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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

Laxmikant Parsekar election result 2017: Loses to Congress candidate

Counting of polls for Mandrem constituency is underway for the Goa Assembly Polls 2017 and BJP candidate and current CM Laxmikant Parsekar is hoping to retain his seat.

Mar 10, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

Exit polls Goa 2017: As it happened

As the voting has ended, various exit polls have predicted about the winner and performances of various political parties in the high-decibel electoral battle of Goa Assembly elections. Here are all the details:- 

Mar 09, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

Goa awaits the victor of February 4 election

After a wait of more than a month, the fate of 251 candidates who contested the February 4 assembly election in Goa will finally be known when the ballots polled in over 2,500 EVMs are counted on Saturday.

Mar 09, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

Assembly Elections Exit Poll Results 2017: As it happened

Exit poll results for the Assembly Elections in five states – Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa, and Manipur - have been announced.

Mar 09, 2017, 13:18 PM IST

Goa government convenes special session of state Assembly on Feb 28

Goa government has conveyed a one day special session of state Legislative Assembly on February 28 which would be addressed by Governor Mridula Sinha.


Feb 26, 2017, 12:35 PM IST

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar​'s pool pic goes viral - Check it out here

The image of Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar staring contemplatively into emptiness, from the infinity swimming pool was uploaded via the Chief Minister`s official Facebook account.

Feb 24, 2017, 11:11 AM IST

Goa polls: Poll officials leaked postal ballots' serial numbers, alleges Congress

The Congress in Goa today alleged that election officials leaked serial numbers of postal ballots to the BJP, a charge rubbished by the state's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO).

Feb 21, 2017, 17:23 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav most talked about candidate on Facebook

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is followed by Navjot Singh Sidhu who recently joined the Congress party in Punjab.

Feb 15, 2017, 15:44 PM IST

Assembly polls bring Goa's 'Wanarmare' tribe into mainstream

The ethnic 'Wanarmare' tribe in Goa which was living in near total obscurity, recently put forward a step to join the mainstream and crossed a major milestone in their lives when they voted for the first time in the State Legislative Assembly Elections held on February 4.

Feb 13, 2017, 11:36 AM IST

Code of Conduct in Goa likely to continue till counting day

The Code of Conduct in Goa, which came into force in view of the State Assembly elections, is likely to continue till the counting day as the state government has not yet sought a relaxation, a senior official said today.

Feb 10, 2017, 17:18 PM IST

Assembly elections: Goa re-poll records around 80% voting

Around 80 per cent voters cast their ballot on Tuesday in the re-poll ordered by the Election Commission at a polling booth in the Margao legislative assembly constituency in South Goa, officials said.

Feb 07, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

Goa elections 2017: Re-polling at a booth in Margao seat underway

Re-polling at a booth in Goa?s Margao constituency here is underway after it reported technical problems during the February 4 Assembly elections.

Feb 07, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

Congress will win 23 to 25 seats in Goa, says Luizinho​ Faleiro

Congress on Monday claimed that it would win 23 to 25 seats out of the 37 seats it contested in the recently-held Goa assembly elections.

Feb 06, 2017, 17:29 PM IST

Brisk voting in rural Goa; lower turnout in Catholic areas

Assembly constituencies located in the mining, tourism belts and rural areas of of Goa recorded a very high voter turnout

Feb 05, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Election Commission to decide re-polling day for Margao in Goa

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will take the final decision on scheduling the re-polling day for the polling station no. 8 of Margao constituency of South Goa.

Feb 05, 2017, 09:02 AM IST

A heavy 83% voter turnout in Goa, polling peaceful

A high voter turnout of over 83 per cent was today recorded in the Assembly polls in Goa

Feb 04, 2017, 18:26 PM IST

Assembly elections: Punjab at brisk 48 per cent till 2:30 pm, Goa touches 53 per cent in six hours

Punjab witnessed a voter turnout of 48 percent till 2: 30 pm, while Goa progressed at a steady pace by recording 53 per cent till 1 pm.

Feb 04, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Assembly elections 2017: 67% voting in Goa till 3:00 pm, says official

Sixty seven per cent voters cast their ballot by 3 pm.

Feb 04, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

First major test of 'e-ballot' system in Punjab, Goa

The votes will be counted on March 11 for all the five states -- Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Punjab and Goa -- which will go for polls between tomorrow and March 8. 

Feb 03, 2017, 16:26 PM IST