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18 May 2018

BJP condemns Cong - Guv meet on govt dismissal

The Bharatiya Janata Party has condemned the action of the Congress party in going to Raj Bhavan and demanding that the present BJP led coalition government be dismissed.

18 May 2018

Health camp Dhakankar hospital

A camp to treat people without medicine will be organised at Dhakankar hospital in Goa Velha from 21st to 26 May.

12 May 2018

Amit Shah will meet BJP karyakartas in Goa on Sunday

Union Ayush Minister, Shripad Naik said the BJP rule in the country is a golden period in Indian political history.

12 May 2018

Congress likely to move HC over ‘constitutional crisis’

The Congress is exploring the possibility of filing a petition in the High Court alleging Constitution crisis in Goa. G

12 May 2018

Congress attacks BJP’s doublespeak on Mhadei issue

Ahead of BJP national President Amit Shah’s visit to the state, his statements on Mhadei during Karnataka poll rallies may come to haunt him.

11 May 2018

2-3 Cong MLAs to meet Amit Shah? Cong says no more for sale

Ahead of BJP President Amit Shah’s visit to Goa, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has dropped a bombshell. He says that at least 2 to 3 Congress MLAs will meet the BJP president Amit Shah.

11 May 2018

Goa BJP says tribunal order on Mhadei binding on ‘all’, Cong still mum

Eyeing on Karnataka election, BJP’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured out of court settlement on Mhadei issue and Mhadei water to people of Karnataka.

11 May 2018

Amit Shah must appoint full-time CM for Goa: Congress

Congress party attacked that failure of the government to re-start mining even after three months, arguing that the government is not capable of making decisions.

05 May 2018

Don’t curtail, allow all issues in Gram Sabhas: Cong

The opposition Congress has demanded a further amendment to the Panchayati Raj Act to allow discussion on all kind of issues at Gram Sabhas.

04 May 2018

Taste of Goa kicks off on Mother’s Day

The Mothers Day this year will be celebrated with a food festival in Goa.

04 May 2018

Under which rule governor should dismiss govt: Vinay

State BJP president Vinay Tendulkar has asked GPCC president Girish Chodankar under which rule he wants the governor to dismiss the coalition government.

02 May 2018

9th State Film Festival 2018 in capital from Thurs

The 9th Goa State Film festival 2018 will begin on Thursday in the Capital City

01 May 2018

GTUC attacks Govt on unemployment

Goa trade Union Confederation pointed alleged that the Government has failed to provide employment to the Goan youth.

01 May 2018

May Day: AITUC protests against retrenchments by Mining Co.

May Day was observed on Tuesday. This year All India Trade Union Congress has thrown its weight behind sacked mining workers and unemployed Goans.

28 Apr 2018

HSSC results out: 85.53% overall pass percentage, girls outdo boys

Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education announced the HSSC results. Out of 17,739 students who appeared for the examination, 15,172 have passed. The pass percentage of this year is 85.53%.

27 Apr 2018

Goa celebrates Startup & Innovation day

The Startup and Innovation Day is being celebrated by The Goa Start-Up and Promotion Cell.

26 Apr 2018

Goa to host 2-day Start-up event

Minister for Information Technology Rohan Khaunte addressed “Goa Startup and Innovation” programme to be held in Goa.

26 Apr 2018

I am being targetted: Kenneth

Kenneth Silveira the man who was arrested last Wednesday and then released for a post on the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is now out and alleged that government is targeting him.

26 Apr 2018

Girish chosen to lead Goa Congress, replaces Shantaram

AICC Secretary Girish Chodankar was appointed as GPCC President on Thursday after a typical Congress drama. He relieves Shantaram Naik.

24 Apr 2018

Minister, traders meet: Online licenses, fee rollback on the anvil

The Urban development Minister Francisco D’ Souza directed the Corporation of the City of Panaji to work out mechanism to place the Trade licenses renewals online and try and reduce their taxes.

23 Apr 2018

GMC medicine tender faces legal challenge

AITUC has filed a writ petition before the Bombay High Court, demanding that the Goa medical college tender for medicines and surgical to a private company be set aside if already tendered.

21 Apr 2018

GFDO questions Suresh Prabhu’s plans to make Mopa cargo hub

Goans for Dabolim Only has questioned Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu’s plans to export agricultural produce from Goa when in reality Goa is importing its agricultural needs from neighbouring states.

20 Apr 2018

Only GMC will transplant organs, cancer OPD from Wed: Vishwajeet

Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane said Goa Medical College will be the only institution to transplant organs from now on.

19 Apr 2018

CM FB news: 2 day remand given; oppn condemns govt attitude, double standards

The police’s crime branch got 2 days remand for budding Vasco based politician Kenneth Silveira on Thursday.

