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Sep 28, 2018
Signs of dissent in Goa BJP after cabinet reshuffle leaves party cadre frustrated; Francis D'Souza threatens to quit partyOnce considered unthinkable under the iron command of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, a number of Goa BJP leaders have publicly dissented against the cabinet reshuffle of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition.
Sep 27, 2018
Goa political crisis: Ailing BJP legislator Francis D'souza to resign from core committee; ex-MLA was dismissed by Manohar ParrikarAiling Goa BJP legislator Francis D'Souza, who was recently dropped from the Manohar Parrikar-led Cabinet, said on Thursday that he would resign from the state party's core committee once he returns from the US.
Sep 26, 2018
Goa political crisis: BJP-ally Goa Forward Party says 'haste' in inducting two ministers into cabinet could have been avoidedThe Goa Forward Party (GFP), an ally of the ruling coalition led by the BJP, said on Tuesday that the haste with which the cabinet expansion was done on Monday by inducting two ministers could have been avoided by the state government.
Sep 24, 2018
Goa political crisis: BJP ministers Francis D'Souza and Pandurang Madkaikar dropped from Manohar Parrikar cabinetBJP president Amit Shah had said that Manohar Parrikar would continue in his post and announced that a reshuffle of the state's ministers would soon take place.
Sep 05, 2018
Goa Congress unit claims three BJP MLAs may help pull down Manohar Parrikar-led governmentGoa spokesman Dayanand Sopte said the numbers would tilt in favour of the Congress if the three BJP MLAs crossed over
Sep 03, 2018
Congress unit in Goa seeks President's Rule in absence of Manohar Parrikar, claims state is facing 'constitutional crisis'Congress' Goa spokesman Ramakant Khalap said the state is facing a "constitutional crisis", and that he has sought an appointment with Governor Mridula Sinha to press for his party's demand for President's rule
Feb 19, 2018
Goa BJP leader files complaint against people spreading 'false rumours' about Manohar Parrikar's healthA BJP leader lodged a complaint with police, saying some people were spreading false reports, quoting him, about the condition of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who is hospitalised in Mumbai.
Mar 14, 2017
Manohar Parrikar becomes Goa chief minister but keeping the flock together will be his biggest challengeParrikar can add two more ministers in future since the constitutional cap on the size of the ministry in Goa is 12.
Mar 12, 2017
Goa Election Results 2017: Fielding minorities worked for BJP, half its new MLAs are CatholicsThe BJP may be known as a Hindu party, but about half its new legislature party in Goa comprises Catholics. BJP’s strategy to field eight Catholic candidates in Goa seems to have worked well for it.
Mar 11, 2017
Goa Election Results 2017: Here's a list of the possible chief ministerial candidates for the stateIf 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.