset of monsoon unlike earlier.

23 Dec 2017

Goa entering 52nd year of Opinion Poll, where are Govt celebrations?

Protecting Mhadei is the second battle of identity Goa needs to fight. One was successfully fought 50 years ago. Through the Opinion Poll.

21 Dec 2017

Is Francis Pereira, a case of shoddy investigation?

Is Francis Pereira, a case of shoddy police investigation? Well, that’s what it looks like. Out of 15, he is discharged in 9 cases.





20 Dec 2017

Fatorpa Jatra begins amidst religious fervor

The annual jatrotsav of Shree Shantadurga Fatarpekarin in Fatorpa began on Tuesday.

19 Dec 2017

AAP demands Aadhar card to be linked with activities at Casinos

Goa celebrated 56th liberation day on Tuesday. But according to Aam Aadmi Party, the successive governments have converted the state into the ‘capital of vices’.

19 Dec 2017

Colva murder: 2 arrested, 2 more absconding

Samuel Soren, a labourer from Assam was killed on December 12th.





18 Dec 2017

Margao police arrest 3 for bike theft

Madgao police have arrested three persons accused involved in bike theft at Azadnagar in Madgao.

16 Dec 2017

‘Parrikar’s accusation in Assembly baseless’, says Digambar

Reacting to the Chief Minister’s jibe in the assembly that the earlier Congress governments in Goa has favoured industrialists and gave permissions to coal handlings, Digambar Kamat said he had in fact worked with Jayanti Natrajan’s successor then Forest and Environment minister Jairam Ramesh to control the pollution in the port town.

15 Dec 2017

Bumpy rides on Calconda over-bridge, who’s in-charge?

The over bridge connecting Calconda to Old railway station is in pathetic state. The barbed wires put along the bridge frequently injure the passer-bys. While our netas pass the buck as to who’s in-charge of this bridge, we get you the ground report .





15 Dec 2017

Truck falls into a ditch on Bali Highway, road jam for 2 hours.

On Thursday morning commuters travelling on Bali highway had a harrowing time after a truck fell into a ditch alongside the road dug for the purpose of widening. Here’s the story

14 Dec 2017

Mickky turns revolutionary; bashes politicians, media & the Voter

Former MLA Mickky Pachecho has suddenly become a revolutionary. He has lost hope in politicians and even in the media. He feels that democracy is vanishing and religious leaders are becoming powerful. Thus revolution is the only hope. Mickky is presently out of power.

10 Dec 2017

Seamen Association seeks update about missing boy from cruise line management

Goan Seamen Association of India has demanded un update from the management of Carnival cruise line about the missing Goan boy.





09 Dec 2017

‘Introspect will revoking residential projects’, TCP Minister to Gram Sabhas

Gram Sabhas should introspect while revoking permission to residential projects. Also villagers should give alternatives to the government about what they want in their villages, the Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai told Goa 365 on Saturday.

08 Dec 2017

CRZ violations in Goa a bitter truth, but can we fix this, please?

Though Cyclone Ockhi spared Goa, what came out of it was an eye-opener.

07 Dec 2017

No place to dispose bio-medical waste, Minister admits to fault

Not everyday does a minister openly accept the lapse. Goa 365 has been relentlessly taking up the issue of heaps of undisposed bio-medical waste lying unattended, some even sold to scrap collectors.





07 Dec 2017

Cuncolim civic body clears stinking garbage

Cuncolim Municipal Council has removed the stinking garbage lying at Panzorconi.

05 Dec 2017

Calconda desecration case: final order on 12th Dec

Hearing in another case of desecrations involving Francis Pereira was held on Tuesday. The Final hearing will be held on 12th of this month.

04 Dec 2017

Garbage issue at Panzorconi: Are we awaiting crisis?

The increasing heaps of garbage alongside the NH17 at Panzorconi Cuncolim are becoming a matter of concern for the locals.





01 Dec 2017

Will Govt recommend mercy to the police officer for custody death?

After 23 years, Supreme Court has finally punished two policemen, who had killed goonda of Madgao, Abdul Gaffer, in the police custody.

01 Dec 2017

Fatorpa locals threaten to hold rasta roko over bridge issue

Goa government boasts of good infrastructure and new bridges connecting major towns.

01 Dec 2017

History-sheeter arrested at Madgao Rly Station

Konkan Railway Police arrested a history-sheeter Mahadev Patil on Madgao Railway station platform on Friday.





01 Dec 2017

Cuncollim Chairperson keeps the MLA waiting for 1 hour

Politics is being played over garbage issue at Cuncolim Municipal Council.

30 Nov 2017

Cuncolim council to make the town plastic-free

Cuncolim Municipal Council has appointed a new contractor to segregate and treat garbage. The Municipality also wants to make the town plastic free. As an initiative towards this end, the municipality has started distributing cloth bags to citizens.

27 Nov 2017

Cuncolim councilors & MLA-supporters clash over garbage plant issue

The Kunkalli garbage disposal plant witnessed High voltage drama on Monday. There were verbal clashes between some of the councilors and supporters of MLA Clafacio Dias.





20 Nov 2017

Ruby tragedy : Only contractor chargesheeted; Builders, Govt officials discharged

Finally after nearly 4 years, there is decision on whom to chargesheet in the infamous Ruby Residency building collapse in Canacona.

20 Nov 2017

Robbery cases on a rise in Saxtti

Colva police arrested Mohammad Gunde, resident of Karnataka for robbing a scooter on Friday. Police also said that more arrests are expected.

19 Nov 2017

Chaos, confusion mar Davorlim gram sabha

Chaos and confusion marked the gram sabha at Davorlim on Sunday. The gram sabha was adjourned for a short while till order could be restored.





19 Nov 2017

Awareness on Child Abuse must for prevention: Police

Child Abuse is a very sensitive issue and awareness on this issue is must. Among the children as well as among the parents. In any such case one MUST contact the nearest Police Station and inform.

