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A sea side shack at Morjim beach in Goa .(HT FILE PHOTO)

‘Don’t implement tourism policy’, industry bodies tell Goa govt

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2020 12:15 AM IST
The Goa Tourism Policy was finalised after many delays by the Goa cabinet at the end of October. The policy drawn by consultancy firm KPMG.
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File photo of Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(ANI Photo)
File photo of Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(ANI Photo)

Environmentalists oppose 3 infrastructure projects in Goa, CM Pramod Sawant suspects ‘foreign hand’

By Gerard de Souza | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 08:32 AM IST
The clearances given to the projects have been challenged before the Central Empowered Committee as well as the Bombay high court.
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Covid-19 update: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant claimed that the state government is itself going through an economic crisis.(PTI File Photo)
Covid-19 update: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant claimed that the state government is itself going through an economic crisis.(PTI File Photo)

Coronavirus update- ‘Can’t help’: Goa government tells businesses seeking financial relief amid Covid-19 lockdown

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2020 08:15 AM IST
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant had said earlier too that “from the outset of Covid-19 the state finances are also under tremendous stress due to reduction and stoppage of business activity.”
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The ban covers government offices, meetings and functions including canteens located in the government offices.(PTI Photo)
The ban covers government offices, meetings and functions including canteens located in the government offices.(PTI Photo)

Goa government bans single use plastic in offices from October 2

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 11:27 PM IST
The Bill bans the manufacture, import and sale of carry bags and items made up of plastic/styrofoam such as cups, straws, lids, cutlery, cello and polyfilm, metalized film, plastic cellophane paper and such other items.
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Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar(HT File Photo)
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar(HT File Photo)

Release video of Manohar Parrikar to show he is fit to govern: Congress

By Indo Asian News Service | Panaji
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2018 08:05 PM IST
Goa Congress spokesperson said the Opposition party would have to approach the court to seek directions to the government to issue a medical bulletin specifying Parrikar’s health.
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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in his office in Panaji.(PTI File Photo)
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in his office in Panaji.(PTI File Photo)

Manohar Parrikar to remain Goa CM, changes to cabinet soon: Amit Shah

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 11:09 PM IST
BJP president Amit Shah said Parrikar will continue on as CM despite illness, other portfolios to be changed.
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Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar at his office at the Secretariat, in Porvorim in June 2018. Parrikar had undergone treatment for three months in the US for a pancreatic ailment earlier this year.(PTI File Photo)
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar at his office at the Secretariat, in Porvorim in June 2018. Parrikar had undergone treatment for three months in the US for a pancreatic ailment earlier this year.(PTI File Photo)

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at Delhi AIIMS, being examined by doctors

By Gerard Desouza and Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2018 01:42 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar, who returned from the US after a medical check-up on September 7, was admitted to a private hospital at North Goa’s Candolim on Thursday evening. He was flown to New Delhi on Saturday morning.
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The Goa government is planning to seek the amendment of Goa Daman and Diu (Abolition of Concession and Declaration as Mining Leases) Act, restoring the concessions.(HT File Photo)
The Goa government is planning to seek the amendment of Goa Daman and Diu (Abolition of Concession and Declaration as Mining Leases) Act, restoring the concessions.(HT File Photo)

Goa plans to revive Portuguese era legislation in bid to resume mining

By Gerard Desouza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2018 07:37 AM IST
The Goa government now plans to ask parliament to amend the Goa Daman and Diu (Abolition of Concession and Declaration as Mining Leases) Act restoring the concessions.
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Activists waving Karnataka state flags during a protest in Bengaluru last year over Mahadayi river water row.(AFP Photo)
Activists waving Karnataka state flags during a protest in Bengaluru last year over Mahadayi river water row.(AFP Photo)

Goa to move Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal against K’taka over river row

By Press Trust of India | Panaji
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2018 12:27 PM IST
The Goa government would send its team to New Delhi to file an application before the Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal on Wednesday against the illegal diversion of water, Goa’s water resources minister said.
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Sri Ram Sene leader Pramod Muthalik(PTI File Photo)
Sri Ram Sene leader Pramod Muthalik(PTI File Photo)

Goa govt ‘insulting’ Constitution by denying Pramod Muthalik entry: All India Hindu Convention

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, Panaji
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 03:11 PM IST
The district administration has repeatedly banned Muthalik’s entry into Goa, which he has challenged in the Supreme Court.
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