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6-133% rise in assets of candidates

PANAJI: With several candidates filing their nomination papers on Tuesday, the financial positions of re-contesting contenders show impressive growth.

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Sardinha says thrust on mining, CRZ, river nationalisation issues

MARGAO: Congress’ Francisco Sardinha on Tuesday filed his nomination for the South Goa Lok Sabha seat. Sardinha, who was joined by the party’s North Goa candidate Girish Chodankar, said they want to be the voices of the people at the Centre.

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Elvis files nomination papers

MARGAO: Elvis Gomes, the candidate for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), filed his nomination papers, to contest the South Goa Lok Sabha seat, before the returning officer Ajit Roy on Tuesday.

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Poll preparations:

Metal boxes containing electronic voting machines (EVMs) to be used in Salcete taluka are loaded into a truck on Monday to be taken to the New Collectorate building in Margao where they will be stored till the prior day of polling. Goa will go to the polls on April 23.

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Tussle in Congress party over candidate for Mandrem bypoll

PANAJI: With hardly three days left for the last day of filing nominations, the Congress party is yet to announce its candidate for the Mandrem bypoll even as it has failed to build a consensus amongst the members of the party.

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ECI to decide on payment of Rs 9.24 cr to Subhash’s firm

PANAJI: The office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has referred to the Election Commission of India (ECI) the matter pertaining to the payment of second instalment of Rs 9.24 crore to Vedanta Real Estate Developers.

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Mining, unemployment likely to influence voting in S Goa

MARGAO: Mining issue, slow-paced development, increasing rate of unemployment and the recent ‘changing of camps’ in state politics could be the important factors, which could decide the fate of sitting MP from South Goa Narendra Sawaikar, who filed his nomination papers on Thursday for the Lok Sabha election.

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