GOA: TWO KIDS SUE CCP FOR ENCROACHING THEIR PARK IN PANAJI

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  • January 22, 2018
  • 9:15 pm

Panaji (Goa) Two Panaji resident children have approached Bombay High Court at Goa to prosecute the local civic body of a contempt after it failed to action the illegal kiosks in the children park.

Petitioners Advait Mudras, 11, and Deona Pereira, 08, have filed Public Interest Litigation (PIL) before the high court claiming that Corporation of City of Panaji can be sued for contempt of court for violating the order.

The High court through its order in the year 2008 had directed that “if any gaddas/handcarts are encroaching on the public roads, streets or footpaths, the…

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GOA: HILL CUTTING HALTED IN SALIGAO

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  • January 20, 2018
  • 3:44 pm

Panaji (Goa)

 Hill cutting in a remote area of Saligao village, which was undertaken in an alleged violation of the Town and Country Planning (TCP) Act, 1974, has been halted by the North Goa flying squad.

The order was issued by deputy collector, incharge of North Goa flying squad, following complaints about illegal excavation on the slope of a hill near Western Club, Saligao, on the southern side of the Porvorim-Calangute road.

The deputy collector, in the notice issued, has asked the persons concerned to explain as to why action should not be taken for restoration of the land, within three days…

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LOCAL ARRESTED WITH RS 20 LAKH TOBACCO PRODUCTS 

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  • January 19, 2018
  • 7:07 pm

Ponda  (Goa): One Ravindra Sudhakar Matker,  resident of Bethora has been arrested for allegedly illegally storing  stacks tobacco products at his residence like.  The amount of the contraband substance is valued at a whopping Rs 20.16 lakh. 
 
“Accused Ravindra was caught red handed while having stored contraband/banned tobacco products worth Rs 20,19,600 at his residence. The products were for the purpose of selling/distribution to his customers and we have seized it for investigation propose,” SP Crime Branch Kartik  Kashyap said. 
 
The sleuths have registered an offense under section 87 F of Goa Public Health Amended Act…

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ATTEMPTED TO MURDER GANGSTERSARE ALSO INVOLVED IN ATM SKIMMING CASES IN GOA AND DELHI: GOA POLICE 

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  • 5:58 am

Calangute/Panaji (Goa) : The three Delhi youths arrested in Goa for attempting to kill nakabandi constables back in their native, have today been booked for ATM skimming at two police stations in Calangute and Panaji.
 
 
Separate First Information Reports (FIRs) were registered based on complaints lodged by Lekhraj Mashelkar, legal advisor of Hitachi services. 
 
 
In Calangute, he alleged that one Yes Bank ATM machine at Porbowado, Calangute has been fixed with a skimmer. Accordingly, police examined the CCTV footage and to their surprise found that that they were the same gangsters who were arrested 

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GOA: EX-CM, MINING BARON CHARGE SHEETED IN ILLEGAL CONDONATION 

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  • January 18, 2018
  • 10:06 pm

 

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Margao  (Goa)
 
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) today charge sheeted ex-Chief Minister and sitting Congress legislator Digambar Kamat, mining baron Prafulla Hede and another person in the illegal condonation at Collem mines. 
 
The 1,547-page charge sheet was filed before the District & Sessions Court at Margao. The case saw many twists and turns with the accused even moving for anticipatory bail, which was also granted by the local court.  
 
The FIR registered on September 19, 2014 was based on a complaint by Mines Director Prasana Acharya, ‘mining operations were carried out in…

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GOA: THREE FROM SURAT, GUJARAT ARRESTED FOR ASSAULTING TAXI DRIVER

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  • 3:50 pm

Panaji (Goa)  

Goa Police arrested three persons including a minor boy from Surat, Gujarat for assaulting a taxi driver at Saligao.   

Police stated at all the three had hired a taxi to visit various places in Goa, but had refused to pay the fare which triggered the assault.

Saligao Police Inspector Santosh Desai said that accused Sarvesh Singh, Bhavesh Vyas and a minor boy assaulted taxi driver Vinod Kudnekar with a knife on his neck when he was driving the vehicle.

As per the complaint filed with police, trio had hired…

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GOA: IN A FILMY CHASE, THREE DELHI BOYS ARRESTED IN GOA

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  • 3:25 pm

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Porvorim (Goa)

It was nothing less than sequence from a movie when three young men who had escaped from Delhi to Goa after opening fire at constables, were caught partying in the tourist popular state. The Goa Police chased the youths in Calangute without wasting a minute after getting a tip-off from its counterparts in Delhi.
An ATM swipe of Rs 7,000 at a wine store in Umtavado in Calangute was a major lead for the Delhi cops who alerted the North district. A successful trap was laid wherein the Calangute police in civil clothes patiently waited…

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GOA: SC DECLINES RELIEF TO MAUVIN GODINHO IN POWER SCAM CASE

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  • 10:27 am

PANAJI (GOA)

A bench of the Supreme Court comprising of Justice N.V.Ramana and Justice S. Abdul  Nazeer today declined to give any relief to former Power Minister Mauvin Godinho in the infamous Power Scam case. Mauvin Godinho is currently the Panchayat Minister in the Manohar Parrikar led government. The Supreme Court today told Mauvin Godinho that he should argue his defence before the Special Court under the Prevention of Corruption Act in Goa.

Mauvin Godinho today withdrew the Special Leave Petition which he had filed in 2007 and had been pending in the Supreme Court for a decade. Mauvin Godinho had…

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GOA: EX-CM, MINE OWNER TO BE CHARGE SHEETED IN ILLEGAL CONDONATION

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  • January 17, 2018
  • 5:04 pm

 

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Ribandar (Goa)

Two days after the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing a bunch of mining-related scams filed a closure report into a bribery case against politician father-son, the sleuths are likely to file charge sheet in another case of illegal condonation against business tycoon Prafulla Hede and former chief minister Digambar Kamat. The charge sheet is expected to be filed before the Special Court, Panaji on Thursday.

As per details FIR registered on September 19, 2014 based on a complaint by Mines Director Prasana Acharya, ‘mining operations were carried out in TC (title of concession) no…

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GOA: FAKE PUC CERTIFICATES SCAM EXPOSES MAJOR NEXUS 

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  • 5:00 pm

 
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Panaji (Goa) 
 
The State Transport Department exposed a major fake PUC Certificates racket that has brought under scanner over 100 vehicle owners besides the prime accused, who is on the run. The accused were trapped in a well-planned operation by a team of Transport officials who sent their official vehicle to obtain the PUC Certificate. 
A complaint filed by Deputy Director (Transport) Prakash Azavedo stated that the Proprietor of M/s West Coast Garage and Industries, located near Old Bus Stand in the capital, issued forged PUC certificate to vehicle GA-03-G-1234 which was used by the advisory committee for PUC surprise…

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