Wednesday , 21 March 2018

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All eyes are now on Gadkari to resolve mining issue

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is in Goa because of the mining issue. He will meet mining dependents and mining companies on Tuesday.The Cabinet Advisory Committee is also supposed to meet him on Monday night on the same issue. Please like & share: Read More »

Mining dependents storm Panaji, block roads, harass public

It was a real Chakka Jaam in Panaji on Monday with around 2000 mining dependent protestors stormed the capital city and blocked the roads of Mandovi Bridge till late afternoon.The protesters clashed with the police throwing stones and bottles forcing a lathi charge when the police tried to clear the roads.The protestors also damaged government vehicles and buses. Please like ... Read More »

Panaji blocked, commuters harassed, XII Std students affected

The mining dependents were protesting in the capital city because they will have to suffer due to the closure of 88 mines by the Supreme Court.But who suffered finally on Monday were the residents of Panaji as well as all the Goans who came to the capital city. Please like & share: Read More »

Mining stops, pressure builds up

It’s over. No negotiation, no hectic parleys could stop to overturn Supreme Court’s order to cancel all 88 mining leases in Goa. But now there are threats of repercussion.In a bid to keep up the pressure meetings were held in different places of the state. And there is a call for a mass agitation of mining dependents in the Capital ... Read More »

Mikky bail plea adjourned for Sat

The anticipatory bail plea filed by the former tourism minister was kept for Saturday because the complainants had filed an intervention petition in the matter. However, his car that was seized by the police as part of the case was released. A complaint was filed against Mikky for allegedly threatening and driving over a parachute that was lying on the ... Read More »

Cardiac-care ambulances launched

Goa government has launched 5 cardiac care ambulances.Health Minister Vishwajit Rane launched five cardiac care ambulances in Panaji on Friday. He said except for Bambolim, other urban centres such as Ponda, Vasco Cancon, Quepem etc do not have cardiac care facilities. Please like & share: Read More »

SC Mining ban: CAC recommends review petition

The 3 member cabinet advisory committee that met for the first time on Wednesday decided that it would recommend a review petition to be held on the Supreme Court order.Sudin said that they would be getting the clearance from the Chief Minister on the review petition. The Supreme Court order has ordered mines closed by 15th of March. This has ... Read More »

Madkaikar & Palyekar give their one-year report

As Parrikar led coalition completes one year in office, two cabinet ministers, Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar & Water Resources Minister Vinoda Palyekar briefed media on their one-year progress.Power Department will link north grid to the south grid so as to provide uninterrupted power to the state if one grid fails. There are also projects in the pipeline to improve the ... Read More »

Azgaonkar’s U-turn leaves everyone confused!

MGP minister Babu Azgaonkar has left everyone confused.His sudden shift of stand on Mopa airport from Saturday to Tuesday leaves us with just one question: What changed in 72 hours? From ‘stop the work at Mopa’ on Saturday to ‘Mopa airport is a necessity for Goa’ on Tuesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Goa govt wants partial running of mining before mines are auctioned

Goa government is seriously thinking of finding a way out to keep the mining industry running partially by allowing transport of the ore extracted till 15th of March.In view of this, the three-member committee of ministers is planning a cabinet meeting also invite central ministers to Goa to meet the mining dependents. Please like & share: Read More »

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