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Governor does not come under purview of RTI: ASG Tankha

PANAJI: Arguing on the petition filed by state Raj Bhavan challenging an order of the Goa State Information Commission, Additional Solicitor General, Mr Vivek Tankha on Tuesday submitted before the High Court of Bombay at Goa that the President of India, Governor, Chief Justice and the Speaker were not a public authority and therefore, did not come within the purview of the Right to Information Act.

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Goa to seek special package of Rs 15,000 crore from Centre

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT NETWORK

PANAJI: Finding that the Union government was not very keen in giving special status to states any more, the state authorities are contemplating demanding a special economic package of Rs 15,000 crore in lieu of it so as to bring in all-round development in the state, highly placed sources in the state administration informed.

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