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Goa: AAP leader Ashish Kanekar joins Congress ahead of Valpoi by-poll

Ashish Kanekar, who was the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate in Valpoi for the February 4 polls, joined Congress on Saturday and is likely to be fielded against Congress rebel and now BJP member Vishwajit Rane in the upcoming by-poll. Rane, who resigned as MLA and from the Congress hours ...

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Rs 2500 ‘gift’ to Congress workers in Valpoi – to ‘support’ Vishwajit Rane and join BJP?

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Certain congress workers in Valpoi have alleged that supporters and dalals of Vishwajit Rane were offering Rs 2500 per person or per signature to “support” the former Congress MLA and shift their loyalties to the BJP. According to earlier media reports, Block Congress committee members from Valpoi in North Goa ...

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Congress has strong base in Valpoi, people will teach Vishwajit Rane a lesson: Girish Chodankar

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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 ...

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Former Congress MLA from Valpoi, Vishwajit Rane Exits Cong With 1000 Party Workers

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Following the former Congress MLA from Valpoi, Vishwajit Rane, 1000 Congress block members have decided to resign from the party and back Rane’s decision to join the BJP government. The former health minister had, on Monday, held a series of meetings in with minority groups, councillors of the Municipal Council ...

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Ex-Goa Congress MLA Vishwajit Rane, son of former Goa CM Pratapsinh Rane to join BJP tomorrow

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Former Goa Congress MLA Vishwajit Rane would be inducted into the BJP tomorrow, a party leader said today. The former Valpoi legislator had resigned from the Congress as well as an MLA on March 16, the day Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar won a crucial trust vote on the floor ...

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Congress Protests Goa Governor’s Address with black bands, Stages Walkout

PANAJI: The Goa Legislative Assembly today witnessed protests during the speech by Governor Mridula Sinha with Opposition Congress legislators staging a walkout midway. The members, sporting black bands, were protesting Governor’s action of not inviting them to form the government in the state despite emerging as the single largest party ...

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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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Alliance plan sabotaged, why am I being made a villain, asks Digvijaya Singh on Goa setback

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Faced with severe criticism of his handling of the Goa elections, Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday hit back, saying his proposal for a pre-poll alliance with the Goa Forward Party was “sabotaged” by his own leaders. Singh said it was unfair that he was now being made out ...

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Digvijaya came to Goa for ‘luxury, not work’: Parrikar post floor test win

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Panaji: Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged successful in the crucial floor test with the support of 22 legislators, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday trained his guns on Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh and said that the latter had come to the coastal state for luxury and ...

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