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      Initial trends indicate close contest in Goa

      Updated on Mar 10, 2022 10:24 AM IST
      Chief minister Pramod Sawant faced a tight fight to retain his Sanquelim seat with initial trends indicating his rival Dharmesh Saglani of the Congress having secured a narrow lead
      Congress leaders P Chidambaram and D K Shivakumar at a meeting with Congress candidates. (PTI)
      Congress leaders P Chidambaram and D K Shivakumar at a meeting with Congress candidates. (PTI)
      ByGerard Anthony De Souza

      Goa polls: Leading from Mandrem, former CM Parsekar 'equidistant' from Cong, BJP

      As of now, the ex-CM and BJP stalwart Laxmikant Parsekar, who rebelled to contest as an Independent from Mandrem is also said to be leading, according to Election Commission.
      Former Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar. (File photo- ANI)
      Former Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar. (File photo- ANI)
      Published on Mar 10, 2022 09:58 AM IST
      ANI |

      Goa election result 2022: Full list of winners

      • Goa Election 2022 Result Constituency-wise: People can check the full list of winners in the respective constituencies below.
      Goa election latest counting updates: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is hopeful that BJP will come to power in Goa. 
      Goa election latest counting updates: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is hopeful that BJP will come to power in Goa. 
      Updated on Mar 10, 2022 06:07 PM IST
      By, New Delhi

      How to get Goa Assembly elections 2022 vote counting LIVE updates on ECI website

      ECI Result 2022 Live, Goa Election Latest Counting Updates: Go to results.eci.gov.in to find out live counting details of the Election Commission of India.
      ECI Result 2022 Live, Goa Election Latest Counting Updates: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is hopeful that BJP will come to power in Goa. 
      ECI Result 2022 Live, Goa Election Latest Counting Updates: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is hopeful that BJP will come to power in Goa. 
      Published on Mar 10, 2022 06:42 AM IST

      Goa: Congress to act swiftly to stake claim for govt formation

      Polling for the 40-member House was held on February 14 and the counting of votes will be taken up on Thursday.
      Congress Rajya Sabha MP P Chidambaram addresses a press conference, at state party office, in Lucknow.(ANI)
      Congress Rajya Sabha MP P Chidambaram addresses a press conference, at state party office, in Lucknow.(ANI)
      Published on Mar 10, 2022 06:33 AM IST
      PTI |

      Goa: BJP, Congress keep close eye amid possibility of hung assembly

      Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has expressed confidence of the BJP forming the next government in the state, while the hopeful Congress has asked its candidates to stay in a hotel.
      Assembly elections were held on February 14 in a single phase in Goa. The state saw 79.61 per cent polling.
      Assembly elections were held on February 14 in a single phase in Goa. The state saw 79.61 per cent polling.
      Published on Mar 10, 2022 06:26 AM IST
      ANI |

      Goa results Highlights: BJP wins 20 of 40 seats, set to form government

      Goa Assembly Elections 2022 Results Highlights: The BJP has emerged as the single largest party with 20 assembly seats. Congress registered a win in 9 assembly seats and is leading on 2 seats. The Aam Aadmi Party managed to bag 2 seats.
      The incumbent Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who was earlier trailing, won by 600 votes in Sanquelim Assembly seat.(ANI)
      The incumbent Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who was earlier trailing, won by 600 votes in Sanquelim Assembly seat.(ANI)
      Updated on Mar 10, 2022 09:37 PM IST

      Goa election result: Congress moves leaders to resort, holds talks with AAP

      More than 300 candidates contested for the 40 assembly seats which saw multi-cornered fights due to presence of several smaller and regional outfits besides the BJP and the Congress, the two major political forces in Goa.
      Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram and KPCC president D K Shivakumar during a meeting with Congress candidates, a day before the results of Goa assembly elections, in Margao. (PTI)
      Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram and KPCC president D K Shivakumar during a meeting with Congress candidates, a day before the results of Goa assembly elections, in Margao. (PTI)
      Updated on Mar 10, 2022 05:11 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Hindustan Times, Panaji

      Goa polls: Congress doesn't trust their candidates, says state BJP chief

      • BJP Goa desk in-charge CT Ravi also mocked the Congress for their lack of trust in their contestants.
      Goa BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanavade.((Twitter/@ShetSadanand))
      Goa BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanavade.((Twitter/@ShetSadanand))
      Published on Mar 09, 2022 09:26 PM IST
      ANI | , Panaji

      Goa Election 2022: BJP, Congress to go head-to-head, smaller parties may be key

      Goa Assembly election: The Goa Forward Party, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, and the Trinamool Congress could emerge as kingmakers in a hung election result.
      Goa Election: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is hopeful that BJP will come to power in Goa. 
      Goa Election: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is hopeful that BJP will come to power in Goa. 
      Updated on Mar 09, 2022 10:41 PM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Goa Congress says candidates voluntarily staying at resort ahead of counting

