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Goa polls: Sixty nominees file nomination papers

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar was among 60 candidates who filed their nomination papers for next month's Assembly Elections for various constituencies.

No stray dog in Panaji when Jamir was Governor: Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar was appointed as Goa Chief Minister in 2000 and his first stint as Chief Minister ended in 2002.
 

Goa polls: Election Commission issues notice to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for model code violation

The Election Commission on Monday issued a notice of model code violation to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his reported remarks in poll- bound Goa where he had allegedly promoted bribery and asked him to respond by Wednesday.

Goa polls 2017: BJP announces names of seven more candidates

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today announced the names of seven more candidates for the upcoming Goa Legislative Assembly elections, thus declaring 36 nominees so far for the 40-member House.

Goa Assembly Elections: Congress releases second list of candidates

The Congress party on Sunday released its second list of seven candidates for the upcoming Goa assembly polls, taking the number of candidates finalised so far to 34 of the 40 assembly seats.

AAP releases manifesto for Goa polls, focus on women's issues
AAP releases manifesto for Goa polls, focus on women's issues

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released its manifesto for the Goa Assembly polls with the focus on issues related to women.

No alliance with BJP even post-polls, clears Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party

Expressing confidence that the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) will form next government in Goa after the February 4 polls, the party today made it clear that they will not align with BJP "under any circumstances."

Goa polls: BJP to announce second list of candidates tomorrow

The BJP will announce the second list of its candidates for upcoming Goa Legislative Assembly election on Saturday, state party president Vinay Tendulkar said.

Goa polls 2017: GSM chooses Bhatikar to replace Velingkar aide on Panaji seat

GSM president Anand Shirodkar said that Sukerkar will not be able to contest from Panaji constituency owing to health issues.

Monserratte resigns from Goa Assembly; to contest from Panaji

Expelled Congress legislator Atanasio Monserratte today resigned as a member of the Goa legislative assembly to join the United Goans Party, which he formed recently to contest the upcoming polls.

29 more candidates file nomination papers in Punjab and Goa

Twenty-nine more candidates filed their nominations on Friday in Punjab and Goa for the February 4 Assembly polls.

Manohar Parrikar ducks queries on his possible return to Goa politics

The BJP, which had won 21 of the 40 seats in the state in 2012, yesterday released the first list of candidates for the February 4 Assembly Elections in the coastal state.

Two NCP aspirants join GVP ahead of Goa polls

GVP which contested 2012 elections without any alliance has two MLAs in the 40-member House.

BJP, Congress announce candidates for Goa, Punjab polls

Goa's ruling BJP and opposition Congress on Thursday declared their first lists of candidates for the February 4 Assembly polls.

Goa polls: Four former CMs in Congress' first list
Goa polls: Four former CMs in Congress' first list

Elections to the 40-member Goa Legislative Assembly would be held on February 4.

Goa assembly election: BJP announces names of candidates for 29 seats

Refraining from projecting Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar as its chief ministerial candidate in the Goa Assembly polls, BJP today announced the names of candidates for 29 seats, including 17 sitting MLAs.

BJP releases first list of candidates for Assembly polls in Punjab, Goa
BJP releases first list of candidates for Assembly polls in Punjab, Goa

Union Health Minister JP Nadda released the BJP`s first list of 17 candidates for Punjab polls and 29 candidates for Goa polls.

BJP likely to announce candidates for Punjab, Goa today
BJP likely to announce candidates for Punjab, Goa today

Assembly Elections in the politically-crucial Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur will be held between February 04 and March 08.

Notification for Punjab, Goa assembly polls issued

With the issuance of notification in Goa and Punjab, the formal process of elections in the two states began on Wednesday.

Portugese PM in Goa, to visit his ancestral home

As he visited the land of his ancestors, Portugese Prime Minister Antonio Costa was on Wednesday accorded a warm welcome in Goa, with Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar terming it as a "proud" moment for the people of the state.

Arvind Kejriwal making ''voter-bribe'' allegations for sensation: Goa CM

Arvind Kejriwal had said that both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party offer money to voters during elections.

Notification for Punjab, Goa Assembly elections to be issued today

Notifications for single-phased Punjab and Goa Assembly elections will be issued on Wednesday, kick-starting the process of filing of nomination papers.

MGP, Shiv Sena, GSM form grand alliance in Goa

While GSM was floated by RSS rebel Subhash Velingkar, MGP, the oldest regional outfit of the state, recently severed its ties with the BJP.

Portuguese PM to skip beaches, packed schedule in Goa
Portuguese PM to skip beaches, packed schedule in Goa

Goa was ruled by Portugal for 451 years before she was liberated by the Indian Army in 1961.

All poll rallies in Goa to monitored by EC via live-streaming

All the election rallies in Goa would be monitored by Election Commission of India (ECI) through live-streaming and web casting, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Goa assembly election 2017: Congress seeks Arvind Kejriwal's apology over 'accept money' remarks

Congress in Goa today demanded apology from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal for "insulting" the voters of the state by asking them to accept money offered by all political party, but vote for AAP.

Portuguese PM Antonio Costa should apologise for atrocities committed in Goa: Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party

The Portuguese Prime Minister should apologise for the atrocities committed on its former Goa colony and the consulate should be shifted out of the state, a former minister said on Monday.

Goa Assembly polls: Election Commission to keep an eye on drug paddlers

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has kept a strict watch on drug paddlers in the state to ensure that narcotics does not become a conduit to push in money or lure voters during upcoming Goa polls.

Kumar Vishwas to feature in list of AAP's star campaigners in Punjab, Goa
Kumar Vishwas to feature in list of AAP's star campaigners in Punjab, Goa

Polling will be held in Punjab and Goa together on February 4. 

MGP snaps alliance with BJP ahead of Goa polls

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) snapped its alliance with the ruling BJP in Goa on Friday.