Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicGoa BJP

Topic: Goa BJP

From Goa’s ‘accidental CM’ to triumph & 2nd term — Pramod Sawant’s journey to vindication

Sawant took the reins in 2019 amid much doubt over his abilities and comparisons to Manohar Parrikar, but led BJP to victory in polls and was elected leader of legislature party Monday.

Victorious leaders, top ministers — BJP has clear contenders for CM post in Goa & Manipur

The party has incumbent CMs in Manipur and Goa — N. Biren Singh and Pramod Sawant, respectively — and plausible alternatives from second-rung leadership.

With no pan-Goa leader, these 5 power couples could have a bearing on 25% of its assembly seats

Five couples are in the fray in Goa elections and their political ambitions have been the source of upheaval.

BJP’s Goa list sparks rebellion: 4 leaders resign, ex-CM says ‘party taking me for granted’

Leaders who've left BJP include a sitting minister, deputy speaker of assembly, Manohar Parrikar's son and wife of one of the 2 deputy CMs. Ex-CM Parsekar considers quitting too.

BJP is a shop, has forgotten ethics of Parrikar era — Goa minister lashes out at own party

Lobo, ports minister in Goa’s BJP govt and a powerful leader from North Goa's Bardez region, alleged the party had become commercialised and was ignoring old workers.

Son vs father in Goa’s Poriem? Minister Vishwajit wants BJP ticket as ex-CM Rane gets Congress’

11-time Poriem MLA Pratapsingh Rane got Congress ticket a day after son Vishwajit told reporters the 83-year-old should 'gracefully retire' or it would 'get messy'.

Goa BJP minister Milind Naik, who quit over ‘sexploitation’ scandal, is corruption-accused too

Goa urban development and social welfare minister Milind Naik's resignation comes weeks before assembly elections in the state. He is a three-term MLA from Mormugao.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi voted in Gujarat assembly election | Narendra Modi/Twitter

Gujarat is no Punjab—that’s BJP’s message to AAP. But Modi can’t stop it either

'No one can win in Gujarat till the opposition is able to prove that Modi is a fake Hindu', said a Surat-based senior journalist who knew the PM well.
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Rupee to hover near weaker side of 81/dollar, bond yields await RBI’s monetary policy decision

The rupee ended last week at 81.3175 per dollar but underperformed its Asian peers due to strong demand for the greenback from corporates.

Defence

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.