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Two Goa ex-chief ministers, six ministers defeated


March 6th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Two former Goa chief ministers of the Congress were among the key losers along with six sitting cabinet ministers of the party-led government, as results ... Read more...

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Eight incumbent cabinet ministers lose polls in Goa


March 6th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Eight of the 11 cabinet ministers who contested the assembly elections here have had to bite the dust after a massive anti-incumbency wave knocked out the ... Read more...

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All four members of Alemao family lose


March 6th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) All four members of the Alemao family, who controversially got to contest as Congress-Nationalist Congress Party candidates, Tuesday lost the Goa assembly elections.Brothers Churchill and ... Read more...

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Goa skips siesta to vote, as high as 80 percent (Evening Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Goa appears to have opted against a Saturday siesta as nearly eight lakh people voted to pick a 40-member assembly, with all political players claiming ... Read more...

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Polling reaches 60 percent in Goa


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) With less than two hours left for polling in Goa to end, over 60 percent of 10.26 lakh voters had already exercised their franchise in ... Read more...

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Minister threatens police officer


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Goa Public Works Department Minister Churchill Alemao Saturday threatened a senior police officer in front of the media when police asked his daughter-candidate to stop canvassing ... Read more...

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Denied ticket, Goa Congress legislator slams Sonia


February 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's double-speak on 33 percent reservation for women has been exposed, party leader and Goa's only woman legislator Victoria Fernandes said Saturday, ... Read more...

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Families corner one-third of Congress tickets in Goa (Goa Newsletter)


February 10th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 10 (IANS) Five political families from Goa have cornered nearly one-third of Congress tickets for the March 3 assembly elections. And there's more to come.Two kins of Goa's ... Read more...

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Three Goa ministers’ kin among Congress nominees


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 7 (IANS) Family members of three Goa ministers figured in a list of seven candidates released by the Congress party Tuesday for the March 3 state assembly elections.The ... Read more...

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Two new faces, 2 defectors in Congress list for Goa


February 4th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 4 (IANS) The Congress Saturday released a list of 22 candidates for the March 3 polls in Goa to elect a 40-member assembly.The list contains only two ... Read more...

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Scam-tainted Congress looks to repeat win in Goa


December 25th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 25 (IANS) Though mired in various scandals and corruption allegations, Goa's ruling Congress party is looking to repeat its win against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) even ... Read more...

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India’s football friendly with South Africa postponed


December 5th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India's international football friendly with 2010 World Cup hosts South Africa slated for Jan 7 to mark the 150th year of arrival of Indians in ... Read more...

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Goa’s Alemao brothers resign from cabinet, Congress


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Goa ministers and brothers Churchill Alemao and Joaquim Alemao Saturday submitted their resignations from the cabinet as also the Congress party, after Churchil's daughter was ... Read more...

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Minister accuses NRI of defaming daughter on Facebook


April 28th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) Goa's Public Works Department Minister Churchill Alemao Wednesday filed a police complaint alleging that a Britain-based NRI abused his daughter on social networking site ... Read more...

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Goa PWD minister accused of corruption


April 18th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 18 (IANS) Goa's Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Churchill Alemao was Monday accused of corruption by a legislator of the NCP, a partner in the Congress-led government.Former tourism ... Read more...

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Ground given to Churchill Brothers club sparks row


March 28th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) The Goa government's decision to hand over a school ground to India's top football club Churchill Brothers, managed by two state ministers, has sparked a furore ... Read more...

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Congress rejects Pawar’s demand for berth to Pacheco


December 27th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 27 (IANS) The Congress party Tuesday dismissed Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar's demand to induct tainted legislator Mickky Pacheco in the Goa cabinet, a party official said.All India ... Read more...

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Goa Congress admits to crisis over Pacheco, can drop NCP (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 23 (IANS) Admitting to a crisis in the Congress-led government over tainted Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Mickky Pacheco's induction in the Goa cabinet, state party chief Subhash Shirodkar Thursday ... Read more...

