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Goa court issues notice to Arvind Kejriwal for remarks on bribing voters during Assembly elections; next hearing on 8 Feb
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Goa court issues notice to Arvind Kejriwal for remarks on bribing voters during Assembly elections; next hearing on 8 Feb

A local court has issued a notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in connection with a case filed against him for his bribery remarks

BJP rules Goa despite losing election: Debacle proves India is becoming Congress-mukt, one state at a time
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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
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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

Discontent Congressman Narayan Rane meets BJP's Jaykumar Rawal, creates political buzz
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Discontent Congressman Narayan Rane meets BJP's Jaykumar Rawal, creates political buzz

The speculation that Narayan Rane may cross over to the ruling BJP resurfaced Sunday after the Maharashtra Tourism Minister and BJP MLA Jaykumar Rawal called on the sulking Congress leader in Ratnagiri.

Goa's incoming BJP govt has task cut out with illegal mining, crime against tourists, unemployment
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Goa's incoming BJP govt has task cut out with illegal mining, crime against tourists, unemployment

With mining having stalled in Goa, tourism has become its largest employer. This is just one of Goa's many pressing challenges, which the BJP government must face as it resumes power

Congress' failure in Goa shows exactly why the party is dying a slow and painful death
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Congress' failure in Goa shows exactly why the party is dying a slow and painful death

Events in Goa tell us exactly why the Congress is dying a slow, painful death and instead of empathising with it, why people are celebrating.

Congress Goa crisis: Another MLA resigns from party, Digvijaya to petition president against guv
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Congress Goa crisis: Another MLA resigns from party, Digvijaya to petition president against guv

After Vishwajit Rane, another disgruntled Congress MLA Savio Rodrigues resigned from the party on Friday. He blamed the Congress high command and general secretary in-charge for Goa, Digvijaya Singh, for failing to form the government despite emerging as the single largest party in the recently held Assembly election.

Goa floor test: Congress MLAs searched for Vishwajit Rane in lobby, toilet ahead of trust vote
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Goa floor test: Congress MLAs searched for Vishwajit Rane in lobby, toilet ahead of trust vote

Ironically, it was the Congress and not the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar-led government, which seemed desperate not to lose face, during the floor test in the Goa legislative assembly on Thursday.

Manohar Parrikar wins Goa Assembly floor test with 22 in favour; trashes allegations of horse-trading
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Manohar Parrikar wins Goa Assembly floor test with 22 in favour; trashes allegations of horse-trading

The BJP-led coalition of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar won the crucial floor test in Goa Assembly on Thursday.

Goa Assembly Floor Test Highlights: Manohar Parrikar gets 4th term as CM, trashes allegations of horse-trading
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Goa Assembly Floor Test Highlights: Manohar Parrikar gets 4th term as CM, trashes allegations of horse-trading

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is set to prove majority on the floor of the Assembly today. Parrikar, who stepped down as Defence Minister to shift to Goa, was sworn-in along with nine ministers on Tuesday.

Goa Floor Test: If Manohar Parrikar wins, the governor stands vindicated or else Congress gets to form govt
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Goa Floor Test: If Manohar Parrikar wins, the governor stands vindicated or else Congress gets to form govt

All eyes are on Panjim right now where the Goa Legislative Assembly is scheduled to have a floor test on Thursday to see if Manohar Parrikar, recently appointed as the state's chief minister, can survive a vote of confidence in the House.

Assembly Election 2017: 140 of 690 newly-elected MLAs face serious criminal charges
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Assembly Election 2017: 140 of 690 newly-elected MLAs face serious criminal charges

There has been a decrease in the number of members of legislative assembly (MLAs) with criminal records in Uttar Pradesh (UP), Punjab and Goa of the five states that elected new state governments, according to our analysis of data compiled by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), an advocacy.

Congress MLAs blame party managers for Goa fiasco; to meet Rahul Gandhi
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Congress MLAs blame party managers for Goa fiasco; to meet Rahul Gandhi

The Congress leaders are still smarting from the failure of the party managers to cobble up any post-poll alliance to attain power, despite emerging as the single largest party in Assembly elections.

Goa Election Result 2017: Manohar Parrikar sworn-in as CM, nine other MLAs become ministers
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Goa Election Result 2017: Manohar Parrikar sworn-in as CM, nine other MLAs become ministers

Manohar Parrikar, who quit as defence minister, on Tuesday took oath as the chief minister of Goa to head a coalition government, three days after the BJP ended up second behind the Congress in a fractured mandate.

Goa government formation as it happened: Manohar Parrikar, council of ministers sworn-in by governor
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Goa government formation as it happened: Manohar Parrikar, council of ministers sworn-in by governor

Votes for the general Assembly elections of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur will be counted on Saturday.

Goa Crisis: Congress charge of BJP 'stealing democracy' doesn't hold moral, political or legal water
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Goa Crisis: Congress charge of BJP 'stealing democracy' doesn't hold moral, political or legal water

The ongoing drama in Goa catches in a nutshell the difference between the BJP and Congress and adequately explains why the former's star is rising while the latter is suffering from an existential crisis.

Goa crisis: Arun Jaitley defends BJP, says governor could not have invited 17 Congress MLAs to form govt
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Goa crisis: Arun Jaitley defends BJP, says governor could not have invited 17 Congress MLAs to form govt

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said it's "a bit too much" as the governor could not have invited minority of 17 MLAs to form the government.

Assembly election 2017: Why Brand Modi may continue to trump rivals whether he delivers or not
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Assembly election 2017: Why Brand Modi may continue to trump rivals whether he delivers or not

Some of his policies have presented challenges to the public but the public persona of him as a man who rose from poverty to become the PM has remained strong so far

Arun Jaitley refutes Congress' claims of BJP 'murdering the democracy': Read the full post here
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Arun Jaitley refutes Congress' claims of BJP 'murdering the democracy': Read the full post here

On Tuesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, took to Facebook to refute allegations made by the Congress against Bharatiya Janta Party of 'stealing' the mandate in Goa and Manipur Assembly elections.

Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM: SC allows swearing-in ceremony, floor test to be held on Thursday
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Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM: SC allows swearing-in ceremony, floor test to be held on Thursday

During the hearing on Tuesday, the Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar, ordered a floor test in Goa.