“The police force has changed and it is not what it used to be some 10-20 years ago. His (a police personnel’s) mental position today is that he is not ready to confront. The Police need to confront, need to be strict so that they can discipline citizens,” the CM said.
Allaying fears of adverse impact on environment due to desilting of rivers as part of the nationalisation project, he said all works would be carried out only after Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) is conducted and approved. He said only navigation channels would be desilted, that too, if required.
Speaking in the Goa Assembly, Manohar Parrikar said, “We have not closed the option of getting meat from Belgaum (in Karnataka) or some other place to ensure that there is no shortage.”
IS founder Abu Musab al-Zarqawi may have been killed in 2006, but extortion letters signed off with the dreaded terrorist’s name have come back to haunt female dentists in the tony Calangute-Candolim beach belt in North Goa.
Goa has witnessed a spate of attacks on religious symbols since early this month. At least 11 holy crosses and a temple have been vandalised by unidentified persons in South Goa district since July 1.
Police claimed that the woman was confined in the room for nearly 15 years and she had no connection with the outside world. Based on the information provided by the NGO ‘Bailancho Saad’, a team from the Women’s Police Station last evening raided the house and made the arrests.
Several gravestones in a Christian cemetery in South Goa were allegedly vandalised by unidentified persons. Police are yet to arrest anyone in connection with the cemetery attack. Vaingankar said one of the locals had seen a man running out of cemetery at around 4.30 am.
The Bharatiya Janata Party National President paid tributes to Goan freedom fighters at the Martyr’s Memorial. Shah is expected to have lunch with members of the ruling BJP-led coalition cabinet, as well as meet his party’s MLAs.
Pointing out to the delay in holding election in some panchayat wards following a court order, Manohar Parrikar asked, “Who should be held responsible for the delay in the election in these wards?”
The Board monitored 52 water bodies in the state for the period of April 2016 to March 2017 under the National Water Quality Monitoring Programme (NWMP), the report said.
A small-time trust in Goa is running a cattle care centre, providing shelter and rehabilitation to over 350 injured and abandoned cows as well as bullock despite facing severe shortage of funds.
“The sale of drugs will not be tolerated. We won’t allow our generation to be finished due to narcotics,” Manohar Ajgaonkar said.
The Indian Metrological Centre in Goa too has confirmed that Goa will continue to witness heavy showers over the next 48 hours.
CM Parrikar said the state government cannot perform if citizens behave irresponsibly.
The Goa government is all set to roll out a new start-up policy in the next ten days.
Union Home Mininster Rajnath Singh speaks to Goa CM Manohar Parrikar after a Portuguese-era footbridge collapsed in Curchorem.
The mining firms are required to furnish a bank guarantee by tomorrow, failing which, they will not be allowed to operate this season.
Panaji is currently represented by Manohar Parrikar’s close aide Siddharth Kuncalienkar, who had, in 2014, contested the bye-election after Parrikar resigned to join the Union cabinet.
Healthcare areas which need immediate improvement would be discussed in the meeting, Manohar Parrikar said.
The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the woman, who was convicted under relevant sections of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 and the Goa Children’s Act, 2003.
The Goa government has imposed entry tax on non-Goa registration vehicles that enter the state.
Members of the Lamani community have been living in Goa with dignity and pride for many generations, which makes them Indians first and Goans next: Manohar Parrikar
Parrikar said the museum would be housed in the palace until new building is constructed.
He said that police have already been directed by CM Manohar Parrikar to strictly curb these ‘illegalities’ across Goa
The airport, located in Dabolim in south Goa, is managed by Indian Navy and is part of its INS Hansa base near Vasco
Two men, aged around 28, and a 27-year-old woman were arrested for allegedly running the racket, Crime Branch official said.
An ambulance with doctors was summoned immediately, but by the time it arrived, he was dead, Dalvi said.
“In order to promote Goa as an ideal tourist destination, several initiatives and tourism infrastructure projects were undertaken to augment the carrying capacity of the state,”
According to police, she was last seen playing Holi with the locals in the village.
Velingkar, whose GSM was part of the alliance that contested the February 4 Assembly polls against the ruling party, had last month hinted at either merging his breakaway “Goa prant” with RSS or dissolving it.
The meeting with the PM may not happen soon as he is busy with campaigning in Uttar Pradesh after which he would be proceeding on a foreign trip.
Laxmikant Parsekar said it would not be “fair” on the part of his govt to approach the top court, but the affected liquor vendors could file a review petition
Pandurang Adarkar, a former driver of Rane, has claimed he had witnessed the killing of one Shanu Gaonkar in 2006 by the BJP leader.
The party said it wanted the state government to take all possible measures to protect the genuine interests of Goan businessmen and dependents.
CRPF personnel, who were deployed in the state for the upcoming Assembly polls, assisted the local police in bringing the situation under control
Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said it was unfortunate that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was “busy in Goa’s politics” while terrorists were attacking the army.