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THE D EFFECT- 5O DAYS AND COUNTING
THE D EFFECT- 5O DAYS AND COUNTING

Even almost two months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes on November 8, the economy still seems to be reeling under its effect. However, whether the decision was good or bad, only time will tell, but for now there has been mixed response to the announcement. SURAJ NANDREKAR looks into the effects of the decision on the Goan economy as well as on the common man. More

Transport dept yet to go ‘cashless’

The Transport Dept, one of biggest source of revenue to the govt along with the RTOs, has failed to adapt to the cashless system. BASURI DESAI finds out the ground reality More

Casinos take a hit but commercial tax collection rises

The entertainment industry especially casinos was hit due to the demonetisation but on the contrary the State witnessed an increase in tax revenue via commercial tax collection. VRISHANK MAHATME provides an insight More





Excise revenue stable but retailers complain of massive losses

The excise dept claimed that it did not witness a downfall in revenue generation post-demonetisation. The retailers, on the other hand, complained that liquor business has by and large taken a backseat. VIBHA VERMA finds out More

Really cashless — since tourists had no cash to spend

Demonetisation has cast its shadow on the tourism industry, which was looked upon as a saviour after the closure of mining. VIBHA VERMA feels the pulse of the stakeholders who were largely affected by the decision More

Govt fails to reply to Lokayukta

Herald carried this story on May 11 this year More



It is still ‘time for Africa’

Story appeared on October 7, 2016 on page 1 More

Quepem Village still awaiting connecting road

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People alerted after Herald report on Sept 13

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Govt decided to curb expenses

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Convicts shifted

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The authorities were forced to inquire into the illegalities

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BJP-MGP fight in Dabolim getting messier by the day
BJP-MGP fight in Dabolim getting messier by the day

Alliance or no alliance, in some seats there will be a bitter no-holds barred battle between BJP and MGP. Herald reporters fanned out to Pernem, Dabolim, Bicholim, Ponda and Priol to realise that they are not constituencies, they are BJP vs MGP battlegrounds More

Where are the private shacks?
Where are the private shacks?

The State’s tourist season is at its peak, but the private shack owners are still waiting for the licences to erect their structures. SURAJ NANDREKAR talks to the authorities concerned to find out the reasons for the delay, which the shack owners claim, is affecting their business More

BJP, MGP to battle it out in Ponda

The alliance that ruled Goa for the past term may not join hands in the next hustings with both the parties likely to go separate ways in March next year More



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