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Ponda Police arrest 5 locals with firearms in raids

Ponda: Ponda Police on Tuesday arrested five persons for illegally possessing five country made firearms and seven cartridges, 11 buds, 24 pipes and several other parts of firearms and hunting instruments worth Rs one lakh. According to the police, a team led by Ponda Deputy Superintendent of Police Nelson Albuquerque based on the information provided by the locals conducted raids […]

Person booked under sedition for petition asking Goa to be free country

Panjim: An online petition, which garnered around 4,000 signatories, asking Goa to be a ‘free country’ has come under the radar of Goa Police after the NGO ‘Revolutionary Indians’ (RI) lodged a complaint. The Crime Branch booked the alleged accused on charges of sedition after he floated online petition claiming that Goa has been invaded territory of Portugal. Even though […]

Seafarers quarantine ends, will go home today

Panjim: The 61 Goan seafarers who were place under institutional quarantine on their return last month from Mumbai port, will go home on Tuesday. They will, however, remain under home quarantine for another 14 days during which health workers will monitor their condition. “They have completed the 14-day institutional quarantine period and will be placed under another 14-day home quarantine,” […]

We’re being kicked like a football from office to office: Migrants in Cuncolim

Cuncolim: Misguided by the authorities, more than 300 migrant workers thronged to Cuncolim Police Station to get the No Objection Certificate (NOC) to return to their respective native places, on Monday. Drawing an analogy, comparing themselves to a football, the migrants workers alleged that the government authorities have been kicking them from one office to other to get permission to […]