Margaon

  • Goa: Man arrested for molesting four minors February 3, 2013

    Panaji: Less than three weeks after a paedophile lured a seven-year-old girl to a Goa school toilet and raped her, another paedophile has been arrested for molesting four minor girls from Margao for the period of several months , police said Sunday. Vangappa Yallapa Kundri, a 33-year-old labourer from Gokak in...
  • Goa blast case: Another Sanatan Sanstha member held November 18, 2009

    Panaji: A self-defence instructor associated with the Sanatan Sanstha was on Wednesday arrested for the Diwali-eve blast in Margao in which two members of the Hindu group were killed while carrying a bomb, police said. Superintendent of Police Atmaram Deshpande said Dilip Managaokar, 39, was involved in planting an improvised...
  • Journalists under police scanner in Goa blast case October 27, 2009

    Panaji: At least three journalists are under the spotlight for their alleged role in the Diwali eve blast in Margao, say police officials investigating the case. Two members of the rightwing group Sanatan Sanstha (SS) were killed when they were ferrying the improvised explosive device (IED) in Margao, 35 km from...
  • Goa blast: Govt mulls banning of Hindu group October 19, 2009

    Investigations into the weekend blast in Goa are now throwing up evidence of a wider terror network operating across western India with the Hindu right wing group Sanathan Sanstha as the prime suspect. The Goa government is considering banning the group. Two people died in Madgaon and more bombs...
  • Goa considers ban on right-wing Hindu group October 19, 2009

    Panaji: Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik on Monday said the police would probe the links of the state transport minister's wife with a Hindu group suspected for an explosion that killed two of its members. Addressing reporters at his residence, Naik said that everyone involved with the Sanatan Sanstha was being...
  • We're spiritual, says group suspected of Goa blast October 18, 2009

    Panaji: Sanatan Sanstha, a right-wing Hindu organisation whose members police suspects carried out a blast which killed two people in Goa on Friday night, claims to "spread the science of spirituality and guide seekers in their spiritual practice", the group's website says. Two activists of the group were killed in Margao...
  • Goa police probe blast, shadowy Hindu group October 19, 2009

    Panaji/Mumbai: The Goa police on Sunday formed a special investigation team (SIT) to probe a low-intensity blast in South Goa that killed two activists of a right-wing Hindu group on Friday night, officials said on Sunday. Two activists of Sanatan Sanstha were killed in Margao town when explosives being ferried in...
  • Watch: Two killed in Goa blast, Hindu group blamed October 18, 2009

    The two victims of the blast were members of Sanatan Sanstha. ...
  • Hindu extremist group blamed for Goa blast October 18, 2009

    Panaji: Two activists of a Hindu group were killed in Goa when explosives being ferried in their scooter went off in a traffic jam, police said Saturday. The group called the blasts "unfortunate". Elsewhere in the state, a favourite haunt of foreign tourists, three other bombs were detected before they could...