27 Mar 2023



The Assembly session will begin at 11.30 am and the heavy flow of vehicles is likely to continue on Porvorim-Panjim route at the same time each day; traffic from Porvorim will still be diverted through the old Mandovi bridges

Landmark bill to prevent sale of agri land to ‘outsiders’

Govt to introduce The Goa Restriction on Transfer of Agricultural Land Bill, 2023, which seeks to preserve and protect the land under paddy cultivation

Anyone in power attempting to block this legislation will never get the blessings of Goans ever

The move to protect Goa’s agricultural land must be lauded

WHO IS THE ENEMY? Professor struggles to get his property struck off the ‘enemy property list’ even with High Court’s order

The petitioner had bought the Assagao plot from the son of the woman who died in Pakistan; succeeded in HC quashing the order of the Custodian of Enemy Properties for India; court asked for evidence that the mother of the seller was a Pakistani citizen

Narrow escape for seven Karnataka tourists as car falls in pit full of iron rods at Mollem

Honda talathi’s office computer system down and out for the last eight months!

Tension in Sanguem as two killed in fatal accident

Chari family loses 2 sons within five months; villagers block road, demand ban on heavy vehicles

Colva gram sabha waives of tax on schools, religious institutions

Raia VP passes balanced and inclusive budget

DRAG demands action against Shiroda Panchayat Secy, BDO officials for fraud

Alleges land of PwD grabbed; says officials connived to abet illegal construction

Goan writers lauded for preserving State’s culture

COVID scare in the air again, cases double in Goa

Industry body pins hope on State Budget

While the Union Budget was a ‘please all Budget’ with some concessions for the common man, now, all eyes are set on the State Budget before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections

Assembly session starts today, Budget to be presented on Wed

Activists urge MLAs to take up people’s issues in session

Overcharging for PAN-Aadhaar linking is an offence: CM

Congress protest Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification

Assembly session to expose failed BJP govt: LoP

All is not fair with Mega Job Fair as govt spent Rs 2.61 cr, reveals RTI

Margao Council to discuss door-to-door garbage collection, Sonsoddo action plan

Activist appeals to solve problems of taximen at Mopa


Goa’s raging fires, but not in the Goan belly


OROP delay prolongs agony of ex-servicemen

People Edit

Thieves’ Day


Letters to the editor ( 27 March 2023)

Citizen Herald

Atal Setu closure and its effects

Penalise drivers who park on zebra crossings

‘Lights in darkness’ at Ponda bypass roads

Overgrown ceepers on high tension wires at Sada pose danger

Garbage, construction debris, an eyesore at Dona Paula


Relief to Ponda taxpayers as the Municipality defers the proposed tax hike

Commotion in the House on day one of Budget Session, over alleged late replies to LAQs

Herald TV News @ 3_27 March 2023

Accident reported between a goods carrier and a 4-wheeler at Xeldem-Curchorem; no injuries reported

Before Tourism Dept were touts operating in New & Renewable Energy dept?

Save Democracy Protest by Concerned Citizens

AITUC conducts a peaceful protest at Azad Maidan against the government's failure to resolve issues

Panjim’s sewage pipelines are old and need to be changed;nearly 40 % of them are changed: Monserrate

Now Khaunte talks of touts in Water Sports; says no privatization of water sports

Govt fails to provide us a taxi counter at Mopa Airport: Mopa Taximen furious

Landmark bill to prevent sale of agri land to outsiders, is it too little to late?

As people of Morjim thirst for water a damaged pipeline is causing wastage of water

Herald TV English News Wrap 8pm 26 March 2023

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Mopa taxi issue: Taximen give govt. a 10-day ultimatum

Before Tourism Dept were touts operating in New & Renewable Energy dept?

There will be no privatization of water sports

Panjim’s sewage pipelines old & need to be changed: Monserrate


One man’s trash is another’s treasure: Frazer Andrade’s mission is to preserve every shred of Goan history

Busting menstruation-related stigma & empowering girls

Man of Steel Gilem Dias is Cuncolim’s last surviving blacksmith

Frida and Consav Rodrigues hope to keep stirring their pot of Madachem Godd


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