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MGP threatens to withdraw from Govt over mining, BJP assures solution in 15 days

The struggle to resume mining is turning aggressive. Goa goverrnment’s coalition partner MGP has threatened to withdraw from the government if no solution is found by 15th December.But BJP has assured to resolve the issue in next 15 days, if possible even by taking the all-party delegation to the Prime Minister.

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Barge Owners’s election postponment: court halts financial transactions

The election of Goa Barge Owners Association (GBOA) has been mired in controversy right as the election is being postponed indefinitely.Now one of the association members has approached court.As a result the court has suspended the financial transaction of the association. The elections were planned in August but till now it’s not been held. Last time the election was postponed …

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We should try to preserve our simplicity: Sidharth

Goa is not just a place filled with greenery and trees but it is our Goanness that makes us stand out. We Goans are simple by nature and we should try to preserve this, Vice chairman of Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation Siddharth Kuncolienkar said.Bal Bhavan organised state-level children’s creativity festival, Children’s Day at its premises in Panaji on Wednesday.

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Health Dept issues ‘soft’ order on banning fish import

The orders for banning fish import from outside the state came in force from Tuesday.However, this order says that those that have licenses and complied with the FSSAI Act, rules and regulations and FDA would be allowed to import fish.The health minister Vishwajit Rane had been categorical that there would be a minimum 6 month ban on fish imports.

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Bal Bhavan to have Creativity Fair on Children’s day

Bal Bhavan President Sheetal Naik said that on Children’s day kids were normally honored with Gomant Bal Bhushan awards. But this time Bal Bhavan has planned Children Creativity Fair.However, it is still unclear whether Gomant Bal Bhushan would be given or not. My Ancestors Goa is theme of the creativity fair and 15 various activities will be held, said Naik.

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Mandrem BJP members under pressure: Vinay

Bharatiya Janata Party’s state President Vinay Tendulkar has claimed that members of Mandrem Mandal are presently under pressure.But the party would sort out the differences very soon and get everybody together to work for Dayanand Sopte in the by-election.Around 15 members of BJP Mandrem block had a press conference recently alleging that Tendulkar is misguiding the people by claiming that …

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Mandrem BJP workers say Tendulkar did not speak to them on pol situation, vow to defeat Sopte

The BJP Mandrem block has once again reiterated its stand that it was against the party decision to engineer the defection of Congress MLA Dayanand Sopte into the party.Party workers were quite vocal in saying that in case Sopte was given the ticket they would ensure that he lost.

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Locals still not convinced of govt formalin checking ability

The formalin in fish issue refuses to die down as more and more lacunae in the checking seem to be popping up.The government has decided to crack down on fish coming into the state and banned it.An artificial shortage has been created in the market. Prices of fish have doubled.

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Sattari alvara land belongs to sons of soils not govt, say villagers

Land in Sattari belongs to sons of soil and not to the government and villagers want government to accept this fact.The Sattari Bhumi-Putra Samitee has demanded that government withdraw all fraudulent amendments of land revenue code, and revoke the 10th May notification.

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Fish import ban for 6 months: Vishwajit

The government has banned the import of fish into the state for six months. The ban will be in place till all measures like labs and compliance of fish traders are put into effect.The ban could be extended for another 6 months, the Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Saturday. But this is in case all measures are not in …

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