19 Apr 2018

BJP admits attempt to destabilise Parrikar Govt, condemns Opposition

The Bharatiya Janata Party has finally admitted that attempts are going on to destabilise the coalition government.

18 Apr 2018

HC orders X-ray of Fr Bismarque’s body, will the case reopen?

The controversial case of the death of social activist Fr Bismarque Dias took a dramatic turn on Tuesday.

18 Apr 2018

BJP has failed to protect women: Mahila Congress

Goa Mahila Congress took the march against ruling BJP, accusing the party going lenient in the case.

05 Apr 2018

‘Govt to fill vacancies in reserved categories’

The government has promised to fill up the vacancies in the reserved categories, the SC/ST and OBC leaders said on Thursday after a meeting of more than 24 groups.

05 Apr 2018

Dy Speaker Michael indulges in extortion from builders: Congress

The battle in Calangute over PDAs and future of development just refuses to die down.

02 Apr 2018

Over 20,000 students appear for SSC exams

Over 20,261 Class X students appeared for their SSC examination across 27 centres across Goa on Monday. After yearlong preparations students answered their first paper.

02 Apr 2018

Viswajeet opens facilitation centre for Maha patients at GMC

A facilitation centre was launched by the Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane at the Goa Medical College for the benefits of people from Sindhudurg, Maharashtra.

31 Mar 2018

Vijai gives in, drops all villages of St. Cruz, St Andre from PDA

Anchor: In a major announcement, TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai has dropped all the villages from Greater Panaji PDA, except Taleigao.

27 Mar 2018

Vishwajeet firm on GMC charging, but prepared for MOU with Mah

The Goa government will not back down from threats from across the border on charging Maharashtra patients in GMC.

27 Mar 2018

AAP files CBI complaint, writes to PM on CDM Smith bribery case

Aaam Aadmi Party state unit has lodged a complaint with the CBI on the CDM Smith 25,000 US dollar corruption case.

23 Mar 2018

AAP alleges fraud in PWD, GIDC tendering process

Aam Aadmi Party has alleged that there is a massive corruption in the PWD and IDC tendering process.

18 Mar 2018

‘Ensure no student is affected,’ Govt warns protesters

The government has appealed the protesters to maintain peace and ensure that students who will be appearing for boards would not get affected by the protests.protest.

18 Mar 2018

Gadkari reaching on Monday, is the solution in sight?

Central minister and BJP Goa in-charge to reach Goa on Monday night.

16 Mar 2018

‘Speedy settlements of claims under Tribal forest act’

Forest rights claim issue will now be resolved by taking the help from concerned departments says Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte.

13 Mar 2018

Vithal Chopdekar is new Panaji mayor

First time corporators Vithal Chopdekar was on Tuesday elected the new mayor of Panaji city. Asmita Kerkar was elected deputy mayor. Both are from the panel controlled by Babush Monserrate.

13 Mar 2018

Gadkari coming to Goa next week to resolve mining crisis

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is coming to Goa next week to find a solution to the mining impasse that has struck the state.

12 Mar 2018

Goa govt wants partial running of mining before mines are auctioned

Goa government is seriously thinking of finding a way out to keep the mining industry running partially by allowing transport of the ore extracted till 15th of March.

09 Mar 2018

Michael hits back, says Agnelo wanted re-zoning

Chairman of North Goa Planning and Development Authority Michael Lobo has countered the allegations leveled against him by Congress over PDA.

09 Mar 2018

Central Ministers should come down to Goa: Michael

As the deadline for Supreme Court’s order on mining ban approaches, BJP MLAs are raising their apprehensions one by one over the court’s order on the stoppage of mining in the 88 mines.

07 Mar 2018

This Women’s day, support #BleedWithPride

It’s 2018 but menstrual cycles and periods are still talked about in hushed voices.

07 Mar 2018

CCP finalises bye-laws at its meeting

Discussion on draft bye-laws of the Corporation of the City of Panaji was one of the main topics business conducted at the meeting of the corporation on Wednesday.

05 Mar 2018

Forest Department dismisses appeal against Cutting of trees at Mopa

The Forest department dismissed the appeal by an NGO against what they termed as excessive and illegal cutting of trees at the site of the Mopa airport on Monday.

23 Feb 2018

Recover Rs 98,400 Cr from mining companies, demands AAP

Aam Aadmi Party wants the government to recover the money from the mining companies for illegally mining ore from 2007.

19 Feb 2018

Shripad’s presence at BJP meeting raises eyebrows

Eyebrows were raised when Union Minister Shripad Naik also attended the meeting of BJP MLAs held on Monday before the Assembly session.

14 Feb 2018

Mining closure, no impact on state economy: CM

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar has made two things very clear on the issue of mining ban.

14 Feb 2018

No intention of banning girls from drinking beer: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has finally clarified on his statement on Goans girls drinking beer.

