Party building would be my priority, says new Goa Congress chief

Newly-appointed Goa Congress unit chief Luizinho Faleiro has said his aim would be to strengthen the party which was reduced to single digit during the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year.

Parrikar led to my ouster: Ex-Goa Congress chief

Former Goa Congress chief John Fernandes said Wednesday that he was replaced as the state party president at the behest of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

"Corrupt" leaders in Goa Congress want to oust me: PCC chief

Announcing that a few more leaders will be suspended for working against the party`s interest, Goa Congress President John Fernandes on Monday claimed some "corrupt" elements were out to dislodge him from his post.

Congress rubbishes news report about its Goa chief getting boot

Opposition Congress today dismissed as "part of paid news," the news reports in local media regarding the sacking of its Goa unit president John Fernandes.

Congress chief sacked, party says `paid news`: Goa daily

The Goa unit of the Congress Sunday accused a local English daily of indulging in "paid news", and said a front page story on the sacking of state party president John Fernandes was "totally baseless".

Goa: Senior Congress leaders give disciplinary panel hearing a miss

In an indication that they are in no hurry to fall in line and may continue with their defiance, four senior Congress leaders in Goa, facing inquiry for alleged anti-party activities during the Lok Sabha polls, did not turn up before a party disciplinary panel.

Goa Congress chief submits resignation over poll debacle

Goa Congress chief John Fernandes has submitted his resignation to the committee led by A K Antony, owning responsibility for the party`s defeat in both the Lok Sabha constituencies in the state.

Goa Congress chief submits resignation over poll debacle

Goa Congress chief John Fernandes has submitted his resignation to the committee led by AK Antony, owning responsibility for the party`s defeat in both the Lok Sabha constituencies.

Goa Congress to take action against anti-party leaders ?

The Congress party in Goa will form a disciplinary action committee to probe the allegations of anti-party activities against some of its state leaders, including a senior legislator, during the Lok Sabha campaign.

Goa LS polls: Voting trend in our favour, says Congress

Goa Congress claimed that the "good" turnout of voters today shows that they were fed up with the BJP government in the state and wanted to vote for Congress.

Congress will win both Goa seats hands down: State party chief

Congress in Goa Thursday claimed that voters who have suffered in `silence` under the BJP rule in the state will bring them victory in the two Lok Sabha seats, which go to polls on April 12.

Russian rape case: John Fernandes surrenders

John Fernandes, accused of raping a 25-year-old Russian girl here last month, surrendered before the Goa crime branch Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Goa rape case: SC refuses to interfere with Bombay HC order

The Supreme Court on Monday refused
to interfere with a Bombay High Court order which had
cancelled the anticipatory bail granted to Goa politician
John Fernandes accused of raping a Russian girl.

John`s pals offered money to withdraw case: Goa rape victim

A Russian girl, who was allegedly raped by Goa-based politician John Fernandes, has claimed that the accused`s associates offered her money to withdraw the case.

SC refuses to grant bail to rape accused John Fernandes

The Supreme Court today refused to grant anticipatory bail to Goa politician John
Fernandes, accused of raping a Russian girl.

Goa Russian rape case: John Fernandes gets bail

High-profile south Goa politician John Fernandes, accused of allegedly raping a Russian tourist was let off on Tuesday on bail.

Russian rape case: Final order on Fernandes` bail plea tomorrow

Even as the police sought
custodial interrogation of politician John Fernandes, accused
in a Russian girl`s rape case, a local court on Monday postponed
for tomorrow the order on his anticipatory bail petition.

Russian girl accuses John Fernandes of rape

A Russian girl here has alleged that a local Goa politician molested her. In her complaint, she has alleged that John Fernandes raped her on the night of December1 in his car.