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Goa Church denies playing politics ahead of state polls

At least 1.5 million people, nearly 26 percent of Goa's population, are Catholic.

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.
 

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.

Punjab: Arvind Kejriwal asks voters to accept money from parties, again

Thumbing his nose at the Election Commission, Arvind Kejriwal on Friday asked voters in Punjab to accept money offered by political parties but "fool" them by voting only for AAP, days after Goa's poll panel chief took cognizance of similar remarks allegedly made by the Delhi CM.

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.

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.

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.

CBSE class 10, 12 exams to begin from March 9, postponed by a week due to assembly elections

CBSE class 10, 12 exams to begin from March 9, postponed by a week due to assembly elections

The CBSE class X and class XII exams have been postponed in view of the upcoming assembly elections in five states. The CBSE class X and Class XII Board exams will now begin from March 9.

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.

State elections: Modi may prove to be lucky

Amulya Ganguli/IANS

It is obvious that the ensuing elections in five states will be an excellent mid-term appraisal of Narendra Modi`s tenure.