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.
27 Mar 2019
Goa: Two MGP MLAs join BJP in another late-night drama
In yet another late-night development in Goa, two out of three MLAs of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) have joined BJP, taking the latter's strength in the State Assembly to 14 legislators.
28 Feb 2019
Don't do drugs, drink feni in music fests: Goa minister
Last week, the Goa government gave its nod for Sunburn's Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festival after a three-year hiatus.
07 Feb 2019
Goa: Exchange cigarette butts for free beer at this shack
Goa, a go-to place for many, sees an inflow of 7L tourists every year.
23 Nov 2018
Goa: Event organizers upset with entertainment tax on free passes
The imposition of entertainment tax on free passes distributed by organizers for major events is a dampener for tourism in Goa, industry stakeholders have said.
16 Nov 2018
No major New-Year event planned, Goa government might reconsider fee
With no big-ticket entertainment event scheduled for New Year in Goa, the state government today said it could reconsider the fees levied on them in case organizers sought a reduction.
10 Nov 2018
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.
04 Oct 2018
First chartered-flight from Russia lands in Goa, tourist season begins
The first chartered flight from Russia landed in Goa today, marking the beginning of tourist season this year.
14 Aug 2018
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.
26 Jul 2018
Tourists who don't respect Goan culture not welcome: Minister
Tourists who do not respect the culture of Goa and create nuisance by littering on the beaches or taking drugs are not welcome in the state, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said in the Legislative Assembly today.
17 Jul 2018
Goa wants only 'good tourists': Heavy fines for public-drinking, littering
Goa, a state dependent on tourism, is becoming selective. Now it wants only "good" visitors, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has said.
26 Jun 2018
Goa govt to launch app-based taxi service 'Goamiles' next month
The Goa government will launch its own app-based taxi service "Goamiles" to some key tourist destinations starting next month.
16 Jun 2018
Goa Tourism mulls having lifeguards round-the-clock at its beaches
The Goa Tourism Department is contemplating deploying lifeguards round-the-clock to patrol the state's beaches.
25 Apr 2018
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.
10 Jul 2017
No beef ban, tourists can eat everything, says Goa minister
At a time when lynchings are taking place in the name of beef, Goa tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said that beef isn't banned in the state and tourists can eat whatever they feel like.
19 Apr 2017
Bengaluru: Vegetable prices increase due to scarcity of water
Markets across Bengaluru are witnessing vegetable prices soar as compared to prices last week.