Maha trio arrested for bid to extort Rs 3 cr from Goa Min

Panaji |Thursday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST

Three persons from Maharashtra were arrested by the Goa Police on Wednesday for allegedly trying to extort Rs 3 crore from state Public Works Department Minister Deepak Pauskar.

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Dispose MLA disqualification petitions timely: Goa Congress

Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

Pumped up by the previous day's Supreme Court order, which urged lawmakers to consider creation of a Tribunal to adjudicate disqualification petitions in a time-bound manner, the Goa Congress on Wedne

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Goa Cong to approach CBI over illegal mining lease renewals

Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

With the Goa Chief Minister maintaining that the Lokayukta's report on illegal renewal of 88 mining leases in the coastal state in 2015 is "recommendatory" only, the state Congress on Wednesday said i

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Goa mining leases renewed 'faster than fastest cheetah'

Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST

Speed and not due diligence appears to have driven the BJP-led coalition government's rush to clear as many as 31 mining lease renewals in one day, the Goa Lokayukta has underlined in his order indict

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Police sniffer dogs unearth tiger claws in Goa temple

Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

Police sniffer dogs on Tuesday helped Goa Forest Department officials track down claws of a tiger, extracted from its poisoned carcass earlier this month, in a temple a short distance from where the t

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Goa varsity may turn into JNU, need police protection: NSUI

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST

After an Afghan student was stabbed to death in the Goa University, the Congress's youth wing, the National Students Union of India (NSUI) has demanded stronger security arrangements in the campus fea

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'Efforts on to repatriate remains of kidnapped Goa sailor'

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST

The Goa government's Commissioner for NRI affairs Narendra Sawaikar on Monday said efforts were being made to repatriate the remains of a Goan seafarer, Britto D'Silva, who was among the 20 seamen who

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One held for stabbing Afghan student in Goa

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST

The Goa Police claimed to have arrested one person in connection with stabbing of a teenaged Afghan student on the Goa University campus, here on Monday.

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CBI should probe ex Goa CM, babus in mining scam: Lokayukta

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST

The Goa Lokayukta on Tuesday directed the state government to order a CBI probe into the illegal renewal of 88 mining leases in 2015, by then Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, former Mines Secretary

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31% Goa IT workers battle hypertension, 40% overweight: Study

Panaji |Monday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

Nearly 31 per cent of the IT sector workforce in Goa suffers from hypertension whereas more than 40 per cent are either overweight or obese, a cross-sectional study of IT professionals working in the

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AAP seeks official's ouster after he calls Goa MLA Portuguese

Panaji |Monday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST

The Aam Aadmi Party in Goa on Monday has demanded the resignation of the South Western Railway manager Ajay Kumar Singh, after he during a verbal duel with Goa BJP MLA Alina Saldanha allegedly suggest

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Ashmita, Siril clinch All India Senior ranking titles

Panaji |Monday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST

Assam's Ashmita Chaliha and former junior world number 1 A.S.S. Siril Verma on Sunday registered contrasting wins in the final to be crowned women's and men's singles champions, respectively, in the Y

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