Saturday 31 July 2021

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed

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कोणें दवल्लें गोंय राखून?

WHO RETAINED GOA?

Can "We" Fight Covid?

"आमी" झगडपाक शकत

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

After playing havoc for the last nine da

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

As predicted, unfortunately, the month o

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

423 deaths due to Covid19 in mere 32 day

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

He was the Pride of Goa and the finest f

 

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

Can "We" Fight Covid?

"आमी" झगडपाक शकतात कोविडाकडेन?... READ

IIT SCRAPPED, IS THE ISSUE SOLVED?

आयआयटी रद्द करून प्रस्न सुटलो?... READ

Politics

SC raps Goa Govt, scraps 5 civic polls, delivers nationwide verdict on SEC

It was a court case regarding uneven reservation of wards in the civic polls of Goa. Going to the root cause of it, the Supreme Court has delivered a historic judgement for the whole country - no government officer can hold the constitutional post of the State Election Commissioner. All should step down immediately. ... READ

Will disqualification petition in SC affect BJP; benefit Congress? (By Sandesh Prabhudesai)

Will the Supreme Court admitting disqualification petition against 10 MLAs, who quit the Congress and joined the BJP, have any impact on the existing all-powerful BJP government of Goa? And will these MLAs, including three ministers, lose their status?... READ

Goa Forward embraces Shivsena for Earthquake, forming Front to topple BJP Govt in Goa

In a dramatic development, Goa Forward has joined hands with Shivsena to topple the BJP government of Goa, on the lines of Maharashtra, by extending the Maha Vikas Aghadi to the tourist state. ... 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

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

Why is the Goa Govt treating Konkani Cinema as ‘Kaajro’; a bitter tree?

Do you know how the Goa government treats the local Konkani or Marathi cinema, which wins the prestigious National Award instituted by the Government of India? Make them desperate and completely frustrated for their rightful government funding, so that Goan filmmakers don’t dare to produce another quality film. ... READ