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Mohan Ranade, veteran freedom fighter, dies at 89

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Veteran freedom fighter and Padmashri Mohan Ranade, who participated in Goa's independence struggle against Portuguese rule, died early on Tuesday in Pune following prolonged illness. He was 89.

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Ex-Goa AAP leader files complaint against online stalker

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

A former AAP leader from Goa has filed a complaint against an online stalker, claiming she has been stalked and sexually harassed on social media platforms including Facebook and WhatsApp.

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Garbage crisis could grip Goa's 'queen of beaches'

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

A garbage crisis could grip one of Goa's most popular beach at Calangute -- called the queen of beaches -- after the Corporation of the City of Panaji, which oversees civic needs of the state capital

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Goa CM should warn ministers also against corruption: Congress

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Welcoming Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's open disclosure about bureaucrats demanding money for 'fixing' government jobs, state Congress President Girish Chodankar on Saturday questioned Sawant's silen

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Goa CM visits Amethi, Congress says he's avoiding work

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday visited Baraulia village in Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh to pay condolences to the family of a BJP party worker who was shot dead in May, soon afte

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Goa CM to visit Parrikar's adopted village in Amethi

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will accompany Union Minister for Textiles Smriti Irani to the village of Baraulia in Amethi on Saturday to pay a sympathy visit to the family of BJP worker and former

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Bureaucrats demanding money for jobs: Goa CM

Panaji |Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday warned bureaucrats against demanding money from government job applicants.

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'Make me Minister for Garbage', desperate BJP MLA tells Goa CM

Panaji |Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST

Desperately angling for a ministerial berth, Deputy Speaker and BJP MLA Michael Lobo on Friday urged Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to appoint him as "Minister for Garbage" in order to resolve the c

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Goa CM pitches FM for mining package in view of ban

Panaji |Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday made pitched Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for a special mining assistance package and land acquisition package for building an expressway from a natio

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Goa refuses to shut down cab aggregator service amid protests

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Amid a stand-off between the state government and private taxi operators, which could have implications on the tourism industry in Goa, the state tourism department on Wednesday refused to shut down i

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HC issues notices to planning agency over danger to Goa's Baga hill

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

The Bombay High Court in Goa on Wednesday issued notices to the North Goa Planning and Development Authority and other agencies over the alleged illegal cutting of forested cover and construction of a

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Replies in Goa Assembly delayed wilfully: Kavlekar

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST

Leader of the Opposition in the Goa Assembly Chandrakant Kavlekar, here on Tuesday, alleged that some departments wilfully delay replies to critical questions raised in the Assembly, depriving the Opp

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