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Ghate shifted to GMC for health reasons

Politician turned activist Rajan Ghate on the 11th day of a fast until death was shifted to GMC for health reasons.Ghate on fast demanding that the chief minister step down due to his ill health had been assaulted by a 60 year old man while on the way to the toilet on Sunday night. Ghate had refused to give up …

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Ghate refuses to withdraw fast, rally decides to spread stir across Goa

Rajan Ghate has refused to withdraw his nine-day old fast-unto-death in spite of the activists present at the rally requesting him repeatedly.The rally held at Azad Maidan however has resolved to take ahead his demand by spreading the agitation in all the 12 talukas.

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Revona-Columb sugarcane farmers upset due to delay in crushing season

Sugarcane farmers from Rivona – Columb say that the government has told them that the Sanjivanni sugar factory has been closed by the Goa Pollution Control Board because factory is polluting.Pollution board sources say that as per the orders of Central Pollution Control Board that say that all factories which do not follow their guidelines should be shut.

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Govt is selling Goa in retail: Cong

Congress party says the government has sold part of Goa in wholesale and is now selling the state in retail.The party says the latest gazette notification is to help convert plots in no development zones.The party also questioned the state being judged as one of the best states for tourism when charter arrivals are going down and garbage is piling …

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Congress party demands justice for Goan self-help groups, alleges corruption at IFFI

Congress party has alleged self-help groups who were allotted space inside the IFFI venue earlier have been pushed out to far-off places and in their place non-Goans have been allotted spaces for higher monetary considerations.The Congress party also alleged corruption in flight and hotel accommodation booking and taxi service. Congress spokesperson Amarnath Panjikar demanded that the Goan self-help groups be …

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Rally at Azad Maidan on Sat as 48-hr deadline to CM Parrikar ends

Social activists and opposition parties are holding a public rally in Panaji on Saturday as their 48-hour deadline to CM Manohar Parrikar to step down has ended on Friday.Rajan Ghate’s fast unto death is entering eighth day on Saturday.The noise over the resignation of the chief minister is slowly reaching a crescendo.

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Tourism policy comes under attack

Goa’s Church has rejected the draft Goa Tourism Policy of Goa government.Church-backed Centre for Responsible Tourism has prepared its own draft after following a consultative approach.It also wants the draft be circulated to all the Panchayats and Municipalities for deliberations and decisions at the level of grassroots.

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To avoid J&K of Goa, Cong appeals to MGP-GF to form alternate Govt

Jammu and Kashmir Governor has dissolved the Assembly while non-BJP forces were getting together to form an alternate government after keeping the Assembly under suspended animation for four months.Congress feels the same thing may be repeated here in Goa .

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BJP meet: nothing besides Lok Sabha election prog discussed, says Tendulkar

The BJP President and its core committee has been under fire from all and sundry for allegedly running the government clandestinely while the chief minister is sick.On Thursday the committe had a meeting. State unit president Vinay Tendulkar told Goa 365 that the meeting was just to strenghten the party unity and discuss its various programmes for thr upcoming Lok …

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