Small section of tourists ‘scum of the earth’; Vijai Sardesai

Vijay Sardesai, scum of the earth remark

After facing much flak for terming the domestic tourists visiting Goa as the “scum of the earth”, Goa Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai on Saturday released a video message online clarifying that he was critical of only a section of tourists visiting Goa. The Fatorda MLA stated that he was quoted out of context. “I had not…

Vijai’s Skepticism On RP 2021 and TCP’s Functioning

Goa’s coalition cabinet led by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar have started showing of how this team will likely function in the state for the next five years. Town and Country Planning (TCP) Minister, Vijai Sardesai conveyed his doubt on the capability of fulfilling the promise made by the CM in the budget speech of delivering…

Dr Renuka D’Silva Is GFP’s New Party President

The vacuum that was created by the resignation of former party president of Goa Forward Party (GFP) Prabhakar Timble has now been filled by Porvorim-based dentist, Dr Renuka D’Silva. Replacing the founding member Prabhakar Timble, Dr Renuka D’Silva will now be heading the GFP, the alliance partners of Manohar Parrikar-led government. Timble had tendered his resignation minutes…

Joseph Silva Asks Govt. To Arrest Vijai Sardesai

vijay sardesai river mandovi GFP

On Thursday, president of the Fatorda Block Congress Committee (FBCC), Joseph Silva, called out to the Goa BJP government to send Fatorda’s independent MLA, Vijai Sardesai behind bars. He accused the Fatorda MLA of being guilty for the ‘death’ of transplanted coconut trees near South Goa Planning and Development Authority (SGPDA) wholesale fish market in…

Goa Assmebly Elections 2017: Counting Chickens

Political analysts and citizens, who follow politics in Goa, are beginning to second-guess their predictions of the forthcoming 2017 assembly elections. It is anyone’s ballgame, especially after the surprise result of the Kautilya Survey that has further confused people. Here are the top stories that may directly or indirectly make or break situations for respective parties in…

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