Monday 02 August 2021

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed

Politics | Governance

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

Seventh Pay Commission to submit report to Centre on 19 Nov

The 7th Pay Commission will submit its report to finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday recommending increase in remuneration of central government employees as well as pensioners. READ

After 2 years, Goa again begins process of appointing Lokayukta

Goa government has finally begun the process of appointing Lokayukta, after keeping the post vacant for almost two years. READ

122 Govt officers illegally availing social schemes

The Goa government has issued show cause notices to 122 officials for illegally availing benefits of social security schemes in the state. READ

Consider coastline vulnerable & gear up: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the Centre was working towards making the country's coastal security system foolproof. READ

High level coastal security meet in Goa tomorrow

With the 26 November Mumbai terror attack still fresh in mind, Union home minister Rajnath Singh will on Monday review the country’s coastal security with 32 lawmakers and top security experts at a high-level meeting ... READ

Ration card no more I-card proof in Goa

Goa government today made it clear that as per the Centre's directive, ration card is no longer to be used as an identity or residence proof for the purpose of government schemes, and no government ... READ

Police suspended for drug dealer nexus reinstated

Goa government today reinstated two senior police officers and five constables who were suspended and arrested for their involvement with narcotics lobby in the state in 2010. READ

NCP demands to make ministers' report card public

Nationalist Congress Party today asked the Laxmikant Parsekar-led BJP government to make public the 'report card' of its ministers, saying not doing so is akin to its admission of failure in governance. READ

Bar & Bench should jointly expedite cases: Bedi

If bench and bar come together, they can deliver speedy justice to people like they expedited the case of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan recently, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said here. READ