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      Goa assembly polls: Congress CEC to meet for selection of candidates today

      Published on Jan 17, 2022 06:52 AM IST
      Congress released its first list of candidates for the Goa assembly polls on December 16 in which the party had announced eight candidates.
      Congress to hold video meeting for selection of candidates in Goa polls today. (HT file)
      Congress to hold video meeting for selection of candidates in Goa polls today. (HT file)
      ANI |

      Ahead of polls, Kejriwal releases AAP’s 13-point agenda for Goa

      Kejriwal, who is on a two-day visit to the coastal state, said that with his promises each family in Goa will be able to save 10 lakh during the five-year tenure of his party’s government if elected to power
      AAP convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at a door-to-door campaign in Shiroda,South Goa on Sunday. (ANI)
      AAP convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at a door-to-door campaign in Shiroda,South Goa on Sunday. (ANI)
      Updated on Jan 17, 2022 01:58 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      Goa Assembly polls 2022: Kejriwal makes 13 guarantees if AAP voted to power

      Having lost its hard-fought space over the past few years, the AAP is back in business with an aggressive campaign, led by Kejriwal. 
      AAP's national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(Screengrab)
      AAP's national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(Screengrab)
      Updated on Jan 16, 2022 12:19 PM IST
      Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

      Goa assembly polls 2022: CM Pramod Sawant leaves for Delhi, BJP list may be out

      • The Goa Assembly election is scheduled to take place on February 14 and results will be announced along with four other states on March 10.
      Goa CM Pramod Sawant had earlier told reporters the party's parliamentary board will finalise the names of candidates for the polls on January 16, a day after BJP functionaries meet with the top brass. (File photo)
      Goa CM Pramod Sawant had earlier told reporters the party's parliamentary board will finalise the names of candidates for the polls on January 16, a day after BJP functionaries meet with the top brass. (File photo)
      Published on Jan 16, 2022 10:54 AM IST
      Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

      Goa assembly polls 2022: BJP may not contest from two Christian-dominated seats

      The two seats are Benaulim and Nuvem that are represented by Churchill Alemao and Wilfred D'Sa. Assembly election is slated to be held on February 14. 
      Representational image.
      Representational image.
      Published on Jan 14, 2022 12:47 PM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Why Michael Lobo’s switch is a shot in the arm for Goa Congress

      Goa assembly elections: Michael Lobo, along with his wife Delilah, joined the Congress on Tuesday evening promising to help the party win a majority in the state.
      Goa assembly elections: Former BJP MLA Michael Lobo interacts with media after joining Congress ahead of the Goa Assembly elections in Panaji on Tuesday, January 11. (PTI)
      Goa assembly elections: Former BJP MLA Michael Lobo interacts with media after joining Congress ahead of the Goa Assembly elections in Panaji on Tuesday, January 11. (PTI)
      Published on Jan 14, 2022 12:59 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      Goa elections: TMC, AAP will split non-BJP votes, says Chidambaram

      Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday said that if the AAP and the TMC fielded candidates and secured some votes in the upcoming assembly elections in Goa, in effect they would be splitting the non-BJP vote.
      Congress Rajya Sabha MP P Chidambaram said if the AAP and the TMC fielded candidates and secured some votes in the upcoming Goa assembly elections, in effect they would be splitting the non-BJP vote. (ANI)
      Congress Rajya Sabha MP P Chidambaram said if the AAP and the TMC fielded candidates and secured some votes in the upcoming Goa assembly elections, in effect they would be splitting the non-BJP vote. (ANI)
      Updated on Jan 14, 2022 01:56 AM IST
      ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

      “You give ticket to criminal and...’: Parrikar’s son Utpal pans Goa BJP leaders

      Utpal Parrikar has been keen to contest from the Panaji seat represented by father Manohar Parrikar for over 25 years but the BJP made it clear being a leader’s son didn’t automatically qualify him for the ticket.
      Former Goa chief minister Utpal Parrikar’s son Utpal responded to the Goa BJP leadership’s stress on winnability of candidates, asking if integrity and character don’t matter. (Twitter/Uparrikar)
      Former Goa chief minister Utpal Parrikar’s son Utpal responded to the Goa BJP leadership’s stress on winnability of candidates, asking if integrity and character don’t matter. (Twitter/Uparrikar)
      Published on Jan 13, 2022 11:51 PM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      Goa polls 2022: MGP to announce first list of candidates today

