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Explained: Why Goa is cracking down on fraudulent name changes

The existing law was brought to ensure that names that had Portuguese spellings and pronunciations were corrected when translated to English.

Goa Assembly passes law to allow women in industrial sector to work night shift

Deputy chief minister Chandrakant Kavlekar said many times women do not get promotions as they can not work night shifts.


Irate farmers pour milk on road outside Goa Assembly complex

Protesting farmers said they had brought the milk as a gift for legislators but had to pour it on the streets after police stopped them outside the Legislature complex.

BJP's Patnekar to take on Congress' Pratapsinh Rane for Goa Speaker post

The post of speaker has been vacant after Pramod Sawant became Goa Chief Minister in March this year following the death of Manohar Parrikar on March 17. Patnekar is MLA from Bicholim in North Goa.

Explained: What is anti-defection law, why it won’t apply to two MGP MLAs who switched to BJP

The legislators broke away from the MGP and have formed a group -- MGP (two) -- and have merged the legislative unit with the BJP.

Goa: Congress MLAs stage walkout on first day of Budget session

Meanwhile, minutes after the House was adjourned, Parrikar was wheeled to his office to find Congress president Rahul Gandhi on "a courtesy visit".


BJP should not take me for granted, says Goa's ex-CM Laxmikant Parsekar

Now, as the Congress started consolidating anti-BJP forces ahead of the upcoming bypoll in Mandrem Assembly, Parsekar said the BJP should stop taking him for granted.

Goa Assembly monsoon session Day two: House adjourned till 2:30 pm

Day Two of the Monsoon session of Goa Assembly stood disrupted again after the Congress asked for the Formalin issue to be discussed on an urgent priority.

Goa minister Sudin Dhavalikar backs brother on 'Hindu state under Modi' remark

Both Dhavalikar brothers -- Sudin and Dipak -- belonging to Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, an ally of BJP

Goa Assembly to turn paperless from next week's session

For the first time, the legislators were allowed to submit their questions online, Arlekar said.