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Cong should be happy with decision on CM: Minister

Margao: Asserting that the Goa Forward Party’s contention that a permanent solution be found to the political uncertainty that gripped Goa following Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s illness, was vindicated by BJP president Amit Shah’s tweet, TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai opined that even the Congress should be happy with the new …

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Cong in a position to form govt: Luizinho

Margao: Asserting that the government functioning has come to a grinding halt, former Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro said the Congress is in a position to form the government but declared that he is not in the race to be the chief minister. “I am not in the race to be …

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GU polls on October 30

Panjim: The Goa University Students Council (GUSC) elections for the current academic year will be held on October 30. The council for 2017-18 was ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM). The elections, which are normally held in the beginning of the Academic year in August, this year have …

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Tereza elected as dy sarpanch of Chandor

Margao: Arlinda Tereza was elected unopposed as the Deputy Sarpanch of Village Panchayat of Cavorim Chandor. The elections were necessitated following the ouster of earlier deputy sarpanch Mafaldina Martins through a no confidence motion. Arlinda’s name was proposed by former sarpanch Derrick Braganza Pereira and seconded by Edward D’Silva. Sarpanch …

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Shiv Sena attacks BJP for ‘political crisis’ in Goa

Panjim: Stating that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has been ailing since February, should have retired from politics with dignity, Shiv Sena on Wednesday accused BJP of being responsible for the current political situation in Goa. Sena, in an editorial in the party’s mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, has accused BJP of insulting …

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Section within BJP in touch with Congress, claims Kavalekar

Panjim: As the leadership muddle continues to haunt the BJP-led coalition, Congress on Wednesday claimed there is discontent in the ruling dispensation as to who will head the alliance in the absence of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. Speaking to media persons, Leader of the Opposition Chandrakant Kavalekar said that …

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Congress demands special session to prove majority

Panjim: Congress Legislative Party (CLP) on Tuesday demanded a special one-day assembly session to take a floor test that would determine the fate of the present coalition government. The Congress MLAs, except for Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco, met Goa Governor Mridula Sinha demanding that not only a floor test be called …

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2 MGP MLAs deny moves to split the party

Panjim: Political circles were abuzz Monday morning speculating whether two MGP MLAs – Manohar Azgaonkar and Deepak Pawaskar – would switch allegiance to the BJP after the duo was seen huddled in the same hotel where the national party’s Central observers had checked in. Sources revealed that both MLAs met …

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