      • Goa Assembly election 2022: Goa Congress general secretary Sunil Kauthankar said party candidates have not been made to forcibly stay together at a resort, adding a number of senior leaders from other states have reached the coastal state.
      Goa Congress general secretary Sunil Kauthankar. (ANI Twitter)
      Goa Congress general secretary Sunil Kauthankar. (ANI Twitter)
      Updated on Mar 09, 2022 12:56 PM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Half of Goa's MLAs resigned, switched camps in last five years

      Goa Assembly election 2022: Two prominent MLAs - chief minister Manohar Parrikar and BJP veteran Francis D'Souza - passed away during the same period.
      BJP's Michael Lobo switched over to the Congress and contested as the party's candidate from Calangute, 
      BJP's Michael Lobo switched over to the Congress and contested as the party's candidate from Calangute, 
      Updated on Mar 09, 2022 09:57 AM IST
      PTI |

      Buzz on post-poll alliance in Goa ahead of counting

      The ruling BJP and the opposition Congress have both expressed confidence about getting a clear majority in the 40-member assembly, for which polls were held on February 14.
      Goa CM Pramod Sawant called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
      Goa CM Pramod Sawant called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
      Updated on Mar 09, 2022 05:50 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Hindustan Times, Panaji

      Ahead of Goa election results, Cong planning to move its candidates to hotel

      Goa election results: All Congress candidates will be staying at a resort in North Goa on Wednesday from where they will be heading to the counting centres
      The Congress is planning to move all its candidates to a hotel in Goa
      The Congress is planning to move all its candidates to a hotel in Goa
      Published on Mar 08, 2022 06:35 PM IST

      Open to alliance with anti-BJP parties in Goa: Cong Goa in-charge Dinesh G Rao

      • “Many times exit polls don't predict correct numbers…We are confident Congress will get an absolute majority and we will be able to form government in alliance with Goa Forward Party,” Dinesh Gundu Rao said.
      Congress' Goa in-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao. (ANI Photo)
      Congress' Goa in-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao. (ANI Photo)
      Updated on Mar 08, 2022 03:37 PM IST
      ANI |

      'BJP open to alliance...', says Goa CM after exit polls predict hung Assembly

      • This year, the BJP had decided to go solo, while the Deepak Dhavalikar-led MGP had contested the polls in alliance with Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC), an arch-rival of BJP
      Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(File Photo)
      Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(File Photo)
      Published on Mar 08, 2022 03:21 PM IST

      ‘Even if we get majority…’: Goa Congress leader reaches out to non-BJP parties

      Goa Congress leader Digambar Kamat’s statement is designed to indicate the party’s readiness to join hands with other parties to push the BJP out of power
      Goa: Polling officials with election material wait at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium before being shifted to their respective polling stations, a day before the Goa Assembly elections, at Taleigao in Goa, Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022. (PTI)
      Goa: Polling officials with election material wait at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium before being shifted to their respective polling stations, a day before the Goa Assembly elections, at Taleigao in Goa, Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022. (PTI)
      Updated on Mar 08, 2022 01:45 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      Congress readies strategy for Goa as exit polls hint at a close contest

      While senior Congress leader P Chidambaram is already overseeing the poll affairs in the state, the party may also send Karnataka unit chief D K Shivakumar for additional support
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi campaigning in Goa.
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi campaigning in Goa.
      Updated on Mar 08, 2022 05:40 AM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Exit polls: BJP will come back with full majority in Goa, says CM Pramod Sawant

      • Goa went for assembly polls on February 14. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.
      Goa CM Pramod Sawant. (File photo)
      Goa CM Pramod Sawant. (File photo)
      Published on Mar 07, 2022 09:41 PM IST
      ANI | , Panaji

      Goa Exit Poll 2022: Neck-and-neck contest between ruling BJP, Congress for Goa assembly

      A total of 301 candidates representing 12 political parties and independents are in the fray for the polls in Goa -- nearly 21% higher than in 2014 and nearly 50% higher than the 213 candidates who were contesting back in 2012.
      Besides traditional contestants like the Congress, BJP and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, the coastal state of Goa has also seen new entrants like the Trinamool Congress which is making its second attempt at contesting the Goa assembly elections. (HT PHOTO.)
      Besides traditional contestants like the Congress, BJP and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, the coastal state of Goa has also seen new entrants like the Trinamool Congress which is making its second attempt at contesting the Goa assembly elections. (HT PHOTO.)
      Updated on Mar 07, 2022 08:27 PM IST
      Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Sohini Sarkar

      Rahul Gandhi meets Goa Congress leaders, discusses post-verdict strategies

      Goa assembly election 2022: All India Congress Committee (AICC) desk in-charge of Goa, Dinesh Gundu Rao, with leader of opposition Digambar Kamat, and state Congress president Girish Chodankar, briefed Gandhi over the “election scenario” and discussed strategies.
      Rahul Gandhi on Saturday held a review meeting with senior members of the party in Goa to discuss post-poll strategies ahead of the counting day on March 10. (PTI)
      Rahul Gandhi on Saturday held a review meeting with senior members of the party in Goa to discuss post-poll strategies ahead of the counting day on March 10. (PTI)
      Updated on Mar 06, 2022 04:50 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Panaji

