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AICC Secretary Girish Chodankar questions Parrikar, Sardesai’s silence on Sadhvi’s communal speeches


All India Congress Committee Secretary Girish Chodankar has questioned the Golden silence of Manohar Parrikar-led and Vijai Sardesai-participated Goa State government over the hate speeches being delivered in the name of All India Hindu Convention which is currently underway at Ramnathi. The statements provoking communal hatred are made during the ...

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Former Goa CM Digambar Kamat summoned on April 18 by SIT in connection with illegal mining case


Digambar Kamat, former chief minister of Goa, has been summoned for questioning by a Special Investigation Team looking into an illegal mining case that dates back to his tenure as the head of the state, PTI reported on Sunday. The senior Congress leader has been asked to appear before the ...

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Sharad Pawar supports Goa NCP MLA Churchill Alemao, hits out at Congress for failing to form govt


KOCHI: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today lashed out at the Congress for “failing” to form a government in Goa, saying his party MLA voted for the BJP in the trust vote as “action” was missing from the Congress leadership to form a government there. He said it was possible for ...

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GCAF suspects foul play and murder, demands autopsy on Bismarque Dias body should be done outside Goa


10th Nov 15: The Ponda-based social forum Goa Citizens Action Forum or GCAF has demanded that an autopsy or post-mortem on the mortal remains of social activist and former priest Bismarque Dias should be done outside Goa. Spokesperson for the GCAF Adv Rajneesh Shirodkar has questioned the contradictory opinions of ...

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Sting Operation Reveals Two Bureaucrats and Four Ministers got almost Rs 5 crore in one year to go slow on illegal Casino activity


3rd September 2015: Data, documents and other information obtained through an undercover sting operation conducted by three IndiaNewsNetwork.IN reporters in Goa over the last two weeks, shows that about two top Bureaucrats and a minimum of four Goa MLAs and Ministers are on the regular payroll of the Casino lobby ...

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Bombay HC orders Goa Crime Branch to register an FIR in activist-priest Fr Bismarque Dias’ mysterious death, report every 3 months


In a major victory for activists in Goa fighting for Justice for Fr Bismarque Dias – the Catholic priest turned activist who took on the land mafia, the Bombay High Court bench in Panaji on Tuesday directed the Crime Branch of Goa Police to file an FIR in connection with ...

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Rs 2500 ‘gift’ to Congress workers in Valpoi – to ‘support’ Vishwajit Rane and join BJP?


Certain congress workers in Valpoi have alleged that supporters and dalals of Vishwajit Rane were offering Rs 2500 per person or per signature to “support” the former Congress MLA and shift their loyalties to the BJP. According to earlier media reports, Block Congress committee members from Valpoi in North Goa ...

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Congress has strong base in Valpoi, people will teach Vishwajit Rane a lesson: Girish Chodankar


All India Congress Committee (AICC) Secretary Girish Chodankar today said the Congress party had a strong base in Valpoi constituency and was all set to defeat Vishwajit Rane, former party MLA from the constituency, in the upcoming by-election. In a statement here today, Mr Chodankar said, ”The party has large ...

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Casino lobby “donated” Rs 15 crore to Goa Govt for 6-month extension, boasts casino owner


A casino owner recently boasted that the casino lobby in Goa donated Rs 15 crore to the BJP-led coalition government in Goa to get an extension of 6 months. The coalition governments minority party – the Goa Forward Party and its leader Vijai Sardesai were dead against casinos earlier prior ...

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Goa Alert: Monkey fever scare in Goa, Safety measures intensified by Health Services at Pernem and Valpoi


Panaji APR 6, 2017: The Goa Health Services have intensified fever surveillance and other precautionary measures in areas near North Goa’s border, adjacent to Maharashtra’s Sindhudurg district, following rise in deaths due to Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD) or monkey fever, particularly in Banda town of the district. Dr. Utkarsha Betkikar, ...

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