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Anti-PDA agitation wants anarchy, not democracy: Vijai

Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai has also dubbed the anti-PDA rally as a gathering of anarchists, who don’t want any government.They want Gram sabhas to run functions of his department.He also made it clear that he does not want a dialogue with such people. Read More »

Open gambling activity in Margao: Chairperson feigns ignorance

Open gambling activity is going on at the old municipal market in Margao.Chairperson Babita Prabhudessai feigned ignorance about the activity when it is was brought to her notice.An ex-chairperosn however said it is surprising that the chairperson was not aware of the agambling actjivy when meida had highlighted this in the pat. Read More »

PDA rally demands scrapping of PDAs

Goenkars against PDAs has given one week’s time to denotify the PDAs from all villages.The organization has also demanded to amend the TDP Act as per the 73rd and 74th amendment of the Indian constitution devolving powers to local bodies.Goenkars against PDA organized a rally to reject the attempt by the Government to bring more villages under the Planning and ... Read More »

Casino lobby decides who should form Govt in Goa: Shantaram

Casino lobby today decides who should form government in Goa, not the mining lobby any more. This is disclosed by Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik. He has also made it clear that alternate government would be formed only if Congressman is made the chief minister. Neither Goa Forward nor MGP can decide it. Shantaram Naik has voluntarily resigned as the ... Read More »

Dy Speaker Michael indulges in extortion from builders: Congress

The battle in Calangute over PDAs and future of development just refuses to die down.On Thursday the Congress party fired another salvo. It alleged that there are non-existent structures on maps in Candolim area. The party also alleged that there was a concerted attempt in the area to blackmail and extort from builders by the powers that be. Read More »

Speaker backtracks, claims media guidelines was a draft, agrees to modify

Speaker Pramod Sawant has backtracked on the guidelines he had issued to the journalists to cover the Assembly sessions. He now claims that what was uploaded on the official website was only a draft of the guidelines.He now claims that what was uploaded on the official website was only a draft of the guidelines.It would be made final only after ... Read More »

BBSM questions lethargy & delays in Govt functioning

Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch has alleged that education department is deliberately delaying the decisions to be taken regarding setting up of new Konkani and Marathi schools.Last year all 26 applications for the new schools were rejected. BBSM fears govt will repeat the same mistake again. Read More »

SC allows transportation of extracted ore from jetties, ports

Mining companies finally got a relief from the Supreme CourtTo transport the ore which was extracted before 15th of March and stocked at the jetties, ports and barges.The high court had stayed the transportation last week because no government authority was ready to take responsibility.Then the mining companies went to the Supreme Court. Read More »

Ex- Calangute MLA, ex- sarpanch created in constituency: Michael

Chairman of NGPDA Michael Lobo has slammed former Calangute MLA Agnelo Fernandes and former Calangute sarpanch Joseph Sequeira for alleging that PDA is multi-crore scam. Michael countered saying that both these persons have created a mess in Calangute constituency. Read More »