18 Nov 2017

Police continue seizing retail Ganja sale, but not the suppliers

Goa police continue seizing illegally sold Ganja. But all of them are retail sellers.

17 Nov 2017

Session Court dismisses Aires’ plea for FIR against Vijai, Aires to approach HC

Sessions Court on Friday dismissed the plea of activist Aires Rodrigues on alleged corruption case against Town & Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai. Aires will now approach the High Court next week.





13 Nov 2017

Politics reason for low charge sheet ration in Goa corruption cases: oppn, expert

The police do not investigate corruption cases professionally. Also enforcement agencies are used to file cases keep opposition in check.

10 Nov 2017

Margao vendors association to hold dharna if encroachments not cleared

Margao market vendors on Friday have threatened to come out on the streets in case the Margao Municipal Council does not clear all the encroachments on the footpaths of Margao by Monday.

07 Nov 2017

Will implement HC directives on Tourist Taxi meters within one month: Dhavalikar

Government is keen on implementing not just meters but the installation of GPS in all vehicles. In next 3 months.





07 Nov 2017

Sudin blames Parsekar for electoral loss of coalition stalwarts

In the run up to the 2019, coalition partners as well as the opposition have started taking potshots at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

05 Nov 2017

Tiatrist Sammy Tavares felicitated on the 60th show of tiatr Police Officer

Cuncolim MLA Clafacio Dias said that he would support deputy superintendent of police Sammy Tavares if he wanted to contest from Cuncolim next time.

05 Nov 2017

Bhandari Samaj wants FIR against Vishnu Wagh withdrawn

Gomantak Bhandari Samaj wants the FIR lodged against Vishnu Wagh for his book Sudir Sukt withdrawn.





02 Nov 2017

Three-year-old child kidnapped at Margao railway station

Two teams formed to identify and apprehend the culprits and get back the three-year-old child went missing from the Margao railway station on Wednesday.

31 Oct 2017

Security arrangements in place for Madgao 'dindi'

The 108th Dindi Festival of Margao will be celebrated on 02nd November. Given some past incidents in the commercial capital, security will be tight for the festival.

31 Oct 2017

Two scooters land in pit dug to repair water pipeline

Callousness of government departments continues on Goan roads.





30 Oct 2017

PFI alleges political agenda in Margao meeting permission revocation

Popular Front of India, Goa unit Sayyad Iftehai said that the decision to cancel its meeting at Lohia Maidan, Margao was politically motivated.

29 Oct 2017

Pratik reaches heights on his bike in Himalayas

Sheer determination can take you to great heights of success. All what is required is will power and strength.

27 Oct 2017

Govt withdraws permission to PFI meet for ISI link

The permissions for the mega conference of the Popular Front of India were revoked on Friday by the Police, Madgao Muncipal Council and the South Goa district administration.





27 Oct 2017

Colva taxis to be driven only by owners after 7 pm

Taxi owners in South Goa have taken a major initiative. Colva Tourist Taxi Assocaition has decided that no taxi driver would drive a taxi after 7 o’clock in the evening.

27 Oct 2017

GIPARD organizes training programme for newly elected panchas

The induction programme for newly elected Panchayat representatives from South Goa was organized by the Goa Institute of Public Administration and Rural Development on Friday.

26 Oct 2017

Gandhi market vendors gherao MMC chief officers office

Gandhi market vendors gheraoed the Margao Municipality chief officer Agnelo Fernandes on Thursday over the delay in removing illegal vendors.





26 Oct 2017

Income Tax department On Wednesday raided a fish dealer in South Goa.

Income Tax department On Wednesday raided a fish dealer in South Goa. IT sleuths raided the Factory and office of the dealer and cash of about 15 lakhs were seized.

23 Oct 2017

Kali Puja and religious procession held at Cuncolim

Kali mata worship was performed and a religious procession of the goddesses idol was held in Kunkalli on Sunday evening.

22 Oct 2017

Kunkalli Municipal authorities visit market on Sunday for special anti garbage drive

The Kunkalli Municipal Council has decided to take serious steps regarding the menace of garbage in the market.





22 Oct 2017

Felicitation of Alysia Gomes

A young Goan lady has made the whole nation proud by winning the crown of ‘Major Intercontinental Beauty Queen 2017’ which was held in Panama.

22 Oct 2017

Another Sunday, another road accident, tragedy on Goan roads continues

It was another weekend in Kunkolli with similar fate on the national Highway stretch, which remained blocked for more than an hour after a fatal accident on Sunday morning.

21 Oct 2017

Swacha Bharat: lip service or sincere effort

Is Swacha Bharat really happening? Not in Cuncolim Market. The toilet here is left unclean which makes it difficult for common person to use it. Or garbage on Panaji's streets





21 Oct 2017

Green Goa Foundation threatens to file contempt petition against police, panchayat and municipalities

Green Goa Foundation has threatened to file a contempt petition against police, municipalities and village panchayats for not following the High Court directions vis-à-vis stray cattle on highways.

20 Oct 2017

Cuncolim Municipality to have a new garbage contractor

Cuncolim Municipal Council faces garbage collection and disposal problem.

19 Oct 2017

Police take prompt action at oil spill site in Cuncoli

Oil from a tanker spilled on the road at Cuncoli on Wednesday.





19 Oct 2017

Sale of liquor within 220 Mtrs from Highway at Naveli, panchayat conducts inspection

The Navelim Village Panchayat carried out an inspection after the villagers had complained to the Panchayat regarding the illegal sale of liquor at a Bar and Restaurant in Naveli within the 220 meters distance from the highway.

18 Oct 2017

Goenkarponn, unity themes of speeches at Margao Narkasur competition

The Narkasur completion held in Margao saw top political heavyweights present and speaking on goemkarponn and unity.

17 Oct 2017

Goa Forward Party against GST on Tiatrs, ask representatives to come forward

Goa Forward Party MLA Vijai Sardessai said that he was against 18% GST imposed on nataks Tiatrs by his own government.





