Shyam Chari

24 Jun 2018

'Goenkarponn' defined. Watch this

Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude praised Shennoi Goembab for doing a lot for the Konknni language.

22 Jun 2018

Serula communidade land case: Ex-Min Parulekar to face trial

The High court has directed that the former Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar face trial in the Serula communidade land case. The case was filed against him by activist lawyer Aires Rodrigues alleging a land grab.

20 Jun 2018

Complaint filed against CCP councillor, wife for fraud

The Panaji CCP commissioner has alleged fraud by 2 corporators.

19 Jun 2018

Cong objects to CM convening party workers’ meeting at secretariat

Goa Congress party has objected to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar convening a meeting of BJP workers at the secretariat.

17 Jun 2018

Parenting isn’t about winning popularity contest: Shobhaa De

Noted author & columnist Shobhaa De was invited as chief guest at Sharada Mandir’s Graduation Day ceremony. She touched upon various issue concerning students, social media and parenting.

15 Jun 2018

Goa University should not delay giving away of certificates: NSUI

National Students Union of India has demanded that fee of 1200 rupees charged by Goa University to give graduation certificates should be returned.

15 Jun 2018

Drug bust: Take actions against guilty demands GSM

Goa Suraksha Manch has demanded strict action against those responsible for the manufacture and distribution of the recreational drug found in a factory at the Pissurlem industrial estate.

15 Jun 2018

AAP irked over lack of transparency over CRZ notifications

AAP has criticized the new draft CRZ notifications saying that this was detrimental for Goa and its tourism industry.

14 Jun 2018

Welcome Home Mr Parrikar! May start working from Fri

After 14-week long treatment in the USA, chief minister Manohar Parrikar has finally arrived in Goa.

13 Jun 2018

GAKUVED Federation demands justice for activist Rama Kankonkar

The GAKUVED Federation has demanded that Azossim Mandur sarpanch Ajit Bachal and others who allegedly assaulted activist Rama Kankonkar on 4th of June be arrested. Or else they have threatened to take the matter to court.

12 Jun 2018

Electricity woes: Ribandar residents up in arms

On Tuesday Ribander residents met the chief electrical engineer to complain about the electricity or rather the lack of it in their area. If the problems are not solved they want one month’s bill to be waived off.

11 Jun 2018

Catch glimpses of Goa Marathi Film Festival closing ceremony

Goa Marathi film festival concluded on Sunday night.

08 Jun 2018

‘Konkani’ Lorna honoured with Lifetime Award at ‘Marathi’ Film Fest

It was a great unification of Konkani and Marathi cultures at the 11th Goa Marathi Film Festival on Friday. Rather a historic moment.

07 Jun 2018

Monsoon is here, get your rainwear out

The monsoon is here at last. As of now it has reached South Goa with Canacona recording the highest rainfall.

07 Jun 2018

Constitution in danger or not in danger? Hindu Convention on Bishop & Muthalik

The All India Hindu Convention does not agree with the statement made by Goa’s Archbishop that Constitution of India is in danger.

06 Jun 2018

Three-day Marathi film festival begins on Friday

The Marathi film fraternity is all set for the 11th edition of the Marathi film festival to be held from the 8th to the 10th of June.

05 Jun 2018

Madkaikar operated after brain stroke, 5th MLA suffering with serious ailment

Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar suffered a massive brain stroke late on Monday night in Mumbai.

05 Jun 2018

Govt on a roll; PM will solve all problems: Vishwajit

The vexed mining issue will be solved by the prime minister and the health infrastructure in the state is in perfect health, the Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Tuesday.

05 Jun 2018

Contract renewal: D.ED teachers meet collector

36 D Ed teachers and Mahila Congress met the North district Collector, Nila Mohanan after the D.Ed teachers demanding that the authorities renew their contracts at earliest.

04 Jun 2018

Vasco: Travel agent accused of fraud

A complaint has been filed with the Vasco police alleging a fraud of more than 15 lakh rupees. The complainant alleged that the travel agent cheated them after they had booked a tour to Bangkok with him.

04 Jun 2018

Cuncolkars put Power Min on deadline, will promises be fulfilled?

It is not just Capital Panaji but Cuncolim constituency is facing frequent power cuts.

31 May 2018

Mining Pressure: State govt in a huddle, delegation in Delhi

A day before mega meet called by Goa Mining People’s Front, a delegation led by Cabinet Advisory Committee Sudin Dhawlikar and BJP leaders have travelled to Delhi to discuss on-going mining crisis with Centre leadership.

31 May 2018

From June 1st, 61-day fishing ban in Goa

The 61-day fishing ban in Goa comes into force from the1st of June. The ban is aimed at giving fish along the state’s coastal belt sufficient time to breed in their spawning season. The ban will end on 31st July.

30 May 2018

Casinos encroach Panaji footpath, Congress set 24-hr deadline

Many of you may have witnessed how some of the Casinos have take over the footpaths of capital Panaji. The Congress has set a 24-hour deadline to remove such illegal structures especially one built by the latest entrant Maharaja casino.

30 May 2018

Bank Strike: Employees demand salary hike, consumers hit

Public Sector Bank employees are on a two-day nationwide strike.

30 May 2018

Statehood day: Parrikar promises jobs, seeks support for development

Goa celebrates its 31st statehood day, on this occasion, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar greeted the people of the state from the USA where is currently being treated for health.

29 May 2018

Cong offers legal option to resolve mining crisis, if not topple the Govt

The Congress has offered to provide a legal option to overcome the ongoing crisis that has occurred due to the closure of mining.

29 May 2018

BJP’s Francis fine with Sudin as new CM, Cong to approach President of India

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party minister Francisco D’Souza said he had no objection to MGP leader Sudin Dhavalikar becoming the next chief minister, if his party decides it.

28 May 2018

BJP Govt undermining civic bodies: Congress

Congress has charged that the BJP government is undermining the local civic bodies and going ahead with important projects without taking them into confidence.

28 May 2018

Betalbatim Rape: Activists warn govt on transfer of case to MP

It is learnt that the Madhya Pradesh police is on its way to Goa to take one of the accused Ishwar Makwana back to the state to continue pending rape inquiry against him.

28 May 2018

Govt silent on rape incident, activists demand disciplinary action on tourists

It’s been more than four days since the heinous case of gangrape at Betalbatim sun point came to light but the state govt and state Women’s commission has maintained its stoic silence on the matter.

26 May 2018

4 yr Anniversary: BJP highlights achievements

The Central BJP government celebrates 4 years in power. To mark the occasion the party has launched massive reach out programmes from May 27 to July 11.

26 May 2018

Mining will start after monsoon & GF already knows about it: Shripad

Goa’s union minister Shripad Naik feels that Goa Forward need not put condition of finding solution to mining crisis to remain in the coalition.

25 May 2018

Tobacco users rise in Goa in last 7 years

There is mixed news for Goa in use of tobacco. Overall tobacco use prevalence has increased among adults in Goa from 8.8% in 2009-10 to 9.7% in 2016-17.

23 May 2018

Stay away from deadly Nipah virus, here’s how?

Nipah virus infection is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe disease in both humans and animals. In Kerala, at least 10 are killed.

22 May 2018

Casinos brings state revenue or affects public morality?

Casinos have become a part of the landscape of the capital Panaji.

21 May 2018

INSV Tarini: Globe circumnavigating heroes land back in Goa after 194 days

This journey is an inspiration for all youth. Not only for women. But both men and women.

19 May 2018

DEd students decry Govt’s ‘silent’ policy over recruitment

The primary teachers in waiting have accused the government of giving their jobs to the para teachers and the teachers qualified to teach at higher levels but hiding this information from them

19 May 2018

DEd students decry Govt’s ‘silent’ policy over recruitment

The primary teachers in waiting have accused the government of giving their jobs to the para teachers and the teachers qualified to teach at higher levels but hiding this information from them.

19 May 2018

DEd students decry Govt’s ‘silent’ policy over recruitment

The primary teachers in waiting have accused the government of giving their jobs to the para teachers and the teachers qualified to teach at higher levels but hiding this information from them.

18 May 2018

Dismiss Parrrikar Govt, invite us, will prove majority: Cong

The Supreme Court has not reversed Karnataka governor’s decision to invite the single largest party.

18 May 2018

NT to take on Tarun Bharat in finals of media tourney

Navhind Publications made their way into the finals of the InterMedia Football Tournament on Thursday.

17 May 2018

Cong wants in Goa what they oppose in Karnataka

The Congress party has challenged before the Supreme Court Karnataka Governor’s action of inviting the largest single party, that is BJP, to form the government.

16 May 2018

Let Assembly decide to scrap RP21 & amend TCP Act: Vijai

Goa government has finally and officially dropped 10 villages which were earlier included in the Greater Panaji PDA.

16 May 2018

Is CCP ready for monsoon? Church sq. food stalls shifted

Following the complaint by Panaji Hotel & Traders Association, Corporation of City of Panaji has decided to shift food stalls from Panaji Church Square barring only few food stalls.

15 May 2018

Govt school teachers protest over lack of job placements in schools

There are about 250 unemployed government school teachers and the number is rising, with the academic year starting in June.

14 May 2018

GCET Results declared, results over 35%

This year, 4,168 students had appeared for the GCET. The examination that was held across 15 centres.

11 May 2018

Amit Shah to address BJP workers in Goa on Sunday

National president of Bharatiya Janata Party Amit Shah is coming to Goa on Sunday and will address the party’s booth-level workers to energize them for the Lok Sabha elections next year.

10 May 2018

No crisis, no need of new CM, but don’t know when Parrikar is back: BJP

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has denied the allegation of Congress that there is economic and political crisis in Goa since Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is away in the US for treatment for over two months.

