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Setback to hearings on human rights issues

Panjim: Two prominent constitutional rights bodies – State Police Complaints Authority (SPCA) and Goa Human Rights Commission (GHRC) – continue to remain headless leaving several applicants in a dilemma to approach the institutions with their grievances. SPCA and GHRC have been without Chairmen for around 11 months and two years …

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Rs 37 cr worth revamp in store for Farmagudi fort

Ponda: PWD Minister Ramkrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar on Tuesday unveiled the Farmagudi fort renovation/restoration plan on the occasion of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti and informed that the entire fort would be redesigned by spending around Rs 37 crore with an eye on making it appealing for tourists. Elucidating on the project, …

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PWD contract workers protest outside CM’s residence

Panjim: After the government failed to keep its assurances, workers attached to the PWD Labour Supply Society under temporary status, on Wednesday protested outside Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s private residence at Dona Paula. The society has 1,400 labourers as its members working on contract over the last several years for …

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Cannot comment on CM’s ‘utterances’ on mining, says BJP national VP

Panjim: A couple of days after Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told his cabinet colleagues there was no solution on mining coming from the Centre, the BJP National vice-president Vinay Sahastrabuddhe said the Centre is actively looking for a solution to the mining imbroglio. “I am not aware of what Chief …

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Swaying to Cypriot music at Ravindra Bhavan Margao

Ravindra Bhavan Margao in association with banglanatak dot com recently organised a music concert of Cyprus-based band Monsieur Doumani along with the best performances of the 24th edition of Goa Yuva Mahotsav, at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The programme began with an instrumental fusion by students of Ravindra Kelekar Dnyanmandir, Margao. …

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