Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party

Day after poll results, Goa cabinet decides to recommend dissolution of Assembly on March 14

Talking to reporters after the meeting, state Revenue Minister Jeniffer Monserratte said the cabinet will also be dissolved on Monday.

published on : 11th March 2022

76 to 716: Victory margins of BJP in 10 Goa constituencies, as per data

The victory margin remained below the 100-mark in two of these constituencies in the coastal state, where the assembly polls were held on February 14 and the results were declared on Thursday.

published on : 11th March 2022

BJP in Goa steps out of Parrikar’s shadow; Trinamool flops on its debut show

BJP’s Goa in-charge Devendra Fadnavis claimed the party has got a support letter from Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party which has two MLAs.

published on : 11th March 2022

Assembly elections: BJP set to score hattrick in Goa with MGP support

CM Pramod Sawant was trailing in Sanquelim constituency, while health minister Vishwajit Rane, a prominent contender or the CM's post, was leading in Valpoi constituency.

published on : 10th March 2022

MGP to emerge as kingmaker in Goa? BJP starts discussion with former ally as exit polls predict hung assembly in state 

In 2019, when Pramod Sawant became the CM, two MGP ministers were dropped from the state cabinet. This time, the MGP contested the state Assembly elections in alliance with the Trinamool.

published on : 8th March 2022

'Open to post-poll alliance with non-BJP parties': Congress extends olive braches to AAP, Trinamool ahead of Goa results

The Congress had contested the election in alliance with the Goa Forward Party. Besides, the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC had tied-up with the MGP, Goa's oldest regional outfit, before the polls.

published on : 7th March 2022

Goa polls: Congress leaders meet Rahul Gandhi; MGP says it will not support Pramod Sawant as CM

The Grand Old Party is wary of a repeat of the 2017 situation when it emerged as the single largest party but was trumped by the BJP which cobbled together a coalition quicker.

published on : 5th March 2022

Goa elections: Smaller parties may play key role in government formation, feel poll observers

Since the last four Goa elections - from 2002 - it was only once that any party crossed the magic figure of 21 in the 40-seat assembly.

published on : 14th February 2022

Goa polls: Trinamool-MGP alliance promises resumption of mining, reservation for women

The mining operations, which used to be one of the main sources of revenue for Goa, came to a grinding halt in the state in March 2018 after the Supreme Court quashed 88 mining leases.

published on : 30th January 2022

Incumbent BJP to face challenge from newcomers Trinamool, AAP as Goa goes to polls next month

The BJP, Congress, Goa Forward Party (GFP), Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), AAP, Trinamool Congress Party (TMC), and NCP are the main political parties in the fray.

published on : 9th January 2022

Congress, Trinamool, MGP, Goa Forward must come together for polls: Sardesai

Sardesai's GFP has already announced a pre-poll tie-up with the Congress, while the MGP and the TMC have formed their own alliance for elections to the 40-member assembly.

published on : 7th 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

Cultures of MGP, Trinamool do not match: Goa BJP on their pre-poll alliance

The MGP, Goa's oldest regional party, on Monday announced it would contest the forthcoming state Assembly elections in an alliance with the Mamata Banerjee-led outfit.

published on : 7th December 2021

Goa: Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party announces pre-poll alliance with Trinamool

Addressing a press conference, MGP president Deepak Dhavalikar said their party's central committee resolved to have an alliance with the TMC for the state polls due early next year.

published on : 6th December 2021

Entry of Trinamool, two new regional parties to add spice to Goa Assembly polls

However, the ruling BJP feels that the more number of parties there are in the fray, the better for it as it will cause division of opposition's votes.

published on : 3rd October 2021