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Goa Assembly election results 2022: Pramod Sawant takes oath as chief minister for second straight term
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Goa Assembly election results 2022: Pramod Sawant takes oath as chief minister for second straight term

The three-time MLA Pramod Sawant took the oath of office at a grand event, which was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and members of the BJP’s top brass

Goa Assembly election results: Why BJP continues to stay mum on chief minister's choice in coastal state
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Goa Assembly election results: Why BJP continues to stay mum on chief minister's choice in coastal state

The suspense whether the BJP will choose Pramod Sawant or go with Vishwajit Rane continues even as MLAs take their oath today

Pramod Sawant resigns as Goa chief minister; asked to continue as caretaker CM
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Pramod Sawant resigns as Goa chief minister; asked to continue as caretaker CM

Sawant met Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai at the Raj Bhavan around noon and submitted his resignation

Right Medicine: Ayurveda man Sawant leads BJP to clean victory in Goa, MGP and Independents climb aboard
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Right Medicine: Ayurveda man Sawant leads BJP to clean victory in Goa, MGP and Independents climb aboard

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant gave credit for the victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. We will go for government formation as per the party's decision, he said

Goa polls: TMC, AAP lodge complaints against each other over bribery video on TV channel
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Goa polls: TMC, AAP lodge complaints against each other over bribery video on TV channel

The channel had broadcast a video claiming one TMC and three Congress candidates had taken bribes to change their party affiliation in case they win the Assembly polls scheduled for 14 February

Goa polls: Vote for AAP this time for sake of state's future, urges Kejriwal
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Goa polls: Vote for AAP this time for sake of state's future, urges Kejriwal

Elections to all 40 Assembly seats in Goa are scheduled on 14 February and results will be declared on March 10, the AAP is contesting all the Assembly seats in the state

Goa polls: Shiv Sena drops candidate from Panaji to support Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal
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Goa polls: Shiv Sena drops candidate from Panaji to support Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal

Utpal Parrikar, son of former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, filed his nomination papers from the Panaji Assembly constituency on Thursday after BJP denied him a ticket

Goa Assembly Elections 2022: Rahul Gandhi to visit CM Pramod Sawant's constituency on 2 Feb; hold virtual rally
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Goa Assembly Elections 2022: Rahul Gandhi to visit CM Pramod Sawant's constituency on 2 Feb; hold virtual rally

This will be the first visit of the Congress leader in the state since the announcement of the date of the elections by the Election Commission of India

Goa polls: BJP announces its second candidate list, no ticket for Shripad Naik's son
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Goa polls: BJP announces its second candidate list, no ticket for Shripad Naik's son

The party's first list of 34 candidates had similarly excluded Utpal, former chief minister late Manohar Parrikar's son. Utpal Parrikar subsequently quit the BJP and announced that he would contest from Panaji as Independent

BJP to finalize names of remaining candidates for UP, Manipur and Punjab polls in CEC meeting tomorrow
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BJP to finalize names of remaining candidates for UP, Manipur and Punjab polls in CEC meeting tomorrow

The CEC meeting will be held at around 11.30 am tomorrow at the party headquarters in the National Capital

Goa polls: After quitting BJP, ex-CM Laxmikant Parsekar to go Independent from Mandrem constituency
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Goa polls: After quitting BJP, ex-CM Laxmikant Parsekar to go Independent from Mandrem constituency

He said that after his resignation, several political parties have approached him, but he would prefer to contest the election as an independent candidate

AAP ready to consider any post-poll arrangement in case of hung Assembly, says AAP Goa chief Rahul Mhambre
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AAP ready to consider any post-poll arrangement in case of hung Assembly, says AAP Goa chief Rahul Mhambre

According to opinion polls, Goa might witness a hung Assembly with BJP having a majority of the seats followed by the AAP and Congress.

No MVA in Goa as Shiv Sena-NCP stitch up alliance; Congress blames 'unreasonable demands'
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No MVA in Goa as Shiv Sena-NCP stitch up alliance; Congress blames 'unreasonable demands'

Congress party sources said that both NCP and Shiv Sena made unreasonable demands following which the talks failed

Goa election 2022: Arvind Kejriwal names advocate Amit Palekar as AAP's CM candidate for polls
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Goa election 2022: Arvind Kejriwal names advocate Amit Palekar as AAP's CM candidate for polls

Palekar is an advocate by profession and comes from the Bhandari community

Goa Assembly polls: TMC announces first list of 11 names, RS MP Luizinho Faleiro given ticket
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Goa Assembly polls: TMC announces first list of 11 names, RS MP Luizinho Faleiro given ticket

The Mamata Banerjee-led party is fighting the polls for the 40-member Assembly in alliance with Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party

Goa Assembly Polls: PM Modi to chair meeting on 19 January to finalise BJP candidates
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Goa Assembly Polls: PM Modi to chair meeting on 19 January to finalise BJP candidates

According to the sources in the party, the first organizational meeting was held today at the party headquarters regarding the Goa elections

Goa polls: 'PM certified AAP as sincere and honest', says Arvind Kejriwal; lists 13-point agenda
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Goa polls: 'PM certified AAP as sincere and honest', says Arvind Kejriwal; lists 13-point agenda

Kejriwal said that the CBI and police conducted raids on him and Delhi's deputy chief minister, and, a commission was set up to examine 400 of their files but they couldn't find one mistake

Curbs on poll rallies till 15 Jan amid Omicron scare: A look at how EC plans to ensure Covid-safe elections
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Curbs on poll rallies till 15 Jan amid Omicron scare: A look at how EC plans to ensure Covid-safe elections

Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said that all EC officials and employees are to be treated like frontline workers and are eligible for the 'precaution dose' of COVID-19 vaccines

Assembly election 2022: EC announces poll dates for 5 states; seven phases in UP, counting on 10 March
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Assembly election 2022: EC announces poll dates for 5 states; seven phases in UP, counting on 10 March

Uttarakhand, Goa and Punjab will go to polls in one phase on 14 February. Elections in Uttar Pradesh will be conducted in seven phases from 10 February to 7 March. Manipur will have two phased-polls in 27 February and 3 March

Goa: Sending feelers of grand alliance, TMC says will do 'everything possible to defeat BJP
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Goa: Sending feelers of grand alliance, TMC says will do 'everything possible to defeat BJP

Trinamool Congress's desk-in-charge of Goa, Mohua Moitra, says TMC wants to defeat BJP and will do whatever is necessary for it, paving a path for anti-BJP front in the coastal state