10 May 2018

Cong demands scrapping of PDAs before the stir spreads

Two Congress MLAs and the Congress party have once again demanded. Scrap the PDAs and amend the Town and Country Planning Act before the situation worsens. Because the agitation against the PDAs is spreading all over Goa. And there is also no chief minister to handle these crucial matters.

10 May 2018

Yashwant minces no words, attacks Modi, BJP, Natl Media

The former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha criticised the national media for suppressing the real issues.

09 May 2018

Revenue Dept simplifies partition, conversion procedures

The Revenue Department has decided to ensure the process of partitioning the properties will be completed within 90 days

08 May 2018

Speaker to issue fresh guidelines for media, accepts Editors’ suggestions

Speaker Dr Pramod Sawant has agreed to go for fresh guidelines for media persons to cover Assembly session after receiving suggestions from the media organisations.

08 May 2018

Vijai has not lied about heritage scheme: Goa Forward

Goa Forward said that the TCP Minister has not lied over the issue of handing over heritage monuments to private companies for their upkeep.

08 May 2018

Vijai’s freezing development in Salcete is senseless: Cong

Congress party has slammed TCP Minister Vijai Sardessai fro saying that he would freeze development in the Salcete taluka.

08 May 2018

Scrap PDA stir: NGO to start hunger strike from Wed

NGO Goemkars against PDA members will go on hunger strike from Wednesday morning in protest of their demands not being met.

03 May 2018

No new primary schools in Goa, BBSM protests

Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch has strongly opposed the government’s action of refusing the permissions to set up new 38 Konkani and Marathi schools.

03 May 2018

Margao to get Goa’s first Common Service Centre

First Common Service Centre to come Up In Margao this month. Common Service Centre will be an interactive platform for availing the govt services from various government department of Goa on one platform

03 May 2018

Relieve Parrikar, let him recover or dismiss Govt; Cong urges Guv

Congress has threatened to come on the street if Goa is not provided with a full-fledged chief minister immediately.

02 May 2018

Coqueiro circle chaos: MLAS holds review meet to sort out issue

Porvorim MLA and IT Minister Rohan Khaunte met with police and traffic officials to discuss the and review the traffic flow after complaints of huge traffic mess despite traffic lights being installed at Coqueiro circle in Porvorim.

26 Apr 2018

No consensus among CCP, hotel owners over gadda raids

Corporation of the City of Panaji has started raiding and seizing illegal gaddas in Panaji after directions from the Urban development minister. But the hotel owners association is not happy.

25 Apr 2018

RP Controversy: Vijai wants Church to mediate

On the other hand, a controversy has erupted between the Church and Goa Forward.

25 Apr 2018

Agriculture Diploma compulsory for Agri products sale

Union Department of Agriculture has made it compulsory to have a Diploma in Agriculture for anyone who is into sale of agriculture products.

23 Apr 2018

RP 2021 & PDAs against People’s interest: AAP

The Aam Aadmi has demanded to scrap of all existing PDAs and de-notification of Outline Development Plans.

23 Apr 2018

Sangeet Mahotsav, a tribute to Kishoritai

Kala Academy is organising the first edition of Gaansaraswati Kishoritai Amonkar Sangeet Mahotsav in the last week of April.

20 Apr 2018

Not we; BJP MLAs are trying to destabilise the Govt: Cong

The opposition Congress has thrown a bombshell on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

18 Apr 2018

Going with BJP was a mistake in Ponda, Lavoo with us in civic poll: Dhavalikar Bros

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party claims that going together with the BJP and Shivsena was a mistake in the last municipal election of Ponda. That’s why they are going alone this time.

17 Apr 2018

It’s not river nationalisation, water nationalisation; we’ll own rivers: Sudin

River Navigation Minister Sudin Dhavalikar has once again clarified that centre will only disilt our rivers and not nationalise them. It’s nationalisation of water, not rivers.

17 Apr 2018

Releasing CM’s health bulletin by Goa’s Dr is stupid: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party feels that asking for a regular health bulletin on the condition of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar means that we don’t want him to come back.

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

Panaji traders oppose hike in annual fees

Traders and hoteliers of Panaji have demanded that the CCP should not hike their fees and trade licenses should be issued for longer duration

17 Apr 2018

Goa Govt urged to have Skin Bank & organ donation systems in place

Many Goans are willing to donate their organs to the needy people, but Goa government has still not set up the required structure and facilities.

16 Apr 2018

BJP hasn’t done enough to save jobs of mining dependents: Congress

Like Sesa, Chowgule employees have been asked to pack their bags and stay home.

16 Apr 2018

Water crisis in Merces, angry residents gherao PWD officials

Locals of Merces are upset over the shortage of water in their area.

16 Apr 2018

BJP wants withdrawal of fire extinguisher compulsion

A BJP delegation along with some traders on Monday submitted a memorandum to the Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma demanding to withdraw the recent order issued by the North Goa Collector.

16 Apr 2018

Cong urges Guv to convene Assembly session, release CM’s health bulletin

The opposition Congress party has urged Governor of Goa to immediately convene Assembly session, which was adjourned due to ill health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

15 Apr 2018

Dalit Sena celebrates Dr Ambedkar’s birthday

Dalit Sena of Mangor hill, Vasco organised a sports day recently to celebrate Dr Babasahib Ambedkar’s birth anniversary.

13 Apr 2018

Vijai betrayed us with empty promises: GAP

Goenkars against PDA has reiterated their demand to amend TCP Act while entirely scrapping Regional Plan.

11 Apr 2018

Govt takes shelter of Mopa air port to save more liquor outlets

The three-member Cabinet Committee has decided to save more liquor outlets along the national highway, especially in Pedne.

11 Apr 2018

Vishwajeet suspects foul play in GMC’s failure in organ transplant

Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane is suspecting a foul play in Goa Medical College hospital not getting donated kidneys for the transplant of Goan patients.

10 Apr 2018

Amit Shah to kick off final phase of BJP mission ‘19 in May in Goa

BJP National president Amit Shah will visit Goa in second week of May, the BJP will hold a dharna on April 12. And the state executive will meet on April 19.

10 Apr 2018

Why only contracts? Also outsource Goa Govt: Shiv Sena

Pharmacies and laundry at Goa Medical College have been awarded to the contractors from outside Goa because works of Goans is not satisfactory.

10 Apr 2018

It’s a royal treat to watch Art exhibition of Sanjay School students!

Special children have their own special abilities. All they need is a boost and a platform to showcase their talents.

09 Apr 2018

AAP alleges BJP not serious about corruption

The Aam Admi Party has accused the ruling BJP of going slow on various corruption investigations because their party men are involved in them.

09 Apr 2018

Goa RTO becomes first in country to accept card payments

The Goa transport department has become the first in India to accept collection of taxes and fees through credit or debit cards.

09 Apr 2018

Congress on hunger strike to promote communal harmony, peace

The Congress Party on Monday went on a day long hunger strike to protest against the policies BJP government at the Centre and promote communal harmony and peace across the country.

06 Apr 2018

Salt water destroying crops in Neura; no action from govt

Neura village had the largest area of khazan farms in the state, totally about 30 lakh square meter.

06 Apr 2018

In a first in Goa, donor’s organs harvested, shifted to Mumbai

In a first in the state , organs of a brain dead person were harvested at Manipal hospital in Bambolim and were flown to Mumbai on Friday.

05 Apr 2018

BBSM questions lethargy & delays in Govt functioning

Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch has alleged that education department is deliberately delaying the decisions to be taken regarding setting up of new Konkani and Marathi schools.

05 Apr 2018

Make Goa’s 5 remote talukas ‘Belgaum for Goa’

What is the alternate economy Goa needs to develop in the mining belt? Develop Goa’s five remote talukas as Belgaum for Goa.

02 Apr 2018

After pressure, electricity dept partly rolls back hike

Power department partly rolls back hike on Monday. Consumers will pay the same amount for the first 200 units. And there is no hike for agricultural power users.

02 Apr 2018

BJP Yuva Morcha behind CBSE leaks: NSUI

NSUI, the student wing of Congress has alleged that the Goa state unit of the BJP Yuva morcha was involved in the CBSE leak.

31 Mar 2018

Easter reminds us that light conquers darkness: Archbishop Ferrao

In an Easter message to fellow Goans, Archbishop of Goa and Daman Filipe Neri Ferrao has said Jesus died and rose for all. He is our hope.

31 Mar 2018

Vishwajit threatens stir against his own Govt over power tariff hike

After Babu Azgaonkar of the MGP, Vishwajeet Rane is the BJP’s own minister, who has now threatened people’s agitation against the BJP government. What is the reason?

29 Mar 2018

FC GOA confident to win Super Cup

FC GOA is confident to give their best and win the Super Cup title. FCGOA will battle against ATK on Tuesday for the Super Cup title.

29 Mar 2018

Construction in fields rampant in North Goa: Congress

The Congress has alleged that construction has been going on in the paddy fields right up from Mapusa to Parra.

28 Mar 2018

Curca meeting with Vijai ends inconclusively, another meeting proposed

Curca villagers’ meeting with TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai ended inconclusively.

28 Mar 2018

Adpai , Shiroda groups win top Shigmo prizes

Prize distribution of Panaji Shigmotsav celebrations was held in Panaji on Tuesday.

26 Mar 2018

Cong wants Mopa land losers be paid 4 times the market rate

Congress has claimed that the compensation scheme to Mopa land losers is a fraud.

