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Goa CM on ‘sick leave’ in South Goa?

He only makes appearances at parties and private functions, unlike his predecessor Manohar Parrikar, who would come to make big announcements. “Right now, this chief minister is the master of chaos; he’s ruling over chaos. His herd is running in all directions, throwing communal jibes, inciting violence and in the midst of that, he’s trying […]

BJP-MGP alliance to remain intact in Goa

The much-touted overnight ‘Chintan Baithak’, the contemplation meeting of the legislators of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ended on Tuesday, with the party deciding to continue its alliance with the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) discarding the reservations expressed by a couple of legislators over the functioning of Minister for Public Works Department and Transport Ramakrishna […]

Panaji Goa Byelection on February 13, 2015 and counting on February 16,2015

The date of the byelection for the Panaji assembly constituency has been fixed for February 13 by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Counting of votes will be done on February 16. An ECI press release states that the last date for filing of nominations is January 27. Scrutiny of nominations will be done on […]

Digitisation of ration cards in Goa suffers a setback

The process to begin digitisation of ration cards under targeted public distribution system has suffered a setback due to delay in getting financial and administrative approvals. The civil supplies department has submitted a file to the government for its approval to implement the NFSA Act and to begin the process of digitisation of ration cards. […]

Goa Chief Minister invite NRI to invest in Infrastructure Projects

Inviting the Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to Goa, describing it as a state on the move, so as to invest in the region handsomely, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday speaking at the 13th edition of ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Divas’ said that his government has identified thrust areas for encouraging investment proposals in Goa, which include knowledge-based […]