Thursday , 24 January 2019

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‘Agro-challenge’ becomes talking point, Vijai thinks it’s ‘publicity stunt’

The on-going agriculture challenge has become a talking point in the state. Though the young politicians are taking up these challenges,Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai begs to differ. When he was asked about his views on this ongoing agro-challenge, he simple rubbished it – calling it a publicity stunt. Please like & share: Read More »

Shooter caught in Panaji

A 42 year old resident of Verna Eloy Gomes was caught by the Panaji police with a unlicensed revolver and 11 live cartridges on Tuesday.Police sources say that he was found moving suspiciously at the KTC bus stand.This is the latest in a spurt of law and order incidents in the state. Please like & share: Read More »

Cong on session: preparing to take on govt on drugs, law and order

The Congress legislature party meeting on Tuesday was a preparation for the upcoming assembly Drugs, law and order and clearance of CRZ draft notification were some of the issues that were on the Congress radar.The Congress has been asking for longer assembly session. Please like & share: Read More »

18 year old killed in Chicalim accident

An 18 year student died on the spot in an accident that took place near Chicalim’s Vidya Mandir school.Eye witnesses say that the two bikes were racing when one rider lost control and hit a road divider. Pillion rider Sohail Khan died on the spot while rider Shabid Shaikh was injuries in the accident. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Are druglords in Goa purposely let-off?’ questions Congress

The Congress has come out all guns blazing against the government’s half-hearted crackdown on drugs and gambling.It questioned as to why local police were only catching small fry when real kinpins are still out of the net. It targeted the police for not being able to crack down on drugs and matka nexus.The Congress also demanded to know whether the ... Read More »

AAP attacks state nod to draft CRZ notification

The opposition Aam Admi Party has criticized the state government’s decision to give a nod to the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change’s draft Coastal Regulation Zone notification 2018.It expressed surprise that before giving this okay, the government had not discussed this notification with affected panchayats and local bodies.AAP had even filed a complaint with the ACB on ... Read More »

Work on Khandepar road still in-progress, access for 2 wheelers & LMV

The main National Highway Keriye to Khandepar that was blocked due to the landslide has been made partly accessible on Monday.The route can be accessed by only 2 wheelers and light motor vehicle. Locals question is the route safe to travel? The work as promised has still not been completed. Please like & share: Read More »

Cong on offensive, rakes up special status, law and order

The game of one-upmanship continues. Politicking as the Lok Sabha elections are around the corner is slowly building up.On Saturday, the Congress announced that it would introduce a bill in the legislative assembly that protects Goa’s identity, culture and land.Now, just a couple of days back Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte had said that they would be bringing a bill in ... Read More »

Wall of Fatorda stadium collapses; vehicles damaged

A portion of the north side wall of the Fatorda Football stadium collapsed on Saturday. The wall built some thirty years back fell and damaged vehicles parked next to it. Authorities say that the collapse was due to the rains. The national games are supposed to begin from next year.The state has already asked for one extension because it cannot ... Read More »

Policeman bites Sarpanch in Khotigao

The Cotigao sarpanch has been assaulted by a police driver, a fellow villager.It could be a case of political rivalry as the attacker had contested the panchayat elections against the sarpanch.The cause – the sarpanch had objected to the fellow villager taking a water connection which was apparently illegal. Please like & share: Read More »