13 Feb 2018

Modi Govt has failed to act on Go-raksha, Mandir: Abhiyan

Go Raksha Abhiyan has said the BJP-led government at the centre has failed to implement its assurances of constructing a Ram mandir and protecting cows.

13 Feb 2018

Stop recruiting only Sattari people in GMC, Cong MLA tells Vishwajit

We need people from our constituencies employed in the new hospital.

13 Feb 2018

PMO seeks report on mining from Parrikar

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that the Prime Minister’s office had contacted him soon after the Apex Court order on Goa mining.

08 Feb 2018

CM predicts mining restart in 6 months, Speaker says but it won’t be the same

There is a speculation that it could take three to five years for the mining to start again in Goa. But chief minister Manohar Parrikar claims it would start in 6 months.

08 Feb 2018

India's first two-wheeler ambulance at your service

In a first of its kind in the country, 108 ambulance service launched 20 two-wheeler ambulances in Goa. The two-wheeler ambulances will cater as the first response to any mishaps and will aid those in need.

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.

06 Feb 2018

Strong support system of society helps cancer recovery: Dr Salkar

The President of Goa Cancer Society Dr Shekhar Salkar has said one cannot allow cancer to win the battle. We all have to fight this battle together and a strong support system is very important.

06 Feb 2018

Funds is not a constraint for panchayats: Mauvin

Funds will not be a constraint for panchayats. The Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho said that under the 14th Finance Commission around 27 crore rupees is lying unutilized with the government .

05 Feb 2018

Panzarconi locals protest NH road widening; Meet CM

Locals and Ex Cuncoli MLA Joaquim Alemao met the chief minister Manohar Parrikar and the TCP minister Vijai Sardesai at the assembly Complex on Monday.

03 Feb 2018

Budget pro rural, widely welcomed, says Sawaikar

Minimum support price has been increased one and a half times, operation green, rural markets and krishi cards for fishermen.

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.

01 Feb 2018

Around 50 Kadamba buses to run on biogas: CM

The chief minister Manohar Parrikar said that in a first in the country, around 50 public transport buses will run on biogas produced in Goa from waste.

31 Jan 2018

‘Ambiguity over coconut scheme, need clarification’: Congress

As the government readies to roll out the coconut scheme from February 1st at Horticulture Kiosks, Mahila Congress has reiterated that Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai must clarify the criteria to avail the schemes.

26 Jan 2018

CCP cries foul over piped gas payments

The capital city, its surroundings and Ponda town will soon get piped gas.

23 Jan 2018

Withdraw from govt, stick to your promise, Cong challenges Goa Forward

Congress has started fishing in troubled waters. Goa Forward has taken a tough position on installing a statue of Dr. Jack Sequeira in the Assembly complex.

23 Jan 2018

Panaji now gets brand new Gymkhana

Long pending dream and aspirations of sports enthusiast is fulfilled with All new Sports complex of Panjim Gymkhana and will go a long in nurturing young sporting talent in Goa.

22 Jan 2018

3RD All Goa Tennis tournament to begin on Jan 26th

The 3rd All Goa Tennis tournament is around the corner. Gadre Gasper Dias Open 2018, the tournament will be held at Club Tennis De Gasper Dias in Miramar.

21 Jan 2018

‘Not satisfied with the meeting with CM’: GPCC President

GPCC President earlier on Sunday met Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and discussed the issue of on-going taxi strike in Goa.

20 Jan 2018

Star rating protocol of Indian cities launched

Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said he was confident that Goa will become hundred per cent 'open defecation free' by October 2018.

20 Jan 2018

Sec 144 imposed until Saturday night, DGP takes stock of strike situation

Taxi strike in Goa has entered day 2 and while the netas paid their visit, some in solidarity and some for the photo- op.

19 Jan 2018

Govt ready to sit across with taxi operators: Michael

Government is ready to sit across with the taxi operators and negotiate.

19 Jan 2018

Taxi drivers defy Govt orders, strike is on

The Taxi strike has happened. Fiery speeches and defiance marked the gathering of taxi owners gathered in large numbers at Azad Maidan.

17 Jan 2018

Mahamarathi Sammelan begins on 3rd Feb

Goa Marathi Academy will organise the 2nd Mahamarathi Sammelan at Government College Quepem.

17 Jan 2018

Common man not getting justice: Tamhankar

Law and order is in peril, and cops are not taking action once complaints are made.

16 Jan 2018

GTDC to expand toilet facilities at beaches

Goa Tourism Development Corporation has moved files to construct toilet facilities at 30 locations in the state.

14 Jan 2018

Dr Jack de Sequeira statue should be installed at Assembly complex: Eduardo

Former union minister and Congressman Eduardo Faleiro has batted for a statue of Dr jack de Sequeira at the Legislative Assembly complex.

