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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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BJP wants inquiry into rape victim disappearance, Cong cries conspiracy

The BJP has demanded an in depth investigation into the disappearance of the victim and prime witness in the rape case allegedly committed by Congress Panaji candidate Babush Monserrate.On the other hand the Congress has blamed the government and alleged that this was a conspiracy to defame its candidate.The girl was a victim in the case of rape filed against …

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GF attacks Cong on ”sedition” complaint against Vijai

The Goa Forward Party reacted strongly on the complain filed by the Congress youth wing against its top leader and deputy chief minsiter Vijai Sardesai for his ‘weaponising’ youth remark.It expressed surprise that the Congress was not concerned about jobs for Goan youth. And that it was going against its oft repeated principle that the BJP was abusing the sedition charge …

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2 boats capsize at Betul, 3 rescued

Within 24 hours 2 fishing boats capsized at Betul. The incidents happened at the mouth of Sal river. One boat sank last night while the other one sank on Monday afternoon. Luckily there were no casualties and 3 workers were rescued by life guards.Boat owners have said that the reason the boats sank was probably due to the lack of …

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Babush rape case: victim missing, police file case of abduction

Where is the victim? The girl in the centre of the rape case in which Congress Panjim Candidate Babush Monserrate finds himself is missing.Police say that she could have been lured out and have filed a FIR of abductionThe girl was a victim in the case of rape filed against Babush.The charge sheet too has been filed and the case …

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Law will decide, we won’t interfere in Babush cases: Pratima

The law will take its own course. We are not concerned with Babush’s cases.This is what Congress Mahila feels about the BJP bringing up the criminal cases against their Panaji candidate Babush Monserratte.They said that they are nobody to judge.Babush has a number of criminal cases against him. These include rape cases.

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Monseratte panel sweeps Taleigao, no opposition

Babush and Jennifer backed panel swept the Taleigao panchayat elections on Monday winning all 11 wards. The 11 wards had voted on Sunday, the 28th of April.By evening, the panel also unanimously elected Agnel D’Cunha as the sarpanch and Regha Pai as the deputy sarpanch.Agnel was elected unopposed from ward number 3.There was no BJP panel but it had supported …

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