Articles by Nida Khan
Gawde and other Goans are missing their staple fish from meals as supplies have crashed in recent months because of overfishing and water pollution, sending prices skyrocketing.
The petition seeks a stay on a September 7 order by the Mapusa sessions court, stipulating the framing of charges against the former Tehelka editor in the case. It was moved by Tejpal on September 26.
The CCTV footage, shared widely on social media, shows Ranu Singh, a native of Madhya Pradesh, grapple with a hooded man who repeatedly hits him with a hammer.
The book — ‘Sudhirsukt’ (Hymns of a Shudra) — came out four years ago and was written by former BJP MLA Vishnu Surya Naik Wagh but first surfaced in the news a month ago with rumours that it was in line to get the state’s highest literary award.
Police in Goa claim to have been taking all measures to curb rave parties and illegal drug trade as the drug-related crimes are back to haunt the state.
The founder and former editor of Tehelka, Tarun Tejpal, pleaded not guilty to the rape charge, public prosecutor Francisco Taviera said.
Chief minister Parrikar said a policy decision on relocation of off-shore casinos would be taken in six months and he will deliver on his promise to shift casinos from the river.
The Mapusa additional district and sessions court had ordered on September 7 that charges be framed against Tejpal for allegedly raping a junior colleague.
While the chief minister promised to investigate those named in this regard, he requested that information of the kind be kept under wraps in view of the “sensitive nature of the issue and the government’s firm resolution” to make Goa a drug-free state.
Kavlekar is a three-term member of Goa assembly and was Chairman of state run Goa Industrial Development Corporation during the tenure of Digambar Kamat.
They allegedly picked up the fight with the employees of the bar under the influence of alcohol.
It is for the first time that an all-women naval crew will be managing a sailing vessel which will attempt to circumnavigate the globe.
Despite demand, the true Goan poi is ceding ground to high-flying croissants and sliced bread.
Contesting elections from Panaji, which has successfully elected him as an MLA since 1994, Manohar Parrikar says there is no contest from the opposition.
Owner of famous Curlies is among those arrested. Chief minister Manohar Parrikar said crackdown on late-night parties and narcotics to continue
Critics say the restoration of coconut palm’s status is more rooted in political reality. Two assembly by-polls — including the election of chief minister Manohar Parrikar to the house — is due later this month and the government is out to rectify its image.
The vigilance probe was ordered against whistleblower Kashinath Shetye after BJP legislator Nilesh Cabral accused him of stealing documents from the state assembly. The lawmaker also moved a privilege motion.
Felix Dahl’s body was found at Patnem beach in 2014. In April, HT reported that 245 foreigners had died in Goa in the last 12 years.
Goa police had arrested 53-year-old Francis Pereira on July 14 following the spate of desecration of religious symbols or structures such as holy crosses and gravestones.
Police confirm that all letters were signed off under the name Abu Zarqawi and that they are looking into CCTV footage.
The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court gave the civil aviation ministry and four others three weeks to explain why BJP Amit Shah was allowed to hold a meeting at a prohibited place at the Goa airport on July 1.
Several gravestones in a Christian cemetery in Curchorem town of South Goa were allegedly vandalised by unidentified persons
Goa Congress general secretary Janardhan Bhandari has written to AAI for permission to host his wedding reception on Dabolim airport premises in September.
The BJP chief suggested there was a widespread effort by the opposition to unfairly blame the Narendra Modi government over the lynchings, and people criticised the Centre even though law and order was a state subject.
The Common Minimum Programme which the CM had talked about soon after forming the government in March was present to the state after a delay of three months.
The recall was necessitated as last two lines of the anthem got deleted in the books
Dentists in Goa, famed for its sun-soaked beaches and bustling nightlife, are offering holiday packages to tourists.
Scarlett Keeling’s mother joins bereaved kin of nine others who died mysteriously to pen joint letter demanding justice. They accuse Goa police of cover-up.
The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHE) declared the results for the Secondary School Certificate or Class 10 board examination on Thursday.
At least two people died when a bridge collapsed in South Goa on Thursday. About 15 people are missing.