11 Jan 2018

Nobel event to stimulate scientific temper

Goa this year is hosting Nobel Prize series next month with Nobel laureates. According to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, it would help inspire thinking in a scientific manner.

10 Jan 2018

10-day Lokotsav to begin from Fri

Lokotsav 2018 will be held from 12th of January to 21st at Darya Sangam in Kala Academy.

09 Jan 2018

Legislators’ Day debates RP21, makes suggestions

Goa Legislators’ Forum conducted a seminar on Draft Regional Plan for Goa 2021 on Tuesday at Goa assembly complex. The occasion was the Goa Legislators’ Day.

09 Jan 2018

CM assures action against ‘private’ policing of beef sale

Beef, beef or no beef. Is it becoming a controversy because private NGOs are allowed police beef import into the state? But Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has now assured strict action against these elements.

08 Jan 2018

Cong accuses CM of not implementing 'Public Services Act'

The Congress accused the Manohar Parrikar led government of not implementing the Right of Citizens to Time Bound Delivery of Public Services Act 2013.

08 Jan 2018

Beef strike hits 3rd day

The heat over Beef is still refusing to die down. On Monday The Congress said that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar would never sort out the beef issue because of the influence of the RSS.

06 Jan 2018

ADR a peaceful alternative for court cases

Court cases are generally associated with lawyers of both the sides fighting out to prove their cases.

05 Jan 2018

Mhadei issue: Musical Warriors set to protest against CM’s missive

Even though the issue of Mhadei water is being hotly debated in the state, more protestors are joining in.

05 Jan 2018

This Republic day take a first step towards ‘plastic free Goa’

The first phase of plastic free Goa will begin from 26th of January in Goa. From 30th May, the policy will be implemented in the whole state.

05 Jan 2018

Roadside drinkers in Goa will now be behind bars, CM takes action

Drinking at public places will now be banned in the state of Goa.

03 Jan 2018

Reginald alleges CM silent on corruption at Goa State Coop Bank

Corruption prevails at Goa State Cooperative Bank. Congress leader Alex Reginald Lourenco demanded white paper on the financial status of the bank. Reginald also alleged that tax collection from 14 casinos is highly undervalued

03 Jan 2018

Goa can't stop Karnataka 'using' Mhadei water, diversion opposed: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that it was not possible to stop people from Karnataka from using Mhadei river water both for drinking or irrigation as the river travelled through it.

03 Jan 2018

Cabinet okays cricket stadium at Dhargal; mining-affected OTS scheme extended till March

A cricket stadium of international standards will soon become a reality. The cabinet has given its approval to hand over the land in Dhargal to the Goa Cricket Association to build the stadium.

03 Jan 2018

Do 'roadside' tourists benefit Goa?

Tourists drink on the beaches and pee in the corners. Cook on the roadside, use the fields and dark corners as toilets.

02 Jan 2018

Expect surge in high tide this Supermoon!

Weather department has issued a warning to shack owner and other operators of water activities on beaches to stay away from deep sea as there could be surge in high tides from 2 to 5th of January.

29 Dec 2017

India has a tradition of considering world as a family: Archbishop Ferrao

In India, we believe that we live as one family under God. Indian civilisation always chanted Ohm Shanti.

29 Dec 2017

New under construction Mandovi bridge pier catches fire

The 33rd pier of the new Mandovi Bridge caught fire on Friday afternoon. Fire fighters rushed to the spot immediately after the incident was reported and the fire was doused moments after. No casualties were reported.

28 Dec 2017

Gera donates two garbage trucks

Swachch Bharat and cleanliness should be every Goan’s mission. Mindsets in Goa vis-à-vis garbage are changing slowly but definitely.

09 Dec 2017

Govt should compensate us, improve infrastructure: shack owners

Shack owners have demanded that the government compensate them for the damages suffered by them in the aftermath of the cyclone. They said that the compensation amount should at least equal to the fees that they are paying to the government.

08 Dec 2017

FC Goa to take on Kerala blasters in 2nd home match on Sat

The Gaurs will take on Kerala Blasters on Saturday at 8 in the evening at the Fatorda Stadium.

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

‘Schemes must reach every woman & child at grassroots level’ says Rane

Government has admitted that the huge expenditure on the women and child development may not have reached the right people. To monitor and mitigate this situation the government has formed an empowered advisory committee.

03 Dec 2017

Tara demands Aires case be transferred to Crime Branch

President of Savera, Tara Kerkar wants the defamation and sexual harassment case against advocate Aires Rodrigues be transferred to the Crime Branch.

03 Dec 2017

Ockhi Effect: ‘Yellow Alert’ for Goa. Fishermen, ports warned

Though there is no reason to panic over cyclone Ockhi, the MET department has predicted weather change on Monday.

