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      Rahul counters PM on Nehru remark, pledges mining return in Goa

      Updated on Feb 12, 2022 02:31 AM IST
      Elections to the 40-member Goa legislative assembly are scheduled for February 14 and counting will be on March 10. A total of 332 candidates are in the fray for the elections
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is on his third visit to the coastal state, promised to start sustainable mining in the state. (ANI)
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is on his third visit to the coastal state, promised to start sustainable mining in the state. (ANI)
      ByGerard de Souza, Panaji

      ‘PM doesn’t understand…’: Rahul Gandhi responds to Modi barb on Goa liberation

      Goa election: Rahul Gandhi hit back at PM Modi for his statement that Goa could have been liberated “within hours” in 1947 when India attained Independence, but it took 15 years for the state to be freed from Portuguese rule.
      Goa election: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said Prime Minister Narendra Modi knows that the BJP government in Goa has done nothing in the last five years so he wants to distract people from the real issues (ANI)
      Goa election: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said Prime Minister Narendra Modi knows that the BJP government in Goa has done nothing in the last five years so he wants to distract people from the real issues (ANI)
      Published on Feb 11, 2022 07:10 PM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      Rahul Gandhi confident of ‘majority’ with ease, pledges sustainable mining

      Goa Assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi said that the Congress party will win an absolute majority with ease and there was no question about alliances. 
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference in Margao, Goa, along with other party leaders.(Twitter/@INCIndia)
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference in Margao, Goa, along with other party leaders.(Twitter/@INCIndia)
      Published on Feb 11, 2022 05:12 PM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Advantage Monserrate as veteran politico takes on 2 newcomers in Panaji

      It is Parrikar’s legacy that is now being contested in the battle for Panaji. The ruling BJP that is admittedly a different party than the one that Parrikar built from the ground in Goa has said it is the rightful claimant of his legacy. Parrikar’s elder son Utpal quit the party after the Panaji ticket was handed to Monserrate ignoring his claims.
      Atanasio “Babush” Monserrate is up against two relative newcomers -- Parrikar’s elder son Utpal is contesting his first election while Congress candidate Elvis Gomes who joined politics five years ago is contesting for the first time in Panaji. (ANI PHOTO.)
      Atanasio “Babush” Monserrate is up against two relative newcomers -- Parrikar’s elder son Utpal is contesting his first election while Congress candidate Elvis Gomes who joined politics five years ago is contesting for the first time in Panaji. (ANI PHOTO.)
      Updated on Feb 11, 2022 04:16 PM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      Campaign trail: Jobs emerge as key issue for Goa CM Pramod Sawant

      A former BJP youth wing leader, Pramod Sawant rose through the ranks to get the top post after his predecessor Manohar Parrikar passed away.
      Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant. (HT PHOTO)
      Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant. (HT PHOTO)
      Updated on Feb 12, 2022 02:35 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Surla

      Two days before polls, Kejriwal urges Goa voters to give one chance to AAP

      Addressing a press conference in Goa, Arvind Kejriwal hit out at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress by saying that Goa's state of affairs will not change if any of these parties form the government.
      Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal.(Screengrab)
      Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal.(Screengrab)
      Updated on Feb 11, 2022 12:32 PM IST
      Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

      Goa polls: Nehru's govt didn't help Goans in their freedom struggle, says Modi

      Addressing a poll rally in Mapusa, prime minister Narendra Modi hit out at India’s first PM Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru over Goa’s freedom struggle.
      Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a poll rally in Mapusa, Goa.(Twitter/@BJPLive)
      Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a poll rally in Mapusa, Goa.(Twitter/@BJPLive)
      Published on Feb 10, 2022 10:49 PM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Arvind Kejriwal to begin his two-day visit to poll-bound Goa today

      As per information received by AAP, Kejriwal will be on a two-day visit to Goa from February 10-11.
      Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)
      Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)
      Published on Feb 10, 2022 11:27 AM IST
      ANI |

      Goa Assembly Polls: PM Modi to hold rally in Mapusa today

      Goa will go to the Assembly polls on February 14. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.
      Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
      Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
      Published on Feb 10, 2022 05:52 AM IST
      ANI | , Panaji

      It’s stable BJP vs unstable Congress: Amit Shah in Goa

      Union home minister Amit Shah while addressing a public rally in Goa said that this time the BJP workers are working for a hat-trick in the state.
      Union home minister Amit Shah spent the day campaigning door to door in the Bicholim constituency in North Goa and urged the people of the state to vote for the BJP. (ANI Photo)
      Union home minister Amit Shah spent the day campaigning door to door in the Bicholim constituency in North Goa and urged the people of the state to vote for the BJP. (ANI Photo)
      Updated on Feb 09, 2022 10:37 PM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      BJP’s goa manifesto promises free LPG cylinders, resumption of mining

