Congress Chief alleges, “Parrikar did not even know about the surgical strikes”


Goa Congress president Shantaram Naik has alleged that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar while he was India’s Defence Minister, was unaware of surgical strikes against Pakistan until they happened. Naik also alleged that “Parrikar quit the central ministry because he could not handle the pressure”. Parrikar is currently fighting a by-poll from the Panaji Assembly constituency to…

Parrikar visits Mahalaxmi temple and the Immaculate Conception Church before filing his nomination from Panaji

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Chief Minister Manohar Parrrikar has filed his nominations from Panaji constituency for the by-polls to be held on August 23. He was accompanied by a large number of his supporters when he went to file his nomination at the election office today. Before filing his nomination, Parrikar visited the Mahalaxmi temple and the Immaculate Conception…

By-polls for Panaji and Valpoi assembly constituencies to be held on Aug 23, results on Aug 28


Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Thursday that by-polls for Panaji and Valpoi assembly constituencies to be held on Aug 23. A model code of conduct in North Goa has come into force since the dates were announced. The constituencies of Valpoi and Panaji had fallen vacant after their respective resigned on March 16 and…

MGP to support BJP in RS polls and assembly by-polls but to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) has revealed that it will support the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate, Vinay Tendulkar in the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. Besides, the party will also support the BJP in Valpoi and Panaji by-polls. Party President Deepak Dhavlikar revealed on Saturday. “Our party will support BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha election….

New Goa Congress chief Naik: to focus on ‘building the party’, not on toppling the BJP-led govt

Congress Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Shantaram Naik after taking over the post of President of the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) has stated that his priority will be to build the party rather then focus on toppling the Bhartiya Janata Party-led coalition government. Naik, a veteran of both state and national politics has held…