Category Archives: Goa MPs in Parliament

Standing Committee of Personnel Public Grievances Law And Justice Held in Kolkata on 3rd July 2013

Shantararam Naik M P and Chairman of Standing Committee of Parliament for Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice said that the Standing Committee is examining the provisions of Model Code of Conduct laid down by the Election Commission since it is strictly speaking not a  ‘voluntary Code’ as most of the paras are covered by […]

Congress MP against some RTE rules implemented in Goa schools

 A senior Congress leader from Goa today appealed to the BJP-led state government not to implement certain rules of Right to Education (RTE) Act, which was passed by the UPA government.”Certain things which they (UPA) try to implement, they don’t know the ground reality,” Congress MP Francisco Sardinhatold reporters here. He was objecting to the extra school hours, as […]

Restore Powers of Parliament : Goa MP, Shantaram Naik

Shantaram Naik M P and Chairman of Parliamentary Committee on Personnel,Public Grievances, Law and Justice said that powers of Parliament and of State Legislatures of enacting laws are being gradually taken over by Supreme Court and, therefore, there is urgent need of restoring powers of legislatures in the country and restore their constitutional dignity. Mr […]

Congress MP fumbles on Goa’s beef-eating percentage

Congress Lok Sabha member Francisco Sardinha Monday said 60 percent of Goans eat beef, but later quickly retracted, and insisted that only about 40 percent of the state comprised beef-eaters. Sardinha was speaking to reporters about the government’s failure to tide over a long spell of beef shortage, and commenting about how this posed a […]

Bring in self- sufficiency in vegetables, fruits and milk : Shantaram Naik

Shantaram Naik M.P. said that Goa Government should have a policy to bring in self-sufficiency in vegetables, fruits and milk production in the State as the present State Government cannot be relied upon in the matter of interstate transport matters. Naik under whose hands mechanized tillers under Tribal Sub-Plan were handed over to the agriculturists […]