26 Mar 2018

Don’t believe rumours, Govt is strong: BJP

The BJP has reacted strongly to purported comments by AICC general secretary Chella Kumar that the Congress would form a government anytime as there was a leadership crisis in the state.

26 Mar 2018

What should mining engineering students do, asks NSUI

NSUI has demanded alternative jobs for mining engineering students. They are currently over 250 students pursuing a degree in mining engineering.

23 Mar 2018

Chellakumar begins the hunt for new GPCC chief; 5 contenders in line

Congress has started searching for a new president for Goa. Because Shantaram Naik has already resigned.

21 Mar 2018

Sesa workers get first shock, workers told not to report to work

The aftershocks of the Supreme Court have started coming in. Sesa Mining Corporation has issued its first notice to the workers at Bicholim mine not to report to work from Thursday.

21 Mar 2018

Panaji celebrates 175 years

The capital city of Panaji completes 175 years of its existence on Thursday.

21 Mar 2018

Next GPCC Prez should be in party for at least 10 yrs:Shantaram

Shantaram Naik says he has resigned. But the resignation has still not been accepted.

20 Mar 2018

Miners, barge & truck owners meet Gadkari to restart mining

It was a tough day for union minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday. Since morning, the former mining lease holders, barge owners, truck owners as well as alliance partners in the government met him over the issue of closure of iron ore mines

20 Mar 2018

Cong demands judicial probe into lathicharge, publish review petition on mining

The Congress has demanded a judicial inquiry into the lathicharge at the agitation by mining dependents on Monday.

16 Mar 2018

West Zone Kabaddi league in May

All Goa Kabaddi Association will be organizing a West Zone, Kabaddi league in May. Here’s more

15 Mar 2018

Mines closed; mines dept asks the police to secure ore

The director of mines has written a letter to the police department requesting to depute officials or conduct regular inspections at mining leases from March 16th.

15 Mar 2018

Don't dare to mislead: St Cruz villagers tell Babush

Citizens of Santa Cruz and Sant Andre constituencies have once again demanded that their villages be taken out of the Planning and Development Authority.

14 Mar 2018

Expect unseasonal rains over next few days

Goa is likely to be hit by unseasonal rain in the next few days.

13 Mar 2018

Traffic police deploy laser gun to check speed

Motorists beware! Police are waiting for you if you cross speed limit on the roads. Goa Police have acquired 4 laser guns, aptly called speed hunters, to catch overspeeding motorists.

12 Mar 2018

Now financial assistance to promote Maand culture

Department of Art and Culture has introduced a scheme with an objective to revive the Goan Maand culture consisting of various folklores that are originated from Goan Maand.

10 Mar 2018

Calangute ODP is a Rs 600-crore scam; Agnelo hits out at Michael Lobo

The Congress on Saturday increased the pressure on NGPDA chief Michael Lobo on the ODP and PDA in Calangute -Candolim calling it a 500 to 600 crore rupee scam.

10 Mar 2018

Government should resign for having failed to address problems: AAP

Aam Admi Party called upon ruling MLAs to collectively approach the governor and submit their resignation as a ruling party MLA had admitted that there is no functional government in the state.

08 Mar 2018

No solution possible to mining crisis till Parrikar comes back: Cabral

Goa MLAs are trying for an alternate solution on Goa’s mining than the Supreme Court order.

08 Mar 2018

BJP MLA suffers mild stroke, improving

Vasco BJP MLA Carlos Almeida has suffered from a mild paralytic stroke. He was rushed to Manipal Hospital. Doctors say he is now stable and but will be kept under observation for the next 48 hours.

06 Mar 2018

Congress alleges Calangute MLA imposing PDA on villages

Congress party alleged that Calangute MLA and PDA chairman Michael Lobo is bulldozing villages in his constituency into accepting PDAs.

05 Mar 2018

Delegation fizzles out, Centre warns Goa MLAs to jail them

Goa’s MLAs of all the parties went to Delhi to ask the Centre to continue with the same mining lease holders. And they came back with a warning: if you support them, you will also land up in jail. The auction is the only way out.

05 Mar 2018

CM leaves Goa for 6-week treatment, forms 3-minister Com to run Govt (Watch CM speaking)

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has gone back to Mumbai for the second round of treatment. But he would be back only after six weeks. Almost by mid-April. He may also fly to the U.S for further treatment if doctors advise him.

03 Mar 2018

Eat fresh to stay fresh and healthy, says Dr. Jacob

India has among the highest number of people with diabetes and cardiac related diseases.

03 Mar 2018

Deforestation in the name of development? Activists protest

Rampant violation of environmental laws is going at the site of the greenfield airport at Mopa in Perne.

03 Mar 2018

Goa Shiv Sena Chief expelled for anti-party activities

Shiv Sena has expelled Goa party President Shivprasad Joshi for anti-party activities.

01 Mar 2018

Holi to be celebrated on Friday, Shigmo begins on Saturday

Holi is set to be celebrated on Friday. And from Saturday, statewide Shigmo celebrations will begin.

28 Feb 2018

Congress gleeful, allies circumspect over Shah Mahdei statement

The Congress was gleeful and the allies adamant over BJP National president Amit Shah’s statement promising to share Mhadei water with Karnataka if the BJP is voted to power there.

27 Feb 2018

Scenario may change on field, game with Kolkata crucial; Lobera

As defending champions ATK face FC Goa at Hero Indian Super League playoff on Wednesday, the Gaurs are riding high on last victory.

26 Feb 2018

‘Lobo's remark on ST status for Banjara for political gains’

Calangute MLA Micheal Lobo‘s assurance to give ST status to the Banjara community in Goa hasn’t gone down well with many.

26 Feb 2018

Athawale wants hostels for ST/SC students in Panaji

Union minister Ramdas Athawale who is in Goa has demanded separate hostels for ST/SC and OBC students in Panaji.

21 Feb 2018

Pro-mining meet: Truckers garner massive political support

Mining truckers expressed their unequivocal support to the resolution tabled in the Assembly asking for mining to be continued post March 15th.

19 Feb 2018

Some Congmen want this session to continue, will it be before monsoon?

The Congress Legislature party agreed to the curtailment. But there were obviously dissenting voices at the meeting of the party leaders held before the assembly session on Monday morning.

18 Feb 2018

Santa Cruz residents intensify protests against PDA

Santa Cruz residents organized a rally in the village to protest against the inclusion of certain parts of the village in the greater Panaji PDA. The rally was attended by Santa Cruz MLA Tony Fernandes.

16 Feb 2018

SIT: Ravi Naik’s son Roy finally appears

Roy Naik, son of senior Congress leader Ravi Naik on Friday finally appeared before the Special Investigation Team in connection with illegal mining scam.

16 Feb 2018

Fr. Bismarque’s family demands justice for him

Fr Bismarqeu Dias’ death still remains a mystery, even after over two years. His family says the investigation authorities cannot explain the marks on Fr Bismarque’s body.

14 Feb 2018

Freedom of speech is total freedom; or not a freedom at all: Makrand Sathe

Freedom of speech is total freedom or not freedom at all.

14 Feb 2018

FC Goa, Chennaiyin FC locked in do or die battle

FC Goa’s slick possession-based football especially while attacking had made them one of the hot favourites in the Hero Indian Super League.

10 Feb 2018

Parrikar slammed for beer comment, remark goes viral

This statement by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been hugely slammed on social media.

10 Feb 2018

Season of Carnival is here!

Eat drink and be merry for the next three days. These are the edicts of King Momo as he brought the festival of Carnival.

06 Feb 2018

MGP wants Lohia, TB Cunha statues; BJP wants Shivaji’s statue

Counter-strategies are being planned to checkmate the resolution to install Dr Jack Sequeira’s statue in the Assembly complex. The Maharastrawadi Gomantak Party wants statues of Dr T B Cunha and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia.

06 Feb 2018

Every spoken or written word has a power: Gaude

There is power in every word that is spoken or written, the Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude said even as he extorted senior artistes to train young budding Goan Artists.

03 Feb 2018

Goa aims to go 100% clean under Swachch Bharat Mission

Everyone must minimize the use of non-bio-degradable and plastic, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar once against emphasized at Swatch Bharat Abhiyan programme.

01 Feb 2018

Goa Bizfest 2018 to kick off on Feb 8th

Leading speakers from across the World will address this three-day business extravaganza. Goa Bizfest 2018 will kick off at the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Stadium at Bambolim on the 8th of February.

30 Jan 2018

15 buses launched. Next, new library for Cujira Edn hub, promises Parrikar

The Cujira education complex will have a new library and the traffic system will be up to date.

25 Jan 2018

Kadamba signs MOU with PCRA

Transport Corporation Limited has signed a memorandum of Understating with Petroleum Conservation Research Association.

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

GF retreats on statue issue, relies on Michael to go ahead

Goa Forward has apparently taken a step back on the issue of Dr. Jack Sequeira’s statue.

22 Jan 2018

Most legislators give madhei talk a miss

If Karnataka succeeds in its attempt to divert Mhadei water, not only will Goa not have water but Karnataka too will not have any.

21 Jan 2018

Taxi strike called off. Did Parrikar do a U-turn?

The taxi strike has been called off and the taxi operators are calling it a victory.

20 Jan 2018

CM bats for open book science examinations

Open book examination churns out one’s knowledge.. Science is basically to understand the topic.

19 Jan 2018

Goa’s non-auctioned mines to be charged 30% extra tax

Goan miners have a mixed news from the conference of all state mines ministers held in Goa.

18 Jan 2018

GTDC threatens to bring in Uber, Ola-type apps if taxis strike

If the taxi operators go ahead with their strike and bring a bad name to Goa, Government will be forced to bring in Uber or Ola -type of services.

