13 Jul 2019
Goa: Congress MLA, who joined BJP, to become deputy CM
Earlier this week, a setback hit Congress in Goa after 10 of its MLAs joined the ruling BJP. And the saffron party is all poised to reward the former Congress MLAs, accordingly.
27 Mar 2019
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.
20 Mar 2019
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.
19 Mar 2019
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".
18 Mar 2019
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.
18 Mar 2019
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.
12 Oct 2018
Goa: Shiv Sena meets Governor, asks to dissolve state assembly
The Goa unit of the Shiv Sena submitted a memorandum to Governor Mridula Sinha demanding that the State Assembly be dissolved due to "non-functioning" of the government and inability of any party to form an alternate government.
12 Oct 2018
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.
24 Sep 2018
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.
19 Sep 2018
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.
15 Sep 2018
Goa: BJP looks for alternatives, Parrikar being airlifted to AIIMS
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has reportedly been airlifted to AIIMS, New Delhi for cancer treatment, at 8:00am today.
10 Jul 2018
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.
17 May 2018
Congress in Goa, Tejashwi Yadav in Bihar, planning a 'Karnataka'
In the aftermath of Karnataka rumble, Congress has said it will now approach Goa's Governor to form the government since they were the single largest party there, back then.
05 Mar 2018
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.
01 Mar 2018
2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock
PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have begun planning in earnest for the upcoming assembly polls and the big gun, 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
20 Feb 2018
As CM Manohar Parrikar ails, controversies and complications arise
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar complained of stomach-ache on Wednesday night; he was subsequently taken to the Goa Medical College and Hospital for check-up.
13 Dec 2017
Manohar Parrikar, the first IITian to become CM, turns 62
Incumbent Goa CM, Manohar Parrikar is often described as an RSS pracharak, IITian, hard taskmaster and Modi's confidante.
25 Mar 2017
Goa Budget 2017: New CM Parrikar announces costlier petrol, beer
After a rocky government formation process, new Goa CM Manohar Parrikar doubled VAT on motor spirit from 7% to 15%, and hiked beer prices by Rs. 2-5 in the 2017-18 Goa budget.
16 Mar 2017
Parrikar proves majority in Goa
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar proved his majority during the floor test in the Goa assembly.
15 Mar 2017
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.
14 Mar 2017
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.
13 Mar 2017
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.
11 Mar 2017
Goa's future undecided, 2 constituencies remain
In Goa, Congress has secured 17 seats and the BJP is trailing behind with 13 seats.
11 Mar 2017
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.
09 Feb 2017
EC: Capt. Amarinder can use personal lock at Lambi strong-room
On Wednesday, the Election Commission stated that it is legally okay for Captain Amarinder Singh to put a personal lock on the strong room, where electronic voting machines (EVMs) of Lambi constituency have been kept.
06 Feb 2017
Congress, AAP confident of victory in Punjab
Both the AAP as well as the Congress expressed confidence that their campaigning was sufficient to oust the SAD-BJP from the state.
05 Feb 2017
Goa: First-time women voters get pink teddy bears
Officials in Goa gave away 600 pink teddy bears to first-time women voters in the state.
04 Feb 2017
Goa witnesses its highest voter turnout at 83%
EC officials announced final voter turnout for polling in Punjab and Goa in their media brief.
04 Feb 2017
So far, Goa voter turnout - 67%, Punjab - 48%
As of 3pm, Goa has recorded an overall voter turnout of 67%. In Punjab, the overall voter turnout is 48% (as of 2:30 pm).
04 Feb 2017
Goa and Punjab go to polls to decide next CM
Goa and Punjab go to polls on February 4 as assembly elections begin in five states.
03 Feb 2017
Goa falls short of female candidates in 2017 assembly polls
Despite of a higher female literacy than the national average and female voters outnumbering men, Goa still fell short in female candidates for its 2017 assembly elections.
26 Jan 2017
Will create systems to remove corruption within 90 days: AAP
Elvis Gomes, AAP's chief ministerial candidate in Goa said the party would design and implement systems to eliminate graft within 90 days of coming to power.
23 Jan 2017
Parrikar questions AAP's schemes: Goa polls
Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar questioned AAP's claims that it will double funding to all schemes started by him when he was the Chief Minister of the state.
17 Jan 2017
Changes galore in Mumbai
Fake cops at railway station in Mira Road making a living by forcing people to pay fines have been unmasked.
15 Jan 2017
AAP promises free water, wi-fi to people of Goa
As part of its election campaign in the state, AAP promised free water, wi-fi, cheap electricity and more jobs to the people of Goa in the party's election manifesto.
10 Jan 2017
Goa polls to be monitored via live-streaming
According to a senior official, the Election Commission of India will monitor election rallies in Goa through live-streaming and web casting.
08 Jan 2017
Kejriwal: Accept money from Cong, BJP, but vote for AAP
AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal urged voters in Goa to accept money if it is offered by Congress and BJP workers, but asked them to make sure they vote for AAP.
06 Jan 2017
Goa polls round the corner
Polls in Goa will be held on February 4, 2017 as announced by the Election Commission.
05 Jan 2017
Some hits and some misses from Mumbai
Navi Mumbai may have to wait much longer for an airport.