The Goa Police will now approach “several experts” and the office of the Directorate of Official Language to “probe” the etymology of the “abuses and explicit language” used in the poems.
Accusing his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan of being “part of this violence” unleashed by the CPI(M) in the coastal state, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar said, “It is necessary that we all become agents of change.”
Thus wrote Justice Gautam Patel scrapping the Centre’s move to shift NGT’s bench from Pune to Delhi.
“It is a land of confluences, where diverse strands meet and co-exist; and, in a time of apparently incessant strife and discord, it is still a mostly liberal land.”
Of the total Rs 491.79 crore collected by the state post-GST, Rs 208 crore are from the state GST, Rs 147 crore from the central GST, Rs 132.66 crore from VAT on petroleum and Rs 4.13 crore from cess.
“The maximum deaths in the past few years were not after sunset, but between 12 and 3 in the afternoon,” says a senior official at the Goa Secretariat, now tasked with helping the government form rules for drinking in public places.
“It has been observed that some of the MLA’s are making public statements regarding availability of drugs and nexus between the drug peddlers and some police officials,” the chief minister has said in a letter.
Goa Assembly bypoll: The battle is a matter of prestige for the BJP as they hope to retain Panaji. A defeat for Manohar Parrikar in this curcial election could signal trouble for the ruling alliance government.
“Congress brought casinos to Goa and are now wanting them to be removed,” he said. The minister alleged that scams like land allotment to Special Economic Zones (SEZs) or be it rise of drug trade in Goa, it all began during previous Congress regime.
“One of the issues that could not be handled in last 70 years is about (lack of quality in) primary education. It is sad that students in fifth standard cannot do proper division (of mathematics),” Goa CM Manohar Parrikar said on a state-level function.
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was responding to an apprehension raised by the Opposition leaders over “illogical reservation and delimitation of wards in municipalities and panchayats”.
Depression, stress and frustration contributed to 25 per cent of the total suicide cases reported in the state since 2014, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the state assembly early this week in reply to a question by Congress MLA Digambar Kamat.
Speaking in the Goa Assembly, Manohar Parrikar said, “We have not closed the option of getting meat from Belgaum (in Karnataka) or some other place to ensure that there is no shortage.”
IS founder Abu Musab al-Zarqawi may have been killed in 2006, but extortion letters signed off with the dreaded terrorist’s name have come back to haunt female dentists in the tony Calangute-Candolim beach belt in North Goa.
Three Members of Parliament from the state – Shantaram Naik (Rajya Sabha), Shripad Naik (Lok Sabha) and Narendra Sawaikar (Lok Sabha) will cast their votes in Delhi. Goa Forward Party, a BJP ally, is supporting the NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind.