Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicGoa elections

Topic: Goa elections

Repeat of ‘Go, Goa, Gone’ moment for Congress & why boycott brigade’s ‘Brahmastra’ isn’t working

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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