New BJP government in Goa will take oath after Holi, says state unit chief

The new government in Goa will be sworn in after Holi, which falls on March 18, along with the three other states where BJP returned to power in recently-held polls, Goa BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanavade said on Monday. “Swearing-in ceremony of the new government in Goa would be conducted post-Holi celebrations along with the … Read more

Goa Assembly Polls: PM Modi to chair meeting on January 19 to finalise BJP candidates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a crucial meeting at the BJP headquarters on January 19 evening to finalise candidates for the upcoming Goa Assembly polls scheduled next month, said sources in the party. Union Home Minister Amit Shah, party national president JP Nadda, Goa election in-charge Devendra Fadnavis, Co-in charge G Kishan Reddy, Co-in … Read more

BJP to fight 38 out of 40 seats in Goa Assembly polls, may name candidates after January 16: Party functionary

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which currently rules Goa, has decided to contest 38 out of the total 40 Assembly seats in the state, where elections will be held next month, a senior party functionary said on Friday. The office-bearer said that in two constituencies – Benaulim and Nuvem – the party will not field … Read more

AAP declares 1st list of candidates for Goa polls

Panaji, Former BJP ministers Mahadev Naik, Alina Saldanha and lawyer-turned-politician Amit Palekar figure in the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) first list of 10 candidates released on Friday for the upcoming assembly polls in Goa. The AAP’s state in-charge, Atishi, has approved the list of 10 candidates whose constituencies are spread across both North Goa and … Read more

Chidambaram to take stock of Congress preparations for Goa polls next week

As part of its preparations for the 2022 Assembly elections in Goa, Congress leadership will take inputs from the party leaders and cadres to prepare a strategy to take on the BJP, which outwitted the Grand Old Party in forming a government after 2017 polls, a party functionary said on Saturday. While former Union minister … Read more