24 Mar 2023


Activist ‘accused’ appear before Vasco Railway Police, defending a tsunami of charges

Lawyer says charges against activists false, fabricated; activists appeal to the people not to take law in their hands, but adopt a legal recourse

Supreme Court grants Centre four weeks to file counter affidavit on protection of Western Ghats

2019: Writ petition was filed by organisations from Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu; raised serious about the deforestation and destruction in the Western Ghats

First victims of brazen land grabbing in Goa, still locked out of the gates of justice

The land admeasuring 18,500 sq mts in Survey No 78/2 was reportedly sold twice by the land owner to a buyer in 1934 and then to the latter’s wife in 1951, which was later encroached

‘FIRs against double tracking activists are FIRs against people of Goa’, is the cry from South Goa’s villages

Outpouring of solidarity with sons of the spoil, anti-double tracking ‘Bravehearts’ facing police action based on what locals say are ‘trumped up charges’

Old Goa bungalow: After months of protesting fails, activists now seek action from ASI, PMO

In their memorandum to the ASI Director General, Goan activists called for departmental reform, and for all protected heritage sites to be marked on Regional Plans to prevent such illegal constructions in the future

Right-of-way for pedestrians? Not in Margao, where zebra-crossings are parking spaces

Western Bypass: PWD claims wide culverts will help allay monsoon flooding in Benaulim

With Lohia Maidan revamp unfinished, freedom fighter’s 113rd anniversary sees subdued celebrations

Budget 2023-24 will be all inclusive: CM

Says will focus on ensuring State and Central govt schemes reach to the last mile; Adarsh Krishi Sahakari Sanstha, TTAG, GCCI, GSIA give their recommendations

NGT asks GCZMA to hear complainants plea

Applicants pray for deletion of land from draft GCZMA

Hearing on land grabbing complaint against Mandrem MLA to continue on March 27

Bardez taluka to receive restricted water supply till Saturday

PWD Junior Engineer injured during supervision

Mormugao council urged to remove illegal chicken, mutton stalls

Anjuna residents seek ‘fair investigation’ and ‘justice for both parties’

Entry of heavy vehicles into Panjim restricted from 7 am to 7 pm

Father arrested for raping his minor daughter

Balrath employees strike called off

Citizens scrambling to complete PAN-Aadhar link cry foul about steep fine, want deadline extended

CCP mayor, dy elections on March 30

Footpath adjoining heritage building at Sao Tome ‘encroached’ to install a generator set

Encroachment on footpath is causing great inconvenience to the public, particularly senior citizens, says political activist Cecille Rodrigues


Saligao United edge past St Anthony, enter semis

GVM’s GGPR College, Govt College Khandola register wins

FC Goa lucky to hold Calangute Association

GFA announce squad for women’s national football championship

Dicarpale in quarters

Fr Agnel HSS’ funathon held

Sandhya, Sangeetha; Ashutosh, Naveed triumph


Encapsulating history of Goa’s generations and eras in a book

After 35 years of intense research, veteran historian and academecian Dr Celsa Pinto has come out with a book titled ‘Concise History of Goa’, which chronicles the pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial periods of the coastal State in one volume, which is not only informative, but also easy to comprehend. The author has taken painstaking efforts to fit in such a vast span of time within merely 367 pages, without diluting the facts

Hits and misses at Kala Academy 48th Tiatr ‘A’ group competition

The Kala Academy 48th Tiatr ‘A’ group competition 2022-2023 witnessed a mixed bag of ideas and creations. The audience enjoyed the tiatrs while also noticed some elements which were amiss during the staging of the 15 tiatrs


Road Accidents: Can we do something?


Supreme Court pitches for transparency

People Edit

Need for efficient management of State’s finances


Letters to the editor ( 24 March 2023)


Herald TV News @ 3_24 March 2023

Muddy business: What’s happening at below Atal Setu?

HERALD - HERALD TV IMPACT: Generator installed on footpath, removed

Have party politicians abandoned the fight against double tracking and coal?

Patto bridge railing broken & rusted; Authorities get it painted instead of repairs

Old Goa bungalow: After months of protesting fails, activists now seek action from ASI, PMO

Budget 2023-24 will be all inclusive: CM

Will the recent amendment to the Goa Panchayat Raj Act boost illegal constructions in Goa?

Viral video recommends emptying the Velsao pond so that RVNL can do double tracking work

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Politicians abandoned the fight against double tracking & coal?

Patto bridge railing broken,rusted. Authorities painted it instead of repairs

Emptying the Velsao pond an excuse for double tracking work


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