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Judge BP Deshpande of the Special Court under the Prevention of Corruption Act today questioned the Crime Branch for the over two year delay to obtain sanction to prosecute the accused in the Serula Communidade cheating and land grab case filed by Adv. Aires Rodrigues against Goa’s Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar. Directing the Crime Branch to submit to the Court all the correspondence with the government pertaining to the obtaining of the sanction, Judge Deshpande adjourned the matter to July 12th for further directions. SP of Crime Branch Karthik Kashyap in his affidavit to the CourtRead More
The Bicholim Block Level Enforcement Squad for Cotpa under the guidance of Joint Mamlatdar, Bicholim has recently conducted raids at Ona, Maulingem, Kudchirem and Vathadev Sarvan, Mayem, Sanquelim in Bicholim Taluka. Eleven offenders were booked and fine of Rs. 3200 was imposed on them. Instructions were given to shop keepers to display board of “No Smoking” as per specification given in COTPA Act.Read More

Posted On June 30, 2016By Akshay LadIn Local, People, Top Stories


The District Magistrate, South Goa Margao, in public  interest has notified the Six Hump Type “Speed Breaker” and  “10 Number of  Thick Stripes of thermoplastic luminous paint” and traffic signages in Margao city. The first one near Devrai Building Aquem on road proceeding towards Pandava Chapel side near Panandikar Housae Aquem, 15 mtrs from the junction in Margao City of Salcete taluka another near Devrai Building Aquem, on road proceeding towards Gogal side near Suhas Angle’s House Aquem, 10 mtrs from the junction in Margao City and third near DevraiRead More
A Division bench of the Bombay High Court at Goa comprising of Justice F.M.Reis and Justice Nutan Sardessai has dismissed Goa State BJP Vice-President Anil Hoble’s second petition challenging the order of the National Green Tribunal directing the demolition of his illegal structures along the Ribandar- Panaji causeway and payment of twenty lakhs as fine.  With the High Court dismissing the petition the decks have now cleared for the Tiswadi Deputy Collector to demolish the illegal structures and recover the fine of Rs twenty lakhs from Anil Hoble.   Anil Hoble represented byRead More
The Directorate of Social Welfare is implementing the scheme to Grant Monthly Financial Assistance to the Persons Engaged in Traditional Occupation/Businesses including Motorcycle Pilots”. Recently the Chief Minister has announced in the Budget, that the Yellow/Black Auto Rickshaw Drivers will be benefited. To create awareness on the above mentioned scheme the Directorate of Social Welfare has organized an awareness Programme on July 3, 2016 at Azad Bhavan, Porvorim Goa, at 3.00 pm where Chief Minister of Goa and  Social Welfare Minister will be briefed about the scheme.   The applicationRead More
The Office of the Commissioner, Labour & Employment, Panaji in collaboration with State Directorate of Craftsmen Training (SDCT), Goa has conducted  orientation program on National Career Service (NCS) at all the government Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) of Goa from June 13 to  June 18, 2016, under the guidance of Labour Commissioner Agnelo Fernandes and Manu Sakunia, Young Professional from Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India.   The program was organised for all the students of ITIs pursuing skill training courses in different trades. The aim of this programRead More
The Government of Goa in the public interest has extended  the validity of the ESMA upto December 27, 2016. The lifeguarding and water safety services on the beaches and the inland water bodies under the aegis of Department of Tourism in the State of Goa were declared as essential services by the Government in public interest in exercise of the powers conferred by Sub- Section (1) of Section 3 of the Goa Essential Services Maintenance Act, 1988 (Goa Act 20 of 1989) prohibiting strike in all the above said units/Read More
Dy. Chief Minister, Shri Francis D’Souza receiving His Holiness the Dalai Lama on his arrival at Goa Airport, Dabolim on June 30, 2016.Read More

Posted On June 30, 2016By Akshay LadIn Local, Politics, Top Stories


‘भाजयुमो’चा गोवा विद्यापीठावर मोर्चा कारे महाविद्यालयातील समस्येवर आंदोलन वीस विद्यार्थ्यांचा प्रवेश रद्द केल्याचं प्रकरण मडगावातील कारे महाविद्यालयानं नियमापेक्षा जास्त विद्यार्थ्यांना प्रवेश दिला होता. त्यातील अतिरिक्त २० विद्यार्थ्यांचा प्रवेश गोवा विद्यापीठानं रद्द केल्यानं भारतीय जनता युवा मोर्चाच्या सदस्यांनी गुरुवारी कुलगुरूंना घेराव घातला. मात्र गोवा विद्यापीठ यावर काहीही करू शकत नाही, असं उत्तर कुलगुरूंनी दिल्यानं आंदोलनकर्ते संतप्त झाले. याविषयी बैठक घेऊन पुढील आंदोलनाची दिशा ठरवण्याचा निर्णय आंदोलकांनी केला.Read More
Arvind Kejriwal Kopel

Posted On June 30, 2016By Akshay LadIn Local, Politics, Top Stories


राजकारण्यांनी सुरू केले टोप्यांचे राजकारण ‘धर्मनिरपेक्ष’ राजकारण्यांच्या मुखवट्यांना आला धार्मिक रंग अल्पसंख्याकांना खुश करण्यासाठी चढाओढ सुरू बहुरूपी राजकारण्यांमुळं गोव्यातील जनतेचं मनोरंजन सत्तेसाठी घेतली जाताहेत धार्मिक सोंगं ‘धर्मनिरपेक्ष लोकशाही’साठी गळा काढणारे राजकारणी निवडणूक जवळ येताचं धार्मिकतेचं मुखवटे रंगवू लागता, ही काही आता लपून राहिलेली गोष्ट नाही. तोच प्रकार गेल्या आठवड्यापासून गोव्यात सुरू झालाय. गोव्याचे राजकारणी तर यात तरबेज होतेचं, पण यात आम आदमी पक्षाचे सर्वेसर्वा तथा दिल्लीचे मुख्यमंत्री अरविंद केजरीवाल यांनी गोव्याच्या राजकारण्यांवर मात केलीये. फेब्रुवारी २०१७ या महिन्यात गोव्याच्या विधानसभेसाठी निवडणूक होणाराहे. या निवडणुकीत बहुमत मिळवण्यासाठी सत्तातूर राजकारणी काय सोंगंRead More