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MINISTERLESS MORMUGAO facing projects delays
MINISTERLESS MORMUGAO facing projects delays

Mormugao taluka has four BJP MLAs, but in the absence of a cabinet post, voters are wary if their pending projects, estimated at over Rs 500 cr, will be completed by the new coalition government More

Cuncolkars suffer in CMC’s toppling games

No major development has taken place in Cuncolim for the last 17 months because the elected councilors are busy fighting among themselves More

Chicalim caves likely to be declared ‘Protected’

Archaelogists and heritage lovers visit pre-Portuguese era caves at Chicalim to find out how important they are to know the history of Goa More

Migrants change Seraulim’s social dynamics

Panchayats grapple with deluge of migrants on electoral rolls More

Thin majority helped BJP win all seats in Mormugao taluka
Thin majority helped BJP win all seats in Mormugao taluka

32 candidates were in fray in the four constituencies of Mormugao Taluka, but BJP romped home in all the four despite enjoying a thin majority More

Vijai’s alliance is a win-win situation for Fatorda: Damu

Goa Forward Party’s founder Vijai Sardesai triumphed over BJP’s Damu Naik by1334 votes and joined hands with the saffron party to form the government; the losing Fatorda BJP candidate, however, says he’s happy that his rival has realised that the saffron party is for development of Goa More

Madganvkars repose faith in Diggu for 7th time

Digambar Kamat polled 12105 votes winning by a margin of 4176 against BJP’s Sharmad Raiturkar who received only 7829, proving he is the man to carry forward Goa’s commercial capital More

Fatorda has a minister after 18 years

Alex Mama Cardozo was the last minister the constituency saw in 1994 when Congress was in power. After a gap of almost two decades Vijai Sardesai has got a ministerial berth after he joined BJP to form a government More


Delimitation of wards of Sancoale, from 6 to 3 irk and enrage villagers; delimitation plans submitted by panchayat secretary to BDO by keeping villagers in the dark; Inclusion of Zuarinagar slum dwellers in the realigned wards will lead to a gross detrimental change, villagers feel More

GSUDA’s faulty mini rickshaws

Within six months, all the mini rickshaws provided by Goa State Urban Development Agency (GSUDA) to the Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) proved to be faulty as the engines fitted in these vehicles cannot take the load. More

Cotigao bridges hanging by a thread

Almost all minor bridges and culverts which are over 30 years old are on the verge of collapse; locals blame the PWD for turning a blind eye More

Renovation of Govt PHC at Sanguem nears completion

The roof work of the Portuguese-era building to be ready before monsoon More

Pre-Portuguese Mussoll dance ‘fading’ with time

Number of youth participating in it is dwindling as they have moved out of Goa to seek greener pastures More

Done & Dusted
Done & Dusted

Gandhinagar folks choke on false promise of 4-lane road; several deadlines missed for completion of stretch from Varnapuri to MPT; school going children among daily victims of dusty stretch; 4-lane elevated corridor in Baina gets VIP treatment compared to this stretch More

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