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Sharad Pawar supports Goa NCP MLA Churchill Alemao, hits out at Congress for failing to form govt

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KOCHI: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today lashed out at the Congress for “failing” to form a government in Goa, saying his party MLA voted for the BJP in the trust vote as “action” was missing from the Congress leadership to form a government there. He said it was possible for ...

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

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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 ...

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Manohar Parrikar very busy with Casinos, Goa BJP website still shows old MLA list, Parsekar as CM, Parrikar as DM

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In spite of all the big talk by the BJP supremo and Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on Digital India, Make in India, etc, as of writing this report, at 21.30 HRS on 30th March 2017, the official Goa BJP website goabjp.org showed the old list of MLAs ...

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Goa Forward Party’s Vijai Sardesai discussed joining BJP with Michael Lobo on day of elections

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According to a “South Goa Congress MLA close to both Vijai Sardesai and Michael Lobo” the duo had a detailed discussion on the prospect of Sardesai joining the BJP the day the elections got over in Goa – 4th Feb 2017. Says the South Goa Congress MLA, “Lobo was insisting ...

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

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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

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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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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

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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 – ...

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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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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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