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Full Goa Assembly had crossed over in 1980!

Hell broke on social media when 10 more

Congress won South Goa, but BJP gained!

Even BJP camp had surrendered to the fac

Do Goan voters follow the Parties & Leaders?

“I am a voter from Mandrem constituenc

Not ‘sacred’, a ‘secret’ vote will dominate

Normally it is silent vote that decides

Babu & Pavaskar merge MGP group into BJP! Why?

Finally it happened. MGP Minister Babu A

Shocking: Kala Academy ‘purified’ after Parrikar’s funeral Darshan

In a shocking incident, Goa Kala Academy

 

Society

Multifaceted Vishnu Wagh no more

Multifaceted personality Vishnu Surya Wagh expired in Cape Town of South Africa, after a prolonged illness since August 2016. ... READ

Goa police arrest Kenneth for FB post that Parrikar is dead

Kenneth Silveira, a young hotelier of Vasco, has been arrested by Goa police for putting a Facebook post that Goa’s Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has died. ... READ

Why Goa Assembly’s media guidelines sound to be a cruel Joke!

The media is enraged over the guidelines issued by Goa Legislative Secretariat to the media persons for accreditation to cover the Assembly sessions. It has been termed as undemocratic, discriminative as well as onslaught on the Freedom of the Press. ... READ

Issues

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

Bill for single water dispute tribunal introduced, powers to Centre for amicable settlement

The Mhadei water sharing dispute, which has reached near completion, is caught into rough weather as the central government today introduced a bill for a single tribunal for all the inter-state water disputes. ... 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

Sports

ISL sold FC Goa stakes to casino king Mody

New major owner of FC Goa and Casino King Jaydev Mody has confirmed that the proposal to take over the team came from Indian Super League.... READ

Salgaocar, Dempo quit FC Goa after ISL sets aside ban on them

Dattaraj Salgaocar and Shrinivas Dempo, the co-owners of FC Goa and prime promoters of football in Goa, have decided to quit FC Goa after the ban on them was set aside by the Indian Super League today. ... READ

FC Goa retains Spanish midfielder Jofre

FC Goa have retained Spanish midfielder Jofre Mateu Gonsales for the third season of the Hero Indian Super League.... READ

Politics

Full Goa Assembly had crossed over in 1980!

Hell broke on social media when 10 more Congress MLAs formed a separate group of two third and crossed over to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. It reduced original 17-member Congress to mere 5 in the current Assembly elected in 2017. ... READ

Congress won South Goa, but BJP gained!

Even BJP camp had surrendered to the fact that Franciso Sardinha of Congress would win South Goa MP election of 2019. But hardly anybody expected that the margin would be hardly 10,000 votes. ... READ

Do Goan voters follow the Parties & Leaders?

“I am a voter from Mandrem constituency. Today is the election. I enter the polling booth. There are two Electronic Voting Machines in front of me. One for Lok Sabha and another for Mandrem Assembly by-election. On Lok Sabha EVM, I press the button of BJP candidate Shripad Naik. And then I move to the Assembly EVM, either to press the button of Congress candidate Babi Bagkar or independent Jeet Arolkar, not the BJP.”... READ

Economy

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

Shifting all casinos on-shore in 3 years; Goans to be debarred: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has finally spelt out his proposed policy on casinos, a classic U turn, from vehemently opposing any kind of casinos to now shifting the ‘offshore’ gambling on-the-shore. ... READ

Culture

‘Donbass’ bags Golden Peacock, Malayalam film gets 2 awards

‘Donbass’, which Ukrain has officially nominated for Oscars, seized the Golden Peacock at the 49th IFFI concluded here this evening. ... READ

If you feel what you do, it's seen in your eyes, no need to act it out: The secret of silent film 'The Bra'

'The Bra', a silent film made waves in IFFI 2018. Veit Helmer, a German director, was in town to watch the response from Indian spectators. It's a simple tory of a train driver in Ajerbaijan. One day as this train driver is passing through a small town, a woman's bra gets caught in his train and he goes off to find the owner of the bra.... READ

Theatre creates the base; Netflix is bringing cinema closer to TV: Chin Han

“I am excited about Indian scripts. India has a storehouse of talent, with a rich cinematic history. And legendary Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray has been by inspiration.”... READ