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No bikini ban on Goa beaches: Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday ruled out banning wearing of bikinis on the state's beaches, a day after a minister in his government advocated such a measure, but said drinking of li

‘Girls going to pubs against Goan culture’

A senior minister in the Manohar Parrikar-led BJP government in Goa has echoed controversial Sriram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik saying that the practice of young girls visiting pubs in short dresses is

Goa government starts process to offset Rs 1,000 loans

Goa Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar (Photo: PTI)

Goa CM met financial institutions to take on overview of pending loan amount

Goa axes MLAs’ junket to Brazil

The state govt said the decision was taken ‘bowing’ to public sentiments

6 Goa MLAs on junket to Brazil

Six Goa MLAs, three of whom are ministers, are being sent on a 10-day trip to Brazil to watch the football World Cup at a cost of `89 lakhs to the state government in a decision that has kicked up a s

Goa mining stakeholders want early resumption of operations

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New mining policy should be expedited so that the key industry gets back on its feet

Cross ownership in media a matter of debate: I&B Minister

Government is seeking views of all stakeholders on cross-ownership

Will explore possibility of having locally-made set-top boxes: I&B

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The issue was pertinent considering the starting of third and fourth phase of digitisation

Celeb names used for bogus beneficiaries

The names of a host of celebrities from the world of cricket and Bollywood, including Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting, have been found in the list of beneficiaries of the Mahatma

Activist Kerkar fights for S. Goa seat

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Swati Kerkar, the AAP candidate for the South Goa Lok Sabha seat, played key roles in the popular Goan agitations that got rid of 18 special economic zones (SEZ) in a single day.

It is a measure of Sri Lanka’s return to “normal” democratic politics that conspiracy theories are once again resonating in Colombo.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces significant challenges in trying to reinvigorate India’s economy back to the robust growth it enjoyed a few years ago.