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Margao police file FIR against Rajeev, calling him ‘Portuguese’

Margao police today filed FIR against special public prosecutor Adv Rajeev Gomes, alleging that he is a Portuguese national. READ

Now Aires calls Rajeev a ‘Portuguese’, Calvert urges CM for CB probe

The WhatsApp war between two lawyers – Aires Rodrigues and Rajeev Gomes – is getting heated up with a fresh allegation of Aires calling Rajeev a Portuguese national. READ

Old Goa police file FIR against Aires, will summon him in next 2 days

Old Goa police today registered First Information Report against whistle-blower lawyer Aires Rodrigues for contesting municipal election and filing affidavits as Indian national in spite of allegedly being a Portuguese citizen. READ

Aires also a Portuguese national, alleges Calvert; Aires denies

Is Aires Rodrigues also a Portuguese national? Yes, alleges Salcete-based Tiatrist and Colva panch Calvert Gonsalves by producing several documents as evidence. READ

RSS joins MGP, demanding public apology from Portugal’s ‘Goan’ PM

Following the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has now demanded that ‘Goan-origin’ Prime Minister of Portugal should publicly apologise for its colonial rule over Goa. READ

'Goa retains memories that aren't visible in today's Portugal'

On Altinho hill in Panaji, Goa, not far from the chief minister's and archbishop's mansions, stands an imposing Indo-Portuguese bungalow freshly painted a vivid yellow and white. READ

Goa plans to felicitate PM Costa, but MGP wants apology from Portugal

Goa government is planning to felicitate Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, being a Goan by origin, though the MGP, its alliance partner, feels he should first apologise for the historical colonisation of the state. READ

Keith initiates Indo-British 'Wembley' in Goa next year

One of the events proposed for the India-Britain Year of Culture 2017 is a Wembley-style event in Goa, with Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and David Cameron addressing an audience in the stadium at Dona Paula ... READ

Keith Vaz to press for weekly UK visa facility in Goa

Unhappy with the UK visa facility's sporadic functioning in Goa, British MP of Goan-origin Keith Vaz has said that he will work towards making it a weekly service. READ

Yes, I’m a Portuguese national, nothing shameful about it: Remo

Pop singer Remo Fernandes has said he is no more an Indian national, but a Portuguese, with an OCI card. READ