Goa

  • Heavy rains to lash several parts of India July 30, 2014

    Heavy rainfall predicted to occur in Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Konkan and Goa. Also places such as East Rajasthan, Assam, Meghalaya and Telangana are predicted to face heavy downpour. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Goa minister's foreign trips July 27, 2014

    Three Goa ministers and four legislators have spent an enormous Rs 13.24 crore in two years on foreign trips. The travels were made in the name of promoting tourism. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Is this the beginning of a majoritarian regime? July 24, 2014

    Triggering a controversy, Goa minister Deepak Dhavlikar has said, "I am confident that under the leadership of Modiji, India will develop into a Hindu nation. Prime Minister will work in this regard is what I feel," he said. ...
  • News 360: Goa ministers spent over Rs 13 crore on foreign tours in 2 years July 22, 2014

    Three Goa ministers and four legislators have spent a whooping Rs 13.24 crore in two years on foreign trips. The travels were made in the name of promoting tourism. ...
  • Goa's pub culure: Minister shouldn't make such comments, says NCW July 13, 2014

    National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma hit out at Union Minister of State for Tourism Shripad Naik for his remarks on pub culture. Sharma said, "The Tourism Minister shouldn't be making such narrow-minded comments. Goa attracts so many foreign tourists and it doesn't make sense to end pub culture...
  • Travel escapes: Exploring Havelock, Kochi and Goa July 5, 2014

    CNN-IBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escapes' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this episode, watch our journey through Havelock, Kochi and Goa. ...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: TMC says 'rape for revenge' matter over, no action against MP July 2, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday gave a clean chit to its Lok Sabha MP Tapas Pal for his 'rape for revenge' remark. TMC MP and spokesperson Derek O'Brien said that the matter is over now. "The TMC is satisfied with the tone and tenor of the Tapas Pal's apology letter....
  • Minister's moral policing: Should alcohol & bikinis be banned in Goa? July 2, 2014

    Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the Indian culture, now wants bikini banned on the beaches of Goa. CNN-IBN takes calls of people from across the country and takes their views on Goa...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • West Bengal MP to Goa Minister: Is our elected class insensitive to women? July 1, 2014

    In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. On the other side, Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the...
  • 'Correct your own culture first' Kavita Krishnan on Goa PWD minister's remark July 1, 2014

    AIPWA secretary Kavita Krishnan strongly condemned the offensive remark made by Goa PWD minister, Sudin Dhavalikar that women going to pubs are against Indian culture. Krishnan said that the BJP should correct its own culture first, before telling others how to behave. Dhavalikar's statement comes at a time, when another...
  • Exclusive: CNN-IBN on board INS Vikramaditya June 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN gets you exclusive images of the INS Vikramaditya, which was dedicated the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. ...
  • Narendra Modi on board INS Vikramaditya in Goa June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday had his first outing to a military asset- INS Vikramaditya during which he sent out the message of his government's commitment to the interests of the armed forces. The Navy put up a spectacular show of stealth and pride. 12 ships sailed along, giving...
  • India @ 9 with Arunoday Mukharji and Palki S Upadhyay June 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Arunoday Mukharji and Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Modi government may increase I-T exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh June 14, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government is considering a hike in Income Tax exemption limit from Rs 2 lakhs to 5 lakhs, sources tell CNN-IBN. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Should Goa's MLAs junk the Brazil junket? June 12, 2014

    Six MLAs from Goa have been granted funds by the state government to travel to Brazil for the Football World Cup. The delegation includes Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar, according to sources in the Goa Chief Minister's Office. ...
  • Spending on sports not a waste of money: Manohar Parrikar June 12, 2014

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday defended his government's decision to send six of its MLAs to FIFA World Cup. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle, Goa CM said, "It is something like commonwealth of Portuguese speaking people. Brazil is a part of it. Football has been...
  • News 360: FIFA World Cup 2014 all set to begin June 12, 2014

    The beautiful game's most celebrated tournament - the FIFA World Cup - will see daylight in a few hours in Brazil, though the sky hanging over the event's opening will be slightly cloudy due to the smoke emanating from the local protests over money spent in hosting the event. This...
  • Goa: MLAs head to Brazil football World Cup, Congress slams CM Parrikar June 12, 2014

    On a day when the Brazil football World Cup kicks off, controversy seems to have hit India. Six Goa MLAs including Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar will go on a junket to Brazil. While the state government is calling it a study tour, Congress has slammed Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar over...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 23, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • LS polls: Does high voter turn out mean anti-incumbency? April 12, 2014

    High voter turnout was witnessed in two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa with 75 per cent polling taking place on Saturday. CNN-IBN's Shawan Sen spoke to Activist Oscar Rebello and senior journalist Sandesh Prabhudesai. ...
  • Parrikar misleading people on illegal mining in state: Goa Cong chief April 12, 2014

    On the day of polling for Lok Sabha elections on Saturday, Goa Congress President John Fernandes has accused Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of misleading people on illegal mining in the state ...
  • Watch: Goa CM casts his vote in the early hours, polling on in Assam April 12, 2014

    Polling began in Assam, Goa, Sikkim and Tripura. At stake are 3 Lok Sabha seats seats in Assam, 2 in Goa and 1 each in Sikkim and Tripura. A key fight is being played out in the BJP bastion of North Goa where former chief minister Ravi Naik of the...
  • Elaborate security arrangements in place for election: Goa DIG April 12, 2014

    Goa Deputy Inspector General of Police OP Mishra said elaborate security arrangements have been made for the Lok Sabha elections. He said, "Systematic analysis and physical verification of all booths has been done. We have been provided 10 companies of central armed police forces, CISF. During the process of election...
  • Tehelka case: Mobile phone found from Tejpal's cell during prison raid February 24, 2014

    Prison authorities on Sunday seized a mobile phone during a surprise inspection of the cell in which Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal is lodged at the Sada sub-jail in Goa's Vasco city. ...
  • FTP: Does Tarun Tejpal have a valid case to project himself as a victim? February 19, 2014

    After being charged with rape, sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman by the Goa Police on Monday, Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal issued a statement on Tuesday evening alleging political vendetta. Tejpal has also got no relief from custody as his bail plea has been adjourned till March...
  • Sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal charged with rape of colleague February 17, 2014

    Less than 3 months after Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal was arrested, Goa Police on Monday filed chargesheet against him. Accused of sexually assaulting a junior colleague in November, police have charged Tejpal for rape under the stringent amended Criminal Law. ...