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Senior Goa Congress leaders arrested for staging protests against Prakash Javadekar over Mahadayi river
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Senior Goa Congress leaders arrested for staging protests against Prakash Javadekar over Mahadayi river

The arrested leaders include Goa Pradesh Youth Congress Committee chief Varad Mardolkar and Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) general secretary Sankalp Amonkar

Coronavirus Outbreak: Seven, including family of 5, test positive following rapid testing in Goa; shifted to dedicated COVID19 hospital
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Seven, including family of 5, test positive following rapid testing in Goa; shifted to dedicated COVID19 hospital

Samples of seven suspected COVID-19 patients in Goa have tested positive for the disease, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Thursday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Seven new suspected COVID-19 cases emerge following rapid testing in green zone state Goa
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Seven new suspected COVID-19 cases emerge following rapid testing in green zone state Goa

Seven persons tested positive for coronavirus in Goa during rapid testing on Wednesday but confirmation of results was awaited, health minister Vishwajit Rane said.

Congress' Girish Chodankar demands judicial probe into ‘mysterious deaths’ at Goa Medical College's COVID-19 isolation wards
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Congress' Girish Chodankar demands judicial probe into ‘mysterious deaths’ at Goa Medical College's COVID-19 isolation wards

Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Girish Chodankar said that the Goa government should order a judicial probe into the deaths in the COVID-19 isolation wards at Goa Medical College

Goa political crisis: Congress lost 13 MLAs to BJP since emerging as single largest party in 2017 Assembly polls
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Goa political crisis: Congress lost 13 MLAs to BJP since emerging as single largest party in 2017 Assembly polls

From emerging as the single largest party with 17 seats in 2017 to being reduced to just five MLAs now, the Congress has suffered a big meltdown in Goa, a state where it was once a dominant political force

Parliament Updates: Don’t let bad policies kill farmers, says Congress MP; CPI's Binoy Visvam calls Budget 'document of illusions'
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Parliament Updates: Don’t let bad policies kill farmers, says Congress MP; CPI's Binoy Visvam calls Budget 'document of illusions'

Parliament Updates: Speaking on the Union Budget in the Rajya Sabha, which has been disrupted by protests from the Opposition for two days, Congress leader P Chidambaram said that the current Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was "not a bold one".

After Karnataka, political drama hits Goa as ten of 15 Congress MLAs break away from party to merge with BJP
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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 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 Budget Session begins; members of Opposition wear black armbands in protest, Congress boycotts governor’s address
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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".

Goa Congress claims attack on party workers in Panaji was 'government-sponsored', accuses police of backing BJP
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Goa Congress claims attack on party workers in Panaji was 'government-sponsored', accuses police of backing BJP

Accusing police of siding with the BJP, Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar said the police officers who were present at the spot gave a free hand to the saffron party activists to assault Congress workers.

Goa Congress asks why Narendra Modi bought Rafale fighter jets when Manohar Parrikar favoured cheaper Sukhoi
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Goa Congress asks why Narendra Modi bought Rafale fighter jets when Manohar Parrikar favoured cheaper Sukhoi

Addressing a press conference at the state Congress headquarters in Panaji, Ramakant Khalap also said that the mystery of Rafale deal was embedded in a geographic triangle of Paris, Delhi and Goa

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.

Goa Congress MLAs switching over to BJP is 'setback' for saffron party, says Congress leader Salman Khurshid
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Goa Congress MLAs switching over to BJP is 'setback' for saffron party, says Congress leader Salman Khurshid

Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday said switching over of two Goa Congress MLAs to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is a "setback" for the saffron party as the latter speaks of "principle politics", but practises something opposite to it.

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 Congress accuses Manohar Parrikar of threatening people from hospital; demands medical bulletin on CM's health
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Goa Congress accuses Manohar Parrikar of threatening people from hospital; demands medical bulletin on CM's health

The Goa Congress chief's allegation comes a day after Vijai Sardesai, president of coalition ally Goa Forward Party, told the media that Parrikar spoke to him over the phone on Thursday over administrative matters.

Congress says BJP MLAs approaching it with proposals, says it has numbers to form government in Goa
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Congress says BJP MLAs approaching it with proposals, says it has numbers to form government in Goa

The Opposition Congress in Goa on Wednesday claimed that it had the support of over 21 legislators in the 40-member Assembly, giving it enough strength to form the government in the state.

Goa Congress demands ban on Sanatan Sanstha, says organisation that 'kills people to eliminate their ideology has no right to continue'
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Goa Congress demands ban on Sanatan Sanstha, says organisation that 'kills people to eliminate their ideology has no right to continue'

Police in Maharashtra and Karnataka have nabbed members of the Sanatan Sanstha in connection with the murders of rationalists Govind Pansare, MM Kalburgi, Gauri Lankesh and others.

Congress taunts Narendra Modi for 41 international trips, asks Guinness World Records to acknowledge PM's achievement
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Congress taunts Narendra Modi for 41 international trips, asks Guinness World Records to acknowledge PM's achievement

Goa Congress spokesperson Sankalp Amonkar said in a letter to Guinness World Records that Narendra Modi has become a role model for future generations as no other prime minister in the world has travelled as much as him.