18 Jan 2018

Mahila Congress organises Coconut flash sale!

Goan cuisine is incomplete without coconuts and when the coconuts get expensive, we are worried. Just to cash on this opportunity, Mahila Congress workers organized a flash sale in Panaji Market.

18 Jan 2018

Infighting over Jack Sequeira statue within Govt is a well-scripted drama: Cong

The coalition partners in the government are fighting among themselves over building the statue of Dr. Jack Sequeira in the Assembly complex.

18 Jan 2018

Goa Foundation wants mining leases to be banned, claims rampant illegal mining

Illegal mining is still happening in the state. And there is central government data to prove it. The data says that 25% of all illegal mining has happened in Goa.

16 Jan 2018

Oil conservation month begins

Conservation of petroleum products is imperative to address the concerns of climate change and protect our environment.

15 Jan 2018

Girish accuses BJP led govt of humiliating Bahujan leaders

Congress leader Girish Chodankar has accused the BJP-led government as anti-Bahujan Samaj government which has been humiliating people from the opposition as well as from their own party. He has reacted sharply after Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai calling him Bondo.

15 Jan 2018

Shantaram attacks CM on Mhadei letter, wants Amit Shah, dead judge cases reopened

The letter by the chief minister Manohar Parrikar to the Karnataka BJP president S Yedurapa on the Madhei issue, the case filed against a BJP officeholder for assaulting a government on duty,

14 Jan 2018

Open spaces % down, FAR, coverage up in IDC plots as budget around corner

Time bound transfer policy, extra land for allotment, more built up area open plots were some of the long overdue reforms that were notified by the Goa IDC in January. The total plot area in IDC is one crore forty lakh sq mts.

13 Jan 2018

Govt employees submit memo CEO on grievances

Goa Government employees have alleged that they have been burdened with extra work with little benefits.

13 Jan 2018

Curca church broken into; statues stolen, recovered

Picturesque Curca was in shock on Saturday. Their church was broken into by 7 persons - 5 men and 2 women on a sleepy Saturday afternoon.

11 Jan 2018

Record: 1 publication, 3 book releases on 3 consecutive days; what is it?

Sanjana Publications has created a record in Goa. It has released three Konkani books on three consecutive days. On 7th, 8th and 9th January.

10 Jan 2018

State will celebrate opinion poll on 16 January

The state will celebrate opinion poll on 16 January, the chief minister Manohar Parrikar told reporters on Wednesday.

10 Jan 2018

Goa to screen censored Padmavati: CM

Goa will screen censored version of movie Padmavati. This is confirmed by chief minister Manohar Parrikar.

10 Jan 2018

CM: GSL’s minesweeper contract not cancelled

The venue for IIT is still not finalised. Goa government has requested the central authorities to inspect the land area earmarked for the IIT in the Sanguem – Quepem belt.

10 Jan 2018

PM to inaugurate third Mandovi Bridge in Aug

The chief minister has invited prime minister to inaugurate the third bridge on the Mandovi River.

10 Jan 2018

Month long budget session from 19 Feb

The budget session of Assembly will begin from the 19 of February till the 21 st of March.

09 Jan 2018

Beef trade to resume after transport permits renewed

Transport permits of beef traders have expired. Hence no animals are being brought to the slaughter house in Usgao. But Goa Meat Complex president Satyavijay Naik says that the process to renew permits is on and legal beef trade will resume soon.

06 Jan 2018

‘Govt’s decision on Dhargal Cricket Stadium a mistake’: GCA Ex Secy

The cabinet has given its approval to hand over the land in Dhargal to the Goa Cricket Association to build the stadium. Ex-Secretary of GCA, Shirish Naik has called it a 'blunder' by Parrikar Government.

06 Jan 2018

Villagers oppose inclusion of St Cruz into PDA

Certain parts of Santa Cruz have been brought under Planning and Development Authority. This has been done after the local panchayat passed a resolution to that effect.

04 Jan 2018

Goa Ambedkarit group questions PM’s silence on Koregaon violence

As the world was celebrating the new year 2018, our nation saw worst of its caste politics unfolding in the recent times on Jan1st.

04 Jan 2018

Carnival from Feb 10th- 13th with Morjim & Kudchade as new editions

Carnival 2018 wil be held from February 10th to 13th. Special parades will be held in Panaji, Madgao, Vasco and Mapusa.

02 Jan 2018

Give EDC your suggestions & win a prize!

Job creation is the need of the hour. Economic Development Corporation Limited has decided to help the government in this area. It has sought suggestions from the public to create suitable employment.

02 Jan 2018

12 mining leases get extension but with conditions

The Goa State Pollution Control Board on Monday has decided to grant an extension to 12 mining leases in the state. These include 6 mines from Sonshi cluster in Bicholi, but this time with a condition.

01 Jan 2018

‘Vijai fixed pre-poll deal with BJP,’ alleges AAP, GFP calls it publicity stunt

Aam Aadmi Party has attacked Goa forward Chief Vijai Sardesai accusing him of deceiving people of Goa by stitching the alliance with the BJP. The Goa forward however, hit back calling AAP hungry for publicity

01 Jan 2018

‘Aami Goenkar’ condemns Parrikar’s letter to K’taka on Mhadei

Various NGOs under the banner ‘Aami Goenkar’ have demanded that the letter given by CM Parrikar to Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa on should be revoked.

28 Dec 2017

Stalwarts Rane & Eduardo Faleiro felicitated by Congress

Congress Foundation Day was celebrated by Goa Pradesh Congress Committee on Thursday.

28 Dec 2017

Goa365 Expose: Rane says no NOC given on Mhadei, CM says will prove it

A verbal war has broken out between the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress from the time Goa365 broke the story on Wednesday that Congress CM Pratapsing Rane had compromised Goa's interest on Mhadei issue in 2006.

27 Dec 2017

Cong CM Rane compromised Goa's interest on Mhadei issue: Nadkarni

Additional Solicitor General of India Atmaram Nadkarni has thrown a bombshell on the opposition Congress.

26 Dec 2017

The ‘biggest’ Christmas star in state gives message of Litter free Goa

Nokhetram or stars are also the symbols of expressing joy through creativity in this festive season in the state just like the cribs. One such star is created by renowned artist Dr. Subodh Kerkar at Museum of Goa.

24 Dec 2017

Merger? No way! MGP will continue to exist: Deepak

All rumours of merging the grand old Maharashtrawadi Gomanatak Party are now put to rest. Party president Deepak Dhavalikar dismissed all the rumours & said that the party will continue to exist independently forever. The central committee of the party has got extension till 2019.

24 Dec 2017

MGP wants Mhadei verdict first, then talks; BJP says talks after Karnataka election

One meet in Delhi, one letter to Yeddyrurappa and political chaos in the state of Goa. Parrikar’s one statement has not only irked the opposition but also his own political allies. After Goa Forward, now Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has demanded that no talks should be held till tribunal gives its final verdict.

21 Dec 2017

Parrikar on back foot, agrees for bilateral talks on Mhadei to give only drinking water to Karnataka

Goa is fighting a fierce battle with Karnataka on their attempts at diverting water of Mhadei to the Malprabha river by digging a canal.

20 Dec 2017

Panaji gets new décor with street art & we’re loving it!

Year- Enders in Goa are always special. Right from IFFI to New Years eve, there isn’t any other vibrant state like this one.

20 Dec 2017

Congress opposes FRDI bill, terms it as ‘virtual bank decoity’

Goa Congress has raised its opposition on Financial Resolution & Deposit Insurance bill 2017, saying if the proposed bill is passed into a law it will be a ‘virtual decoity on bank accounts of common man’. BJP asks the Congress to fact check before misleading the public

19 Dec 2017

Sanvordem family gives shocker of Mass Suicide if electricity not restored

While celebrating 56 years of Goa liberation, casino vessels are glittering in river Mandovi for the gamblers. And far away in deep South of Sanvordem village, there is a family living in pitch dark. No power supply.

19 Dec 2017

Goa Police goes digital. Now track cases online.

Goa police goes digital. Under the Crime and tracking network and systems project, Goa police will connect with the rest of the country and help in easy access of all the information related to criminals and therefore, help in tracking them.

15 Dec 2017

Congress responsible for coal handling, expansion: CM

The Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the house that clearance for both Coal handling and expansion has been given by the Congress governments. He said that a health survey to find out if there were any health issues in Murmugao or Vasco would also be done.

15 Dec 2017

Balrath drivers could be bus owners under CMRY: Parrikar

Govt has refused to hike wages for the existing Balrath employees instead it plans to introduce new scheme for the drivers in the next budget, CM Parrikar says they will get loans under CM Rojgar Yojana to provide bus services to schools & use them for commercial purpose during free hours.

15 Dec 2017

Boost for start-ups in Goa, schemes to be implemented before year ends

Great news for all the IT enthusiasts in the state. IT Minister Rohan Khaunte told the house that the schemes of IT startup policy will be implemented before the end of this month. Similarly HR infrastructure to support this policy will be in place by March.

15 Dec 2017

80% employment for Goans not feasible: Parrikar

The chief minister Manohar Parrikar said it was not possible to shut down factories that were not employing Goans.

13 Dec 2017

CM Manohar Parrikar celebrates his 62nd birthday

The chief minister Manohar Parrikar is celebrating his 62nd birthday on Wednesday. He has been Chief Minister since 14 of March this year. He was also previously Chief Minister from 2000 to 2005 and from 2012 to 2014.

13 Dec 2017

Want 40 days of assembly from next year: CM

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar said that he planned to have at least 40 days of sessions in the next year. He told reporters after this would help MLAs to spread out the questions better and give time to the government to answer them better.

