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AAP MLA Raghav Chadha addresses the media during a press conference at party office, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, September 10, 2020 (Photo by Sanjeev Verma / Hindustan Times)

‘Electricity model’: AAP’s Raghav Chadha to arrive in Goa today for debate with BJP minister

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 11:24 AM IST
The spat between the two parties began with Goa power minister Nilesh Cabral questioning Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s ‘electricity model.’ Cabral had also called for a public debate with Kejriwal, a challenge which was accepted by Chadha.
AAP MLA Raghav Chadha.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
AAP MLA Raghav Chadha.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Not interested in debate with one who’s not connected with power issue: Goa minister on AAP challenge

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 05:43 AM IST
Earlier, a war of words took place on social media between the chief ministers of Delhi and Goa on November 11-12, with Arvind Kejriwal accusing his Goan counterpart of ignoring local voices under “the Centre’s diktat”, in return being accused by Dr Pramod Sawant of doing “divisive politics”.
Goa electricity department has begun snapping the power connections of government offices and establishments.(Abhinav Saha/Hindustan Times)
Goa electricity department has begun snapping the power connections of government offices and establishments.(Abhinav Saha/Hindustan Times)

Government agencies made to ‘sweat’, as Goa cuts off power connections of defaulters

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 01:57 PM IST
As state power minister Nilesh Cabral drives home the message that no one is exempt from dues, a municipality market complex in the state capital Panaji, a police station and a waterworks plant saw their power supply turned off in over the last four weeks, sending officials scurrying to have the power restored.
The left engine of the IndiGo plane, on the Goa-Delhi route caught fire around 20 minutes into the flight.(PTI File / Representational Photo)
The left engine of the IndiGo plane, on the Goa-Delhi route caught fire around 20 minutes into the flight.(PTI File / Representational Photo)

IndiGo denies Goa minister claim of its plane engine catching fire mid-air

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 02:04 PM IST
Goa’s environment minister Nilesh Cabral confirmed the incident and said that the sight of the left engine ablaze caused panic and mayhem aboard the flight but the pilot handled the situation well.
Tourists and others discarding plastic in public places will attract a fine of Rs 2,500 for first offence, Rs 3,500 for second offence and Rs 5,000 for third offence and can even be punished with jail up to five days if the bill banning plastic is passed in Goa(AFP)
Tourists and others discarding plastic in public places will attract a fine of Rs 2,500 for first offence, Rs 3,500 for second offence and Rs 5,000 for third offence and can even be punished with jail up to five days if the bill banning plastic is passed in Goa(AFP)

Beach-holiday destination Goa set to junk plastic for good

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 07:38 PM IST
Goa is all set to bring in a law to ban manufacturing, trade and end use of single-use plastic. But the proposed ban in the beach state is unlikely to succeed if all stakeholders are not taken into confidence says an expert
Environmentalists have expressed the fear that the High Tide Line is being deviously shown further seawards in order to protect structures that would otherwise be marked illegal.(HT Photo)
Environmentalists have expressed the fear that the High Tide Line is being deviously shown further seawards in order to protect structures that would otherwise be marked illegal.(HT Photo)

Goa to push Centre for designation of low-lying lands as eco-sensitive zones

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 01:16 AM IST
They are facing a threat from breaches in the dykes allowing ingress of sea water as well as from reclamation for tourism purposes.
Goa governor Mridula Sinha flanked by newly sworn-in BJP legislators Milind Naik (L) and Nilesh Cabral after they were administered the oath of office in Parrikar-led cabinet, in Panaji on Monday.(PTI File Photo)
Goa governor Mridula Sinha flanked by newly sworn-in BJP legislators Milind Naik (L) and Nilesh Cabral after they were administered the oath of office in Parrikar-led cabinet, in Panaji on Monday.(PTI File Photo)

2 ailing Goa ministers dropped, replaced; Cong cries hypocrisy

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 11:45 PM IST
Nilesh Cabral, a BJP lawmaker from South Goa district’s Curchorem seat located in the heart of the mining belt and has been championing the cause of resumption of mining, while Milind Naik represents the district’s Mormugao seat.
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar is undergoing treatment at AIIMS, Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar is undergoing treatment at AIIMS, Delhi.(PTI Photo)

BJP rules out replacing ailing Manohar Parrikar in Goa, may reallocate his 52 portfolios

By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 11:35 PM IST
BJP leaders continued to speak in different voices, but seemed to agree on the point that Parrikar would continue to hold charge of the chief minister’s post while all of his 52 portfolios would be redistributed.
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