Goa

  • LS polls: Does high voter turn out mean anti-incumbency? 12-04-2014 09:43 PM

    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 12-04-2014 09:52 AM

    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 12-04-2014 08:56 AM

    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 12-04-2014 08:55 AM

    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 24-02-2014 08:20 AM

    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? 19-02-2014 11:10 PM

    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 17-02-2014 11:25 PM

    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. ...
  • Goa: Yoga instructor rapes Dutch woman, arrested 10-12-2013 04:29 PM

    A yoga instructor has allegedly raped a 25-year-old Dutch woman at her rented room in Morjim village, around 45 kms from Panaji, police said. The accused, Krishna Sharma, who is in his thirties and hails from Uttar Pradesh, was arrested at Dabolim airport on Tuesday when he was trying to...
  • News 360: Maharshtra Minister's son arrested for vandalising toll booth 03-12-2013 10:48 PM

    In yet another instance of blatant abuse of political power, Nitesh Rane, son of Congress leader Narayan Rane, has been arrested for assaulting toll booth workers at a toll plaza in Goa. Nitesh Rane reportedly impersonated his elder brother Nilesh Rane who is also a Congress MP. Nitesh Rane and...
  • Tejpal sent to six-day police custody by Goa court 01-12-2013 10:42 PM

    Goa police has got 6-day custody for Tehelka's Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal for interrogation. This comes after Tejpal was denied bail by the Goa sessions court on Saturday in relation to the alleged sexual assault case against him. ...
  • Tejpal fully cooperating with the police: lawyer 30-11-2013 11:50 PM

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's lawyer Geeta Luthra said that she is yet to receive a statement. Luthra also said that Tejpal was fully cooperating with the police. "The detailed order has not yet come. Court has told us that they can not accept our anticipatory bail plea," added Luthra. Meanwhile,...
  • I am happy with Goa court's verdict: Shamina Shafique 30-11-2013 11:43 PM

    NCW member Shamina Shafique said that she was happy with the court verdict denying Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's anticipatory bail plea. "It is a legal procedure and law takes its own course and we need to respect the judgement," added Shafique. Tarun Tejpal was finally arrested late on Saturday night...
  • Sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal taken into custody 30-11-2013 09:33 PM

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal has been taken into custody by the Goa police in the sexual assault case involving a woman journalist. Tejpal will now be taken for medical examination following which his interrogation will begin. ...
  • Tejpal gets interim relief, arrest stayed till Saturday 10 am 29-11-2013 11:56 PM

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal landed at Dabolim airport in Goa on Friday evening. However, Tejpal got interim relief from arrest in the sexual assault case involving a woman journalist till Saturday 10 am when a Goa court will resume the hearing on his anticipatory bail application. ...
  • Watch: Tarun Tejpal reaches Delhi airport to leave for Goa 29-11-2013 01:33 PM

    Tarun Tejpal reached Delhi airport on Friday to take the 2.30 pm flight to Goa. The police have said that they will arrest him on arrival in Goa. Tejpal said "I got the summons yesterday. I said I am going to Goa." ...
  • Sex assault case: Tejpal will cooperate with police, says his lawyer 29-11-2013 12:08 PM

    Tarun Tejpal's lawyer has said that Tejpal is ready to cooperate with police but it is also every citizen's right to seek bail and so he is doing that. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-11-2013 10:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is low-level politics derailing the main focus of the Tejpal case? 28-11-2013 10:29 PM

    After the Delhi Police registered an FIR against BJP MLA Vijay Jolly for vandalising Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury's house in protest for her response in the sexual assault case involving magazine'Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal, but is the low-level politics derailing the main focus of the Tejpal case. ...
  • The Last Word: Is Tarun Tejpal's fear of the BJP understandable or unwarranted? 28-11-2013 09:24 PM

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal has pointed fingers at the Goa Police and the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the state for hatching a conspiracy against him. Tejpal has said that the Goa Police investigation is 'tainted and unfair' and claimed that the BJP is scripting the conspiracy due to political...
  • News 360: Tejpal misses deadline, Goa police to arrest him 28-11-2013 09:06 PM

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal is likely to be arrested by the Goa Police after he failed to meet the 3 PM deadline set by it for questioning in a sexual assault case involving a woman journalist. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-11-2013 11:14 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Tejpal sexual assault case: Is brand Tehelka finished? 27-11-2013 11:11 PM

    The sexual assault case leveled against Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal has affected the magazine's credibility with questions being raised about the way its management has handled the case. Observers have cast doubts on whether the magazine will be able to revive its image in the market. ...
  • News 360: Goa police summons Tejpal, asks him to appear by Thursday 3 pm 27-11-2013 09:19 PM

    Soon after the Delhi High Court reserved its order in the alleged sexual assault case against Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal, Goa Police on Wednesday summoned Tejpal to appear before the investigating officer by 3 pm on Thursday. Goa Police DIG OP Mishra said the summon has been issued to the...
  • Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case: Goa CM says no pressure on police 27-11-2013 05:57 PM

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said there was no pressure on the police in the alleged sexual assault case Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal. He said, "Police has been told not to take pressure from any where. He said, "Investigation will take its own course. This is a sensitive matter and...
  • Sexual assault: Tejpal, Shoma should be arrested, says Goa CWC 26-11-2013 03:54 PM

    The Goa CWC has demanded that both Shoma chaudhury and Tarun Tejpal should be arrested in the sexual assault case. ...
  • Tejpal assault case: People involved must speak out fearlessly, says Shoma Chaudhury 24-11-2013 07:00 PM

    A team of Goa Police on Saturday questioned Tehelka's Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhary in the sexual assault case against magazine's Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal. The questioning which went on well past midnight at Tehelka's office in the national capital was video recorded. In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, Chaudhury said that...
  • We have not establish contact with Tarun Tejpal, says Goa DIG 24-11-2013 06:40 PM

    Goa DIG OP Mishra on Sunday said that no contact has been established with Tarun Tejpal yet. "We have not establish contact with Tarun Tejpal and will investigate him at the appropriate time," said Goa DIG OP Mishra. ...
  • Tarun Tejpal case: Shoma defending wrong person, says Goa Women Commission 24-11-2013 12:30 PM

    The Goa Women Commission Chairperson Vidya Seth slammed Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury saying she is defending the wrong person. She said, "Shoma Chaudhury is changing her stand every day. It seems she is defending Tarun Tejpal. This is wrong, she should support the victim." The magazine's Editor-in-Chief is accused...
  • Politicians creating religious, cultural intolerance: Waheeda Rehman 23-11-2013 10:25 AM

    Veteran actor Waheeda Rehman who received the Centenary Award for Film Personality Of The Year at the International Film Festival being held in Goa said that politicians are creating religious and cultural intolerance. ...
  • Sexual assault case: Is Tehelka guilty of hypocrisy? 22-11-2013 11:22 PM

    Faced with the threat of arrest after Goa Police filed an FIR against him for allegedly attempting to rape and outraging the modesty of a woman journalist working with his magazine and Delhi Police officials reached his residence, Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal issued a statement saying he is ready to...