10 Dec 2017

After Panaji, Porvori celebrates “NoMoZo” to promote Green Goa

Porvor-kars experienced something really unique on Sunday. The NoMoZo, an initiative by the Porvori rising group aims at going green.

08 Dec 2017

No Motor Zone in Porvorim on Dec 10th

No Motor Zone will be organized by Porvorim Rising group on Sunday. This is an event open for all, from kids to the senior citizens.

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.

06 Dec 2017

Proper operating procedures, systems to combat disaster by next year: CM

The government will put in place standard operating procedures to ensure proper response in case of disasters, the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told reporters.

06 Dec 2017

If guilty will be punished: CM on DIG allegations

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told reporters on Wednesday that the guilty would not be spared referring to Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) Vimal Gupta and allegations of bribery over closure of a departmental inquiry.

06 Dec 2017

100 MW more electricity to Goa, Cabinet approves solar policy plan

The much-awaited Goa state Solar Power Policy will soon see the light. It was approved by the cabinet on Wednesday.

06 Dec 2017

Prafulla Hede cries political vendetta, says no political affiliation

Mining baron Dr. Prafulla Hede has said all the allegations of his involvement in illegal mining are false.

05 Dec 2017

CM assures to solve issue of PWD temporary workers by Jan end

The issue of PWD workers on temporary status is most likely to be solved by the end of next month.

03 Dec 2017

Feast of Goencho Saib on Monday

The feast of Saint Francis Xavier, popularly known as Goencho Sahib, is celebrated on Monday.

28 Nov 2017

CBFC revokes censor certificate of Sxxx Durga

So, it was a Big NO for S Durga despite the court’s favourable verdict on the film.

28 Nov 2017

Big B brings down curtains on IFFI 2017

The curtains on IFFI have come down. The Big B OF Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan brings to an end of 8-day long cinematic extraganza.

28 Nov 2017

Final confrontation: Sxxx Durga remains the hot topic even as festival ends

It’s the final day of IFFI. And despite the Kerala High Court orders, and inspite of the nationwide debate, the committee has not slotted a screen for S Durga.

22 Nov 2017

Goan dance group wins National level title

A group of young dancers from Porvorim won the national level dance title. A national level dance competition was held in Nagpur. The local MLA Rohan Khaute expressed his happiness over the victory.

21 Nov 2017

Indians to get scholarship to learn filmmaking in Canada

It’s an opportunity for the budding Indian filmmakers, now you may get a chance to visit Canada to learn the art of filmmaking.

20 Nov 2017

Smriti takes a dig at IFFI opening as 6 juries write to her on film-drops

The 48th IFFI began with a background of the controversy over 2 films being dropped by the Information and Broadcasting ministry without the consent of the juries.

16 Nov 2017

Coal transported from Goa to the steel plant, not to generate power: Cong

Congress on Thursday charged that coal transported through Goa is being used for steel plants and not to generate electricity as chief minister Manohar Parrikar has claimed.

15 Nov 2017

No river nationalization, rivers of ‘national importance’: CM

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar said that there is nothing called nationalization of rivers planned or envisaged.

15 Nov 2017

6th Gomantak Balshikshan Parishad on 18th & 19th Nov

Gomantak Balshikshan Parishad will organize its sixth conference at Don Bosco Oratory ground in Panaji on 18th and 19th of November. This year the theme of the conference is emotional intelligence.

14 Nov 2017

What if we oppose coal & they stop our power supply? Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has posed one simple question to those who oppose bringing coal to Goa.

13 Nov 2017

PWD employees reject Junta House; ‘discover’ it to be unsafe, even to sit

Junta House of Panaji has suddenly become completely unsafe for the government servants. That too when PWD employees are proposed to be shifted there.

10 Nov 2017

CM misguided by MPT on Coal issue: Goa Against Coal

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is misinformed and misguided on the issue of coal handling and transportation by the Murgao Port Trust.

09 Nov 2017

BJP collecting election fund with coal projects: Cong

Congress Party has demanded an inquiry into all coal-related projects in the state. The party alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party is collecting funds for the forthcoming parliamentary election by promoting coal-related projects in Goa.

09 Nov 2017

AITUC submits memo to CM opposing against anti worker & anti people policy

The All India Trade Union Congress members held a protest in the Capital city on Thursday morning. They were protesting the anti worker and anti people policies of the Central and state Governments.

08 Nov 2017

Protest against demonetization, GST held in capital

The Goa Pradesh Congress committee held a Dharna to protest against GST and the demonetization of 500 and 1000 rupees notes.

07 Nov 2017

Mahila Congress protests against LPG hike

The Goa Pradesh Mahila Congress held a dharna to protest the hike in price of LPG cylinders.

06 Nov 2017

Kadamba plateau residents to hold Jal Satyagraha on Lib Day

Residents of Kadambapleateau next to capital city of Panaji are up in arms.

02 Nov 2017

We'll fight & win the title: FC Goa

FC Goa head coach Sergio Lobera is all set to fight with a aim to win the title for the Goans.

01 Nov 2017

Two ex-MLAs of '90s join Goa Forward

Two former MLAs Victor Gonsalves and Farrel Furtado have joined Goa Forward Party on Wednesday.

31 Oct 2017

Goa Mahila Congress memo to North Goa Addl Collector for 33 per cent reservation

A Goa Mahila Congress reiterated its demand for 33 per cent reservation for women in the state assembly and parliament elections.

26 Oct 2017

Garbage on Panaji-Old Goa Bypass: HC issues notice to Merces panchayat

Justice Prithviraj Chavan of the Bombay High Court at Goa on Wednesday directed that notice be issued to the Merces Panchayat over the inaction of the authorities against the continued dumping of building debris and garbage along the Panaji-Old Goa bypass road. Justice Chavan adjourned the matter to October 31st for further hearing.

23 Oct 2017

Why CM, Art & Culture Min silent over GST on Tiatr? : Shivsena

Shivsena has questioned why the state Government is silent on the issue of Central Government imposing Goods & Service Tax on Tiatr and Dramas.

21 Oct 2017

Police accused of dual standards on FIRs

The issue of filing of FIRs hit centre stage once more with questions being asked on what criteria are being used by police to decide when to register FIRs despite apex court directions.

19 Oct 2017

Laxmi Puja celebrated across the state

It’s the festive season and day 2 of Diwali was celebrated across the state with great joy and gaiety.

17 Oct 2017

Goa Human Rights Commission orders North Goa DM to dispose Bismarck’s body

The Goa Human Rights Commission has now given an order and recommended to the North Goa District Magistrate to dispose the body of Social Activist Fr Bismarck Dias.

17 Oct 2017

CCP to help joint family couples obtain individual utility connections

The CCP has decided to explore ways and means to help individual couples in a joint family to have separate gas , water and electricity connections.This decision follows a request from a corporator.

16 Oct 2017

BJP hold rally to protest Kerala killings

The state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday held a protest rally to condemn the deaths of BJP-RSS activists in Kerala.

15 Oct 2017

3 vehicles damaged in Bambolim accident

3 vehicles were severely damaged in a road accident on the highway stretch at Army Camp Bambolim on Sunday morning.

10 Oct 2017

Why different rules for common man, casino players? Asks Congress

The Congress has asked the government why it had different rules for casinos and common people because it was allowing a common man can only spend 2 lakh rupees in cash but those who frequent casinos to spend lakhs and lakhs of rupees in cash while playing the games.

09 Oct 2017

Congress allege scam in GPSC exams by BJP

Congress has alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party is indulged in scams while conducting competitive exams of the Goa Public Service Commission.

05 Oct 2017

GGEA urges Govt to withdraw SC/ST promotions

Goa Government Employees Association has requested Goa government to verify whether the promotions given to SC/ST employees in 2006 have been given after following the Supreme Court judgments.

03 Oct 2017

AAP too demands open election to choose students’ council

Aam Admi Party too is in favour of open election to Goa University’s students council. Earlier, NSUI too had demanded open election.

30 Sep 2017

Our sports bodies better at fighting among themselves : CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that as far as sports in Goa is concerned it is definitely on the rise.

30 Sep 2017

KTC celebrates 37th anniversary, 7th pay for Kadamba employees by Oct-end: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar gave a Dassro gift to the state-run Kadamba Transport Corporation employees by announcing the implementation of 7th pay commission recommendation by end of October.

29 Sep 2017

Bahujan Samaaj leaders within the BJP cadre sidelined: Girish

The Bharatiya Janata party is handing out step-motherly treatment to Bahujan Samaj leaders, and party workers in appointments at all levels including corporations.

25 Sep 2017

Timely Delivery law kept in cold storage: Goa Cong chief

The Timely Delivery Law has become a showpiece, as it has been kept in cold storage, the Congress charged on Monday.

24 Sep 2017

Is the narrow Mandovi Channel in Panaji safe for navigation?

The accidental collision between a catamarine cruise vessel and casino vessel in the Mandovi channel raises several questions.

24 Sep 2017

Model Code of Conduct is virtually paralyzing the administration: CM Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar informed that he is not in favour of some Government offices virtually paralyzing the administration under the pretext of Model Code of Conduct.

24 Sep 2017

Photographers felicitated by Photojournalists Assn of Goa

A photojournalist at times expresses a lot from his one image which even the news article of thousand words fails. This is what Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said while praising the efforts of photojournalists during the annual day function on Sunday.

23 Sep 2017

BJP starts ‘booth vistaaran yojna’ to encourage booth level party workers

The Bharatiya Janata Party will now start with its booth vistaaran yojana as part of pandeet deen dayal upadhyaay birth centenary.

