Friday 20 January 2017

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Govt makes video shoot of Gram Sabhas mandatory

Goa government on Friday approved the amendment to Goa Panchayat Raj Act 1996, allowing the gram sabha meetings to be video recorded for the purpose of documentation. READ

Third State Finance Commission constituted under V K Jha

Goa government has constituted the third State Finance Commission under the chairmanship of V K Jha, retired IAS officer. READ

CCP: Babush:BJP to work as 60:40; Furtado, Lata elected unopposed

Surendra Furtado was elected the Mayor of Corporation of City of Panaji today for the second time with Lata Parekh as the deputy mayor for the first time. READ

BJP also ‘strengthens’ Cong, saying it damaged their prospects too in CCP

Following the Babush line, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is also now blaming the Congress for damaging their prospects in CCP election of Panaji. READ

Did Cong play so strong to reduce Babush tally to 17?

Did the panel of Babush Monseratte really lost many more seats due to the Congress panel or he is making his former party a scapegoat to hide his dwindling popularity? READ

CCP poll defeat not a setback for BJP: CM

Ruling out chances of advancing Assembly polls in Goa, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday said it is for the BJP leadership to decide who should lead the party next time and rejected suggestions that ... READ

Panaji celebrates Women’s Day by electing 50% women corporators

The capital of Goa today celebrated International Women’s Day in a ‘political manner’, by electing 50% women to the City Corporation of Panaji, including five from the general category. READ

Looks to be a win-win, but CCP is actually a lose-lose election for all

It was expected, still unexpected for Babush Monseratte while a sigh of relief for the Bharatiya Janata Party even after losing the most prestigious election of City Corporation of Panaji (CCP). READ

CCP Election 2016 Result Sheet

The detailed results of votes and candidates group-wise and ward-wise of City Corporation of Panaji of the election held on 6 March, and votes counted on 8 March, are given below. Elections are primarily fought between ... READ

CCP: Babush wins but not happy, BJP loses but still cheers

Panel of Babush Monseratte has won the election of City Corporation of Panaji, but he is not happy. And Bharatiya Janata Party has lost it, but still in cheerful mood. READ