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Sudin back in office, but won’t meet people

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar attended the 20-day long Assembly session and also answered for ailing PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar. But now his brother Deepak says Sudin is fit and has started attending office. But – ironically – he won’t be meeting people PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar made a brief appearance in the Assembly only for one day after he was …

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Cuncolim MLA Clafacio supporting illegalities?

Is the Congress abetting illegalities? In a shocking stand taken by Cuncolim MLA Clafacio Dias, he has asked civic bodies to break the seal of the house that’s being built illegally at Pazarconi.MLA has infact threatened to take the law into his hands and break the seal himself if his instructions are not followed. His argues “all constructions have some …

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BJP should follow Vajpayee, who ate everything: Cong

At a time when mob lynching on the issue of beef has become rampant in the country, Goa Congress President Girish Chodankar has appealed people, including the BJP, to follow their leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who ate things that some BJP leaders are opposing today.Girish was speaking at the Congress House on Sunday while paying tributes to India’s former prime …

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Cortalim: Farmers upset over slurry in fields

Farmers in Cortalim are upset over the cement slurry being emptied on the edges of their fields. This slurry is part of the concrete being used for the bridge construction work.Farmers want that these concrete carriers do not clean their tanks on the edge of the fields. They complain that once the slurry enters the fields they cannot be cultivated …

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We need better roads, says Madgaokars

Potholes and bad roads in Goa are common. Especially during the monsoons. Madgaokar’s are upset over the state of roads near the main Margao Circle. The road is full of potholes.Locals have alleged that many accidents happen due to the bad potholed roads. And though several complaints have been made, authorities have turned a blind eye to these complaints.

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Not in Lok Sabha race: Reginaldo

Congress Curtorim MLA Reginaldo Lourenco ruled himself out of the Lok Sabha race. He told reporters that this question had to be asked to the State unit president instead of him.The Congress on Saturday also continued the attack on the government’s handling of the Mhadei issue, demanding that it go on appeal against the verdict.

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Now Konkani cinema will get Global awards

Konkani cinema is growing. Now, there would be Global Konkani Cinema Awards. Mangalore-based Mandd Sobhann is starting these awards from this years for a Konkani movie as well as short films.The Konkani film can be produced anywhere in the world and any Konkani dialect. Mandd Sobhann Gurkar Eric Ozario said it would begin with the films produced in 2016 and …

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AAP takes Pissurlem factory to Pollution Control board

Effluents from a factory in Pissurlem have even reached and polluted Haravalem falls.But still, nobody is taking action. Locals feel that this could be due to political pressure. On Friday the Aam Aadmi Party submitted a memorandum to the Goa State Pollution Control Board asking for the report on the complaints made.

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Ponda locals up in arms of PWD road work

Do you remember the landslide that took place a month back at Kerya Khandepar in Ponda?This landslide had resulted in lot of problems for the commuters and also the locals living in the area.Some work has been done on the issue.But locals are very upset over the quality of work done by the PWD.

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Fmr PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies at 93

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is no more. He was 93-year-old. India’s charismatic orator, a prolific poet and a freedom fighter marked an end of the era.State mourning for seven days till 22 August has been declared by Central Government.A State Funeral would be accorded to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal, New Delhi.

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