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Residents return after CM’s assurance on land acquisition

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has assured action against Pernem police inspector, Mr Raut Desai and the deputy collector, Mr Mirajkar after magisterial inquiry into the Morjim cremation episode, informed Mr Babi Bagkar, a member of the delegation of Morjim villagers.

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Officials inspect Gandhi market

MARGAO: Health department officials along with the Margao municipal councillor, Ms Rosy Pereira and police officials including PI, Mr Santosh Dessai has inspected the garbage and decaying meat at the Gandhi market premises.

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Erring SHG chief arrested

MARGAO/PANAJI: The chief of Shri Shantadurga Kunkolienkarin Mahila Mandal self help group, Julan Desai, who supplied the mid-day meal with a lizard in it, was arrested on Tuesday under section 336 of IPC, Food and Drugs Act and Health Act, informed the police.

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Pre-election swoop: Congress poaches BJP MLA

PANAJI: The Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Bicholim, Mr Rajesh Patnekar on Monday resigned as the member of the Goa state legislative assembly, thereby ending speculation over his continuance in the saffron party. He also resigned from the membership of the BJP.

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Three more BJP MLAs may join Congress

PANAJI: The news of resignation of Mr Rajesh Patnekar, the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Bicholim on Monday, was anticipated and did not surprise the political leaders in the ruling coalition as well as the opposition.

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Zuwarkar rejoins Congress

PANAJI: On a eventful day which saw the resignation of Mr Rajesh Patnekar from the Bharatiya Janata Party and the assembly, yet another political event took place in the form of re-entry of Mr Somnath Zuwarkar, a former Taleigao legislator and co-operation minister, into the Congress party.

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Congress lured Patnekar with 100 govt jobs: BJP

PANAJI: Describing the resignation of the Bharatiya Janata Party MLA, Mr Rajesh Patnekar from the membership of the House and entry to Congress as his ‘smooth elimination from the BJP’, the leader of the opposition, Mr Manohar Parrikar said the decision of the former Bicholim MLA was backed by indirect corrupt practice namely promise of 100 government jobs to him by the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, and the Health Minister, Mr Vishwajeet Rane.

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Lizard found in mid-day meal at Majorda school

MARGAO/PANAJI: Twelve students of St Anthony High School, Majorda fell sick on Monday after they had the mid-day meal supplied by a self-help group. A lizard was found in the bhaji, which was being served to students creating panic among the students and teachers.

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