Articles about Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party

The curious case of Prashant Kishor now has new twist

29 Apr 2022

Politics
The curious case of Prashant Kishor now has new twist

India's noted poll strategist Prashant Kishor never ceases to amaze us.

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

11 Jul 2019

Politics
Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

While the Congress is dealing with an acute crisis in Karnataka, it suffered a major setback in Goa after 10 of its 15 MLAs quit to join the state's ruling party BJP.

Goa: Two MGP MLAs join BJP in another late-night drama

27 Mar 2019

India
Goa: Two MGP MLAs join BJP in another late-night drama

In yet another late-night development in Goa, two out of three MLAs of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) have joined BJP, taking the latter's strength in the State Assembly to 14 legislators.

Goa: Pramod Sawant wins floor-test in Assembly with 20 votes

20 Mar 2019

Politics
Goa: Pramod Sawant wins floor-test in Assembly with 20 votes

Newly-appointed Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant passed the floor test on Wednesday after 20 MLAs voted in favor of the government, led by BJP.

BJP's Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM at 2am

19 Mar 2019

India
BJP's Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM at 2am

Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of the state to succeed Manohar Parrikar reportedly in a "hasty, post-midnight ceremony".

Manohar Parrikar's demise: Next Goa CM to be announced soon

18 Mar 2019

Politics
Manohar Parrikar's demise: Next Goa CM to be announced soon

Goa BJP President and Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar said the party would announce the next Chief Minister at 2 PM on Monday. A swearing-in ceremony will take place after 3 PM, Tendulkar said, reports PTI.

After Manohar Parrikar's demise, who will now be Goa's CM

18 Mar 2019

Politics
After Manohar Parrikar's demise, who will now be Goa's CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday, after battling pancreatic cancer for months. With his demise, politics in the coastal state entered a phase of uncertainty and soon two meetings were held in two separate settings.

As Parrikar's health worsens, Congress stakes claim to form government

17 Mar 2019

Politics
As Parrikar's health worsens, Congress stakes claim to form government

As Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health took a turn for the worse, the Congress unit of the coastal state wrote to Governor Mridula Sinha asking her to dismiss his regime and invite them to form the government instead.

Goa mining: Several ministers, politicians to support GMPF's Delhi protest

10 Dec 2018

Politics
Goa mining: Several ministers, politicians to support GMPF's Delhi protest

Several ministers and politicians from Goa are expected to visit New Delhi to offer support to Goa Mining People's Front (GMPF), who is scheduled to begin a three-day protest tomorrow to press for the resumption of mining in the state.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar calls cabinet meeting at AIIMS, Delhi

12 Oct 2018

Politics
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar calls cabinet meeting at AIIMS, Delhi

In what marks the first meeting of its kind, ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar has called a cabinet meeting at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi, where he is undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer.

CM Parrikar clearing all the files from AIIMS: Goa Minister

29 Sep 2018

Politics
CM Parrikar clearing all the files from AIIMS: Goa Minister

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's hospitalization hasn't hampered administrative work in the state as he is clearing official files from New Delhi's AIIMS, a senior Minister said today.

Parrikar will continue being CM, changes in Cabinet soon: Shah

24 Sep 2018

Politics
Parrikar will continue being CM, changes in Cabinet soon: Shah

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to stick with Manohar Parrikar as the Chief Minister of Goa despite his illness.

Congress claims it has numbers to form government in Goa

19 Sep 2018

Politics
Congress claims it has numbers to form government in Goa

Congress today claimed that it has the support of over 21 legislators in the 40-member Assembly, giving it enough strength to form the government in Goa.

Goa PWD-Minister Sudin Dhavalikar hospitalized in Mumbai for unknown illness

10 Jul 2018

India
Goa PWD-Minister Sudin Dhavalikar hospitalized in Mumbai for unknown illness

Goa Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai, a family member said today but refused to identify the illness.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar returns after treatment in US

14 Jun 2018

India
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar returns after treatment in US

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar landed back in India today after undergoing treatment for more than three months in the US.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to return from US this week

12 Jun 2018

India
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to return from US this week

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, who is in the US for treatment of a pancreatic ailment since March, will return to Goa this week.

Goa: Congress writes to Governor to stake claim to form-government

18 May 2018

Politics
Goa: Congress writes to Governor to stake claim to form-government

In the aftermath of Karnataka rumble, the Congress today staked claim to form the government in Goa, being the single-largest party in the Legislative Assembly held in 2017.

Goa: Role of regional parties in politics cannot be undermined

15 May 2018

Politics
Goa: Role of regional parties in politics cannot be undermined

The regional parties in the BJP-led Goa government today said their importance cannot be undermined in politics.

Goa-CM Parrikar may go abroad for treatment after Mumbai health-check-up

05 Mar 2018

India
Goa-CM Parrikar may go abroad for treatment after Mumbai health-check-up

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar will go to Mumbai today for a health check-up and if needed, may even go abroad for further treatment, his office said.

Parrikar proves majority in Goa

16 Mar 2017

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Parrikar proves majority in Goa

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar proved his majority during the floor test in the Goa assembly.

Supreme Court advances Goa floor test

15 Mar 2017

Politics
Supreme Court advances Goa floor test

The SC has advanced the floor test by the Parrikar government in Goa to 16 March. The court rejected a plea by the Congress to hold a composite floor test.

Manohar Parrikar sworn-in as Goa's Chief Minister

14 Mar 2017

Politics
Manohar Parrikar sworn-in as Goa's Chief Minister

BJP leader Manohar Parrikar has taken oath as the Chief Minister of Goa. He took the oath in Konkani.

Manohar Parrikar appointed Goa CM

13 Mar 2017

Politics
Manohar Parrikar appointed Goa CM

Governor Mridula Sinha has invited Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to form the government in Goa after the BJP concluded hasty negotiations with independents and smaller candidates. The BJP has shown support of 21 MLAs.

Goa's future undecided, 2 constituencies remain

11 Mar 2017

Politics
Goa's future undecided, 2 constituencies remain

In Goa, Congress has secured 17 seats and the BJP is trailing behind with 13 seats.

Goa: Congress leads in early trends, CM Parsekar loses seat

11 Mar 2017

Politics
Goa: Congress leads in early trends, CM Parsekar loses seat

Counting for the 40 seats in Goa began at 8:30am on March 11. In a big blow to BJP, CM Laxmikant Parsekar lost his Mandrem seat. There are speculations that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will return as CM if BJP wins.