Mining and casino-friendly Parrikar is like Chanakya: Congress

August 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The Congress Thursday compared Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar with ancient master tactician Chanakya, saying that he was "cozying up" to the players in mining and ... Read more...

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Congress demands auction of Goa iron ore mines

August 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) The ongoing controversy over the alleged Rs.1.86 lakh crore coal block allocation scam could have lessons for the multi-million dollar iron ore mining industry in Goa.The ... Read more...

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Congress accuses BJP of ‘U-turn’ on casino, illegal mining

August 22nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government has compromised on issues related to illegal mining as well as keeping tabs on the casino industry in ... Read more...

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Congress parliamentarian wants ban on ‘Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum’

August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The clamour to ban Ekta Kapoor's film "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum" just got stronger, with a Congress parliamentarian Friday demanding a ban on ... Read more...

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Legislator objects to Goa depiction in ‘Kya Super Kool…’

August 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) A Goa legislator wants the chief minister to complain to the censor board over the depiction of the state and Christian priests in the film ... Read more...

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Three Goa ministers’ kin among Congress nominees

February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 7 (IANS) Family members of three Goa ministers figured in a list of seven candidates released by the Congress party Tuesday for the March 3 state assembly elections.The ... Read more...

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BJP journeys from protecting cows to supporting bullfights

April 21st, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, April 21 (IANS) The Goa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has supported the move to legalise bullfights in the state, moving far from its professed commitment ... Read more...

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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...

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Congress promises to build bullfighting ring in Goa

April 6th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 6 (IANS) After passing a controversial legislation in the Goa assembly that legalises bullfights, the Congress has now promised a government funded bull-fighting arena as part of its poll agenda. ... Read more...

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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...

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Goa legalises bullfighting

March 25th, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) The Goa legislative assembly Tuesday unanimously passed amendments to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PCA) act legalising 'dhirio' or bullfighting in the coastal state. The house passed ... Read more...

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Goa Cabinet for prorogue of Assembly

January 17th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by admin
Panaji, Jan 17 (ANI): Chief Minister Digamber Kamats Congress-led coalition government in Goa has recommended to Speaker Pratap Singh Rane to prorogue the Goa Legislative Assembly, which was supposed to meet this ... Read more...

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