Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicGoa elections

Topic: Goa elections

We are fire, but not ‘Raj Thackeray’: The Revolutionary Goans who outdid AAP, TMC in state poll

Founded in 2017 as a movement to fight for Goa’s ‘sons of the soil’, the Revolutionary Goans won an assembly seat and almost 10 per cent of the vote in the 2022 state election.

TMC, AAP lodge complaints against each other over bribery video on TV channel

The channel had broadcast a video claiming one TMC and 3 Congress candidates had taken bribes to change their party affiliation in case they win the Assembly polls scheduled.

‘Vote for AAP to see change in Goa’: Kejriwal to supporters of other parties ahead of polls

Making a strong pitch to the workers of Opposition parties in Goa, Arvind Kejriwal said that they can vote for Aam Aadmi Party without having to change their party affiliation.

‘Will always be Congress worker’: Ex-CM Rane pulls out of Goa polls amid feud with son

Six-time Goa CM Rane has never lost an election and had been representing Poriem since 1972. His daughter-in-law is fighting from the seat this time, on a BJP ticket.

Goa Congress makes election candidates take ‘anti-defection’ pledge before God

Senior leader P Chidambaram and GPCC president Girish Chodankar accompanied all 34 candidates to Mahalaxmi temple in Panaji, a church at Bambolim, and dargah in Betim village near Panaji.

Former CMs Faleiro and Alemao among 11 in 1st Trinamool list for Goa election debut

Kiran Kandolkar and Jagdish Bhobe, who resigned from the Goa Forward Party Tuesday, will contest from Aldona and St Andre seats, respectively.

Goa minister Michael Lobo, MLA Pravin Zantye resign from BJP ahead of polls

The ruling party seemed undeterred by the resignations. Goa CM Pramod Sawant said 'a few defections' can't deter the agenda of good governance. The state will go to poll on 14 February.

‘Bus will reach destination’ says TMC’s Luizinho Faleiro, day after 5 members resign in Goa

MLA Lavoo Mamledar & 4 others resigned from TMC within 3 months of joining party, alleging it was trying to 'divide Goans on basis of religion'. Faleiro didn't comment on 'communal' claim.

Why Congress & TMC’s alliances with Goa regional parties might not be enough to fight BJP

Congress has tied up with Goa Forward Party, which is just one election old. TMC has tied up with MGP, which ruled Goa decades ago but has steadily lost its glory.

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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