Articles about Goa
23 Oct 2021
Unite against BJP: Mamata tells parties ahead of Goa visit
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is set to visit Goa next week.
27 Sep 2021
Goa Congress veteran Luizinho Faleiro quits; will likely join TMC
Senior Goa Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro today quit the party and is expected to join the Trinamool Congress (TMC).
21 Sep 2021
Ishwari Deshpande, 25-year-old actress, loses life in car accident
A trip before getting engaged proved fatal for a Pune-based actress.
21 Sep 2021
AAP will ensure 80% job reservation for Goans: Kejriwal
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said if voted to power in Goa in the 2022 polls, his party will ensure that 80 percent of jobs, including in the private sector, will be reserved for local people.
12 Sep 2021
Arvind Kejriwal elected AAP National Convenor for third consecutive term
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Sunday re-elected the National Convenor of the Aam Aadmi Party for the third consecutive term.
24 Aug 2021
Russian actress Alexandra Djavi of 'Kanchana 3' fame found dead
Russian actress Alexandra Djavi, who lived in Chennai to pursue an acting career there, has been reportedly found dead in her rented apartment in Goa.
29 Jul 2021
Opposition slams Goa CM for remark blaming minor rape victims
The Opposition on Thursday slammed Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant for his remarks on the gang-rape of two minor girls on a beach.
29 Jun 2021
Owners sell Goa's iconic Club Tito's citing harassment
The owners of Club Tito's, one of Goa's most happening nightlife spots near Panaji, on Monday announced they have sold the club due to "harassment" by authorities and NGOs.
07 Jun 2021
Goa nightlife should resume only after pandemic scenario improves: Minister
Nightlife in Goa should not be allowed to resume till the COVID-19 situation in India comes under control, State Ports Minister and BJP leader Michael Lobo said on Monday as he stressed the need to protect the lives of people.
01 Jun 2021
Goa's COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 20% in one month
The COVID-19 positivity rate in Goa came down to 20% on Monday as against 51% on April 30, according to the state government.
29 May 2021
Goa government challenges Tarun Tejpal's acquittal in 2013 rape case
The Goa government has opposed the acquittal order of former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal in a 2013 case of sexual assault involving a junior colleague.
28 May 2021
Frame your questions & answer them: IIT Goa's unique examination
IIT Goa has prepared an exam that could test students' knowledge and integrity at the same time.
22 May 2021
COVID-19: Karnataka, Kerala extend lockdown; curfew in Goa to continue
As India's battle with COVID-19 continues amid the deadly second wave, the number of infections and deaths remains high in several states of the country.
21 May 2021
Tarun Tejpal, Tehelka founder, acquitted in 2013 rape case
Tarun Tejpal, the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of Tehelka magazine, has been acquitted of all charges by a Goa court in a sexual assault case filed against him by a former colleague.
16 May 2021
Cyclone Tauktae hits Goa's coastal areas; 4 dead in Karnataka
The storm in the Arabian Sea, Cyclone Tauktae, on Sunday claimed four lives in Karnataka.
15 May 2021
Cyclone Tauktae: Goa authorities gear up to tackle situation
The government machinery in Goa has put in place necessary measures to tackle the situation in view of the warning about Cyclone Tauktae, officials said on Saturday.
14 May 2021
Oxygen crisis: 74 die at Goa Medical College and Hospital
In the past four days, 74 patients died at the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) reportedly due to a lack of medical oxygen. The GMCH is the biggest COVID-19 facility in the state.
13 May 2021
Cyclonic storm warning issued, heavy rainfall expected in Goa
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Thursday issued a warning and said that a low-pressure area formed over the Arabian Sea is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by May 16, which may bring heavy rainfall at some places in Goa and the south Konkan region.
12 May 2021
Goa: 26 COVID-19 patients die at GMCH, minister seeks probe
Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Tuesday said that 26 COVID-19 patients died at the state-run Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in the early hours and sought an investigation by the High Court to find out the exact cause.
11 May 2021
Despite WHO warning, all adults in Goa to receive Ivermectin
Everyone above 18 years pf age in Goa will be given Ivermectin drug irrespective of their COVID-19 status, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Monday.
28 Apr 2021
COVID-19 lockdown in Goa till Monday morning; essential services allowed
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday announced a brief state-wide lockdown to limit the spread of COVID-19.