01 Dec 2017

Fisheries dept gears up for Aqua Fish Fest 17

The state fisheries department is gearing up for the Aqua Goa Mega Fish Festival.

30 Nov 2017

Mauvin should apologise for degrading Gram Sabhas: Cong

The Congress party has demanded that the panchayat minister should apologise to the people for stating that the resolutions passed at gram sabhas have no bearing on the government.

30 Nov 2017

CCP adopts new plinth rate for Panaji

The Corporation of the City of Panaji has adopted new plinth rate for the Panaji city. The PWD had adopted the new rate in August last year. This is one of the main decisions taken by the council on Thursday at its meeting.

29 Nov 2017

Congress responsible for casinos, coal in Goa: CM

The Congress has taken money to give licenses to casinos and probably coal too, the Chief Minster Manohar Parrikar alleged on Wednesday. The Bharatiya Janata Party has opposed the coal handling expansion.

24 Nov 2017

Para teachers’ strike to continue till CM’s assurance becomes a circular

Agitating para teachers have shifted their protest venue from the Secreariat to the Directorate of Education. Because Section 144 is imposed around the Secretariat after they blocked the road on Thursday.

23 Nov 2017

Now IFFI Steering Committee member supports S. Durga

It’s been more than 48th hours since the Kerala High Court ordered that S Durga be included at IFFI but the silence from the committee & I&B ministry still prevails.

18 Nov 2017

Digambar fears arrest in mining case, court refuses interim bail, house raided

Former chief minister Digambar Kamat fears arrest once again.

15 Nov 2017

Bharat Mukti Morcha asks govt to amend Waterways of India Act

Bharat Mukti Morcha has strongly protested against the comments made by Union Ministers and the state chief minister over issues related to coal transportation and river nationalization.

12 Nov 2017

Uday Mhambro starts new tradition of releasing E-Book with hard copy at the release of ‘Manshachya Sodaant’

'Manshachya Sodaant', a Konkani poetry collection of Uday Mhambro has set a new tradition of releasing a E-Book along with a hard copy.

10 Nov 2017

Don’t want Coal, don’t use electricity: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday said that those who did not want any coal to come into the state should not use electricity as coal was needed to generate electricity.

04 Nov 2017

Thrust on Infrastructure spending: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said tat one good thing about this year’s trend is healthy and robust spending on infrastructure and capital items.

03 Nov 2017

KTC Monthly bus pass scheme to close by Nov end

From December 1 all the commuters travelling by Kadamba will have to pay full fare. This is because the validity of the popular monthly pass for its services will end in November.

02 Nov 2017

'Almost all' tiatrist & dramatists won't come under GST: Parrikar

Everybody including Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai is opposing GST imposed on the Triatrists and Drama producers.

31 Oct 2017

Art & Culture grace marks policy will soon become reality: Gaude

The new policy regarding grace marks for the students who participate in Art & Culture related extracurricular activities will soon be a reality.

30 Oct 2017

FCGoa begin practice at Bamboli Athletic Stadium

The FC Goa gaurs are back in Goa from Spain.

26 Oct 2017

Strong winds, heavy rain ground 2 ferries in Mandovi; passengers rescued

Passengers crossing the Mandovi got a scare when strong winds along with heavy rains forced their ferry off course and into a sand bank.

26 Oct 2017

NGO wants investigation on foreigners sick leave certificates

NGO Savera today demanded that a proper investigation be conducted into details of government doctors giving sick certificates to foreigners on Thursday.

23 Oct 2017

Rajasthan Govt’s ordinance is to protect Vasundhara & suppress press freedom: Shantaram

The Congress on Monday criticized the ordinance issued by the BJP Rajasthan government on freedom of press.

23 Oct 2017

Use of modern mechanisms to preserve heritage must: Vijai

Modernization cannot and should not be mixed with Heritage however it can be clubbed together for purposes like archiving and digitization.

14 Oct 2017

BJP to hold rally to protest killing of its cadres in Kerala

Bharatiya Janata party will hold a rally in Panaji on Monday as part of its nationwide protest against the killing of its cadres in Kerala and West Bengal.

10 Oct 2017

GMC, district hospitals no more to be free for patients from outside Goa

Health facilities for the people from outside Goa will not be free any more either at the Goa Medical College hospital or the district hospitals by November.

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.

04 Oct 2017

PM has no right to say all our leaders on bail: Cong

The Congress party condemned the statement by Prime Minster Narendra Modi that the entire Congress leadership was out on bail. According to them it was the BJP leadership that was embroiled in some scam or the other.

04 Oct 2017

After fire, Panaji RTO to now function from Thu at a new place

After fire, Panaji RTO to now function from Thu at a new place

03 Oct 2017

KTC bus stand fire impact is very severe, assessment of losses still on

The impact of fire on KTC bus stand is very severe. The assessment and evaluation process from the administration of the tragic incident is still on.

