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Parrikar still hooked to ‘Nayak’-like solutions (Goa Newsletter)


June 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) A fan of Bollywood film "Nayak", Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday almost played out a scene from the 2001 hit movie.Parrikar, during an interaction ... Read more...

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Parrikar inducts six new ministers in Goa


April 8th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inducted six new ministers in his cabinet at a ceremony at Raj Bhavan Sunday.Goa Governor K. Sankaranarayanan administered the oath ... Read more...

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BJP asks governor to follow up on Goa Lokayukta bill


March 7th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dona Paula (Goa), March 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition, which has staked claim to forming the government in Goa, Wednesday asked Governor K. Sankaranarayanan to urge ... Read more...

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BJP-led coalition stakes claim to form Goa government (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dona Paula (Goa), March 7 (IANS) A 26-member Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition Wednesday staked claim to forming government in Goa, a day after a stunning verdict saw the party ... Read more...

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Family raj over and out in Goa? Think again


March 7th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 7 (IANS) The record 82 percent-plus voting in Goa may have seen two political families being voted out of electoral contention, but if you think 'family raj' ... Read more...

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BJP-MGP alliance routs Congress-NCP in Goa (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Riding on a strong anti-incumbency wave, the Bharatiya Janata Party-Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (BJP-MGP) alliance romped home Tuesday by winning 24 seats in the 40 member ... Read more...

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Celebrations at BJP office in Goa


March 6th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Celebrations were on at the Bharatiya Janata Party's office here Tuesday as the party along with its alliance partner, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), won ... Read more...

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Kamat resigns as Goa chief minister


March 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Digambar Kamat Tuesday resigned as chief minister of Goa and blamed his Congress party's sidelining him ahead of the assembly elections for the debacle ... Read more...

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Lokayukta appointment to be our first action in Goa: Sonia Gandhi


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday said the first action of the Congress government in Goa, if the party is re-elected to power, would be the ... Read more...

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BJP fielding candidates of mining lobby: Kamat


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, himself accused of involvement in a mining scam, Saturday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with pandering to the mining ... Read more...

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Goa results will go the way of Mumbai civic poll: BJP


February 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) Results of the Goa assembly elections will go the way of the Mumbai civic polls, a top BJP leader said here Saturday."This election on March ... Read more...

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Trinamool in Goa like mushroom in monsoon: Congress


February 13th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 13 (IANS) The Congress Monday compared the newly-emerged Trinamool Congress in Goa to a mushroom growing in the monsoon, saying the party had just come up at ... Read more...

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BJP announces poll alliance with MGP in Goa


February 5th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday announced a pre-poll alliance in Goa with the regional Maharshtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP).BJP president Nitin Gadkari, who was in ... Read more...

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Congress facing dual incumbency in Goa: Jaitley


January 15th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) The Congress is facing a "dual incumbency" factor in Goa, with both the Congress-led governments in the state and centre ridden with scandals and maladministration, ... Read more...

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Two NCP ministers quit Congress-led Goa government


March 14th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 14 (IANS) Two Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) ministers resigned from the Congress-led Goa government Monday, two days before the start of the assembly's budget session, state party ... Read more...

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Sonia to nominate Goa state chief


September 13th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 13 (IANS) The next chief of the Congress in Goa will be named by party president Sonia Gandhi and will not be elected through intra-party polls, a state leader ... Read more...

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Ministers threaten to topple Goa government, Kamat unfazed (Lead)


March 19th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 19 (IANS) Five ministers in Goa's Congress-led ruling coalition Friday boycotted a cabinet meeting and threatened to topple the government during the budget session later this month if their ... Read more...

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Ministers others threaten to topple Goa government


March 19th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 19 (IANS) Five ministers in the Congress-led coalition in Goa Friday boycotted a cabinet meeting and threatened to topple the ruling alliance in the budget session this month if 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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Mysterious ’swearing-in’ SMS sends Goa politics into tizzy


February 26th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 26 (IANS) A mysterious SMS from the department of information and publicity (DIP) on "a swearing-in ceremony" at Raj Bhavan sent Goa's politically volatile circles into a tizzy Friday - ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP continue to squabble over Goa seats


March 4th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 4 (IANS) Goa's ruling coalition partners the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) continue their squabble over seat sharing in the coming Lok Sabha polls. Voting in the two ... Read more...

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