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BJP sticks to ‘quit PM’ demand, parliament adjourned (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were repeatedly adjourned for the fourth consecutive day Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kept up its demand for ... Read more...

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Ram Sene should be monitored: Congress


June 21st, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) Activities of the Sri Rama Sene (SRS) should be monitored and the outfit should be deterred from setting up base in Goa, a Congress leader said ... Read more...

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Congress going through a ‘lull’ period in Goa: MP


June 7th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 7 (IANS) Former chief minister and Congress MP Francisco Sardinha Thursday defended his party's inability to take the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government head on in Goa, ... Read more...

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Navy preventing Goa Christians from praying at chapel: Congress MP


May 9th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A Congress MP Wednesday accused the Indian Navy of repeatedly barring Christians from praying at a sacred chapel on the Anjadip island, a few hundred ... Read more...

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Stormy start to parliament, 8 Congress MPs suspended (Roundup)


April 24th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Congress Tuesday moved to get eight of its MPs suspended from the Lok Sabha for repeatedly disrupting the house ... Read more...

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Congress moves to suspend eight MPs from Lok Sabha (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Lok Sabha Tuesday suspended eight Congress MPs from the Telangana region after the party itself moved a motion against ... Read more...

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Congress MPs from Telangana suspended from Lok Sabha


April 24th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Eight Congress MPs from Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh were suspended from the Lok Sabha for four days for causing disruptions in the house ... Read more...

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Goa Congress leaders to explain poll defeat to Antony


April 10th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 10 (IANS) Top Congress leaders from Goa will be summoned to New Delhi to meet the high command later this week for a post-mortem of the party's ... Read more...

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Goa skips siesta to vote, turnout over 80 percent (Night Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Goa seems to have opted against a Saturday siesta with 82.8 percent of its 10.26 lakh voters exercising their franchise to pick a 40-member assembly, ... 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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Congress claim whittles, BJP coy over seats


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) After consistently claiming that the Congress-NCP alliance would win 25 seats in the Goa assembly, Congress leader Francisco Sardinha has scaled down the assessment to ... Read more...

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Congress probes audio glitch in PM’s rally


March 1st, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 1 (IANS) The Congress in Goa Thursday launched a probe into the sound system failure during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's election rally the day before.State Congress president ... 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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‘Poll panel raid on priest creating communal tension’


February 10th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 10 (IANS) Even as the Congress has accused the Election Commission of India (ECI) of inciting communalism in Goa, poll officials here have said that they only ... Read more...

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Telangana issue stalls parliament as MPs unite (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Their political divisions notwithstanding, some ruling Congress MPs from Telangana region Thursday joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Telangana Rashtriya Samithi (TRS) members to ... Read more...

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Day 19: Parliament again collapses without business (Lead)


December 8th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Parliament collapsed into din Wednesday - the 19th day of no business - due to persistent opposition protests demanding a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into ... Read more...

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Two Goa MPs accuse navy of being anti-Christian


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Two Congress MPs from Goa have accused the Indian Navy of being anti-Christian and are lobbying with Defence Minister A.K. Antony against attempts made by the force to ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for fourth time (Lead)


March 8th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MPs, led by Sharad Yadav, joined the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) to protest the Women's Reservation Bill in the Lok ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned early over lack of quorum


July 31st, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Lok Sabha was adjourned 16 minutes before schedule Friday over the issue of a lack of quorum and the poor attendance of MPs. When Minister of State ... Read more...

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Goa government withdraws SEZ policy


June 15th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Monday said the state government has through a cabinet decision formally scrapped a controversial special economic zone (SEZ) policy. Speaking to reporters after the ... Read more...

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Goa re-elects sitting MPs, albeit with depleted margins


May 16th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) Goa re-elected both its sitting MPs with the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning one each of the two Lok Sabha seats in the state. ... Read more...

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BJP leading in both seats in Goa


May 16th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) Early trends in Goa Saturday indicated that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in both Lok Sabha constituencies of the state, bringing some cheer to the ... Read more...

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Goa’s results expected in three hours


May 15th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 15 (IANS) Results for the two Lok Sabha seats in Goa would be declared about three hours after counting of the approximately 550,000 votes begins Saturday morning, the state's ... Read more...

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Infighting in Goa’s ruling alliance out in open after polls


April 24th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 24 (IANS) Leaders of the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance in Goa who are unhappy with their colleagues have taken to publicly airing their grievances following the conclusion of ... Read more...

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Goa polls peaceful, over 52 percent votes cast (Third Lead)


April 24th, 2009 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Voting for Goa's two Lok Sabha seats passed off peacefully Thursday, with an estimated voter turnout of 52.39 percent, an election official said. "There was 56 ... Read more...

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Over 40 percent voting in Goa till 3 p.m. (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) After a slow start in the morning, the polling percentages picked up in Goa, through the afternoon, with 40.20 percent of the 10.20 lakh voters exercising their ... Read more...

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Slow polling in Goa (Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Barring a few polling stations in the mining belt, voting for the Lok Sabha elections was on at a snail's pace in Goa Thursday, officials said. The election ... Read more...

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Polling for Lok Sabha underway in Goa


April 23rd, 2009 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Voting was underway across 1,339 polling booths for the two Lok Sabha seats in Goa Thursday. While polling booths opened at 7 a.m., voting picked up only an ... Read more...

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Congress won’t act against Goa ministers’ outburst


April 22nd, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 22 (IANS) The Congress has decided not to take any action against the rebellious but powerful Alemao brothers - Churchill and Joaquim - both Goa cabinet ministers, who had ... Read more...

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BJP takes on Congress-NCP combine in Goa (Poll Curtainraiser - Goa)


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 22 (IANS) The two Lok Sabha seats from Goa will see the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) battle it out Thursday with the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) combine that belatedly ... Read more...

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Campaigning for Goa’s two Lok Sabha seats ends


April 21st, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) Campaigning for the two Lok Sabha seats in Goa wound up Tuesday evening, with both the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) combine and the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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BJP journeys from protecting cows to supporting bullfights


April 21st, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, April 21 (IANS) The Goa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has supported the move to legalise bullfights in the state, moving far from its professed commitment ... Read more...

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Congress minister in Goa terms state party leaders ‘dishonest’


April 20th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 20 (IANS) Goa's Public Works Department minister Churchill Alemao, angry over denial of ticket to his daughter Valanka, turned on his own Congress party and its South Goa candidate ... Read more...

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BJP cries foul against Goa speaker attending Congress rallies


April 16th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) The presence of Goa legislative assembly speaker during the Congress election campaign and road-shows has riled the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who termed the act as ... Read more...

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