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GF to move adjournment motion on Mhadei, seeks opposition support

Goa Forward has decided to move adjournment motion on Mhadei issue in the one-day Assembly session convened next Tuesday. Goa Forward supremo Vijai Sardessai has appealed to all the opposition parties and independent MLAs to support his move. Opposition Leader Digambar Kamat had initially demanded to hold a special assembly session on Mhadei issue. However, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant declined …

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Set up corporation, restart mining : GCW

The trade union representing the mining workers has batted for a mining corporation to restart mines. Goa Convention of Workers has demanded that the government restart mining as soon as possible by setting up mining corporation. They have planned to hold a rally at Panaji on 8th January on the issues of economic slowdown, unemployment and inflation. GCW convenor Suhas Naik …

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CAA ‘giving’ citizenship, not ‘denying’; Nadda addresses huge rally in Panaji

The amended Citizenship Act does not deny citizenship, but gives citizenship to the persecuted religious minorities from the Muslim-dominated neighbouring countries BJP’s national working president J P Nadda addressed a huge rally in Panaji, claiming that this is an act of humanity. Ruling BJP government mobilized thousands of people in Panaji for a rally, which started on Friday from Patto …

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India sitting on volcano, Goa should show the way to India: Rajdeep

We are sitting on a volcano. Politicians are breaking this country for vote bank politics. India is a greatest country known for its co-habitation. But it’s getting polarized day by day. And in such a volatile situation, Goa is the only hope. Goa should show way to this polarized country. This is what India’s ace TV journalist Rajdeep Sardesai has …

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Health Centre serving 20 villages without Dr & medicines in DyCM’s Pedne

A primary health centre at Kasarvarne in deputy chief minister Babu Azgaonkar’s Pedne constituency is being totally neglected, while it is meant to serve 20 villages of the northern taluka.  Even basic facilities are not available. Patients have to rush to either North District Hospital or GMC every time.    The health centre at Kasarvarne is being run today without a …

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Goa is passing though financial emergency: Congress

Congress says the state is passing through financial emergency. The party says what it had predicted in October last has come true. It cites the circular from the Finance Department reducing the budgetary allocation by 20 per cent and expenditure by 25 per cent . Congress president Girish Chodankar said Goa government has been avoiding  visit of 15th Finance Commission because …

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Naphtha load finally out of Sada

The controversial Naphtha stored in the Ganesh Benzoplast are being pumped out into a tanker, MT Global Peak. The 2400 tonnes of the inflamable chemical is likely to be fully pumped out from the land based tanks by 10.30 in the night. The chief minister Pramod Sawant messaged that this reterated the commitment of his government that the safety and …

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EDM furore: Investigate Minister on drugs statement; file Fir against organisers, demands Cong

The Congress continued to keep the pressure on Sunburn. On Tuesday a delegation led by Goa Congress general secretary Amarnath Panjikar met the IGP Jaswal Singh and demanded that the police file a FIR against the Sunburn organisers and interrogate Ports minister Michael Lobo. Three youth are already dead. There is a lot of speculation about how they died. But …

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Sunburn concludes with one more death; jury out on drug use;

Sunburn EDM fest ended on Sunday. But not before another 24-year-old youth Sanidip Kotta from Hyderabad collapsed at the venue and died before he could admitted into the hospital. Total deaths 3. The government has defended Sunburn saying that it is drugs free. But BJP Minister Michael Lobo admitted that three persons died due to drug overdose. The opposition and …

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Centre’s second letter on Mhadei won’t affect Goa’s interests: CM

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said the second letter issued by Environment Minister Prakash Javdekar to Karnataka on Mhadei won’t affect the interests of the state. He said the Mhadei’s fate completely depends on Supreme Court’s verdict. Supreme Court is set to hear the petition filed by Goa government on Mhadei issue on 31st of January. There was a lot …

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