Goa ex-deputy speaker Victoria Fernandes dies: 85-yr-old was being treated at Panaji private hospital
Victoria Fernandes, a former deputy Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly, died in the wee hours on Saturday
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.
Sardesai, earlier in the day, had emphasised that the Goa Forward Party was with Parrikar, adding that "we are not talking to anyone, neither is anybody talking to us".
The House could not transact any business as the speaker had to adjourn it five times due to the ruckus created by Congress members with the demand that they be allowed to move an adjournment motion and take up the issue of formalin-in-fish.
In Manohar Parrikar's absence, Francis D' Souza to lead BJP in Goa Assembly; party dismisses rumours of poor health
The legislative wing of the Goa BJP on Monday met before the start of the Budget session and chose senior leader Francis D'souza as its leader in the House in Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's absence.
ACB books Goa Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar, his wife in 2013 disproportionate assets case
Leader of Opposition in the Goa assembly and Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar and his wife Savitri, also a Congress leader, were booked in connection with a 2013 disproportionate assets case on Saturday, even as Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths raided the residence and office premises owned by the couple.
While speaking during a budget-related discussion in the ongoing monsoon session of the Goa Legislative Assembly, Rane said it was becoming difficult for farmers to dispose off old cows
Panaji: Goa BJP leaders will meet in the next two days to decide the Assembly constituency to be vacated for Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who will have to get elected to the Legislative Assembly within six months of taking charge as CM, a senior party leader said.
Goa Chief Electoral Office has asked police department to crack down on 'matka' gambling across the state to prevent money abuse as well as curb muscle power during the ensuing Legislative Assembly polls.