Atanasio Monserratte News
Goa CM Pramod Sawant says swearing-in of new cabinet ministers at 3 pm; three ex-Congress MLAs to be included
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said late on Friday night that he would reshuffle the cabinet on Saturday replacing four ministers and the swearing-in ceremony would be held at 3 pm
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant along with 10 Congress MLAs, who have switched to the saffron party, will on Thursday meet BJP President Amit Shah in New Delhi.
Goa rape case: Congress-BJP bicker over disappearance of woman who accused INC's Atanasio Monserratte of sexual assault
The BJP and Congress Tuesday sparred over the disappearance of a woman who had accused Congress' Panaji bypoll candidate Atanasio Monserratte of rape in 2016.
GSM leader Subhash Velingkar hits out at BJP for not mentioning Mandovi river casinos in run-up to Panaji Assembly bypoll
The GSM, mentored by former Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar, has opposed the offshore casinos in Mandovi river and has asked that they be shifted from the river to deep in the Arabian Sea
Manohar Parrikar's son, Utpal and former MLA Siddharth Kunkolienkar shortlisted by BJP to contest upcoming Panaji bypoll
Utpal Parrikar, 38, who has done a Masters degree course from the US and is presently into business, earlier said he would be ready to take any responsibility given to him by the BJP
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar will contest the Panaji by-election scheduled on 23 August, state unit BJP president Vinay Tendulkar said on Thursday, hours after the Election Commission announced the poll schedule.
Prohibition is not the best way to serve gender justice. But it has become a convenient tool for mobilising the emerging constituency of women voters.
Goa legislator Atanasio Monserratte, who was arrested for allegedly buying and raping a minor girl, has been granted bail by a local court on Wednesday.
Expelled Congress legislator Atanasio Monserratte, arrested for allegedly "buying" and raping a 16-year-old girl, underwent psychiatric tests on Sunday, police said.
The Goa police have booked the woman, Rosy Ferros, on trafficking charges.
Goa Congress MLA, Atanasio Monserratte has said he would quit the party to contest as an Independent in the event of a bye-election in Panaji Assembly seat following the likely induction of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in Union Cabinet.