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Goa top cop Dy SP Sammy Tavares claims Catholic saint helped him track Irish tourist’s killer

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Panaji:  A police officer who led the probe into the brutal murder of an Irish tourist in Goa on March 13 has claimed that his patron saint, St. Anthony of Padua, helped him track the killer. In a Facebook post uploaded late on Wednesday, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Canacona) Sammy ...

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Goa Congress Legislator Vishwajit Rane, Missing From Trust Vote, Quits Party

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PANAJI: Congress legislator and senior Goa leader Vishwajit Rane has resigned from the party. A short while ago, Mr Rane added deep insult to the Congress’ injury when he walked out of the state assembly before the BJP’s Manohar Parrikar sought and won a vote of confidence. “I have resigned ...

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Goa Elections 2017: Cong won Goa, Manipur but BJP threw money to steal the mandate: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday his party won assembly elections in Manipur and Goa but the BJP threw money to “steal the mandate”, as the saffron party appeared to inch ahead in the race to form governments in the two states. His comments came roughly an hour after ...

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Goa Cyber Warriors declares CYBER WAR on Goa BJP, Vijai Sardesai and Goa Foward Party

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The Goa Cyber Warriors – a Facebook group of Goan youth – both in Goa and out of the State, has declared a cyber war against the Goa BJP party, Manohar Parrikar, Vijai Sardesai and the MLAs of the Goa Forward Party who supported Vijai Sardesai without even a word ...

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Congress says ‘willing to sacrifice’, Vijai Sardesai says no question of withdrawing support to BJP

With barely 48 hours left to prove its majority, the Congress Party has indicated that it is willing to ‘sacrifice’ and has urged like-minded parties to come together and support the formation of non BJP government. Speaking to reporters outside Raj Bhavan, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee chief Luizinho Faleiro said: “Soniaji is ...

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Goa Elections 2017: How Congress edged out BJP and blanked out AAP?

The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were going neck and neck in Goa as this article was being written. Any party could make the government in Goa, given how fickle Goa MLAs are and how quickly they change parties. The 40-member state enjoyed political stability over the last ...

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Goa election results 2017: BJP CM among losers as Congress sees chance in hung House

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BY 2 pm, a nervous Rajendra Arlekar, standing in a corner of the counting centre at Bal Bhawan in Panjim, had become the face of the ruling BJP. As the sympathetic security protocol offered the Pernem candidate and Minister for Environment water and protection, and a sloganeering crowd of Maharashtrawadi ...

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Goa Elections 2017: Is Vijai Sardesai of Goa Forward eyeing the Goa CM’s Post in lieu of support to Congress?

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A hung assembly in Goa has sparked off a tug of war between the Congress and the BJP to form the next government in the state. According to sources, Vijai Sardesai of the newly formed Goa Forward party may be eyeing the Goa CM’s seat in lieu of support to ...

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Mumbaikars troubled as Ola, Uber Strike keeps nearly 40k cabs off the roads

A strike called by the union of Ola and Uber cab drivers on Friday, to vent their ire against companies’ policies, has hit commuters hard. Shortage of cabs and cancellation of cab trips has troubled many commuters. Garema Khurana, who travels by cab from Goregaon till Lower Parel daily, had to ...

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Produce green clearance docs for building 3 metro stations: HC

Mumbai, Mar 10 (PTI) The Bombay High Court today asked the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRCL) to place before it documents pertaining to clearance from the Union Environment Ministry (MoEF) for construction of three stations in South Mumbai under the Metro line III project. The MMRCL, however, claimed before the ...

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