17 Oct 2017

Canacona flood victims to get relief even for infrastructure loss

Government has decided to give one time relief to the flood-affected farmers, including for the infrastructure loss, besides the crop loss.

17 Oct 2017

Make farmers market at Margao Bus Stand, says Margao MLA

Margao MLA, Digambar Kamat has asked the government to acquire the open space within the Margao Kadamba Bus Stand and convert it into a farmers market for local vegetable vendors.

13 Oct 2017

Davorlim locals oppose housing projects in village

Locals of Davorlim Dicarpale have opposed two housing projects coming up in the village.





13 Oct 2017

Parents upset over security of students

Do security guards really provide security? Or is there a need of double security because of some anti social elements who disguise as security? Incidents happening these days have raised such questions.

12 Oct 2017

Margao citizens clear footpath off illegal sellers

Citizens of Margao on Wednesday cleared footpaths in front of Communidade Bldg Just 50 mts from Margao Municipality and Near pickup stand.

11 Oct 2017

Traffic congestion at Navelim junction inconveniencing locals

Traffic congestion near the Navelim Church is bothering Navelim locals as well as other commuters





10 Oct 2017

Hazardous biomedical waste dumped at Sao Jose de Arial

Just a week ago Swacha Bharat Abhiyan was observed all over the state. But it looks like it was just for a day.

10 Oct 2017

Pedestrian killed while crossing at Sirlim

A pedestrian crossing the road at Sirlim Dharmapur was hit by 4 wheeler and killed on the spot on Monday evening.

10 Oct 2017

2 girls rescued in flesh trade at Madgao

Another prostitution racket busted in the State





09 Oct 2017

Cuncolim Water Pipeline bursts in Demani, leads to water wastage

The Cuncolim locals are suffering due to water shortage since the main water pipeline in the town exploded at Demani.

07 Oct 2017

I was falsely implicated in Nadia case, many active politicians involved in her death: Mikky

Former Tourism Minister Mikkey Pacheco has alleged that several politicians were involved in the death of Nadia Torrado & they are still active in politics.

07 Oct 2017

MMC removes illegal vendors, but locals condemn the action

The Madgao Municipal Council removed illegal vendors selling local fruits and vegetable at Madgao.





06 Oct 2017

Babu Kawlekar, brother get bail

The Sessions court on Friday granted anticipatory bail to opposition leader Babu Kawlekar and his brother Babal Kawlekar.

06 Oct 2017

Women's’ groups fight over surrogacy case

Two women’s organisations have torn into each other over a case of girl being sexually assaulted while using her as a surrogate mother.

05 Oct 2017

Margao vendors want action against Illegal Vendors

Margao Market vendors met Margao Municipal Council chairperson Babita Prabudessai and Chief Officer, Agnelo Fernandes on Thursday to insist that the civic body stop illegal vendors from doing business in the city.





04 Oct 2017

Matka slips planted in Babu’s house, claims his lawyer

The Madgao sessions court would give order on anticipatory bail applications of opposition leader Babu Kavalekar and his brother Babal on 6th of October.

04 Oct 2017

CBI okays release of Mickky seized items

Former tourism minister Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky is likely to get his seized articles in the money laundering case.

03 Oct 2017

Fatima statue arrives in Goa as part of centenary celebrations of the apparition

As part of the centenary celebrations of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, a statue of Our Lady arrived in Chinchinim from Mangalore on Monday.





01 Oct 2017

Mickky files application for release of documents seized by CBI

Former tourism minister Mickky Pacheco has filed an application in the Margao Sessions Court asking for copies of his documents seized by the Central Bureau of Investigation.

30 Sep 2017

No step-motherly treatment for South Goa: Parrikar

Most of the Government offices present in North Goa will now have a sub-branch on par with its couther parts in South Goa also.

29 Sep 2017

Babal bail case adjourned till 4 Oct, procedure questioned

The arguments in the matter of Babal Kavalekar interim bail will now be heard by the court on 4th October.





28 Sep 2017

Accused, accomplice in Navelim bar murder case arrested

Accused in the Naveli murder case Fayyaz Khatib has been arrested from Ramnagar in Betim.

27 Sep 2017

Worn out tyres of 108 ambulances pose a danger to patients

An ambulance carries a patient to a hospital to save his or her life.

27 Sep 2017

Highway widening work in Navelim begins

The National Highway 17 widening work in Naveli has begun.





25 Sep 2017

Cops seek time till Fri, Babu continues to be on interim bail

The Crime Branch has sought time from the district and sessions court Margao to file a reply in opposition leader Babu Kawlekar’s anticipatory bail plea.

25 Sep 2017

Calconda residents demand action against drugs peddler

Calconda residents submitted a memorandum to Margao Police demanding action against drug peddling in their area.

22 Sep 2017

After Ponda, now Madgao students beat up a peer, threaten a lady

After higher secondary school student stabbed his senior in Ponda on Thursday, Madgao witnessed a fight between high school students on Friday in the school bus.





21 Sep 2017

Carmona Anganwadi & Health Centre crying for basic infra

Broken ceilings, dripping water, overgrown bushes. The Carmona Anganwadi crying out for attention.

20 Sep 2017

Executive members of municipal union boycott Margao civic body meeting

The executive members of the All Goa Municipal employees union along with the general secretary boycotted the meeting convened by Margao Municipal Council.

18 Sep 2017

Stop Mopa work till court cases are over: Goans for Dabolim

Anchor: Goans for Dabolim on Monday demanded that the government stop the work on the Mopa airport as well as the approach road till all the cases that are in court are decided.





16 Sep 2017

FIR against opposition leader: Cong cries foul, BJP says following procedure

The Anti-Corruption Branch filed a FIR against Leader of Opposition Babu Kavlekar for disproportionate assets of 4 crores.

