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Girish promises 4000 jobs in Central Govt institutions & banks in Goa

The Congress has promised around 4000 government jobs in Goa for Goans, in the central government establishments. Including nationalised banks. North Goa Congress candidate Girish Chodankar has said he would implement the President’s Order 1960, which makes it compulsory to employ local Konkani speaking youth in central government institutions.

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If BJP comes to power at centre, MGP will support Goa’s BJP Govt: Lavoo

If BJP comes to power at centre, Goa’s Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party would continue its support to Dr Pramod Sawant government. And if it falls, then Congress would form the government with MGP’s support. That’s why MGP has not withdrawn its support to Goa’s BJP government even after dropping Sudin Dhavalikar. This is the claim made by Lavoo Mamledar, who was …

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AAP wants alliance with Cong for Panaji by-polls.

Aam Admi Party wants the Congress to support its candidate in Panaji.AAP has announced that Valmiki Naik will be its candidate in the capital city.This seat got vacant after the demise of then sitting chief minister Manohar Parrikar.

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MGP plans to support Congress-led Govt, defeat BJP in elections

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party is not only supporting Congress in Lok Sabha elections, but is also planning to support the Congress-led alternate government after the elections.It is also evident that MGP will support independent candidate Jeet Arolkar in Mandrem.The MGP central executive committee met on Thursday and officially decided to support Congress candidates in both Lok Sabha seats, besides Mapusa Assembly …

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All eyes on 15th April SC hearing; government to file affidavit on mining concession case

The Supreme Court will begin to hear the 20-year-old mining concession case.The State government will be filing an affidavit to take into consideration mining leases from 1987 instead of from 1957.This was the demand of the mining workers who were holding a dharna at Jantar-Mantar, Delhi.The three day dharna is over. And the Chief Secretary has landed in Delhi on …

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Tricksters cheat 2 Vasco vegetable vendors

Two elderly women fell prey to 2 professional tricksters in Vasco on Thursday.The two got conned out of their gold ornaments and mangalsutras on the pretext of being given new sarees. Two vegetable vendors were approached by one Hindi -speaking middle-aged man early in the morning.He told them that he had opened a new shop in the Vasco market and …

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Modi reassures mining solution, fisherfolk card & Double Decker for Goa

Not a single word on special status like his rally in 2014.But Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again assured to find a solution to restart mining on the lines of what Goa is demanding. He has also assured Fisherman Card with all facilities. And many express railways including a double-decker. Modi began his 45-minute long speech of election campaign …

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NCP-Cong leaders fight, accuse each other

Congress and NCP in Goa apparently don’t believe in the coalition it has at the national level.This became evident when NCP’s Goa President Jose Philip D’souza and Vasco Congressmen Saifullah Khan started a verbal fight in Vasco.When Manohar Parrikar was Chief Minister NCP had given its support to BJP. But now NCP is with Congress. On Wednesday Jose Philip called …

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3 polls in Panaji-Taliegao: Lok Sabha, Assembly & Panchayat

Voters of Panaji and Taleigao are going to be a busy lot. Busy as they have to vote from 23rd April to 19th May. First the Lok Sabha elections on 23rd April.Now the Election Commission of India has announced 19th May as the Panaji by-election.And in between would be the election for the Taleigao panchayat. These are on 28th of …

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