Articles about North Goa

Goa: Curlie's restaurant gets SC relief hours after being demolished

09 Sep 2022

Goa Police
Goa: Curlie's restaurant gets SC relief hours after being demolished

Authorities on Friday morning began demolishing the 'Curlie's' restaurant at Anjuna in North Goa before Supreme Court put a stay on it.

Smriti Irani's family restaurant receives notice over illegal liquor license

23 Jul 2022

Mumbai
Smriti Irani's family restaurant receives notice over illegal liquor license

A posh Goa eatery, operated by Union minister Smriti Irani's daughter Zoish Irani, has made headlines for its contentious process of renewing a liquor license in the name of a long-deceased individual.

Nearly 3,000 caught without masks on North Goa beaches

31 Mar 2021

Goa
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.

Poonam Pandey, Sam Bombay granted bail in obscene video case

06 Nov 2020

Poonam Pandey
Poonam Pandey, Sam Bombay granted bail in obscene video case

Model-actor Poonam Pandey and her husband, filmmaker Sam Bombay were granted bail on Thursday night, hours after their arrest.

Poonam Pandey detained in Goa for filming 'obscene' video

05 Nov 2020

Goa
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.

India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry

20 Apr 2020

Odisha
India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health on Monday said that the rate at which the number of coronavirus cases is doubling in India has slowed to 7.5 days.

Stranded in Goa, Nafisa Ali gets government's help

03 Apr 2020

Goa
Stranded in Goa, Nafisa Ali gets government's help

After news surfaced that veteran actor and politician Nafisa Ali Sodhi has been stranded in Goa due to the lockdown, state government officials reached out to help her.

Actor Nafisa Ali stuck in Goa, without ration and medicines

02 Apr 2020

Goa
Actor Nafisa Ali stuck in Goa, without ration and medicines

The ongoing nationwide lockdown has taken a major toll on normal life, impacting more than a billion Indians, amid the catastrophic coronavirus pandemic.

Goa Police launches probe after posters for 'nude party' emerge

24 Sep 2019

Goa
Goa Police launches probe after posters for 'nude party' emerge

Recently, two racy posters about a "nude party" in North Goa emerged on social media.

Goa to have no EDM festival this year?

10 Nov 2018

Goa
Goa to have no EDM festival this year?

Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said no organizer has approached the government to conduct the electronic, dance and music (EDM) festival this year.

Goa: 24-year-old man dies of suspected drug overdose

01 Oct 2018

Goa
Goa: 24-year-old man dies of suspected drug overdose

A 24-year-old picnicker from Hyderabad, staying in a hotel at popular Anjuna beach in Goa, died in Panaji today, police said.

Goa: BJP looks for alternatives, Parrikar being airlifted to AIIMS

15 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi
Goa: BJP looks for alternatives, Parrikar being airlifted to AIIMS

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has reportedly been airlifted to AIIMS, New Delhi for cancer treatment, at 8:00am today.

#TravelBytes: 5 best flea markets in India to shop at

02 Sep 2018

India
#TravelBytes: 5 best flea markets in India to shop at

From walking along humble, overcrowded streets to chit-chatting with the sellers and fellow buyers, eating golgappas on the side to haggling with the vendors, shopping at a flea market is a one-of-its-kind experience.

Goa: Private cab operators to hold 'mega rally' on Aug-17

14 Aug 2018

Goa
Goa: Private cab operators to hold 'mega rally' on Aug-17

The private cab operators in Goa will hold a "mega rally" on August 17 against the app-based taxi service launched by a state-run agency.

People dumping live puppies, kittens in garbage, says Goa CM

03 Aug 2018

Karnataka
People dumping live puppies, kittens in garbage, says Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today told the Legislative Assembly that people were dumping puppies and kittens in the garbage while they were still alive.

Infuriated with drunk-tourists, Goa villagers want bars to shut down

10 Jul 2018

Karnataka
Infuriated with drunk-tourists, Goa villagers want bars to shut down

The residents of Surla village, North Goa, have had enough of drunk tourists creating a ruckus and are now demanding the closure of bars in the area.

Goa introduces 'no-selfie-points', Southern Railways puts fine on selfie-enthusiasts

23 Jun 2018

Goa
Goa introduces 'no-selfie-points', Southern Railways puts fine on selfie-enthusiasts

In a move to curb accidents related to selfies, authorities in Goa have come up with 24 no-selfie points. In a related news, Southern Railways have decided to fine passengers for clicking selfies at railway stations.

Popular beaches in Goa to set up 'No Selfie' zones

23 Jun 2018

Goa
Popular beaches in Goa to set up 'No Selfie' zones

In the wake of several incidents of drowning while clicking selfies at the beaches in Goa, the state-appointed lifeguard agency has identified 24 "No Selfie" points along the coast.

