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Holiday row likely typo: Goa CM

On the Goa government’s scrapping of Gandhi Jayanti from the list of public holidays, The RSS said the number of holidays in the country should come down for improved work culture.

CM Parsekar denies October 2 off Goa list of holidays

A controversy erupted over the scrapping by the Goa government of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 from the list of public holidays but chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar later said it could be an act of “m

‘Casino man funded BJP MLAs’ junket’

Seeking to turn the tables on the Goa government over the ban on offshore casinos in the state, the Congress on Friday alleged that some BJP legislators went on a foreign trip sponsored by a renowned

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.

It has now become apparent to the Narendra Modi government that the manner in which it sought to amend the law relating to acquisition of land is not politically feasible.

If a law has not worked well on the ground, do you toss it out or try and improve its implementation?