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A SORDID TALE OF TWO SLUMS
A SORDID TALE OF TWO SLUMS

Another invasion: How multiple Margao comunidade lands have been usurped More

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Aga Khan garden in shambles

The municipal garden, once considered to be the apple of the eye in Goa’s commercial capital, is now being used for illegal activities More





Cine Lata slum: Margao’s worst show

Slum that gets its name from the iconic movie theatre in the area showcases Margao at its worst; choked drains get cleared only during elections; slum blocking the direct link road construction from Colva circle to Navelim via Comba More

Who do MMC collect house tax from?  DATA is the question
Who do MMC collect house tax from? DATA is the question

A database of homes in Margao was carried out way back in 2009; many hutments and small houses are not registered with the MMC; they do not pay house tax More

Election code of conduct halts development works

MMC executes works which are necessary but bigger tasks cannot be taken up; pre-monsoon preparations also affected More



What do xaxttikars want from the next govt?

Besides employment for youth and development, citizens demand promises to be fulfilled, better roads and good health care More

HOSPICIO AILS, South GOA URGENTLY NEEDS A  DISTRICT HOSPITAL
HOSPICIO AILS, South GOA URGENTLY NEEDS A DISTRICT HOSPITAL

GSIDC racing against time to complete the District Hospital; new deadline to complete all major works is June which may not be met More

Locals for a better Margao

Nothing has changed in Goa’s commercial capital of Margao, which is still facing problems such as traffic congestion, garbage dumps, clogged drains, increase in the number of hawkers and an “ineffective” Margao Municipal Council (MMC). More



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Will the Code of Conduct throw Hospicio in a tizzy?
Will the Code of Conduct throw Hospicio in a tizzy?

The Health Department issued a circular on Dec 31, dumping the housekeeping provider; Group D Staff of the Hospicio will now have to carry out sweeping, mopping, cleaning of the wards where hygiene is a major concern More

Fundamental problems of Goa’s Commercial Capital remain unsolved

Despite the present five-time MLA of Margao, Digambar Kamat, even serving as a chief minister, the town’s woes continue More



Councillors eye larger political role

Many former sarpanchas and councillors have contested for Assembly elections; few, like Digambar Kamat, have climbed these ranks and succeeded More

MMC to support UGF petition on ODP
MMC to support UGF petition on ODP

In a meeting held on Tuesday, the MMC chairperson said they decided to support the writ because the council and councillors were not consulted on the plan More

Still the last man standing in Margao

Former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has survived a scam-tainted year and multiple visits to court to be oppositionless in his backyard More



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