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Cong seeks meeting with Governor on administration in CM’s absence

Panaji: Claiming that there has been complete collapse of the state administration in the absence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently undergoing treatment in the US, the Congress party on Monday sought an appointment with the Governor Mridula Sinha to discuss the prevailing ‘constitutional crises’ in the state. …

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Girish scoffs at rumours of Kamat joining BJP

Panjim: Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) President Girish Chodankar on Sunday scoffed at rumours that Congress MLA and former chief minister Digambar Kamat has decided to resign and join the BJP. Such rumours, he said, was a deliberate attempt and a campaign by the BJP and its alliance partners to …

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Cortalim sarpanch voted out

Vasco: Cortalim Sarpanch Senia Pereira was voted out through a no confidence motion. The proceedings were held at a special meeting. The ousted sarpanch managed to get only three votes, while seven voted for ending her tenure as sarpanch. These seven panchas had filed no confidence motion against the Sarpanch …

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State is in a self-imposed emergency: CLP

Panjim: The Congress Legislative Party (CLP) will meet on Friday to discuss the current ‘headless government’ in the absence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is in USA for a week-long medical consultation. The party will seek Goa Governor Dr Mridula Sinha’s intervention to appoint a fulltime Chief Minister for …

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State BJP leaders’ meet with Shah cancelled

Panaji: The meeting between the members of the state core committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party and BJP national president Amit Shah in New Delhi scheduled for Thursday has been called off. The meeting was supposed to discuss the possibility of ‘alternative arrangement’ to run the state government in the …

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State BJP leaders for ‘temporary arrangement’ to run government

Panaji: The members of the state-level core committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party are scheduled to meet BJP national president Amit Shah in New Delhi on Thursday, with a recommendation that “temporary arrangement” should be made to ‘run the governance’ in Goa in the absence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, …

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Modi should break his silence on Rafale deal: Congress

Panaji: Congress party on Monday alleged that post-Independence Rafale deal is the biggest scam in the country’s defence sector. Coming out with this charge, national spokesperson of Indian National Congress Priyanka Chaturvedi demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should break his silence on this deal and come out clear on …

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Yuri inducted into GFP

Cuncolim: The Alemao family opened a new chapter in their quest to stay in power with the formal induction of Yuri Alemao, the son of former Cuncolim MLA Joaquim Alemao, into the Goa Forward Party (GFP) at a public meeting held at Cuncolim Municipal hall on Sunday evening. Goa Forward …

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Where are the jobs Chief Minister: AAP

Panjim: Continuing with its aggressive stance on the ‘false promise’ of providing employment to Goan youth within 1 to 2 years, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said the Chief Minister had crippled recruitment and promotion processes at all levels and now the latest ‘exam gate’ which has the …

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Governor please do not sign that: Congress

Panjim: Congress has urged the Goa Governor Dr Mridula Sinha to not grant her assent to the Goa Town and Country Planning (Amendment) Bill 2018 and the Mopa Airport Development Authority Bill, 2018, which were passed during the recently held monsoon session of the State Legislative Assembly. Goa Pradesh Congress …

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