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Casino lobby “donated” Rs 15 crore to Goa Govt for 6-month extension, boasts casino owner


A casino owner recently boasted that the casino lobby in Goa donated Rs 15 crore to the BJP-led coalition government in Goa to get an extension of 6 months. The coalition governments minority party – the Goa Forward Party and its leader Vijai Sardesai were dead against casinos earlier prior ...

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Shame on you, says Digvijaya Singh after Manohar Parrikar thanks him for Goa failure

New Delhi: A day after Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar took a jibe at Congress leader Digvijaya Singh thanking him for Goa win, the Rajya Sabha MP has sought an apology from Parrikar on Saturday for “cheating the people of the state” and also asked him to thank Union Minister ...

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Thank Nitin Gadkari for aggressive MLA buying: Digvijaya Singh to Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday sought an apology from Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar for “cheating the people of the state”, and asked him to thank Union minister Nitin Gadkari for “aggressive MLA buying”, thus helping him form the government in the coastal state. “Shame on you Mr Parrikar ...

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Will “anti-Casino” Vijai Sardesai and Goa Forward Party do a U-Turn and renew Casino licenses on March 31?


Casino licenses in Goa are expiring on March 31st this year! And do you know who was the most vocal and outspoken anti-Casino spokesperson and activist in Goa over the last 5 years. Well it was none other than our friend-turned-foe Vijai Sardesai and then his party the Goa Forward ...

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Now Goa GPCC head Luizinho Faleiro joins the blame game, says Digvijaya said letter to Goa Governor wasn’t needed


Continuing with the blame game related to the Congress fiasco on forming the new government in Goa, its state unit President Luizinho Faleiro on Friday said the central leadership failed to collect signed letters of support from potential alliance partners. Faleiro said a letter about emergence of Congress as the ...

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


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


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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‘Leaders from Delhi never wanted Congress to form government’: Goa MLA Vishwajeet Rane writes to Rahul Gandhi


PANAJI: A section of Congress MLAs in Goa want action against those responsible for the party’s failure to form government in the state despite emerging as the single largest party in the assembly elections. The leaders have sought appointment with the party vice-president Rahul Gandhi to apprise him about the “mismanagement” ...

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Sack Digvijaya Singh for Goa Loss, demands Renuka Chowdhary


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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