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Doctors strike in Maharashtra: Resident doctors asked to report to work or lose six month’s salary

The resident doctors of state-run hospitals in Maharashtra stayed away from work for the third day today, prompting the government to order them to report to duty by this evening or lose six months’ salary. Nearly 4,000 doctors have been on strike in various government and municipal hospitals since Monday ...

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BJP govt in Goa will collapse soon: Shiv Sena

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Describing the ruling alliance in Goa, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and comprising two regional parties Goa Forward Party and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and two Independent legislators, as a “corrupt nexus,” Shiv Sena national spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Monday predicted that this government will collapse soon. “Manohar ...

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Alliance plan sabotaged, why am I being made a villain, asks Digvijaya Singh on Goa setback

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Faced with severe criticism of his handling of the Goa elections, Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday hit back, saying his proposal for a pre-poll alliance with the Goa Forward Party was “sabotaged” by his own leaders. Singh said it was unfair that he was now being made out ...

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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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Sack Digvijaya Singh for Goa Loss, demands Renuka Chowdhary

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The worries for the Congress seem to be never ending. Renuka Chowdhary has gone on to slam Digvijaya Singh by calling the Goa loss, ‘stupid.’ The former Union Minister has also sought for the removal of Singh from the post of Congress General Secretary. She went on to attack the ...

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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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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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Is Parrikar returning as Goa CM? BJP MLAs pass resolution; MGP, GFP onboard claims BJP

The Maharashtra Gomantak Party (MGP), one of the kingmakers in Goa after election results were announced, has said that it will extend support to the BJP only if Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is brought back to the state as Chief Minister. The BJP may be thinking on the same line. ...

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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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