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Amit Shah to visit Goa on Sat, BJP workers to light ‘Ponntteo’

BJP is kicking off its Lok Sabha election campaign with party’s national president Amit Shah addressing around 30 thousand booth workers on Saturday.This would be followed by door to door campaign as well as unique programmes like workers illuminating their houses with Ponntteo. BJP state president Vinay Tendulkar told media that BJP National president Amit Shah will address around booth …

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HJS opposes Sunburn festival

The Sunburn has returned in Goa after three years but the Hindu Janjagruti Samiti (HJS) has vehemently opposed this EDM.HJS demanded to revoke all the permissions given by government to Sunburn as youths are attracted towards drugs in this festival. HJS has demanded all the EDMs including Sunburn in Goa be banned. HJS leader Dr. Manoj Solanki said along with …

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Plan B: Babu & Deepak deny they would split from MGP

Goa Forward Minister Vijai Sardesai is not disclosing what is his plan B if MGP contests against the BJP in the bye-polls.But political circles are saying the plan is split the MGP. Babu Azgaonkar and Deepak Pavaskar would split. They need not resign. Because they are two third.But both Babu and Pavaskar are not prepared to buy this argument. MGP …

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Reward activists for reporting land law violations: AAP

AAP wants the government to set up a schme like the traffic sentinel scheme to reward social activists who expose violations of law.AAP has submitted this proposal to the police when it went to ask that cases filed against activists for exposing illegalities be withdrawn AAP leaders met DIG Vikramaditya on Wednesday and submitted a memorundum on these issues.

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Mining: PM promises soln within law

Dekhta Hoon. I will see what I can do. This the only assurance Goa got from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after waiting for 11 months to meet him.In spite of BJP leaders claiming that they have found a new solution to resolve the mining crisis, he has not given any firm assurance. The delegation had gone to Delhi with a …

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Govt will collapse if MGP contests against BJP: Vijai

Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai has predicted that the coalition government would collapse if Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party contests against the Bharatiya Janata Party in the forthcoming bye-elections.That’s the reason, he said, Plan B is kept ready. But he doesn’t want to disclose what the Plan B is. Vijai refuses to accept the concept of friendly fight within the coalition partners. …

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Burglars loots gold worth 7 lakhs in Chicalim

Unknown burglars struck it rich on Wednesday afternoon and decamped with gold worth 7 lakhs from the flat of one Santosh Sharma situated at Surekha Harmony building near Vidya Mandir School, in Chicalim.The burglary occurred in broad day light in the afternoon between 12.30 and 1. According to residents, the lady had gone to work and had returned back home …

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At last, PM meeting Goa MPs/MLAs on mining issue on Wed morning

At last, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to have a meeting on Goa’s mining crisis. It’s on Wednesday at 9.30 in the morning.With all the three MPs, mining belt MLAs, BJP’s allies in the government and the Goa Mining People’s Front. MGP MLA from Sanvordem Deepak Pavaskar confirmed with the media that Modi will meet the Goa MPs & …

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Atal Setu thrown open for regular traffic

The signature third Mandovi Bridge – Atal Setu was thrown finally thrown open for regular traffic on Tuesday.The cable stayed bridge has got mostly positive reviews from people and looks quite a sight after it is lit up in the night. The bridge was inaugurated on 27th January at the hands of Union Minister Nitin Gadakari and Chief Minister Manohar …

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