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February 20, 2017 10:37 pm

Banning the offshore casinos in Mandovi river was one of the prominent promises made by the Congress in its election manifesto.

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February 20, 2017 9:50 pm

The complaint was filed before Chief Electoral Officer, who later transferred it to Old Goa Police, who have jurisdiction over the constituency, a senior police official said.

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February 20, 2017 4:28 pm

BBSM recently contested the Goa Assembly elections in alliance with Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Shiv Sena.

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February 17, 2017 6:49 pm

The counting of votes will be held at Margao and Panaji simultaneously.

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February 17, 2017 6:21 pm

The election office has also publicised its helpline and email address asking people to bring such instances to their notice as they want to protect the secrecy of voting.

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February 17, 2017 5:27 pm

The election office has also publicised its helpline and email address asking people to bring such instances to their notice as they want to protect the secrecy of voting.

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February 17, 2017 12:55 am

The EC’s advisory comes against the backdrop of Parrikar’s comments in an election rally in Goa where he allegedly encouraged voters to accept bribes.

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February 15, 2017 7:38 pm

The SC has ordered that liquor outlets within 500 metres of State and National highways be shut down after March 31, 2017.

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February 15, 2017 11:35 am

The major milestone in their life came when after a long struggle, 40 members got their voter ID cards with the help of Vasudha.

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February 9, 2017 9:51 pm

The single-phase election for 40 seats in the coastal state was held on February 4, where 82 per cent polling was registered.

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February 9, 2017 1:12 pm

"Though there is restriction on the government, the administration has continued its work. It won't be a big challenge to place the budget before March 31. The new CM gets 15 days before it," he said.

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February 8, 2017 9:44 pm

AAP's chief ministerial candidate in the coastal state Elvis Gomes expressed confidence that the people had overwhelmingly voted for the party, party sources said.

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February 7, 2017 12:53 pm

The re-polling was ordered when the election official posted on this booth failed to follow the set procedure.

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February 5, 2017 2:46 pm

According to Goa Chief Electoral Officer Kunal, who released final figures last last night, the overall polling percentage was 81.

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February 5, 2017 2:28 pm

Voting for the 40 Assembly seats in the coastal State was held from 7 am to 5 pm on Saturday.

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February 7, 2017 4:57 pm

With 17 political parties and 251 candidates, including 58 Independents, in fray for the 40-seat Assembly, this is the toughest political fight Goa has seen.

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February 5, 2017 2:41 am

Goa had 32,354 first-time voters this time, including 18,172 women, and the electoral office had mapped details of 327 of the latter who were to cast their votes in 40 model booths

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February 5, 2017 2:29 am

Officials in the electoral office gave credit to programmes they undertook before the polls - and also said that social media helped raise voter awareness.

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February 4, 2017 8:48 pm

People in large numbers turned up at the polling stations right from the morning amid pleasant weather. A total of 250 contestants are in the fray, which include many independents.

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February 4, 2017 2:27 pm

First-time woman voters were also given teddy bears at these specially designed polling stations.

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February 4, 2017 1:03 pm

Goa polls: This is the first time that such an elaborate mechanism has been put in place to monitor polling.

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February 4, 2017 12:17 pm

Goa Assembly Election 2017: More than eleven lakh voters are eligible to exercise their right in this election which has 250 candidates in fray.

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February 4, 2017 11:20 am

Long queues were seen outside almost all the polling stations in the state with estimates of more than 40 per cent voters going to vote before lunch.

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February 4, 2017 10:55 am

The defence minister described himself as a "party man" who will work as per the directions of party leaders.

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February 4, 2017 9:42 am

"The voters have shown tremendous enthusiasm in favour of BJP which was witnessed during the election campaign,” the minister said.

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February 4, 2017 11:03 am

"I lost 4 kg because I miss Goan food in Delhi. Aapko jo matlab nikalna hai nikaldo," Manohar Parrikar said.

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February 4, 2017 7:37 am

Over 8,000 additional paramilitary personnel, in addition to the state police, have been despatched to the 1,642 polling stations across the state.

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February 4, 2017 12:41 pm

One booth in every constituency, attended by women staffers, has been marked as “model booth” and it will hand out a pink teddy bear to every first-time female voter who votes there.

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February 3, 2017 7:52 pm

Reminding the former Goa Chief Minister of the provisions of the Model Code for elections, EC had said his remarks amounted to “abetting and promoting electoral offence of bribery”.

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February 3, 2017 7:43 pm

As Goa gears up to vote on Saturday for the next state government, here’s presenting ten stories that give an insight as to how the Goa Assembly election campaign shaped up.

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February 4, 2017 10:05 am

In a state familiar with hung assemblies and President’s rule, Saturday's assembly election looks close to call with traditional allies now split, and new players on the field.

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February 3, 2017 12:53 pm

With traditional allies splitting to present a different scenario this time, the state’s 11,10,884 voters will pick the final 40 from the 251 candidates in the fray.

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February 3, 2017 11:21 am

Goa elections: AAP's chief ministerial candidate Elvis Gomes has bureaucratic experience on his side. But will he win the people of Cuncolim and enter Goa's Assembly? We spend a day with him during his election campaign.

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February 3, 2017 12:58 pm

The RSS rebel has been fighting for the cause of introduction of Marathi and Konkani as medium of instruction in schools and against the continuation of grants to English medium schools.

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February 2, 2017 1:42 am

So far, the entire BJP campaign had sought to project Parrikar as someone who would oversee functioning of the Goa government.

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February 2, 2017 1:35 am

Amid speculation whether a BJP victory might bring the former chief minister back to Goa, the defence minister has missed Delhi events.