Goa polls

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

In Goa, AAP chief Arvind Kerjriwal promises free trips to Ayodhya, Ajmer

Arvind Kejriwal said that people returned with 'good vibrations' from a pilgrimage and added that the scheme, which was originally implemented by AAP in Delhi, would be replicated in Goa.

published on : 2nd 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

Goa environment has to be protected at all costs, says Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi further termed the Congress' manifesto a "guarantee" and not merely a "promise".

published on : 30th October 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

TMC leaders' visit to Goa triggers buzz of party's poll foray in BJP-ruled state

O'Brien, accompanied by his party colleague Prasun Banerjee, landed at the Dabolim airport on Thursday afternoon, from where they travelled to Panaji.

published on : 24th 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

Goa Forward Party appeals 'true Goans' to unite against BJP

At its state executive committee meeting, Goa Forward Party leaders underlined the need for unification of 'pro-Goa forces' under the banner of the 'Team Goa' movement.

published on : 8th September 2021

Goa may not be a cakewalk for sluggish Congress

The grouse against the Congress is that it’s not been an active opposition, and is disunited, with 3-4 candidates in most constituencies.

published on : 6th September 2021

Chidambaram talks about restructuring, reviving Congress in Goa ahead of Assembly polls

During his visit last week, he had said that the Congress was getting "battle-ready" to fight all 40 seats of the Goa Assembly.

published on : 4th September 2021

Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain promises free power, Goa minister says it doesn’t work

In Delhi, the government has provided 200 units of electricity to each registered subscriber for the last two years with no rise in power tariff.

published on : 27th July 2021

AAP Minister Satyendar Jain to be in poll-bound Goa for debate

Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday announced that he would be visiting poll-bound Goa to have a debate with his Goa counterpart Nilesh Cabral.

published on : 21st July 2021