Two TN tourists drown while clicking selfies near Goa beaches

18 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu
Two TN tourists drown while clicking selfies near Goa beaches

Two tourists from Tamil Nadu drowned in separate incidents while clicking selfies in the Arabian Sea near beaches in Goa.

Former Goa CM and Congress legislator Pratapsingh Rane hospitalized

17 Jun 2018

Goa
Former Goa CM and Congress legislator Pratapsingh Rane hospitalized

Former Goa Chief Minister and incumbent Congress MLA Pratapsingh Rane has been admitted to a state-run hospital after he complained of fever.

Parrikar back at work one day after return from US

15 Jun 2018

Goa
Parrikar back at work one day after return from US

A day after Goa CM Manohar Parrikar returned home after his medical treatment in the US, he sought the blessings of his family deity today morning and also chaired a meeting of state officials.

Three tourists from Maharashtra drown at Calangute beach in Goa

11 Jun 2018

Maharashtra
Three tourists from Maharashtra drown at Calangute beach in Goa

Three tourists have drowned in the Arabian Sea at Calangute beach in North Goa this morning, police said.

Mumbai: Goa Power Minister Madkaikar suffers heart attack; hospitalized

05 Jun 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Goa Power Minister Madkaikar suffers heart attack; hospitalized

Goa Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar, 53, suffered a heart attack in Mumbai following which he was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in the city, Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said.

11 visitors arrested for assaulting two minor siblings in Goa

30 May 2018

Goa
11 visitors arrested for assaulting two minor siblings in Goa

The Goa Police today arrested 11 tourists, who had come to the coastal state of Goa from Pune in neighboring Maharashtra, for allegedly assaulting and molesting two minor siblings at Baga beach in North Goa district.

Goans skip beaches, hit the hinterland to beat summer heat

25 Apr 2018

Goa
Goans skip beaches, hit the hinterland to beat summer heat

While tourists from across the world come to Goa to enjoy on its picturesque beaches, the locals have of late been holidaying in the state's hinterland to get respite from the summer heat and humidity.

Perennial waterfall goes dry in Goa; villagers blame mining activity
Perennial waterfall goes dry in Goa; villagers blame mining activity

A perennial waterfall in Goa, revered by locals and visitors for its religious significance and natural beauty, has dried up with the villagers blaming it on the reckless mining activity.

Monkey fever grips Goa's Sattari taluka, 35 people infected

11 Mar 2018

Goa
Monkey fever grips Goa's Sattari taluka, 35 people infected

At least 35 people in Goa have tested positive this year for the Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), or the 'monkey fever', a health official said.

400% rise in drug cases in Goa in one year

03 Mar 2018

Tamil Nadu
400% rise in drug cases in Goa in one year

Amid a hard stance adopted by the Goa government, there has been a steep increase in registration of drug cases.

Kejriwal requests ballot papers for Delhi MCD election

14 Mar 2017

Delhi
Kejriwal requests ballot papers for Delhi MCD election

Arvind Kejriwal has written to the Election Commission, saying that they should use ballot papers and not EVMs for the upcoming MCD elections in Delhi.

Punjab Polls: 25 AAP candidates lose deposit

14 Mar 2017

Delhi
Punjab Polls: 25 AAP candidates lose deposit

25 candidates of the AAP lost their deposit amounts as they failed to secure the required number of votes in Punjab.

AAP: Disappointed with results, will introspect

12 Mar 2017

Delhi
AAP: Disappointed with results, will introspect

The AAP stated that it was disappointed at the election results in Goa and Punjab and that the party would need to introspect on what went wrong.

Manohar Parrikar let off by EC over bribery remark
Manohar Parrikar let off by EC over bribery remark

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was let off by the Election Commission on Thursday and was asked to remain more "circumspect and careful" in the future.

Shekhar Tripathi of Jagran.com arrested
Shekhar Tripathi of Jagran.com arrested

On Tuesday, Shekhar Tripathi, editor of Jagran.com was arrested for having published the exit poll results of the first phase of UP Assembly elections.

Manohar Parrikar notified by EC on 'bribery' comment
Manohar Parrikar notified by EC on 'bribery' comment

The Election Commission has sent a notice to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar over his alleged remarks on bribery while he was campaigning in North Goa.

EC orders FIR against Kejriwal
EC orders FIR against Kejriwal

The Election Commission ordered an FIR to be filed against Arvind Kejriwal for speaking about rival political parties and bribery during a Goa rally.

CEC announces poll dates
CEC announces poll dates

The Election Commission announced dates for state elections; Goa - 4 Feb; Punjab - 4 Feb, Uttarakhand - 15 Feb.

SC bars parties from religious, caste-based campaigning
SC bars parties from religious, caste-based campaigning

The Supreme Court has barred political parties from seeking votes on the basis of caste or religion.