ACTIVISTS MARCH TO CM’s HOUSE DEMANDING HIS RESIGNATION
DONA PAULA Nearly a hundred protesters, including Congress leaders, under the banner of ‘People’s March For Restoration of Governance’, marched to Goa CM’s private residence in Dona Paula on Tuesday evening. However, the police managed to stop the protesters a few metres away from the CM’s residence. The protesters have asked Parrikar to resign as Chief Minister within two days, failing…READ more..
VELINGKAR ALL SET TO ENTER POLITICAL BATTLEGROUND
PORVORIM Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) founder and former RSS chief Subhash Velingkar on Sunday said that he is prepared to enter active politics. According to sources, it is expected that Velingkar may contest on the GSM ticket in the upcoming Assembly by-polls from Mandrem constituency where he is expected to face BJP’s probable candidate Dayanand Sopte. In a meeting held by Bharat…READ more..
GMPF MEMBERS MEET SPEAKER PRAMOD SAWANT
PANAJI The Goa Mining People’s Front (GMPF), an umbrella organization of mining dependents, has demanded the state government to speed up the process of amending laws so that mining can resume in the state. The GMPF has been demanding that the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Bill, 1957 be amended so that mining restart. Members of GMPF met Goa Assembly Speaker…READ more..
BJP SHOULD TAKE ME SERIOUSLY: PARSEKAR
MANDREM Former state Chief Minister and BJP leader Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday indicated that he might rebel against his party. Parsekar said that the BJP should take him seriously. His statement comes two days after Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Girish Chodankar met him at Mandrem. While BJP is preparing for to field ex-Congress MLAs Sopte and Shirodkar for the by-polls,…READ more..
WILL APPROACH THE COURT TO SEEK HEALTH UPDATE OF CM: CONGRESS
PANAJI The Congress on Friday once again demanded that the state government must prove that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is fit to govern. Congress spokesperson Jitendra Deshprabhu, while addressing a press conference at Congress state headquarters on Friday said that the Opposition party will approach the court to seek directions to the government to release a health bulletin on Parrikar who…READ more..
NO TALKS WITH PARSEKAR UNTIL HE APOLOGISES FOR ABUSING PARRIKAR, SHAH AND ME: VINAY TENDULKAR
PANAJI Goa BJP chief Vinay Tendulkar has said that ex-CM and former Mandrem MLA Laxmikant Parsekar must apologise for abusing CM Parrikar, BJP national president Amit Shah and himself. While talking to reporters on sidelines of a national security-related conference, Tendulkar said that as long as Parsekar does not apologise for using filthy words, there would be no further discussion. “ He…READ more..
BJP HAS NO RIGHT TO MAKE ADMINISTRATION CHAOTIC: YATISH NAIK
PANAJI The Congress today appealed the allies of BJP to abandon the party in the interest of the Goans and said that BJP is in a chaotic state and they have no right to make the administration chaotic. Talking to media Congress spokesperson Yatish Naik said that BJP has become headless and leaderless and there is utter confusion between MLA…READ more..
CONGRESS TO FILE COMPLAINT AGAINST SOPTE ON ‘GOVT JOBS’ STATEMENT
PANAJI Newly inducted BJP leader Dayanand Sopte’s public statement at Mandrem meeting on government jobs is facing allegation from the opposition. Congress has now planned to file a complaint against Sopte and move to Court. Congress has questioned that what procedure has the government followed while giving the jobs. “There is a procedure which government has to follow while giving jobs. Posts…READ more..
JOINED BJP FOR JOBS DEVELOPMENT OF MY CONSTITUENCY: SOPTE
MANDREM Ex-Congressman Dayanand Sopte, who was recently inducted in BJP has said that he took the step of joining BJP for the development of his constituency and to provide employment opportunities to the youth in his constituency. Sopte further said that he was impressed with the cooperation received by CM Parrikar who helped him with various development works in his constituency. “I…READ more..
CONGRESS DISSOLVES SHIRODA, MANDREM BLOCK COMMITTEES
PANAJI The Goa Congress, on Friday, dissolved block committees of Shiroda and Mandrem constituencies after ex MLAs Shirodkar and Sopte switched to BJP. Congress spokesperson Amarnath Panjikar said that the block committees of Shiroda and Mandrem will be dissolved and reconstituted after consulting party officials.READ more..