PANAJI: The Goa unit of Hotel Employees Federation of India has appealed to hotel and restaurant employees to cast their votes in favour of candidates who are supporting their demand for introduction of 10 per cent service charge in all hotels and restaurants in the state.Read More »
VASCO: The Mormugao Union of Journalist has filed a complaint before the election officer against the Vasco PI, Mr Francisco Corte of abusing scribes of electronic and print media while they had gone to Chhotta Bazaar, Baina at the Vasco-Mormugao border on Friday evening.Read More »
PANAJI: A delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by the senior BJP leader, Mr Manohar Parrikar, on Friday morning, met the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Mr S Kumaraswamy and lodged a written complaint with him stating that the BJP has received a number of grievances from its voters and party workers in the Ponda constituency that the Home Minister, Mr Ravi Naik is misusing his official position by directing the state police to intimidate voters and influencing them to vote in his favour.Read More »
MARGAO: A person from Varca was arrested by the Colva police for his alleged involvement in distributing cash to the voters in a bar at Seraulim bandh on Friday.Read More »
MARGAO: Police officers on duty at polling booths in remote areas complained of lack of facilities made available for those on poll duty.
“We checked the EVMs as early as 4 p.m., tested the new bio-metric system, the internet facility to send poll details, the laptops and are now sealing the voter forms,” stated one Mr Sheila Gaonkar from Siolim on duty at PWD polling station, Fatorda.
PANAJI: The senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Mr Manohar Parrikar, said that the implementation of various schemes mentioned in the BJP manifesto would require a fund between Rs 550 and Rs 600 crore annually, which could be raised at the local level itself, without approaching the Centre for financial assistance.Read More »
PANAJI: The sound system failure during the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh’s speech at the Sanquelim rally was due to a technical fault, the Congress state unit president, Mr Subash Shirodkar said on Thursday.Read More »
PANAJI: Five o’ clock on Thursday evening saw the curtains pulled down on campaigning in the 40 constituencies that will go to the polls on March 3 in Goa ending a month long hectic, albeit low key, electioneering in five states.Read More »
17 years and four terms as the Loutolim MLA, Mr Aleixo Sequeira speaks to Neshwin Almeida on the anti-incumbency vote and his biggest opposition ever, Mr Francisco Xavier ‘Mickky’ Pacheco in the newly re-christened Nuvem constituencyRead More »
PANAJI: Refuting all allegations as well as complaints made by the social activist, Mr Aires Rodrigues as regards grabbing land at the Kundaim Industrial Estate from the Industrial Development Corporation and further obtaining communidade land at Porvorim on a false affidavit,Read More »