22 Sep 2017

BP of diabetics can damage heart, brain, kidneys: Study

Beware: Night time blood pressure fluctuations in type 2 diabetic patients can have long term harmful effects on brain, heart and kidneys. In fact, this can potentially damage your organs irreparably.

22 Sep 2017

Lucky 7 moving at snail’s pace

Attempts to remove the Lucky 7 vessel which is grounded for more than two months proceeded at a slow pace on Friday morning.

20 Sep 2017

Wagh’s ‘Sudir Sukta’ to be recited in Ponda on Sunday

Sudir Sukta, the poetry collection by Vishnu Wagh, continues creating controversy in literary as well as social circles.

19 Sep 2017

Hero motorcop displays FIFA U17 trophy

The Hero Motorcop displayed the FIFA U17 World Cup Trophy 2017 at Hero showroom on Tuesday

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.

15 Sep 2017

Shantaram says government’s start-up policy is a non-starter

President of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee Shantaram Naik has questioned the government on the need for formulating a startup policy in Goa.

14 Sep 2017

Modi has appointed 20 IT professionals to defame Rahul Gandhi: Congress

Congress has alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed 20 IT professionals to defame party vice president Rahul Gandhi.

13 Sep 2017

CCP backs down, decides to transfer Bainguinim land to Govt

After initial defiance the Corporation of the City of Panjim backed down and decided to go against the legal advice and transfer its Bainguinim land to the government.

12 Sep 2017

Is a minister also not safe in sobit Goem?

Aam Aadmi party has questioned the government as to what is the status of the aam admi if a minister in the cabinet says that he faces a threat to his life and has had to stop his walks due to that threat.

11 Sep 2017

Lucky Seven; already a disaster?

The grounded vessel Lucky 7 is still firmly entrenched on Miramar beach. The latest attempt to pull it out on Monday was an ill-conceived and unplanned disaster.

03 Sep 2017

Goa Environmental Festival will be held on 8th to 10th September

Anchor KalaKirti Expressions, in collaboration with Lions Club of Calangute , is organizing a three day Goa Environmental Festival from the 8th of September at Kala Academy.

19 Aug 2017

Coalition partners extend support to BJP candidates in Panaji & Valpoi

The alliance partners in the Bharatiya Janata Party led coalition government, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and the 3 independents have extended their support to the BJP candidates for the by-polls scheduled on 23rd August.

19 Aug 2017

SC monitoring on Mhadei difficult, Karnataka affidavit meaningless : Ramesh Gawas

Goa celebrated a moral victory after the Supreme Court verdict on Mhadei on Thursday.

16 Aug 2017

Will the annual Ashtam fair be held in Panaji? CCP has no plans!

The traditional annual Ashtam fair of Panaji is in a state of uncertainity. Because Corporation of the City of Panaji has warned the vendors to remove their stalls by Thursday.

15 Aug 2017

Goan youth hooked to drugs due to unemployment frustration: CM

On the 71st Independence Day Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that Goans were getting hooked on to drugs due to frustrations as a result of unemployment.

11 Aug 2017

EC warns candidates to keep their poll expenses within limit

The Expenditure Observer of the Election Commission has urged people to bring any malpractices by candidates in Panaji and Valpoi bye-polls to her notice.

06 Aug 2017

Two -day workshop on health management in Panaji

A two-day workshop on holistic approach to health management is being organized in Panaji from 12th of August.

06 Aug 2017

Saloi celebrates konsachem fest

Come August and it is harvest time in Goa. On Sunday, the parishioners of Salvador do Mundo or Saloi for short, celebrated their Konsachem fest with traditional fervour and gaiety.

04 Aug 2017

I may not be, but Panaji powerful enough to defeat Parrikar: Girish

Panaji Congress candidate Girish Chodankar seems to work on emotions while admitting the factual position.

01 Aug 2017

Parrikar expects to get elected unopposed from Panaji

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is expecting to get elected unopposed from Panaji.

28 Jul 2017

118th traditional Saptah commences in Vasco

The 118th traditional saptah of shree Damodar commenced in Vasco on Friday.

27 Jul 2017

Charity Run to support free Cancer detection camps for Women

Over 2000 runners will participate in the third edition of Rotary Rain Run at SAG Stadium in Bambolim on Sunday.

25 Jul 2017

Civil Aviation ministry assures in writing that Dabolim airport would continue

The civil aviation ministry has given a written assurance that Dabolim airport would continue to function even after Mopa airport becomes functional.

25 Jul 2017

AITUC supports farmers’ agitations and their demands

The All India Trade Union Congress members and Goa state Council of the communist Party of India held a rally in Panaji in support of farmers’ grievances.

22 Jul 2017

BJP Govt playing fraud on Goan youth in the name of Mopa: GFDO

The anti-Mopa organization has alleged that the BJP-led government is flouting its own Concessionaire Agreement and playing a fraud on Goan youth who are promised jobs at the proposed Mopa airport.

21 Jul 2017

Vinay is the new RS MP, Churchill votes for the BJP

As expected, Goa’s BJPPresident Vinay Tendulkar won the lone Rajya Sabha Seat ofGoa by six votes.

20 Jul 2017

10 illegal bungalows in Colvale Comunidade land, Rohan assures action

Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte has said that the government will investigate and take action against the guilty in case any illegality is found in plot allotment by the Colvale Comunidade.

18 Jul 2017

Cong creates ruckus, stalls House proceedings on officer-circular issue

The first day of the Assembly session was marked with frequent adjournments and consistent stalling of the proceedings by the opposition Congress.

16 Jul 2017

Tourism Min Babu warns of legal action against grounded vessel, Cong demands inquiry

The grounded vessel of the Casino MV Lucky Seven is likely inviting a potential danger. It can totally destroy the Miramar beach, which is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the capital city.

16 Jul 2017

Lucky7 casino unlucky? Grounded off Miramar, danger of oil spill !

Anchor: The sixth controversial casino grounded hardly 100 metres away from the Miramar beach is causing a major danger of oil spill. The casino vessel Lucky7 was grounded on Saturday night on a sand bar.

15 Jul 2017

Sanatan demands public apology for suspecting them of desecrations

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

13 Jul 2017

Palaykar takes U-turn diversion on Mhadei diversion

Now perhaps it’s turn of ministers of Goa Forward to continue the legacy of U turns. And the issue is not simple. Diversion of Goa’s lifeline Mhadei.

13 Jul 2017

Shweta fabricated dowry story to hide her affair, claims Hoble family

Bharatiya Janata Party’s vice president Anil Hoble and his family have countered the allegation of dowry harassment by their daughter-in-law.

13 Jul 2017

Efforts on to sort out problems in cable TV service

Problems faced by viewers of cable TV service are likely to be resolved soon.

12 Jul 2017

Vijai wants all casinos out of Mandovi, but right now No Entry to 6th casino

Goa Forward Party wants all casinos out of Mandovi. In principle.

12 Jul 2017

Pratima to come on roads to get 20 seats for women in Congress

Newly appointed Goa Congress Mahila President Pratima Coutinho has threatened to come on the roads to get 20 tickets of Goa Assembly for women.

12 Jul 2017

NCP questions police over failure to detect desecration culprits

The Nationalist Congress Party handed over a memorandum to Director General of Police Dr Muktesh Chander in Panaji on Wednesday.

12 Jul 2017

Weigh your gas cylinders, warns NGO

Gas cylinder users beware. You could be getting only half of the value of what you are paying for.

09 Jul 2017

Village of Merces may now become “Gundagiri free”!

The village of Merces may soon become Gundagiri free. The newly elected panchayat body has assured that the village will now be free from crimes and criminals who they claim give their village a bad name.

07 Jul 2017

IFFI 2017: DFF invites entries for Indian Panorama

The 48th edition of the International Film Festival of The festival will be held from the 20th to the 28th of November in Go.

05 Jul 2017

Tendulkar BJP’s RS candidate, claim coalition partners’ consent

Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has officially decided to field its GoaPresident Vinay Tendulkar as Rajya Sabha candidate. The BJP also claims that they have sought consent of their coalition partners for his candidature.

05 Jul 2017

Revenue from GST to help in developing infrastructure

Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said the introduction of Goods and Services Tax will bring in more revenue to governments.

04 Jul 2017

BJP’s RS candidate by Wed, portfolios after session: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will announce the BJP candidate of Rajya Sabha on Wendesday before he leaves for USA

01 Jul 2017

20% less vote in the second phase of panchayat polls

The second phase of panchayat elections of 15 reserved wards recorded almost 20 per cent less voting on Saturday than the first phase of 80% on 11th June.

01 Jul 2017

Only 18% GST on almost 81% per cent items

The Goods and Services Tax was finally rolled out on Friday midnight.Under the new GST regime, 81 per cent of the items will be taxed below 18 percent. This is the message that was given by officials on the heels of the launch of the GST in the Parliament by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a massive advertising blitz.

30 Jun 2017

Dear young, be a voter, enroll from 1 to 31 July

The Election Commission of India does not want to leave behind a single voter. It has thus organized a special drive to enroll new voters between 18 to 21 years.

30 Jun 2017

Maintain Fitness, discipline, speaker to new firefighters

Speaker Dr Pramod Sawant has exhorted the newly passed out firefighters to keep themselves physically fit and maintain discipline so that they can discharge their duties to the best of their capacity.

28 Jun 2017

Madkaikar takes a U-turn, welcomes Baingini garbage treatment plant

Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar has welcomed a garbage treatment plant at Baingini.

28 Jun 2017

Amit Shah in Goa on 2 day visit from Sat

President of State unit of BJP Vinay Tendulkar has said that National BJP President Amit Shah will be arriving in Goa on Saturday on a two-day visit.

