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Parsekar in BJP Poll Com, Shripad claims MGP will withdraw, GF still uncertain

Confusion over Lok Sabha & Assembly bye-elections is increasing every day.BJP President Vinay Tendulkar now says that Laxmikant Parsekar will campaign for BJP candidate in Mandrem.BJP MP Shripad Naik claims that MGP will back out from elections.However, Goa Forward is still not clear what role it would play in the Lok Sabha poll.

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Why BJP delaying candidates? Cong fears dissolution, BJP says NO

Congress has postponed its announcement to declare candidates of two Lok Sabha and three-by-election seats.Because they fear that BJP may either dissolve the existing Assembly or keep it under suspended animation with a President’s rule.But BJP has dismissed this possibility. The ruling party reiterates that the existing coalition government would complete its five-year term.

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Parsekar having breakfast with Cong, lunch with MGP, dinner with BJP: Vinay

BJP’s Goa President Vinay Tendulkar has lashed out at his former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar. Tendulkar has held him solely responsible for reducing their number from 21 to 13 and also for breaking BJP’s alliance with MGP before 2017 Assembly election. The Rajya Sabha MP also says that Parsekar is presently hobnobbing with all the parties. After admitting former Congress …

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Scaffolding of Zuari flyover collapses, 4 people injured

Whole Goa was shaken up with the news. On Wednesday, in the afternoon during peak hours, the scaffolding of Zuari flyover on Verna-Cortalim slope suddenly collapsed. Major tragedy was averted as it fell on the hill side, not on the roadside. But four workers were injured. Kuthali Panchayat has demanded that PWD Minister Sudin Dhavlikar should form a team for …

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BJP conducting surveys to decide LS & By-poll candidates: Tendulkar

Also it will take opinions of local workers into consideration. And final decision would be then taken by the parliamentary board. Goa State Party President Vinay Tendulkar told Goa 365. Former Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has been demanding a survey in Mandrem constituency. But Tendulkar said their survey is going on in all the constituencies

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GCA loses its stadium, HC orders to hand it over to Edu Dept

A major decision from the high court. The Goa Cricket Association will lose its stadium and cricket ground in Porvorim.Because it was illegally acquired by then President Dayanand Narvekar.It will be now handed over back to the education department. And FIR would be filed against Narvekar and others.Harihar Chodankar had approached the high court in this regard.

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Will MGP support BJP in Lok Sabha election? Decision next week!

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party is firm on contesting by-elections in all the three Assembly constituencies : Shiroda, Mandrem and Mapusa.But will it support the BJP in Lok Sabha elections? It seems the decision would be taken next week. MGP President Deepak Dhavalikar is not only firm on contesting by-election in Shiroda against his alliance partner BJP, but he has even …

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Can Jeet organise summer camp in Mandrem after polling date?

Can the prospective candidates of Lok Sabha and by-election organise functions after polling but before results, without including it in the election expenditure?Because code of conduct has already come into force and it will end only on 27th May after counting votes on 23rd May.

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GSM to contest against BJP in State – but will support Modi at Centre

Goa Suraksha Manch has decided to contest Lok Sabha elections as well as the by-polls.But interestingly the GSM says that they will fight against the BJP in Goa and support Narendra Modi as prime minister at the centre.GSM will field Santosh Satarkar from Shiroda and Swaroop Naik from Mandrem.The GSM will announce a candidate for the Mapusa by-polls on 17th …

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Girish, Pratima front runners for Goa Cong Lok Sabha tickets as of now

The election dates for the Lok Sabha are out finally. With the 23 April date barely 45 days away, sources indicate that as of today after the screening committee meeting in Delhi the front runners for the North Goa Lok sabha seats are GPCC president Girish Chodankar and former union minister Ramakant Khalap.In South Goa, the front runner is Mahila …

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