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Where are the Ache Din, asks Cong as it protests on the demonetisation anniversary

The Goa Congress held a protest in the capital city against what they alleged was the failure of the demonetisation policy of the government.This part of the nationwide protests held by the party on the 2 anniversary of demonetisation.The Congress has demanded an apology from PM Modi for making false promises to the people.

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AAP attacks govt on casinos, governance

Aam Admi Party says that the governance in the state is dead.But there is one exception– any decision on casinos.AAP criticized the government for trying to make Goa into Las Vegas referring to the bill slated to make a gaming zone in Mopa and for allowing the exchange of casino boats irrespective of size.

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Tourism stakeholders demand more time for policy feedback

Everybody talks about mining. But the role tourism plays gets downplayed.Also the government has not been giving figures on what the state has earned or the foreign exchange earned from foreign tourist for the past 2 decades.These and reactions to the new tourism policy were debated threadbare on Wednesday.

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Peoples health is more important, will not be cowed down, says Vishwajeet

Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane said that he will not entertain the representation given by the Market Vendors Association as he would not compromise on FDA registration. Whatever the pressure anybody puts.The Wholesale Fish Market Association trader had submitted a memorandum to the FDA asking that Iva Fernands be put in charge of checking of formalin in fish and fish be …

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Not yet got appointment to meet CM, administration suffering: Cong

The Congress on Wednesday said that they have still not got a reply to the request for an appointment with the chief minister.They also alleged that the administration in the state was at a all time low and giving an example of the inaugurated emergency care unity and 108 which they alleged was non functional.

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Start mining immediately, Goa BJP to Amit Shah

BJP President Vinay Tendulkar and MP Narendra Sawaikar and Speaker Pramod Sawant met National BJP President Amit Shah and Union minister ‎Narendra Singh Tomar‎ with a one point agenda – mining.Tendulkar said that the response of both was very positive and there was a need to start mining immediately as the season had already started.

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Majority Shiroda sarpanchas not with Subhash

Sarpanchas of Shiroda constituency are vertically divided after Subhash Shirodkar quits as Congress MLA and joined the BJP.But majority sarpanchas have gone against him, except his brother. And one of them is with Goa Forward, not with the BJP.Shiroda consists of four panchayats – Shiroda, Borim, Panchawadi and Nirankal-Behtoda.

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Fish traders doubt 12 July formalin test

Margao Wholesale Fish Market president and man in the centre of the formalin controversy Ibrahim Maulana has questioned the tests conducted on fish during FDA raid on 12th of July that showed the presence of formalin in fish.He demanded that instead of raiding markets, samples of fish should be taken to labs to ascertain whether it is laced with formalin …

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IPB meet held illegally to fraudulently convert one industrialist’s land: Cong

The Congress has made a major allegation.The IPB meeting was held hurriedly and illegally to bring 28,000 square metres of land in a no development zone under industrial purpose, it alleged.And one minister is involved in this blatant illegality.This meeting was chaired by chief minister Manohar Parrikar.

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Ban Formalin, not Fish; traders to protest in Panaji

Now fish traders have gone on the offensive on the Formalin issue.Instead of banning fish, the fish traders from all over Goa have demanded that Formalin be banned.And if it is not banned by Friday, they will hold a protest rally in Panaji. Margao Wholesale Market Association President Ibrahim Maulana, who has been under fire on the formalin in fish …

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