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'Nehru included Article 370 to appease Sheikh Abdullah': Shivraj Singh Chouhan

India, Aug. 18 -- Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan blamed the country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru for including Article 370 in the Constitution to "appease" Sheik... Read More


Goa Congress alleges corruption in beach cleaning tender; minister says process transparent

India, Aug. 14 -- The opposition Congress has accused the Goa government of 'inflating tender estimates' when calling for bids to appoint agencies for cleaning the state's beaches, a charge denied by ... Read More


Dogs on runway force AI flight from Mumbai to abort landing at Goa

Panaji, Aug. 14 -- A pack of stray dogs on the runway of the Goa airport forced an Air India aircraft from Mumbai to abort landing and make a go-around early Tuesday, the Indian Navy which controls th... Read More


Stray dogs on runway force Air India flight to abort landing at Goa airport

India, Aug. 13 -- A pack of stray dogs on the runway of the Goa airport forced an Air India aircraft from Mumbai to abort landing and make a go-around early Tuesday, the Indian Navy which controls the... Read More


Locals blame Maharashtra for Goa floods, minister says it rained on 'both' sides

Panaji, Aug. 12 -- After affected locals and the Congress blamed mismanagement of the Tillari dam in southern Maharashtra for the "unprecedented" flooding in the state, the government of Goa has decid... Read More


Who can go for name change in Goa? Guidelines laid down

PANAJI, Aug. 10 -- Fears that people from outside the state were changing their names to Goan ones to presumably impersonate dead people or lay claim to inheritances, the Goa Legislative Assembly on F... Read More


Who can go for name change in Goa? Guidelines laid down

India, Aug. 9 -- Fears that people from outside the state were changing their names to Goan ones to presumably impersonate dead people or lay claim to inheritances, the Goa Legislative Assembly on Fri... Read More


Goa passes law to make 'illegal' name changes an offence

India, Aug. 9 -- Citizens fear that name changes are used also to impersonate dead persons to claim their right to Portuguese citizenship that only persons born in the erstwhile Portuguese territories... Read More


'Goans to be banned from casinos soon', says chief minister Pramod Sawant

Panaji, Aug. 7 -- Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the legislative assembly on Wednesday that local Goans would soon be banned from entering casinos and a date for the ban to come into effect wou... Read More


Beach-holiday destination Goa set to junk plastic for good

India, Aug. 7 -- The popular beach-holiday destination of Goa may soon be freed of all plastic pollution if the state government's plan to ban the single-use plastic goes as per plan. Passage of a soo... Read More