21 Apr 2021
Goa's healthcare infrastructure dwindling amid record surge in COVID-19 cases
Goa's healthcare infrastructure is suffering as the number of COVID-19 cases in the state touches new highs.
15 Apr 2021
Not yet thought of canceling Goa board exams: Pramod Sawant
The Goa Government has not yet thought of canceling the state board exams of Classes 10 and 12 in the wake of the COVID-19 surge, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said.
14 Apr 2021
Goa: After GFP leaves NDA, CM says 'they were removed'
A day after the Goa Forward Party (GFP) exited the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), state Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the party had already been removed.
02 Apr 2021
Goa Tourism Department calls Marathas 'invaders,' apologizes soon after
The Goa Tourism Department on Friday referred to the Maratha warriors led by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as invaders but deleted the tweet containing that reference soon after and also issued an apology.
31 Mar 2021
Nearly 3,000 caught without masks on North Goa beaches
The Pernem and Calangute Police in the North Goa district have so far this year caught 2,957 people without masks on beaches and collected Rs. 5.86 lakh as fine from them, officials said on Wednesday.
20 Mar 2021
Vijender Singh's 12-match winning streak in professional boxing ends
The 12-match unbeaten winning streak of India's Vijender Singh in professional boxing ended on Friday when his Russian opponent Artysh Lopsan defeated him.
03 Mar 2021
Allow chartered flights in Goa from safe places: Tourism body
Ahead of the Goa Assembly's budget session, an apex tourism body here has urged the Pramod Sawant government to allow chartered flights in the state from "safe destinations" to boost tourism.
15 Jan 2021
10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident
In a tragic piece of news, 10 women, who were going to Goa for a vacation, and their driver, were killed in a road accident on Friday in Karnataka's Dharwad district. Six people were injured and are recuperating at KIMS Hospital in Hubballi.
13 Jan 2021
Union Minister Shripad Naik is conscious and recovering: Goa CM
Union Minister Shripad Naik, who was admitted to a Goa hospital after he met with an accident, is conscious and recovering, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday, adding that there is no need to shift him to New Delhi for treatment.
12 Jan 2021
Union Minister Shripad Naik injured, wife, aide killed in accident
Minister of State for Defense Shripad Naik was injured while his wife, Vijaya, and a close aide, Deepak Dube, died in a car crash late on Monday. Reports said the SUV they were traveling in met with an accident in Hosakambi village, Ankola taluk, Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka.
10 Jan 2021
Pandemic special: Some scenic Work From Home destinations in India
It's almost a year since the pandemic began and a year since the majority of the workforce made workstations out of their homes.
06 Jan 2021
Aguada jail to be revamped as tourist spot by March
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that the renovation of the historic jail at Aguada, which no longer houses prisoners and is being developed as a tourist spot, will be completed by March this year following which it be will be opened for visitors.
25 Dec 2020
Goa: Amid pandemic, midnight mass, carols usher in Christmas
The peel of the midnight bells in churches and the carols reverberating the praise of Lord Jesus ushered in the Christmas festivities in Goa amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
15 Dec 2020
Aam Aadmi Party will fight 2022 Uttar Pradesh elections: Kejriwal
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be contesting the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2022, party chief Arvind Kejriwal announced on Tuesday.
27 Nov 2020
Indian Navy's MiG-29K trainer aircraft crashes; 1 pilot missing
The Indian Navy on Friday said that a MiG-29K trainer aircraft had crashed off the coast of Goa into the Arabian Sea last evening.
05 Nov 2020
Poonam Pandey detained in Goa for filming 'obscene' video
Model-actor Poonam Pandey was on Thursday detained by Goa Police for allegedly shooting an obscene video in the coastal state.
28 Oct 2020
KJo's Dharma Productions litters Goa's village, receives show-cause notice
Filmmaker Karan Johar's Dharma Productions was lambasted by environmental activists and renowned public figures for dumping tons of waste in the Goan Village of Nerul, after wrapping up the shoot for Shakun Batra's untitled film starring Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, and Ananya Pandey.
23 Oct 2020
Coronavirus-induced woes, broken phone cost family their 16-year-old son
A family in Goa, struggling to meet ends after the coronavirus outbreak, was devastated this month after their 16-year-old son took his life, over a broken phone.
21 Oct 2020
After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress
After the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar, the Indian National Congress is reportedly expected to announce another organizational reshuffle.