All India Congress Committee (AICC) Secretary Girish Chodankar today said the Congress party had a strong base in Valpoi constituency and was all set to defeat Vishwajit Rane, former party MLA from the constituency, in the upcoming by-election. In a statement here today, Mr Chodankar said, ”The party has large ...Read More »
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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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
With licenses up for renewal on March 31, Goa Casino Lobby was keen on having Vijai Sardesai on its side: How Goa Forward became Goa Coward on Casino issue
BY FLYNN REMEDIOS: When the Goa Elections’ 2017 results were announced on March 11, the floating casino industry on the Mandovi river in Goa were on pins and needles, awaiting news on the fate of their operations. Their bosses were eagerly awaiting the news that Parrikar and the BJP – ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »