Elections

Over 80 per cent voting recorded in South Goa

MARGAO: The South Goa recorded over 80 per cent voting on the polling day, slightly more than what was registered during the last assembly elections held in the year 2007.

Vasco PI placed under suspension

VASCO: The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr Ravindra Yadav, on Saturday, informed that the Vasco police inspector (PI), Mr Francisco Corte, has been placed under suspension, pending enquiries against him, with immediate effect in view of using abusive language against the scribes of electronic and print media while handling a tense situation at Chhotta Bazaar in Baina.

Cong will form govt with majority: Sardinha

PANAJI: Stating that high voting percentage did not mean anti-Congress vote, the working president of the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC), Mr Francisco Sardinha, expressed confidence that Congress would get a majority in the election and be able to form the government.

Voting in Velim passes off peacefully despite apprehensions

MARGAO: The polling passed off peacefully in Velim on Saturday despite apprehensions that the locals and the parishioners together would boycott the polls in  protest against the ‘raids’ conducted by income tax and police officials on the parish priest of the St Francis Xavier church  recently.

Voting in 'tense' Velim completely peaceful

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03/03/2012
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After all the high tension, polling in Velim went off extremely peacefully, says Roque Dias

Independent claims victory for Mickky; says he split Aleixo's votes

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03/03/2012
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Independent candidate in Nuvem tells Michael Fisher that he has taken 2,000 votes from Aleixo, and will help Mickky win

Rs1,000 as a thank you gift for voting?

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03/03/2012
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Voters, young and senior were given a morning bonanza of Rs1,000, some Rs500  after casting their votes at the Mahila Nutan School located in Comba, Margao, says Michael Fisher

PANAJI: Voters, young and senior were given a morning bonanza of Rs1,000, some Rs500  after casting their votes at the Mahila Nutan School located in Comba Margao.

Presiding Officer replaced in St Andre?

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03/03/2012
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A Presiding Officer in charge of a booth in St Andre constituency was replaced this morning following complaints from voters, reports Michael Fisher

Clashes reported in Benaulim

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03/03/2012
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Clashes reported between three main candidates in Benaulim constituency, says Neshwin Almeida

John Monteiro claims victory in Cuncolim; Joaquim silent

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03/03/2012
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Joaquim Alemao stays silent in the face of John's claim, says Neshwin Almeida