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BJP rebuts, says ‘Vijai won’t have to leave’

The Bharatiya Janata Party has given a public reply to their coalition partners – the Goa Forward. It has assured their leader and minister Vijai Sardesai that he need not leave the ruling coalition as mining issues would be resolved soon.On the other hand, the BJP has also started flexing its muscles by planning to start their own Abhiyan of ... Read More »

Panaji to get smart surveillance system

Panaji is going to take another step towards attaining the Smart City status.A smart security system Goa Intelligence City Management System is being installed in the capital city. A tender has been floated.The system will comprise 450 cameras all centrally linked. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Ghoda-Gaadi’ protest against Petrol Price Pinch

The Goa Pradesh Congress Committee on Thursday protested against the boiling fuel prices which have been affecting the lives of the common man. The Congress leaders rode a horse-driven from Congress state headquarters in Panjim to District Collectorate. The opposition has been accusing the government at the Centre and the state of betrayal.Demanding the rollback of fuel price, Congress targeted ... Read More »

Cruising Mumbai to Goa! 1st set of passengers arrive

The countdown for cruising Mumbai to Goa for all of us have begun.Yes, the first sea trial of the Mumbai-Goa vessel that set sail from Mumbai from Wednesday, arrived in Goa on Thursday. The regular services would begin this September onwards. The cruise can accommodate 350 passengers. The first set of 40 guests arrived at MPT on Thursday from Mumbai ... Read More »

Goa govt seeks relaxation for declaring scheduled areas

Many of the Union government’s schemes for the tribal people do not reach them in Goa for lack of fulfillment of a conditon. It requires clusters of villages to have minimum 4000 population to be declared as scheduled areas. Goa faces the hurdle because Goa’s villages are small. Hence Goa government has requested the union Tribal Welfare Department to relax ... Read More »

Stay away from deadly Nipah virus, here’s how?

Nipah virus infection is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe disease in both humans and animals. In Kerala, at least 10 are killed.Now the Centre has sent Goa govt interim guideline asking to take provisional measures on Nipah virus.The Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has asked hospitals to be vigilant. The natural host of the virus is fruit bats, according ... Read More »

Subhash, Daya hit out at Tawadkar & his Bahujan ‘politics’

Defeated former BJP MLAs belonging to the Bahujan Samaj have come down heavily on Ramesh Tawadkar for dragging them into his plan to contest Lok Sabha election.They have refused to support him and reminded Tawadkar that he is the leader today because of the BJP. Ramesh Tawadkar got defeated as independent from Kankon after he was denied BJP ticket. Please ... Read More »

Petrol @ $72: Time to opt for bicycles?

Once a state with the lowest fuel price, now Goa reels with the steep petrol price hike. The current rate of petrol stands at Rs 72.The frequent hike in the fuel hike is a burn in the hole of common man’s pockets. Is it the time to leave your two-wheelers or comfort cars and opt for bicycles? You decide Please ... Read More »

Casinos brings state revenue or affects public morality?

Casinos have become a part of the landscape of the capital Panaji.Casino defenders say that they bring in revenue into the state coffers and provide employment to locals. To its detractors, they along with drugs are the sordid underbelly to the Goa tourism trade.The Congress on Tuesday reiterated that casinos are controlling the state. And are above the law. Please ... Read More »

Cong kicks off LS campaign, saying Jana Gana Mana

Looks like outcome of Karnataka has given a new boost to the Congress in Goa. It has started its campaign for the forthcoming Lok Sabha election scheduled next year. But under a garb of a campaign called Jana Gana Mana, Nomon Tuka Goykara. Going to the people and discussing with them.The unique campaign was started by newly appointed GPCC President ... Read More »