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Goa: HC slams cops for parading accused before media

November 07, 2019 2:18 am

The court said on Tuesday that merely because people are accused of crimes, officers “derive no authority to bruise their dignity” and observed that the photograph looked like “erstwhile Maharajas or hunters posing with their trophy after a hunt”.

Goa: Four students drown in water-filled laterite quarry

September 16, 2019 2:49 am

On Saturday, 43 students of Tuem based Don Bosco High School had a trek organised near their boarding school. While the entire group stayed together, a few ventured into the water-filled quarry for swimming.

Goa Police launches awareness drive to combat drug, alcohol menace

June 22, 2019 8:50 pm

On Sunday Dr. Rajesh Patil, a laparoscopic surgeon from Goa Medical College who has presented a paper on alcoholism spoke to children of classes eight to ten — and made them aware of the various illnesses one could contract due to substance abuse.

Woman found murdered in South Goa, two held

June 08, 2019 1:22 pm

After strangulating her to death, the accused, along with his accomplice, transported her body and dumped it in the forest area near Rivona village, he said.

Goa DGP defends 'Traffic Sentinel' scheme for citizens to report traffic offences

February 08, 2019 1:29 am

Tourism industry stakeholders have said the scheme is detrimental to the sector, and local residents have been protesting against the "sentinels" intruding their privacy. Both ruling and opposition MLAs have said the scheme can be misused.

Court asks Goa Police to inquire into Kejriwal's bribe remark

May 05, 2018 10:39 pm

During a series of election rallies in Goa between January 7-8, Kejriwal had reportedly appealed to voters to "accept money from the Congress and BJP candidates, but vote for the AAP".

US tourist lauds Goa police for arresting molester, invokes #MeToo

January 31, 2018 2:13 pm

The victim was molested by one Isidore Fernandes, 44, a resident of Anjuna, when he was ferrying her on his motorcycle taxi during the Republic Day weekend in Goa

Four family members held for confining woman in room for 15 years in Goa

July 12, 2017 2:54 pm

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.

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane heckled, Police files FIR against two women

June 27, 2017 7:51 am

The police have for now registered the complaint filed by Sharad Chopdekar, personal security officer of Rane under sections 352 (assault), 353 (preventing government servant from discharge of duty), 504 (breach of peace), read along with relevant sections of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act 1971