Former Congress chief minister Digambar Kamat blames the 'central observers from Delhi' for his party's failure to cobble up the numbers to form a government in Goa, despite emerging as the single largest party. While the Bharatiya Janata Party, with just 13 legislators, acted swiftly to bring back Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar as Goa's next chief minister and stitched an alliance with three MLAs each from the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Goa Forward Party and two Independent ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
In a case of delicious political irony, Goa Forward MLA Vijai Sardesai, the man often referred to as a 'fixer' in public discourse by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, was the one who literally 'fixed' Parrikar's chief ministership. On Lenten Sunday, when a ...Sify, 1 month ago
The Congress was leading in eight seats in Goa and the ruling BJP in seven of the 40 constituencies in the state after the first three hours of counting of votes. Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar is trailing Congresss Dayanand Sopte in Mandrem constituency.Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Saturday might just be the last time Bengalureans will get enthralled by the aerial extravaganza of Aero India. The Defence Ministry has reportedly sent clear indications to the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) that the 2019 airshow will have to be shifted ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
Assembly constituencies located in the mining, tourism belts and rural areas of of Goa recorded a very high voter turnout, but the Catholic-dominated seats saw a comparatively lower polling. Voting for the 40 Assembly seats in the coastal State was held from ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
While political families like those of 'Alemaos', 'Monserrattes' and 'Ranes' have become household names in Goa, another clan which has thrown its hat into the poll ring ahead of the Goa Assembly elections this time, are the Kavlekars, wherein both husband ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
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