Goa

  • Salgaocar bow out of title race after draw against Sporting 15-04-2014 07:41 PM

    Margao: Salgaocar FC's title hopes ended when they were held to a 3-3 draw by Sporting clube de Goa in an exciting 24th round match in the I-League at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, here on Tuesday. Salgaocar, who were looking to keep themselves in the title hunt started well and were...
  • Credit for initiating Modi's national career goes to Goa: Parrikar 12-04-2014 08:34 AM

    Panaji: Voting for the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa began on Saturday at 7 am. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was among the early voters and was confident of his party, BJP, forming the government at the Centre. In Goa, former chief minister Ravi Naik of the Congress is...
  • LS polls: 75 per cent voting registered in Goa 12-04-2014 07:47 AM

    Panaji: High voter turnout was witnessed in two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa with 75 per cent polling taking place on Saturday. Nearly 74.65 per cent voting was registered in the coastal state till 5 pm. 76.3 per cent voting was registered in North Goa while 73.06 per cent voting...
  • LS polls: Voting on for 7 seats in Assam, Tripura, Sikkim and Goa 12-04-2014 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: Voting is taking place on Saturday in seven Lok Sabha constituencies where the fate of 3 seats in Assam, 2 in Goa, 1 in Sikkim and 1 in Tripura will be sealed. Voting for the 32-member Sikkim Assembly is also taking place simultaneously. Karimganj, Silchar and Autonomous district...
  • Live: Rahul Gandhi files his nomination from Amethi 12-04-2014 07:05 AM

    Follow all the live updates on the Lok Sabha election here. Today is the fourth phase of polls and voting is on in seven seats in Assam, Tripura, Sikkim and Goa. In Sikkim, polling is underway to elect the 32-member Assembly. ...
  • LS polls: High voter turnout in phase 4 in Goa, Assam, Tripura and Sikkim 12-04-2014 12:02 AM

    In phase 4 the Lok Sabha polls on Saturday, 75 per cent polling has been recorded in 2 seats in Goa, 75 per cent in 3 seats in Assam, 81.8 per cent for 1 seat in Tripura. In Sikkim, 76 per cent has been recorded for 1 one Lok Sabha...
  • Lok Sabha poll: BJP, Congress face a tough fight in Goa 11-04-2014 12:47 PM

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is known as a very pragmatic politician. Even though he is a strong backer of his party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi, he is not using Modi card in the Lok Sabha elections. Parrikar wants to project himself as a secular BJP chief minister...
  • Uttar Pradesh beat Goa by 48 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy 10-04-2014 07:13 PM

    Mukar Dagar's 55-run knock and useful contributions by Prashant Gupta and Eklavya Dwivedi helped Uttar Pradesh beat Goa by 48 runs in the Syed Mustaq Ali trophy Group A match on Thursday. In another Group A match on Thursday, riding on Kuldeep Hooda's five-wicket haul, Haryana beat Jharkhand by six...
  • LS fourth phase: 12 pc candidates with criminal records, 20 crorepati 07-04-2014 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 74 candidates who are contesting in the Phase 4 of Lok Sabha 2014 Elections. Seven Lok Sabha seats in four states are voting on April 12 and 74 candidates are in...
  • In Goa's mining belt, poll season fails to enthuse voters 07-04-2014 11:13 AM

    Panaji: Mining belt in North Goa, which was once buzzing with activity, seems impervious to the high-octane election campaign steered by BJP and Congress as people are more concerned about resumption of mining which was their major source of livelihood. The long stretches of tarred roads in the mining belt...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Super League games to be held in Mumbai, Rajkot 05-04-2014 08:09 PM

    Mumbai: Matches in the Super League stage of the 2013-14 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will be played in Rajkot and Mumbai from April 8 to 14, with the final slated to be held in Mumbai. Haryana, Goa, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh are clubbed in Group A, while the other half...
  • Goa to host Suchitra Sen film festival 03-04-2014 12:40 PM

    Panaji: The Entertainment Society of Goa is all set to pay tribute to legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen by hosting a three-day-film festival next week. Suchitra Sen film festival, which will kickstart from April 11 at Maquinez Palace , will present the classics of the late doe-eyed beauty including 'Harano...
  • 'Bombay To Goa' to re-release on Mehmood 10th death anniversary 01-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood's legendary comedian Mehmood's 'Bombay to Goa' is set to re-release on his 10th death anniversary as a tribute to him. However, the release date is yet to be decided, his brother Anwar Ali said. Mehmood died in 2004. "It's a tribute to Mehmood bhai on his 10th death...
  • Customs seizes gold from passenger's rectum at Goa airport 01-04-2014 02:39 PM

    Panaji: The customs department arrested a passenger from Chennai on Tuesday, for allegedly trying to smuggle gold into the country by hiding it in his rectum. The person, whose identity has not been disclosed, was arrested at the newly built Goa airport terminal, after he arrived on an Air India...
  • Minorities 'apprehensive' about Modi becoming PM: Goa BJP leader 29-03-2014 05:51 PM

