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Digvijaya slams RSS functionary over reservation remarks

Panaji/New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday criticised RSS functionary Manmohan Vaidya over his reservation remarks. "We strongly condemn the statement made by RSS leaders on the question of reservation and quota," the AICC general secretary said here today......»»

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Goa Poll: Cong to contest in 37 constituencies

The Congress in Goa today announced that it will contest on 37 seats in the state Assembly elections due on February 4. Addressing a press conference at party headquarter in city, All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary and Goa desk in-charge Digvijaya Singh said, Out of 40 seats, Congress is contesting on 37 and on three seats we are supporting other candidates. In Porvorim we.....»»

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EC censures Kejriwal for bribe remarks at Goa poll rally

New Delhi/Panaji: Cracking the whip, the Election Commission has censured Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his bribe remarks made at a poll rally in Goa and said if he continues to violate the model code, stern action would be taken against him and his party, including suspension or withdrawal of recognition to AAP......»»

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Disability rights group welcomes MHAs national anthem guidelines

PANAJI: The Disability Rights Association of Goa (DRAG) on Friday welcomed the Ministry of Home Affairs’s (MHA) guidelines for the differently abled people to respect the national anthem.However, the ........»»

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Hotels, bars to remain shut on election day in Goa

PANAJI: In view the Assembly elections on February 4, the government has ordered closure of hotels, restaurants, bars, tea shops, pan shops and other food shops, 200 metres from the polling stations o........»»

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Kejriwal on 3-day visit to Goa from tomorrow

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be on a three-day visit from tomorrow. Addressing a press conference at the party office here, former Goa AAP Secretary and partys MLA candidate from Panaji Valmiki Naik said Mr Kejriwal would arrive tomorrow on a three-day campaigning tour. Mr Kejriwal would address back-to-back public rallies i.....»»

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BJP worker arrested for questioning Parrikar, released

PANAJI: The Ponda police in South Goa on Thursday released BJP worker Ramdas Naik, who was arrested on Wednesday after he questioned Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar about the State government’s tena........»»

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Over 3.81 lakh consumers, 21K merchants win prizes worth Rs. 60.90 cr

More than 3.81 lakh consumers and 21,000 merchants have been declared the winners of prize money worth Rs. 60.90 crore at 24 Digi-Dhan Melas across the country. Giving the details, the Union Minister of Law and Justice, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the Common Service Centres under the Deptt. of Electronics and Information Technology have trained 1.94 crore .....»»

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Goa elections: 405 nominations received

PANAJI: Two hundred and eleven candidates filed nomination papers on Wednesday, the last date for filing of nominations, for the State Assembly elections on February 4. A total of 405 nominations hav........»»

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Difficult Dialogues forum to focus on health issues

PANAJI: Policy makers, experts, and renowned personalities will gather in Goa for the second edition of the Difficult Dialogues forum, a conference that holds debates on issues faced by South Asia. Th........»»

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Goa Polls: NCP fields candidates in 18 constituencies

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Goa today released names of 18 candidates for the February 4 Assembly elections in the state. According to the list made available to media here, Rajendra Sakelkar will contest from Mandrem, Santosh Mandrekar from Pernem, Doublas Lawrenco Sequira from Tivim, Sanjay Vithu Borde from Mapusa, Abhijeet Dhargalkar from Siolim, Asbert DCunha from Aldona, Domnic S.....»»

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405 candidates file nominations for February 4 Goa polls

Panaji: As many as 405 candidates from various political parties as well as Independents have filed their nomination papers for the February 4 assembly elections in Goa till the end of the deadline for filing of nominations on Wednesday evening, a senior poll official said.Additional Chief Electoral Officer N. Navti said as many as 211 forms were received by various returning officers across the .....»»

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Congress announces 2 more candidates in Goa

The Congress in Goa today announced names of two more candidates for the February 4 Assembly elections in the state. Goa Congress secretary Savio DSouza told UNI that while former MLA Agnelo Fernandes will contest from Saligao constituency, activist Ramkrishna Jalmi would be contesting from Priol constituency. With todays announcement, the number of candidates announced by the part.....»»

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Former Goa health minister summoned for trial

Former State health minister Vishwajeet Rane has been summoned to court by Panaji Judicial Magistrate First Class Vaishali Lotlikar on February 1 to face trial in the 2007 case of threat to kill activ........»»

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124 candidates file nomination papers in Goa

One hundred and twenty-four candidates filed nomination papers today for the Assembly elections due in the state on February 4. Addressing a routine press conference at his office, additional chief electoral officer (CEO) N S Navti said 124 candidates filed their nomination papers before different returning officers in the state. With todays nominations filed, number of nomination p.....»»

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AAP launches jhadu yatra in poll-bound Goa

Panaji: The AAP on Tuesday launched its 'jhadu yatra', as part of its poll campaign ahead of the upcoming Goa assembly elections.The yatra, led by the Aam Aadmi Party's chief ministerial candidate Elvis Gomes, started in the Mandrem legislative assembly constituency, represented by Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar. It is expected to travel through all 40 constituencies in the state."We are going .....»»

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Goa SEC gets new chief

PANAJI: The Goa government on Friday appointed retired chief secretary R.K. Srivastava as the Commissioner of the Goa State Election Commission. The commission is responsible for supervising, controll........»»

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Ban on Sri Ram Sene extended by 60 days

PANAJI: The Magistrate of north Goa on Monday extended by 60 days the ban on the entry of Pramod Muthalik, the leader of Sri Ram Sene, a Mangaluru-based right wing Hindu outfit, and its members or his........»»

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Goa elections: 60 nominations filed today

Sixty nominations have been filed today in Panaji, making seventy one in total till date as only two days left for filing nominations. Chief electoral officer Shri Kunal, speaking to the media said about two lakh new voter cards would be made and by eighteenth of this month the same would be distributed......»»

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‘Parrikar’s return as CM won’t work’

PANAJI: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s statement on Thursday, hinting Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s return to Goa as Chief Minister, is an indication that the BJP is on a shaky wicket, because t........»»

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