Friday 20 May 2022

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SAIBA BHOGOS: Standpoint on St Francis Xavier v/s Parashuram controversy

‘Goa Files’ Exposed!!!

After 50, Marathi honours Konkani as the Chief Guest at All India Sahitya Sammelan

22 Aprill 2022 would be a historic day f

Kejri’s ‘Bhandari’ bubble bursts, community votes beyond caste across Goa

For the first time in Goa’s political

Deficit budget presented, but no taxes! Each Goan has a Rs 1.46 lakh loan!!

Within two days of getting sworn in for

Did RG damage only the Congress & its bastions in the Old Conquests?

Mere 10 per cent votes polled by the you

The Kings of their Empires are back, but as ‘injured soldiers’

The recently concluded highly unpredicta

 

Society

Covid deaths appear declining, but working people still on the road

After playing havoc for the last nine days, Covid19 death rate appears to be declining. The picture however would be clear only tomorrow when the GMC bulletin reports deaths of the second half of the day.... READ

Around 50 die every day, 246 Covid deaths in 5 days

As predicted, unfortunately, the month of May is becoming scarier day by day. With an average of around 50 per day, a total 246 Covid deaths have been reported in the last five days against 346 deaths reported in the whole month of April.... READ

Covid19: 98% recovering but Bardez exploding; May getting scary…

423 deaths due to Covid19 in mere 32 days is, no doubt, quite scary. In fact the number of Covid deaths has shot up in the first two days of May; 78 deaths till the afternoon of 2nd May. But, in reality, it is not as scary as it sounds, except Bardez taluka, which has now become the hub of the pandemic. ... READ

Issues

Will anti-CAA rally of Church change political equations in Goa?

The ruling BJP of Goa was least shaken up with anti-CAA & NRC rallies also being held in Goa under different banners, but not until the Goa Church entered the nationwide movement. Completing the circle, the huge rally held in Madgao today brought together the Christians, Muslims and the liberal Hindus on one platform. ... READ

Will bring BJP CMs on board to resolve Mhadei row: Yeddyurappa

State president of BJP B S Yeddyurappa has taken the responsibility of bringing BJP chief Ministers of Goa and Maharashtra together to resolve the decades-old Mahadayi row. ... READ

Properties of Digambar and Churchill attached in Louis Berger scam

The central government’s Enforcement Directorate has moved into action, attaching properties of former Congress CM Digambar Kamat and former minister Churchill Alemao in the Louis Berger bribery case. ... READ

Infrastructure

Frustrated Goan’s petition to bring Ola, Uber into Goa goes viral

A rather fervid online petition by a Goan citizen on Change.org has gained stupendous traction since it was uploaded two days ago.... READ

Travel Goa to Mumbai in 6 hours, by 2018

Goa to Mumbai by road would be hardly six hours, by 2018. ... READ

GMR to build Mopa airport, first phase by 2020, 4.4 M traffic

Bengaluru-based GMR Airports Ltd has been selected to construct Goas new Mopa airport in four phases at the total cost of Rs 4500 crore. ... READ

Video

SAIBA BHOGOS: Standpoint on St Francis Xavier v/s Parashuram controversy

‘Goa Files’ Exposed!!!... READ

Can "We" Fight Covid?

"आमी" झगडपाक शकतात कोविडाकडेन?... READ

Politics

Kejri’s ‘Bhandari’ bubble bursts, community votes beyond caste across Goa

For the first time in Goa’s political history, Delhi-based Aam Aadmi Party tried to play caste-card publicly by trying to woo the Bhandari community, the largest one among all. But Arvind Kejriwal’s political strategy to project even ‘Bhandari Chief Minister’ failed miserably. Even the nine candidates the party fielded could not attract community votes and not a single candidate, including the CM-candidate Amit Palekar, could win the Assembly election 2022. ... READ

Did RG damage only the Congress & its bastions in the Old Conquests?

Mere 10 per cent votes polled by the youngest party like Revolutionary Goans has created a scare among all the political parties in Goa. The Congress is in fact using the RG as its ‘defence’, claiming that they lost because of the regional outfit. It is also alleged that the BJP countered the strong anti-incumbency by hatching a ‘secret plot’ with the RG in order to split the votes. Is it so?... READ

The Kings of their Empires are back, but as ‘injured soldiers’

The recently concluded highly unpredictable Goa election has sent 17 MLAs back to the Assembly, in spite of a statewide wave of electing fresh faces this time. But it was not a cakewalk for them, may it be the chief minister, former ministers or the legislators. And it was across the party lines, but maximum belonged to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. ... READ

Economy

Deficit budget presented, but no taxes! Each Goan has a Rs 1.46 lakh loan!!

Within two days of getting sworn in for the second consecutive term, Bharatiya Janata Party chief minister Dr Pramod Sawant presented the annual budget today, without levying any additional taxes. He said he would raise additional revenue through reforms and rationalisation of taxes.... READ

SC again stops Goa mining from 16 March, orders fresh ECs & recover dues

Within six years, the mining industry of Goa has received a second blow of closure. The Supreme Court has cancelled all the 88 mining leases of Goa.... READ

NGT orders 25 miners to appear before MoEF, face closure threat

The National Green Tribunal had directed 25 mining leaseholders of Goa to appear before the Ministry of Environment and Forests on 7th September, in connection with the alleged invalid environment clearance they are holding. ... READ

Culture

After 50, Marathi honours Konkani as the Chief Guest at All India Sahitya Sammelan

22 Aprill 2022 would be a historic day for Goa and Maharashtra. Jnanpith recipient Damodar Mauzo, a Konkani writer, would grace the 95th All India Marathi Literary Meet (अखिल भारतीय मराठी साहित्य संमेलन) as the Chief Guest at the inaugural ceremony at Udgir in Latur district of Maharashtra.... READ

Goa’s Pride, India’s best film editor, Waman Bhonsle, no more

He was the Pride of Goa and the finest film editor of India, a recipient of the first ever National Film Award instituted by Government of India in 1978. Waman Bhonsle, from Pomburpa in Bardez, expired today early this morning at 89. ... READ

“आमी बदल्ले, तुमी केन्ना बदलतले?” ‘काजरो’तल्या गांवकारांचो रोखठोक प्रस्न

द गोवन स्टुडियो हे संस्थेन निर्मिल्ल्या काजरो ह्या कोंकणी सिनेमाक अंदूं प्रतिश्ठेचो राष्ट्रीय सिनेमा पुरस्कार फावो जालो. हो सिनेमा ज्या गांवांचेर आदारिल्लो आसा त्या सत्तरी गांवांतल्या सावड्डें गांवच्या गांवकारांनी समेस्त गोंयकारांक आनी मनीसजातीकच एक रोखठोक प्रस्न विचाल्ला. ... READ