Wednesday, January 19, 2017

18 Jan 2017


Usgao villagers protest MRF’s extension plan
Usgao villagers protest MRF’s extension plan

Say the company does not employ locals, causing air pollution that affects health of people More

Digvijay Singh defies party, stalls Cong decision of ‘no alliance’ till last day

Singh, shockingly, refuses to name Congress candidates in seats where GF is also contesting; sparks fly between Faleiro and Singh; GPCC President questions Singh backing Kamat & Rane in pushing for alliance where Congress has candidates More

AAP launches Zhaadu Yatra in Mandrem

Yatra to introduce Gomes to people and will cover all 40 constituencies More

Digvijay faces Fatorda block’s wrath

Questioned why candidates for constituency not yet announced; Joseph Silva threatens to quit and contest as Indepedent More

NCP to contest 20 seats

PANJIM: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) said that an opportunity to bring secular forces together to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa has been missed following the Congress refusal for an alliance. More

Mining “loot” recovery and money to mining households on poll centre stage again

Goenchi Mati Movement's support to AAP, GSRP on mining policy gives fillip to movement for ownership of minerals by people; corpus of Rs 400 crore for mining compensation will pay dividends More

Nine sensitive booths identified in North

Habitual offenders and trouble makers warned; only five persons allowed within 100 metres of returning officers’ office More

Did MoI issue force Khaunte to go solo?

Porvorim MLA files nomination as Independent again; says BJP govt failed to develop Goa More

‘Sidelined’ BJP workers vent their anger by backing Kamat

MARGAO: Angry that BJP did not take them into confidence before nominating Sharmad Raithurkar as its candidate for Margao, a group of the saffron party workers have decided to support former chief minister Digambar Kamat in Margao, on Tuesday. More

Tense moments shake up poll campaign

Pernem, Porvorim witness verbal clashes; Cong, BJP supporters fight an hour-long slogan shouting war in Vasco More

Bardez tops in liquor law violations

PANJIM: The popular Bardez costal belt has recorded the highest number of liquor law violations from the time the election code of conduct came into force in the State on January 4. More

Mormugao BJP unit claims its flock is intact

Says people with selfish motives had moved away More

Woman found dead at Cuncolim

Police suspect she was raped and strangulated More

Minor confesses to housebreaking

MARGAO: The minor boy arrested by Margao police last Monday for housebreaking and theft has since then confessed to committing various crimes including thefts at Atul Kamat’s house at Pajifond and Anthony Rebello’s house at Comba. More


Churchill Bros aim to bounce back against EB
Churchill Bros aim to bounce back against EB

The Red Machines are currently in the eighth position in the league table and will eye their first point of the season as they take on the Kolkata giants at Tilak Maidan today More

Barcelona Veterans march on

CURTORIM: Barcelona Veterans, Colva defeated Nuvem Veterans 3-1 to move into the quarter-finals of the Curtorim Veterans football tournament, at DSYA ground, on Tuesday. More

Sun Moon Veterans advance

CHICALIM: Sun Moon, Chandor Veterans blanked Bardez Veterans 2-0 to move into the semi-final of the Vasco Veterans football tournament, at Village Panchayat ground, Chicalim, on Tuesday. More


The action is on!...on your smartphone
The action is on!...on your smartphone

With the polls barely a few weeks away, the Goan youth is consuming, following and participating in the polls through social media in a big way. Café logs in to find out what’s happening More



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Stink, muck and the absence of toilets make the visit anything but memorable More

AAP stands tall in CLEAN test?

Herald thanks its readers for the overwhelming response to the paper’s Corruption Meter. We publish the first round of readers’ responses More


These foreigners albeit sitting on the fringes, are a part and parcel of opinion making through their business links in Goa More

BJP’s omission of two MLAs astonishes many

Dropping Tawadkar is bigger surprise; Shet had possibility of winning in Mayem More

Same slum vote, same story for ‘Baba’ Kamat

The commercial capital has not seen much improvement despite a chief minister representing the town for a full term; Digambar banks heavily on Moti Dongor, Cine Lata, Kharebandh, Colmorod and Shirvodem to see him through More

Valpoi’s health is in a shambles, in ex health minister’s backyard

Few docs and specialised health facilities in Junior Rane’s turf; youth have moved to greener pastures due to lack of employment More

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