PANAJI: The issue of Mopa airport is like a bone stuck in the throat of the two major political parties, BJP and Congress as the Lok Sabha elections draw near.

Sat, 16 Feb 2013 09:27:31 AM IST

Rehabilitate Moti Dongor evictees: Congress

PANAJI: The Congress is once again attempting to rescue slum dwellers. The minority cell of the party has demanded the rehabilitation of slum dwellers to be evicted from Moti Dongor in Margao.

Fri, 25 Jan 2013 02:47:02 PM IST

Reddy to be Goa Lokayukta

PANAJI: The government has decided on Justice (retd) B Sudershan Reddy, a retired Supreme Court judge, as the first Lokayukta of Goa.

BICHOLIM: Coming down heavily on the state Congress leaders, the Health Minister, Mr Laxmikant Parsekar, said that Congress leaders are making baseless allegations against the Bharatiya Janata Party, which has been given absolute mandate by the electorate to run the government.

MARGAO: The slum dwellers of Moti Dongor have been determining the fortunes of politicians in Margao for long.

Sun, 13 Jan 2013 09:24:44 AM IST

Congress slams Parrikar for levying heavy taxes

PANAJI: The Congress on Saturday slammed the economic policies of the BJP-led government and accused chief minister Manohar Parrikar of burdening the common man with heavy taxes.

PANAJI: Stating that the closure of the mining industry in the state has forced the Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Parrikar to go on a back foot, and come out with desperate, far-from-visionary measures for filling up the government coffers, the Goa pradesh Congress committee on Saturday said that the decision of the government to allow coal handling at the Panaji port would turn disastrous for the capital city.

PANAJI: In a major development that could have some bearing on the composition of the Bharatiya Janata Party and state legislature, two Congress workers have filed a petition seeking disqualification of Mr Glen Ticlo, a sitting legislator of the ruling combine from Aldona constituency, for being a citizen of Portugal and not being a citizen of India, before the Governor of Goa.

PANAJI: The release of a policy on unauthorized religious structures is likely to be delayed further as the government is yet to finalize the draft which was released about six months back.

Fri, 04 Jan 2013 05:16:31 PM IST

BJP slams Congress' propaganda

PANAJI: The BJP has slammed the Congress "propaganda" of labeling the BJP government as a government of U-turns and reiterated that while the government has been addressing all issues in its pre-election manifesto, it will resolve the issues in the remainder of its term.

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