Luizinho Faleiro

'Upgrading Goa roads to highway will shut 90% liquor vends'

A two-month-old notification of the Union Ministry of Roads, Transport, Highways and Shipping, which in January upgraded 21 major state roads to the status of national highways, will put 90 per cent of the state`s liquor outlets out of business, the opposition alleged on Friday.

Mar 03, 2017, 15:22 PM IST

After five years of wait, will Congress be able to grab power in Goa?

The Congress has promised five litres of free petrol per month to every college student, who has a valid driving license.

Feb 01, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

Congress trying to bounce back in Goa through upcoming polls

After losing the coastal state to BJP in 2012 polls, the Congress party is now looking to revive its fortunes in Goa through upcoming State Legislative Assembly Elections.

Jan 28, 2017, 10:45 AM IST

Goa polls: Four former CMs in Congress' first list

Elections to the 40-member Goa Legislative Assembly would be held on February 4.

Jan 12, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

Goa polls will mark beginning of BJP's downfall, claims Congress

Goa Congress chief Luizinho Faleiro today claimed that the forthcoming Goa Assembly polls will mark the beginning of the electoral downfall of BJP in the country and resurgence of his party.

Jan 02, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

Congress seeks ban on ads promoting casinos in Goa

The Congress on Wednesday demanded immediate ban on advertisements promoting casinos in Goa, claiming that it will cast a wrong impression on the young minds.

Sep 14, 2016, 16:03 PM IST

I'll remain in Congress if it ties up with like-minded forces: Rane

Congress is facing a rebellion as senior leader Vishwajit Rane has threatened to quit the party.

Jul 10, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

Goa Congress member compares Hollande, Indira Gandhi's Emergency

France on Thursday formally imposed emergency following November 13 terror attacks in Paris for which the Islamic State claimed responsibility.

Nov 20, 2015, 10:34 AM IST

Goa offshore casinos should not be relocated in river: Cong

Opposition Congress in Goa on Monday opposed the move of state government to relocate the off-shore casino vessels in the river saying these vessels should be sent in the sea.

Jun 15, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

Myanmar operation "nothing big": CWC member

 "There is nothing big" about the retaliatory surgical strike by elite military commandos on Myanmar soil earlier this week, Congress Working Committee member Luizinho Faleiro said here on Friday.

Jun 12, 2015, 18:12 PM IST

Goa Congress to chalk out action plan for ''drug-free'' state


Panaji: The Congress in Goa has constituted a five-member team to come up with an action plan for making the state `drug-free`, state unit president Luizinho Faleiro said on Wednesday.

May 27, 2015, 20:50 PM IST

Congress slams ministers for saying tourists come to Goa for drugs

Goa Congress has threatened to "throw cow dung on the face of ministers" who claim that tourists arrive in the state due to availability of drugs.

May 21, 2015, 14:27 PM IST

Re-conversion controversy won't affect Goa: Congress

The re-conversion controversy may have created "communalism hotspots" elsewhere in India, but the strategy of the "divisive forces" will fall flat in Goa, state Congress chief Luizinho Faleiro told media here Monday.

Dec 22, 2014, 22:07 PM IST

Faleiro urges Centre to be careful on Arunachal error in map

Panaji: Congress leader and former AICC in-charge of Arunachal Pradesh, Luizinho Faleiro Friday urged the Centre to be more cautious next time about the north east state, which was allegedly projected as a disputed region in a map circulated during the signing of MoUs with China in Gujarat this year.

Nov 14, 2014, 17:53 PM IST

Goa Congress leaders told to take dip in the Ganga

Goa Congress president Luizinho Faleiro has advised senior party leaders to "go, take a dip in the Ganga" to cleanse themselves of their sins and turn around the crisis of credibility and charges of corruption against them.

Oct 16, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

Don't report our fights: Goa Congress tells media

 A Goa Congress leader Tuesday exhorted the media not to report on squabbles between party leaders, even as she asked the party's warring politicians not to wash their dirty linen before journalists.

Oct 14, 2014, 13:25 PM IST

Faleiro takes charge as new Goa Congress chief

Newly elected Congress Goa chief Luizinho Faleiro on Tuesday assumed office and appealed to party-men to work at the ground level.

Oct 14, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

Perform or perish, Goa Congress told

The Congress in Goa has to perform or perish, newly-appointed state president Luizinho Faleiro said on Tuesday.

Oct 14, 2014, 11:16 AM IST

Party building would be my priority, says new Goa Congress chief

Newly-appointed Goa Congress unit chief Luizinho Faleiro has said his aim would be to strengthen the party which was reduced to single digit during the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year.

Oct 09, 2014, 11:54 AM IST

Narayanasamy made in-charge of Northeast states by Congress

Former union minister V Narayanasamy has been made the in-charge of Congress affairs in northeastern states, replacing Luizinho Faleiro, who was on Tuesday appointed the PCC chief of Goa.

Oct 08, 2014, 16:16 PM IST