MGP unhappy with the functioning of BJP-led Goa government

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) President, Deepak Dhavlikar, has informed that some members of his party are upset with the functioning of the BJP-led Goa government. The MGP has three members in the assembly and two of them are holding important portfolios in the Manohar Parrikar cabinet. Dhavlikar has said that MGP will adopt a wait-and-watch…

MGP On Goa Prant’s ‘Ghar Wapsi’ To RSS

Alliance partner of the Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) in contesting the recent elections, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), responded to the possible merger of rebel RSS Goa Prant with the RSS Goa Vibhag (part of RSS Nagpur). Clearing that this has nothing to do with MGP or GSM, MGP president Pandurang ‘Deepak’ Dhavalikar said to the…

Dhawalikar Brothers Sacked From Cabinet

The recent political development between the ruling party BJP and their ally MGP has widened and is probably irreparable. Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has dropped two Maharashtra Gomantak Party (MGP) ministers from the cabinet on Monday night. A fax to the Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, recommending the removal of Sudin and Deepak Dhawalikar from…

MGP gives Ultimatum to the BJP

An ultimatum by the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) has been put forth before the ruling BJP party if they want to begin talks of continuing their alliance. In order to save the alliance, the party has asked the BJP to change the CM candidate. President of MGP and Minister Pandurang “Deepak” Dhavalikar, younger brother of…

Goa Assmebly Elections 2017: Counting Chickens

Political analysts and citizens, who follow politics in Goa, are beginning to second-guess their predictions of the forthcoming 2017 assembly elections. It is anyone’s ballgame, especially after the surprise result of the Kautilya Survey that has further confused people. Here are the top stories that may directly or indirectly make or break situations for respective parties in…

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