BJP SLAMS SHANTARAM NAIK OVER HIS REMARKS ON QUIT INDIA MOVEMENT
Panaji (Goa) The BJP slammed the Congress over its statement that NDA-led government at Centre and BJP-led coalition in Goa were conniving with the British and t had not right to teach the latter about freedom.
“We pity the ignorance of GPCC President Shantaram Naik about the history of India and the independence struggle since he was still a child during the independence movement in India and liberation movement of Goa. In fact the Congress party is responsible for all the ills and problems faced by our country today like Kashmir, disputes with China, rampant poverty in the country…READ more..
GPCC TO MEET ON WEDNESDAY TO DECIDE STRATERGY FOR BY-POLLS
Panaji (GOA) The Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) will be meeting on Wednesday to discuss the preparedness and strengthen party’s campaign for the upcoming by-election for Panjim and Valpoi assembly constituencies.
The by-elections are schedule to take place on August 23.
The meeting chaired by GPCC president Shantaram Naik will be attended by the Congress state executive members, legislative members, block presidents and other office bearers.
“The meeting agenda is the by-election. We will discuss about the party’s preparation and other issues related to the assembly seats,” Naik told reporters.
He said strategies would be worked out to strengthen party’s campaign…
GOA: VARIOUS PROGRAMMES TO CELEBRATE 75 YEARS OF QUIT INDIA MOVEMENT TO BE OBSERVED BY GOA BJP
PANAJI (GOA): The Bharatiya Janata Party, Goa, will be organising the month-long ‘Sankalp Se Siddhi Abhiyan’ (attainment to resolve) from August 9 onwards, with different programmes at booth, mandal and district level as per the directions of party president Amit Shah. The programmes were finalised at a meeting of the state office bearers, committee members, mandal president and general secretaries, held in Panaji today.
The programme is being launched by the party as per the call given by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate the completion of 75 years of ‘Quit India Movement’ which was also known…READ more..
TOTAL ELEVEN CANDIDATES FILE NOMINATIONS FOR ASSEMBLY BY-ELECTION
Panaji (GOA) Total eleven candidates have filed their nominations for the upcoming by-elections for Panjim and Valpoi assembly constituencies scheduled on August 23.
Six candidates including Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar have filed nominations from Panjim assembly seat. Health Minister Vishwajit Rane and four others have filed nominations from Valpoi constituency.
The nomination process ended today. The scrutiny of nominations will take place on August 7 while the last date for withdrawal of candidature is on August 9.
Parrikar (BJP), Siddharat Kucolienkar (BJP), Girish Chodankar (Congress), Sankalp Amonkar (Congress), Anand Shirodkar (Goa Suraksha Manch) and Kenneth Silveira (Independent) are candidates who have…
SHIV SENA STRIKES AGAINST ILLEGAL FEE COLLECTION AT NETRAVALI
Sanguem (Goa): Shiv Sena in Goa has lodged their protest before Panchayat Director over illegally charged fee for the tourists who visit Netravali waterfall. Sena delegation led by its leaders including Jitesh Kamat and state spokesman Rakhi Naik meet Panchayat director on Friday with a memorandum seeking to stay this illegal collection. During their interaction with the director, Naik said that the double fee is charged by panchayat and forest department in this area for the people who arrive here. The area has two waterfalls, which are known for attracting crowd during monsoon. Naik said that the panchayat has…READ more..
GOA: VINAY TENDULKAR TO REMAIN PARTY CHIEF AS OF NOW
Porvorim (Goa): Just-elected Rajya Sabha member of parliament Vinay Tendulkar will continue to head BJP’s Goa unit till his party relieves him from the post.
“I will continue to be Goa unit chief of BJP till my party wishes. Although I have become member of parliament in Rajya Sabha I will continue working for the party organization in the State. The ongoing party programmes will continue,” Tendulkar said.
In the election held yesterday, Tendulkar defeated Congress candidate Shantaram Naik by 22-16 votes.
Tendulkar said that it is for the party to decide whether to continue him as BJP state president or…
WHO DID IT? CONGRESS TO INITIATE PROBE TO IDENITFY DISSIDENT DURING PREZ POLL
PANAJI(GOA): Following major embarrassment during the President Election due to the party rebels, the Congress has initiated probe to identify the dissidents who cross voted during the poll.
The CLP leader Chandrakant Kavlekar will be conducting the inquiry to identify the names of four legislators who cross voted during the President Election held on July 17. The names would be then submitted to the party high command for necessary action.
The decision was taken during the congress legislative party meeting held on Friday, which witnessed noisy scene over the fiasco. Except pratapinsgh rane, who admitted of his vote…READ more..
GOA: RS POLL VOTING BEGINS, 36 VOTED TILL NOW
Porvorim (Goa) Total 36 legislators voted for the long Rajya Sabha seat in Goa.
A group of 18 legislators from ruling group incuding BJP, Goa Forward Party, MGP and Independents voted during the first hour of the polling.
The Congress party legislators were huddled in the meeting since morning after the party reported cross voting during recently held poll for the post of President of India.
Two party’s state chiefs – BJP’s Vinay Tendulkar and Congress’ Shantaram Naik – pitted against each other.
The straight fight is on the cards with only two candidates filling their nominations. Naik is currently sitting RS will…
GOA: GET SET FOR RAJYA SABHA POLL TOMORROW, SHANTARAM VERSUS VINAY
Porvorim (Goa) The battle lines are drawn for the important Rajya Sabha election scheduled to be held tomorrow. The candidates in the fray are BJP Goa Chief Vinay Tendulkar and his Congress counterpart Shantaram Naik.
The poll will decide whether Naik is able to retain the seat third time in the row. The sitting Rajya Sabha member is banking on support from like minded parties to win the election.
BJP which is supported by its alliance partners – Goa Forward party, MGP and Independents – is confident of winning the polls as the number is at their side. BJP has its…
GOA: VOTING BEGINS FOR PREZ POLL IN GOA
Porvorim (Goa): The voting for the post of President of India began in Goa this morning along with other states. The MLAs had began queuing to vote since morning.
Goa Forward Party’s Jayesh Salgaoncar, Vinod Palyekar, Congress’ Philip Neri Rodrigues, Ravi Naik, Digambar Kamat, Tony Fernandes and BJP’s Pramod Sawant, Pravin Zantye came first to vote.
Total 38 legislators are eligible for the vote in this election in Goa as two MLAs – Vishwajit Rane (Congress) and Siddharth Kuncolienkar (BJP) – have already resigned.
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is yet to be elected to the House,…READ more..