Panaji bypoll

BJP's Pramod Sawant makes his mark in BJP's post-Manohar Parrikar era

While the 'crown jewel', the Panaji Assembly seat, held by the BJP since 1994 and one which bears Parrikar's familiar footprint was lost, the effort by the CM seems to have paid off.

published on : 24th May 2019

Bypoll underway in Goa's Panaji; BJP, GSM nominees cast vote

The bypoll was necessitated due to the demise of sitting BJP MLA and former chief minister Manohar Parrikar.

published on : 19th May 2019

Panaji bypoll: BJP complains to EC about Goa Congress presser

North Goa Collector R Menaka said a report on the BJP complaint would be submitted to the CEO by Saturday evening.

published on : 18th May 2019

Father never wanted me to join politics: Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal

While there was speculation that Utpal would be given a ticket, the party chose Siddharth Kunkolienkar.

published on : 29th April 2019

BJP denies ticket to late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's son for Panaji bypoll

Sidharth Kuncalienkar's nomination was approved after much delay by the Bharatiya Janata Party's Central Election Committee.

published on : 28th April 2019

Late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's mentor Subhash Velingkar takes on BJP in Panaji by-election

Subhash Velingkar said that he would be focussing on providing basic amenities like drinking water, good roads, transport for Panaji.

published on : 26th April 2019

Goa readies for bypoll for Manohar Parrikar's Panaji seat

After Parrikar died following a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer, his son in a public message had said that he would like to further his father's legacy for nation-building.

published on : 24th April 2019