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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. Read More »

Ahead of assembly session, BJP self praises

As the Lok Sabha poll is coming closer, the political temperatures are soaring the state.While the Congress wants more days on monsoon assembly session, BJP seeks to highlight party achievement, especially with the return of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.Both the parties are leaving no-stone-unturned to beat its political opponent.The Congress wanted the 12-day session to be increased. Read More »

BJP raking emergency to cover up failure: Congress

The Congress party in Goa has counter-attacked BJP for raking up 1975 Emergency after 42 years. Terming BJP’s tenure at the Centre a massive failure, Congress says BJP is pulling off such stunts to cover its inabilities.First, attacks on Nehru, Indira and now raking up emergency. Congress thinks BJP is doing so to cover up its own failures in the ... Read More »

Khandepar: After landslides water-pipeline bursts, supply affected

No relief for the residents of Keriye-Khandepar as landslides occurred again on Friday. Adding to their woes, water pipeline burst has further affected water supply in the area.The continuous landslides at Keriye Khandepar have left the locals worried. On Friday the main pipeline burst has further affected the water supply. Read More »

Micheal Vs Francis: CM issues diktat

After the battle cries came the enforced calm.After defiance that they would not meet the chief minister both Urban development Minister Francis D’ Souza and Deputy Speaker Micheal Lobo were forced to face the man.They were told to keep their differences in-house forgoing the public route. Read More »

Mauvin case: Arguments in power scam begin

The arguments in 2001 power scam case against Mauvin Godinho commenced on Thursday. Advocate Aires Rodrigues has filed an application seeking to assist the Prosecution in the case. Here’s why Ex-Power Minister & Current Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho along with 4 others are facing trial under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. Read More »

Mines dept lock-up case: Claude seeks anticipatory bail

Goa Foundations Claude Alvares and Rahul Basu have filed for an anticipatory bail. Both are accused of damaging government property.On May 13th, Claude Alvares & his associates had symbolically locked the directorate of mines over the government’s inability to resume sustainable mining through a corporation. Read More »

New Dhirio in Saxtti begins between Cong & GF

There is a new Dhirio started in Saxtii. Between two big bulls. Congress and Goa Forward. It started by all Congress MLAs from Salcete boycotting SGPDA fish market function in Madgao.And now Vijai Sardesai assuring a delegation led by Yuri Alemao to denotify the State Highway passing through Chandor.Because Yuri is joining Goa Forward to contest from Cuncolim. Read More »

Dangerous trees at Sancoale road cut after activists issue ultimatum

Hill cutting on Cortalim to Chicalim national highway 17A has made it dangerous to motorists.Trees could have come tumbling down with heavy showers as roots can be seen exposed to the elements.After some activists gave an ultimatum to the government, personnel from Fire and Emergency Services chopped down the dangerous trees. Read More »