Wednesday, January 25, 2017


Congress plans to ride to victory on MoI, casino closure

Releases comprehensive manifesto with slew of promises; mentions Special Status, amendment to RP 2021, scrapping of ODP and IPB, roll-back of Tenancy Act amendment More

5 complaints lodged in Mormugao clashes

VASCO: Following a clash between two political groups on Sunday, Mormugao Police have registered five FIRs, in which Power Minister Milind Naik has also been named. More

Can’t promise that casinos will go out of Mandovi within a year of new BJP govt: CM

Casino shifting not a poll issue, says CM; during bad times they helped us More

CM: 7th Pay will be implemented on Jan 31, people will vote on Feb 4

PANJIM: Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday said that the government will implement the 7th Pay Commission on January 31. Addressing media persons, Parsekar said, “On January 31, the State government will implement the 7th Pay Commission scales in Goa and people will cast their votes on 4th Feb.” More

40 polling stations to go pink

CEO plans one all woman polling station in each constituency; first time girl voters to be given pink teddy bears at these stations More

Delhi foes meet on Goa grounds

Kejri in Chimbel promises recovery of mining loot More

Shah promises to make Goa a model state

MARGAO/VASCO: BJP national president Amit Shah has promised to develop Goa by making it a model state in the country and South Asia and expressed confidence that the party will bag 2/3rd majority this election. More

Cong promises permanent mining fund

PANJIM: Assuring to restore the iron ore mining industry, incorporating the recommendations of the SC, Congress has promised to implement the Permanent Mining Fund for the rehabilitation of those affected by the industry. More

Saligao Congress block members oppose Agnelo

PANJIM: The revolt in the Congress continues. On Monday nearly half the members of the Saligao block committee tendered their resignations opposing the candidature of former Calangute MLA Agnelo Fernandes in Saligao for February 4 elections. More

Shiva Valley penalised for code of conduct violation

PANJIM: Shiva Valley has again been penalised for violation. Excise Department has suspended Shiva Valley’s occasional licence for operating beyond the stipulated time. More

Fight for the most sought after slum vote

Political parties focus attention on migrants in slums; Union Ministers and other National leaders making beeline to Goa to address migrants from their States More

Congress candidate lends a  patient ear to voters’ woes
Congress candidate lends a patient ear to voters’ woes


STs express unconditional support to Sardessai

MARGAO: A large representation of the ST community in Fatorda visited the residence of Goa Forward mentor and the party’s Fatorda candidate Vijai Sardesai to express unconditional support to Sardesai in the upcoming Assembly elections. More

Ex-Cong member, wife and ST members join BJP

MARGAO: Former Fatorda Congress member Camilo Barretto and his wife along with 70-80 members of the Scheduled Tribe community joined the Fatorda BJP. More

Headmistress discharged by court

PANJIM: A school headmistress, charged with allegedly assaulting and harassing a minor student has been discharged by the Children’s Court in absence of ‘grave suspicion’ against the accused. More

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