Friday , 19 April 2019

Goa News

Utpal meets Dhond

NT NETWORK Panaji Utpal Parrikar, son of the departed chief minister Manohar Parrikar, on Tuesday met Satish Dhond, the organisational secretary of the Bharatiya Janata party for Goa, at the city BJP headquarters and discussed the prospects of his possible candidature for the bypoll in the Panaji constituency. The Panaji by-election is scheduled to be held on May 19. It ... Read More »

‘Goa First’ is AAP’s mantra: Elvis

AAP candidate for the South Goa parliamentary seat ELVIS GOMES in an interview with ROQUE DIAS claims that there is no governance in the state and that the pressing issues concerning Goa and Goans are not pursued with the Centre. Q: The AAP is contesting the Lok Sabha elections for the second time in Goa. Have there been any changes ... Read More »

Babush rolls up his sleeves

NT NETWORK Panaji Holding his ground on contesting the Panaji bypoll as an Independent candidate, Goa Forward Party leader Atanasio ‘Babush’ Monserrate on Tuesday said that former chief minister the late Manohar Parrikar’s elder son Utpal Parrikar contesting the byelection will make no difference to him. “I will fight the Panaji bypoll as an Independent candidate. I don’t care, and ... Read More »

PM to address poll meet in Goa today

NT NETWORK Panaji Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public meeting at the Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, Bambolim, on Wednesday at 4 p.m. The meeting is part of the election campaign of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the Lok Sabha polls. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and state BJP president Vinay Tendulkar will also remain present on the dais ... Read More »

Bandora STP issue remains unresolved

Nirgosh Gaude | NT Ponda Though the entire state is witnessing election fever with campaigning going on in full swing, Bandora in Ponda taluka seems to be quiet and so an ‘exception.’ According to the locals, not a single candidate has visited their village since the election has been declared; information obtained from the panchayat  reveals that not a single ... Read More »

Mayem villagers sore over power supply disruptions

RAMESH SAVAIKAR |NT Bicholim All is not well as far as power supply to Van-Mavligem-Kudchirem village panchayat is concerned. The panchayat falls in the Mayem constituency, which is a part of the  North Goa parliamentary constituency. The villagers say that frequent power outages and voltage fluctuations are the order of the day, especially, during the rainy season. It takes a ... Read More »

Calangute VP appoints surveyors to inspect business establishments

NT NETWORK Calangute In order to curb the loss of revenue running into crores of rupees due to evasion of payment of commercial tax and one-month rent by many business establishments, the Calangute village panchayat has appointed field surveyors who will inspect the establishments when the owners approach the panchayat for renewal of their trade licenses. Coming out with this ... Read More »

Babush panel in the fray for Taleigao VP election

NT NETWORK Panaji Former St Cruz MLA Atanasio ‘Babush’ Monserrate, who has fielded his panel ‘Taleigao Progressive Development Front’ in the forthcoming Taleigao village panchayat election, on Tuesday expressed confidence over sweeping the elections. Candidates under the TPDF, a panel floated by Monserrate and his wife Taleigao MLA Jennifer Monserrate, on Tuesday filed their nomination papers before the concerned returning ... Read More »

Furniture manufacturers want Mapusa feast fair curtailed to three days

NT NETWORK Mapusa All Goa Furniture Manufacturers and Traders Association has approached the Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) seeking stern action against grey trade in Mapusa wherein furniture and other items are sold without adhering to proper norms. The association has also demanded that the MMC should not permit fair during the feast of Our Lady of Milagres church for more ... Read More »

‘Controversy over Ajgaonkar’s brother benefitting from higher retirement age unnecessary’

NT NETWORK Panaji While needle of suspicion is on the state government for extending the service of doctors from 60 to 62 years, a senior source on Tuesday dismissed the controversy as “unnecessary” by pointing out that Dr Shrikant, brother of Deputy Chief Minister Manohar ‘Babu’ Ajgaonkar, became the first beneficiary of a central government ruling that increased the retirement ... Read More »