      The party, which formed Goa's first government post liberation from Portuguese rule, is contesting the upcoming polls in alliance with Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress.
      TMC chief Mamata Banerjee with MGP leaders after announcing alliance for Goa elections. (ANI)
      TMC chief Mamata Banerjee with MGP leaders after announcing alliance for Goa elections. (ANI)
      Published on Jan 13, 2022 06:12 AM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Alliance talks on with TMC, Congress for Goa elections: Pawar

      Pawar predicted a regime change in Uttar Pradesh -- where the NCP is allied with the coalition led by the Samajwadi Party (SP) -- saying the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will lose.
      The NCP is in talks with TMC and Congress for an alliance ahead of Goa elections, Sharad Pawar said. (HT Photo)
      The NCP is in talks with TMC and Congress for an alliance ahead of Goa elections, Sharad Pawar said. (HT Photo)
      Published on Jan 12, 2022 12:27 AM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Goa polls: Independent MLA, minister Govind Gaude to join BJP

      “I respect the invitation extended by the BJP to join them. I have been with them for the last five years and have worked closely with them,” Govind Gaude said. 
      Independent MLA, minister Govind Gaude to join BJP.(Representative image)
      Independent MLA, minister Govind Gaude to join BJP.(Representative image)
      Published on Jan 11, 2022 06:48 PM IST
      PTI |

      Trinamool Congress launches campaign song for Goa assembly elections

      The voting in assembly elections in Goa will be held on February 14, in a single phase. The incumbent BJP government, led by chief minister Pramod Sawant, is being challenged by the Trinamool Congress and other parties.
      Goa Trinamool Congress (TMC) in-charge Mahua Moitra (left) and fellow party leader Sandeep Vazarkar address a press conference in Panjim.(ANI File Photo)
      Goa Trinamool Congress (TMC) in-charge Mahua Moitra (left) and fellow party leader Sandeep Vazarkar address a press conference in Panjim.(ANI File Photo)
      Published on Jan 11, 2022 12:08 PM IST
      By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Congress to explore TMC tie-up in Goa

      The two parties have fought elections together in the past but recent exchanges have been marked by bitterness.
      Kolkata: Luizinho Faleiro, former chief minister of Goa and Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha candidate, files his nomination, at West Bengal Legislative Assembly, in Kolkata, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI11_15_2021_000140A) (PTI)
      Kolkata: Luizinho Faleiro, former chief minister of Goa and Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha candidate, files his nomination, at West Bengal Legislative Assembly, in Kolkata, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI11_15_2021_000140A) (PTI)
      Published on Jan 10, 2022 11:50 PM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      In Saamana, Shiv Sena’s surprise attack on Mamata Banerjee’s TMC over Goa polls

      Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC Goa push will benefit the BJP, and questioned TMC and AAP’s source of funds to secure support from established Goa politicians.
      Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut’s harshly-worded critique of the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinimool Congress’s effort to make inroads in Goa comes as a surprise because of Mamata Banerjee’s warm relations with Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray. (ANI)
      Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut’s harshly-worded critique of the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinimool Congress’s effort to make inroads in Goa comes as a surprise because of Mamata Banerjee’s warm relations with Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray. (ANI)
      Updated on Jan 09, 2022 01:36 PM IST
      By, Mumbai

      New entrant and alliances change the poll landscape

      • As things stand, it is the BJP, made up of more than half the MLAs brought over from the Congress post the 2017 elections, versus two coalitions -- the Congress and Goa Forward Party, and new entrant Trinamool Congress and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party.
      Representative image (PTI)
      Representative image (PTI)
      Published on Jan 09, 2022 03:32 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Congress ready to align with any party willing to defeat BJP in Goa: Chidambaram

      • In the 2017 Assembly elections, the Congress had emerged as the single-largest party in Goa as it won 17 seats in the 40-member House.
      Former Union minister P Chidambaram.
      Former Union minister P Chidambaram.
      Published on Jan 08, 2022 08:18 PM IST

      Goa polls 2022: Single-phase voting on February 14, counting on March 10

      Goa election 2022: Notification for assembly polls in the coastal state will be issued on January 21. There are total 40 assembly constituencies.
      Representative Image
      Representative Image
      Published on Jan 08, 2022 06:31 PM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Goa polls: 2 former BJP ministers on AAP’s first list of nominees

