Tuesday 20 October 2020

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Politics | Local Bodies

Revival plan of ‘Fontainhas Festival’ brings out RSS-BJP rift in CCP poll

Differences between the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Bharatiya Janata Party have now become public on the eve of election of City Corporation of Panaji, scheduled tomorrow. READ

CCP Poll: Is it a semi-final for all 3 - Babush, Siddharth and Cong?

The election of City Corporation of Panaji (CCP), the state capital of Goa, may perhaps put an end to many questions raised that would decide the fate of forthcoming Assembly election. READ

21 Cr to each municipality, 80 L to each panchayat!!

The self-governing bodies in Goa have a major task to upgrade cities and villages, which the union budget enhancing its grants by 228 per cent. READ

In BJP-ruled Gujarat, Cong makes gains in Civic Polls

Brushing off some early competition from the Congress, the BJP won all six major municipal corporations in Gujarat, where votes were counted in crucial local body elections today. READ

8 municipal councils 'allow' their Heads unopposed, 3 councils 'elect'

Eight among total 11 municipalities today elected its new chairpersons and vice-chairpersons unopposed while Margao set a new trend by taking oath at the historic Lohia Maidan for the first time. READ

Lots favour Khot panel twice, women to rule also Canacona

Canacona municipal elections of chairperson and vice chairperson turned out to be the most interesting one. READ

Mapusa row resolved; Falari CP, Merlene VCP

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar finally intervened to rescue his deputy and reach a ‘consensus’ to elect a chairperson and vice chairperson of Mapusa municipal council. READ

Cong demands action for milk bath, BJP asks 'Why?'

A video clip of a councillor having a milk bath after getting elected on a BJP-supported municipal panel has triggered a bout of sparring between the Congress and the ruling BJP in Goa. READ

Digambar-Vijai alliance in Margao council only up to Assembly poll

The ruling alliance in Margao municipality between Congress MLA Digambar Kamat and independent MLA Vijai Sardesai will continue only up to the next Assembly election. READ

BJP councillor takes milk bath for winning election (Video)

A Goa Councillor received VVIP ‘milk’ treatment after he won the civic polls earlier this month. He was showered with vessels on milk as a sign of hero worship by his supporters. READ