Digambar Kamat

Eight Cong MLAs joined BJP without any conditions, says Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Taking a dig, Sawant said 'the Congress chhodo yatra' has begun from Goa and exuded confidence that the BJP will win another Lok Sabha seat in Goa in the next elections.

published on : 14th September 2022

'Congress Chodo Yatra': BJP nets ex-Goa CM Digambar Kamat, seven other opposition MLAs

Addressing a press conference with state BJP chief Sadanant Shet Tanavade, CM Pramod Sawant said that BJP's strength in the 40-member Assembly has gone up to 28 with the eight new entrants.

published on : 14th September 2022

'Technical issues' delaying appointment of new Leader of Opposition in Goa Assembly: Speaker

Congress had removed Michael Lobo from the post of leader of opposition in the 40-member assembly, accusing him 'conspiring and hobnobbing' with the ruling BJP to engineer a split in the party.

published on : 15th July 2022

Crisis in Goa Congress: Party must introspect, says Digambar Kamat

The BJP, which attempted to poach more Congress legislators for a more complete Operation Lotus in Goa, appears to have stalled its plan.

published on : 13th July 2022

Goa: Disqualification petitions against Congress MLAs Lobo, Kamat admitted, says Speaker

The Congress leadership in the coastal state had alleged that its MLAs Michael Lobo and Digambar Kamat were trying to split the party in connivance with the ruling BJP.

published on : 12th July 2022

'We are with Congress': Goa MLA Michael Lobo denies possibility of walking over to BJP

GPCC president Amit Patkar informed that he has submitted a letter to the Assembly Speaker regarding the resolution of the CLP meeting to remove CLP leader Michael Lobo.

published on : 12th July 2022

As Digambar Kamat meets Pramod Sawant, defection of Goa Congress MLAs in BJP imminent

Goa Congress handed over a letter to the Goa Assembly Speaker stating that MLA Michael Lobo has been removed as the leader of the Congress Legislative Party.

published on : 11th July 2022

'Disqualify Congress MLAs Lobo, Kamat', Goa Congress urges Speaker, says they joined hand with BJP to split Opposition party

"The BJP wanted to repeat what they have done in Maharashtra through money and muscle power. We ensured on Sunday that the defection in our party stops," Patkar said.

published on : 11th July 2022

Goa: Congress says five of its MLAs 'incommunicado'; sacks Michael Lobo as Leader of Opposition for 'conspiracy'

The development comes amid speculation that some Congress MLAs in the 40-member House may cross over to the BJP.

published on : 10th July 2022

Congress yet to choose legislative party leader even as Goa Assembly session begins

Former chief minister Digambar Kamat was hurriedly called to Delhi on Monday by the Congress leadership to finalise the name of the Leader of Opposition.

published on : 30th March 2022

Congress in more mess? Three days over since Goa poll results, party yet to decide its legislature leader

According to sources, the Goa Congress unit has not held a single meeting after it failed to reach the majority mark of 21 in the 40-member Assembly.

published on : 13th March 2022

Louis Berger bribery: Goa court orders framing of charges against Digambar Kamat, Churchill Alemao 

It was alleged that the state ministers received bribes to the tune of $976,000 to grant contracts for the JICA-funded project in Goa.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Tigers must be punished for eating cows like humans: Former Goa CM Churchill Alemao

The NCP legislator said that as far as wildlife is concerned, tigers are important but as far as human beings are concerned, cows are important.

published on : 5th February 2020

Opposition in Goa Assembly appeals to defer implementation of new traffic rules

Senior Goa Congress leader Digambar Kamat also requested Pramod Sawant-led government to take immediate steps to make roads potholes free and also provide other facilities.

published on : 6th September 2019