Goa Congress

Ahead of 2022 Assembly polls, Goa Congress eyes changes in party's local unit

Dinesh Gundu Rao will tour the state and hold meetings with Congress block committees in all 40 constituencies to take a review of party at grass root level.

published on : 9th June 2021

Goa Congress files complaint against 10 ex-MLAs who had joined BJP

The complaint filed by Goa state Congress president Girish Chodankar with the Panaji police also names former Congressman and incumbent Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Kavlekar.

published on : 21st April 2021

Goa Congress MP Francisco Sardinha says state unit chief weak, must be replaced

Congress Lok Sabha MP from Goa Francis Sardinha said the state unit chief Girish Chodankar was weakening the party.

published on : 29th March 2021

Congress threatens to launch agitation against Goa govt if cannabis cultivation not scrappep

Addressing media in Panjim, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Amarnath Panajikar said that the BJP government in the state is promoting the drug trade in Goa.

published on : 31st December 2020

Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar quits over poor show in local polls

Girish Chodankar was appointed the GPCC chief in April 2018, replacing Shantaram Naik, a former Member of Parliament.

published on : 18th December 2020

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

Goa Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar, wife booked in disproportionate assets case 

The First Information Report was filed against the senior Congress leader for allegedly amassing disproportionate assets worth Rs 4 crore.

published on : 16th September 2017