Friday 20 January 2017

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Historic Loliem Gram Sabha over IIT adjourned amidst confusion

The historic Gram Sabha of Loliem-Pollem in Canacona was adjourned today afternoon, postponing the voting over the issue of IIT due to confusion over the number of voters. READ

Goa lifeguards to go on strike once again

Lifeguards, who protect beaches in Goa, have decided to go on an indefinite strike from May 15 to press for their various demands. READ

GF marches to Verna, demand legislation on 80% jobs to locals

Goa Forward has moved into action on the issue of 80% jobs to locals in private sector while demanding legislation on it by 1st May, the International Workers’ Day. READ

What is true? The House Com or Govt’s warning to act against Dhirio?

Will the Bharatiya Janata Party government wrap up the House Committee on Dhirio since it has now issued an order taking action against anybody organising bull fights in Goa? READ

Fr Eremito shouldn’t exploit religion to mobilise people against Mopa: Mickky

Goa Vikas Party leader and Nuvem MLA Mickky Pacheco has blasted Fr Eremito Rebello on the issue of Mopa airport, stating that he should not use religion to mobilise people on the issue while keeping ... READ

Following protests, Govt disallows function on ‘Godse book’ on Martyrs’ Day

The controversial function of releasing a book on Nathuram Godse, the killer of Mahatma Gandhi, has finally been moved out from Ravindra Bhavan in Margao as per the government directives, following public protests by political ... READ

Advani opposes Goa House Com on Dhirio, Manmohan joins him

L K Advani, seniormost national leader of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, has urged the central government to prohibit Goa government from legalising Dhirio. READ

Benjo new head of House Com on Dhirio as SC stays Jallikattu

No matter what the Supreme Court decides, Goa government seems to be determined to take a decision on Dhirio. READ

North Goa lawyers go offensive, decide to attend courts ‘under protest’

North Goa lawyers have decided to go offensive against shifting of four courts of Panaji to a highly-paid rented building at Patto Plaza, by attending the court, but ‘under protest’. READ

Assembly poll compels Jaya to demand ordinance on Jallikattu

It’s silly season again as Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu draw closer and the bull is the centre of attention in the southern state. READ