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Results of 2 LS, 4 Assembly seats in Goa today

Panjim: The fate of sitting BJP MPs Shripad Naik and Narendra Sawaikar will be revealed on Thursday, as after a 30-day break, the electronic voting machines will be opened and the votes counted. They have beenchallanged by Congress’ Girish Chodankar and Francisco Sardinha, and AAP’s Pradeep Padgaonkar and Elvis Gomes. …

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Speaker postpones order in Vishwajit disqualification case

Panjim: Acting Speaker Michael Lobo on Tuesday postponed pronouncement of the order in the Vishwajit Rane disqualification case. The new date will be disclosed later, his office said. The hearing on the disqualification petition filed against Rane was postponed as Lobo was not available, sources said. The lawyers for the …

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Check if BJP got funds from casino

Margao: Congress’ Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo has requested the Election Commission to check if BJP got funds from Delta Corp for not sending GST evasion notice. Reginaldo claimed that the Delta Corp, which runs 3 offshore casinos and one onshore casino in Goa, has reportedly evaded GST to the tune …

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Order on disqualification plea against Vishwajit today

Panjim: A day before the results of the four Assembly by-polls are declared, Acting Speaker Michael Lobo will pass an order on the disqualification petition against Health Minister Vishwajit Rane. On May 3, Lobo had reserved his order on a disqualification petition filed against Rane to May 22. Lobo had …

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Exit Polls: Elated BJP 100% sure of NDA forming govt

Panjim: As exit polls have predicted a sweeping victory for the Narendra Modi-led NDA, the Opposition parties in Goa are miffed with the predictions arguing the calculations are flawed. Unfazed with the ‘angry’ reaction, BJP Goa is elated that the reign will once again fall in the hands of the …

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Three EVMs replaced

Panjim: The problems with the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) continued even during the Panjim assembly by-polls on Sunday with machines being replaced at three polling stations. North Goa District Election Officer, R Menaka informed that EVM equipments had to be replaced at three polling stations which included booth number 5 …

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Cong complains to CEO against BJP leader for intimidating voters

Panjim: Congress filed a complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer against BJP’s Vice-President Dattaprasad Naik alleging intimidating and wooing voters with cash. In his formal complaint, Congress’ Rohit Bras De Sa stated, “Dattaprasad Naik, member of BJP is obstructing and intimidating voters in Panjim constituency from exercising their franchise and …

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VVPAT tallying to delay declaration of results

Panjim: On May 23, the wait for the results is going to be long. The results of two Lok Sabha seats and four Assembly by-elections are expected to be delayed by over two or three hours as the Election Commission of India (ECI) has increased voter verified paper audit trail …

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GFP accuses Congress of double speak on ‘sedition’

Panjim: A day after the Congress youth wing filed complaint against Deputy Chief Minister and Goa Forward Party (GFP) President Vijai Sardesai accusing him of sedition over his ‘weaponising youth’ remark, GFP has accused the opposition of indulging in double speak on the issue of sedition charges under the Indian …

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