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Paroda hill burnt into ashes, fire started on Mon, no attempt to control it

While Goa government officials are busy with election preparations, the Parvat or hillock at Paroda is on fire for the last four days.Neither Fire Brigade nor any other concerned official have reached the site to control the fire. Even huge trees have been turned into ashes.This is a huge hillock next to famous Chandreshwar Bhutnath Parvat of Paroda, adjacent to ... Read More »

Babush joins Congress, wishes Utpal all the best

Babush Monserrate on Thursday re entered the Congress for the third time. He is expected to contest on the Congress ticket from Panaji. Babush was earlier shunted out by the Congress after he had stood as an independent in Panaji. Almost all Congress MLAs were present to welcome Babush back. Babush has already stated his intention to stand from Panaji. ... Read More »

BJP reacts sharply to Babush’s allegations

The BJP reacted strongly to the allegation of the newly joined member of the Congress Babush Monserrate. Watch the chief minister’s reaction on this.Babush had touched on the development in the capital that the former chief minister Manohar Parrikar had represented for 24 years. He also spoke of employment given to Panjimites. Please like & share: Read More »

11 states, Puducherry to vote in second phase today

PTI New Delhi Union ministers Jitendra Singh, Jual Oram, Sadananda Gowda and Pon Radhakrishnan, former prime minister H D Deve Gowda and DMK’s Dayanidhi Maran, A Raja and Kanimozhi are among the 1,600-odd contestants in the second phase of Lok Sabha polls to be held in 95 seats Thursday across 11 states and the Union territory of Puducherry. Thirty eight ... Read More »

Goa will be turned into a model state: Gadkari

NT NETWORK Mapusa Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari Wednesday said that Goa will be turned into a model state in the country free from water and air pollution, as it was the dream of former chief minister late Manohar Parrikar and former deputy chief minister late Francis D’Souza. Addressing a public meeting in Mapusa, the Union minister ... Read More »

With focus on Panaji bypoll, Babush quits GFP

NT NETWORK Panaji Former minister Atanasio Monserrate alias Babush Wednesday quit the Goa Forward Party (GFP) and also resigned as chairman of Greater Panaji Planning and Development Authority (GPPDA) to contest the Panaji bypoll. Babush said that though he wishes to contest the bypoll as an Independent candidate, talks with Congress party are also on for its support to his ... Read More »

3 of AAP’s 4 candidates have criminal background

NT NETWORK Panaji An analysis of the candidates’ affidavits based on the seriousness of their crimes and a party-wise study of the number of candidates with criminal background reveal that most of the candidates with criminal antecedents are from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is contesting the Lok Sabha election and the by-elections to state assembly constituencies. The Aam ... Read More »

CM meets allies ahead of polls, reviews strategy

NT NETWORK Panaji In order to ensure the victory of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates at the Lok Sabha elections and the three by-elections, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has initiated an exercise to keep the flock of ruling MLAs together. On Wednesday, Sawant called a meeting of his cabinet ministers, BJP MLAs and the coalition partners at the Assembly complex ... Read More »

Pilot vehicle police not to go with CM during electioneering

NT NETWORK Panaji The Goa police department has instructed the police personnel of the pilot vehicle of the Chief Minister not to accompany him during electioneering. Sources said that the matter was brought to the notice of the higher police officials regarding pilot vehicle of the Chief Minster reportedly seen accompanying the Chief Minister during campaigning thus violating the model ... Read More »

Gadkari urges people to reject Dhavalikar brothers

NT NETWORK Ponda Assuring to resolve Goa’s mining issue, Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari Wednesday urged the people of Shiroda to reject the Dhavalikar brothers from Goan politics by defeating Pandurang ‘Dipak’ Dhavalikar in the Shiroda bypoll. Gadkari was addressing a public meeting in Ponda. With an aim to strengthen the economy of Goa and resolve the ... Read More »