We will withdraw support to Goa's BJP govt, says MGP chief Deepak Dhavalikar; party to back Congress in Lok Sabha polls
MGP president Deepak Dhavalikar said his party will support Congress for Lok Sabha election and Mapusa bypoll in Goa on 23 April, while announcing his decision to withdraw support to the Pramod Sawant government
Shiv Sena accuses BJP of political drama after Goa CM's death, says party didn't even wait for 'Parrikar's ashes to cool down'
In a scathing attack on the political drama between the BJP and its allies in Goa over the leadership issue, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday dubbed it as a terrible state of democracy, saying they did not even wait for late chief minister Manohar Parrikar's ashes to cool down.
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
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 MLAs in Goa head to Raj Bhawan to meet governor as party stakes claim to form govt after Manohar Parrikar's death
The leader of the Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar said the party MLAs decided to walk to the Raj Bhawan uninvited after the governor refused to give them an appointment.
Manohar Parrikar's death throws precariously-stacked Goa Assembly into disarray; Congress on top with 14 MLAs
The Congress is currently the single-largest party in the Goa Assembly with 14 MLAs in the 40-member House
With Manohar Parrikar's death, Goa governor faces task of choosing between claims of BJP, Congress for govt formation
With Manohar Parrikar's death, the strength of the Goa Assembly has come down to 36. So, the majority required for forming the government is 18+1.
The death of Manohar Parrikar, who represented the Panaji Assembly seat, will necessitate a fourth bypoll in Goa.
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.
Congress demanded that Goa governor Mridula Sinha summon a special session of the Assembly and ask the BJP-led coalition government to prove its majority.
The Goa unit of the Shiv Sena on Friday submitted a memorandum to Governor Mridula Sinha demanding that the state Assembly be dissolved.
The Congress is the single largest party in the 40-member Goa Assembly
Congress legislators in Goa meet governor, demand floor test; BJP says this reflects party's desperation
Congress legislators in Goa on Tuesday met Governor Mridula Sinha and demanded a floor test by the BJP-led government to prove its majority in the Assembly.
Goa Congress legislators will meet Governor Mridula Sinha Tuesday evening with a demand for dismissal of the Manohar Parrikar-led government.
Goa political crisis: Congress says it has numbers to form govt, party MLAs seek time to meet Governor Mridula Sinha today
The Congress party has 16 MLAs in the state while the currently has 14 legislators in the 40-member Assembly.
With Parrikar in AIIMS, Congress offers to form 'stable govt' in Goa; BJP proposes merger with MGP and GFP to bolster position
The Congress offers to form a stable government in Goa after Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar undergoes treatment in New Delhi.
Congress President Girish Chodankar said that the Manohar Parrikar-led government is in minority and is struggling with its allies and intra-party politics
Manohar Parrikar's health: Goa Congress to discuss leadership lacunae in state; will seek Governor's intervention
During the meeting, the CLP will discuss whether it should seek state Governor Mridula Sinha's intervention on the leadership issue, a party leader said on Thursday. Parrikar, 62, left for the US early on Thursday for his further medical treatment for a pancreatic ailment. This is his third visit to the US since February.
'Ailing' Goa BJP faces renewed attack from Opposition, civil society over Manohar Parrikar's continued absence
Goa BJP has been under fire from the Opposition and on social media over the continued absence of ailing Manohar Parrikar and the 'misgovernance' in state.
The Congress on Tuesday said it has decided to sought President Ram Nath Kovind's intervention in appointing a "full-time" chief minister in Goa, as incumbent Manohar Parrikar is undergoing treatment in the United States since March this year.