Congress criticises journalist being banned from Goa Assembly

Panaji, Feb 20 : The Congress on Tuesday accused the Goa government of targeting journalists and also urged the Speaker not to selectively debar journalists from entering the state Assembly complex after a mediaperson was banned from the ongoing budget session. “A journalist has been castigated for giving some information. The CID and Crime Branch […]

From immigration, pluralism to trade, Trudeau touches all on Gujarat visit

Ahmedabad, Feb 19 : Dressed in traditional Indian attire, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife and three children landed in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s homestate Gujarat on Monday. The visiting Prime Minister and his family, here on a day-long visit, were received at the Sardar Vallabhbhai International Airport here by Gujarat Minister Ganpat Vasava […]

Parrikar can be sent to US, if need be: Goa Deputy Speaker

Panaji, Feb 19 : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is being treated at Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital for a pancreas-related ailment, can be shifted to the US for further treatment, “if need be”, Deputy Speaker and BJP MLA Michael Lobo said on Monday. “We want him. We will do everything we can. He could be […]

Journalist who wrote about Parrikar’s health barred from Goa assembly

Panaji, Feb 19 : A journalist was on Monday barred from entering the precincts of the Goa legislative assembly, two days after he sent across a message about Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s ill-health and later retracted it. Harish Volvoikar, who runs GoaJunction.com, was stopped by the security personnel on Monday morning, on the first day […]

Nagpur journalist’s mother, minor daughter found murdered

Nagpur, Feb 18 : The mother and minor daughter of a Nagpur-based crime reporter were found murdered here on Sunday, police said. Reported missing since Saturday, the bodies of Usha S. Kamble, 54, and her 18-month-old granddaughter Rashi were discovered by some people behind a school building in Sitabuldi area of the city on Sunday. […]

5-day judicial custody for Hindu Samhati chief, others

Kolkata, Feb 17 : Hindu Samhati chief Tapan Ghosh and three activists, arrested on charge of attacking media persons at an event in the city, were on Saturday remanded in five-day judicial custody by a Sessions court, police said. The four were charged with attempt to murder (Section 307) of the Indian Penal Code, causing […]