BJP candidate Vinay Tendulkar defeats Shantaram Naik and wins the Rajya Sabha seat from Goa

rajya sabha tendulkar

Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Goa unit President Vinay Tendulkar has emerged victorious in the Rajya Sabha election held today. He was contesting against Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) President Shantaram Naik. All 38 MLAs of the assembly voted in the election for the state’s lone seat in the upper house. Tendulkar managed to get 22…

Liquor sale ban on the highway will lead to Goa losing Rs. 7 crore in revenue

liquor

Goa is set to lose Rs. 7 crore in revenue due to the ban on sale of liquor on the highway. The Chief Minister informed while replying to a question during the monsoon assembly session. Data on revenue loss suffered by individual license holder is not available. “the expected loss on non-collection towards renewal of…

Police constable found dead in Porvorim

constable dead Porvorim

The dead body of a young police constable with the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) was found in the premises of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) at Porvorim today. The school usually holds classes for its students on the weekends. The constable has been identified as Kishore Shirodkar. He is a resident of Mortimer in…

Sixth casino vessel grounded on Aguada sandbar

Sixth casino vessel ‘MV Lucky 7’ was grounded on Aguada sandbar today as it attempted to enter River Mandovi Panaji. The vessel was travelling from Mormugao port. A few days ago the owner of the vessel had sought permission to anchor in River Mandovi as a refuge vessel which was granted by the court. “The…

50-year-old man arrested by South Goa police in connection with desecration cases

desecration of religious symbols Goa arrested

The South Goa police have arrested one person in connection with the recent spate of desecration of religious symbols. The alleged accused has been identified as Francisco Pereira (50) from Curchorem. He is a taxi driver by profession. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar rushed to Curchorem police station upon hearing the news. Police sources have said that…

Top