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Chavan had to go, how can Pacheco come, ask Goa Congress dissidents


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 23 (IANS) A group of dissident Congress legislators has asked party president Sonia Gandhi to apply the same principles while inducting ministers in Goa as was done in Maharashtra ... Read more...

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10 Congress dissidents threaten to topple Goa government


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 22 (IANS) Ten Congress legislators, including four ministers, Wednesday threatened to pull down the Congress-led alliance government in Goa over the proposed induction of controversial Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader ... Read more...

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Rebel BJP legislator denies kidnapping, says decision on support later (Lead)


October 9th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 9 (IANS) One of the 13 rebel Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators of Karnataka Saturday denied the BJP's claim that they had been kidnapped by the Congress and the ... Read more...

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Congress, JD-S have kidnapped Karnataka MLAs, alleges BJP


October 9th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 9 (IANS) Eleven of the rebel Karnataka legislators staying at a five-star resort in Goa have been "forcefully kidnapped" by the Congress and Janata Dal-Secular, a Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy meets Karnataka rebels in Goa resort


October 8th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy arrived late Thursday night at a five star Goa resort where 14 Karnataka rebel legislators are camping, literally pushed his way ... Read more...

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‘Khatta Meetha’ makes waves in Goa assembly


July 26th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) Bollywood film "Khatta Meetha" made waves in the Goa legislative assembly Monday as legislators drew comparisons between corruption in the state and contractor-oriented systemic corruption theme shown ... Read more...

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Goans squeal in protest at minister’s remark


May 25th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 25 (IANS) It's a unique protest. A collective of rural NGOs and activists in Goa has been driving around a large pig, dressed in finery, in a pick-up van to ... Read more...

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Goa minister linked to illegal mining


April 16th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) Anti-mining groups in Goa Friday alleged that a Congress minister and a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator were both sheltering illegal mining operations in a wildlife sanctuary. ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to be consulted by troubled Goa Congress


April 6th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 6 (IANS) The ruling Congress and its ally Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Goa will consult Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on finding a solution to the threat facing their ... Read more...

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Goa CM asked to sort out differences with NCP, others


March 15th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 15 (IANS) The Goa Congress Legislature Party (CLP) has authorised Chief Minister Digambar Kamat to meet the Congress central leadership to sort out differences between the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) ... Read more...

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Goa may ban nudity, but unclear about topless bathing


March 12th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 12 (IANS) Nudity might be prohibited on Goan beaches, but the state tourism department is ambiguous about "topless bathing" on the beaches of Goa. "If in doubt, take local advice, especially ... Read more...

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Goa politician booked in Russian rape case


February 16th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 16 (IANS) The Crime Branch Tuesday formally charged Goa politician John Fernandes with raping and assaulting a 25-year-old Russian woman in December last year, police said. Speaking to IANS, Deputy ... Read more...

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Rumblings in Goa government, Congress says all is well


January 15th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) Some legislators and ministers in the Congress-led coalition government in Goa are unhappy with the way the administration is being run and a few are even tentatively ... Read more...

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Post molestation row, Churchill wants separate seats for men


January 8th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Jan 8 (IANS) Churchill Brothers Football Club chief patron Churchill Alemao wants separate compartments for women and men on board planes - now that his footballers are embroiled in a row ... Read more...

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Churchill Brothers’ sponsors may withdraw Musli power


January 6th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 6 (IANS) A leading aphrodisiac manufacturer could review its reported Rs.9 crore sponsorship of Churchill Brothers Football Club a day after its three players were held for allegedly molesting ... Read more...

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Churchill Alemao blames cramped flight for molestation row


January 6th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 6 (IANS) Chief patron of Churchill brothers football club, Churchill Alemao Wednesday said the cramped interior of a Spice Jet flight could have been one of the reasons for the ... Read more...

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Footballers accused of molestation backed by aphrodisiac maker


January 6th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 6 (IANS) The Churchill Brothers football team, offloaded from a Kolkata-bound flight in Mumbai after three of its players allegedly molested an airhostess, is sponsored by a sex aphrodisiac ... Read more...

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