In move aimed at gender equality, Goa Assembly passes bill allowing women to work in night shift in industries
Deputy chief minister of Goa Chandrakant Kavlekar, who moved an amendment to the Factories and Boilers Act, made it clear that women employees would not be forced to work at night
Karnataka crisis: JP Nadda rejects horse-trading charge against BJP; says new political culture under Narendra Modi
BJP working President JP Nadda said a new 'political culture' has emerged under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and those who are against the politics of 'vote bank and dynasty' are welcome to the BJP.
Four newly-inducted ministers to get portfolios on Monday, Pramod Sawant says day after Goa cabinet reshuffle
The four new ministers inducted into the Goa cabinet would be allotted portfolios on Monday, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said. Chandrakant Kavlekar, who was earlier leader of the opposition, would be designated as deputy chief minister. Days after 10 Congress MLAs in Goa joined the BJP, Sawant on Saturday reshuffled his cabinet.
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.
After Karnataka, political drama hits Goa as ten of 15 Congress MLAs break away from party to merge with BJP
The group, led by Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar, met Assembly Speaker Rajesh Patnekar in the evening and gave him a letter, informing him about their breaking away from the party.
Congress MLAs in Goa head to Raj Bhawan to meet governor as party stakes claim to form govt after Manohar Parrikar's death
The leader of the Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar said the party MLAs decided to walk to the Raj Bhawan uninvited after the governor refused to give them an appointment.
Manohar Parrikar's death throws precariously-stacked Goa Assembly into disarray; Congress on top with 14 MLAs
The Congress is currently the single-largest party in the Goa Assembly with 14 MLAs in the 40-member House
With Manohar Parrikar's death, Goa governor faces task of choosing between claims of BJP, Congress for govt formation
With Manohar Parrikar's death, the strength of the Goa Assembly has come down to 36. So, the majority required for forming the government is 18+1.
Congress stakes claim to form Goa govt again, writes to governor saying BJP has ‘lost trust of people’
In a letter to Sinha, the leader of opposition in the Goa legislative assembly, Chandrakant Kavlekar, claimed that the Congress party has the majority to form the government in Goa and that “the numbers of the BJP may further dwindle” in the state Assembly.
'Legislative cure is fastest, amicable remedy' to resolve mining crisis in Goa, says Manohar Parrikar
Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar had earlier tabled a calling attention motion on the mining issue during the ongoing budget session that began on Tuesday
Goa Budget Session begins; members of Opposition wear black armbands in protest, Congress boycotts governor’s address
The Opposition Congress boycotted Goa governor Mridula Sinha's address to the House on the first day of the state Assembly's budget Session on Tuesday. Members of the opposition wore black bands on their arms as a mark of protest, claiming that their "voice was not being heard by the BJP-led state government".
3-day Budget Session of Goa Assembly starts from 29 Jan; amendment to Tourist Trade Act to be tabled
A Bill amending the Tourist Trade Act, to curb liquor consumption and nuisance in public spaces including beaches, will be tabled in the Goa Assembly. The speaker's office has received total 419 questions for the three-day session, including 137 starred and 282 unstarred questions
The House could not transact any business as the speaker had to adjourn it five times due to the ruckus created by Congress members with the demand that they be allowed to move an adjournment motion and take up the issue of formalin-in-fish.
The party will urge Assembly Speaker to increase the working days of the session, beginning from 19 July, CLP leader Chandrakant Kavlekar said.
Seeking adoption of the Karnataka example in Goa, the Congress staked claim to form the government in the state, being the single largest party in Assembly.
Seeking adoption of the Karnataka example in Goa, Congress decided to stake claim to form a government in the state where it had emerged as the single largest party in the Assembly polls held last year
Goa Leader of Opposition, Chandrakant Kavlekar, on Monday sought exemption from summons issued by the Anti-Corruption Branch of the state police
The Congress party which met on Monday evening to chalk out its strategy for the Winter Session of the Assembly starting on Wednesday said it would corner the Manohar Parrikar government over the "nationalisation" of the state's rivers.
The Congress party would be meeting tomorrow to chalk out its floor coordination ahead of the state legislative Assembly session beginning on Wednesday, a senior party leader said.