Goa Police to Crackdown on Beach Drinking

In a public meeting organised by Calangute Police Station, North Goa SP Karthik Kashyap assured the locals that he has sent out clear orders to all the police station in state to arrest the persons involved in drinking on beach. SP Kashyap also called upon general public to report about such Incidents. Around 60-70 people…

Michael Lobo Apologizes on Behalf of Ajgaonkar

Calangute MLA and Goa’s Deputy Speaker, Michael Lobo offered an apology on behalf of Tourism Minister, Manohar Ajgaonkar, for the comment he made against the Lamani community, which are a nomadic tribe hailing from Karnataka. In a press conference held today, Lobo cleared that the statement made by Ajgaonkar last week demanding the ban of…

Voting Day Review: Calangute

Voting Day, while was mostly peaceful, had its share of controversy. In the Calangute Constituency, two cases of bogus reporting were reported. In booth no. 11 at Sauntavaddo, Calangute, the first incident occurred. A lady arrived at the booth and produced her EPIC details as Nilima Gadekar, and voted, using the EVM. After a while,…

Crime Branch To Probe Into 2 Robbery Cases

Goa police department on Monday handed two cases of crime wherein involvement of police personnel is alleged to the Crime Branch. One is the case of Rs. 34 lakh Saligao robbery and the other Rs. 10 lakh dacoity case of Calangute. Superintendent of Police Karthik Kashyap confirmed the developments. Two police personnel are arrested with…

GTDC To Redevelop Under-utilised Beachside Property

The Goa Tourism Department Corporation (GTDC) has said that the prime beachside property that is under the name of the corporation and is currently lying partially underutilized will soon be redeveloped. During the start of the tourism boom in the 1980s, with the arrival of charter tourists, a shopping complex was built on the huge…

Goa’s Tourism Season Has A Foggy Start

Goa’s tourism season has taken off (or rather landed) with a ‘foggy’ start. The first international charter, carrying 495 Russian tourists landed yesterday 2 October, at Dabolim airport. Thick fog at Dabolim forced the flight to divert to Bangalore and return with a 7-hour delay. As reported by Navhind Times, the general manager of Concord…

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