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AAP takes Pissurlem factory to Pollution Control board

Effluents from a factory in Pissurlem have even reached and polluted Haravalem falls.But still, nobody is taking action. Locals feel that this could be due to political pressure. On Friday the Aam Aadmi Party submitted a memorandum to the Goa State Pollution Control Board asking for the report on the complaints made.

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Ponda locals up in arms of PWD road work

Do you remember the landslide that took place a month back at Kerya Khandepar in Ponda?This landslide had resulted in lot of problems for the commuters and also the locals living in the area.Some work has been done on the issue.But locals are very upset over the quality of work done by the PWD.

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Fmr PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies at 93

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is no more. He was 93-year-old. India’s charismatic orator, a prolific poet and a freedom fighter marked an end of the era.State mourning for seven days till 22 August has been declared by Central Government.A State Funeral would be accorded to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal, New Delhi.

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Cortalim Traffic woes: Congress protests, vehicles queue up

The traffic woes at Cortalim were no different from regular days. The vehicles queued up, as usual, the potholes breaking the backs of commuters and vehicles from both the end jostling to make their way.What was different was the dramatic Congress protest on the same road. Police arrested 50 Congress workers at Cortalim junction when they tried to cross Zuari …

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Land grab case: Parulekar released on bond

Former Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar on Thursday appeared before the Mapusa Judicial Magistrate First Class in the Serula Communidade cheating and land grab case. The case was file by advocate Aires Rodrigues. The case was about 599 sq mt of communidade land on the Chogm road at Porvorim allegedly granted by the Serula communidade to Parulekar without the following procedure.

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Traffic jam at Cortalim circle: Commuters outraged

Traffic came to a standstill at Cortalim circle due to the ongoing construction at Zuari bridge.The commuters say this has become a daily struggle.Though, even as workers and Goa Police tried to manage the chaos, separate queues of vehicles were seen stretching from Verna to Agacsaim, delaying commuters for as long as two hours.

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Reginald condemns Rane’s statement, demands CLP meet

Finally, one Congress MLA has publicly condemned Pratapsing Rane’s humiliating statement about Goans working in London.Alex Reginald Lourenco. He has also demanded that Congress legislature party meeting should be convened and Rane should clarify about the statement. Meanwhile, Congress bashing continues on the social media.

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RTO official caught on camera taking bribe suspended

RTO inspector Narayan Phadte who was caught on camera taking bribes at the Pollem check post was suspended on Monday pending inquiry.The checking of formalin turned out expensive for this RTO inspector. He was caught on camera by reporters accepting a bribe at the Pollem check post.Ironically, it looked as if it was a normal affair and they were caught …

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Child kidnapping case foiled in Vasco, UP-ite arrested

We had heard about these things happening in other states. It was whispered that such things were happening in our state too.A NGO had even demanded a CBI inquiry alleging that cops were quite useless in keeping a track on this.Now an abduction attempt happened in broad daylight in the port town of Vasco. Fortunately it was thwarted and the …

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Calangute matka bookies get bail within 24 hours

29 accused who were detained on Friday evening in a matka gambling raid at Candolim got bail on Saturday evening.They had to furnish surety of 10,000 Rs bail and 1 local surety.And report to the police station for next 8 days from 10 in the morning to 5 in the evening.On Friday evening crime branch said that they had conducted …

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