Goa Government

Goa Congress demands dismissal of BJP government, meets Governor

A delegation, comprising Goa Congress President Girish Chodankar, Goa Congress Working President Aleixo Sequeira and Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat met the governor to submit a memorandum.

published on : 31st August 2021

Goa government has no plan in place to prevent possible third wave of COVID-19: AAP

Referring to the COVID-19 figures, the AAP leader said the state currently has 1,006 active cases with 109 new patients testing positive on Saturday.

published on : 8th August 2021

Goa government extends COVID-19 curfew by week, but allows restricted gatherings

The curfew, which was first imposed on May 9, has since been extended from time to time considering the number of infections in the coastal state.

published on : 4th July 2021

Goa government seeks data on students orphaned due to COVID-19

Director of education, D R Bhagat, issued a circular to this effect, asking the institutes to compile a data of such students and submit it to the department by Monday.

published on : 5th June 2021

World Environment Day: Goa government to add 100 waterholes in forests, plant five lakh fruit trees

In a separate video message on Friday, he had said that the state government was working on reducing the incidents of human-animal conflict.

published on : 5th June 2021

Poor COVID-19 victims: Goa announces Rs 2 lakh compensation

Sawant said his government was trying its best to tackle the outbreak and the positivity rate of the infection was steadily declining in the state.

published on : 30th May 2021

Goa extends COVID-19 curfew till June 7

The current restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the virus ends on May 31.

published on : 29th May 2021

Bombay HC to hear Goa government's appeal against Tarun Tejpal's acquittal in sexual assault case on May 27

The court relied on the CCTV footage of the woman after the alleged incident to question the prosecution's case.

published on : 26th May 2021

Goa government challenges Tarun Tejpal's acquittal in sexual assault case in Bombay High Court

Goa Advocate General Devidas Pangam told that the state government has challenged the order before the Goa bench of the Bombay HC.

published on : 25th May 2021

Coronavirus impact: Goa Board's Class X exams cancelled, Class XII decision in two days 

The decision has been taken on the recommendation of a committee as well as experts in the field.

published on : 23rd May 2021

Goa to provide free COVID vaccine to 18-45 age group

The Union government earlier this week opened the COVID-19 vaccination drive for the entire adult population in the country and allowed states to purchase vaccines on their own.

published on : 22nd April 2021

COVID-19: Goa government implements night curfew, curbs; board exams postponed

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that petrol pumps, pharmacies and other essential services will remain open during the curfew hours.

published on : 21st April 2021

Goa Forward Party withdraws from BJP-led NDA citing 'anti-Goan' policies by state government

The GFP extended support to the NDA in 2017 to facilitate the formation of the then BJP-led state government under the leadership of Manohar Parrikar.

published on : 13th April 2021

Goa: BJP rules out change in leadership, says Congress playing to gallery

The Congress, which is the single-largest party with 16 MLAs, has staked claim to form the government in the coastal state.

published on : 20th September 2018

No swimming off Goa beaches for next few days

A private lifeguard agency appointed by the Goa government on Monday has advised people not to swim in the sea off the state for the next 96 hours in view of heavy rains in the Konkan region.

published on : 18th September 2017