Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday promised a crackdown on foreigners illegally staying or carrying out businesses, especially in narcotics, in the state.
The proceedings in the Goa assembly, which begins its monsoon session on July 22, will be virtually paperless, Speaker Rajendra Arlekar said.
The Goa Legislative Assembly's upcoming Session starting on July 22, will mostly be a paperless affair with over 95 per cent of the business going online.
The women's wing of the BJP in Goa has demanded that alcometers be installed in government offices to keep a tab on officials who show up to work drunk.
A morphed photo of a Goa minister in a pink swimsuit, posted on Facebook, has provoked a First Information Report (FIR), the first step in the filing of formal charges, against a man from Goa who lives in America.
The controversy over a Goa cabinet minister's demand to ban mini-skirts and bikinis in order to "protect Goan culture" refuses to die down, with designer Wendell Rodricks asking him to to wear a loin cloth to work, skip chillies, tomatoes, potatoes, and stop using a table and chair at work if he believes in shunning Western influences and culture.
After a dry patch for almost a month, the revival of monsoon has brightened the agricultural prospects in Goa, officials said today.
Goa Police and the forest department on Monday said they will launch a joint probe after a dog 'exploded' after eating a crude bomb often used by poachers to hunt wild game.
Goa's Mandovi river is unsafe for water sports and fishing due to high level of coliform bacteria in it, according to a recent study by state Pollution Control Board.
The rise of sea level in the world is around three millimetres per year, which is double the rate three decades ago, a senior scientist said today.
A 69-year-old lady was allegedly raped and murdered by unknown culprits at Santa Cruz village near Panaji on Saturday night, the police said today.
In a shocking case of mob justice in Goa, two boys were mercilessly beaten up by locals for allegedly stealing mobile phones and valuables belonging to foreigners.
A First Information Report (FIR) was filed against 31-year-old Devu Chodankar on Friday after he allegedly posted anti-Narendra Modi remarks on a Facebook group in March.
A 31-year-old shipbuilding professional from Mumbai faces arrest allegedly for anti-Narendra Modi remarks that he posted on Facebook in March.
Nearly 45 per cent of women rescued from various prostitution rackets in Goa in the last four years are from Calangute village, a famous beach area which is the hub for tourists, according to a report.