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Days after renewing party membership, Goa BJP worker quits citing induction of 10 Congress MLAs
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Days after renewing party membership, Goa BJP worker quits citing induction of 10 Congress MLAs

Pranav Sanvorderkar, a young BJP worker, said he was deeply hurt with the news of 10 Congress MLAs shifting allegiance to the BJP and joining the party ahead of some of them being inducted in the state cabinet.

Goa LIVE News and Updates: Pramod Sawant says he 'welcomes' support from rebel Congress MLAs to 'strengthen' state govt
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Goa LIVE News and Updates: Pramod Sawant says he 'welcomes' support from rebel Congress MLAs to 'strengthen' state govt

Goa LIVE News and Updates: Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant, who on Wednesday accepted at least 10 rebel Congress MLAs into the BJP, said, 'They have supported me to strengthen the state government and I welcome it."

Manohar Parrikar's son, Utpal and former MLA Siddharth Kunkolienkar shortlisted by BJP to contest upcoming Panaji bypoll
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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 BJP lodges complaint against Arvind kejriwal for violating MCC by 'inciting' religious sentiments in his speech in Margao
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Goa BJP lodges complaint against Arvind kejriwal for violating MCC by 'inciting' religious sentiments in his speech in Margao

Goa BJP has complained to the Election Commission (EC) against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by propagating fear-mongering among Christian and Muslim community at a public meeting. Kejriwal was in Goa on 13 April to address a public meeting at Margao in south Goa.

Congress would never allow booth-level worker to become the Chief Minister, says Goa CM Pramod Sawant
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Congress would never allow booth-level worker to become the Chief Minister, says Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday said that the Congress will never allow a common worker like him to rise to the post of chief minister of a state, which is possible only in his party BJP.

BJP wins floor test in Goa Assembly: Pramod Sawant secure in CM's seat with support of 20 MLAs; 15 oppose move
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BJP wins floor test in Goa Assembly: Pramod Sawant secure in CM's seat with support of 20 MLAs; 15 oppose move

The floor test in the Goa Assembly was necessitated after Pramod Sawant took oath as the new chief minister of the state early on Tuesday.

Goa Floor Test LIVE updates: BJP passes test, Pramod Sawant secure in CM's seat with support of 20 MLAs
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Goa Floor Test LIVE updates: BJP passes test, Pramod Sawant secure in CM's seat with support of 20 MLAs

Goa Floor Test LIVE updates: New Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has won the confidence motion with support of 20 MLAs. This means that BJP has passed the floor test at the Goa Assembly. Fifteen of the 35 MLAs in the Assembly had opposed the move.

Congress stakes claim to form Goa govt again, writes to governor saying BJP has ‘lost trust of people’
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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.

Goa Congress seeks appointment with ailing Manohar Parrikar to apprise him of BJP's 'opportunism' in his absence
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Goa Congress seeks appointment with ailing Manohar Parrikar to apprise him of BJP's 'opportunism' in his absence

The Goa Congress Sunday said it would seek an appointment with ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to apprise him of how BJP leaders and state bureaucrats were taking "advantage" of his absence from office.

Congress MLAs Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte quit Goa Assembly, join BJP after meeting Amit Shah
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Congress MLAs Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte quit Goa Assembly, join BJP after meeting Amit Shah

In a setback to the Congress in Goa, two of its legislators, Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte have resigned as members of the state Assembly Tuesday, Speaker Pramod Sawant said.

'Not a setback': Congress says it will continue efforts to form govt in Goa after two leaders quit Assembly
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'Not a setback': Congress says it will continue efforts to form govt in Goa after two leaders quit Assembly

Last month, the Congress had submitted a memorandum to Governor Mridula Sinha, staking claim to form an alternate government.

Goa BJP chief says Manohar Parrikar will meet govt officials, party leaders after resting for two days
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Goa BJP chief says Manohar Parrikar will meet govt officials, party leaders after resting for two days

Parrikar, who has been suffering from a pancreatic aliment, returned to Goa on Sunday, post hospitalisation at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.

Manohar Parrikar likely to return to Panaji on Sunday; Goa CM was undergoing treatment in Delhi's AIIMS
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Manohar Parrikar likely to return to Panaji on Sunday; Goa CM was undergoing treatment in Delhi's AIIMS

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar is likely to return on Sunday from Delhi, where he has been undergoing treatment for pancreatic ailment at a hospital, a senior government official said on Saturday

Signs of dissent in Goa BJP after cabinet reshuffle leaves party cadre frustrated; Francis D'Souza threatens to quit party
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Signs of dissent in Goa BJP after cabinet reshuffle leaves party cadre frustrated; Francis D'Souza threatens to quit party

Once 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.

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar admitted to private hospital in Candolim, misses traditional Ganesh Chaturthi puja
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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar admitted to private hospital in Candolim, misses traditional Ganesh Chaturthi puja

Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is being treated for advanced pancreatic cancer, was on Thursday admitted to a private clinic in the beach village of Candolim in North Goa, after he developed fever.

If Goa's BJP govt collapses, Congress won't shirk from its responsibility of taking over, says Shantaram Naik
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If Goa's BJP govt collapses, Congress won't shirk from its responsibility of taking over, says Shantaram Naik

On whether the Congress intended to form government in Goa considering the political environment in the state, the former MP said, "If the (BJP-led) government collapses on its own, we will not shirk from our responsibility of taking over."

BJP says 'no question' of leadership change in Goa, Manohar Parrikar will be back soon to head state
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BJP says 'no question' of leadership change in Goa, Manohar Parrikar will be back soon to head state

The Goa BJP on Saturday said that there was no question of a change in leadership in the state due to the illness of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

BJP Goa unit says it is not correct to speculate about Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health condition
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BJP Goa unit says it is not correct to speculate about Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health condition

The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Goa unit on Sunday said it was incorrect to speculate about the health condition of chief minister Manohar Parrikar.

Goa bypolls: Chief minister Manohar Parrikar to contest from Panaji
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Goa bypolls: Chief minister Manohar Parrikar to contest from Panaji

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar was on Saturday formally chosen as the BJP candidate for the next month's bypoll to Panaji Assembly constituency.

Goa BJP congratulates Narendra Modi and Amit Shah for reviving NDA in Bihar, backing Nitish Kumar
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Goa BJP congratulates Narendra Modi and Amit Shah for reviving NDA in Bihar, backing Nitish Kumar

Goa BJP congratulated prime minister Narendra Modi and the party president Amit Shah for "reviving the NDA combination" in Bihar by backing JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar