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Goa Nuvem MLA Mickky likely to surrender this week

The absconding Nuvem MLA Francisco (Mickky) Pacheco who was sentenced to go to jail for assaulting an engineer of the state electricity department eight years ago, is likely to surrender this week, sources said. Law caught up with the flamboyant politician from Salcete on March 30 when the Supreme Court dismissed his petition challenging the […]

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 […]

Dona Paula Declaration Released After Two Day Chintan Shibir of Goa PCC

The two day chintan shibir held on 13 and 14 December, 2014 concluded at 5.30 p.m.today. The chintan shibir of the Congress Party held at Goa recognizes the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru, Sardar Patel, Maulana Azad, Babasaheb Ambedkar as the wealth of the party and reiterates that this rich secular, just and inclusive legacy […]