02 Oct 2017

Parrikar allotted portfolios after RSS sanction: Shantaram

The Congress has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of getting the clearance for the portfolios from the RSS headquarters in Nagpur.

19 Sep 2017

Lucky 7 moving…. Neither forward, nor backward!

Lucky 7 casino vessel has started moving. But neither forward nor backward. Its hull is grounded and is pivoting around that point. Now, it’s pointing towards the Panaji Residency.

18 Sep 2017

Install ‘ERO net’ App, enroll as a voter

Anchor: No more hassles in enrollment of one’s name in electoral roll. One can do it within 5 minutes by using the ERO net app on mobile itself.

15 Sep 2017

Goa Forward takes Cipla to task for ignoring Goan youth

Goa Forward Party has asked the Chief Minister to intervene with a pharmaceutical company to employ Goan youth. The company has recently advertised in Karnataka for jobs in their Goa-based unit.

13 Sep 2017

Cabinet clears IT startup policy, convention centre

The cabinet on Wednesday cleared the IT centric Goa start up policy and finalized anEDC driven special purpose vehicle to construct a convention centre and other infrastructure in the state. The project will come up at Dona Paula. The chief minister also said that the new enrolments for the DDSSY medical schemes will start from December. And as of now the renewals are on.

12 Sep 2017

Final call on Bainginim land transfer at Wed CCP meet

The Corporation of the City of Panjim has once again said it would not transfer the Baingini land to the government for the garbage treatment plant.

11 Sep 2017

Issuing of liquor licenses to 1200 outlets to begin on Tuesday

The government will start the process of issuing liquor permits to around 1200 outlets within municipal limits from Tuesday.

08 Sep 2017

FDA seizes tobacco worth 30 lakh rupees

Officials of the Directorate of Food and Drugs Administration seized tobacco worth 30 lakh rupees.

06 Sep 2017

Miramar to Dona Paula road to be kept clean under CSR

Miramar to Dona Paula road to be kept clean under CSR

06 Sep 2017

Journalist assassinated outside her home

The killing of prominent senior journalist Gauri Lankesh has shocked the nation. She was shot and killed outside her house in cold blood.

06 Sep 2017

Mopa Airport to get more land, cabinet decides

The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to transfer a little over one lakh sq mts of land at Mopa to the upcoming Greenfield airport.

03 Sep 2017

ESG organizes various programmes for Cinephiles in Sept

The Entertainment Society of Goa has organized several programmes in the month of September as part of the activities of Cinephile Club.

01 Sep 2017

Why attack Church & leave Sadhvi Saraswati, Cong asks BJP

There is yet another blame game played by the Congress on the issue of desecrations. The opposition party is asking why the ruling BJP did not file FIR against Sadhvi Saraswati who said beef eaters should be hanged.

01 Sep 2017

Why Church is silent on Fr Bismarque death issue, asks Goa Forward

The blame game has started on the fact finding report made by the Church on desecration issue. Earlier, the BJP had objected to the report.

31 Aug 2017

BJP corporators deny Congress allegations on Mala link bridge

BJP backed corporators on Thursday denied the charges made Congress about various problems faced by the Mala bridge.

30 Aug 2017

BJP MLA Cabral slams Church over article in its official magazine

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday attacked the recent report by a church backed organ questioning the police investigation into the desecrations and a recent article in a church run magazine.

30 Aug 2017

Pay parking to be re-introduced in Panaji, new CCP building to be ready in 4 years

Corporation of the City of Panaji intends to introduce pay parking again in the city.

29 Aug 2017

Panji municipality seeks to widen house tax net

The Corporation of the City of Panji will start bringing commercial buildings and home rentals that are not paying house taxes within the corporation’s net within 15 days. Dues could be as high as 5 crore a year.

28 Aug 2017

Parrikar’s vote share declines, but Vishwajeet's zooms up

Finally, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party won both the seats in the by-election. But the vote share of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikarhas reduced a bit this time.

28 Aug 2017

Vishwajit wins by over 10,000 votes, wipes out Ravi-Roy

Bharatiy Janata Party Candidate Vishwajeet Rane won the Valpoi by-elections by more than 10,000 votes.

27 Aug 2017

Monday D Day for Parrikar; reality check for Cong

Monday is the D Day for the chief minister Manohar Parrikar. Monday will also decide the fate of the government.

20 Aug 2017

Mauvin predicts landslide victory for Parrikar with margin of more than 7000 votes

Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho has predicted that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will win the Panaji bye election with a margin of more than 7000 votes.