28 Jun 2017

My Govt successful when accidents come down to half: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said he would judge success of his government only when the number of road accidents would come down to half of what it is today.

27 Jun 2017

Is traffic police fining riders for the crimes they didn’t commit?

A young rider has exposed Goa’s traffic police, who are issuing challans for the crime they did not commit.

27 Jun 2017

Vishwajeet withdraws plaint against ‘abusive’ women

Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane has decided to withdraw a police complaint his PSO filed against two women in Madgao. The women had abused him.

27 Jun 2017

Goa Against Coal threatens agitation, objects to Gadkari’s statement

Goa Against Coal has threatened to come on roads and even approach the Green Tribunal of coal transport of Vasco is not stopped immediately.

26 Jun 2017

Govt won’t go harsh on GST: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has told Goans not to worry about the implementation of the Goods and ServicesTax.

26 Jun 2017

Mining scam to CBI only after police report on the scam: CM

Goa government has not decided on handing over the mining scam to the CBI.

22 Jun 2017

MGP will support NDA for prez election, many of our demands included in the CMP: Sudin

Senior Leader of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party Sudin Dhavalikar has said that 3 of their major demands have been included in the Common Minimum Programme of the BJP led coalition government.

22 Jun 2017

Congress won’t approach the Supreme Court in Vishwajit disqualification case: Khalap

Former Union law minister Ramakant Khalap has made it clear that the Congress party will not approach the Supreme Court since their writ petition against Vishwajeet Rane has been accepted by the High Court.

22 Jun 2017

Volvoi Panchayat sans Sarpanch may get its new Sarpanch soon

The Volvoi village may get its new sarpanch soon.

21 Jun 2017

MGP makes U turn on MoI, supports ‘English funding’, BBSM says expected betrayal!

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has taken a major U turn on the issue of Medium of Instruction.

20 Jun 2017

How will Govt deliver on CMP without timeframe? : AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party has questioned the intention of BJP led coalition government which released its common minimum programme without any deadlines to deliver or implement it.

20 Jun 2017

First ‘No Confidence on Sarpanch’ within 1 day in Old Goa

The first ever No confidence Motion in the new tenure of recently appointed Sarpanchas will likely be taken up in Se Old Goa Panchayat.

19 Jun 2017

CMP: Maad to Bhaji to Sports to Films…

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar finally released the Common Minimum Programme on Monday by focusing on 10 crucial areas.

19 Jun 2017

RP30: Land owners of no-development zone could buy construction rights elsewhere

The coalition government led by Manohar Parrikar has devised a new concept of exchanging rights of land use from no development zone to the development zone and go for constructions.

17 Jun 2017

HIndu Convention decalres India & Nepal Hindu nations

The sixth All India Hindu convention in its concluding resolution declared India and Nepal as Hindu nations.

16 Jun 2017

Cyberage scheme of laptops working like a 'mafia'

Computer dealers in Goa say the online sale of computers together with government’s Cyberage Scheme have ruined their business.

13 Jun 2017

CM promises to tackle coastal garbage problem in 3 months

The chief minister Manohar Parrikar acknowledged that garbage was an issue especially in coastal belt and promised to take remedial actions within the next three months.

13 Jun 2017

CM claims workers’ win, Cong claims supporters’ win

The first phase of counting of panchayat elections is over. And Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar claims that 90 per cent of his contesting workers are elected.

11 Jun 2017

200 Goan voters of 580 in one ward are Portuguese citizens!

Although all the candidates throughout the state who contested the panchayat elections on Sunday were uncertain about their fate.

10 Jun 2017

Hindu Janjagruti demands Cow Sanctuary for Goa

The Hindu Janjagruti Samiti has demanded that a Cow Sanctuary be set up in Goa to protect the cow.

07 Jun 2017

War begins between Babu & Rohan on corruption charges

A verbal war has begun between the Opposition Leader and Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte.

06 Jun 2017

Monsoon delayed by 3 to 4 days more

Indian Meteorological Department on Tuesday said the monsoons arrival in Goa might be delayed by another three to four days due to cyclonic disturbances.

05 Jun 2017

Goa should argue about sanctuaries to stop Mhadei diversion: Kerkar

Mhadei Bachao Abhiyan Secretary Rajendra Kerkar feels that Goa should strongly push forward the point of wild life sanctuaries to stop Karnataka’s project of diverting waters of Mhadei river to Malaprabha before the tribunal.

05 Jun 2017

Goa to have national Homeopathy & Ayurvedic Institutes & Hospitals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be performing Yoga on 21stJune in Luknowalong with 55,000 people to celebrate the third international yoga day.

02 Jun 2017

Monsoons on the way to Goa, 6 inches rain recorded in state

Goa would continue getting moderate pre-monsoon showers. Monsoon is expected not before 6th of June though it hit Kerala coast before 1st of June.

01 Jun 2017

Retd Govt servants threaten to march from Pollem & Terekhol

The All Goa Government and Semi Government Retired Employees Union has demanded that the government pay them their two years’ arrears.

01 Jun 2017

Missed the ‘Goa Govt’ bus, still Cong confident of winning 2 more polls

Congress won 17 Assembly seats and became a single largest party. But could not form the government.

31 May 2017

Implementation of SC order on panchayat reservations only after consulting HC

The State Election Commission will implement the Supreme Court order of reserving the 17 wards only after seeking clarification from the high court.

31 May 2017

Fishing ban starts…. till 31 July!

The fishing ban starts from Wednesday midnight. From 1st of June till 31st of July.

30 May 2017

Doppler radar next week, monsoon not before 6 June

The long-delayed advanced weather forecasting system would finally be launched next week.

29 May 2017

55 Panchas unopposed, fate of 5297 on 11 June

This is a final figure after withdrawals. 55 panchas are declared elected unopposed.

29 May 2017

Monsoon may be delayed, pre-monsoon showers yet to arrive

No possibility of monsoon arriving in Goa early. In fact it may be delayed. And definitely not before 6th of June.

22 May 2017

Eco-Tourism without damaging biodiversity: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said it is a human tendency to destroy the environment and biodiversity because of the greed.

22 May 2017

Tribals to get cultivation rights in forest by Dec

There is a good news for the tribals living in the forest. Goa government has decided to implement the Tribal Forest Act by December this year.

18 May 2017

Code of Conduct bars Govt from announcements, recruitment

No new schemes or new projects in the villages and not even new recruitment at state level for one month.

17 May 2017

Don’t visit offices, get certificates online now

There is a good news. You now need not visit the office and wait for hours together to collect your certificates.

15 May 2017

Pratheek, Jairam top in GCET exams

he results of Goa Common Entrance Test are out. Prateek Rebello topped in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. AndJairam Naik topped in Biology.

13 May 2017

Sudin, Vijai rubbish toppling game; BJP claims 10 Congmen want to shift

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Goa Forward, the major coalition partners, have rubbished the news of they aligning with the Congress to topple the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government.

09 May 2017

Govt officers banned from visiting ministers’ & MLAs’ houses

circular issued by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has created a furor among the MLAs.

09 May 2017

Goa to gain up to Rs 1000 Cr with GST, Assembly passes the bill

Goa will gain at least 600 to 1000 crore rupees once GST regime comes into force. This is what Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar predicts.

28 Apr 2017

Photo Contest on biodiversity for World Bio-diversity Day

This is a new challenge for the nature loving photographers. A photo competition on Goa’s bio-diversity and sustainable tourism.

26 Apr 2017

Rohan should act against Parulekar in land grab scam: Trajano

Congress leader Trajano D’Mello has been fighting the scam of land grab of Serula Communidade.

25 Apr 2017

Institutes should produce men of substance, just not competence: Pranab

President of India Pranab Mukherjee called on institutions to produce men of substance instead of just competence.

25 Apr 2017

Petitioners allege sabotage in Fr Bismarque death probe

Petitioners in the Father Bismarque Death case have alleged that the case of Bismarque’s death has been sabotaged.

25 Apr 2017

AAP, Villagers march against mining pollution, force GSPCB to act

Aam Aadmi Party members and residents of Quepem and Sattari talukas on Tuesday took out a Morcha to the Goa State Pollution Control Board, demanding a halt to iron ore transportation through villages.

20 Apr 2017

Sonshi villagers set free after a week

45 Sonshi villagers were released on bail on Thursday. They had spent more than a week in jail.

20 Apr 2017

Organ transplant facility from brain dead in Goa soon

Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has said that harvesting of organs from a brain dead person will soon become available in Goa with the first patient undergoing the procedure at Manipal hospital in Dona Paula.

19 Apr 2017

Nobody can take law in own hands, says CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has categorically stated that he would not allow anybody to take the law into their own hands.

19 Apr 2017

Elections for 191 panchayats on June 25

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that panchayat elections will be conducted on 25th of June.

21 Mar 2017

Palienkar pays surprise visit to WRD, finds employees sleeping

Employees of water resources department received a jolt from newly sworn in minister Vinod Palienkar.

17 Mar 2017

Cong infighting could have brought President’s Rule: Vijai

Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai continues attacking the Congress.

17 Mar 2017

BJP coalition’s CMP & Policy in Governor’s Address on 23 March

The BJP-led coalition government of Manohar Parrikar has decided to spell out a broad outline of the Common Minimum Programme as well as the policies of his government through Governor’ Address on 23rd of March.

16 Mar 2017

Vishwajeet quits Congress, to support BJP Govt

Valpoi MLA Vishwajeet Rane has created a record while giving yet another blow to his own Congress party.

14 Mar 2017

Parrikar sworn in with 9 ministers, GF gets 3 berths

Manohar Parrikar was sworn in as the 28th chief minister of Goa on Tuesday along with nine more ministers.

