Tuesday 27 October 2020

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Politics

Will disqualification petition in SC affect BJP; benefit Congress? (By Sandesh Prabhudesai)

Will the Supreme Court admitting disqualification petition against 10 MLAs, who quit the Congress and joined the BJP, have any impact on the existing all-powerful BJP government of Goa? And will these MLAs, including three ... READ

Goa Forward embraces Shivsena for Earthquake, forming Front to topple BJP Govt in Goa

In a dramatic development, Goa Forward has joined hands with Shivsena to topple the BJP government of Goa, on the lines of Maharashtra, by extending the Maha Vikas Aghadi to the tourist state. READ

Full Goa Assembly had crossed over in 1980!

Hell broke on social media when 10 more Congress MLAs formed a separate group of two third and crossed over to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. It reduced original 17-member Congress to mere 5 in ... READ

Congress won South Goa, but BJP gained!

Even BJP camp had surrendered to the fact that Franciso Sardinha of Congress would win South Goa MP election of 2019. But hardly anybody expected that the margin would be hardly 10,000 votes. READ

Do Goan voters follow the Parties & Leaders?

“I am a voter from Mandrem constituency. Today is the election. I enter the polling booth. There are two Electronic Voting Machines in front of me. One for Lok Sabha and another for Mandrem Assembly ... READ

Not ‘sacred’, a ‘secret’ vote will dominate

Normally it is silent vote that decides the winners in Goa elections nowadays. Open affiliation to any candidate or party is limited only to the hard-core cadres & ‘paid workers’. Majority prefers to remain silent ... READ

Babu & Pavaskar merge MGP group into BJP! Why?

Finally it happened. MGP Minister Babu Azgaonkar and Sanvordem MLA Deepak Pavaskar split from the party and merged their two third group into the Bharatiya Janata Party post-midnight at around 2.30 am. READ

Shocking: Kala Academy ‘purified’ after Parrikar’s funeral Darshan

In a shocking incident, Goa Kala Academy, a government institution, performed a Hom (होम) today for Shanti (Peace) and Shuddhikaran (Purification), since former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s mortal remains were kept there for the Darshan. ... READ

Babush joins Goa Forward, to support Parrikar in Panaji

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and Goa Forward minister Vijai Sardesai have played a master stroke. Babush Monseratte has joined Goa Forward. READ

Cong cross-voted at Presidential election in Goa; 3 to 6 MLAs

Election of President has created yet another political turmoil in Goa, due to cross voting on the Congress side. READ