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Like humans, tigers should be punished for eating cows: Goa NCP MLA

Even as the issue of tiger killings was discussed in the Assembly on Wednesday, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA Churchill Alemao said tigers should be “punished” for eating cows when humans are punished for the same. A tigress and three of her cubs were killed by five locals in Mahadayi Wildlife Sanctuary last month. The […]

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Man posing as minister caught 12 days after receiving perks

Goa police arrested a man who was posing as a minister from Uttar Pradesh by submitting fake documents and staying at a state guest house in Panaji for over 10 days. Four of his accomplices, who were staying with him at the state guest house, have also been arrested, a senior Goa Crime Branch official […]

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After three die at Sunburn Festival, Goa BJP minister blames people for attending event

After three tourists died at the Sunburn Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Festival, state Culture Minister Govind Gawade on Monday said that “no one forced people to attend the event.” Three tourists died in the last three days after collapsing at the festival venue at Vagator beach in North Goa district. Asked about criticism of the […]

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Cyclone Kyarr to bring heavy rains off Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa coast

A cyclonic storm “Kyarr” is likely to bring very heavy to extremely heavy rains in coastal districts of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg in Maharashtra in the next 12 hours and also cause strong winds. The warning was issued by the Mumbai centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). A deep depression in the Arabian Sea intensified […]

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GC Murmu, RK Mathur named Lieutenant Governor for J&K and Ladakh; Satya Pal Malik transferred to Goa

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa. Former IAS officers Girish Chandra Murmu and Radha Krishna Mathur will take his place as Lieutenant Governors of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. The two Union Territories will come to existence from October 31. Satya Pal Malik was the […]

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Goa-Delhi plane makes emergency landing after its engine catches fire

An Indigo Airlines flight with about 180 passengers on board was forced to make an emergency landing after its left engine caught fire. The flight had to make a turnaround to Dabolim International Airport in Goa from where it took off. The flight was bound for Delhi. All the passengers were safely evacuated. There were […]

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Manohar Parrikar given 2 days ultimatum to step down

Hundreds of protesters stormed outside Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s residence in Goa. They demanded Manohar Parrikar to step down and demanded for a full time Chief Minister. Mr. Parrikar is suffering from Pancreatic cancer and was in and out of hospitals in the last nine months. In his absence the administration has shome what […]