Goa Congress

Goa ex-deputy Speaker Victoria Fernandes dead

Fernandes was a leader of anti-merger movement supporting the cause of Goa remaining as an independent state during the historic 1967 Opinion Poll.

published on : 7th September 2019

Girish Chodankar resigns as Goa Olympic Association's vice president

He submitted his resignation in response to the demand made by Goa Sports Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar.

published on : 6th September 2019

Panaji braces for 48 waterless hours, Congress hits out

The Congress also slammed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party for hosting an 'ideology' workshop in Goa for its 27 MLAs, even as the city is facing severe water scarcity.

published on : 17th August 2019

Banning only Goans from casinos against BJP's principle: Congress

Last week, Sawant had told the state legislative assembly that entry of native Goans would be banned from the onshore and offshore casinos in the state.

published on : 13th August 2019

Goa Congress unit slams CM Pramod Sawant for visiting Russia

Chodankar said that Sawant should have stayed back in Goa to monitor the flood-like situation in the northern villages of Sal and Ibrahimpur.

published on : 12th August 2019

Congress in Goa files disqualification petition against 10 BJP MLAs

The petition has demanded the disqualification of the 10 MLAs, arguing that their split from the party and the subsequent merger into the BJP was unconstitutional.

published on : 8th August 2019

Congress suspends Deputy CM Chandrakant Kavlekar's wife from party's Goa unit secretary post

GPCC chief Girish Chodankar announced on Thursday that she was suspended as the secretary of the committee pending inquiry against her for indulging in anti-party activities.

published on : 1st August 2019

Congress discusses filing disqualification plea against rebel Goa MLAs who defected to BJP

The state Congress unit has also resolved to shut the door on the rebel legislators, including former Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar, during a meeting.

published on : 24th July 2019

Induction of Congress MLAs into BJP is death of Parrikar's legacy: Vijai Sardesai

Sardesai also announced that the Goa Forward Party was 'withdrawing' its support to the BJP-led government.

published on : 13th July 2019

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

10 rebel Goa Congress MLAs join BJP in Nadda's presence, likely to join cabinet

The Congress MLAs are likely to join Goa cabinet. Sawant had hinted earlier that he will soon take a decision on reshuffle of his cabinet after meeting with Nadda.

published on : 11th July 2019

Congress paralysis aided Goa split

Congress may not be able to legally stall the split as the rebels constitute two-thirds of its strength in the Goa Assembly and would not invite provisions of the anti-defection law.

published on : 11th July 2019

BJP chews up Goa Congress, two-thirds of MLAs defect

The Congress, which had emerged as a single-largest party after 2017 Assembly polls in the coastal state, is now reduced to five legislators.

published on : 10th 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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