Goa bypolls: Manohar Parrikar makes bold move, picks Panaji seat to boost BJP morale
The Congress party has already announced that it will field its own candidates in bypolls for the Goa Assembly.
BJP rules Goa despite losing election: Debacle proves India is becoming Congress-mukt, one state at a time
The Goa experience indicates the rot that has set into the Congress party. The Gandhis will remain insulated from any blame, while India becomes closer to Congress-mukt becomes a closer reality with each state going their way
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar walks on the edge as allies play hardball, ministers do loose talk
If stitching together a post-poll alliance with two regional parties and Independents was a smooth affair for Manohar Parrikar's BJP in Goa, then keeping them in check is proving to be a difficult exercise
BJP in Goa: Amit Shah's fine art of subverting mandate might not reap expected rewards
One has to learn the fine art of subverting mandate from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the wake of the manner the party formed coalition government last month Goa.
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar walks a tightrope as loyalty of MLAs is not guaranteed
The biggest question that will continue to haunt CM Manohar Parrikar is whether this will be long-lasting or fragile given Goa’s political unpredictability.
AAP's Goa blunder: Importing leaders, workers from other states, especially Delhi, alienated voters in state
A brainstorming session of the state unit to dissect reasons for its pathetic show concluded last week that importing leaders and workers from other states, especially Delhi, detached Goa voters from the party.
Goa floor test: Manohar Parrikar govt wins trust vote, Vishwajit Rane-led rebellion may split Congress
It turned out to be the proverbial much ado about nothing as the newly installed Manohar Parrikar-led coalition government in Goa cleared the floor test, ordered by the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Manohar Parrikar becomes Goa chief minister but keeping the flock together will be his biggest challenge
Parrikar can add two more ministers in future since the constitutional cap on the size of the ministry in Goa is 12.
Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM: Congress has to control infighting before facing Thursday's floor test
The Supreme Court snub to the Congress party over formation of the new government in Goa has come as a boost to the beleaguered BJP accused of subverting Goa’s fractured mandate in its favour.
Manohar Parrikar is Goa CM: SC verdict on Congress plea awaited, is the state headed for President's Rule?
Depending upon which way the Supreme Court views the Goa development, there is a strong possibility that Goa may be headed for a brief spell of President’s Rule since the new Assembly must be constituted before 18 March.
Goa Election Result 2017: How Manohar Parrikar, Nitin Gadkari masterminded BJP's coup
Manohar Parrikar will take oath as the new Goa CM, but with a compromised Cabinet that may keep pulling him in different directions, and keep him busy with a balancing act that may last as long as his government does
Goa Election Results 2017: Parrikar’s name, Modi’s image were not enough for BJP to win majority
Laxmikant Parsekar’s defeat was a clear indicator that he as the chief minister may have sunk the BJP with his lacklustre performance over his 28- month rule in Goa.
Goa Election Results 2017: Here's a list of the possible chief ministerial candidates for the state
If exit poll results come true, Goa is definitely headed to deliver a fractured mandate. Three exit polls conducted are unanimous that the state’s ruling BJP may emerge the single largest party in a hung Assembly.
Goa Election Result 2017: In state with history of hung Assemblies, political permutations and combinations will play out
Smaller states like Goa witness different brand of political permutations and combinations. After 81 percent out of the state’s eligible and registered 11.09 lakh voters opted to exercise their right to franchise on 4 February, Goa continues to witness a slugfest over postal ballots.
UP Election 2017: Election Commission turning a blind eye to last minute campaigning is akin to a self-goal
It would be akin to a self goal if the Election Commission continues to turn its eyes away from rallies being held on polling day in Uttar Pradesh.
Goa: Home Ministry's recent proclamation restarts debate on Portuguese dual citizenship
The home ministry’s recent proclamation that Goa lawmaker Caetano Rosario Silva alias Caitu is an Indian national has opened the proverbial Pandora’s box.
Goa Election 2017: Ruling BJP confident of coming back to power, but AAP remains the dark horse
The BJP is back to being confident of forming the new government in Goa. The state had voted to elect its new Legislative Assembly on 4 February, but will have to wait till 11 March to know the outcome.
Goa Election 2017 culminates with peaceful polling, high voter turnout
Normally, higher voter turnout is attributed to anti-incumbency but BJP has reasons to feel that it has a edge over its opponents in Goa.
Goa Election 2017: Tiny state faces a giant wait as Saturday suspense will end only in March
A good or bad debut show by AAP may make or mar national ambitions of its supremo Arvind Kejriwal since he had zoomed in on Goa and Punjab for its growth beyond Delhi.
Goa Election 2017: Rahul Gandhi's lacklustre speech fails to enthuse Congress party workers in state
The more one sees of Rahul Gandhi, the more disappointed one feels, leaving one to wonder if the 46-year-old is really capable of revamping the 131-year-old Congress party and ready to fulfill his mother’s and party’s dream of becoming the next prime minister of the country after a failed attempt in 2014.