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OMG! Mumbai model offers Rs 50k to person who flings rotten coconut at Vijai Sardesai

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Piqued about the fact that Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai, leader of the Goa Foward Party and his two MLAs who were elected by the people of Goa, because of their anti BJP stance have now joined the BJP and were crucial in forming the government in Goa, Mumbai-based model and ...

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BJP spent Rs 1,000 crore to lure Goa MLAs, says Congress, Vijai paid Rs 10 crore CASH

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PANAJI: The Congress on Wednesday claimed that Rs 1,000 crore had been spent on horse-trading and luring non-Congress legislators by the BJP to form a coalition government in Goa earlier this week. A Goa Congress leader said Vijai Sardesai was paid Rs 10 crore in cash on the spot, to ...

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Is Mridula Sinha Goa Governor, or a BJP Central Minister, ask Goans?

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Certain acts of the Goa Governor Mridula Sinha over the last 4 days, have promoted several people in Goa to ask this question above. With questions being raised on social media on the dubious role of the Governor and the blatant misuse of the office of the Governor, IndiaNewsNet.IN conducted ...

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Now Goa’s BJP ‘Altar Boys’ want MGP and GFP to help U-Turn BJP form Govt in State

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Panaji: Seven Catholic MLAs of the BJP on Sunday made a public plea to regional parties and Independent legislators to support the party in government formation in Goa. Speaking to reporters in Panaji, BJP MLA Michael Lobo said: “We seven members of minority are appealing to Goa Forward, MGP and ...

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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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Congress, NCP call for parallel counting of votes on EVMs, VVPAT in Goa

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PANAJI: The leaders of the Congress and the NCP from Goa on Monday requested the Election Commission to conduct simultaneous counting of votes from EVMs and Voters Verification Paper Audit Trail on March 11 to ensure accuracy. The leaders of both parties called upon the full bench of the ECI, ...

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Inquiry ordered into allegation of excess spending by Goa poll officials

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PANAJI: Goa Chief Electoral Officer Kunal on Friday said he had formed a committee to look into the allegation of excessive expenditure by election officials during the recently-held assembly polls. “There were allegations against the state (election) machinery on social media that they spent much more than what was required….a ...

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Goa elections: BJP, Cong out to woo independents to reach the target

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MARGAO: With poll pundits predicting a fractured mandate in the assembly polls, the backroom channels of the two major political parties of the state—BJP and Congress—are already engaged in talks with some key independent candidates who are likely to emerge triumphant, in a bid to win them over to their ...

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24% of Goa beaches severely damaged by erosion says Water Resouces Dept Report

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PANAJI: Goa’s beaches, which attract a million tourists every year, are gradually reducing with erosion gnawing away nearly one-fourth of the state’s coastline. Around 25km of the 105km of the coastline has been severely damaged by erosion due to natural as well as human factors, water resources department has said ...

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