Harsha Raj Gatty

Articles By Harsha Raj Gatty

Goa: 12 injured as plane skids off runway

At 5 am in Dabolim airport, a Mumbai-bound Jet Airways flight 9W 2374 carrying 154 passengers and 7 crew members skidded off the runway while taxiing for take-off.

Two airports, two close calls in two hours

When the evacuation was on, the aircraft tilted forward, triggering panic among passengers, said officials.

AAP’s CM nominee in Goa questioned by anti-graft body, he calls it harassment

To show solidarity with Gomes, over 300 AAP leaders camped around the ACB office here.

Summoned in 2011 case, AAP’s Goa CM pick claims harassment

A First Information Report (FIR) was registered against the former Goa Civil service officer and the AAP leader in June.

AAP declares ex-bureaucrat Gomes its Goa CM nominee

Kejriwal made the announcement while addressing a rally at Cuncolim in south Goa.

Govt working on request for in-flight Wi-Fi: Ashok Gajapati Raju

We are working on the amendment of the particular legislation, after which aircrafts both overflying and origin from India would be able to provide the services to their passengers, Raju said.

Ministry mulling on increasing cargo and freight carriers: Ashok Gajapati Raju

Historically in India, the ministry said, while roadways and waterways have been utilised for transportation of Cargo's, flight has been only used for passengers.

Demonetisation has firebombed the poor, says Rahul Gandhi in Goa

Terming that the corrupt and blackmoney hoarder's as 'Chor', he said that they were smart enough to convert their ill-gotten wealth into other forms of assets beforehand.

Laxmikant Parsekar drops 2 MGP ministers after spat, gets Manohar Parrikar backing

Parrikar said that despite MGP leaders winning only three seats in the 2012 assembly election, BJP had accorded two significant portfolios to its leaders - as a recognition of their coalition support.

Goa: State police probe death of a foreign national

According to the police, Madeleine ran a private tours and travels company which has been registered in the country since 2006.

Goa: BJP’s key ally MGP demands CM Parsekar’s ouster for pre-poll talks

Speaking to The Indian Express, Chief Minister Laxmikant pointed out that MGP has chosen a wrong forum to express their grievance.

Parrikar’s bid to make Goa ‘first cashless state’ finds some resistance in local BJP-unit

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar backed the idea of making Goa "first cashless state in the country" during a trip back to his home state.

‘Just mention of exemption for disabled not enough’, say activists

Salil Chaturvedi (48), disability campaigner, said that prior to playing of the national anthem at cinema halls, the Supreme Court order must ask theatres to flash a message conveying exemptions granted to the differently-abled people.

Nabha jailbreak: Harminder Singh Mintoo arrest brings relief to family

Mintoo had joined his family in Goa in 1992 and was involved in construction-related work.

AAP Goa unit leader Dr. Prithvi Amonkar withdrawn as party candidate, may contest the polls independently

Amonkar was the party candidate from Siolim constituency (North Goa) and his candidacy had been declared in October.

Films from North-East need government’s support: Documentary filmmaker Bobo Khuraijam

Bobo Khuraijam, the director of Manipuri documentary film 'Ima Sabitri' that opened at Indian Panorama (Non-Feature Section), said that the support for North-Eastern filmmakers is insufficient.

India, Uncut

While films of veteran directors appear to be missing from the Indian Panorama section at this year’s IFFI, jury members say they choose only on merit and talk about inviting uncertified entries for the first time.

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu terms demonetisation move as ‘shuddhikaran’

Speaking at the 47th edition of International Film Festival of India, Naidu lauded the film industry for being the first to rally behind the Prime Minister in support of his move against black money.

Goa petrol pumps wait for cash machines

In the midst of no thorough communication on when the cash dispensing machines will be installed at the fuel outlets, close to 130 petrol stations across Goa are facing customers' brunt.

IFFI 2016 opens up for larger audience, aims at higher participation

Not only the state government has more than doubled the budget from Rs. 6 crores (2015) to over Rs. 13 crores this year, the Directorate of Film Festival (DFF) has also increased the number of screenings from 187 movies