“We demand that all coal-related infrastructure projects in Goa be stopped…”, demands Goa Congress unit

The Goa unit of Congress on Thursday demanded that all coal-related infrastructure projects in the state to be stopped. Coal is unloaded on the docks of the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) and then transported to the neighbouring state of Karnataka. These coal handling facilities are in the process of being expanded. Congress party spokesperson, Aleixo…

Goa Fisheries Minister claims to be targeted by the drug mafia with sex scandal

vinod palyekar scandal

Goa Fisheries Minister Vinod Palyekar has claimed that he maybe targeted with sex scandal by the drug mafia after taking a strong stance against them. This comes after an activist alleged that a video footage of the minister in a compromised position has surfaced. Lawyer-activist Aires Rodrigues has alleged that a video footage of the…

MGP unhappy with the functioning of BJP-led Goa government

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) President, Deepak Dhavlikar, has informed that some members of his party are upset with the functioning of the BJP-led Goa government. The MGP has three members in the assembly and two of them are holding important portfolios in the Manohar Parrikar cabinet. Dhavlikar has said that MGP will adopt a wait-and-watch…

Goa Forward Party will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, to focus on Goa instead

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The Goa Forward Party (GFP) has decided to not throw it’s hat in the ring for the 2019 Lok Sabha election and instead it has chosen to support a candidate put up by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The party President, Vijai Sardesai, informed reporters of this decision on Saturday citing the fact that the GFP…

Goa Leader of Opposition Chandrakant ‘Babu’ Kavlekar, brother granted anticipatory bail by court

Disproportionate Assets Case chandrakant 'Babu' Kavlekar

Leader of Opposition and Quepem MLA Chandrakant ‘Babu’ Kavlekar and his elder brother Babal were granted anticipatory bail by the court yesterday in a case filed under the states gambling act. The crime branch booked the brothers under relevant sections of the Goa Gambling Act after hundreds of matka (gambling) slips were found at the LoP’s house in…

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