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Mahila chief courts arrest in sub registrar protest

Fatorda police arrested state Mahila chief Pratima Coutinho and 6 other Congress workers for allegedly obstructing work at Salcete sub-registrar.The Congress workers were protesting the delay that people had to face to get any document including Birth certificates.The delays could be as long as 3 -4 month. Sub-registrar says that he can’t do anything as he that staff he has …

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Parrikar back to US, Shripad & other local leaders contradict each other on ‘alternate arrangement’

Goa suddenly has become a hotbed of major political developments with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar being shifted back to USA from Mumbai for medical treatment.While BJP’s core committee was summoned to Mumbai by Parrikar, Ayush Minister Shripad Naik confirmed that they would also meet party leaders in Delhi to make alternate arrangements.

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Potholes: PWD taking an easy way out?

That potholes are an issue all over the state as of today.But is the PWD doing a half-hearted, half-baked job on filling up the potholes due to peoples pressure translated to MLAs phone calls? Locals have raised serious concern over the huge pothole on Paroda’s MD road.

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‘Mock drill not enough, where’s disaster management team’?

Vasco is a sensitive zone with oil companies and presence of ammonia tanks in the town.Now, MMC Deputy Collector Mahadev the expressed his disappointment with PWD over a faulty mock-drill exercise. While Ex- MMC Chairperson said mock drills are futile during actual crisis citing an example of the day when ammonia tanker overturned in Chicalim last year.

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AAP alleges govt, oppn colluding to block action on formalin in fish

Aam Admi Party on Tuesday alleged a conspiracy and collusion between the government and opposition in the ongoing formalin controversy.A formal petition too has been filed in the court on Monday on the issue.AAP convenor Elvis Gomes said that sections of the FDA report on formalin in fish tested on 12 July showed that officials were brought under intense pressure …

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Mapusa Urban directors offer to resign due to RBI embargo, appeal not to panic

All the directors of Mapusa Urban Cooperative Bank have offered to resign as the Reserve Bank of India has imposed embargo on depositors not to withdraw more than one thousand rupees.But Chairman of the Bank Gurudas Natekar has appealed its depositors and shareholders not to panic and their money is safe with the bank.The ball is now in the courts …

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Kolguntkars target Michael, oppose ODP

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo is on attack in his own constituency. Hundreds of Kolguntkars assembled on the beach on Monday, shouting ‘amka naka ODP’ and ‘amkam naka PDA.’The PDA is headed by the local BJP MLA and he justifies the changes made in the Outline Development Plan. The Social Justice Cell of the Calangute Pastoral Parish Council organized this rally.

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Use water like ‘Amrit’, there’s a shortage: Sudin

The PWD minister wants Goans to use water like ‘Amrit’. He admits that there is a shortage of drinking water in the state.He blames it on 25% of the water being lost and a large number of tourists visiting the state. There have been complaints of lack of potable water to various localities.The government has been promising 24/7 water.

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Congress cries ‘Rafale, a multicrore ‘Scam’, targets Parrikar

The Congress party has questioned the Centre on revised Rafale deal with France in 2015.The Congress crying it a scam specifically targeted then Defence Minister and current Goa’s Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who the Congress claims was caught off-guard with PM’s sudden changes in existing deal stuck by the previous UPA government in 2012

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