16 Sep 2017

Luizinho inspects Naveli highway, tries to expedite widening work

Naveli MLA Luizinho Faleiro inspected the stretch of National Highway 17 in Navelli.

12 Sep 2017

PWD offcials assures to start soling work at slippery road stretch in Cuncolim

The PWD officials inspected the slippery and dangerous stretch of National Highway 17 in Cuncolim on Tuesday.





12 Sep 2017

Fake certificate scam exposed by Madgao Police

Madgao Police exposed fake certificate racket in Madgao on Monday. Nadim Being is arrested for selling out fake certificates and degrees of SSC, HSSC and professional courses.

11 Sep 2017

Naveli rickshaw driver’s demands stand at Navelim

Naveli Rickshaw drivers have demanded that the government should construct a rickshaw stand in Navelim.

11 Sep 2017

Scooterist killed, wife serious in bike accident at Dramapur

One died on the spot in a road accident at Dramapur- Sirlim on Monday.





09 Sep 2017

Telaulim Naveli villagers stop western bypass work

Telaulim Navelim villagers halted the work on the Western bypass road on Saturday.

08 Sep 2017

Rumdamol panchayat cleans mini sonsodo

The panchayat officials of Rumdamol Davorli Panchayat conducted a drive and cleaned the garbage dumped in Rumdamol on Friday morning.

08 Sep 2017

Free Dental camp at Naveli

A free Dental Camp was organized for students and locals of Navelim.





07 Sep 2017

Faleiro promises waste treatment plant would certainly be set up in Navelim

Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro promised locals that a waste treatment plant in the open space near the Rumdamol Davorlim Panchayat would be set up.

06 Sep 2017

FDA raids, closes food outlets in Mapusa

Directorate of Food and Drugs Administration closed down a restaurant in Mapusa on Wednesday for operating under unhygienic condition.

06 Sep 2017

Women’s org files police complaint against Wagh’s poetry book Sudir Sukt

is a new controversy raising its head over former MLA and poet Vishnu Surya Wagh’s book SudirSukta because it’s selected for Goa Konkani Academy’s literary award. Bailancho Ekvott President Auda Viegas has filed two police complaints against this book.





03 Sep 2017

Goans should take advantage of U-17 Fifa WC to learn & improve quality of game in Goa: Babu

Sports Minister Babu Azgaonkar has appealed to all the Goans to take advantage of tournament of grand scale of the Fifa Under-17 Football World Cup happening in the state.

02 Sep 2017

Tourism Dept to allot shacks after 20 Sep: Babu

The Tourism Department is working for early allotment of shacks this year with the Tourism Minister Babu Azgaokar saying efforts are on to allot them after the 20th of this month.

02 Sep 2017

Branch of tree obstructing traffic at Sonsoddo cut

A broken branch of a tree that created nuisance to motorists and two-wheeler riders at Sonsoddo was chopped off by the fire and emergency services personnel on Friday.





02 Sep 2017

Stranded train passengers bemoan the absence of help desk at Margao

Passengers travelling to Mumbai from Margao on Monday were stranded after their train was cancelled.

31 Aug 2017

Some fishing trawlers stranded in deep sea because of bad weather

Around 15 fishing trawlers that had gone to the sea to catch fish on Monday failed to return to the jetty on Wednesday because of bad weather.

31 Aug 2017

Bhadel, a sculpture of Honesty, brings glory to cultural Madgao

A statue of Honesty has come up in Madgao city.





29 Aug 2017

Margao police reduce chovoth celebrations from 9 to 5 days

Most of Goa is celebrating chovoth. And a lot of Goa has left its villages and is settled in the cities. But they have to go to their ancestral homes for chovoth. And what happens to their city homes? It is the police who keep them safe by and large.

29 Aug 2017

Villagers gherao Pollution Control officials, oppose fish meal plant

Paddi, Barcem and Khola villagers came out on the road on Tuesday to oppose a proposed fish meal plant to be set up in their villages.

29 Aug 2017

Velim locals unhappy with Electricity Dept

Velim residents are sore over the poor services rendered by the Electricity Department.





26 Aug 2017

NH17 blocked for 2hrs in Chinchinni

Goa has witnessed heavy showers in the last 24 hours. A huge tree fell on the highway in Chinchinim on Saturday which resulted in it being blocked for nearly two hours.

25 Aug 2017

Margao women police station infrastructure, treatment of victims deplorable

The Margao women’s police station needs improvement as far as infrastructure is concerned and the way the women staff treat the victims who seek help and protection.

22 Aug 2017

SC stays triple talaq for 6 months, ball in Govt court

The Supreme Court by a majority verdict stayed the practice of divorce through Triple Talaq on Tuesday for 6 months.





22 Aug 2017

Madgaokars requested to inform for ‘extra’ vigilance during Chovoth

If you stay in Madgao, and if you are planning to travel to your native place during chovoth, don’t worry. Madgao Police have a solution for you.

21 Aug 2017

Dharmapur locals upset with non functional CCTVs

Dharmapur locals raised have expressed concern over the non functioning CCTV’s in Margao and surroundings areas.

20 Aug 2017

Hazardous waste in Cucolim Industrial Estate polluting water bodies

Cuncolim Industrial Estate is ranked third in the industrial estates in Goa. However it is facing several problems including power shortage and frequent failures.





19 Aug 2017

Colva villagers demand an upgraded Police Station

The queen of South Goan beaches Colva is well known among the tourists for its beauty and serenity. But the Police station in Colva is like one eyesore in the village.

18 Aug 2017

Political intervention in Drug matters should not be entertained by Police: Babu Azgaonkar

Tourism Minister Babu Azgaonkar has praised the Goa Police for their efforts on curbing the menace of narcotics and drug sale in Goa.

17 Aug 2017

Workshop to create awareness about fire safety, earthquakes, floods organised

Special fire safety demo and workshop was held on Fire safety and natural disaster awareness at Velim Panchayat hall on Thursday.





