Goa Congress

'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

Rahul Gandhi flies to Europe, to skip key Congress party meet

The trip comes at a time when the party is struggling to keep its flock together in Goa, where a group of Congress MLAs are looking to defect to the BJP.

published on : 13th July 2022

Fear of split looms as errant Maharashtra Congress MLAs face action

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has asked senior leader Mohan Prakash to investigate the issue and submit a report.

published on : 11th July 2022

10 Congress MLAs eye BJP entry in Goa, may cross-vote in Presidential polls

According to sources, the disgruntled Congress MLAs are in touch with the BJP leadership.

published on : 15th June 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 will form next government in Goa, says Michael Lobo

Congress leader Michael Lobo said on March 10, the people of the state would be happy after liberation from the BJP.

published on : 3rd March 2022

PM Narendra Modi distracting people of Goa from real issues: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi expressed confidence that the Congress will win majority of seats in the February 14 Goa assembly elections and there won't be any need for post-poll alliances.

published on : 11th February 2022

Congress taunts Goa CM for 'not being sure of winning his seat' as Amit Shah campaigns for him

Goa BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanavade said the people of the state are aware that the Congress is going to be defeated in the February 14 polls to the 40-member assembly.

published on : 9th February 2022

Goa polls 2022: Congress-GFP accuse Trinamool Congress of collecting data via voter awareness drive

Goa Congress general secretary Sunil Kawthankar claimed the TMC and IPAC are giving out cards to women claiming they will get money once the Mamata Banerjee-led party comes to power here.

published on : 29th January 2022

Goa elections 2022: Tussle for 'secular votes' with TMC-AAP to dent Congress

As victory margins are small in Goa - around 5,000 votes in 10 constituencies and less than 500 in five, in the 2017 polls - loss of a few hundred votes in multi-corner contests can make the Congress

published on : 31st December 2021

Goa Congress' former working president Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco joins TMC

On Monday, Lourenco resigned as a member of the Goa Legislative Assembly as well as from the Congress, before heading to Kolkata.

published on : 21st December 2021

Goa elections 2022: 'Congress mulling ties with all in Opposition', says ex-CM Digambar Kamat

The BJP has been able to consolidate its position in the last three years and several of its leaders are confident that the party will retain power by winning the forthcoming elections.

published on : 11th December 2021

Goa Congress working chief's visit to hotel where BJP leaders are staying raises eyebrows

Lourenco's midnight visit to the hotel had triggered various speculations in political circles ahead of the Goa Assembly polls, due in February next year.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Goa Congress attacks TMC, Prashant Kishor's IPAC

The Goa Congress on Monday questioned the silence of the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC on the BJP in the poll-bound coastal state.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Congress ceding Opposition space in poll-bound Goa

If the BJP captured Goa’s political space left unattended by the Congress in 2017 after the polls, the Trinamool Congress became the early bird this time around, months before the state’s elections.

published on : 1st November 2021

Remove hoardings of PM from petrol pumps, says Goa Congress

Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar said it seemed as if the PM was laughing at people distressed by rising prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas.

published on : 24th October 2021

Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco appointed Goa Congress working president

The All India Congress Committee appointed MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco as working president of the party's Goa unit.

published on : 17th October 2021

Three Congress defectors, Deputy Speaker inducted into Goa Cabinet

Days after 10 Congress MLAs in Goa joined the BJP, CM Sawant reshuffled his cabinet, dropping three members of ally GFP and an Independent legislator as ministers.

published on : 13th July 2019

Former Goa Congress Chief Shantaram Naik dies at 72

Naik was the President of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee who had resigned from the post recently after party chief Rahul Gandhi appealed for the young minds to take over the reigns.

published on : 9th June 2018

After Karnataka decision, Congress to meet Goa Governor to stake claim to form government

The Congress Goa in-charge has claimed that if given a chance they can prove their majority in the assembly within seven days.

published on : 18th May 2018
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