Tuesday 21 February 2017

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Is 35-day long postal ballot secured?

This is the first time Goa is experiencing a gap of 35 days between the polling day (4th February) and counting day (11th March). And thus the postal ballot is in the news. READ

Will the silent voter decide the fate of candidates?

Fingers crossed; that’s the mental condition of most of the candidates in the recently held Assembly election. Simply because the voter had gone silent! READ

All 4 major parties claim large turnout will give them absolute majority

There are four political parties which are in a position to form the next government in Goa with their own strength. And all four of them claim that the large turnout, equivalent to 2012, is ... READ

Goa has ‘unofficial’ ban on beef: Church

The Church has alleged that Goa’s BJP government has ‘unofficially’ banned beef in Goa. READ

Either Parrikar will be back as CM or rule Goa from Delhi: Shah

The Bharatiya Janata Party has suddenly started a buzz on getting defence minister Manohar Parrikar back as the Goa chief minister. READ

ECI not happy with liquor check, tightens Casino monitoring

The Election Commission of India has warned the state excise department to directly intervene if they fail to tighten the movement of liquor in the state. READ

Did Rahul agree to alliance as Rane threatened not to contest?

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi finally agreed ‘in principle’ to have alliance is learnt to be the outcome of final attempt by opposition leader Pratapsing Rane and former CM Digambar Kamat. READ

Goa Assembly poll on 4 Feb, with Punjab, Counting on 11 March

The Election Commission has announced Assembly election dates for five states - Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Manipur. While Goa and Punjab will have single-phase election on February 4, Uttarakhand will vote on February 15. ... READ

SC bars using religion, language for vote; will it affect Church and MoI?

While five states are awaiting Assembly elections in the next two days, the Supreme Court has delivered a historic judgement: no candidate can ask for vote in the name of religion, race, caste, community or ... READ

Church thanks BJP Govt, asks why criticised for its contacts with Govt

Goa’s Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao has asserted that Church would once again issue an advisory to its people to elect right candidates in the forthcoming Assembly election, as per their conscience. READ