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Tigers must be punished for eating cows like humans, says Goa MLA Churchill Alemao during Assembly debate on man-animal conflicts
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Tigers must be punished for eating cows like humans, says Goa MLA Churchill Alemao during Assembly debate on man-animal conflicts

'What is the punishment for a tiger when he eats a cow? When a human being eats cow, he is punished,' Goa MLA Churchill Alemao said.

IFFI 2017 wasn't funded by I&B ministry or Directorate of Film Festivals, says Pramod Sawant
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IFFI 2017 wasn't funded by I&B ministry or Directorate of Film Festivals, says Pramod Sawant

The Goa government had spent Rs 17.44 crore on hosting IFFI 2017, according to Pramod Sawant.

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar denies existence of drug mafia in Goa, says narcotics are smuggled for trade and consumption
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Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar denies existence of drug mafia in Goa, says narcotics are smuggled for trade and consumption

There is no drug mafia in Goa, but drugs are smuggled into the state for "trade, consumption and transit", Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said

Goa illegal mining case of Rs 35,000 crore may be handed over to CBI, says Manohar Parikkar
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Goa illegal mining case of Rs 35,000 crore may be handed over to CBI, says Manohar Parikkar

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday that the state government might hand over a Rs 35,000-crore illegal mining scam case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Goa mining scam: SIT seeks more time to file reply on Digambar Kamat's bail plea, court sets hearing on 12 May
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Goa mining scam: SIT seeks more time to file reply on Digambar Kamat's bail plea, court sets hearing on 12 May

The SIT of Goa crime branch Tuesday sought more time from a court here to reply on the anticipatory bail petition filed by former state chief minister Digambar Kamat, an accused in an illegal mining case.

BJP rules Goa despite losing election: Debacle proves India is becoming Congress-mukt, one state at a time
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BJP rules Goa despite losing election: Debacle proves India is becoming Congress-mukt, one state at a time

The Goa experience indicates the rot that has set into the Congress party. The Gandhis will remain insulated from any blame, while India becomes closer to Congress-mukt becomes a closer reality with each state going their way

Goa Election Result 2017: How Manohar Parrikar, Nitin Gadkari masterminded BJP's coup
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Goa Election Result 2017: How Manohar Parrikar, Nitin Gadkari masterminded BJP's coup

Manohar Parrikar will take oath as the new Goa CM, but with a compromised Cabinet that may keep pulling him in different directions, and keep him busy with a balancing act that may last as long as his government does

Goa Election Results 2017: Here's how the key candidates fared in the state polls
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Goa Election Results 2017: Here's how the key candidates fared in the state polls

The month long suspense over the results is finally over in Goa. Here is how some key candidates along with their parties fared.

Goa Election Results 2017: Here's a list of the possible chief ministerial candidates for the state
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Goa Election Results 2017: Here's a list of the possible chief ministerial candidates for the state

If exit poll results come true, Goa is definitely headed to deliver a fractured mandate. Three exit polls conducted are unanimous that the state’s ruling BJP may emerge the single largest party in a hung Assembly.

Goa Election 2017: Here are the key candidates that are likely to impact poll outcome
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Goa Election 2017: Here are the key candidates that are likely to impact poll outcome

Goa goes to polls on 4 February. The 40 seat Assembly will see interesting electoral contests this year as the state is set to witness a four-pronged battle between the Congress, ruling BJP, the new entrant Aam Aadmi Party and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party-led front. Here is are five personalities who matter the most in the forthcoming election:

Goa Election 2017: Here's a comparison of the manifestos released by BJP, Congress
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Goa Election 2017: Here's a comparison of the manifestos released by BJP, Congress

The electoral battle between the Congress and the BJP in Goa is reaching its climax, with the BJP releasing its manifesto on Sunday - just four days before campaigning ends.

Assembly elections: Parkash Singh Badal, Digambar Kamat among 24 to file nominations in Punjab, Goa
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Assembly elections: Parkash Singh Badal, Digambar Kamat among 24 to file nominations in Punjab, Goa

Badal filed his papers from his traditional bastion Lambi as SAD candidate while his son Sukhbir again entered into the fray from Jalalabad seat.

Goa Assembly Election 2017: Congress divided over pre-poll alliance, candidate list
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Goa Assembly Election 2017: Congress divided over pre-poll alliance, candidate list

With the process of the week-long filing of nominations scheduled to start from 11 January for the ensuing Goa State Legislative Assembly Election, scheduled for 4 February, fissures have come to the fore within the state unit of Goa’s principal Opposition Congress party.

Road to Rio: Shivani Kataria, first Indian woman swimmer at the Olympics after 2004
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Road to Rio: Shivani Kataria, first Indian woman swimmer at the Olympics after 2004

Rio 2016 will be more of an experience than a mission for young Shivani who is certain to come out of teh Olympics, a better player. A place in the final sixteen would be extremely difficult, but not beyond imagination.

Legislators in Goa urge Congress to announce its chief ministerial candidate
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Legislators in Goa urge Congress to announce its chief ministerial candidate

Needling the Congress, which appears divided on the demand for forming an alliance with "like-minded" parties for forthcoming Assembly polls in Goa, an Independent legislator on Friday asked the opposition party to announce their Chief Ministerial candidate.

Former Goa CM Digambar Kamat quizzed by ED over Louis Berger bribery scandal
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Former Goa CM Digambar Kamat quizzed by ED over Louis Berger bribery scandal

Former Goa CM Digambar Kamat was questioned by the ED in connection with the Louis Berger scam on Thursday.

Dabholkar murder case: Goa blast accused Sarang Akolkar on CBI radar
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Dabholkar murder case: Goa blast accused Sarang Akolkar on CBI radar

CBI on Wednesday searched the house of an alleged Sanatan Sanstha member Sarang Akolkar in connection with the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar.

Didn't discuss CBI probe on Louis Berger bribery case with Modi, says Goa CM Parsekar
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Didn't discuss CBI probe on Louis Berger bribery case with Modi, says Goa CM Parsekar

The issue of handing over the Louis Berger bribery case to the CBI did not come up during an interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Thursday.

Louis Berger case: Goa court rejects former PWD minister Churchill Alemao's bail plea
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Louis Berger case: Goa court rejects former PWD minister Churchill Alemao's bail plea

A local court on Monday rejected the bail plea of Goa's former Public Works Department Minister Churchill Alemao in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case.