Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicGoa Congress

Topic: Goa Congress

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.

Former Goa CM Ravi Naik resigns as Congress MLA, party’s strength in House drops to 3

Naik is expected to join the BJP. In October, former Goa CM Luizinho Faleiro had resigned as Congress MLA and joined TMC. Goa is going to polls early next year.

Mamata promises Goa ‘Navi Sakal’ in 2022 as Trinamool goes all-out for poll debut in state

Trinamool will contest all 40 Goa assembly seats alone in next year's election & party leaders and strategist Prashant Kishor's I-PAC are already camping in the state to prepare for it.

Ahead of Goa’s 2022 polls, alliance talks heat up, but Congress remains ‘susegad’

In 2017, Congress lost Goa govt to BJP despite emerging as the single-largest party, mainly because it had not stitched an alliance with other parties & Independents. 

The decline of Congress in Goa — from single-largest party in 2017 to divided house of 4 now

MLA & former CM Luizinho Faleiro resigned from Congress Monday. He is the 13th MLA to leave the party since 2017, when it had emerged as single-largest party in Goa's House of 40.

Congress asks BJP-led coalition to prove majority in Goa, demands special assembly session

The Congress also claimed that the party had the requisite number of MLAs to prove majority in the 40-member House

On Camera

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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (Photo/ANI)

Operation ‘Discipline Tharoor’ failed in Kerala. But battle against Pinarayi won’t be easy

If his attacks on Modi and the BJP are any indication, Tharoor would rather be measured than go all-out, especially as an exponent of positive politics.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.