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Amid Karnataka debacle, Congress suffers blow in Goa as 10 MLAs join BJP

The MLAs will leave from Panaji at 10.45 pm on Wednesday and reach Delhi. 

Jul 10, 2019, 22:22 PM IST

Deshhit: 10 Of 15 Legislators Split From Congress In Goa

After Telangana and Karnataka, the Congress has imploded in Goa. Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers have split from the party and are set to merge with the ruling BJP.

Jul 10, 2019, 20:48 PM IST

After Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa, BJP calls meeting of its state MLAs

This comes at a time when the health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is said to falling although BJP leaders have rubbished it.

Mar 16, 2019, 19:38 PM IST

Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa

This comes at a day when the Goa chief minister office (CMO) clarified that the health condition of CM Manohar Parrikar is stable, rubbishing reports claiming otherwise.

Mar 16, 2019, 18:53 PM IST

Laughable that 'bed-ridden' Goa CM has dropped ministers on health grounds: Congress mocks BJP

Two ailing ministers - Francis D`Souza and Pandurang Madkaikar - were dropped from Goa cabinet.

Sep 24, 2018, 16:37 PM IST

Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa as CM Manohar Parrikar undergoes treatment at AIIMS

The Congress along with its 14 MLAs, submitted a letter at Raj Bhavan.

Sep 17, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

Former Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik dies after heart attack

Considered a the party loyalist, Naik was elected as the member of Lok Sabha in the 1984 General Election.

Jun 09, 2018, 08:53 AM IST

Inspired by Karnataka, Congress leaders meet Goa Governor, stake claim to form government

13 Congress leaders, led by Goa in-charge Chella Kumar, met Governor Mridula Sinha and staked claim to form the government.

May 18, 2018, 14:01 PM IST

Goa Congress president Shantaram Naik resigns, says was inspired by Rahul Gandhi's speech

Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik on Tuesday submitted his resignation to the party president.

Mar 20, 2018, 16:59 PM IST

BJP slams Goa Congress chief for questioning party role in freedom struggle

The BJP on Thursday hit back at the Goa Congress president Shantaram Naik over his statement questioning the saffron party's contribution in freedom struggle in the context of the 75th anniversary of the Quit India movement.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:56 PM IST

Porn clip 'accidentally' circulated in Goa Congress' WhatsApp group

 A porn clip "accidentally" posted on the Goa Congress' official WhatsApp media group on Saturday, allegedly by a former party office-bearer and a photo-journalist, led to much embarrassment for the opposition party.

Jul 09, 2017, 10:15 AM IST

Manohar Parrikar: BJP's poster boy in Goa returns as CM

For Manohar Parrikar, who proved himself to be BJP's best bet in Goa by sewing up a coalition and proving its majority on the floor of Assembly, it is a homecoming and another stint as chief minister of the coastal state.

Mar 16, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

Goa Congress rift takes new turn as MLA Vishwajit Rane blames Digvijay Singh for adversity

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Mar 14, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

Goa Congress sees communal conspiracy in rail fare hike

The Congress party in Goa on Monday alleged a communal design on part of the BJP government at the Centre and in the state with regard to the 300 per cent hike in special train fare from Goa to the Velankannni shrine in Tamil Nadu, which hosts a popular Catholic feast of "Our Lady of Good Health" on September 8.

Aug 29, 2016, 23:36 PM IST

I'll remain in Congress if it ties up with like-minded forces: Rane

Congress is facing a rebellion as senior leader Vishwajit Rane has threatened to quit the party.

Jul 10, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

BJP backs Goa govt's decision to hold Defence Expo

Amid allegations of land acquisition by the Opposition, the BJP in Goa on Saturday said that it stands by the state government's decision to hold Defence Expo in the state.

Feb 27, 2016, 15:02 PM IST

Goa CM says no ban on Sanatan Sanstha, rejects Congress' demand

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday ruled out banning right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha – a demand made by the Congress leaders of the state.

Sep 23, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

Louis Berger probe: Former Goa CM appears before crime branch

Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat on Wednesday appeared before the state police crime branch in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case.

Jul 29, 2015, 13:08 PM IST

Congress slams ministers for saying tourists come to Goa for drugs

Goa Congress has threatened to "throw cow dung on the face of ministers" who claim that tourists arrive in the state due to availability of drugs.

May 21, 2015, 14:27 PM IST

Gadkari criticised for 'linking rape with religion'

The Goa Congress has criticised Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's controversial comment wherein he raked up the religion of two Bangladeshis who were arrested for raping a nun in West Bengal last month.

Apr 10, 2015, 09:57 AM IST