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Why the buzz in Goa is all about state bypolls not Lok Sabha elections

The BJP's shaky coalition in Goa is set for another test as any decisive results in the bypolls could embolden the Congress' efforts to wrest power. 
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Both Goa MLAs who staged coup in MGP & merged it into ‘ally’ BJP are now state ministers

While Manohar Ajgaonkar was already state tourism minister, Dipak Pawaskar was inducted into the BJP's Goa cabinet Wednesday night.
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Goa CM Pramod Sawant drops deputy CM from cabinet after MGP merger

Goa deputy CM Sudin Dhavalikar was the lone MGP MLA who did not break away from the party.
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Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant proves majority in Assembly

After winning a floor test in the House, CM Sawant urged all members to join him in ensuring that developmental work reaches all regions of the state.
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Midnight political drama in Goa between BJP & its allies a shameless game of power: Shiv Sena

The political drama in Goa after Manohar Parrikar's death shows a terrible state of democracy, said Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece Saamana.
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Pramod Sawant takes oath as Goa CM in late night swearing-in ceremony

Goa's new BJP-led government was sworn-in around 2am on Wednesday with the support of 20 MLAs, including three each from allies GFP, MGP and independents.
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BJP’s Pramod Sawant, an RSS thoroughbred & ayurvedic doctor, sworn in as Goa CM

Pramod Sawant, 45, is a two-term BJP MLA from North Goa’s Sanquelim and was the assembly Speaker. He is expected to get two deputies.

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Can Indian politics recover from the toxicity of the 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign?

From PM Narendra Modi saying former PM Rajiv Gandhi died as "corrupt number 1", to Mayawati dragging Modi’s wife into her speech, 2019 has seen it all.


After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
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If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?