goa speaker

Rajendra Arlekar elected unopposed as Goa speaker


March 19th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Rajendra Arlekar was Monday elected unopposed as the speaker of Goa's 12th legislative assembly.Arlekar, who was elected in the March ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Goa speaker biased: Parrikar


October 8th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 8 (IANS) A day after he was replaced as chairman of Goa assembly's public accounts committee (PAC), leader of opposition Manohar Parrikar of the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Goa speaker wants crack-down on illegal mining


October 7th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) Goa Speaker Pratapsingh Rane, who has sought "time" to read an explosive Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report of the assembly, which has pegged Goa's mining ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa speaker wants financial autonomy for assembly complex care


March 17th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) Goa legislative assembly Speaker Pratapsingh Rane Thursday demanded financial autonomy for the maintenance of the assembly complex, complaining that the lifts in the main building failed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Probe sought into disrupted assembly telecast


February 4th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 4 (IANS) Goa Speaker Pratapsing Rane Friday asked Chief Minister Digambar Kamat to initiate a police probe into the blackout of live assembly transmissions by a section of cable TV ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Watch out, Goa speaker warns media


August 4th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) The media came in for criticism from Goa Speaker Pratapsing Rane Tuesday after a newspaper carried a bylined article likening assembly proceedings to a "comedy show". "The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Desecration meant to create communal tension: Goa speaker


August 4th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) With a 17th century church being vandalised in Goa, Speaker Pratapsing Rane Tuesday said increasing instances of religious structures being desecrated reflect a conscious effort by some forces ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t behave like ‘narad munis’, Goa speaker to media


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) Goa assembly Speaker Pratapsing Rane Wednesday reprimanded the media for "misreporting" assembly proceedings and warned that he would complain to the Press Council of India (PCI) if "erroneous ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Politicians protecting illegal mining, says Goa speaker


June 13th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 13 (IANS) Local politicians have been protecting the illegal mining industry that has led to degradation of environment in Goa, Assembly Speaker Pratapsing Rane said. "Illegal mines in Goa are protected ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

PETA criticises legalisation of bullfights in Goa


April 22nd, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 22 (IANS) The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has criticised the legalising bullfighting in Goa. In its petition to Goa Speaker Pratapsing Rane and Chief Minister Digambar ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BJP cries foul against Goa speaker attending Congress rallies


April 16th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) The presence of Goa legislative assembly speaker during the Congress election campaign and road-shows has riled the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who termed the act as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Legislators in Goa’s ruling alliance continue feud


April 4th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 3 (IANS) Even as the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have joined hands to field consensus candidates from Goa for the Lok Sabha polls, a running feud between ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Did this bomb hoax call come from Goa speaker’s mobile phone?


December 5th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) First there was panic, then confusion and now probably embarrassment, as a five-star hotel here received a bomb hoax and the police were informed of the number from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Subscribe