03 Apr 2020
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.
07 Feb 2020
Alcohol to become expensive in Goa: Here's why
Goa's celebrated tag of providing cheap liquor may be snatched away soon, as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant hiked rates in the maiden budget that he presented on Thursday.
29 Jan 2020
Goa NSUI wants Salman banned after actor snatches fan's phone
After a video of Bollywood actor Salman Khan snatching a fan's phone away went viral, the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) has demanded a ban on the 54-year-old actor in Goa.
24 Sep 2019
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.
11 Jul 2019
Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa
While the Congress is dealing with an acute crisis in Karnataka, it suffered a major setback in Goa after 10 of its 15 MLAs quit to join the state's ruling party BJP.
19 Mar 2019
BJP's Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM at 2am
Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of the state to succeed Manohar Parrikar reportedly in a "hasty, post-midnight ceremony".
18 Mar 2019
Reportedly, BJP chooses Pramod Sawant as Manohar Parrikar's successor
After much deliberation, assembly speaker Pramod Sawant has reportedly been chosen by BJP to be Goa's new Chief Minister. The post got vacant after former Defense Minister and four-time CM Manohar Parrikar passed away on Sunday.
23 Sep 2018
BJP decides that Manohar Parrikar will continue as Goa CM
The BJP has decided that ailing Goal Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will continue in his post.
15 Sep 2018
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.
03 Aug 2018
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.
19 May 2018
BJP does not respect democracy: Goa Congress spokesperson
Goa Congress spokesperson Yatish Naik today said that the way BJP MPs Shripad Naik and Narendra Sawaikar condemned their (Congress's) action of meeting the Governor and submitting the letter, indicated that BJP has scant respect for the democracy.
24 Mar 2018
Goa-CM Parrikar responding well to treatment in US: Suresh Prabhu
Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said that ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is responding well to medical treatment in the US and also expressed hope that he will return home soon.
08 Sep 2017
Foreigners can eat beef outside before visiting India: Tourism Minister
A day after being sworn in, new Tourism Minister KJ Alphons had asserted there's no food code issued by the BJP, that states like Kerala and Goa would continue eating beef.
02 Sep 2017
Cabinet reshuffle on Sept 3: What can we expect?
PM Narendra Modi will reshuffle his cabinet on September 3. A dozen new faces are expected even as eight-nine current ministers have put in their papers.
01 Sep 2017
Cabinet reshuffle: Several ministers quit amid speculations
The resignation of several ministers has set in motion a major reshuffle in the Narendra Modi government, sources said.
28 Aug 2017
Bypolls: Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji, AAP clinches Bawana in Delhi
Securing his position as Goa CM, Manohar Parrikar won the Panaji bypolls by 4,803 votes, defeating Congress' Girish Chodankar .
16 Mar 2017
Parrikar proves majority in Goa
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar proved his majority during the floor test in the Goa assembly.
15 Mar 2017
Can Jaitley fill the void left by Parrikar?
Manohar Parrikar took oath as Chief Minister of Goa, leading a coalition spearheaded by the BJP.
15 Mar 2017
Supreme Court advances Goa floor test
The SC has advanced the floor test by the Parrikar government in Goa to 16 March. The court rejected a plea by the Congress to hold a composite floor test.
14 Mar 2017
Manohar Parrikar sworn-in as Goa's Chief Minister
BJP leader Manohar Parrikar has taken oath as the Chief Minister of Goa. He took the oath in Konkani.
13 Mar 2017
Manohar Parrikar appointed Goa CM
Governor Mridula Sinha has invited Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to form the government in Goa after the BJP concluded hasty negotiations with independents and smaller candidates. The BJP has shown support of 21 MLAs.
11 Mar 2017
Goa's future undecided, 2 constituencies remain
In Goa, Congress has secured 17 seats and the BJP is trailing behind with 13 seats.
11 Mar 2017
Goa: Congress leads in early trends, CM Parsekar loses seat
Counting for the 40 seats in Goa began at 8:30am on March 11. In a big blow to BJP, CM Laxmikant Parsekar lost his Mandrem seat. There are speculations that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will return as CM if BJP wins.