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Goa Government Files Review Petition In Supreme Court Against Mining Ban

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 7:59 AM

The Goa government filed a review petition in the SC against its 2018 judgement imposing a ban on iron ore mining activity in the coastal state, CM Pramod Sawant said. In a tweet, Mr Sawant informed about filing of the review petition challenging the top court's order dated February-7, 2018, that quashed second renewals granted to 88 iron ore mining leases in the state.
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Goa Approves Amendment Allowing Women In Industries To Work Night Shifts

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 8:06 AM

The Goa cabinet approved an amendment to the Factories-Act which will allow industries to employ women for night-shifts. Deputy CM Vijai Sardesai said amendment-bill would be tabled in the upcoming-monsoon-session of the Legislative-Assembly. Once the amendment is passed by the House, women will be able to work from 7-pm to 6-am only if an employer takes prior approval of Chief-Inspector of Factories and Boilers.
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Goa Governor Summons Assembly Session On June 4

Sunday, June 2, 2019, 8:19 AM

Mridula Sinha, the Governor of Goa, has summoned Assembly-Session on Tuesday, June-4. The special session of the Legislative Assembly will be meeting in the assembly hall at 11.30 am. According to reports, new-speaker of Goa-Assembly could be elected in the special session. The post of Assembly-Speaker has been lying vacant since Pramod Sawant left the post to take charge as the state chief minister.