      The AAP, which also contested the 2017 assembly elections but failed to win any seats, has announced it will most likely contest the 2022 polls on its own
      AAP leader Atishi announced the first list of the party’s candidates for the Goa polls. (HT PHOTO/File)
      AAP leader Atishi announced the first list of the party’s candidates for the Goa polls. (HT PHOTO/File)
      Published on Jan 07, 2022 03:38 PM IST

      Goa BJP legislator Michael Lobo may join Congress

      Goa minister and BJP legislator Michael Lobo is likely to quit the party and join the Congress soon.
      Michael Lobo, Goa’s minister for waste management, has been expressing his displeasure over the functioning of the BJP in the poll-bound coastal state.
      Michael Lobo, Goa’s minister for waste management, has been expressing his displeasure over the functioning of the BJP in the poll-bound coastal state.
      Updated on Jan 06, 2022 11:47 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza, Panaji

      Goa BJP ‘commercialised’, no longer party Parrikar built: Minister Michael Lobo

      Goa minister MIchael Lobo, who has been rumoured to be looking at exiting the BJP to join the Congress, launched a stinging attack on his party’s state leadership.
      Goa BJP leader and minister Michael Lobo said the party was now only guided by the principle of importing winning candidates irrespective of their background and was more than willing to abandon the grassroots workers. (ANI)
      Goa BJP leader and minister Michael Lobo said the party was now only guided by the principle of importing winning candidates irrespective of their background and was more than willing to abandon the grassroots workers. (ANI)
      Published on Dec 29, 2021 12:56 AM IST
      ByGerard de Souza

      Webcasting to chatbot help: Goa polls set to go high-tech

      Two systems, designed by the state’s chief electoral officer (CEO) and IIT, are ready for deployment during polling -- VoterDost (Chat Bot system for Answering FAQs) and Election Eye, a computer vision based webcasting data analytics system.
      Bharatiya Janata Party supporters attend a public meeting of BJP national president JP Nadda in south Goa on December 22.(ANI)
      Bharatiya Janata Party supporters attend a public meeting of BJP national president JP Nadda in south Goa on December 22.(ANI)
      Published on Dec 27, 2021 04:01 AM IST
      ByDeeksha Bhardwaj, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Ex-Goa MLA, 4 others quit Trinamool, say Mamata’s party ‘trying to divide Goans’

      “We had joined the AITC with a hope that it would bring brighter days for Goa and Goans. But it is unfortunate to bring to the notice that AITC has not understood Goa and Goans,” they said in the letter.
      Former Ponda MLA Lavoo Mamledar and four others quit the Trinamool Congress this week. (File Photo)
      Former Ponda MLA Lavoo Mamledar and four others quit the Trinamool Congress this week. (File Photo)
      Updated on Dec 25, 2021 10:33 AM IST
      Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Goa polls: TMC says Kejriwal’s ‘not in race’ comments show political immaturity

      • Earlier in the day, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener declined to attach much importance to the TMC, which is seeking to expand its base in the coastal state, and said that ‘any party cannot win elections on the basis of posters’ without naming anyone.
      While both the parties, the AAP and the TMC, share cordial ties at the national level, they are vying to take the lead to be the prime opposition to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the polls.(HT File)
      While both the parties, the AAP and the TMC, share cordial ties at the national level, they are vying to take the lead to be the prime opposition to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the polls.(HT File)
      Published on Dec 22, 2021 08:53 PM IST
      Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      'TMC doesn't stand anywhere in race': AAP's Kejriwal in Goa ahead of polls

      • "I think TMC doesn't have even a 1% vote share as of now. It came to Goa only 3 months back, democracy doesn't work like this. You need to work hard, you need to work among people," Kejriwal also said.
      AAP national chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal (File photo)
      AAP national chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal (File photo)
      Published on Dec 22, 2021 12:23 PM IST

      Goa assembly polls 2022: Congress releases 1st list of 8 candidates

      Congress announced the candidates for the assembly seats of Mapusa, Taleigao, Ponda, Marmugao, Curtorim, Margao, Cuncolim and Quepem.
      Congress emerged as the single largest party with 17 seats out of the total 40 in the 2017 Goa assembly polls.(Representational image)
      Congress emerged as the single largest party with 17 seats out of the total 40 in the 2017 Goa assembly polls.(Representational image)
      Updated on Dec 16, 2021 08:25 PM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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