Goa Forward Party will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, to focus on Goa instead

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The Goa Forward Party (GFP) has decided to not throw it’s hat in the ring for the 2019 Lok Sabha election and instead it has chosen to support a candidate put up by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The party President, Vijai Sardesai, informed reporters of this decision on Saturday citing the fact that the GFP…

Goa Leader of Opposition Chandrakant ‘Babu’ Kavlekar, brother granted anticipatory bail by court

Disproportionate Assets Case chandrakant 'Babu' Kavlekar

Leader of Opposition and Quepem MLA Chandrakant ‘Babu’ Kavlekar and his elder brother Babal were granted anticipatory bail by the court yesterday in a case filed under the states gambling act. The crime branch booked the brothers under relevant sections of the Goa Gambling Act after hundreds of matka (gambling) slips were found at the LoP’s house in…

ACB files FIR against Goa Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar, wife in disproportionate assets case

Disproportionate Assets Case chandrakant 'Babu' Kavlekar

Leader of Opposition in the Goa Assembly and Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar and his wife Savitri, were booked by the the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in a disproportionate assets case dating back to 2013. ACB conducted raids at the house and offices of the duo today. Superintendent of Police (ACB) Bosco George, told reporters that, an FIR has been filed against Kavlekar…

BJP criticises article in Church bulletin that compares it to the Nazis

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has criticised a political article in the recent issue of Renovação bulletin which is published by the Archdiocese of Goa and Daman. The party has alleged that the article was meant to hurt it’s prospects in the recently concluded by-elections in Panaji and Valpoi assembly constituency. The party further said that it…

Manohar Parrikar and Vishwajeet Rane sweep the by-polls with a big margin

The two Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates have won the by-polls with a big margin. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has won in Panaji constituency with a margin of over 4,000 votes, while Health Vishwajeet won the Valpoi constituency with a margin of over 10,000 votes. By-poll results: (Panaji) (Valpoi) Victory to boost morale The by-poll…

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