Friday 20 January 2017

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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

MGP to join hands with RSS-led GSM to make Sudin the CM

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party President Deepak Dhawalikar has confirmed it would join hands with BBSM-initiated Goa Suraksha Manch in the next Assembly election; not with the Bharatiya Janata Party. READ

Mauvin’s power subsidy was an ‘attempt of scam’: Parrikar

Finally, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar opened his mouth, to tell where Mauvin Godinho and Pandurang Madkaikar stand now in the BJP, after calling them biggest scamsters in the past. READ

Kejriwal names Elvis AAP’s CM-candidate

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced Elvis Gomes, who took voluntary retirement to contest from Cuncolim, as the chief ministerial candidate of Aam Aadmi Party. READ

Babu Azgaonkar to join MGP, checkmates begin between BJP-MGP

With Assembly election date coming closer, checkmates of the political chess have suddenly gained momentum. READ

Will act in 2 minutes against corrupt Congmen: Rahul

Rahul Gandhi has stunned Goans with his announcement that appears impossible considering the background of the Congress. READ

Goa poll possibly by mid-Feb, NRIs could hopefully vote from abroad

Goa Assembly poll is likely to be held before third week of February. READ