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Girish & Vijai are jokers, Privatisation is fully legal: Vishwajeet

Health minister Vishwajeet Rane has flayed GPCC President Girish Chodankar for making false allegations against his plan to partly privatise government health services in GMC and South District Hospital. He has also called Girish as well as Vijai Sardesai jokers of Goa. Soon after GPCC chief Girish Chodankar had a press conference on government’s plan to privatise public health services …

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Mhadei: Clarify by Christmas Day on Centre letter, demands MBA

Christmas day is the deadline by the Mahdei Bachao Andolan to the government to clear its stand on withdrawal of the Centre’s letter to Karnataka on water distribution. The letter states that there is no need for an environment clearance for the Kalsa Badura project as it was about drinking water. Subash Velingkar, the former RSS chief and an integral …

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Quit NDA: Churchill; Not immediately: Vijai

NCP MLA Churchill Alemao has thrown up a challenge to Vijai Sardesai to quite NDA if he wants to form a Front with non-BJP parties like Congress and NCP. However, Vijai says they would do it only after proper thinking over it. Churchill has come down heavily on Vijai Sardesai on his action of joining hands with Shivsena. The Benaulim …

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No Nall will grow on Goa Forward tree: Churchill

Nall Party making Goans to have formalin with fish will never come up. No coconut will grow on Goa Forward tree. Churchill Alemao has come down heavily on Vijai Sardesai. Raising the issue of reinstating Eva Fernandes who found out fish in formalin, Churchill asks why she is not reinstated on the same post. NCP MLA Churchill Alemao had a press …

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Pvt medical college would benefit South Goa: Vishwajeet

Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane has clarified that the private medical college coming up in Madgao district hospital will not be on the lines of capitation colleges. It is as per the guidelines set up by Niti Ayog. And it would benefit the people of South Goa who have to rush to GMC all the time.  The initiative of Goa government …

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AAP files CBI complaint; to approach courts on Naphtha tanker issue

AAP has filed a complaint with the CBI asking the agency to investigate who are involved in the fiasco of the Naptha carrying tanker running aground and remaining off the coast for more than a month. AAP says that it will approach the courts to ensure that the issue is looked into properly. The tanker Nu Shi Nalini carrying Naphtha, …

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Nothing is impossible in Goan politics: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Saturday said that Goa has seen precedents for the nation in political happenings. And that there were indeed many MLAs that were not very happy in the ruling dispensation. Jitesh Kamat, the State unit chief gives his reasons. Nothing is impossible in Goan politics, he says. The statements by Shiv Sena leader in Maharashtra had ruffled …

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Opposition are sleeping partners of Govt: Elvis

There is no ruling and opposition in Goa. All 40 MLAs are partners in a business. They have split the opposition only to enact a political drama. Remaining in the opposition are their sleeping partners. This is the way Aam Aadmi Party leader Elvis Gomes has described the political situation in Goa. Elvis was speaking at a demonstration organized by …

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‘Manohar Parrikar’ bypass opened in Canacona, CM assures to build footbridge

After a long wait for 50 years, the bypass with Galgibag, Talpon and Mashem bridges opened for traffic on Friday.  It would help in reducing a distance of 15 kilometres through ghat area. But this has created new problem for the locals of Mashem and Galgibag across the river. CM Pramod Sawant has assured local MLA Isidore Fernandes to construct …

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Lifeguards threaten to spread agitation if they are not absorbed by Govt

Stop giving contracts to outsiders by taking commission. Absorb all the lifeguards into government service. Otherwise the agitation will spread all over Goa. Lifeguards on strike have given a final call. While tourism season has already begun, lifeguards of Drishti are still on strike. After a Dharna 10 days ago, the lifeguards again assembled at Azad Maidan on Friday. Since …

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