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Griha Adhar applications to be cleared by April: CM

The Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that the pending 22,000 Griha Adhar applications would be cleared by April. He said that 17,000 applications had been cancelled as they had crossed the income limit. The chief minister told media after the cabinet that it had cleared 7 cabinet proposals including introduction of a new vaccine to reduce mortality in …

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PFG to go violent, warns tourists coming for Christmas & New Year

The Mhadei issue has reached a boiling point. On Wednesday, Progressive Front of Goa has threatened to go violent if Centre’s letter to Karnataka is not withdrawn immediately. They have warned tourists to think before coming to Goa on Christmas and New Years and also the government on Goa Liberation Day. CM on the other hand keeps saying he has …

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Will traffic violation fees be reduce? Decision on Wed

Will Goa reduce the amount of fines for traffic violation under the amended Motor Vehicles Act? Because Attorney General of India has clearly stated that states have no right to reduce the fines. But Goa’s transport minister Mauvin Godinho says he has proposed reduction and the cabinet is discussing the matter on Wednesday. That too to implement it from 1st …

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Mahdei: Congress marches to Raj Bhavan, MBA holds rally

Tuesday saw a two pronged agitation on Mahdei. The opposition Congress marched in numbers to the Raj Bhavan protesting against government inaction of the Mahdei issue in its Bharat Bachao-Mahdei Bachao protest. And outside the Mahalaximin temple the Mahdei Bachao Andolan held a protest as part of its ongoing agitation on withdrawal of the centres letter on Mahdei.    The Congress …

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Rapes in India declines tourist to Goa: TTAG

Foreign tourist arrivals to Goa is down by 20% this tourism season. This year did not look very promising and encouraging, this is claimed by the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa President Savio Messias. Savio said that rising incident of rape cases is another big reason for the drop in foreign tourists arrivals. On Monday, TTAG President Savio Messais …

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Children of FFs to return Tamrapatra to CM on 19 Dec

Children of freedom fighters have been protesting in a unique manner. Last time in Panaji and again on Monday in Ponda, they took out a funeral procession of Government of Goa. And on Goa Liberation Day on 19th December, they would return all the Tamrapatra their parents were honoured with, to the Chief Minister. The issue is not fulfilling the …

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Hang rapists: Michael, Probe police shootout: Sabina

Heated debate has started since police killed in encounter all the four rapists who also murdered a veterinary doctor in Telengana. While court wants to verify if it was a real or fake encounter, Goans have also started reacting on social media as well in public. BJP Minister Michael Lobo want such criminals to be hanged in public. But women’s …

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Fatordakar name roads after Bakibab & Dr Sequeira, MMC removes boards

Six days before Madgao municipality could name Fatorda road behind Manohar Parrikar, eminent citizens of Fatorda and Madgao on Saturday named these roads after Bakibab Borkar and Dr Jack Sequeira. Within no time, Madgao municipality removed the boards. The drama of board politics has started unfolding now. Quite a few citizens of Madgao and some NGO leaders on Saturday morning …

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Beware of Gaddars like Vishwajeet, Cong alerts CM Sawant

Congress has accused health minister Vishwajeet Rane as a real joker who jumps from Congress to BJP to become a minister. And now he is desperately trying to become a chief minister. Congress has also cautioned CM Dr Pramod Sawant to be alert about Gaddars like Vishwajeet. After GPCC President Girish Chodankar opposed Vishwajeet’s plan to privatise health services in …

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