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Gopal Kanda’s company GGHPL paid Rs 5 cr in “bribes” to get approvals for 6th Casino Lucky Seven, alleges IACC

M V Lucky Seven casino owned by Gopal Kanda

  The India Against Corruption and Communalism (IACC) Forum has alleged that the Gopal Kanda promoted company Golden Globe Hotel Private Limited (GGHPL) paid or spent nearly Rs 5 crore in bribes to get all approvals, permissions and licenses for its casino vessel M V Lucky Seven. The sixth offshore casino vessel M V Lucky Seven, promoted by Golden Globe Hotel Private ...

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Goa’s Offshore Casinos allegedly dumping hundreds of tons of pollutants and human excreta into river Mandovi


BY FLYNN REMEDIOS: According to a report in India Today, Goa’s floating Casinos in the river Mandovi are guilty of dumping tons of untreated pollutants including human excreta and other chemicals into the river making it totally unsafe for recreational bathing, swimming, water sports and fishing because of high coliform bacteria. “The coliform bacteria content in the water is alarmingly high. The water is ...

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Goa police not reigning in goons, drug peddlers and pimps: attack on Vasai tourists including women and children proves police hand-in-glove: Flynn Remedios


Panaji: It took a brutal attack on tourists including women and children by history-sheeters and goondas to wake up Goa CM Manohar Parrikar. While we have been crying hoarse about the connivance of police with criminals in Goa, no Goa politician, neither from the ruling party or its allies, nor the Opposition has spoken up for the last 20 days, ...

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OMG! Mumbai model offers Rs 50k to person who flings rotten coconut at Vijai Sardesai


Piqued about the fact that Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai, leader of the Goa Foward Party and his two MLAs who were elected by the people of Goa, because of their anti BJP stance have now joined the BJP and were crucial in forming the government in Goa, Mumbai-based model and actress Arshi Khan took to Twitter to vent her fury. ...

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BJP spent Rs 1,000 crore to lure Goa MLAs, says Congress, Vijai paid Rs 10 crore CASH


PANAJI: The Congress on Wednesday claimed that Rs 1,000 crore had been spent on horse-trading and luring non-Congress legislators by the BJP to form a coalition government in Goa earlier this week. A Goa Congress leader said Vijai Sardesai was paid Rs 10 crore in cash on the spot, to sign on the dotted line and accompany Parrikar with his ...

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Is Mridula Sinha Goa Governor, or a BJP Central Minister, ask Goans?


Certain acts of the Goa Governor Mridula Sinha over the last 4 days, have promoted several people in Goa to ask this question above. With questions being raised on social media on the dubious role of the Governor and the blatant misuse of the office of the Governor, IndiaNewsNet.IN conducted a quick telephonic poll in Goa and spoke to a ...

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Goa election results 2017: BJP CM among losers as Congress sees chance in hung House

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BY 2 pm, a nervous Rajendra Arlekar, standing in a corner of the counting centre at Bal Bhawan in Panjim, had become the face of the ruling BJP. As the sympathetic security protocol offered the Pernem candidate and Minister for Environment water and protection, and a sloganeering crowd of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) workers waited for him to come out, ...

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Congress, NCP call for parallel counting of votes on EVMs, VVPAT in Goa


PANAJI: The leaders of the Congress and the NCP from Goa on Monday requested the Election Commission to conduct simultaneous counting of votes from EVMs and Voters Verification Paper Audit Trail on March 11 to ensure accuracy. The leaders of both parties called upon the full bench of the ECI, led by the Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi, in Delhi. ...

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Inquiry ordered into allegation of excess spending by Goa poll officials


PANAJI: Goa Chief Electoral Officer Kunal on Friday said he had formed a committee to look into the allegation of excessive expenditure by election officials during the recently-held assembly polls. “There were allegations against the state (election) machinery on social media that they spent much more than what was required….a five-member committee has been formed to go into the details,” ...

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Goa elections: BJP, Cong out to woo independents to reach the target


MARGAO: With poll pundits predicting a fractured mandate in the assembly polls, the backroom channels of the two major political parties of the state—BJP and Congress—are already engaged in talks with some key independent candidates who are likely to emerge triumphant, in a bid to win them over to their respective sides. There are 58 independents in the fray this ...

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