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We Want to grow our fields, but we can’t: Calangute Famers

People have been asked to stay at home due to the corona virus. Buisness too has suffered. Calangute farmers want to restart farming. However, it is not possible because there is a problem of sewage being released into fields, liquor bottles, stagnant water and even mud thrown into the the fields. They say that the government is not helping them. …

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Solve our issue or else face wrath in elections: sugarcane farmers

The life of sugarcane farmers has turned bitter. Farmers said their sugar harvesting bills are pending in government files. They don’t want their canes to be exported to other states instead to crush it in Goa. Farmers have threatened to work against BJP in ZP election if the issues affecting them are not solved. Farmers have not received hike in …

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Remove barricades at Dabolim airport junction: locals

Dabolim locals have complained that they are facing problems due to barricades put up at T junction at Dabolim airport. While, local MLA Mauvin Godhino says the issue will be solved once sign board is installed at the junction. Locals say due to these barricades they can’t reach Chicalim village and other adjoining areas. They have demanded to remove these …

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Locusts swarm hit 3 Maha districts, Goa could possibly face attack

The skies over six blocks in three districts of Maharashtra was covered with locusts swarms. The swarms have attacked Amravati, Wardha and Nagpur district. Goa is not far. Goa might possibly face the attack in few days depending on the wind direction. According to the Maharashtra’s agriculture department the swarm is reported to be at least 10km long and 2km …

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Restaurants to open by 1 June: Michael Lobo

I want restaurants to open from 1 June Ports Minister Michael Lobo said on Wednesday. He said that he had convinced Chief Minister Pramod Sawant about this, and was waiting for an official announcement. Michael also spoke about how employement could be generated using a central scheme already in place. Michael spoke on the new scheme by the Central Government …

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Will the stranded workers from Maharashtra be allowed to commute to work in Goa

Maharastrian workers employed at Goa’s industrial estates have been asked to rejoin duty soon. Otherwise their services would be terminated, they have been warned. Maharashtra Government made representation to the Goa Government requesting that these employees be allowed to enter Goa for work. On Wednesday, a delegation from Maharashtra comprising MLAs Rajan Teli and Nitesh Rane met a Goan delegation …

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Tension flares up at Margao new market over opening of shops

Margao new market will be opened for Tuesday onwards. Even on Sunday. Police came on site to close the market as social distancing was not followed. But market association refused to close the market. This sparked tension. However, some shop owners closed shop on their own.  MMC has issued guidelines to Margao Gandhinagar and new Market shop owners during the …

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