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6 Cong MLAs to join BJP, claims Tendulkar, Digambar dismisses the claim

Bharatiya Janata Party’s state president Vinay Tendulkar has thrown a bomb. He claims that almost five to six MLAs of the Congress are willing to cross over and join the BJP or Goa Forward.He also admits that Congress camp is trying to poach the MLAs of the ruling coalition.But Congress leader and former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has flatly denied …

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BJP-Cong battle over number game, Cong says it’s minority Govt

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party as well as the opposition Congress has started battling over the number game. The BJP claims it has numbers to continue ruling.But the Congress claims that the government is reduced to minority. In fact the Congress has thrown an open challenge to the ruling coalition to prove it on the floor of the House.

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CM could dissolve assembly, alleges cong; writes to Gov

The Congress party said that it was certain that the chief minister Manohar Parrikar would dissolve the government and install himself as the caretaker chief minister.He would then hold assembly polls along with Lok Sabha polls.Fearing this, the party had written to the governor on Wednesday asking her not to accept any resolution to dissolve the government from the chief …

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IGP Garg bribe issue: Munnalal to approach SC

Vasco-based businessman Munnalal Halwai will file a special leave petition in the Supreme Court asking for time-bound sanction to prosecute former Goa IGP Sunil Garg.The petition relates to the complaint filed by the businessman against then IGP Sunil Garg alleging that he had asked for a bribe.

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Formalin detection kits work: Vishwajit

The government has justified its usage of kits to test Formalin in fish certifying to its efficacy.The health Minister Vishwajit Rane sent a counter to the allegations made by activists to the kits.

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Govt buckled under pressure of fish agents in formalin case: AAP, Congress

It has been two months since Goans first learnt about the possibility of harmful formalin in their fish. Since then, till date, there have not been single FIR or investigation in the case. The FDA has failed to clarify whether there was formalin in it or not.But now Aam Aadmi party has obtained an internal inquiry report that exposes loopholes …

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Present bridges built with outdated technology; but safe as govt maintaining them

PWD Minister reassures Goans on safety of bridges, though they have been built with outdated technology – pre stressed cantilever.They are being maintained both by the PWD as well as the union ministry of surface transport.A team of IIT engineers have been employed by the government to keep a check on the bridges. The minister was brought out a lot …

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Tale of 21,000 sq mtr unutilised encroached land in Cuncolim

Aam Aadmi Party Convenor Elvis Gomes has written to the government over 21,000 square meter unutilized land in Panzarconi, Cuncolim. These are disputed properties under encroachment cases. Here’s the story This massive portion of land- approximately over 21,000 square meter land that was to be used by Housing Board in Panzarconi, Cuncolim has remained unutilized with cases of encroachment.

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Price Rise: Bharat observes ‘bandh’, Goa Congress distributes pamphlets

It was a Monday of protests. Not just in Goa but the entire country. Congress & Left parties hit the streets to protest against skyrocketing petrol diesel and LPG prices.While rest of the country saw some violent protests, in Goa it was peaceful. Congress party workers stationed themselves at key petrol pumps and distributed pamphlets.Congress claims, BJP has collected more …

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Power failure: AAP storms in electricity dept, stage protest

AAP volunteers gathered in large numbers in Panaji to highlight power failures in the state.Volunteers marched into the office of the electricity department targeting the Chief Electrical Engineer who was taken by surprise.They launched a direct attack on his continuation in the chair.

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