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Goa CM pulls up ‘ignorant’ minister for LGBT remark

Ramesh Tawadkar

As Goa minister Ramesh Tawadkar’s remarks drew flak from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar attempted to calm things down, saying the minis

Goa minister does U-turn on remarks about gays

With his remarks on medical treatment to the LGBT community creating a storm, Goa minister Ramesh Tawadkar on Tuesday made a U-turn saying he was “misquoted” while chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar so

Atletico de Kolkata sneak into final

Jakub Podany of Atletico de Kolkata in action during the ISL semi-final second leg against FC Goa in Panaji— SPORTZPICS

Atletico de Kolkata edged out FC Goa 4-2 on penalties to enter the final of the inaugural Indian Super League here on Wednesday.

Welfare of armed forces top priority, says Manohar Parrikar

Concerned over nearly 450 suicide cases reported in the armed forces in the last three years, defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said reasons for this are being investigated and that welfare

Russia’s Leviathan wins top IFFI prize

Russian director Andrey Zvyaginstev’s survival drama Leviathan won the coveted Golden Peacock award while Marathi movie Ek Haazarachi Note bagged the centenary trophy for best film at the 45th Interna

IFFI director son ‘slaps’ delegate

International Film Festival of India (IFFI) director Shankar Mohan was Friday caught in a controversy after his actor-son allegedly slapped a delegate during screening of a movie here.

Laxmikant Parsekar: ‘Rebel’ who made it big with BJP

Laxmikant Parsekar takes oath as Goa chief minister at the swearing-in ceremony in Panaji on Saturday.   	— PTI

Laxmikant Parsekar, who had rebelled against his family of die-hard MGP supporters to contest on a BJP ticket his first Assembly election in 1988, has reaped the reward for his loyalty to the party wi

FC Goa rope in ex-arsenal player Andre Santos for ISL

After getting Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires, FC Goa have now roped in former Arsenal and Brazil international player Andre Santos. Santos has signed on for FC Goa and will join the squad shortly.

The expected electoral victory in Greece of Syrizia, an acronym meaning “radical coalition of the Left”, had made waves across financial markets.

US President Barack Obama, during his visit to India this week, intends to highlight the strategically essential US-India relationship and shore up support for a wide variety of shared policy interest