Voters of Panaji and Taleigao are going to be a busy lot. Busy as they have to vote from 23rd April to 19th May. First the Lok Sabha elections on 23rd April.Now the Election Commission of India has announced 19th May as the Panaji by-election.And in between would be the election for the Taleigao panchayat. […]
Can family wedding of a candidate invite Election code of Conduct? Yes, in Shiroda by-election, the returning officer has cast cold water on Congress candidate Mahadev Naik plans to hold public reception for his son’s wedding.But former Goa State Election Commissioner Prabhakar Timble calls the decision of Election Commission of India as absurd .Mahadev Naik’s […]
Goa’s mining dependents have dashed India’s national capital, beginning a three-day Dharna at Jantar Mantar from Tuesday.The move comes ahead of Supreme Court’s hearing on appeal filed by mining companies challenging a 1987 law which abolished mining concessions granted by the Portuguese government.The hearing will take place on 15th April.
Looks like elections this time would be held more with poll-fixing and cross-voting from among political parties.And who is confirming this? Our chief minister Dr Pramod Sawant. But despite this, BJP feels they will win all seats.Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has already announced that it would support Congress candidates in Mapusa by-poll as well as Lok […]
Only two candidates have withdrawn from the fray on the last day. One in Mandrem and the other from Shiroda. There were no withdrawals from the Lok Sabha list. With this, on 23rd April, 12 candidates will contest in Lok Sabha elections and 16 in three Assembly by-polls in Mandrem, Mapusa and Shiroda.
The chief minster Pramod Sawant expressed confidence that the BJP would win both Lok Sabha seats even as he picked holes in the Congress candidates The CM attacked the north Goa Congress candidate saying that he was an export from the South.He said that there were people from the Congress who willing to join the […]
Today thursday was the last day for filing nominations for both Lok sabha and the 3 by polls. The last day for withdrawals is on Monday while the scrutiny will be held on Friday.Total number of for Lok Sabha North seat are 4, while there are 6 nominations filed in South.7 Nominations were filed for […]
Goans for Dabolim has welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court on the Mopa airport.Calling for the airport project to be scrapped, they said that they have been always saying that the Mopa airport was a scam and the SC decision was a vindication.
Four houses at Jignimol in Curti were flooded after 750 MLD pipeline from Opa burst on Thursday.Water supply to tiswadi would also be restricted.JE Reshmi Shirodkar suspects that pipeline could have burst due water pressure.She said that the work of changing pipeline is going on on a war footing. The work is likely to be […]
Students belonging to the NSUI and NCP’s students wing tried to meet Goa University’s Coordinator of Examinations Anuradha Wagle on Wednesday.They wanted to know as to when the results of previously examinations would be declared as new exams are going to start in four days’ time.Goa University finally relented and declared the re-evaluation results.