PANAJI: The three-member SC-appointed monitoring committee comprising U V Singh, Shaikh Naimuddin and a senior bureaucrat of state administration Parimal Rai held a closed-door meeting with the director of mines and geology Prasanna Acharya on Saturday evening.
PANAJI: Former Tehelka managing editor Shoma Chaudhary on Saturday deposed before the judicial magistrate first class Sarika Phaldessai in connection with the alleged sexual assault by newsmagazine’s founder-editor Tarun Tejpal on a former junior colleague in Goa last month.
PANAJI: Chairman of All Goa Congress Committee Minority Department Saifullah Khan on Saturday gave an ultimatum to the BJP-led government in the state to set up minority commission within 3 months, failing which he would go on a hunger strike.
MARGAO: Stating that he hasn’t ignited the Portuguese citizenship issue, which is rocking the state, former PWD minister Churchill Alemao, on Saturday, blamed his bete noire and Benaulim MLA Caitano R Silva for “grossly violating the Constitution of India and contesting the (assembly ) election despite being a foreign national.”
PANAJI: CCP Mayor Surendra Furtado has strongly pitched his case against the entry of the Sriram Sene in Goa and has warned the government of grave consequences if it is allowed to establish its base in Goa.
MARGAO: In order to lodge protest in unique way against the increasing number of illegal gaddas in the commercial capital of Goa, Margao, members of NGOs from the town and its outskirts, on Saturday, opened ‘illegal stall’ at Borda.
MARGAO: As the panchayat member is one among six affected with dengue in Velim, the apprehensive locals have urged the health officials and the panchayat to adopt measures to control the spread of the disease.
PONDA: Minister for PWD Sudin Dhavalikar informed that the foundation stone for beautification of Kranti Maidan at Ponda will be laid on December 18 and added that the master plan for the town will be unveiled on the same day.