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Lok Sabha election result 2019: Counting of votes in Goa and 4 union territories begin

Lok Sabha election result 2019: Counting of votes in Goa and 4 union territories begin

The counting of votes to decide the verdict of six Lok Sabha seats in Goa, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Lakshadweep and Daman and Diu combined along with 536 other

May 23, 2019, 08:26 AM IST
Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP, Congress each retain 1 seat in Goa

Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP, Congress each retain 1 seat in Goa

The counting of votes for six Lok Sabha seats in Goa, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Lakshadweep and Daman and Diu combined along with 536 other constituencies, began at 8 am on

May 23, 2019, 07:38 AM IST
Positive signs for Goa mining to be visible in six months: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

Positive signs for Goa mining to be visible in six months: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

The five-decade-old mining industry in the coastal state came to a standstill in March last year, after the Supreme Court quashed the second renewal of 88 iron ore mining leases.

May 18, 2019, 12:25 PM IST
BJP approaches Election Commission against Panaji Congress candidate Atanasio Monseratte

BJP approaches Election Commission against Panaji Congress candidate Atanasio Monseratte

The BJP demanded the ECI to take cognizance of their complaint and take the necessary action.

May 10, 2019, 14:54 PM IST
Midnight merger of MGP MLAs to BJP unheard of: HC

Midnight merger of MGP MLAs to BJP unheard of: HC

The High Court bench of Justices R.D. Dhanuka and Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday also sought a detailed response from the Speaker of the state legislative assembly vis-a-vis the merger. 

Apr 30, 2019, 23:08 PM IST
HSSC Goa Result 2019: Goa Board releases HSSC class 12 result on ghshse.gov.in

HSSC Goa Result 2019: Goa Board releases HSSC class 12 result on ghshse.gov.in

The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on Tuesday declared the GBSHSE 12 Result 2019. The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) is available on its

Apr 30, 2019, 11:29 AM IST
I will campaign for Panaji BJP candidate, says Utpal Parrikar

I will campaign for Panaji BJP candidate, says Utpal Parrikar

The nomination of Kuncalienker, an aide of late Parrikar, was approved after much deliberation by the BJP`s Central Election Committee (CEC), said JP Nadda, secretary, CEC, in a statement.

Apr 28, 2019, 23:27 PM IST
72.04 per cent voting recorded in Goa for two Lok Sabha seats

72.04 per cent voting recorded in Goa for two Lok Sabha seats

The polling percentage was lower than that in 2014.

Apr 23, 2019, 22:18 PM IST
Eco-friendly election in Goa, officials use bamboo baskets, trays at polling stations

Eco-friendly election in Goa, officials use bamboo baskets, trays at polling stations

Polling for two Lok Sabha seats and bypoll for three state Assembly seats in Goa is being held in a single phase on Tuesday.

Apr 23, 2019, 11:34 AM IST
Full list of candidates going to polls in Goa in third phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

Full list of candidates going to polls in Goa in third phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

Voting will be held in the third phase of election in Goa on 23 April. Polling will be held in two parliamentary constituencies - North Goa and South Goa. Twelve candidates are in the fray for these

Apr 22, 2019, 17:53 PM IST
Goa priest apologises for 'hate speech' against BJP, late Manohar Parrikar

Goa priest apologises for 'hate speech' against BJP, late Manohar Parrikar

The Election Commission also warned the priest not to repeat such things in future.  

Apr 17, 2019, 13:20 PM IST
South Goa Lok Sabha constituency of Goa: Full list of candidates, polling dates

South Goa Lok Sabha constituency of Goa: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from South Goa Lok Sabha constituency of Goa.

Apr 10, 2019, 13:07 PM IST
North Goa Lok Sabha constituency of Goa: Full list of candidates, polling dates

North Goa Lok Sabha constituency of Goa: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from North Goa Lok Sabha constituency of Goa. 

Apr 10, 2019, 12:29 PM IST
LS polls: AAP confident of improved show in Goa

LS polls: AAP confident of improved show in Goa

The task would not be easy for the Arvind Kejriwal-led party as it faces a tough challenge from the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress in the coastal state.

Apr 04, 2019, 13:06 PM IST
People will vote for BJP as homage to Manohar Parrikar: Goa CM

People will vote for BJP as homage to Manohar Parrikar: Goa CM

Sawant said that the PM Modi-led NDA government had spent Rs 15,000 crore for infrastructure development in Goa, which includes highway expansion, an upcoming international airport and new bridges

Mar 29, 2019, 16:03 PM IST
Goa Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar, who joined BJP recently, appointed Deputy CM

Goa Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar, who joined BJP recently, appointed Deputy CM

Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonka, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party from Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) on Wednesday, was appointed as the new state Deputy Chief Minister.

Mar 28, 2019, 14:05 PM IST
MGP to take on BJP in both Lok Sabha seats in Goa

MGP to take on BJP in both Lok Sabha seats in Goa

MGP president Dipak Dhavalikar said that the party's another MLA, Sudin Dhavalikar, will contest from South Goa while former MLA Naresh Sawal will contest from North Goa.

Mar 27, 2019, 17:43 PM IST
Sudin Dhavalikar sacked as Deputy CM for anti-government activity: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Sudin Dhavalikar sacked as Deputy CM for anti-government activity: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Goa CM Sawant informed Goa Governor Mridula Sinha about his decision to drop Dhavalikar as deputy CM.

Mar 27, 2019, 16:24 PM IST
Within weeks of joining Goa Cabinet, deputy CM Sudin Dhavalikar dropped

Within weeks of joining Goa Cabinet, deputy CM Sudin Dhavalikar dropped

Sudin Dhavalikar was allotted portfolios of Transport and Public Works which would be now looked after by Sawant.

Mar 27, 2019, 15:11 PM IST
In mid-night political drama, 2 MGP MLAs in Goa split from party, merge legislative wing with BJP

In mid-night political drama, 2 MGP MLAs in Goa split from party, merge legislative wing with BJP

Since two out of the three MLAs have merged the legislative wing, they are saved from inviting anti-defection law, which makes it mandatory that two-thirds of the strength should agree for merger.

Mar 27, 2019, 06:50 AM IST