      Releasing the party manifesto for the February 14 Goa assembly elections, Union minister of road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari said that he was confident of the BJP returning to power based on its “track record of development”.
      Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and Development Of North Eastern Region (DoNER) G Kishan Reddy with Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, Minister of State for Railways and Textiles Darshana Jardosh, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis, state party President Sadanand Shet Tanavade and party leaders releases the party State Election Manifesto 2022, at Hotel Marriott, in Panaji on Tuesday. (Atish Naik)
      Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and Development Of North Eastern Region (DoNER) G Kishan Reddy with Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, Minister of State for Railways and Textiles Darshana Jardosh, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis, state party President Sadanand Shet Tanavade and party leaders releases the party State Election Manifesto 2022, at Hotel Marriott, in Panaji on Tuesday. (Atish Naik)
      Published on Feb 09, 2022 12:24 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Panaji

      Be mindful of communal, fascist forces, Goa church body warns ahead of elections

      While the advisory did not name any party, it seemed to be targeting the state’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party as well as new entrants Aam Aadmi Party and Trinamool Congress.
      The advisory, seen as a reflection of the thinking of the church leadership, also called on voters in general to be wary of “parties with national ambitions (that are) here to increase their vote percentages, so as to gain national recognition, even by recklessly splitting secular votes.” (AP)
      The advisory, seen as a reflection of the thinking of the church leadership, also called on voters in general to be wary of “parties with national ambitions (that are) here to increase their vote percentages, so as to gain national recognition, even by recklessly splitting secular votes.” (AP)
      Updated on Feb 09, 2022 05:54 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      TMC seeks action against Amit Shah, Priyanka Gandhi for Covid norm violation

      • Goa is scheduled to go to the Assembly polls on February 14. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.
      The Mamata Banerjee-led TMC party is seeking to create its footprint in Goa. (Representational image)
      The Mamata Banerjee-led TMC party is seeking to create its footprint in Goa. (Representational image)
      Updated on Feb 08, 2022 11:04 PM IST
      Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

      Goa polls: Increase in number of contestants facing serious criminal charges

      According to an analysis, 53 candidates (18%) have declared serious criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits ahead of the 2022 assembly polls
      HT Image
      HT Image
      Updated on Feb 08, 2022 05:16 PM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      Goa election: BJP promises 3 free LPG cylinders, no hike in state duties on fuel for 3 yrs

      Goa election: Union minister Nitin Gadkari said the Congress promise to cap fuel price at 80 a litre was misleading because vehicles were already moving from fossil fuels to blended fuel and natural gas.
      Goa election: The BJP has promised no hike in state duties on motor fuel for three years to counter the Congress promise to cap fuel at <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>80 a litre (Twitter/@nitin_gadkari)
      Goa election: The BJP has promised no hike in state duties on motor fuel for three years to counter the Congress promise to cap fuel at 80 a litre (Twitter/@nitin_gadkari)
      Updated on Feb 08, 2022 04:27 PM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      Nitin Gadkari to release BJP's manifesto for Goa Assembly polls today

      The party had held back its manifesto scheduled to be released on Sunday following the demise of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar.
      After releasing the poll manifesto, Nitin Gadkari will proceed to attend various campaign programmes slated for the day.
      After releasing the poll manifesto, Nitin Gadkari will proceed to attend various campaign programmes slated for the day.
      Published on Feb 08, 2022 07:44 AM IST
      ANI | , Panaji

      Goa polls: Priyanka Gandhi assures 500cr for employment, 30% quota for women

      Accusing the ruling BJP of trying to redefine religion, the Congress general secretary said the upcoming polls was a fight for the identity of the coastal state
      Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra interacts with a child during her door-to-door campaign for the Goa assembly elections, in Panaji on Monday. (PTI)
      Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra interacts with a child during her door-to-door campaign for the Goa assembly elections, in Panaji on Monday. (PTI)
      Published on Feb 08, 2022 12:03 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Panaji

      Goa elections: BJP faces farmers’ anger over land acquisition

      In the Pernem constituency, where Goa’s second international airport is nearing completion, the party is facing a backlash
      The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) advertises the upcoming airport in Goa as one of its achievements and it figures prominently in its development report card. (AFP/File)
      The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) advertises the upcoming airport in Goa as one of its achievements and it figures prominently in its development report card. (AFP/File)
      Updated on Feb 07, 2022 06:01 PM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      Rahul Gandhi vows direct cash transfer scheme in Goa

      Polling for the 40-member Goa legislative assembly will be held on February 14 and the votes will be counted on March 10.
      The Congress has taken a historic decision for the welfare of the poor in Goa, Gandhi said.(PTI photo)
      The Congress has taken a historic decision for the welfare of the poor in Goa, Gandhi said.(PTI photo)
      Updated on Feb 05, 2022 05:50 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Hindustan Times, Panaji