20 Aug 2017

Explain to people shifting Goa under Delhi NGT: Shantaram

GPCC President Shantaram Naik has questioned the shifting of Goa from the West Zone of the National Green Tribunal to the principal bench in Delhi.

14 Aug 2017

Is Michael shielding the Police having nexus? Make their names public: Congress

Congress has questioned why Calangute MLA Michael Lobo is not making the names of Police officials allegedly involved in nexus with criminals public.

14 Aug 2017

GFA launches 2017-18 referee and match commissioner kit

Being a referee and match commission in footballs is becoming now a profession says GFA president Elvis Gomes.

10 Aug 2017

Girish mobilises support of anti-Parrikar people in Panaji

Congress candidate of Panaji Girish Chodankar has started mobilizing support of varied group of people who are against chief minister Manohar Parrikar.

06 Aug 2017

Central govt should remove casinos from Mandovi River after nationalisation

GPCC president Shantaram Naik has said after the nationalization of rivers, it is the duty of the union government to remove the casinos from Mandovi river.

27 Jul 2017

Another cross found damaged in Chimbel, police probe on

Another cross was found damaged in Chinchwado Chimbel on Thursday.

08 Jul 2017

Govt toppling not my priority: Shantaram

New Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Shantaram Naik made it very clear that his priority was not toppling the present BJP led government but building the party up.

02 Jul 2017

Panchayat elections give mixed results

The results of 99 wards of 11 panchayats were declared on Sunday.

28 Jun 2017

Cong demands revocation of circular barring Govt officers

The Congress legislature party on Wednesday resolved to ask Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to roll back the directions against officers going to MLAs’ houses and offices for meetings.

26 Jun 2017

International anti-drugs day observed

International day against Drugs and drug abuse was observed on Monday in the City.

22 Jun 2017

Around 1200 liquor outlets in state may get relief in next one month

Around 1200 more liquor outlets out of the 2200 affected outlets may immediately get relief from the Supreme Court verdict on banning sale of liquor.

21 Jun 2017

3rd International Yoga Day celebrated

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar advised people to practice yoga throughout the year for better mental and physical health. The third International Yoga Day was celebrated throughout the state on Wednesday.

20 Jun 2017

Mahajan of Ramnathi Temple alleges illegalities by committee, demands probe

Mahajans of shree ramnath temple at Ramnathi Ponda have alleged that various illegalities are being carried out by the managing committee of the temple.

19 Jun 2017

Goa’s celebrities unite to oppose Sadhvi, March on 16 July

After all the political turmoil over Sadhavi Saraswati’s statements over hanging the beef eaters, now Goans from various stratas of society have joined hands to protest against Sadhavi.

16 Jun 2017

Reason behind mysterious death of cattle still unknown

The mystery behind the sudden death of 17 cattle in Ambauli and Adne area of Quepem is still not solved. The reason behind this tragic incident is still not known.

15 Jun 2017

Will the High Court disqualify Vishwajeet on Mon?

The High Court will decide the fate of Health minister Vishwajeet Rane on Monday.

15 Jun 2017

Goa BJP to mobilise max support for President of India election

India’s lawmakers will elect new President of India on 17th of July.

15 Jun 2017

CM suspects police-goonda nexus in Merces tourist attack

Looks like Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has taken the brutal attack on tourists in Merces very seriously.

12 Jun 2017

Incessant rains create havoc all over the state

It’s not even a week since the monsoons have hit Goa; the heavy rains have started creating havoc all over the state.

06 Jun 2017

HC permits SEC to postpone panchayat polls in 15 ‘reserved’ wards

Elections of 15 wards in 10 panchayats are getting postponed. They will be probably held on or before 2nd of July.

05 Jun 2017

Afterthought: CM for giving delimitation & reservation powers to SEC

The delimitation and reservation of panchayat wards was done by the government. And now Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar says that it would be done by the State Election Commission, from the next election.

05 Jun 2017

Bhamre dismisses social media videos on jawan harassment as rumours

Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subash Bhamre has said that the Defence Ministry is taking utmost care of every Jawan of Indian defense force.

01 Jun 2017

In 2 months, Rakhi embraces a 4th party

Rakhi Naik from Sanguem is probably moving towards creating a record in Goa’s political defections.

25 May 2017

Govt to approach SC on Fri on HC order on panchayat polls

Goa government has decided to challenge the high court decision on panchayat elections before the Supreme Court on Friday.

23 May 2017

CCP’s new complex to house Govt offices & multi-level parking

The City Corporation of Panaji is planning to go ahead with its prestigious project of new building.

22 May 2017

CM assures to transplant & not cut coconut trees for road widening

Around 400 coconut trees along the national highway from Guirim to Porvorim are proposed to be cut.

19 May 2017

HC issues notices to Speaker, Protem Speaker in Vishwajeet case

The Bombay High Court issued notices to the speaker and the pro tem speaker on the disqualification petition filed by the Congress Party against Health Minister Vishwajit Rane.

