Why Michael Lobo is the ‘King maker’ and not Vijay Sardessai

Vijay Sardessai is considered to be the king maker in the Recently concluded assembly election. However, it is alleged that Calangute MLA Michael Lobo of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) may have something to do with the Goa Forward Party’s (GFP) win in the Saligao constituency. Effectively making him responsible for costing the BJP a…

GSM Warned Against MGP Alliance

President of the Goa Praja Party (GPP) Pandurang Raut, who are already in alliance with Goa’s rebel RSS Prant Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM), has asked them to carefully weigh the pros and cons before finalizing its alliance with Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) to contest in 2017 assembly elections. Raut spoke to an English daily in…

Congress Party Workers Oppose Babush Alliance

A strong opposition from the party cadre, particularly from St Cruz constituency, has voiced against Congress High Command’s plan to align with Atanasio (Babush) Monserrate, the MLA expelled by the party two years ago. Furthermore, even the four Congress panchayats of St Andre constituency have objected to award candidature to former MLA Francis Silveira claiming…

GSM Undecided on MGP Alliance

RSS rebel group leader Subhash Velingkar backed Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM), which is yet to be registered by the election commission, is now on going to be “extra cautious” before taking the final call to ally with MGP, after initially deciding to form an alliance with the regional party for the forthcoming 2017 assembly elections….

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