Tag: Goa

Congress slams BJP over scrapping of housing scheme for bureaucrats

PANAJI: Goa Congress on Monday accused the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant-led ruling dispensation of being worse than the colonial Portuguese, while criticising the BJP-led government decision to disallow legal recourse to government servants to appeal against the scrapping of loan interest subsidies available to them under the House Building Allowance scheme. On Sunday, the Goa […]

Goa’s Cabinet reshuffle: 3 ‘Congress MLAs’ take oath as ministers in BJP government

PANAJI: Four legislators, including three Congress defectors, on Saturday took oath as ministers in Chief Minister Pramod Sawant-led BJP government here. The three Congress legislators who were made ministers are Chandrakant Kavelkar, Jennifer Monserrate, and Filipe Nery Rodrigues. This comes soon after four ministers — Deputy Chief Minister Vijay Sardesai, Rohan Khaunte, Vinod Paliencar, and Jayesh […]

GSIA distances itself from Vibrant Goa Summit

PANAJI: Goa’s premier industry body, the Goa Small Industries Association (GSIA), announced withdrawal of its support to the Vibrant Goa Summit for investors on Wednesday citing misgivings about its organizing body. The summit, aimed at attracting investment and being promoted by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, is scheduled to be held in October. GSIA president Rajkumar […]

Nitin Gadkari to Inaugurate cable stay bridge over River Mandovi in Goa

NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the newly built, 5.1 km long, four-lane, cable stayed bridge over river Mandovi in Goa on Sunday, the 27th of January. The bridge will support and sustain burgeoning traffic in Panjim. It will facilitate routing […]

Supreme Court orders attachment of Amrapali Hospital, company properties, ‘benami’ villa in Goa

NEW DELHI: In a massive crackdown on Amrapali Group for “wilful disobedience” of its orders, the Supreme Court of India on Tuesday attached the company’s 100-bed multi-speciality hospital, bank accounts, the building which houses its office, certain firms and a “benami” villa in Goa. The top court asked the chief financial officer Chander Wadhwa to […]

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