Sunday 09 May 2021

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Politics | By-Elections

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

BJP to have Chintan today on alliance with MGP

BJP's Goa unit will hold a 'Chintan Baithak' today to review the performance of its government led by Laxmikant Parsekar and decide strategy for the 2017 state Assembly polls. READ

Cong scared; demands Panaji poll with Delhi

The Congress party in Goa has written to the Election Commission of India (ECI) seeking to reschedule the proposed Panaji by-election and schedule it along with Delhi elections. READ

Panaji bye-poll on 13 Feb, Delhi election on 7 Feb

Panaji by-election will be held on 13 February, a Friday, along with five other Assembly seats in each state and one Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal. READ

Is Babush’s withdrawal part of BJP’s master plan?

Why St Cruz MLA Babush Monseratte has gulped down his own announcement and withdrawn from the Panaji by-election contest, which is yet to be announced? READ

Parrikar 'names' Siddharth, pending official announcement

Much before the party could officially decide, defence minister Manohar Parrikar has named his successor – his close aide Siddhartha Kunkolienkar, for Panaji. READ

Babush firm fighting Cong & BJP in Panaji

Political parties have geared up for the Panaji constituency by-election with senior Congress leaders Surendra Furtado and Arthur Sequeira staking claims to contest the seat. READ

Parrikar resigns as Panaji MLA, no successor announced yet

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar is no more MLA of Panaji now. He is now officially Rajya Sabha MP from Lucknow. READ

Parrikar may resign as Panaji MLA during IFFI

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar may resign as Panaji MLA during IFFI, when he is planning to come down for its inaugural on 20 November. READ

GPCC submits report to HC on Cortalim withdrawal

Goa Congress leaders today submitted a report about Cortalim by-poll fiasco -- where the party candidate withdrew from the fray paving way for unopposed election of BJP's Alina Saldanha -- to the high command. READ