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Recognise regional aspirations or face ire: Vijai to BJP

Margao: Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardessai has advised the Bharatiya Janata Party to honour and recognize the regional aspirations and resume mining activities before the Lok Sabha elections, failing which it will have to face people’s ire. He asserted that it was the Goa Forward Party that popularized …

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Comunidade convention adjourned pending polls

Panjim: The statutory convention of 223 comunidade organized on Sunday, after a gap of almost ten years, had to be adjourned pending elections of managing committees of several of these age-old bodies. The Revenue Department had asked representatives of comunidades in the State, which are headed by three administrators under …

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Shiroda Cong workers opposed to party fielding ‘imported’ candidates

Ponda: Congress workers from Shiroda have opposed fielding imported candidates for the upcoming by-election to Shiroda constituency. The Congress workers were addressing a party Melava at Shiroda on Sunday. Responding to the concerns of the workers, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) President Girish Chodankar said that the party would not …

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Cong claims Constitutional crisis as Assembly sessions curtailed

Panjim: Congress party on Sunday alleged that the BJP-led government in the State has been holding curtailed Assembly sessions to hide the differences within the alliance partners and to avoid the situation of being ousted from power. Addressing media persons, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) spokes-person Adv Rohit Bras D …

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Youth Cong launches Chalo Panchayat Ward Abhiyan

Curchorem: Goa Pradesh Youth Congress launched Chalo Panchayat Ward Abhiyan at the hands of Chief Guest AICC Secretary and Youth Congress In-Charge Krishna Allavaru at Sports Complex hall, Borimoll, Quepem on Sunday. On the occasion, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President (GPCC) Girish Chodankar congratulated AICC President Rahul Gandhi for giving …

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Lobo: continue manual process until online system ‘falls in place’

Panaji: As there has been no relief from error woes of new online system for registration of property documents in sub-registrar offices in the state, Calangute MLA and Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly on Thursday demanded that the government should continue with manual procedure for registration of sale deeds …

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Two senior AAP leaders quit party

Mapusa: In a major setback to the Aam Aadmi Party in Goa, Shraddha Khalap along with her husband Shrinivas Khalap has resigned from the party on Wednesday. Shraddha Khalap was the AAP’s Mapusa candidate during the 2017 elections. Shrinivas Khalap informed that they have resigned due to personal reasons. “We …

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Parsekar stakes claim for BJP ticket from Mandrem

Panjim: In what could upset the BJP plans, former Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has expressed his desire to contest the upcoming by-elections from Mandrem constituency. The ex-CM has asked the party to consider giving him the ticket to contest from his home ground. His statement comes at the time when …

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Congress seeks answers on logistics park

Panjim: Accusing the Central and State government for failing to take the people of Goa into confidence over the proposed Multi-Modal Logistics Park in Panjim, the Congress has demanded a white paper on the project. The Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs (CCEA) had in-principle approved the development of 35 Multi-Modal …

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