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SC dismisses plea against Cidade, upholds Digambar’s ordinance

The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition by Goa Foundation, challenging ordinance passed by erstwhile Digambar Kamat government, amending 122-year old Land Acquisition Act, claiming that it was brought to save Cidade de Goa hotel. ... READ

RSS seeks review of quota policy; will political class follow suit?

Reservation has always been a politically hypersensitive issue in India with few daring to burn their fingers in this volatile matter. READ

Pollution Control chairman Noronha becomes new GPSC chairman

Jose Manuel Noronha will be the new chairman of the Goa Public Service Commission. READ

Centre examining separate IAS, IPS cadre for Goa

A proposal to create separate cadre of all India services--IAS, IPS and IFoS-- for Goa is under examination of the government, Rajya Sabha was informed today. READ

Hawaldar Goa’s first officer to take over as Finance Secretary

D A Hawaldar becomes the first Goa Civil Service officer to take over as the Finance Secretary, one of the top level posts in the state bureaucracy. READ

Goa Guv again leaves her speech half-read in the Assembly

Governor Mridula Sinha once again left most of her address unread on the first day of the Assembly of New Year today. READ

Modi salutes Goa’s freedom fighters on Liberation Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday admired the “courage” and “bravery” of the freedom fighters of Goa on the state’s 54th Liberation Day. READ

‘Little Police’ to manage Goa’s school traffic from 2016

The New Year 2016 will see around 1200 school students managing Goa’s traffic in the towns, as Little Traffic Police, especially during school hours. READ

25 Dec is a holiday, not Good Governance Day in Goa

Goa government has clarified that 25 December would be a holiday and government employees would have four-day holiday, during Christmas. READ

Lawyers surprised with sudden move to shift Panaji courts

In a startling move, the North Goa court authorities have decided to shift all the four civil and criminal courts to a rented building at Patto, overnight. READ