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Will cut of water, electricity if you pollute river: Bicholim civic body

Bicholim river is one of the most polluted rivers in the state. Now finally after NGT prodding the Bicholim Municipal Council has decided to act strictly on those polluting the Bicholim river. The local body have warned that it would cut water and electricity connections of those found discharging waste water into the river. Council has given 15 days ultimatum …

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Sawaikar lost in South because of us: Sudin

The sidelining of the MGP is the reason why BJP south Goa MP candidate Narendra Sawaikar lost. This is the what the lone MGP MLA and former PWD minister Sudin Dhavalikar told Goa 365 on Saturday. The lead in Ponda that the BJP had in 2014 was reduced this time by 3000 votes. And in Madkaim this reduced by 11,000 …

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Shiroda ZP, accused in hit-and -run fatality, surrenders; locals want murder case registered

In a hit and run incident that took place in Shiroda on 22nd of May, a Shiroda local Prashant Tari had expired on the spot. The accused Jaideep Shirodkar had fled from the scene and surrendered to police only on 25th May. Shiroda locals feel that it is not a clear cut accident and and have demanded that a murder case …

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We should do away with reservations, competition is best: Govind

Tribal Welfare Minister Govind Gaude on Saturday said that we should now look beyond reservations.  He said that one should excel by competing. Gaude says that reservations create lazy mindsets and we should move beyond them. Gaude was speaking at Prerana Din function organised by the Directorate of Tribal Welfare at Curchorem on Saturday.

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Wrong calculations could be BJP’s defeat in South Goa & Panaji: CM

BJP had to face defeat in South Goa Lok Sabha election and in Panaji by-polls. The Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant feels they were defeated due to wrong calculations. Sawant said they dont know where their calculations could have gone wrong.  BJP lost South Goa seat to Congress by a margin of around 9,000 votes. More importantly, the BJP lost …

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Congress in Goa needs a revamp: Reginald

Curtorim MLA and maverick Congress man Alex Reginaldo Lourenco is all for revamping the Congress party in Goa. He says the party needs infusion of new blood . Otherwise the party cannot fight. Reginald says even though MP-elect Francisco Sardinha was always opposed to him, he worked for his victory.

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Will carry out development using central funds: Shripad

North Goa MP-elect Shripad Naik has said he will take forward the developmental process using central government funds. In an apparent reference to the mining issue, he said he will work for clearing difficulties faced by Goa. MP-elect Shripad Naik on Friday paid a visit to Mahalaxmi temple in Panaji to offer thanks to the deity after emerging victorious in …

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Mining workers up in arms as Chowgule replaces them with new workers

Workers and Chowgule management have clashed at Costi mines. On Monday, workers didn’t allow Chowgule officials to enter the gate. Sensing trouble, Sanguem deputy collector immediatley convened a meeting. The second meeting will be held again on Tuesday. Chowgule Mining Company had sacked 54 workers on 16th May citing that their lease has expired.

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Chicalim Panchayat inspects airport project, Sarpanch says flow of natural spring blocked

Chicalim Panchayat has raised their eyebrows over proposed Airport project for CISF Colony with barracks and arms Depot at Assoi Dongri. Sarpanch Seby Periera said the flow of natural spring in the area has been blocked due to mud, stones and boulders during excavation. The site was inspected by panchayat along with Panchas, officials of Airport Authority of India and …

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Hindu conclave to make Hindu Rashtra

The Hindu Janjagruti Samiti, will convene 8th Bhartiya Hindu Conclave. The conclave that will begin on 27th May and end on 8th June seeks to bring about a consensus in a bid make India a Hindu Rashtra. HJS and Sanatan Saunstha believe that Hindus are facing injustice in the name of secularism. And they want entire India to be converted into Hindu …

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