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Finance commission, praises, pulls up state government as it winds up visit

Progress has been made. But lot more improvement has to be still made. The 15 Finance Commission was in Goa for two days. After consultation with various stakeholders of the Goan economy, including the government, it made it clear that the state needs to increase and improve its own revenue generation especially to fund its welfare schemes.

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I accept CM Sawant’s challenge for debate on CAA, NRC: Valmiki Naik

As a lay man, I am ready to debate and discuss CAA and NRC. You decide the time and date, I’ll be there. This is the challenge thrown by APP leader Valmiki Naik in reply to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant’s challenge on Friday. On Thursday, the Chief Minister  Pramod Sawant alleged that some politicians and leaders were trying to divide …

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Finance committee meeting: BJP asks for 1300 cr; Cong 1200cr, GF 6000 for mining only

Political parties demands on meeting the 15 Finance commission were basically the same. Money for Mining, solid waste management and other varied reasons. But their quantum of funds was different. The BJP asked for 1200 crore rupees out of which 300 crore rupees was for mining, while Goa Forward asked for a whopping 6000 crore rupees only for mining. The …

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CM challenges anti CAA protestors to debate; GAKUVED says BJP has eye on properties

The chief minister Pramod Sawant has alleged that CAA is being used to divide people along caste and religious grounds. Ironically, GAKUVED has also accused the proponents of CAA of the same motives. But with an added twist. It accuses the BJP of eyeing their homes and lands. The chief minsiter was speaking after th einaugural of SARAS at Margao. …

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Prakash Naik Case: Wilson’s anticipatory bail rejected

The district court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail filed by Wilson Godhino in suicide case of former Merces sarpanch Prakash Naik. However, the court has granted him permission to approach the High Court. Godinho’s lawyer Rohit Bras said they would indeed approach the court. Bras said that except the whatsapp conversation there is no evidence that Godinho is responsible …

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Parsekar points at Sawant on mining renewals, Cong says CM also accused

: Lokayukta has clearly indicted BJP’s former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar and two senior officials in a corruption case of renewing mining leases. But BJP Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant claims it’s not binding on the government. And Parsekar points fingers at CM Sawant as well as minister Nilesh Cabral. Based on this, Congress says CM Sawant is also the …

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Give affidavit on Mhadei & I quit politics, Sudin’s challenge to CM

: I will quit politics if Govt gives affidavit in Court and Assembly that his government will not allow Mhadei water to be diverted to Karnataka. This is a challenge thrown up by MGP MLA Sudin Dhavalikar. According to him, 27 percent water of Mhadei has already been diverted by Karnataka. After launching Mhadei campaign Usthem in Sattari, MGP leader …

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Casino policy to come up once mining imbroglio is solved: Michael

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has decided that casino policy would be bought in only once the mining issue is solved, Ports Minister Michael Lobo said on Wednesday. He said that the government had give permission and allocated a place for one casino to shift to Verem side. Now th egovernment was waiting for the casino owners to decide a date …

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MGP alleges land mafia operating in state, demands investigation, Mauvin’s resignation

The MGP on Monday, alleged that there was a land mafia operating in the state. It also backed the Congress in asking for the resignation of Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho so as to ensure a fair and free investigation into his death. MGP supremo Sudin Dhavalikar said that he did not think that this was a cut and dry case …

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Plant native trees to avoid man-tiger conflict, says Baba Amte’s granddaughter

Neither man nor animal is important, what is important is tree. If there are enough trees of different species, there can be never man-animal conflict. This is told by Dr CEO of Baba Amte’s Anandvan, Dr Sheetal Amte-Karajgi, who is living in the forest along with animals. Especially in the background of tiger killing that shook the whole state of …

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