Friday , 26 April 2019

Goa News

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 »

Govind orders investigation into ‘purification’ ritual at Kala Academy

NT NETWORK   PANAJI A controversy has arisen after a staff member of the state-run Kala Academy was found to perform some ritual at the premier art complex in the city on Saturday, allegedly pertaining to the purification of the premises vis-à-vis mortal remains of the departed chief minister, Manohar Parrikar, which were kept at the art complex on March ... Read More »

By-elections: Congress shortlists candidates for 3 constituencies

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Pradesh Election Committee (PEC) of the Congress party, on Saturday evening, shortlisted the names of the probable candidates for the by-polls to three constituencies of Mandrem, Panaji and Shiroda, and the same has been sent to the party high command in New Delhi for further deliberation and consideration. Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Girish Chodankar ... Read More »

Valpoi faces tough tasks of segregation, getting machinery

Abdulla Khan | NT   VALPOI The lack of system for garbage segregation at source and required machinery to treat garbage is hampering the garbage management in Valpoi. Accumulated waste at the treatment plant at Sayyadnagar is causing immense inconvenience to the locals due to foul smell being emanated from the garbage mounds. While most citizens blame civic authorities for ... Read More »

Mapusa crying for decongestion, new bus stand, Ravindra Bhavan

ARPITA SRIVASTAVA | NT   MAPUSA Water woes, Ravindra Bhavan, traffic congestion, pending projects like the new bus stand, sewage project are some of the issues, which will be raised during the by-election in Mapusa constituency, scheduled to be held on April 23. Over the years, various issues were raised by the people of Mapusa on various platforms. However, these issues ... Read More »