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Sudin dropped from cabinet for not adhering to CMP

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday dropped his Deputy Chief Minister Ramakrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar from the cabinet, claiming that the senior MGP leader did not adhere to the common minimum programme of the coalition government. In a communiqué addressed to Governor Mridula Sinha, Sawant informed her about the dropping of Dhavalikar from the state cabinet. Dhavalikar …

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Goa pradesh Congress committee…

Goa pradesh Congress committee president and the party’s North Goa Lok Sabha candidate Girish Chodankar along with Congress workers during the bicycle rally in Panaji as part of campaigning

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ASHES TO ASHES

ASHES TO ASHES: Union Minister for AYUSH Shripad Naik seen immersing the ashes of the departed chief minister Manohar Parrikar in the Mandovi river, near the Divar ferry point on Tuesday. Also seen is former city MLA Sidharth Kunkalienkar

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Govt convenes meet to pay homage to Parrikar

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state government has organised a condolence meet (shradhanjali-cum-adarajali sabha) on the 12th day of demise of former chief minister the late Manohar Parrikar on Thursday, stated Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude. Addressing media persons, Gaude said that the condolence meeting will be organised at the green lawns of the Kala Academy, at Campal-Panaji from …

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BJP flourished in Goa due to Parrikar, says Mauvin

NT NETWORK   VASCO Describing former chief minister late Manohar Parrikar as “father of modern Goa”, the Minister for Panchayats Mauvin Godinho on Monday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa flourished only because of the departed leader. Godinho said this while speaking to a large gathering at BJP office at New-Vaddem in Dabolim where a condolence meet …

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Parrikar’s ashes immersed in rivers across state

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA/VASCO Ashes of former chief minister and ex-Defence Minister the late Manohar Parrikar were immersed in rivers in state on Tuesday. Urns containing the ashes were taken around in a motorcade procession across the four constituencies of Mormugao, Vasco, Dabolim and Cortalim in Mormugao taluka in presence of respective legislators Urban Development Minister Milind Naik, KTCL chairman …

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Rajnath to visit Goa to attend condolence meet for Parrikar

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Goa on March 28 to pay his tributes to former chief minister the late Manohar Parrikar at a condolence meeting to be held at the open-air hall at the Kala Academy, Panaji. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said the condolence meeting will be held from 4:30 pm to …

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Mandrem youth bedevilled by unemployment

BHIVA P PARAB | NT MANDREM In the poll-bound Mandrem constituency, which was represented by first chief minister of Goa Dayanand Bandodkar, unemployment has persistently bedeviled the voters over the years, leaving the youth in the lurch. The youth of the Mandrem assembly segment prefer the candidate who will deliver on the promise of jobs, which have been elusive.  Several …

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Hutments at Aquem-Mollembhat raise Saligao locals’ hackles

NT NETWORK   SALIGAO A large group of youth from Saligao held heritage walk at Aquem-Mollembhat near Westend Night Club to highlight the pathetic condition of the site which was one known for a spring, a grazing ground and a well. The site now is having hutments. Recently, a local taxi driver  Sandeep Ugvekar was assaulted and robbed in a …

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Margao civic body undertakes anti-encroachment drive

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The Margao Municipal Council (MMC),  on Monday, seized   food   items and household goods including  refrigerators worth Rs 40,000  in an anti-encroachment drive carried out by it at Fatorda. Speaking to the  media after the drive, the chief officer of the  MMC, Siddhivinayak Naik said, “The raid was conducted at a  general store at Fatorda.” “The owner …

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