Manohar Parrikar, who quit as defence minister, was on Tuesday sworn in as chief minister of Goa to head a coalition government of local allies and Independents, three days after the Bharatiya Janata Party ended up second behind the Congress in a fractured mandate. The decks for his swearing-in were cleared after a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar refused to grant the stay on the Congress’ plea and ordered a floor test. Parrikar returned to Goa as the chief minister for the ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
New Delhi: Uttarakhand's Harish Rawat and Goa's Laxmikant Parsekar, both sitting Chief Ministers, lost their seats in the assembly elections on Saturday. Rawat lost both seats he contested from, as the ruling Congress was handed a humiliating drubbing by the ...Sify, 2 weeks ago
Panaji: Goa ended up with a hung assembly on Saturday but both the Congress and the BJP claimed they will form the new government in the coastal state. While the Congress emerged as the single largest party in the 40-member house winning 17 seats, the BJP was ...Sify, 2 weeks ago Goa heads for hung Assembly; close fight between Cong, BJP Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
Goa Forward Party bagged three crucial seats -- Jayesh Salgaonkar won Saligaon by defeating tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar, Vijai Sardesai won the Fatorda seat and Vinod Paliencar won the Siolim seat.India Today, 2 weeks ago
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