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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Goa Assembly


Goa: Oppn attacks govt over railway double-tracking, environmental issues; CM says will file say on CEC report in SC

July 29, 2021 9:17 am

Pramod Sawant said that the land acquisition for the double-tracking project was being carried out by the Centre and the state government was only facilitating it.

Goa Speaker rejects plea to disqualify 12 MLAs

April 21, 2021 5:51 am

The Speaker’s decision comes a year and a half after a preliminary hearing was held in the petition filed by Congress leader Girish Chodankar in October, 2019.

Goa Speaker summons state Cong chief over disqualification plea

March 12, 2021 2:22 pm

The Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president has filed a disqualification petition against 10 MLAs who had left the party to join the BJP in 2019.

Goa assembly Speaker hears disqualification petitions against 12 MLAs

February 26, 2021 11:27 pm

The hearing that began at 10:30 am on Friday, concluded a little past 7 pm with the Speaker hearing the submissions of the lawyers for the Congress, the MGP and the MLAs against whom the disqualification petitions were filed.

Goa Legislative Assembly complex to get Rs 7-crore facelift

July 24, 2020 12:28 pm

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant chaired the meeting of the state-run corporation Goa State Infrastructure Development Corp (GSIDC) which cleared a proposal to renovate the assembly complex.

Goa Assembly adjourned as Opposition protests against CAA congratulatory motion

February 03, 2020 3:02 pm

BJP MLA MLA Atanasio Monserrate was subjected to loud heckling when he stood up and started reading congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah over the constitutional amendments regarding CAA.

Explained: Why Goa is cracking down on fraudulent name changes

August 16, 2019 7:29 am

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

August 01, 2019 6:22 pm

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

July 15, 2019 5:54 pm

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

June 03, 2019 3:50 pm

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.