      No chance of a split in Goa Congress legislative party this time, says Michael Lobo

      The Congress emerged as the single largest party after the 2017 assembly elections. But the BJP formed the government with the help of Goa Forward and the MGP
      Congress candidate from Calangute, Michael Lobo and his wife Delilah Lobo after casting votes for Goa Assembly elections. The votes will be counted on March 10 (ANI)
      Congress candidate from Calangute, Michael Lobo and his wife Delilah Lobo after casting votes for Goa Assembly elections. The votes will be counted on March 10 (ANI)
      Published on Mar 04, 2022 01:05 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      Election Commission warns against ‘undue influence’ in postal ballot voting

      ‘Strict action’ will be initiated against any attempts to violate the provisions of the Representations of People’s Act, the additional chief electoral officer said in a statement.
      Bribery and undue influence is a form of corrupt practices which is a punishable offence in addition to other penalties, the Election Commission said. (File/AP Photo)
      Bribery and undue influence is a form of corrupt practices which is a punishable offence in addition to other penalties, the Election Commission said. (File/AP Photo)
      Published on Feb 22, 2022 05:45 PM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      TMC’s rethink of Goa alliance strategy may impact Oppn politics

      The rethink is likely to have larger ramifications in the Opposition’s politics in the coming days apart from the rumblings within the Mamata Banerjee-led party
      West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has already distanced herself from the party’s Goa campaign and last week quipped that it was handled by “someone else,” indicating the responsibility of the outcome of the Goa campaign would lie with other leaders.(ANI )
      West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has already distanced herself from the party’s Goa campaign and last week quipped that it was handled by “someone else,” indicating the responsibility of the outcome of the Goa campaign would lie with other leaders.(ANI )
      Updated on Feb 15, 2022 05:48 AM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Goa Assembly elections 2022 Highlights: Polling concludes with 79% turnout

      Goa Assembly elections 2022 Live Updates: The counting of votes for all 40 assembly seats in the state will take place on March 10.
      Goa governor PS Sreedharan Pillai casts his vote at a booth in Taleigao on Monday. (ANI)
      Goa governor PS Sreedharan Pillai casts his vote at a booth in Taleigao on Monday. (ANI)
      Updated on Feb 14, 2022 09:06 PM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Goa goes to polls, 301 candidates in fray for 40-member assembly

      As many as 301 candidates representing 12 political parties and independents are in the fray for the polls -- nearly 21% higher than in 2014 and nearly 50% higher than the 213 candidates who were contesting back in 2012.
      Polling officials with election material board a bus to reach their respective polling stations, a day before the Goa Assembly elections, at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium at Taleigao in Goa on Sunday. (PTI PHOTO.)
      Polling officials with election material board a bus to reach their respective polling stations, a day before the Goa Assembly elections, at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium at Taleigao in Goa on Sunday. (PTI PHOTO.)
      Updated on Feb 14, 2022 03:12 AM IST
      By, Panaji

      Goa Assembly election 2022: Check full list of AAP, Congress, and BJP candidates

      • While Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah campaigned for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress banked on its star campaigners Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to power canvassing.
      The campaigning for the Goa election concluded on February 12, and the fate of 301 candidates will be sealed during Monday's voting. (For representation purpose)(Reuters)
      The campaigning for the Goa election concluded on February 12, and the fate of 301 candidates will be sealed during Monday's voting. (For representation purpose)(Reuters)
      Updated on Feb 13, 2022 05:34 PM IST
      Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi

      Defections, rising nativism...: What’s on people’s minds as Goa goes to polls

      Goa goes to polls on Monday with 12 political parties in the fray and 301 candidates-- nearly 21% higher than the number of candidates in 2014 and nearly 50% higher than the 213 candidates who were in the fray in 2012.
      In Goa, 27 of the 40 legislators, who were elected in 2017, are today contesting from a party different from the one they represented during the last elections. (File Photo)
      In Goa, 27 of the 40 legislators, who were elected in 2017, are today contesting from a party different from the one they represented during the last elections. (File Photo)
      Updated on Feb 13, 2022 01:56 PM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      2-time ex-BJP MLA Michael Lobo eyes hat-trick in Goa polls, this time with Cong

      Despite the change of party and resigning from the 40-member Goa legislative assembly, Lobo sounded confident of winning the election ‘with a bigger margin’
      Former Goa minister Michael Lobo joined the Congress last month. He has represented the BJP from Calangute in the last two legislative assemblies. (ANI)
      Former Goa minister Michael Lobo joined the Congress last month. He has represented the BJP from Calangute in the last two legislative assemblies. (ANI)
      Updated on Feb 13, 2022 03:09 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Calangute
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