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Ram Sene issue is a media creation: Parrikar

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar today bl

Rame Sene banned at behest of drug-pub mafia: Muthalik

Controversial right wing outfit Sri Ram

Cong Govt 'fixed' Mickky in Nadia death case: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today sa

I'm sorry, but was 'Negro error' a national issue?: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar toda

Parrikar finally bans Ram Sene in Goa

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on W

27 Goa mines will start from Dec onwards: Parrikar

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Society

Ram Sene issue is a media creation: Parrikar

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar today blamed the media for creating hype about Pramod Muthalik and his Ram Sene coming to Goa.... READ

Rame Sene banned at behest of drug-pub mafia: Muthalik

Controversial right wing outfit Sri Ram Sene's chief Pramod Muthalik has alleged that the Goa government banned his organisation at the behest of drug lords and pub mafia.... READ

I'm sorry, but was 'Negro error' a national issue?: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today apologised for using the word "Negro" in one of the answers tabled in the Assembly, but also expressed regrets that national media stooped low to make it a big public issue.... READ

Issues

Centre's reply on Special Status is not Modi Govt stand: Alina

Goa Minister for environment Alina Saldanha who is spearheading ‘Goa’s Movement For Special Status (GMFSS)’ on Wednesday said that the recent written reply given to Goa Rajya Sabha MP by Minister of State for Home ruling out special status to Goa was “more of a routine, conventional position of the Central Government and not a conclusive statement of policy by the Modi Government on this matter.”... READ

CM rejects Vijay's demand of mass resignations over Special Status

Goa's Independent legislator Vijay Sardesai today suggested that all the 40 MLAs in the state should resign, to press the demand for special status for the state. ... READ

Goa Govt to probe Chattisgarh coal block deal

Goa government on Friday said the state vigilance department will investigate the alleged irregularities in the agreement entered into by the previous government with a private firm for generation of electricity using the coal from a mine in Chhattisgarh.... READ

Infrastructure

Double decker to run Mumbai-Karmali for 'Chovoth'

A double-decker train will soon run on the Konkan Railway route between Mumbai and Goa. ... READ

Goa-Mumbai port feeder service by month end

The feeder service connecting Goa's Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) near Mumbai would begin by the end of this month, heralding a new era on the logistic front between both the neighbouring ports. ... READ

Goa to reduce green cess to boost coal import

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today announced to scale down the state taxes on import of coal. ... READ

Sports

4 MLAs asked to reimburse Brazil tour ticket amount

Goa government has asked its four MLAs, including a cabinet minister, to reimburse the money spent on booking tickets to Brazil to watch the football World Cup, even as the legislators left for the South American country to witness the ongoing mega sporting event. ... READ

Modi's veto ended Goa MLAs' Brazil FIFA junket

A last-minute veto by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday afternoon has cancelled the FIFA World Cup 'study tour' to Brazil by a team of six Goa MLAs led by state sports minister Ramesh Tawadkar. ... READ

Govt cancels Brazil junket, MLAs to spend own money

Under attack over funding the trip of six of its MLAs to Brazil to watch the football World Cup, the Goa government decided on Friday to cancel the junket.... READ

Politics

Cong Govt 'fixed' Mickky in Nadia death case: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said that the erstwhile Congress-led state government had "fixed" former tourism minister Fransisco Miccky Pacheco in connection with the death of his female friend, Nadia Torrado. ... READ

Lower courts have scant regard for law: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday alleged in the state Legislative Assembly that the lower judiciary in the state was paying scant regard to the provisions of law. ... READ

Expunge 'Hindu Rashtra' from Assembly records: Cong

The Congress in Goa Monday asked the assembly speaker to expunge a reference to India as a "Hindu nation" made by a minister last month during the monsoon session.... READ

Economy

27 Goa mines will start from Dec onwards: Parrikar

At least 27 mines would be start operating in Goa between December to February if chief minister Manohar Parrikar succeeds in implementing the time-bound programme he announced in the Assembly today.... READ

Digambar defends his act in mining renewal cases

Former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, accused of shielding illegal mining during his term, today broke his silence over the issue saying his government kept renewal of mining leases on hold as it was busy formulating regulations for the industry. ... READ

HC orders to renew 28 mining leases

In a major relief to 28 mining leases, the Bombay High Court today asked the Goa government to execute deeds for those mining leases which have paid stamp duty according to the Indian Stamp (Goa Amendment) Act, 2012.... READ

Culture

Nobel to Tagore was 'western politics': Teotonio

Honouring Ravindranath Tagore with Nobel Prize was part of Western politics to pull him apart from Mahatma Gandhi on the issue of nationalism, said Teotonio R de Souza, a renowned Indo-Portuguese historian from Goa. ... READ

'Akantwadi' tiatr staged despite Ram Sene threat

Tousif de Navelim staged his ‘controversial’ Tiatr today in Margao defying the threat issued by Ram Sene from Karnataka as Tiatr lovers from Salcete came in full support of the first performance.... READ

Riddhi-Siddhi applauded for Sonakshi outfit at London show

Fashion designers Riddhi and Siddhi Mapxencar's outfit for Sonakshi Sinha's recent live performance at London's O2 arena drew appreciation both from the actress and the audience. ... READ