17 Aug 2017

Centre's 'Khelo Bharat' flayed, Rumdamol school playground in pathetic shape

Ex sarpanch of Rumdamol Anuradha Moghe has said the Khelo Bharat initiative of central government is only for namesake.

16 Aug 2017

Quepem municipality threatens Govt over health centre

Quepem municipal Council members have threatened to bring people out on streets if the new Quepem health centre is not started within 30 days.

16 Aug 2017

Madgao police arrest Mizo native with Ganja

Another drug seller arrested in South Goa. Madgao police arrests one involved in connection with sale of Ganja.





16 Aug 2017

Dahi handi celebrations in the state

Dahi handi celebration was observed all over the state on Tuesday.

15 Aug 2017

Felicitation programs all over the state on Independence day

On Independence Day special programs were organized to mark the 71st Anniversary of Independence.

14 Aug 2017

Dengue cases on rise, officials initiate stringent measures to curb virus

Rumdamol Davorlim locals demanded a new panchayat ghor, a health centre and balwadi’s.





13 Aug 2017

NH 17 stretch at Navelim becoming a death trap

The unrepaired stretch of National Highway 17 in Navelim is becoming a death trap. The trenches which were dug for drainage purposes are filled with water completely.

12 Aug 2017

Cuncoli Bustand in bad condition, needs quick repair

The Cuncoli Bustand is completely in a bad condition.

10 Aug 2017

A family in Naveli gets electricity connection after 30 years

A five-member family living in Naveli got its electricity connection 30 years after they moved in in their new house. A newly elected panch came to their rescue.





10 Aug 2017

Balli panchayat issues notices to gadde, but not ‘Forest’ gaddo

Balli panchayat has issued an evacuation notice to the small gadda owners on the Balli Highway junction.

10 Aug 2017

Unregistered entities won't be allowed Fish unloading at Kutbon

The Kutban Jetty fish unloading will be carried out in a queue system just like it has been done all this while.

09 Aug 2017

Cuncolim Industrialists fighting losing battle against power shortage

Industries in the Cuncolim Industrial Estate are fighting a desperate losing battle with the prevailing power situation.





08 Aug 2017

Mahila Congress, students demand waiving of GST on sanitary napkins

Congress’smahilawing, students want 12% GST on sanitary napkins reduced. Mahila Congress President Pratima Coutinho said that sanitary napkins were a necessity for women and GST needs to be removed from such products.

07 Aug 2017

Luizinho says each one should grow one or two plants, save the earth

Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro has appealed to the locals to plant more and more trees in their vicinity.

05 Aug 2017

Shivsena threatens to approach HC on Netravali illegalities

Shivsena has threatened to approach the High Court if no action is initiated against the panchas of Netravali.





03 Aug 2017

ATS begins security drill and check in State

The Anti-Terrorist Squad on Thursday conducted a check and security drill at Madgao Railway Station. The drill was conducted to check on terrorists coming to Goa.

31 Jul 2017

Salcette Truck Association wants either speed governors or GPS

The Salcete truck owners association ferrying ore for Goan mines has demanded that the government keep either GPS navigation or speed governors for mining trucks but not both.

29 Jul 2017

Agricultural centre to come up on idle govt land

A nearly 2 lakh sq mts agricultural land acquired by the government way back at Durga Chinchinim in 1965 is lying idle, which is a criminal waste of resources.





29 Jul 2017

Navelcars demands immediate repairs of the dilapidated subway

Navelim villagers demanded that the subway at the Navelim centre be immediately repaired and put to use.

29 Jul 2017

4 arrested after Madgao brawl leads to death of 1

Four persons have been arrested including the son of one of the accused who died in connection with a brawl that took place at Calconda in Madgao on Monday.

28 Jul 2017

Luzinho thretanes to block national highway with 10K students

Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro has issued a threat over the bad condition of NH17 stretch.





28 Jul 2017

Dialgon Telaulim villagers threaten ‘rasta roko’ for underpass

Locals from Dialgon Telaulim in Salcette have threatened to agitate and do a rasta roko if the authorities do not make provision of an underpass on the Western Bypass.

27 Jul 2017

Navelim road completely damaged, requires immediate repairs

The stretch of National Highway 17 in Naveli needs immediate attention.

26 Jul 2017

Three involved in burglaries arrested at Madgao

Madgao Police arrested three persons involved in theft cases in and around Madgao city on Tuesday evening.





26 Jul 2017

NIT project delayed despite govt possessing land : UGDP president

UGDP president Dr Jorson Fernandes says NIT project is delayed for over five years despite there being land in government possession.

22 Jul 2017

Madgao police arrest two robbers within 48 hrs

Madgao police have arrested two robbers within 48 hours of the complaint. The two were arrested on Friday in connection with a robbery case at Madgao Railway Station.

21 Jul 2017

Why was Gosavi made scapegoat if Francis desecrated?

Everybody has appreciated Goa police for finally finding the culprit behind desecration of religious shrines since 2003.





21 Jul 2017

Madgao Ravindra Bhavan repair work to begin soon

The structure of Ravindra Bhavan in Madgao is in a complete bad condition.

21 Jul 2017

Tree-fall damage two more houses, this time in Davorlim

Two houses were damaged in Davorlim after a tree got uprooted and collapsed on them on Thursday.

20 Jul 2017

Francis also targeted national heroes: Gandhi to Lohia & Shivaji to Abe Faria

Francis Pereira was not only targeting the religious shrines, but also the statues of national heroes. He had earlier damaged some statues.





20 Jul 2017

Margao Overbridge full of potholes, locals suffer everyday

The Railway over bridge in Madgao which joins the town to Naveli is in a bad shape.

19 Jul 2017

Madgao police arrest a suspect for damaging and burgling street stalls

The issue of street gaddas and stalls being burgled and damaged may have been solved.

18 Jul 2017

Supreme Court order not fully implemented in payment of salaries to Home Guards

The Home Guards in Goa continue to get their salaries as per earlier system.





