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Babush's joining is significant as him contesting against Manohar Parrikar could well pose a threat to a seat the BJP has been winning since the early 1990s.
Panaji is currently represented by Manohar Parrikar's close aide Siddharth Kuncalienkar, who had, in 2014, contested the bye-election after Parrikar resigned to join the Union cabinet.
Goa: Congress has urged like-minded parties to come together and support it in forming a non-BJP government. Vijai Sardesai, however, has said there's no question of the Goa Forward backing out.
The MGP, Goa’s first ruling party after the Portuguese left, has gained from ending its alliance with the BJP.
Goa elections - Parrikar said: "It's a fractured mandate, let us see what happens. We will wait for independent parties to decide."
Faleiro, however, was non committal on whether he will approach the Goa Forward Party seeking an alliance with Vijai Sardesai.
Goa polls: This is the first time that such an elaborate mechanism has been put in place to monitor polling.
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Rahul spoke of how, earlier in the day, he had to attend a court hearing in Bhiwandi, where he is facing a defamation case.
Modi also had a word of praise for Defence Minister and former Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, to which the crowd roared in applause.
The demand to regulate taxi fares has been raised, but each time, the government buckles under pressure from the operators who threaten to cease operations if any reform measures are suggested.
Serving as the Defence Minister since the Modi cabinet reshuffle of November 2014, Parrikar has repeatedly hinted that he's open to coming back to Goa.
AAP leader, Dr Oscar Rebello, said protecting Goa's land resources and cultural identity were among the party's 'foremost covenants' in its manifesto.
Goa elections: Lilavati Hospital, however, has clarified that no patient by the name of Raju Sukerkar has an appointment in its hospital.
The Congress Party appears to have worked out an alliance with Goa Forward, United Goans and NCP.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, former finance minister P Chidambaram and other senior party leaders addressed the session at Talkatora Stadium in the national capital.
Chidambaram said that except Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, "no one in the world thinks that the GDP wont be hit.
Rahul Gandhi also questioned the various initiatives carried out by the Modi government that has failed to gain any response.
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“It hurts, but that’s life. If we keep thinking about it, we can’t move on, can we?”
Linda Ragsdale, an illustrator and author who was shot at in the November 26, 2008 terror attacks, recounts her experience when terror struck Mumbai
I refuse to be terrorised, she said, and so she was free.
There is no doubt that the Modi government is facing pressure given that the elections to state assemblies are months away, and that the achche din wave is slowly waning.
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Congress media in-charge Randeep Surjewala issued a statement maintaining that Gurudas Kamat continues to be an integral part of the Congress family.
AAP is confident of winning the Goa elections and Arvind Kejriwal’s Sunday rally will be a 'prelim' for the party's efforts.
AAP's Arvind Kejriwal will hold a rally in Goa on May 22 where he's likely to hit out at the ruling BJP for its alleged failure at governance and numerous U-turns.
"Do not try to frighten us. Life has taught me to fight on," Sonia Gandhi said at the Congress rally, adding that the 'achche din' of the BJP was over.
"Yes, I will be back in three-four months," Parrikar told Goa News when asked whether he was contemplating returning to state politics.
Interestingly, the government did not possess data relating to crimes against foreigners and only began compiling such data in 2014.
Welcoming the settlement, campaign organisations in Tamil Nadu involved in ensuring HUL clean up Kodaikanal, say there's much more that needs to be done.
Thousands of student activists participated in a 'chalo Delhi' rally demanding action in the suicide case of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula.