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Aires Rodrigues files counter-complaint for trespassing and assault against ‘victim woman’ and others


PANAJI (GOA): Adv Aires Rodrigues, who is been booked for alleged sexual harassment by a woman from Siolim, filed a counter complaint at the Anjuna Police Station against the complainant, her husband and two unknown persons for forming an unlawful assembly and criminal trespassing into his office and assaulting him.   Adv. Rodrigues has in his complaint stated that the ...

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Parrikar admits he wanted Green Tribunal shifted to Delhi, GCAF alleges builder lobby ‘bribed’ him for NGT transfer


  Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) The decision to shift the jurisdiction of the NGT court for Goa-related cases to Delhi from Pune was taken on the state government’s recommendation, said Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday. “Pune is not convenient for us as, if a lawyer has to be sent to represent any case, it takes three days… Delhi has ...

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Sting operation reveals Parrikar manipulated desecration probe, forced Goa Police to nail Francis as sole culprit


A sting operation conducted jointly by IndiaScribes.com and the Goa Citizens Action Forum (GCAF) has revealed that Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, under tremendous pressure from his coalition partners and his own Dy CM Michael Lobo had manipulated the entire police investigations into the desecration of religious structures in Goa. Top sources in the Goa police as well as the Goa ...

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Parrikar and Vijai Sardesai will turn Mopa into Sin City, Panaji and Goa into a concrete jungle


BY JONATHAN DESOUZA: CM Manohar Parrikar and TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai are hell bent on transforming Goa and Panaji in particular into a dense commercial concrete jungle, the GCAF in an interview to media persons in Mumbai said. The duo are hand-in-glove with several huge construction houses, hotel chains, and entertainment magnates including the Casino lobby to convert Goa into a dense ...

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Parrikar plans to relocate Casinos to Mopa, send property rates soaring to help BJP make its new airport viable

BY DEVIKA SEQUIERA (THE WIRE) | Panaji: Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar recently made an announcement in the state’s legislative assembly: all offshore casinos would have to shift to land-based operations within three years if they wanted to continue doing business in Goa. The decision, long expected despite the stock denials, is what the big players in the casino industry had ...

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Babush paid Rs 5 crore to campaign for Parrikar, Ashok Naik threatened, alleges GCAF


  Even as Atanasio (Babush) Monserrate joined the Vijai Sardesai promoted Goa Forward Party, after turning down a Congress proposal to contest for the party, the Goa Citizens Action Forum (GCAF) said that Babush was paid Rs 5 crore and promised that all his pending criminal cases would be ‘settled’ if he campaigned for Parrikar. Since Babush could not directly ...

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Goa news: Withdraw & save your prestige: Parrikar to Cong

Panaji: On a day Congress was scampering to find a “credible candidate”for the Panaji seat, CM Manohar Parrikar dished out some advice to them: Withdraw from the fray and save yourself from further embarrassment.”If the Congress had taken a stand to not contest, their prestige would have risen. Keeping their cards close to their chest and not contesting would have ...

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We told Goa 2 months earlier, Atanasio Monseratte was compromised by Parrikar, Babush’s joins GFP to ensure Parrikar’s win in Panaji bypolls


Will not contest in by-poll from Panjim; Speculation rife that two Congress MLAs may follow Monserrate into GFP PANJIM: According to the Herald, in a major jolt to the Congress party and creating a political upheaval, Atanasio (Babush) Monserrate on Tuesday joined the Goa Forward Party. Considered as the political heavy weight from Tiswadi, Monserrate’s entry into Goa Forward has ...

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Illegal Buildings, Modifications, Extensions may face the axe as Goa government to survey illegal structures


The Goa government has decided to compile data of structures that have come up in the state between 2005 to 2017 without permission from the authorities. The move is likely to spell trouble for residents who have carried out illegal constructions during the last 12 years. The last Regional Plan drawn by the Town and Country Planning Department was valid upto 2001. Thereafter ...

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