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

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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

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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

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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

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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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