Goa CM congratulates FC Goa for qualifying for AFC Champions League

Panaji |Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday congratulated FC Goa for becoming the first ever Indian football club to qualify for the AFC Champions League by confirming their position at the top of the le

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Right wing group alleges distortion of Shivaji's raids on Goa

Panaji |Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 PM IST

According to a Class XI World History text book taught in Goa's higher secondary schools, when Maratha king Shivaji attacked Goa in the late 1600s, his forces not only plundered the countryside, but a

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'Had Shivaji conquered Goa, would not have suffered under Portuguese'

Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST

Had Shivaji conquered Goa, the region would not have had to suffer atrocities under colonial Portuguese rule for centuries, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.

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Won't allow diversion of water from Mhadei river: Goa BJP chief

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

State BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanavade on Monday said the Goa government would not allow Karnataka to divert water from the Mhadei river, until the Supreme Courts adjudicates the issue.

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Goa wants armed cops at sea to prevent illegal fishing

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

Armed policemen could soon guard waters off the state coast, to prevent fish from being poached by raiding parties of fishermen from neighbouring states who use illegal and non-sustainable techniques

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Goa CM welcomes renaming of defence institute after Parrikar

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday welcomed the Union Defence Ministry's decision to rechristen the New Delhi-based Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses as the Manohar Parrikar Institut

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'Special zones on Goa beaches for drinking alcohol soon'

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST

More than a year after banning consumption of alcohol on Goa's beaches, state Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Tuesday said, that special zones would be created on the state's popular beaches for

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Former Goa CM likens drugs to mythical demon 'Bhasmasur'

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST

Comparing drugs and narcotics substances to "Bhasmasur", a mythical demon whose mere touch would reduce mortals to ash, Goa's Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat on Tuesday alleged that the BJP-coalit

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Congress slams Goa CM for downplaying terror threat

Panaji |Monday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant last week downplayed a terror threat to Goa, because the Opposition demanded closure of casinos in the state, which are potentially vulnerable to such attack, state Congre

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