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Goa By-Election: BJP Wins Both Seats, One For Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar newsreporter.in

Goa ByElection BJP Wins Both Seats One For Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

The ruling BJP has won the by-elections to two assembly seats in Goa, with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar emerging victorious from Panaji and health minister Vishwajit Rane from Valpoi.

It was crucial for the BJP to bag the two seats as it does not enjoy a majority on its own in the 40-member assembly.

2017-08-28 12:56:22 by Thomas Oliver
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2017-05-19 12:14:52 by Harini
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2017-03-16 10:20:04 by Mohamed Youssef
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Goa Floor Test : Manohar Parrikar all set to prove majority newsreporter.in

Goa Floor Test  Manohar Parrikar all set to prove majority

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has to prove majority in the Goa Assembly today. He stepped down as the Defence Minister to return as the chief minister on Tuesday. Parrikar enjoys the support of 22 MLAs, two more than the halfway mark of 20 in the 40-member Assembly. 

The Congress has been crying foul as despite being the single-largest party in the Assembly it failed to cobble up the support of non-BJP MLAs, following which Governor Mridula Sinha gave the BJP the first go at government formation.

2017-03-16 09:57:02 by William James
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28-year-old British woman raped, murdered and thrown in Goa Beach newsreporter.in

28yearold British woman raped murdered and thrown in Goa Beach

Police arrested a man on Wednesday on charges of raping and murdering a 28-year-old British-Irish woman on a popular Goa beach on Holi, the latest in a series of crimes that has blighted the picturesque state’s reputation as a tourist haven.

Deputy superintendent of police Sammy Tavares told HT a 23-year-old local criminal identified as Vikas Bhagat was arrested after locals reported seeing him with tourist Danielle McLaughlin at the Palolem beach in south Goa on Holi, celebrated on Monday.

2017-03-16 09:51:51 by Mohamed Youssef
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SC Refuses To Stay Manohar Parrikar Oath Taking Ceremony and Floor test in Goa Assembly Within 48 Hours newsreporter.in

SC Refuses To Stay Manohar Parrikar Oath Taking Ceremony and Floor test in Goa Assembly Within 48 Hours

The Supreme Court refused to stay CM candidate Manohar Parrikar's oath taking ceremony and floor test in Goa assembly to be held within next 48 hours.

A three-judge bench lead by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar dismissing the Congress Party's petiiton and asked the Goa governor to conduct a floor test in the state assembly on March 16 for the BJP to prove its majority.

2017-03-15 11:31:19 by Patricia Madison
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BJP Appoints Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM newsreporter.in

BJP Appoints Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar was appointed Goa chief minister on Sunday after BJP concluded hectic negotiations with regional parties and independents to stitch up the numbers to form a government.

Governor Mridula Sinha invited Parrikar to form the government after he staked claim and showed the support of 21 MLAs.

2017-03-13 14:02:58 by Priyadharshini

Dudhsagar Waterfalls in Karnataka and Goa Border Dudhsagar Waterfalls in Karnataka and Goa Border

2016-11-08 10:22:50 by Navinkumarr
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2016 BRICS summit to be held in Goa newsreporter.in

2016 BRICS summit to be held in Goa

New Delhi, March 22 : The eighth BRICS Summit will be held in Goa on October 15-16 this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced on Tuesday, adding that India would take a five-pronged approach during its chairmanship of the grouping.

Sushma Swaraj made the announcement here while unveiling BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit logo and launching the BRICS website for the duration of India's chairmanship.

2016-03-23 17:49:38 by Patricia Madison
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