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Sawant sails through CONFIDENCE motion

PORVORIM, March 21 -- Following two days of political drama, Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant on Wednesday proved the majority of his BJP-led government in the Assembly, comfortably winning a floor tes... Read More


CM holds first Cabinet meet

PORVORIM, March 21 -- Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant held his first cabinet meeting ahead of the Vote of Confidence in the Assembly on Wednesday. Sources revealed it was just a formality ahead of th... Read More


CMP drafted in 2017 will be new govt's blueprint

PORVORIM, March 21 -- The Pramod Sawant-led coalition government will not deviate from the common minimum programme (CMP) that had been drafted after the 2017 elections. Speaking to media persons aft... Read More


New Zuari bridge to be named after Parrikar

PORVORIM, March 21 -- The under-construction eight-lane cable-stayed bridge over River Zuari will be named after former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, announced Deputy Chief Minister Ramakrishna (Su... Read More


BDO order on spending puts Salcete p'yats in quandary

MARGAO, March 21 -- Block Development Officer Amitesh Shirvoikar's assertion that no expenses would be permitted from April 1, 2019 in panchayats that have not approved their budget has put most of th... Read More


Govt proposes biography on Parrikar and his ideologies

PANJIM, March 21 -- The State government has invited inputs on experience with ex-chief minister late Manohar Parrikar as it proposes to publish a book on his ideologies that would be an inspiration f... Read More


'Modi Shaab' determined to take on 'chowkidar' jibe this election

Goa, March 21 -- Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who coined the slogan 'chowkidar chor hai' (watchman is a thief) now has a foot in his mouth as Modi has used the same jibe of 'chowkidar' adding it as a ... Read More


Churchill extends support to Cong unconditionally

PANJIM, March 21 -- Nationalist Congress Party's Benaulim MLA Churchill Alemao has extended his unconditional support to the Congress and asserted that he would stand by the party. Speaking to Herald... Read More


Babush wants to contest Panjim seat, admits Vijai

PANJIM, March 21 -- Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai on Wednesday acknowledged that his party colleague Atanasio alias Babush Monserrate had informed him of his intentions to contest the Panjim by... Read More


Confusion between BJP, MGP on Shiroda by-poll continues

PANJIM, March 21 -- The confusion between alliance partners BJP and MGP on contesting the Shiroda by-election continues. Even as BJP senior leaders Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkari managed to arm-twist th... Read More