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MGP plans to support Congress-led Govt, defeat BJP in elections

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party is not only supporting Congress in Lok Sabha elections, but is also planning to support the Congress-led alternate government after the elections.It is also evident that MGP will support independent candidate Jeet Arolkar in Mandrem.The MGP central executive committee met on Thursday and officially decided to support Congress candidates in both Lok Sabha seats, besides Mapusa Assembly …

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All eyes on 15th April SC hearing; government to file affidavit on mining concession case

The Supreme Court will begin to hear the 20-year-old mining concession case.The State government will be filing an affidavit to take into consideration mining leases from 1987 instead of from 1957.This was the demand of the mining workers who were holding a dharna at Jantar-Mantar, Delhi.The three day dharna is over. And the Chief Secretary has landed in Delhi on …

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Tricksters cheat 2 Vasco vegetable vendors

Two elderly women fell prey to 2 professional tricksters in Vasco on Thursday.The two got conned out of their gold ornaments and mangalsutras on the pretext of being given new sarees. Two vegetable vendors were approached by one Hindi -speaking middle-aged man early in the morning.He told them that he had opened a new shop in the Vasco market and …

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Modi reassures mining solution, fisherfolk card & Double Decker for Goa

Not a single word on special status like his rally in 2014.But Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again assured to find a solution to restart mining on the lines of what Goa is demanding. He has also assured Fisherman Card with all facilities. And many express railways including a double-decker. Modi began his 45-minute long speech of election campaign …

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NCP-Cong leaders fight, accuse each other

Congress and NCP in Goa apparently don’t believe in the coalition it has at the national level.This became evident when NCP’s Goa President Jose Philip D’souza and Vasco Congressmen Saifullah Khan started a verbal fight in Vasco.When Manohar Parrikar was Chief Minister NCP had given its support to BJP. But now NCP is with Congress. On Wednesday Jose Philip called …

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3 polls in Panaji-Taliegao: Lok Sabha, Assembly & Panchayat

Voters of Panaji and Taleigao are going to be a busy lot. Busy as they have to vote from 23rd April to 19th May. First the Lok Sabha elections on 23rd April.Now the Election Commission of India has announced 19th May as the Panaji by-election.And in between would be the election for the Taleigao panchayat. These are on 28th of …

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Election Commission ‘restricts’ Mahadev’s son’s wedding, Ex-EC calls it absurd

Can family wedding of a candidate invite Election code of Conduct? Yes, in Shiroda by-election, the returning officer has cast cold water on Congress candidate Mahadev Naik plans to hold public reception for his son’s wedding.But former Goa State Election Commissioner Prabhakar Timble calls the decision of Election Commission of India as absurd .Mahadev Naik’s son is getting married on …

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Mining dharna begins at Jantar Mantar

Goa’s mining dependents have dashed India’s national capital, beginning a three-day Dharna at Jantar Mantar from Tuesday.The move comes ahead of Supreme Court’s hearing on appeal filed by mining companies challenging a 1987 law which abolished mining concessions granted by the Portuguese government.The hearing will take place on 15th April.

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CM speaks about fixing, workers talk of cross-voting; everywhere!

Looks like elections this time would be held more with poll-fixing and cross-voting from among political parties.And who is confirming this? Our chief minister Dr Pramod Sawant. But despite this, BJP feels they will win all seats.Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party has already announced that it would support Congress candidates in Mapusa by-poll as well as Lok Sabha.Congress North Goa candidate Girish …

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