Goa Assembly

Probe against GCA officials to be completed by March

Goa government will complete inquiry by March next year against officials of Goa Cricket Association (GCA) allegedly embroiled in major financial irregularities, state Legislative Assembly was told Tuesday.

Oct 15, 2013, 14:26 PM IST

Encroachment near mining leases only 9 hectare: Goa govt

In what may provide relief to mine owners, Goa government Friday said the encroachment outside the mining leases is just 9.2 hectare and not whopping 578 hectare, as pointed out by Justice M B Shah Commission.

Oct 11, 2013, 13:14 PM IST

16 corruption cases filed in Goa since March 2012: Parrikar

Sixteen corruption cases were filed with the vigilance department in Goa in the last one-and-half year, including against two former chief ministers for their alleged involvement in illegal mining scam, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

Oct 11, 2013, 12:58 PM IST

Rs 90 cr tax collected from Goa offshore casinos last fiscal

Goa government collected Rs 90 crore in the form of entertainment and entry tax from five off shore casino vessels during financial year 2012-13, state Legislative Assembly was told Friday.

Oct 11, 2013, 12:46 PM IST

Goa is resting place for terrorists: Parrikar

Goa is used as a "resting place" for unwanted elements and terrorists, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the legislative assembly Thursday.

Oct 10, 2013, 15:29 PM IST

Goa assembly passes resolution for special status to state

The Goa Legislative Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution demanding special status to the state to protect its shrinking availability of land resources and preserve the cultural identity.

Apr 15, 2013, 23:23 PM IST

Probe demanded in taxi operators` protest over MLA`s statement

the Goa Assembly Speaker on Monday demanded a probe into the incident of tourist taxi operators allegedly storming into the office of an MLA and said the matter will be handed over to the Privilege Committee.

Apr 15, 2013, 15:55 PM IST

Goa witnessed rise in tourist arrivals in 2012, Assembly told

Goa has registered over four per cent growth in tourist arrivals during 2012, breaking the lull prevalent for last six years, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar informed the State Legislative Assembly on Monday.

Apr 15, 2013, 13:43 PM IST

`Goa is going WB way on poor financial situation`

Leader of Opposition in Goa Assembly Pratapsingh Rane today cautioned the state government of facing "West Bengal-like financial crisis" considering the escalating borrowings from the open market at higher rates.

Mar 20, 2013, 18:02 PM IST

Goa to have longest Assembly session this month

The 28-day state Legislative Assembly session beginning from March 18 is expected to be the longest, with the earlier session record being for 25 days.

Mar 12, 2013, 13:00 PM IST

Goa Assembly to probe role of former Min`s son in drugs case

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar assured formation of House Committee to investigate the allegations of nexus with drug peddlers against Roy Naik, son of former state Home Minister Ravi Naik.

Aug 03, 2012, 12:59 PM IST

Goa: Scribes fume as Speaker gags media from Assembly

Journalists in Goa expressed displeasure over the restrictions being imposed by the Speaker on the coverage of the monsoon session.

Jul 12, 2012, 21:37 PM IST

It`s raining `crorepatis` in Goa assembly

All but three members of the
new Goa assembly are millionaires.

Mar 07, 2012, 23:12 PM IST

Goa polls: 215 candidates in fray for 40 seats

A total of 215 candidates, nine
of them women, are in the fray for 40 Assembly seats in Goa
which goes to the polls on March 3.

Feb 16, 2012, 23:00 PM IST

Rahul may address special session of Goa Assembly

Congress has also planned a `padayatra` by Chief Minister
Digambar Kamat and is contemplating erecting a statue of Goan
freedom fighter and former Goa Congress president Purshottam

Oct 23, 2011, 18:35 PM IST

Report on illegal mining to be tabled in Goa Assembly

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Goa Assembly would table its detailed report on the illegal mining scam during the two-day session of the House.

Sep 13, 2011, 21:33 PM IST

Illegal mining report to be tabled in Goa assembly

The PAC of the Goa assembly would table its detailed report on the illegal mining scam during the two-day session of the House.

Sep 13, 2011, 14:27 PM IST

Goa House again adjourned over minister`s detention

The BJP has already dubbed Monserrate a "mini Hasan Ali" after the Pune-based alleged money launderer, and said that he could be laundering the monies of several ministers and politicians from Goa.

Apr 08, 2011, 15:35 PM IST

Din in Goa Assembly for third consecutive day

Opposition benches continued to
disrupt proceedings of Goa Legislative Assembly for the third
consecutive day demanding a discussion on the conduct of state
Education Minister Atanasio Monserrate.

Apr 07, 2011, 22:03 PM IST

Oppn demands Monserrate`s exit; Goa House adjourned amid din

The Goa state Legislative Assembly
on Tuesday witnessed noisy scenes forcing the Speaker to adjourn
the House till afternoon after Opposition benches demanded
sacking of controversial Education Minister Atanasio

Apr 05, 2011, 13:45 PM IST