Saturday , 20 April 2019

Goa News

CM vows to fulfil Parrikar’s dreams

NT NETWORK   VASCO Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday vowed to fulfil dreams of  former chief minister the late Manohar Parrikar whose vision was to make Goa a model and progressive state in the country. Speaking to media persons during his visit to the Mormugao constituency on Sunday morning, he said that Parrikar’s dreams would be fulfilled by completing ... Read More »

Shiroda constituents thirst for regular water supply

NIRGOSH GAUDE | NT SHIRODA The poll-bound Shiroda constituency has been beset over the years by water crisis, unemployment, traffic congestion, the influx of migrant labourers and other issues, although candidates have always promised the voters that they would do their best to put an end to the same. It was hoped that the Bethoda industrial estate in the Shiroda ... Read More »

Sawant assures positive solution to mining tangle

NT NETWORK   VASCO Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday assured  a positive solution to the protracted mining tangle. Speaking to media persons during his visit to the Mormugao constituency,  Sawant said, “…I am studying the matter, and  definitely will come out with an early solution to the mining issue. We will come out with a positive solution.” He sought ... Read More »

Kandolkar quits BJP, joins Congress

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Disaffected by the denial of ticket by the BJP for the Mapusa bypoll,  former MMC chairperson Sudhir Kandolkar quit the BJP  on Sunday and joined the Congress within hours after quitting along with 350 supporters. Local political leader Vinod alias Babu Phadke extended his support to   the candidature of Kandolkar. Highly-placed sources said that Kandolkar will ... Read More »

BJP clears Shripad, Sawaikar as candidates for LS polls

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The names of Shripad Naik and Narendra Sawaikar have been announced as the candidates of the Bharatiya Janata Party, from North Goa and South Goa constituencies, respectively, for the forthcoming Lok Sabha election. The central election committee of the BJP also cleared the names of Dayanand Sopte, Subhash Shirodkar and Joshua D’Souza, as candidates for the ... Read More »

MGP expels Lavu Mamledar for indiscipline, anti-party activities

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) Saturday expelled general secretary and former MGP MLA Lavu Mamledar from the party for six years for gross breach of discipline. The decision on Mamledar’s expulsion was taken at an executive committee meeting held on Saturday after majority of eight members of the 15-member central committee voted in favour of the ... Read More »

CM congratulates Joshua

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Chief Minister Pramod Sawant met Joshua D’Souza on Saturday in Mapusa and congratulated him on being selected as the BJP candidate for the Mapusa bypoll. Bharatiya Janata Party organisational secretary for Goa Satish Dhond and other party leaders were present on the occasion. A meeting of various BJP block committees of North Goa was held at ... Read More »

Disappointed Kandolkar to resign from BJP

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Former chairperson of Mapusa municipal council and senior councillor Sudhir Kandolkar, who was one of the aspirants for BJP ticket to contest the Mapusa bypoll, has decided to resign from BJP on Sunday. The decision was taken by Kandolkar after holding a meeting with his supporters late Saturday night at Morod in Mapusa. Kandolkar has been ... Read More »

Mamledar to challenge his expulsion in court

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Expelled MGP general secretary Lavu Mamledar Saturday said he will approach court challenging his expulsion from the party. Mamledar claimed that the party’s action against him was expected since he attempted to show mirror to the party leadership by opposing and sabotaging their plans, which were against the interest of the party. “I was expelled because ... Read More »

New Mayor Uday to plan activities for smart Panaji

NT NETWORK   PANAJI New city Mayor Uday Madkaikar has on March 25 convened a meeting of the officers of the Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Limited (IPSCDL), the special purpose vehicle to implement the Smart City Mission in the capital city, for demarcating the activities of the IPSCDL and the Corporation of the City of Panaji. Coming out with ... Read More »