BJP delaying RP 2021: Goa Bachao Abhiyan

Goa Bachao Abhiyan (GBA) condemned the delay in finalizing of the regional plan 2021, stating that the BJP government is following the policy of its predecessor in keeping it in abeyance and allowing selective development. All types of violations, cutting of trees and hills and development in CRZ continues, the GBA alleged. Despite an assurance, what is not common in terms of RP 2021 and the 2001 plan is also being approved, GBA convenor Sabina Martins stated.

Punjabi held for drugs at Candolim: The police seized drugs worth 10,000 from a person on the roadside during a raid near the Candolim football ground on Saturday midnight. The team headed by PI Nolasco Raposo found Davinder Singh, 28, a native of Ludhiana, Punjab, in illegal possession of ganja after a search.[TOI]