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BJP's Patnekar to take on Congress' Pratapsinh Rane for Goa Speaker post

The post of speaker has been vacant after Pramod Sawant became Goa Chief Minister in March this year following the death of Manohar Parrikar on March 17. Patnekar is MLA from Bicholim in North Goa.

Explained: What is anti-defection law, why it won’t apply to two MGP MLAs who switched to BJP

The legislators broke away from the MGP and have formed a group -- MGP (two) -- and have merged the legislative unit with the BJP.


Goa: Congress MLAs stage walkout on first day of Budget session

Meanwhile, minutes after the House was adjourned, Parrikar was wheeled to his office to find Congress president Rahul Gandhi on "a courtesy visit".

BJP should not take me for granted, says Goa's ex-CM Laxmikant Parsekar

Now, as the Congress started consolidating anti-BJP forces ahead of the upcoming bypoll in Mandrem Assembly, Parsekar said the BJP should stop taking him for granted.

Goa Assembly monsoon session Day two: House adjourned till 2:30 pm

Day Two of the Monsoon session of Goa Assembly stood disrupted again after the Congress asked for the Formalin issue to be discussed on an urgent priority.

Goa minister Sudin Dhavalikar backs brother on 'Hindu state under Modi' remark

Both Dhavalikar brothers -- Sudin and Dipak -- belonging to Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, an ally of BJP


Goa Assembly to turn paperless from next week's session

For the first time, the legislators were allowed to submit their questions online, Arlekar said.

SIT books former Goa CM Rane, son for bribery

The SIT had on July 3 registered a case against Rane and his son Vishwajit for allegedly accepting the bribe three years back.

Probe demanded in taxi operators' protest over Goa MLA's statement

MLA had allegedly asked to tighten noose around taxi operators who were charging unjustified fares.

It's raining 'crorepatis' in Goa Assembly

37 out of 40 successful candidates have declared their assets worth more than Rs 1 crore.