Goa Elections

Goa Forward Party reaches out to Congress ahead of 2022 polls

Both the parties have decided to fight the elections together and a decision on seat-sharing would be taken soon, Congress’ Goa in-charge Dinesh Gundurao said.  

published on : 1st December 2021

Ahead of Goa polls, Centre tweaks private forest construction rule

This guideline permits use of up to 250 sqm area for residential purpose by homestead owners for bona fide use and not for commercial ventures.

published on : 17th November 2021

Politics is 'business' of doing some good for people: Leander Paes

Leander Paes joined the TMC here in the presence of party chairperson and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her trip to Goa last month.

published on : 11th November 2021

Late Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal stakes claim to Panaji seat ahead of Goa polls

The BJP lost the Panaji seat to Congress candidate Atanasio Monserrate in the by-election held after the death of Manohar Parrikar in 2019.

published on : 1st November 2021

After Rahul, Mamata visit Goa, CM Sawant says he welcomes 'political tourism'

During the next four months, the taxi and hotel businesses, which had suffered due to the pandemic would get a good business with such kind of tourism, he said.

published on : 31st October 2021

Trinamool has more hoardings in Goa than members: Congress state unit chief

Hitting out at the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Chodankar also asserted that 'Goa will be governed from Goa, not West Bengal or Delhi'.

published on : 31st October 2021

Posters with Mamata Banerjee's pics defaced ahead of her Goa visit; TMC condemns act, blames BJP

Banerjee is scheduled to visit Goa on Friday, ahead of the state Assembly polls due next year.

published on : 27th October 2021

AAP, TMC will be 'marginal players' in Goa assembly polls: P Chidambaram

Chidambaram said any alliance with smaller parties for the Goa assembly polls is only possible if a party accepts that the Congress will be the pivot of the non-BJP formation.

published on : 24th October 2021

Mamata to visit poll-bound Goa next week, more leaders expected to join Trinamool

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee has set her eyes on poll-bound Goa for expanding her party’s footprint especially in the BJP-ruled states.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Open for alliance with like-minded parties, says Goa BJP chief ahead of polls

He said the entry of new political parties in the state was discussed during the recent visit of Union home minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah here.

published on : 17th October 2021

Goa elections: Will TMC's re-entry in state with ex-CM Faleiro's induction alter its political landscape?

TMC is likely to be formally announced its official entry into Goa politics on Monday with Faleiro scheduling a press meet.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Former Goa CM Luizinho Faleiro joins Trinamool Congress in Kolkata

He joined the party in presence of TMC general secretary Abhishek Banerjee and other senior leaders such as Sougata Ray and Subrata Mukherjee.

published on : 29th September 2021

Luizinho Faleiro to join Trinamool ahead of polls? Former Goa CM refuses to clarify

Amid rumours of him joining the Mamata Banerjee-led party, Faleiro has called a press conference on Monday where he would make an "important announcement."

published on : 27th September 2021

Launch aggressive poll campaign in Goa, ensure defeat of BJP: Rahul tells Congress leaders

Gandhi gave this direction during a meeting of party leaders, which he chaired in New Delhi on Friday, Congress's Goa desk in-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao said in a statement.

published on : 25th September 2021

Devendra Fadnavis to take stock of BJP preparations for Goa polls from September 20

In the 2017 Assembly elections in Goa, Congress won the highest 17 seats in the 40-member House restricting the BJP to 13.

published on : 19th September 2021
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