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Excise Duty On Fuel Reduced: Goa CM Hails Union Government

Excise Duty On Fuel Reduced: Goa CM Hails Union Government

The Narendra Modi government cut excise duty on petrol by a record Rs 8 per litre and that on diesel by Rs 6 per litre, while it also decided to give Rs 200 per cylinder subsidy to Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries for 12 cylinders in a year.

21 May 2022
Goa CM Welcomes Inclusion Of Konkani In Google Translate

Goa CM Welcomes Inclusion Of Konkani In Google Translate

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday welcomed the inclusion of Konkani language in the Google Translate service. Google Translate "instantly...

12 May 2022

Wear Masks To Keep COVID-19 Away, Ensure Goa's Economic Revival: Minister Appeals To Citizens

The Goa government has issued an advisory asking people to wear masks in public places, with state Tourism Minister Rohan Khaunte saying this is required to...

Goa Government Lifts Power Load Restriction On Industries

Goa Government Lifts Power Load Restriction On Industries

On Tuesday, Sawant had assured that the state will purchase 120 MW additional power from the open market. The industry bodies in the state had assured the...

21 April 2022

BJP To Fight 38 Out Of 40 Seats In Goa Assembly Polls, May Name Candidates After Jan 16: Party Functionary

The BJP has been holding meetings of its core committee to finalise the names of the candidates.

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29 December 2021
Full vaccination or COVID-19 negative report must for going to parties, restaurants in Goa: CM

Full vaccination or COVID-19 negative report must for going to parties, restaurants in Goa: CM

The Goa government on Tuesday decided not to impose night curfew in the coastal state for now so that the tourism business amid the Christmas-New Year festival...


16 December 2021
Sex Scandal: Goa Minister Milind Naik Resigns, CM Assures Fair Probe

Sex Scandal: Goa Minister Milind Naik Resigns, CM Assures Fair Probe

Milind Naik, the Urban Development minister of Goa has resigned following his name being brought up by Congress in a sexual exploitation case. CM Pramod Sawant...


25 November 2021
Goa Dentists Stage Protest At Nadda Function

Goa Dentists Stage Protest At Nadda Function

D'Silva said that earlier, dentists were treated on par with general practitioners as far as bio-medical waste collection was concerned.


22 October 2021
Mamata Banerjee On 2-Day Goa Trip, But Not On 'Vacation' As TMC Pitches For 'Gonychi Navi Sakal'

Mamata Banerjee On 2-Day Goa Trip, But Not On 'Vacation' As TMC Pitches For 'Gonychi Navi Sakal'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's visit comes as the TMC appoints former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro as a national vice president.


17 October 2021
Mamata Banerjee’s Comparison To ‘Goddess Durga’ Stirs Row In Goa

Mamata Banerjee’s Comparison To ‘Goddess Durga’ Stirs Row In Goa

The president of Goa Forward Party Kiran Kandolkar had compared TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee to ‘Goddess Durga’.


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26 September 2021
Goa CM Pramod Sawant Lauds Diplomat Sneha Dubey For Her Pakistan Fury At UNGA

Goa CM Pramod Sawant Lauds Diplomat Sneha Dubey For Her Pakistan Fury At UNGA

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, while congratulating first secretary Sneha Dubey said she has done her schooling from the state.


08 September 2021
Ganesh Chaturthi: Goa Revokes Ban On Priests, Allows Covid Patients To Invite Guests

Ganesh Chaturthi: Goa Revokes Ban On Priests, Allows Covid Patients To Invite Guests

State Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the SOP was issued by mistake and his government understood the sentiments of people, as everyone wanted priests to...


14 August 2021
After Misunderstandings Clear,  Navy Unfurls Tricolour On Goa Island

After Misunderstandings Clear, Navy Unfurls Tricolour On Goa Island

Yesterday, some residents of Sao Jacinto Island had objected to the hoisting ceremony, apprehending Centre may take over the island under the Major Ports...


14 August 2021
Goa CM Warns Of Dealing 'Anti-India Activities' With 'Iron Fist', Urges Navy To Go Ahead With I-Day Flag Hoisting

Goa CM Warns Of Dealing 'Anti-India Activities' With 'Iron Fist', Urges Navy To Go Ahead With I-Day Flag Hoisting

CM Pramod Sawant said that the flag hoisting will happen at the island "at any cost" and assured full cooperation to the Navy from the Goa police for the...


31 July 2021
Goa Rape Case: ‘Is It Possible To Post A Policeman Behind Every Girl?’ Asks Minister

Goa Rape Case: ‘Is It Possible To Post A Policeman Behind Every Girl?’ Asks Minister

It is the responsibility of parents to know where their children are going, said Goa Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude


29 July 2021
Why Were They Out Late? Goa CM Asks Parents Of Rape Victims To Not Blame Govt

Why Were They Out Late? Goa CM Asks Parents Of Rape Victims To Not Blame Govt

Amid pressure from Opposition over the heinous gang rape of two minors, Goa CM Pramod Sawant remarked that parents need to "introspect" instead of blaming the...


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28 April 2021
Amid Rising Covid Infections, Goa Imposes A Four-Day Lockdown

Amid Rising Covid Infections, Goa Imposes A Four-Day Lockdown

The lockdown will be effective from April 29 to May 3, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said


03 March 2021
Goa CM Pramod Sawant Receives First Covid Vaccine Shot

Goa CM Pramod Sawant Receives First Covid Vaccine Shot

The 47-year-old politician is a trained medical doctor and comes under the category of health professionals.


09 January 2021
Determined Efforts Needed To Bring Country’s Economy Back On Track: Vice President

Determined Efforts Needed To Bring Country’s Economy Back On Track: Vice President

Last year, India rose to the occasion as one collective entity in handling the pandemic with considerable results, Naidu said.


06 January 2021
Goa Unlocked: Aguada Jail To Become Tourist Attraction By March

Goa Unlocked: Aguada Jail To Become Tourist Attraction By March

The iconic Portuguese-era structure is being developed at an estimated cost of Rs 22 crore under the Centre's 'Swadesh Darshan Scheme'.


05 January 2021
Goa Government Demarcates Land For IIT Campus Amid Protests

Goa Government Demarcates Land For IIT Campus Amid Protests

Police teams were called in to prevent villagers from stopping officers of the state land survey department from demarcating the land for the project


02 January 2021
BJP Confident Of Securing Victory In 2022 Goa Assembly Polls: CM Pramod Sawant

BJP Confident Of Securing Victory In 2022 Goa Assembly Polls: CM Pramod Sawant

The elections for all 40 seats of the Goa Legislative Assembly will take place in March 2022.


29 December 2020
No Approval Granted For Marijuana Cultivation In Goa: CM Pramod Sawant

No Approval Granted For Marijuana Cultivation In Goa: CM Pramod Sawant

Different groups in the state have sought permission for cultivating Marijuana for medical purposes


19 December 2020
Goa Church Body Urges CM Pramod Sawant To Resolve Problem Of Beef Shortage

Goa Church Body Urges CM Pramod Sawant To Resolve Problem Of Beef Shortage

Cow slaughter is banned in the BJP-ruled Goa, but bulls and buffaloes are allowed to be slaughtered at certified abattoirs.


13 December 2020
Goa CM Pramod Sawant Pays Tribute To Manohar Parrikar On His Birth Anniversary

Goa CM Pramod Sawant Pays Tribute To Manohar Parrikar On His Birth Anniversary

The BJP's Panaji Mandal organised a blood donation camp in its office to mark the occasion of Manohar Parrikar's birth anniversary.


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