MICKKY DEMANDS POSTPONEMENT OF PANCHAYAT ELECTIONS
Margao (Goa): Mickky Pacheco, Former Nuvem MLA has demanded the postponement of the Panchayat Elections given the amount of complaints regarding delimitation and reservation process. The former Legislator came up with cases of problems in Delimitation and reservation process by the Government and has demanded that a proper study of the statistical data of the wards be made and only then…READ more..
SANDIP BHANDARE ELECTED GCCI PRESIDENT
Panaji (Goa): Sandip Bhandare has been elected unopposed as the President of Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the term 2017-19. He will succeed Narayan Bandekar, who has been President of the Chamber for the last two terms from 2013 to 2017. Sandip Bhandare joined the Chamber in 1994, and is known for playing an active role in the Chamber’s…READ more..
BABUSH=PANAJI, SATYAVIJAY, ROY=VALPOI = CONGRESS BY POLL CHOICES
Panaji (Goa): Even before the Election Commission of India (ECI) is yet to announce the dates for by-polls in Goa’s two constituencies, the Congress party has shortlisted the candidates in Panaji and Valpoi constituencies. The party also decided that the candidate for Goa Rajya Sabha seat should be decided with a consensus with like minded parties. The election for Rajya Sabha…READ more..
PARRIKAR REVEALED WHY STANDARD OF FOOTBALL IS GOING DOWN, IT IS BECAUSE PEOPLE PLAY CRICKET
Panaji (Goa): Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has claimed that people have forgotten Football and have started playing Cricket, due to which the standard of the Soccer has gone down “Goa has passion for football. What is the reason that we never reached that level of performance?” Parrikar questioned during golden jubilee celebration of nationally famed Dempo Football Club in Panaji. “I…READ more..
PRICES OF COMMODITIES IN GOA TO COME DOWN IN 2-3 MONTHS DUE TO GST, PARRIKAR TELLS LEGISLATORS
Panaji (Goa): While rolling out a detailed program to introduce GST across the state, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar today said that 73 per cent of the traders have already registered under the new tax regime. “Considering the current figures, almost 73 per cent of the traders have already complied with GST registration. We expect that by the end of…READ more..
TRIBAL MINISTER PROMISES IMPLEMENTATION OF FOREST ACT BY DECEMBER
Margao (Goa): The Tribal Welfare Minister Govind Gawade has promised to clear the issues of the Forest Act and implement it by December. The Minister at a meeting held in South Goa told the officials to clear all pending issues of the Forest Rights Act before December and slot it for implementation in the same month. “The problems of the tribals and…READ more..
THE PANCHAYAT ELECTION PROCESS IS RIGGED: GIRISH CHODANKAR
Margao (Goa): Congress in Goa party has accused BJP-led Goa Government of making mockery of democracy during the whole process of conducting Panchayat elections purely to serve its political interest and not of the people. The election for 180-odd panchayat bodies in Goa us scheduled on June 11. “The manipulations done by CM Manohar Parrikar and his…READ more..
SOME LEADERS FROM OTHER PARTIES ARE IN TOUCH WITH US FOR RAJYA SABHA POLL: LUIZINHO FALEIRO
Panaji (Goa) The Congress party has claimed that several leaders from other parties are in touch with them for deciding candidate for upcoming Rajya sabha poll seat in Goa. The party has hinted at consensus candidate to be fielded against BJP. “Congress will take into confidence other parties too. It is the election, it is the numbers finally. Lot of…READ more..
BJP SHORTLISTS SEVEN NAMES FOR RS, DECISION ON SUNDAY
Panaji (Goa): Four former legislators, ex-OSD to chief minister, party State president and a senior party leader are the seven names discussed for the ensuing elections to the lone Rajya Sabha seat. Rajendra Arlekar, who lost the Goa legislative assembly elections held in February; ex-Panaji MLA Siddhart Kunkalienkar, who ‘sacrifised’ his seat for Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar…READ more..
54 NOMINATIONS ON FIRST DAY OF PANCHAYAT POLLS
Panaji (Goa) Not a single nomination was filed from talukas of Dharbandora, Sanguem, Mormugao and Canacona on the first day of the nominations for the panchayat elections to be held on June 11. The four talukas has total 239 wards. The State election commission received total 54 nominations on the first day. Total 31 nominations were received in North Goa that is 13…READ more..