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Cong debacle in Panaji was expected: Khalap

Goa Congress today said it had expected the party's debacle in the recently-held Panaji bypoll, but claimed that it managed to retain its vote bank in the constituency, which had been favouring BJP since the ... READ

Siddharth wins Panaji by over 5000 votes, Cong manages 4600

Siddharth Kuncalienker of the Bharatiya Janata Party won the Panaji bye-election with a comfortable margin of over 5000 votes. READ

Panaji pulls record 71% voters for bye-poll

As much as 71.2 per cent of the voters today exercised franchise in the Panaji Assembly by-election, necessitated by Manohar Parrikar's resignation. READ

Panaji to elect Parrikar's successor tomorrow

Nearly 22,000 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise tomorrow in the Panaji assembly by-election which will decide the successor to BJP stalwart and former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar. READ

Panaji bye-poll campaign ends

The campaigning for the Panaji Assembly seat bye-election came to an end this evening. READ

No Panaji candidate has criminal record

None of the four candidates contesting for the Panaji Assembly constituency in the bypoll has a criminal record against them, according to their affidavits as accessed by election watchdog ADR. READ

BJP also promises 'Smart Panaji', but silent on casinos

The ruling BJP today promised to turn the state capital into 'a smart city', but its manifesto for the February 13 assembly by-election is mum on the controversial issue of shifting of the off-shore casinos. READ

Cong marches out of Casino issue in poll manifesto

Even as Congress has said that it would hold a march to demand shifting the offshore casinos from Mandovi river here, the party's manifesto for the Panaji bye-election does not have any mention of it. READ

Elect Furtado & Casinos would be out of Mandovi: Cong

Like BJP when in opposition, the opposition Congress today said it would shift the offshore casinos out of Mandovi river in Panaji. READ

Why should I co-operate with BJP, Wagh roars in protest

Ruling BJP’s rebel MLA Vishnu Wagh appears to be taking his party leadership head on: he has decided not to co-operate with the party until his dignity in the saffron brigade is restored. READ