18 Jul 2017

Farmers worried as scrapyard releases chemical in paddy field

Farmers of Chandrawaddo in Fatorda were agitated over the alleged release of chemical in the nearby paddy fields.

17 Jul 2017

Francis damaged 4 Hindu shrines in 2011; over Rs 22 lakh found in his FD

Francis Pereira has till now disclosed around 100 shrines he desecrated in the last 14 years.

16 Jul 2017

Rumdamol gram sabha rejects setting up of madrassa and a park

The gram sabha of Rumdamol Davorlim panchayat has taken a unanimous decision not to allow the setting up of a madrassa and a park in the village. The gram sabha was held on Sunday.





16 Jul 2017

Cuncolim MLA Clafacio assures to solve the Paroda flood issue

Cuncolim MLA Clafacio Dias has assured the Paroda villagers that he will construct a new flyover or a bypass road for the commuters as the area gets flooded in monsoon.

16 Jul 2017

434th Anniversary of First war of Independence celebrated in Cuncoli

Cuncolim Chieftain Memorial Trust celebrated the 434th Anniversary of the first war of independence in Cuncolim on Saturday.

15 Jul 2017

Sanatan demands public apology for suspecting them of desecrations

Many organisations were suspecting Hindu organisations behind desecrations of religious shrines.





15 Jul 2017

Police arrest Francis for desecrations, he did it to 'release the trapped souls'

Goa police have cracked the case of series of desecration of religious shrines.

14 Jul 2017

Madganvkars live in fear as robberies increase

Madganvkars say an organised gang of criminals is operating in the town.

14 Jul 2017

Deussau chaplan urges people to cultivate fallow land in their parishes

St. Anthony’s Chapel Deussua celebrated Van Mahotsav recently.





14 Jul 2017

One more cross desecrated in Margao, ‘Desecrations to target ME’: Vijai

While the cases of desecrations of holy shrines and crosses are on a rise in South Goa, yet another cross was found desecrated at Kalkonda in Margao on Friday. That too in the close vicinity of the Krishna temple, which was vandalized 10 days ago.

14 Jul 2017

Garbage posing health hazard to Navelim locals

Navelim locals are up in arms because of the health risks posed by garbage is thrown on the side of their roads.

12 Jul 2017

Rally held to create awareness on population

A rally was held to celebrate World population day in Navelim.





11 Jul 2017

Science Express train arrives in Madgao for 3 days

The Science Express train arrived at Madgao Railway station on Tuesday.

11 Jul 2017

Digambar inspects Madgao roads, repairs to start soon

Madgao MLA Digambar Kamat carried out a inspection of the roads and junctions in Rawandfond and Aquem in Madgao on Tuesday.

10 Jul 2017

'Is electricity dept waiting for a mishap in Navelim?'

Is the Electricity department waiting for an untoward incident to occur in Navelim to wakeup and solve the electricity issue of the village?





10 Jul 2017

Tito Cardozo elected unopposed as the new VC of MMC

New elected Vice Chairperson of Madgao Municipal Council Tito Cardozo has promised that he will solve the market issue of Madgao as soon as possible.

08 Jul 2017

Mickky blames the Congress and ‘our people’ for desecration

Former Nuvem MLA Mickky Pacheco has accused the Congress of setting a ploy to desecrate the Crosses by employing our ‘own people’.

07 Jul 2017

Cong wants CBI inquiry into crosses, temple desecration

Congress leader and Quepem MLA Babu Kavlekar has demanded that the cross and temple desecration case be handed over to the CBI.





07 Jul 2017

Raia residents gherao Elect Dept EE, threaten to come on streets

Raia residents led by Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco and former Raia sarpanch Luis Quadros gheraoed the Executive Engineer of the Electricity Department Devadasana A alleging erratic power supply and excess bills.

06 Jul 2017

Madgao citizens condemn assault on a scribe

On Thursday some Margao locals protested against the assault on a journalist by a street vendor.

06 Jul 2017

Rape accused arrested in Margao, NGOs demand strict action

The Margao Police has arrested Sharif Hassan Chowdhury as accused in a rape case of a minor child.





05 Jul 2017

Anti-Terrorist Squad also starts probing desecration cases

The Anti-Terrorist Squad has simultaneously started investigating into the desecration cases in Salcete taluka.

05 Jul 2017

Haj committee denies charges of local Muslim groups

Chief of the Goa Haj Committee Shaikh Jinahas termed the allegations against the committee as false. He said that the Congress Party was misguiding certain sections of the community and that is why they were making such allegations.

04 Jul 2017

Rising burglaries, desecration not a police failure: DIG

Deputy Inspector General of police Bhupendra Kumar has debunked the notion that crimes like burglaries and desecration of religious shrines are one rise because the police force is insufficient.





03 Jul 2017

Local Muslim organisations raise concerns over lack of funds as claimed by Hajj Committee

The local Muslim organizations from Margao have raised concerns regarding lack of funds as claimed by the Hajj Committee.

03 Jul 2017

Health Awareness programs organized in Margao.

People should go for early detection of vector borne diseases. People should alos take precautions and see that there is no water allowed to stagnate and also ensure that blood test are taken in case of any incidents of fever.

02 Jul 2017

3 crosses desecrated in South Goa, locals demand strict inquiry

Several crosses including the famous “Almaacho Khuris” were desecrated by some unknown miscreants at Paroda and nearby areas on Saturday.





30 Jun 2017

Transplantation must for organ donation to succeed, says specialist

Liver transplant surgeon Rahul Kakodkar has said that if the organ donation programme has to succeed, there has to be transplantation of these organs.

30 Jun 2017

Cuncolim Locals wants road side trees pruned, cut

Locals from Mallagenem in Cuncolim have raised serious concerns over the huge trees along the roadside and in the village.

29 Jun 2017

Shortage of personnel at Cuncolim police station hampers work

Cuncolim police station covers three constituencies but lacks suffice manpower. This hampers work of police.





