goa elections

Pramod Sawant clear favourite as BJP to announce next Goa CM on Monday

Besides Sawant, the names of BJP MLA and former state health minister Vishwajit Rane, and Himachal Pradesh Governor Rajendra Arlekar, who hails from Goa, are being discussed for the CM's post.

published on : 21st March 2022

In Goa, blame game begins between Congress and ally GFP over poor poll performance

The BJP won 20 out of the total 40 seats in the Goa elections and secured the support of MGP and three Independents.

published on : 19th March 2022

CM Pramod Sawant, Goa BJP President Sadanand Tanavade leave for Delhi for legislative party meeting

On Saturday, Sawant tendered his resignation to Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai at Raj Bhawan in Panaji to pave way for the formation of the new government after the BJP won the Assembly polls.

published on : 16th March 2022

Girish Chodankar resigns as Goa Congress chief after party's rout in Assembly polls

Chodankar was at the helm of affairs of the Congress during the recent elections held for the 40-member Goa Assembly.

published on : 15th March 2022

Congress in more mess? Three days over since Goa poll results, party yet to decide its legislature leader

According to sources, the Goa Congress unit has not held a single meeting after it failed to reach the majority mark of 21 in the 40-member Assembly.

published on : 13th March 2022

Vishwajit Rane to be the new Goa CM? BJP leader meets Governor, sets rumour mill rolling

Rane has been projecting himself as a contender for the post of Goa chief minister after the BJP won 20 of the total 40 seats in the recent elections, sources said.

published on : 13th March 2022

Vote share intact, BJP makes inroads into Hindu and Christian belts in Goa

Out of the total of 20 seats, the grand old party won only five, after having secured victory in 10 of those five years ago. In North Goa, too, the Congress tally fell from seven to six.

published on : 13th March 2022

Pramod Sawant resigns as Goa Chief Minister; asked to continue as caretaker CM

Sawant met Governor P S Sreedharan Pillai at the Raj Bhavan around noon and submitted his resignation.

published on : 12th March 2022

Goa: Differences emerge within BJP on accepting MGP's support

Some newly-elected BJP MLAs in Goa are against accepting the support of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, sources said.

published on : 12th March 2022

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

TMC's high decibel campaign in Goa fizzles to a nought

TMC's show in the Goa assembly election failed to match the noise it made while entering the poll fray, with no seat to show for its efforts.

published on : 10th March 2022

Advantage Pramod Sawant as BJP is poised to retain power in Goa

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has been able to deliver victory for the party in the assembly elections in the coastal state.

published on : 10th March 2022

Goa: BJP claims support of MGP, three Independents

The BJP has won 20 out of 40 seats, while the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) has won two seats.

published on : 10th 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

Goa polls: Congress decides to act swiftly to stake claim for government formation

The Congress had contested the election on 37 seats, while ally Goa Forward Party had fielded three candidates.

published on : 10th March 2022

Poaching game set to begin in Goa: Congress, BJP sharpen trade skills

Political developments in Goa have picked up pace after exit polls indicated a possible hung assembly, giving the BJP and Congress 15-17 seats each in the 40-member House.

published on : 9th 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

Resort politics back again as Congress makes grand plans to safeguard new Goa MLAs from poaching 

The party seems to have taken lessons from the 2017 Goa election, when slow decision-making by the leadership helped the BJP form government in the coastal state despite not having the numbers.

published on : 8th March 2022
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