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Brazen Moves By MGP On Coalition Chessboard

In a brazen violation of coalition dharma Pandurang Dhavlikar, president of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) has proclaimed himself as party candidate for the upcoming by-election in the Shiroda Assembly constituency. Please like & share: Read More »

A Mimic Who Wants To Be CM Of Goa

The release of an audio clip in which Health Minister Vishwajit Rane purportedly can be heard claiming that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told ministers at a recent cabinet meeting that he had the Rafale file in his bedroom has put Rane and the ruling BJP in an embarrassing position. Though Rane held a press conference to tell the world it ... Read More »

Diversion From Road To Sustainable Development

The Union government recently approved draft coastal regulation zone notification, 2018, permitting various activities which were banned in the earlier notifications. The thrust of the notification is on tourism promotion. The Centre has reduced no development zone from 200 metres from the high tide line to just 50 metres. For islands, no development zone has been reduced to a mere ... Read More »

Six Sure Ways To Reduce Graft In Government

Adding to the mechanisms to fight corruption already in place, the state government has amended the Goa Government Employees (Redressal of Grievances Forum) Scheme, 2001 to grant more powers to the ombudsman to inquire into any allegation of corruption or misconduct against any government employee under the Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964. The 2001 scheme had made provision for ... Read More »

Improve Quality Of Policing In State

The state police has been found wanting in maintaining law and order on several occasions. The latest incident was at Shiroda where a businessman was forced to close down his business by a big mob on a mere suspicion. Please like & share: Read More »

Make A Service Road For Zuari Diversion

A high-level meeting of the state government failed to arrive at a decision on the issue of diversion of vehicular traffic on the Cortalim-Verna stretch. The contractor of the new eight-lane bridge over the River Zuari has sought closure of 3.5-k stretch of the Panaji-Margao road for at least a year. This involves diversion of traffic via the Sancoale-Chicalim-Airport route. ... Read More »

Waiting And Waiting For A Mining Corridor

AFTER much delay, the state government has approved the proposal for construction of a dedicated mining corridor in South Goa at a cost of Rs 179 crore. Please like & share: Read More »

Protecting Offline Retailers From E-Commerce Firms

The central government has tightened norms to regulate the business activities of the e-commerce firms. They have been barred from selling products of the companies in which they have stake. Please like & share: Read More »

Fighting Corruption Should Be A Common Cause

The Accountability Court of Pakistan has convicted former prime minister of the country Nawaz Sharif and sentenced him to seven years in prison for corruption. Please like & share: Read More »

Cancer Spreads Quietly As FDA Sleeps Soundly

Though the state has prohibited manufacture, sale, distribution and consumption of tobacco and products containing tobacco extracts such as gutkha long ago to prevent spread of cancer, their sale continues. Please like & share: Read More »