14 Mar 2017

Setback for Cong in SC as well as with Guv

Congress received a setback on Tuesday with Supreme Court refusing to stay the swearing in ceremony but telling the chief minister Manohar Parrikar to go for a floor test by Thursday.

08 Mar 2017

BJP now predicts 23 seats but Parrikar refuses to speak

Three days ahead of election result, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has come down from their earlier claim of 26.

07 Mar 2017

Fastest ever results in Goa’s history planned, merely in 2 hours!

Unlike the past, the Assembly results would come very fast. If all goes well, first 20 constituencies by 9.30 in the morning,

04 Mar 2017

Yuvi, Bhajji, Parthiv, Wasim to play in Goa

Cricket fans in Goa will have an opportunity to witness their favourite players like Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh andParthiv Patel playing in Goa.

28 Feb 2017

Velingkar confirms RSS homecoming, ‘Muhurat’ decision on 2 March

Subhash Velingkar’s breakaway group is on its way back to the RSS. Velingkar has confirmed it. The date of joining would be decided on 2nd of March.

28 Feb 2017

Guv speaks for 3 minutes, only 27 MLAs attend Assembly session

The Assembly session held on Tuesday should go in the books of records

24 Feb 2017

FDA confiscates sub-standard food brought for Carnival

Food and Drugs Administration on Friday confiscated sub-standard food items brought for Carnival and burnt it down

23 Feb 2017

Kadmba shuttle pass holders suffer due to long queues, no buses

Passengers preferred shuttle service of Kadamba because it is a non-stop travel from one city to another

23 Feb 2017

Govt to suspend liquor licenses along highways, give option to shift

The Core committee of Goa Government has decided to suspend liquor licences of liquor outlets along the highways and given them an option to shift beyond 500 metres.

23 Feb 2017

Beggars’ mafia gang operating in Panaji, police should act: Mayor

Mayor of Panaji, Surendra Furtado wants the police to crack down on the beggars in the capital city of Goa

22 Feb 2017

Are Russians functioning illegally as tourist guides in Goa?

Goa’s tour operators are complaining that Russians are working in Goa illegally as tourist guides without paying taxes to the state government.

21 Feb 2017

Tamankar blames Sudin for SC order banning liquor sale

Whole Goa is presently debating whether more road accidents are caused due to drunken driving and who should be blamed for it.

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.

10 Feb 2017

Govt plans action on liquor outlets in phases, to begin with hoardings

The government has decided to deal with the issue of liquor outlets on highways in phases

09 Feb 2017

Core Com set up to remove liquor outlets near highways by 31 March

Goa government has decided to speed up the work on removing all the liquor outlets within 500 metres of the National and State highways before 1st of April. It’s a Supreme Court order

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

08 Feb 2017

Some candidates express concern over security of EVMs till 11 March

The fate of 251 candidates from different parties and independents is presently sealed in the Electronic Voting Machines till the 11th of March

08 Feb 2017

3-tier security ring protecting EVMs: Mohanan

North Goa Collector Nila Mohanan has however said that all the EVMs and VVPAT machines are kept in the strong in strict compliance of the Election Commission of India

07 Feb 2017

Luizinho says Cong will win 23, Reginald predicts only 18 seats

Congress has decided to take disciplinary action against its workers who worked against the party candidates.

02 Feb 2017

Cong releases chargesheet against BJP with 26 alleges scams

On the last day of the election campaign, Congress has released a chargesheet against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party

01 Feb 2017

GF counters allegation of splitting Cong votes, asks who’s splitting GF votes

The Goa Forward has refuted the allegation of the Congress that their party is splitting Congress votes in Navelim

31 Jan 2017

Cong says ‘Yes’, BJP says ‘No’ to Special Status for Goa

Congress is still promising Special Status to Goa, though they are not in power at the centre.

31 Jan 2017

Cong to shut down offshore and land casinos, BJP to move them in the sea

The Bharatiya Janata Party as well as the Congress have made U turns on Casinos

26 Jan 2017

Goa has unofficial beef ban, says Church, wants IPB to be scrapped

The Church has alleged that the local BJP government has unofficially banned Beef in Goa by not allowing slaughter facility.

25 Jan 2017

Congress has done ‘setting’ with BJP, alleges party spokesman Trajano

The rumbings in the Congress over perceived settings over seats and a seat adjustment with the BJP instead of likeminded parties have come out in the open

24 Jan 2017

Carry Rs 50 K with proof or face EC inquiry

If you are carrying more than 50 thousand rupees with you, please carry the proof of it.

23 Jan 2017

Cong promises free petrol for students, no Agro land sale to non-Goans

The Congress manifesto is out. It focuses on the youth. Five litres of free petrol for the students every month and a sports education university

21 Jan 2017

Cong-GF seat sharing fizzles out, Cong undecided on support in Siolim

The seat adjustment of Congress with Goa Forward is finally fizzled out. Congress has decided not to withdraw its candidate in Fatorda

18 Jan 2017

Respite for Vijai as Jose to be disqualified for Cong and GVP nominations

Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai won the first battle on the last day of nomination as the Congress candidate Jose D’Silva will be disqualified

17 Jan 2017

Cong still uncertain over seat sharing with GF or UGP

Only one day remaining to file nominations and Congress is still not sure of joining hands with other parties

12 Jan 2017

Cong alliance: GF adamant on Velim, Babush for friendly fight in Cortalim

Babush Monseratte of United Goans Party has agreed to the alliance proposal of the Congress, but Goa Forward is still negotiating

12 Jan 2017

Gadkari hints at Parrikar coming back as CM

Bharatiya Janata Party’s central leader Nitin Gadkari has hinted at getting Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar back as Goa’s chief minister

11 Jan 2017

Tamhankar resigns from Shivsena because of MGP alliance

Sudip Tamhankar has resigned from Shivsena, as the Goa Rajya Pramukh as well as the primary membership. He says alliance of Shivsena with Dhawalikar brothers is the main reason.

10 Jan 2017

MGP-GSM-SS alliance finalizes seat sharing

The alliance of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, Goa Suraksha Manch and Shivsena has finally been announced.

09 Jan 2017

Congress urges EC to act against Kejriwal for promoting corruption

Congress has asked the Election Commission of India to take Suo Motto cognizance of the statements made by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal asking Goans to take money from other political parties but vote for AAP in the Assembly election.

09 Jan 2017

I sacrificed CM post to retain MGP's identity: Sudin

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party leader Sudin Dhawalikar has claimed he was offered chief minister’s post by the Congress as well as the BJP, provided he merges the party into their party.

06 Jan 2017

Alliance will get us the leaders, but we’ll lose the people: Congress

Congress says their first priority is to win over the people of Goa

06 Jan 2017

Cong objects to BJP Govt retaining transferred officers in Goa

Congress has objected to some senior governments being retained in Goa in spite of getting transferred outside the state

05 Jan 2017

PM Modi to address 2 rallies, BJP mobilises galaxy of leaders for campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two election rallies in Goa

03 Jan 2017

BJP finalizes 18 names, 14 MLAs, Tawadkar-Carlos under dispute

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party till Tuesday has cleared 18 candidates, including 14 sitting MLAs

23 Nov 2016

Let Vishwajeet & Madkaikar quit Cong: Digvijay

After Pandurang Madkaikar, now it’s Vishwajeet Rane. National Congress leader Digvijay Singh has said they will field some other candidates if both these Congress MLAs quit the party.

22 Nov 2016

Rohan’s 3-day ultimatum to complete Porvorim playground

Porvorim MLARohan Khaunte has given an ultimatum of three days to the government to complete the Porvorim Housing Board Sports Ground.

21 Nov 2016

BJP confirms Madkaikar joining, but Cumbarjuve Mandal opposes

Bharatiya Janata Party has confirmed that a proposal regarding Congress MLA Pandurang Madkaikar joining the party and contesting from Cumbarjuve has come before the party. But the Cumbarjuve BJP Mandal has opposed the proposal. This was revealed by former Sarpanch of Old Goa Vishal Volvoikar.

20 Nov 2016

Goa River Marathon

The 7th edition of “Goa River Marathon” will be held on the 11th of December.

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.

15 Nov 2016

PWD workers threaten to paralyse essential services

PWD Society Workers have threatened to paralyse the work of all the essential services.

13 Nov 2016

Cong MLA Madkaikar hobnobs with BJP at PM’s Meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for Mopa airport.

13 Nov 2016

Dabolim will continue even after Mopa: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that the present Dabolim Airport would continue to operate along even after Mopa airport is commissioned.

13 Nov 2016

Give me 50 days & then punish me: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a passionate appeal on Sunday to the people to give him 50 days to weed out black money and fight corruption

11 Nov 2016

All MLAs with us, not sure of Babush & Madkaikar: Digvijay

In-charge of Congress Digvijay Singh has claimed that his MLAs Vishwajeet Rane and Jennifer Monseratte are with the party.

11 Nov 2016

Shack owners threaten to go to court if not paid compensation

Shack owners of Goa have threatened to approach the court if government does not give them compensation for delay in allotting shacks.

11 Nov 2016

Goa’s Oscar winning film will get Rs 1 Cr

The new Goa Film Finance Scheme has made a provision to give one crore rupees if a feature film of Goa wins an Oscar Award.

11 Nov 2016

CM arranges Rs 200 Cr for Goa in banks

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said that Goans would start getting enough number of 100 rupee notes from Saturday.

22 Oct 2016

Churchill wants Caitu to get disqualified

Nationalist Congress party leader Churchill Alemao says he is sympathetic to the people who hold Portuguse passport.