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


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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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: Vijai Sardesai is a Liar, deal with BJP was struck before results were announced: Congress


Elected representatives from the Congress party in Goa have gone into overdrive, blaming the over ambitious Vijai Sardesai of the Goa Forward Party for whatever happened in Goa. According to a senior Congress leader who spoke to IndiaNewsNet.IN, the deal between the BJP and Vijai Sardesai was worked out even ...

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Dear BJP Stop Chasing Goa Forward Party, Vijai Sardesai Will Not Support U-Turn Party


Social Media today and particularly Facebook was agog with posts on how Goa Forward Party (GFP) boss-man Vijai Sardesai was leaning towards the BJP and with rumours flying fast and thick that both the GFP and the MGP were supporting the BJP, the party was all set to form the ...

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


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 Forward Party says ‘informal’ talks on with both BJP, Congress

PANAJI, MARCH 12:   The Goa Forward Party (GFP), which is emerging as a key player in the formation of the next government in the coastal state, today said it is waiting for a formal proposal from the BJP or the Congress to decide their next move. “We have not given ...

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


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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Navelim resident files petition against inclusion of service voters on rolls

PANAJI: Navelim residentInacio Estevam Vas, on Thursday, filed a writ petition in the High Court of Bombay at Goa with the chief electoral officer and the electoral registration officer of Navelim Constituency as respondents. In his petition he stated that the electoral rolls prepared for Navelim constituency for the 2017 ...

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Goa Assembly Elections 2017: Why Exit Polls may fail to predict actual results

Panaji, March 9: The state of Goa went to polls on February 4 and the results of March 11 will decide the fate of 251 candidates who contested in the Goa Assembly elections 2017. Considered as a four-cornered battle between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress, the debutant Aam Aadmi Party ...

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