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Merger of group of eight Cong MLAs with BJP in Goa as per constitutional norms: Speaker Tawadkar

October 12, 2022 10:25 am

On September 14 this year, eight out of the 11 Congress MLAs in Goa joined the BJP. They had passed a resolution to merge the Congress Legislature Party with the BJP.

For months before joining BJP, Lobos faced heat from Goa govt over 'illegalities'

September 15, 2022 8:42 am

Lobo, a third-time MLA from Calangute, had won his first two terms from the BJP. In the previous government led by Sawant, he was minister for Ports, Rural Development and Waste Management.

Goa Silly Souls Cafe row: Lease agreement not admissible as evidence, says owner’s lawyer

September 13, 2022 10:19 am

In their reply to the show-cause notice issued by the Excise Commissioner, late Anthony D’Gama’s wife Merlyn and son Dean D’Gama stated that the property was “exclusively” their “business” and involved “no other person/persons”.

Silly Souls Cafe being run under lease to Eightall: RTI documents

September 09, 2022 2:37 am

The Indian Express had on August 3 reported that two companies — Ugraya Mercantile and Ugraya Agro Farms — owned by Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani’s kin, had in 2020-21 invested in Eightall Food and Beverages.

Basilica of Bom Jesus to be closed for a month for restoration

September 04, 2022 11:09 pm

The Basilica that houses the mortal remains of St Francis Xavier, will be closed on account of "urgent and major restoration work".

After SIT, Goa panel under HC ex-judge to probe land grabbing cases

August 31, 2022 2:12 am

Stating that the government is “very serious” and wants to “settle all cases of land grabbing at the earliest”, CM Sawant said the commission, appointed under the Commission of Inquiries Act, 1952, will complete its inquiry in four months.

Sonali Phogat case: Goa court remands three accused to police custody for five days

August 28, 2022 2:09 pm

Phogat (43), a former Tik Tok star and contestant on the reality TV show "Big Boss", was brought dead to a hospital in North Goa district on August 23, a day after arrival in the coastal state.

Political links in Goa land grab cases under SIT scanner, says IGP

August 20, 2022 8:05 am

Asked if politicians were involved in land grab, he said, “Right now, we have a confessional statement of an accused.  Yes, they have named some politicians but before we arrest them, I will not name them.”

Four literary figures felicitated in Goa; among them, a wheelchair-bound writer who has MS

August 14, 2022 4:12 am

Garad, who has a Master’s degree in Konkani, said her first book Kavya Parmal — a collection of her poems — won her accolades and her book on “Stories for kids” was on its way and was expected to be released next month.


Selfie Death Epidemic In Goa

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

Selfies are becoming a death trap. And this is how Goa is dealing with it. See more:

Syrian national detained by Goa police

January 26, 2016 2:56 pm

Panaji (Goa), Jan 26 (ANI): A Syrian national, allegedly overstaying in India, was traced and detained by Goa Police from an offshore casino off Panaji late on Monday night. Inspector General of Police, Sunil Garg on Tuesday said that they had got information that a person from Syria was missing during his overstay in country and his location was said to be around Goa. He also said that on Monday they had traced him and interrogation is underway. The interrogation of the detained Syrian national assumes significance in the wake of the recent death threats to Prime Minster Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar over beef ban in the country. The message was sent through an anonymous postcard which had ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) written on it.