Free Press Journal
  • Goa CM Manohar Parrikar ignored Goans in video address: Congress

    Panaji: The Congress on Monday accused ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of addressing only party workers and ignoring Goans in his brief video address, which was broadcast at the one-day BJP booth workers’ convention held near here on Sunday. “We are sympathetic to the fact that the Chief Minister is ill. But in his video address, he completely ignored the people of Goa and only spoke about BJP karyakartas. This is completely unacceptable

  • Will be back in Goa in few weeks: Parrikar

    Panaji : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, through a video message, on Sunday said that he would return to his home state in the “next few weeks” from the US, where he has been undergoing medical treatment since March.

  • Mumbai: Central Railway to run six summer special trains between Mumbai and Goa

    Mumbai: The Central Railway (CR) has decided to run six additional summer special trains between Mumbai in Maharashtra and Karmali in Goa to clear the extra rush of passengers. The special train no. 01127 will leave the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai at 12.20 am on May 2 and arrive in Karmali at 11.30 am the same day.

  • Finance Commission: Unfounded fears

    The recent attempt at unionisation by the southern states against the terms of reference of the 15th Finance Commission was ill-conceived and ill-motivated. There is nothing in the ToR to warrant a case of bias against the southern States. To suggest that the Commission sticks by the 1971 census while allocating funds between the Centre and various States was unrealistic.

  • Goa Police bust prostitution racket, two arrested

    Candolim: The Calangute police busted an international prostitution racket here and arrested two pimps. They rescued five girls, including two from India. The remaining three were from Uzbekistan. According to police, a raid was conducted following a tip-off that illegal activities were being carried out from a guest house here.

  • Mining leases renewal: Goa Lokayukta issues notice to ex-CM Parsekar

    Panaji: The Goa Lokayukta today issued notices to former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar and two senior government officers in connection with the second renewal of 88 mining leases in 2014-15, which was quashed by the Supreme Court in February this year.

  • Mandira Bedi shares some adorable pictures with her son from Goa

    Mumbai: Mandira Bedi is holidaying with her family in Goa. The actress took to Instagram and shared several pictures of herself, enjoying some quality time with her family. She also shared adorable pictures with son where they are seen doing a lots of fun and water sports. The actress shared several pictures of herself, enjoying some quality time with her family.

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    Goa: Shiv Sena seeks cop’s suspension over assault on patient held for fraud

    Panaji: The Shiv Sena in Goa has demanded the suspension of a police inspector, alleging that his subordinates thrashed a cancer patient, who is an accused in a financial fraud case. The incident took place on March 25 evening when Amit Naik was arrested by the Sanguem police in Netravalim area of South Goa district, about 60 km from here, for skipping the summons of a court in Maharashtra’s Pune district in

  • No question of leadership change in Goa: BJP leader

    Panaji: A senior Goa BJP leader today ruled out the possibility of change in leadership in the state saying that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently undergoing treatment in the US, will return in six weeks to be at the helm of affairs.

  • SC approves sale of Goa’s Park Hyatt to ITC

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday directed defaulter Blue Coast Hotels to hand over within six months the possession of the Park Hyatt Hotel in Goa, a five-star luxury hotel, along with the relevant accounts, to ITC, reversing Bombay High Court’s April order that had quashed the sale.

  • Indore: Low-fare direct flight for Goa, Bengaluru from today

    Indore: Air passengers at city airport are going to get additional flights for Goa and Bengaluru and also, a new player as low-fare airlines Air Asia will be rolling out its direct flight to Goa and Bengaluru from the city on Saturday.