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Rape accused Goa lawmaker among 10 MLAs to join BJP

12 Jul 2019

Rape accused Goa lawmaker among 10 MLAs to join BJP

As Congress continues to flail following the resignation of party president Rahul Gandhi, 10 Goa MLAs deserted the party on Wednesday to join the rival BJP in a major setback.

Goa: Ailing Manohar Parrikar put under observation, is stable

24 Feb 2019

Goa: Ailing Manohar Parrikar put under observation, is stable

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was admitted to Goa Medical College Hospital late on Saturday night, and his office has confirmed he is stable now.

Amid Rafale allegations, Rahul Gandhi meets Manohar Parrikar in Goa

29 Jan 2019

Amid Rafale allegations, Rahul Gandhi meets Manohar Parrikar in Goa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi met Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today at the state Assembly complex in Panaji (Goa) and enquired about his health.

9 workers injured in blast at Goa cement block factory

12 Jan 2019

9 workers injured in blast at Goa cement block factory

Nine workers were injured, three of them seriously, in a blast at a cement block manufacturing factory at Tuem Industrial Estate this afternoon.

PM wishes Parrikar on 63rd birthday; BJP holds special prayer

13 Dec 2018

PM wishes Parrikar on 63rd birthday; BJP holds special prayer

PM Narendra Modi today wished ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on his 63rd birthday and prayed for his good health.

Goa BJP-MLA fears CBI raids if he spoke against party

01 Nov 2018

Goa BJP-MLA fears CBI raids if he spoke against party

BJP MLA and former Deputy CM Francis D'Souza, who returned to Panaji yesterday after undergoing treatment in US, claimed that he might face raids from central agencies if he spoke against his own party.

Panaji Mayor to fast if potholes not filled in 48hrs

01 Sep 2018

Panaji Mayor to fast if potholes not filled in 48hrs

Panaji Mayor Vitthal Chopdekar in Goa today said he and other corporators would launch a hunger strike if all potholes on the city roads are not filled up within 48 hours.

Set up pre-marriage counseling center in Goa University: Governor

07 Jul 2018

Set up pre-marriage counseling center in Goa University: Governor

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha today asked students to take an oath that they will not break their marriage on petty issues and suggested setting up a pre-wedding counseling center in the Goa University.

IMD to commission 27 doppler-radars across country for weather warning

13 Jun 2018

IMD to commission 27 doppler-radars across country for weather warning

At least 27 doppler radars would be soon commissioned across India which would provide severe weather warning to stakeholders as much as six hours in advance, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said in Goa's Panaji yesterday.

Man with Nipah symptoms under observation in Goa hospital

28 May 2018

Man with Nipah symptoms under observation in Goa hospital

Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) has kept under observation a patient, who arrived in Panaji from Kerala and was found having symptoms of Nipah virus.

Bypolls: Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji, AAP clinches Bawana in Delhi

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 .

Parrikar: Good food to soldiers in conflict zones 'not possible'

17 Jun 2017

Parrikar: Good food to soldiers in conflict zones 'not possible'

In a controversial comment, ex-Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar asked Goa Police to work like jawans, who sometimes don't get food due to "occupational hazards".

CM Parrikar to contest Goa bypoll from Panaji

10 May 2017

CM Parrikar to contest Goa bypoll from Panaji

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be contesting a bypoll from his former constituency of Panaji. Th election date has not been announced yet.

Manipur gets India's first cashless island

17 Jan 2017

Manipur gets India's first cashless island

Karang, an island on the Loktak lake in Manipur, has become the country's first cashless island.

Goa likely to be the first state to go cashless

27 Nov 2016

Goa likely to be the first state to go cashless

Goa is set to become the first Indian state to go cashless, starting from 31st December 2016.