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GU declares re-evaluation results after students create ruckus

Students belonging to the NSUI and NCP’s students wing tried to meet Goa University’s Coordinator of Examinations Anuradha Wagle on Wednesday.They wanted to know as to when the results of previously examinations would be declared as new exams are going to start in four days’ time.Goa University finally relented and declared the re-evaluation results. Read More »

Chipko type movement seeks to save Guirim coconut trees

Social activists and politicians organised a Chipko type movement to save coconut trees along the NH 17 at Guirim.They alleged that coconut trees are being felled during midnight for highway road widening works.Social activist Prajal Sakhardande said that government had assured not to chop down coconut trees along the highway. Read More »

Dr Vikram Patel of Sangath bags Canadian Nobel

Dr Vikram Patel, a world renowned psychiatrist and co-founder of Goa-based NGO Sangath, has bagged the most prestigious John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award.It is considered a Canadian Nobel.Earlier in 2015, Dr Patel was listed as one of the world’s 100 most influential people by international magazine, Time. Read More »

MGP not to contest LS & Mapusa, decision on support on 8 April: Sudin

Finally the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has decided.Not to contest Lok Sabha poll as well as Mapusa Assembly by-poll. Decision on Mandrem would be on Wednesday.MGP leader Sudin Dhavalikar claims they still support the BJP government.But whether to continue the support and also whom to support in elections would be decided on 8th of April. Read More »

SSC exams begin

SSC students all over the state on Tuesday answered their first paper. The main examination will get over by 12th of April.But with other practical subjects, exams will get over by 21st of April.Many of the students were accompanied by their parents while others came on their own.There was excitement writ all over the students’ faces as this is a ... Read More »

Seven nominations filed for LS and by-polls on Tuesday

Tuesday was a busy day for nominations. Seven candidates filed their nominations for Lok Sabha and by-polls.BJP candidate Dayanand Sopte filed nomination for by-polls in Mandrem and Congress candidate Mahadev Naik for by-polls in Shiroda.Josua D’Souza also filed nomination from Mapusa on BJP. Congress candidate Fransico Sardhina and AAP candidate Elvis Gomes filed their nomination for Lok Sabha elections from ... Read More »

Sudin dropped; Babu, Pavaskar join BJP; MGP to contest Lok Sabha, bypolls

The midnight political Shigmo is not yet over. At 2 ‘o clock on Wednesday morning, two MGP MLAs Babu Azgaonkar and Deepak Pavaskar split from the party and merged into the BJP.By afternoon, Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant dropped his deputy chief minister Sudin Dhavalikar from his cabinet. The MGP reacted. They will keep candidates for both Lok Sabha seats ... Read More »

BJP leaders upset, Goa Forward demands political road-map from CM

The BJP has given checkmate to the MGP by getting their MLAs into saffron brigade also snatching ties with the MGP.But former MLAs of BJP as well as MGP are not happy with this. They feel this would affect prospects of their parties.Ganesh Gaonkar was the BJP MLA, whom Deepak Pavaskar defeated on MGP ticket and now Pavaskar is the ... Read More »

Dhavalikar did not follow coalition dharma: CM

We all know what happened on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. But now watch the reasoning given by the MGP and the BJP on what happened and why.Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant told media that Sudin Dhavlikar didn’t kept Yuti Dharma by fielding his candidate in Shiroda by-polls.Dhavlikar didn’t followed the conditions laid while forming our alliance. Alliance had agreed ... Read More »

ECI wants parties to use biodegradable material for campaigning

This time biodegradable material will be used during this Lok Sabha election campaigns. The political parties have already been apprised by the Election Commission of India on this matter.To handle various requests for permissions, the ECI has also developed the Suvida app. A new app has also been developed where people can complain anonymously about any election malpractices. Read More »