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GSM to contest against BJP in State – but will support Modi at Centre

Goa Suraksha Manch has decided to contest Lok Sabha elections as well as the by-polls.But interestingly the GSM says that they will fight against the BJP in Goa and support Narendra Modi as prime minister at the centre.GSM will field Santosh Satarkar from Shiroda and Swaroop Naik from Mandrem.The GSM will announce a candidate for the Mapusa by-polls on 17th …

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Girish, Pratima front runners for Goa Cong Lok Sabha tickets as of now

The election dates for the Lok Sabha are out finally. With the 23 April date barely 45 days away, sources indicate that as of today after the screening committee meeting in Delhi the front runners for the North Goa Lok sabha seats are GPCC president Girish Chodankar and former union minister Ramakant Khalap.In South Goa, the front runner is Mahila …

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Parsekar hits out at BJP leadership

Survey cannot be done sitting in Panaji office, come to Mandrem and do the survey.This is how the Mandrem BJP cadre questioned his high command.They also hit out at Shripad Naik for announcing the name of Dayanand Sopte as BJP candidate for Mandrem by-polls.The BJP party workers had organised Nishtavanth Bhajap Karykarta Melava.

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Replace AG, he favours mining auction in SC, dependents plan morcha

Mining dependents have made a fresh allegation against the BJP government.According to them, Goa’s advocate general is in favour of auction of mines.Therefore they want some other senior lawyer to represent Goa in the Supreme Court.And to demand this, they have a planned a rally in Panaji on 14th of March.

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Cong Lok Sabha shortlist in 5-8 days

The Congress held its PEC meeting to decide on name for the Lok Sabha elections. The short-listing will take place within 5-8 days.There will be 3 names shortlisted for each Lok Sabha constituency, GPCC president Girish Chodankar said. Here’s more. The Lok Sabha elections are just around the corner with the election commission having to complete the election process by …

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Rahul stays in Goa, meets NGOs, activists before leaving on Sat morn

Congress national president Rahul Gandhi met NGOs Goencho Awaz, mining workers, and activists fighting against Coal pollution as well as those protesting against the new CRZ amendments. Here’s the story.Rahul stays in Goa, meets NGOs, activists before leaving on Sat mornRahul was supposed to leave for Karnataka after his meeting with booth level workers at Shyama Prasad Stadium.

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We will start mining, form govt in Goa: Rahul

The Congress party will start sustainable mining in Goa, the Congress national president Rahul Gandhi said on Friday. He also said that Congress will indeed form a government in the state. He attacked the BJP led government on the Rafale deal, accused it of destroying Mining as well as tourism. Here’s more.

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A colony being set up in Comba under pretext of rehabilitation: BJP

BJP has alleged that efforts are underway to set up a colony at Comba, Margao. 11 affected families affected by the Ring Road will be rehabilitated at Comba.But BJP has alleged that instead of just the 11, 93 houses are being built. Spokesperson Sharmad Raiturkar has threatened to block roads in protest with Comba residents as this was, he alleged …

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Women’s Day celebrated all over Goa

The International Women’s Day was celebrated all over Goa.Various programmes empowering women, showing capability of women and skills were organised on the occasion.Women and Child Welfare department also organised a programme titled Garima at Kala Academy in Panjim.

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Carmona questions Eco-Tourism project in a coastal paddy field

Carmona is a beautiful village between Varca and Cavellossim in coastal Salcete.The opposition to mega-projects in Goa started from this village when Raheja wanted to set up a colony of 2500 flats.The same village is now confronted with an eco-tourism project, for which a paddy field of 90,000 sq mts has been taken over. Surprisingly, the local panchayat is not …

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