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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


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


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


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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SHAME: BJP indulging in horse-trading – offering Ministeries, SUVs, Property, Cash to support party, alleges Congress


Expressing confidence of forming the next government in Goa, Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Sunday alleged that a defeated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was indulging in horse-trading. Is this a party of morals? They have been defeated and doing horse-trading. They are promising ministries like distributing sweets, Singh told ...

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Last Chance for Congress in Goa – Either Perform or Perish, Says Digvijay Singh

Panaji: With the Congress emerging as the single largest party though short of a majority in Goa, senior leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday said the Goans have given them a last chance to either perform or perish. The Congress won 17 seats, surpassing the BJP which bagged 13, while 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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