New twist to Goa's peculiar 'dual nationality' issue

Portugal's new consul general in Goa has given a new spin to the simmering row on the eligibility of indigenous Goans for Portuguese nationality, an issue that has forced the state government to approach the central government for help.

Narendra Modi not the only factor in Goa poll: Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Saturday said BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was not the only factor that mattered in Goa in the Lok Sabha election.

Defeated Goa poll candidate wants poll expenses back

A defeated independent candidate who polled 625 votes in the March Assembly polls has written to the EC demanding his election expenses back.

Parrikar elected leader of BJP legislature party

Technocrat-turned-politician Manohar Parrikar is all set to become chief minister of Goa for the third time after the BJP-MGP combine lapped up.

Not projecting me as CM cost Cong dear: Kamat

Outgoing Goa Chief Minister Digambar
Kamat has said the ruling Congress would have done better in
the Assembly polls if he had been projected as the party`s
face for the top post.

BJP to stake claim to form govt in Goa today

The BJP-MGP combine will on Wednesday stake claim to form government in Goa, along with two Independent legislators.

PM calls Parrikar to congratulate

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday
called up BJP leader Manohar Parrikar and congratulated him on
the success in the Goa polls.

BJP wins Goa with perfect Vindaloo

The Goan love for Vindaloo seems to have mutated from the dining table and manifested itself at the voting booths.

Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat resigns

Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat
on Tuesday resigned following the humiliating defeat of Congress in
the assembly election.

Parrikar, a man with a clean image

Technocrat-turned-politician, Manohar
Parrikar, set to become Goa Chief Minister for the third time, is known for his clean image.

Cong stalwarts bite the dust in Goa

BJP Goa chief Laxmikant Parsekar said that the party will
stake claim to form the next government with the
MGP.

Goa Congress leader blames `family raj` for losses

The first signs of bickering were showing in the Goa Congress with the party`s decision to allot 33 percent of seats to the kin of sitting legislators being blamed for its poor showing in the assembly elections.

Saddened by trends, Goa Congress MLA to `take a nap`

A Congress contestant said on Tuesday that he was "going home to sleep" and that he would return only if a miracle happens.

Saddened, Goa Congress candidate to `take a nap`

Disappointed with the result of the first round of counting of votes cast in the assembly elections in Goa, a Congress contestant said Tuesday that he was "going home to sleep" and that he would return only if a miracle happens.

Goa election results: Cong bites dust, BJP-MGP to form government

The BJP-MGP coalition which trounced Congress, winning 24 seats in the
40-member House, is all set to form the government.

Will the lotus bloom in Goa?

The land of sun and sand Goa is stunning, and it has further stunned pollsters by the almost 83% voting recorded in the Assembly Elections 2012.

Congress hopes to retain power in Goa

Congress said that the record turn-out in the Assembly election in Goa may not augur well for the party, but still it would be able to retain power.

UP, Goa break voter turnout records

A highest ever voter turnout
marked the staggered Assembly elections in five states which
ended on Saturday.

Record 81% voting in Goa, 100% in one booth

Goa witnessed a huge turnout for the Assembly elections on Saturday with a record 81 percent voters casting their ballots.

Goa Cong apologises for audio glitch in PM`s rally

Congress leaders in Goa apologised to PM Manmohan Singh for a snag in the sound system that disrupted his speech at an election rally near here three days ago.

Communal material at PM`s rally: EC orders probe

The EC, apart from receiving complaints from independent sources, also got one from BJP following which a probe has been ordered.

Goa goes to polls on March 3

Elections to the 40-member Legislative
Assembly in Goa would be held on March 3, where 10.25 lakh voters will decide the fate of 215 candidates.

`Those guilty in mining scam will be punished`

Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam Thursday
said the party would take action against its leaders if they were found guilty by the Justice M B Shah Commission which is
probing the illegal mining in Goa.

EC permits Goa voters to identify through other docs

The EC order also comes to the aid of many voters whose images on their photos I-cards are corrupt.

Ask persons of unknown origin to vacate: BJP to EC

BJP has requested the Election Commission
to ask persons with unknown origin to vacate the area in order to prevent
bogus voting in the state.

Last day of campaigning in UP, Goa today

The campaigning for Uttar Pradesh and Goa Assembly elections will end on Thursday.

PM`s poll rally in Goa marred by failure of sound system

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s
public meeting at Sakhalim in poll-bound Goa was briefly interrupted.

Pranab Mukherjee rules out special status to Goa

Ruling out the possibility of a
special status to Goa, FM Pranab Mukherjee said that no new state would be added to the special category.

EC says no to PM`s election meeting in Goa

The Election Commission has declined
permission for use of a government college ground near here as
the venue for a Congress rally to be addressed by Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh.

PM doesn`t deserve 25 marks out of 100: Gadkari

Launching a scathing attack on the UPA government, BJP President Nitin Gadkari said PM Manmohan Singh "does not deserve even 25 marks out of 100".