The BJP has been holding meetings of its core committee to finalise the names of the candidates.
A grand alliance involving, the Congress, TMC, NCP, MGP and GFP ahead of the Assembly elections could be in the offing. What could this mean for the BJP?
Assembly elections 2022: The Election Commission on Saturday announced the dates for the election schedule in five states including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur.
Party will take call onwhether to announce CM candidate in consultation with them after all Congress candidates are announced for Goa, said P. Chidambaram.
"Goa is a first-class state with 'third class' politicians": Arvind Kejriwal
As Goa celebrates its 61st Liberation Day, political leaders like Arvind Kejriwal and Mamata Banerjee tweeted congratulations. Goa was under 450 years of Portuguese rule when it was liberated.
Goa polls are scheduled in February 2022 and NCP’s Churchill Alemao said he will formally join TMC later in the day, in the presence of Mamata Banerjee, who is on a two-day visit to the state.
Trinamool Congress's promise to provide Rs. 5000 per month to 'empower the women' of Goa, a sum which is 10 times higher than its support scheme back in West Bengal, comes ahead of Mamata Banerjee's first public rally in Goa on Monday.
Priyanka Gandhi, the Congress general secretary during his scheduled Goa visit had to attend a series of meetings, ahead of the upcoming elections in the state, slated early next year.
In May this year, the TMC scored a landslide victory against the BJP during the Assembly elections in the eastern state. The party has earlier announced to contest all the 40 seats in the upcoming state polls in Goa, due in February next year.
AAP has announced to contest all 40 seats in BJP-ruled Goa, where elections are due in February. Apart from the ruling BJP and opposition Congress, Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC), the Shiv Sena and other parties will also be in the fray
Actor-turned politician Nafisa Ali joined the TMC in Mamata Banerjee’s presence in Goa on Friday.
TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee said her party stands for unity of Hindus, Muslims and Christians.
The party has made quick moves in the past month or so, inducting people from the Congress outside Bengal. It has indicted Sushmita Dev in Assam, former Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro in Goa, Rajesh and Lalitesh Tripathi in Uttar Pradesh and a clutch of leaders in Tripura.
The political strategist Prashant Kishor said the problem with Rahul Gandhi is that: ‘he thinks it's just a matter of time that people will throw him (Modi) away. That's not happening’.
Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar strongly asserted that the voters cannot be wooed with false promises and money as people are deeply rooted in the Congress.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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