    Panaji: In remarks that are likely to embarrass BJP leadership in run-up to the elections, senior party leader and Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza on Saturday said minorities continue to be "apprehensive" about Narendra Modi becoming prime minister, even as he billed BJP the "most secular" party. "The apprehension...
  • Narvekar's GDF plans to expand across Goa 22-03-2014 05:51 PM

    The recently-formed Goa Democratic Front (GDF) would be setting up branches in at least 20 Assembly constituencies in the state soon, it said on Saturday. Dayanand Narvekar, a former state finance minister who recently left Congress to form GDF (of which he is now the president), on Saturday said in...
  • Goa leader Churchill Alemao quits Congress 22-03-2014 12:39 PM

    In yet another blow to the Congress, senior Goa leader Churchill Alemao quit the party on Saturday and announced that he would contest the Lok Sabha elections as an Independent from South Goa. "I have sent my resignation letter today morning. I will now contest as an Independent. I had...
  • Goa: EC officials hand in glove with BJP, alleges Congress 21-03-2014 03:18 PM

    Panaji: The Congress party on Friday accused the Election Commission in Goa of colluding with the Manohar Parrikar-led BJP government in the state following a tepid response to the complaint against two erring officials in the CMO. "The Election Commission's local officials are hand in glove with the ruling BJP...
  • Airport users to get facility to pay charges from air 14-03-2014 05:23 PM

    In a move to attract more chartered flights into India, the civil aviation ministry plans to introduce a new system which will enable the aircraft operators to pay the user charges even before landing, said a top official. Aimed at making tourists, private and business operators, flying clubs and others...
  • Bombay HC rejects Tarun Tejpal's bail plea, Goa court permits him to meet his mother 14-03-2014 12:54 PM

    Panaji: The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court has rejected Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal's bail plea in the sexual assault case. This even as a Goa court granted permission to Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, currently in jail on rape charge, to meet his ailing mother. Tejpal had moved...
  • Tehelka sexual assault case: Goa court to hear Tejpal's bail plea today 14-03-2014 12:08 PM

    New Delhi: The bail plea of founder of the Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal, accused in a sexual assault case, will come up for hearing at a Goa court on Friday. The order of the court is expected at 2.30 pm. Tejpal was arrested in November 2013 and charged with rape...
  • AAP won't accept donations from Goa mining firms 12-03-2014 07:06 PM

    Donations and contributions from private mining companies are taboo for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Goa, a party leader said on Wednesday. The party, which will contest both Lok Sabha seats in Goa, unveiled its two candidates on Wednesday. Dattaram Desai will contest from the North Goa seat, while...
  • Election Commission changes Lok Sabha poll dates for Goa to April 12 08-03-2014 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday changed the Lok Sabha poll date for Goa and one seat in Jharkhand due to religious festivals following demands for the same. The date for the two constituencies going to Lok Sabha polls in Goa has been advanced from April 17 to April...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Goa votes on April 17 05-03-2014 12:26 PM

    Goa will votes for the Lok Sabha elections on April 17. There are two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa. ...
  • Sexual assault case: Bombay HC to hear Tejpal's bail plea today 04-03-2014 09:24 AM

    Panaji: The Bombay High Court in Goa on Tuesday is expected to hear former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's bail plea. The Court on February 18 had postponed the hearing of Tejpal's bail plea, while seeking a copy of the chargesheet filed by the Crime Branch a day earlier. Tejpal is...
  • Mayank hits a ton in Karnataka's big win over Goa in Vijay Hazare 03-03-2014 10:24 PM

    Bangalore: Opener Mayank Agarwal hammered his way to a superb 116 as Karnataka thrashed Goa by 71 runs in a one-sided South Zone match in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Monday. Agarwal smashed 13 boundaries and three sixes in his explosive knock to help Karnataka post a huge 312...
  • Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon seen holidaying in Goa with partner Jonathan Bricklin 24-02-2014 01:32 PM

    Veteran actress Susan Sarandon and her rumoured boyfriend Jonathan Bricklin are in Goa. The couple have come as fashion designer Wendell Rodricks' guest. Rodricks tweeted a picture of the couple and wrote, "Susan and Jonathan, come back to Goa. Birds and sunsets await!(sic)". ...
  • Rape case: Tejpal alleges political vendetta, bail plea adjourned 18-02-2014 11:37 AM

    Panaji: Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal, who has been accused by a woman journalist of sexual assault, has now alleged that the case against him is political vendetta. This comes as he gets no relief from custody as his bail plea has been adjourned till March 4. Tejpal was on Monday...
  • Goa mining: SC grants month's time to panel to submit report 17-02-2014 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: The ban on mining of iron ore in Goa will continue as the Supreme Court on Monday extended the time by a month for submission of the report by the panel which was asked to suggest the annual cap on volume of iron ore to be extracted. "Unless...
  • Sexual assault case: Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal charged with rape 17-02-2014 01:00 PM

    Panaji: Almost three months after a woman journalist working in Tehelka accused its Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal of sexually assaulting her, he was on Monday charged with rape by Goa Police. Tejpal has also been slapped with charges of sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman. Police reportedly filed...