SIDDHARTH QUITS FOR THE SAKE OF PARRIKAR
Porvorim (Goa): BJP legislator Siddharth Kuncalienkar on Wednesday resigned as MLA, sending Panaji constituency into a by-election. Kuncalienkar who was elected twice from Panaji constituency resigned before Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Pramod Sawant at Secretariate at 12.12 p.m. The move aims at making way for Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to get elected to the State Legislative Assembly. Parrikar who was…READ more..
Disqualification peition against vishwajit rane this week, congress
Panaji (Goa): The congress legislative party leader chandrakant kavalekar said that the disqualification peition against its rebeĺlion and BJP minister vishwajeet Rane would be filed this week. “The peition is ready and we are going to file it this week before the Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly Pramod sawant,” kavalekar told media persons. He said that total three disqualification peition would…READ more..
PANCHAYAT CODE OF CONDUCT FROM MAY 15
Panaji (Goa): The model code of conduct for the panchayat elections is likely to come into force from May 15. The elections for 186 panchayats is scheduled to take place on June 11. Total 1522 wards will be going for polls. The state government is expected to issue notification announcing…READ more..
LEGISLATORS BANNED FROM HOLDING MEETINGS AT THEIR RESIDENCE OR OFFICE
Porvorim (Goa): Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has banned legislators including Ministers from holding governmental meetings in their personal residential premise or MLA offices from henceforth. Parrikar told House that the legislators can call for the meeting of the government officers either in the Collectorate or in the concern departmental headquarters. The move is been strongly opposed by the Congress party, who called…READ more..
ENTRY MANOHAR PARRIKAR, EXIT SIDDHARTH KUNCOLIENKAR IN PANAJI CONSTITUENCY ON WEDNESDAY
Panaji (Goa): Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has finally made up his mind to contest from his traditional Panaji constituency, which means sitting MLA Siddharth Kuncolienkar will have to put down his papers. BJP sources have confirmed that Kuncolienkar will resign tomorrow as MLA paving way for the by-election in Panaji constituency. Parrikar who was given a choice between Curchorem…READ more..
GOA ASSEMBLY PASSES GOA GST BILL ON THE FLOOR
Porvorim (Goa): GOA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY UNANIMOUSLY PASSES GST BILL ON THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE THERE WILL BE INITIAL HICCUPS IN PASSING GST BILL BUT WE WILL OVER COME IT SAYS PARRIKAR GST IS GOING TO BE BOON TO THOSE IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY SAYS PARRIKAR WITH MODI-LED GOVERNMENT IN THE CENTRE GOA WILL NEVER FALL SHORT OF FUNDS SAYS PARRIKAR GOA TO GAIN…READ more..
ANYTIME FROM NOW PARRIKAR WILL ANNOUNCE HIS CHOICE OF CONSTITUENCY TO FIGHT UPCOMING BY-ELECTION
Panaji (Goa): It’s today, when Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will announce from which constituency he is going to contest the by-polls. Parrikar, who resigned as Union Defence Minister on March 13 to take over as Goa’s Chief Minister, post assembly elections, has to get himself elected in next five months to be part of the State Legislative Assembly. “Parrikar will announce the…READ more..
CONGRESS TO SUPPORT GST BILL IN THE HOUSE
Porvorim (Goa): The one-day session of the State Legislative assembly to pass the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bill will be held on Tuesday morning at 11.30 am. As the Union Government setting July 1 target to roll out the unified indirect tax regime just over two months away, the States have to pass the bill for…READ more..
WE WANT MORE RESERVATION FOR SC IN PANCHAYATS: CONGRESS
Panaji (Goa): The Congress party on Monday demanded that the reservation for Schedule Caste for the panchayat elections be given in all 12 talukas and not just in Pernem and Bicholim. Addressing media persons, the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) office bearer Shambhu Bhai Bandekar demanded that35 wards should be reserved for SC covering all talukas. He opposed SC reservation…READ more..
ASSEMBLY SESSION ON TUESDAY, SECTION 144 IMPOSED
Porvorim (Goa): In lieu of a day-long special session of the State Legislative Assembly on the GST Bill scheduled tomorrow, the North District Magistrate has prohibited the assembly and gathering of five or more persons. The advisory also bans taking out or organizing processions, carrying of firearms or weapons, the use of loudspeakers at any public place, street,…READ more..