      Rahul Gandhi's ‘Nyay’ scheme promises 6,000 monthly for every poor Goan

      Rahul Gandhi was in Goa’s Sanquelim assembly constituency, where he addressed the “Nirdhar” virtual rally, during which he launched the party’s manifesto.
      Rahul Gandhi said that the party would implement its ‘Nyay Scheme’ when elected to power in Goa.(Twitter/@RahulGandhi)
      Rahul Gandhi said that the party would implement its ‘Nyay Scheme’ when elected to power in Goa.(Twitter/@RahulGandhi)
      Updated on Feb 04, 2022 09:16 PM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Kejriwal hits back at Surjewala's Chhota Modi remark 

      AAP chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that instead of speaking ill about him, the Congress should have worked for the people. "Had they worked for the people, there was no need of Kejriwal in politics,".
      Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (ANI)
      Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (ANI)
      Published on Feb 04, 2022 05:41 PM IST
      PTI | , Panaji

      ‘We will think about it if…’: Kejriwal’s swipe at Congress over alliance in Goa

      • Congress has been grappling with the issue of large-scale defections in various states for a long period.
      Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference on the upcoming Goa Assembly elections, at Dona Paula, in Panaji.(ANI)
      Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference on the upcoming Goa Assembly elections, at Dona Paula, in Panaji.(ANI)
      Published on Feb 04, 2022 02:13 PM IST
      By | Written by Kunal Gaurav

      After initial campaign blitz, TMC loses ground in Goa poll contest

      For a while it seemed the Trinamool was out to replace the Congress in Goa -- not unlike what happened in Meghalaya where 12 of 16 Congress leaders shifted allegiances to the Trinamool on November 25 last year, immediately making it the principal opposition party in the state.
      TMC leader Leander Paes interacts with a fish seller, in south Goa. (ANI)
      TMC leader Leander Paes interacts with a fish seller, in south Goa. (ANI)
      Updated on Feb 04, 2022 04:30 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Hindustan Times, Panaji

      Defections in mind, Goa Congress nominees to pledge loyalty before Rahul Gandhi

      Goa assembly election: The Congress has organised a ‘Pledge of Loyalty’ program as part of Rahul Gandhi's visit to the state on Friday for all its poll candidates.
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(PTI File Photo)
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(PTI File Photo)
      Published on Feb 03, 2022 04:46 PM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      'Vote for AAP for your own sake': Kejriwal to voters in Goa

      Making a vote pitch for AAP in Goa, Kejriwal also said that voters in Goa should vote for his party for the "sake of their own future".
      Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi's chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(AFP)
      Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi's chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(AFP)
      Published on Feb 03, 2022 01:56 PM IST

      BJP brought growth, others promise fake freebies: Shah

      Goa goes to the polls on February 14 and results will be announced on March 10. For the first time, the BJP is fielding candidates in all 40 constituencies and hoping to retain power for a third term running.
      Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant during door-to-door campaign for the upcoming Goa Assembly Election, in Sanvordem on Sunday. (ANI)
      Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant during door-to-door campaign for the upcoming Goa Assembly Election, in Sanvordem on Sunday. (ANI)
      Published on Jan 30, 2022 11:42 PM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Panaji

      ‘Rajiv Gandhi gave Goa statehood’: Congress reacts to Amit Shah’s poll speech

      “Amit Shah doesn't know the contribution of Congress and Gandhi's family to Goa. It was Indira Gandhi who decided that Goa needs a referendum, an opinion poll on whether to choose to be with Maharashtra or not. Rajiv Gandhi gave Goa statehood,” Congress' Goa in-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao said. 
      Dinesh Gundu Rao said that Amit Shah doesn't know about the contributions of the Congress to Goa state.(HT File Photo)
      Dinesh Gundu Rao said that Amit Shah doesn't know about the contributions of the Congress to Goa state.(HT File Photo)
      Published on Jan 30, 2022 09:45 PM IST
      Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Rahul Gandhi suffering from Modi-phobia: Amit Shah in Goa

      • Shah asserted that political parties from other states contesting Assembly polls in Goa can not form the government here, only BJP can do it.
      Union Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah.(PTI)
      Union Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah.(PTI)
      Updated on Jan 30, 2022 06:06 PM IST

      Cong's Chidambaram says no tie-up with NCP, Sena in Goa, to ‘remain friends’

      Congress, NCP and the Shiv Sena form the ruling coalition – the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) – in Maharashtra, but a deal couldn’t be reached between them in Goa as there was no “meeting point” in terms of their respective demands, P Chidambaram said. 
      “After the elections, we will continue to explore opportunities to work together with NCP and Shiv Sena,” Congress leader P Chidambaram said. (HT Photo)
      “After the elections, we will continue to explore opportunities to work together with NCP and Shiv Sena,” Congress leader P Chidambaram said. (HT Photo)
      Published on Jan 30, 2022 03:43 PM IST
      Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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