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Siddhart car attack: culprit to be arrested in a couple of days, says CM

The attack on Panaji BJP candidate Siddhart Kuncolienkar car with glass bottle has garnered reactions on all sides of the fence.The chief minsiter has promised action, saying the culprit will be arrested in a couple of days.But the Congress said that this incident was stage managed. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has condemned the incident.He said that Panaji PI has said tha …

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Goa Govt permits one mine to start mining, others to follow?

Mining could restart in Goa. At least this is what the mining union feels. And the reason. The government has given permission to one mine to restart mining in the state After all the angst and the heartburn over mining closure a stakeholder and union leader Puti Gaokar feels that no Goan mine needs a central Environment Clearance.

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Displaced people of Selaulim struggling for a drop of water

The whole of South Goa gets regular water supply because of Selaulim dam in Sanguem.But those whose villages who lost their land for their dam tp come up are facing huge water problem. In many cases they are struggling to even get a drop of water. These people from Vaddem-Kurti took out a morcha on Friday to the PWD office …

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Sanjivani workers allege Rs 1 Cr scam, protest leads to suspension

Sugar of Sanjivani Sugar is becoming bitter day by day. After farmers protested to start the factory, now workers have gone on a strike, alleging a scam of one crore rupees in selling the sugar. The management has thus suspended the suspect.Around 250 workers held a protest at the factory premises on Thursday. They produced an audio clip of the …

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Street lights worth Rs 6 Cr bought for Rs 45 Cr for new Mandovi bridge: Girish

Congress has decided to approach Lokayukta over alleged scam in illuminating the third Mandovi bridge – Atal Setu. Holding BJP’s Panaji candidate Sidharth Kuncalinkar responsible, the opposition party has alleged that GSIDC paid 45 crore rupees for the street lights worth only 6 crore rupees.GPCC President Girish Chodankar said the scam came to light because of the GST bills. Initially, …

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Youth wings of GF & Cong at loggerheads on job issue

Youth wing of Goa Forward has hit out at Young wing of the Congress on the issue of jobs. It has blamed Congress for not providing jobs for Goan youth when they were in power. Goa Youth Congress had criticized the Goa Youth Forward and suggested that Goa Forward should come out from the coalition and fight for employment of …

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Goa Forward, Cong fight over youth, jobs reaches fever pitch

Jobs are the hot burning topic this season, especially given the elections. Now the the Congress has asked government ally Goa Forward as to why it cannot give jobs to youth given that its chief is a deputy chief minister? And what is its plan? Weaponising our youth? Make them goondas or naxalites? This job issue has dominated the battle …

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Why 12-day delay to file missing report of rape survivor: NGO

NGOs have questioned why there was delay of 12 days to file a case regarding the rape survivor involved in a case against a high profile politician. It has demanded that security be provided to the victim and the witnesses. The chief minister has replied to the to this saying that the victim would be found and the truth laid …

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Is CM offering jobs for non-Goans in Goa? asks Goencho Avaz

NGO Goencho Awaz has alleged that many Goans are unemployed and the vacancies meant for Goans are given to non-Goans. The NGO held a protest at Verna and there the question was asked why Goans are being deprived of jobs in the private sector at the Verna Industrial Estate.Goencho Avaz along with some workers from the Industrial Estate held a …

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Oppa water levels dip alarmingly; its okay say officials

The water level at Opa water treatment plant is dipping alarmingly day by day.On Monday the water level was 1.85 MLA and on Tuesday it dipped down to 1.75 MLD.Locals fear that if water level further dips down Ponda and Tiswadi talukas might be affected.Opa supplies water large areas of North and certain parts of South Goa.

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