3-day Budget Session of Goa Assembly starts from 29 Jan; amendment to Tourist Trade Act to be tabled
A Bill amending the Tourist Trade Act, to curb liquor consumption and nuisance in public spaces including beaches, will be tabled in the Goa Assembly. The speaker's office has received total 419 questions for the three-day session, including 137 starred and 282 unstarred questions
Goa Chief Secretary submits affidavit on Manohar Parrikar's health, calls petition seeking details of CM's ailment 'fishing' enquiry
Dubbing a public interest litigation seeking to know the health status of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar as a "roving and fishing" enquiry, Goa Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma on Friday told the Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court that disclosing Parrikar's health records will set a "dangerous precedent"
Goa political crisis: Congress says it has numbers to form govt, party MLAs seek time to meet Governor Mridula Sinha today
The Congress party has 16 MLAs in the state while the currently has 14 legislators in the 40-member Assembly.
With Parrikar in AIIMS, Congress offers to form 'stable govt' in Goa; BJP proposes merger with MGP and GFP to bolster position
The Congress offers to form a stable government in Goa after Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar undergoes treatment in New Delhi.
The party will urge Assembly Speaker to increase the working days of the session, beginning from 19 July, CLP leader Chandrakant Kavlekar said.
Parrikar first landed in Mumbai and from there, he took another flight to reach Panaji, said an official of his office.
Congress members ride in horse carriages to protest against fuel hike in Goa, demand GST-based taxation of fuel
As a mark of protest against the fuel price rise, members of the opposition Congress travelled in a horse-drawn carriage in the city on Thursday.
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, through a video message, said that he would return to his home state in the "next few weeks" from the US, where he has been undergoing medical treatment since March.
Give Goa a chief minister or take back undemocratically installed govt, Opposition Congress tells Amit Shah on eve of visit
The Opposition Congress, on the eve of BJP president Amit Shah's visit to the state Sunday, and demanded that he should either "give Goa its chief minister" or "take back this undemocratically installed government".
Goa government to file review petition against Supreme Court mining ban order after nod from Manohar Parrikar
The Goa government will file a review petition against the Supreme Court order of February this year quashing the second renewal of iron ore mining leases given to 88 companies in Goa in 2015, which brought the mining industry in the coastal state to a halt.
Drinking in public places would soon become a punishable offence in Goa with a fine upto Rs 5000, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said while warning people against such indulgence.
In Republic Day address, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha says government committed to fight narcotics, human trafficking
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha said although tourism was generating revenue in the state, it has also brought with it issues like narcotics and human trafficking
Goa RSS organises Hindu Chetana Sangam, calls on Hindus from state to join hands and work towards nationhood
Hindus are not united as a religious community in Goa and there is need to join hands for Hindu-related causes, a RSS state functionary said on Thursday
Goa state-run hospitals to charge 'minimal' fee to outstation patients from 1 January: Manohar Parrikar
Goa's state-run hospitals will start charging a minimum fee from outstation patients, chief minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday.
The BJP on Monday won both the Panaji and Valpoi assembly seats in Goa in the latest round of by-polls
Social media platforms WhatsApp and Facebook will be misused extensively ahead of the August 23 by-polls to Panaji assembly constituency
Goa bypolls: Congress candidates Girish Chodankar, Roy Naik file nomination papers for Panaji, Valpoi
The Congress candidates for Panaji and Valpoi constituencies on Friday filed their nomination papers for the bypolls scheduled on 23 August.
Manohar Parrikar said although the Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar delayed his return, he was happy the JD(U) was back with the BJP-led NDA.
sugarcane farmers in Goa have decided to give up their plan for a march to the Legislative Assembly
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has called the desecrations "an attempt to disturb the communal harmony in Goa".