Goa Government

  • Goa: 24X7 call centre launched to tackle power consumer woes 14-01-2014 12:25 PM

    Panaji: The Goa government on Tuesday launched a round-the-clock call centre for power consumers in its efforts to streamline the complaint mechanism. State electricity department sources said that the call centre is available at a dial of 135 and it can be accessed round the clock. Goa based Hello information...
  • Opposition tears into BJP after SP MLA caught in Goa dance bar raid 28-08-2013 11:59 AM

    A raid on an illegal dance bar in the heart of the Goa capital has triggered outrage amongst the opposition parties in the state. The Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, in whose constituency they say dance bars...
  • NCP slams Goa govt for restricting liquor sale timings 27-08-2013 03:53 PM

    The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has criticised Goa government's move to put a check on timings of liquor sale in the state. The notification issued by the Excise department on August 19 is a "big scam" on the common people who run the retail wine stores, NCP Goa spokesman Trajano...
  • Goa to launch drive against sub-standard stationers 02-06-2013 05:26 AM

    Panaji: The Goa government will launch a special drive, before the new academic year begins later June 2012, against stationary shops selling sub-standard items to students, an official said on Saturday. "We have received complaints from parents that stationary shops are violating the packaged commodity rules. The drive is our...
  • Goa govt bans drinking liquor on beaches 24-04-2013 03:54 PM

    Panaji: Goa government has banned drinking liquor on beaches in a bid to curb littering and nuisance caused to women tourists. However, one can continue to enjoy drinks at designated places like beach shacks, Goa Tourism Director Nikhil Desai told reporters. "The ban has been imposed under Goa Tourist Places...
  • Playboy's Goa plan face opposition from BJP MLA 08-04-2013 04:16 PM

    Panaji: An MLA of the ruling BJP today threatened to go on a hunger strike if the Goa government grants permission to US-based Playboy Club to open a branch in the state. "I am opposing this club anywhere in Goa. The department of tourism has already made up its mind...
  • Goa govt likely to hand over Scarlett murder case to CBI 25-03-2008 02:04 AM

    Brisbane: Big-hitting opener David Warner is set to be among at least three debutants in Australia's team for the first Test against New Zealand, having been named on Saturday in a 12-man squad. The 25-year-old New South Wales opener replaces all-rounder Shane Watson, one of five players ruled out due...
  • Goa Govt in crisis; Rebels, NCP ditch Kamat 17-01-2008 10:55 AM

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Tuesday said the Board of Cricket Control in India should decide when cricket ties with Pakistan can be resumed as the government couldn't dictate it to do so. That is something the BCCI will have to take a call. Government can...
  • Impact: Goa govt probes land mafia 22-06-2007 12:36 PM

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