Fire breaks out at the Kadamba bus stand in Panaji in the early morning

As per reports a major fire engulfed the Kadamba bus stand in Panaji on Monday morning. Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services had pressed at least 10 to 12 fire tender vehicles to deal with the fire. Transport Director Nikhil Dessai informed reporters that two major sections of the RTO office that dealt with enforcement and registration of vehicles…

No filtered water, no activities or outdoor sports at the ‘Apna Ghar’, highlights a report

apna ghar

Goa State Commission for Protection of Children’s Rights has come out with a report on the state’s only juvenile home. The report highlights a sorry state of affairs at the state-run ‘Apna Ghar’, even the basic amenity of clean drinking water is not available for the children. “Children do not have filtered water. They are drinking tap…

Manohar Parrikar and Vishwajeet Rane sweep the by-polls with a big margin

The two Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates have won the by-polls with a big margin. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has won in Panaji constituency with a margin of over 4,000 votes, while Health Vishwajeet won the Valpoi constituency with a margin of over 10,000 votes. By-poll results: (Panaji) (Valpoi) Victory to boost morale The by-poll…

Goa sees a 75 per cent voter turnout in the assembly by-polls

Assembly by-polls in Goa

The two assembly constituencies of Panaji and Valpoi that went to by-polls in Wednesday witnessed a 75 percent voter turnout. The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP )and the Indian National Congress (INC) have both claimed victory in the two seats. There was a minor altercation in each constituency besides which the poll was peaceful. The polling…

Goa CM falls victim to ‘fake news’, BJP files complaint with the EC

fake news Parrikar

A complaint with the Election Commission (EC) and the Goa police has been registered by the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) against unknown persons in regards to sharing a fake news report quoting Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. The fake news report quotes Parrikar to have allegedly said that he will return to the centre as…

Babush Monserrate joined the Goa Forward Party today

Babush Monserrate joins Goa Forward Party GFP

In a major political development, Babush Monserrate has joined the Goa Forward Party (GFP) today. Monserrate had shown keen interest on fighting the Panaji by-poll against Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on a Congress ticket. GFP leader Vijay Sardesai stated Babush’s entry will strengthen the party in North Goa and also stabilise the Manohar Parrikar-led government…

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