29 Jun 2017

IMA organizes talk on organ donation

Indian Medical Association Margao Chapter organized a talk on organ donation at Margao on Thursday. A number of doctors, including surgeons, attended the talk.

29 Jun 2017

Strong winds, tree falls bring down electricity poles

Four electricity poles were damaged in Cuncolim constituency on Wednesday after strong wind brought down trees.

28 Jun 2017

Congress leader wants inquiry into cutting of 500 cashew trees

The Congress Quepem MLA Babu Kawlekar has demanded inquiry into the indiscriminate cutting of around 500 cashew trees in Quepem area.





28 Jun 2017

Chinchinim panchayat to crack down on non-NOC gaddos

Chinchini Deusua Panchayat on Wednesday has passed a resolution to allow the street gaddas that have panchayat NOCs should be allowed to carry on with their business.

27 Jun 2017

3 injured after a car driver loses control

Three persons were injured and eight vehicles damaged after a motorist lost control and hit the people and the vehicles in Margao on Tuesday.

27 Jun 2017

I am ready to take the responsibility, let the high command decide: Shantaram

Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik says he is ready to take up responsibility as the head of Pradesh congress committee provided the high command permits.





26 Jun 2017

Garbage of Madgao building dumped on Cuncolim roads

Cuncolim locals trapped and caught a hired truck dumping garbage in Cuncolim on Monday.

26 Jun 2017

Cattle on the roads create blockades in Chinchinim

Fear is back again in minds of Dandewaddo locals due to cattle meandering on the street.

24 Jun 2017

Will Luizinho resignation pave way for Parrikar toppling?

Luizinho Faleiro has resigned once again as the President of Goa Congress. Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik is being almost finalised to take over.





24 Jun 2017

I have resigned; form the Government: Luizinho

Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Luizinho Faleiro has indirectly challenged the Congress leaders to form an alternate government by resigning as the PCC President.

24 Jun 2017

Rampant deforestation by ‘Forest’ dept in Khola, villagers demand inquiry

The aggrieved villagers of Dando in Nuvem Khola have threatened to come on roads and start an agitation if a proper inquiry is not initiated by the Forest authorities for rampant deforestation.

24 Jun 2017

Kamat calls for speedy completion of district hospital

MLA Digambar Kamat ha opined that the dangerous portions of Hospicio hospital should be demolished and repaired immediately so as to avoid any tragedy.





23 Jun 2017

“Independent” Balli Panchayat goes to BJP

victorious panel of the Balli panchayat which had claimed to be ‘indpendent’ has now turned towards the Bharatiya Janata Party.

15 Jun 2017

Cuncolim Municipality demands for action against the damaged old buildings

Cuncolim Municipality has raised concerns regarding the fear of collapse of old buildings in the town.

15 Jun 2017

Margao Police thanked by Villagers

The residents of Khareband in Madgao have praised inspector of Margao police station C L Patil for putting an end to the prostitution in their vicinity on Thursday.





14 Jun 2017

Kavlekar claims increase in panchayat tally

Quepem MLA Babu Kavlekar says despite BJP being in power and using government machinery he managed to get more panchas elected.

14 Jun 2017

Dumped mud makes national highway slippery

Mud dumped besides the national highway 17 in Panzarconi is creating a nuisance to the commuters.

12 Jun 2017

Children’s Park of Sirlim floating in rain water

The sign boards which were erected in Sirlim Dharmapur village are now nowhere to be seen in the village.





08 Jun 2017

Dead monkey on a tree creates scare in Cuncolim

A dead monkey on a tree created a scare among locals at Demani in Cuncolim on Thursday.

08 Jun 2017

Luizinho urges Sonia to relieve him immediately

Congress State unit party president and Navelim MLA Luizinho Faleiro said that he had asked the national Congress president Sonia Gandhi to relieve him as president with immediate effect.

06 Jun 2017

Major Relief To The Vellim Villagers, Govt withdraws the revision petition

In a major relief to the Vellim villagers, the state government on Tuesday filed an application before the sessions court to withdraw the revision petition in the 2012 Vellim Church attack case.





05 Jun 2017

GF opposes any restriction on beef, Cong questions BJP’s silence

Goa Forward as well as the Congress have strongly opposed the thought of banning beef in Goa.

24 May 2017

Police to probe Vikat’s claim of 3 more involved in Irish girl’s murder

South Goa Superintendant of Police has ordered the Sub Divisional Police officer of Quepem to re look into the matter of rape and murder of Irish lady Daniela McLaughlin

03 May 2017

Francisco fishes out drowned body, does what Fire Brigade, Navy couldn’t

What the Navy and the Fire brigade could not do , a simple man from Sanguem managed to do .





02 May 2017

Power tariff hike for 3 months inevitable: Madkaikar

Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar has said that the government must raise the tariff slightly for the next three months as the department has to make payments to the tune of 92 crore rupees.

17 Apr 2017

Cow holy to Goans, Slaughter Ban exists since 1978: Luizino

The utterances of Vishwa Hindu Parishad saying that they are capable of enforcing the beef ban in Goa on their own has drawn a strong reaction from both government as well as opposition quarters.

18 Mar 2017

Madgao rally condemns BJP, Goa Forward, Churchill of betrayal

The rally of anti-BJP political parties and social activists held in Madgao on Saturday condemned the act of Goa Forward to join hands with the BJP.





18 Mar 2017

GF Party fully supports Vijai, condemns Luizinho’s statement

Goa Forward central executive committee has extended its complete support to Vijai Sardesai and the Legislature wing of the party.

16 Mar 2017

Can Vishwajeet be barred from contesting for 5 years?

The Congress is exploring the possibility of filing disqualification petition against Vishwajeet Rane, so that he cannot contest for the next five years.

13 Mar 2017

Goa BJP different from national BJP, it has more Christians: Vijai

Goa’s Bharatiya Janata Party is different from the national BJP because Goa party has more Christian MLAs than Hindus.





