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Locals come out in protest over Baga hill destruction

PDA has bee brought just to frustrate the panchayati raj.This was the allegation made by activist Claude Alvares at a rally to protest the cutting down trees at Baga hill. There has been a lot of angst against the various construction activities especially by outsiders in the Calangute, Candolim coastal belt. The Local MLA has been accused of foisting the …

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Outsiders given permits during Cong regime: Dep Speaker

Deputy speakMichael Lobo made this demand while refuting allegations made by its Agnelo on giving rent-a-cab permits to outsiders.Michael said that he has not given any permits to non-Goans.Actually, the permits were given to outsiders during Agnelo’s regime. Michael had accused Agnelo for instigating rent-a-cab to protest against him for giving rent-a-cab permit to outsiders.er Michael Lobo wants Congress high …

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Bailancho Ekvott slams Pratima for trying to get her name dropped from Pocso case

Bailancho Ekvott has appealed to media not to cover cases booked under POCSO Act 2012 alleging that the NGO said media’s role was clearly mentioned in the Act.The NGO slammed Mahila Congress president Pratima for capitalising on the Sanguem molestation case for personal publicity.Mahila Congress President Pratima Coutinho has been chargesheeted for disclosing the identity of minor victim in the …

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Sankhali chairperson, councillors arrested, released for obstructing illegal demolition

The Chairperson Dharmesh Sanglani along with other 6 councilors were arrested and later released on bail on Monday morning.They were arrested for obstructing demolition of illegal structures at the Sankhali market that was being conducted under the supervision of the chief officer and the joint mamlatdar.The Mamlatdar officer gave the reasons why these councilors and Chairperson was arrested.On Monday there …

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We will contest Mandrem by polls: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena is planning on fighting the Mandrem by elections.And it has shortlisted two people.However, they will not keep anybody in Shiroda.This is what the Shiv Sena local unit chief Jitesh Kamat said on Monday, stirring the political pot a little more. Here’s the story.

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Fire hits Mapusa market, scrap at Margao

Major fire incidents were reported in Goa on Saturday. In South Goa the scrap yard near the SAG swimming pool caught fire while in north Goa fire broke out in the main Mapusa market.Luckily in both the incidents no casualties were reported.On Saturday morning, the scrap yard near the SAG swimming pool in Margao was gutted in fire.

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No bill in this session, but PM will find solution to mining: Vinay

It’s confirmed. No bill will come in the Parliament till the session ends on 13th February to find solution to Goa’s mining crisis.But the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party now has given a new deadline.That Prime Minister Narendra Modi will definitely find a solution, but after 13th February.Goa’s BJP minister Nilesh Cabral had said mining cannot restart in Goa if no …

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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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