Union Minister Shripad Naik (File Photo)

Union minister Shripad Naik hospitalised after road mishap, wife dies

Panaji: Minister of State for Defence and North Goa MP Shripad Naik has been admitted to a hospital in north Karnataka after his car met with an accident. Bharatiya Janata Party national general secretary C.T. Ravi said in a tweet that Naik’s wife, Vijaya, who was travelling with him, has succumbed to the injuries she sustained […]

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Banging thalis, lighting diyas destroyed Indian economy: Ex Goa CM

Panaji: Clanging of thalis and lighting of diyas amid the Covid-19 pandemic while ignoring macro issues has destroyed the Indian economy, Goa Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat said on Thursday, while warning the state government against additional borrowing to make up for the GST compensation gap. “The central government has completely failed in management of […]

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30-year-old held for raping disabled minor in Goa

Panaji: A 30-year-old man was arrested by the north Goa district police on Sunday for allegedly raping a differently-abled 13-year-old girl, an official said. The accused Varun Nayyar has been arrested by officials of the Porvorim police station after a complaint was filed by the victim’s parents. “Nayyar has been booked under sections of the Prevention […]