Monday 20 May 2024

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MGP-GVP oppose ‘coconut bill’, alliance coconut breaking?

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s coconut is breaking as its both the alliance partners - Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party as well as Goa Vikas Party – are gearing up to embarrass the government on several ... READ

Goa easy place to get drugs, why blame Punjab?: Dy CM Badal

“Goa is the easiest place in India to get drugs, but there are hardly any arrests. Punjab is acting tough, but gets branded as the drug capital,” said Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal ... READ

Tolerance towards Opp declining, MLAs caught in media trap: Wagh

Goa Deputy Speaker Vishnu Surya Wagh today said tolerance levels of the ruling party towards the views of the Opposition in the State Assembly have diminished considerably over a period of time. READ

Jr Sardinha steps into father’s shoes to become a King Momo; and…

Entering into his father’s shoes, Shalom Sardinha, son of former chief minister Francisco Sardinha, has brought the glory back to Curtorim after 42 years as a King Momo, of this year’s four-day Carnival. READ

NCP lauds RSS for confirming that Parrikar is a liar

Nationalist Congress Party has congratulated Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for confirming that defence minister Manohar Parrikar is a liar and has demanded the BJP leader’s resignation. READ

Mauvin stands up with Cong, Wagh elected Dy Speaker

With rebel Congress MLA Mauvin Godinho standing up along with his Congress colleagues, ruling BJP’s St Andre MLA Vishnu Wagh was today elected the deputy speaker of Goa Assembly. READ

Cong issues whip to trap Mauvin at Dy Speaker’s election

Congress has decided to trap Mauvin Godinho tomorrow at the deputy speaker’s election by issuing a whip to ‘attend and vote for the Congress candidate’. READ

New Speaker adjourns the House as Vijai calls Arlekar a dictator

Speaker Anant Shet had to go for first adjournment within half an hour of his election, that too to avoid criticism over the alleged dictatorial role his predecessor. READ

Shet elected Speaker; Monseratte couple absent

With Monseratte couple absent in the House, Mayem MLA Anant Shet was elected the second speaker of the ongoing Goa Assembly today by 28 versus 9 votes. READ

Parsekar prefers Mauvin over Rane and Digambar for Pro Tem

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has protected Congress legislator Mauvin Godinho very well by making him the Pro Tem speaker for tomorrow’s election of the speaker, so he need not vote. READ

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