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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

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

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

Live updates: New Goa chief minister to be sworn in at 11 pm today, Goa Information Department says

Congress delegation met Governor Mridula Sinha on Monday and said that it should be given the chance to form the government as it is the single largest party in the Assembly.

Mar 18, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

Allies GFP and MGP ready to have Goa Assembly in suspended animation if deadlock over CM continues

The BJP held meetings with the alliance partners but the talks have failed to yield any results.

Mar 18, 2019, 12:51 PM IST

BJP's ally MGP to contest all 3 Assembly bypolls in Goa

The MGP is a coalition partner in the Manohar Parrikar-led government along with the Goa Forward Party (GFP) and Independents.

Mar 11, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

'Dog who only knows how to bark': Goa minister Govind Gaude's reply to MGP's demand to sack him from Cabinet

MGP executive president Narayan Sawant had claimed that Govind Gaude had verbally abused Dhavalikar over a disagreement on some issue during a state cabinet meeting held on Thursday. 

Jan 27, 2019, 07:24 AM IST

Goa BJP ally Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party MGP threatens to contest polls alone if 'ailing' CM Manohar Parrikar fails to step down

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) threatened to contest upcoming national elections alone, if 'ailing' chief minister Manohar Parrikar fails to step down.

Nov 17, 2018, 18:23 PM IST

MGP to support BJP candidate during upcoming RS poll, bypolls

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), an alliance partner in the Goa government, will support BJP candidate during the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls.

Jul 08, 2017, 20:29 PM IST

Will not sit quite if cows are harmed, warns MGP leader

Goa Transport Minister and MGP leader Sudin Dhavalikar today said his party, a partner in the BJP-led government in the state, will not keep quiet if cows are harmed.

Jun 28, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

BJP starts jockeying for power in Goa, Manipur

Parrikar, currently the Defence Minister, was being sent back to the tiny coastal state after prospective allies made his return the pre-condition for support.

Mar 12, 2017, 22:38 PM IST

Calangute Results 2017: BJP candidate wins

In Calangute Assembly Elections 2017, sitting MLA Michael Vincent Lobo of BJP is pitted against Joseph Robert Sequeira (Indian National Congress) and Godwin Fernandes (Aam Aadmi Party).

Mar 08, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

Poriem Assembly Election Results 2017: Congress candidate wins

In Poriem Assembly elections 2017, sitting MLA Pratapsingh Rane of INC is pitted against Suhas Gajanan Naik (MGP), Vishwajit Krishnarao Rane (BJP) and Sitaram Anant Gawas (AAP).

Mar 08, 2017, 17:29 PM IST

Taleigao Election Results 2017: Congress candidate wins

 In Goa Assembly Elections 2017, sitting MLA Jennifer Monserrate (INC) is pitted against Dattaprasad Naik (BJP), Cecille Rodrigues (AAP), Jennifer Monserrate (INC).

Mar 08, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Pernem Election Results 2017: Maharashtrawadi Gomantak candidate wins

Sitting BJP MLA Rajendra Arlekar is pitted against Vikesh Ramesh Assotikar (INC), Manohar Trimbak Ajgaonkar  (MGP), Santosh Shankar Mandrekar (NCP) and Shivanand Krishna Pilarnkar (AAP).

Mar 08, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Mapusa Elections 2017: BJP candidate wins

Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza of BJP is pitted here against Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) Sanjay Vithu Barde, Vijay Laxman Bhike (Congress), Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party's (MGP) Vinod Phadke, Goa Su-Raj Party (GSRP) Rameshwari Morajkar, Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Shraddha Khalap and independent Domnic Alphonso.

Mar 08, 2017, 17:18 PM IST

Mandrem polls 2017: Congress candidate wins

Mandrem is one of the 40 legislative assembly seats of the Goa. The single phase Assembly Elections 2017 in this BJP-ruled coastal state were held on February 4 and the results for which will be announced on March 11.

Mar 08, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

No alliance with BJP even post-polls, clears Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party

Expressing confidence that the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) will form next government in Goa after the February 4 polls, the party today made it clear that they will not align with BJP "under any circumstances."

Jan 14, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

Won't tolerate blackmailing, we have numbers in Goa: Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar recently sacked MGP ministers Sudin Dhavalikar and Dipak Dhavalikar.

Dec 16, 2016, 23:17 PM IST

Goa Assembly elections: BJP to form alliance with MGP for polls? Here's the truth

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) leader Sudhir Dhavalikar on Monday said his party and BJP are firm to enter into an alliance for the Goa Assembly polls, slated next year.

Sep 19, 2016, 16:12 PM IST