01 Mar 2017

Cashew plantation in Balli gutted in fire

The fire raged till afternoon. All cashew plantations were completely destroyed with the owner suffering a loss of about one lakh rupees.

24 Feb 2017

Liquor traders threaten to-be-formed Govt to block NH if outlets are closed

Liquor traders of Goa have threatened to block the national highways if no solution is found to save their outlets next to the highways

22 Feb 2017

Will Navelim voter make Luizinho Goa’s next CM?

Navelim constituency this time will also decide who will be the next chief minister of Goa.





15 Feb 2017

Velim: Benjo, Neri, Babush, Cruz confident of winning

As the suspense continues over the fate of the candidates in the assembly election, Goa365 decided to go to the Velim constituency and speak to the candidates as to how confident they are of winning

15 Feb 2017

Caitu to file defamation against Valanka as Centre says he is Indian, not Portuguese

Benaulim MLA Caitu D’Silva has decided to file a defamation case against Valanka Alemao, and John Fernandes

14 Feb 2017

Collectors not authorized to decide dual citizenship of Goans: Shantaram

Congress MP Shantaram Naik has claimed that Goa’s collectors are not authorized to decide about dual citizenship of Goans





13 Feb 2017

Goa’s Dhiryo lovers await new Assembly as TN and Karnataka pass bills

Tamil Nadu passed the Jallikattu bill and now Karnataka Assembly has also passed a bill allowing Kambala.

09 Feb 2017

Cong condemns Parrikar’s ‘sleeping’ in Parliament during PM’s speech

The Congress has condemned the sleeping behaviour of defence minister Manohar Parrikar in the Parliament as well as at the Republic Day parade in Delhi

08 Feb 2017

Churchill alleges Parrikar mobilised opponents in Benaulim; Caitu, Maria deny

Nationalist Congress Party candidate Churchill Alemao has alleged that defence minister Manohar Parrikar tried to bring together all his opponents in support of independent candidate Caitu Silva to defeat him





08 Feb 2017

Churchill, Caitu, Babush, Velingkar claim silent voter would benefit them

Most of the candidates agree that that there was a large number of silent vote this time

24 Jan 2017

Goa Forward to challenge accepting nomination of Jose D’Silva

Goa Forward Party has condemned the decision on accepting the nomination of the Congress Fatorda candidate Jose Silva

20 Jan 2017

Strategic ‘Seat Adjustments’ of Congress with GF still uncertain

The Congress high command has thrown the ball of Fatorda in the court of Goa Forward. Congress has agreed to withdraw its candidate from Fatorda





18 Jan 2017

Is Cong having seat adjustment with GF or BJP, asks Vijai

Forget alliance of Congress with Goa Forward, even fights are not becoming ‘friendly’.

18 Jan 2017

Forget alliance of Congress with Goa Forward, even fights are not becoming ‘friendly’.

Forget alliance of Congress with Goa Forward, even fights are not becoming ‘friendly’.

17 Jan 2017

Mahanand-style rape and murder in Cuncolim

35-year old Sulaksha Janu Gaonkar from Kankon was found murdered in a forest near Cuncolim industrial estate on Monday. Police suspect it to be a rape and murder.





17 Jan 2017

Has BJP ‘conspired’ with Congress in Velim?

The Bharatiya Janata Party fielding its candidate in Velim instead of supporting independent MLA Banjamin Silva has raised eyebrows everywhere.

13 Jan 2017

Congress Grand Alliance with NCP and GF still uncertain

The alliance of Congress with Goa Forward as well as the Nationalist Congress Party may fizzle out

10 Jan 2017

Rahul agrees to alliance ‘in principle’, Sonia’s nod awaited

Rahul Gandhi has agreed for Congress having alliance with other parties like Goa Forward and United Goans of Babush Monseratte





24 Nov 2016

Madgao municipal workers threaten to strike

Madgao municipality’s workersunion has threatened to strike work if their demands are not fulfilled within 8 days.

23 Nov 2016

Shadow Council demands permanent solution of illegal shades

The shadow council of Madgao has raised the issue of a shade atop a building in the town.

22 Nov 2016

Mining Truck owners threaten stir if transport doesn’t start in 8 days

Truck owners from Qepe, Balli, Cunkoli and ambauli have demanded that kavrem mines be made operational as soon as possible.





21 Nov 2016

Burglars now target post offices for currency notes

The demonetization has found new places for the robbers to rob. In Fatorpa, robbers burgled a panchayat office, which also housed a post office. But the thieves did not find new currency notes. Only old notes were robbed.

20 Nov 2016

Cabral involved in illegal activity: GSM

Kudchade Unit of the Goa Suraksha Manch has severely criticized local MLA Nilesh Cabral.

18 Nov 2016

Income Tax Dept. conducts raids on business houses.

The income tax department on Friday raided several business establishments in Goa, including mining firm of Fomento.





16 Nov 2016

Madgao municipality wants to remove hoardings from the garden

Madgao municipal council has unanimously decided to demolish the cage-kind of metallic structure around the garden and the hoardings around it.

16 Nov 2016

Cuncoli congressmen do not want an outsider as a candidate

Cuncoli congressmen carried out a door to door campaign in the constituency to create awareness about the government’s failures on Tuesday.

15 Nov 2016

Deputy CM says RP 2021 will be released in phases

Deputy Chief Minister Francisco D’Souza said that the regional plan of four talukas would be notified in the first phase.





14 Nov 2016

Muslim Morcha in South Goa

Muslims of South Goa marched to the Collectorate opposing the central government move to replace Shariat Law with the Uniform Civil Code.

21 Oct 2016

Babita faces case from Margao shop owner

A shop owner has filed a case with the Vigilance Department against Madgao municipal chairperson Babita Angle Prabhudessai, chief officer Deepali Naik & another person, for passing an order to grant trade licence in his absence.