19 May 2017

MGP may file candidate for RS poll separately

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has taken offensive stand on Rajya Sabha election scheduled on 8th June.

19 May 2017

Govt to audit 100 Portuguese-era bridges

Looks like the government is learning a lesson from the Sanvordem mishap.

18 May 2017

SC asked for 26 reserved wards, got 15, partially happy

he Confederation of all the associations of Scheduled Castes under the banner of Vishwabhushan Babasaheb Ambedkar Samiti has welcomed the historic decision of Goa Government to give reservation to Scheduled Castes in 15 wards.

18 May 2017

Gera crane crashes, killing the operator, in Panaji

A crane operator of Gera constructions was killed on Thursday evening in Panaji as the hydraulic crane suddenly crashed.

16 May 2017

35% wards reserved for panchayat polls, including 15 SC wards

The number of reserved wards is finally out for the panchayat elections. Total 15 wards reserved for the scheduled caste for the first time. 168 wards for the scheduled tribes and 357 wards for the Other Backwards Classes.

09 May 2017

Reginald to move breach of privilege on casino issue

Curtorim MLA Alex Reginald Lourenco is filing a breach of privilege motion against some government officers in connection with allowing sixth casino in River Mandovi.

24 Apr 2017

Panchayat polls preponed to 17 June, but not before its term ends

The panchayat elections would be now held on 17th of June, and not on 25th of June, as decided earlier.

24 Apr 2017

Fearing arrest, Digambar seeks interim anticipatory bail

After Louis Berger bribery case, former chief minister Digambar Kamat is now expecting arrest in the illegal mining case.

20 Apr 2017

Congress party says government has no right to announce panchayat election

The holding of panchayat elections one month after its term ends has become the issue of controversy.

18 Apr 2017

Congress party terms Vijai Sardesai as BJP spokesperson

The Congress has criticized the Bharatiya Janata Party led coalition government for not taking any action on the issue of Sonshi Villagers.

18 Apr 2017

CM stresses on enforcement against rash, negligent driving on Goan roads

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has taken cognizance of the bloodbath on Goan roads on Monday and stressed that enforcement against rash and negligent driving and riding, action against drunk driving and helmetless driving be strictly acted on

18 Mar 2017

GUJ objects to BJP indicting media in Girish defamation, CM itervenes

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has gone offensive on Congress leader Girish Chodankar.

13 Mar 2017

It’s proved now; Goa Forward is BJP’s B Team: AAP

: Aam Aadmi Party has alleged that opportunistic Manohar Parrikar and all other parties have proved that they are not different from each other.

02 Mar 2017

6 Goan athlets leave for Austria Special Winter Olympics

Six Goans will be among the 90 Indian athletes to represent the country at the Special Winter Olympics to be held in Austria from 14th to 24th April.

06 Feb 2017

Luizinho indirectly blames Parrikar for ‘surgical strike’ in Navelim

GPCCPresident Luizinho Faliero has hit out indirectly at defence minister Manohar Parrikar for getting army personnel for voting in his Navelim constituency

02 Feb 2017

Campaign ends, restrictions begin till 5th Feb for Polling

The campaign of Assembly election came to an end on Thursday as Goa is going to elect a new Assembly on 4th of February

30 Jan 2017

Chitrangi objects to pink teddy bear for girl voters

The Women activists belonging to the Chitrangi group have ridiculed the idea of alluring first time girl voters with pink teddy bears

24 Jan 2017

Rane wants Parrikar to monitor borders, not Goa election

Congress is getting irritated with defence minister Manohar Parrikar camping in Goa for the election campaign

20 Jan 2017

The ‘Tamil’ Jallikattu agitation reaches Goa

the agitation against the ban on Jalikattu reached the Goa shores today.

13 Jan 2017

3 candidates quit NCP to contest on GVP tickets

The Nationalist Congress Party has received a major jolt. Their three candidates - Nelly Rodrigues, George Barreto and Rakhi Naik have quit the party and joinedGoa Vikas Party to fight Assembly election.

10 Jan 2017

BJP to decide fate of Shet and Tawadkar in Delhi; Madkaikar, Velip cleared

The fate of two sitting MLAs – speaker Anant Shet and minster Ramesh Tawadkar – will be now decided by the Parliamentary Board in Delhi.

09 Jan 2017

MGP-GSM demand apology from Portuguese PM, AAP disagrees

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Goa Suraksha Manch have demanded public apology from Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa for the destruction they made before leaving Goa.

06 Jan 2017

Kejriwal to address 4 rallies in Goa on 7thand 8th Jan

The National Convenor of Aam Aadmi Party and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will address two public rallies on 7th and 8th of January at 4 places in South and North Goa