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Goa Forward Party withdraws support to BJP-led Goa government

"The political affairs committee and the legislature party wing of Goa Forward Party met today and decided unanimously to withdraw support to the Bharatiya Janata Party government led by Dr Pramod Sawant," the party's letter to the governor read.

Goa: Three Congress MLAs who defected to BJP sworn in as ministers

While the Congress was struggling to stay afloat in Karnataka after the resignation of 13 coalition MLAs, it was hit by a current in Goa as 10 MLAs of the Congress Legislative Party (CLP) merged with the BJP.

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Goa CM Sawant asks three GFP ministers, independent lawmaker to resign; Kavlekar to be his deputy

Confirming the move, Sawant told The Indian Express: "I have asked Goa Forward ministers and independent Rohan Khaunte to resign. Newly Inducted Chandrakant Kavlekar (of Congress) will be the new Deputy Chief Minister."

Projections about Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's health incorrect: Sardesai

"Parrikar's health is far better compared to his stay in the AIIMS in Delhi in September this year. He is much better now compared to when we had seen him after his discharge from Delhi," Vijai Sardesai told reporters.

GFP threatens 'extreme steps' if mining does not resume in Goa

Around 3,000 mining-dependent people sat on a token, day-long hunger strike at the Azad Maidan in Panaji over their demand for resumption of the industry in the state. GFP and Shiv Sena leaders came out in support of the protesters.

Goa Forward Party: Won't support BJP in Lok Sabha polls if mining operations don't resume

The mining operations in the state have come to a halt from March 16 after the Supreme Court quashed the second renewal of iron ore mining leases given to 88 companies.

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Goa Forward Party not to contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls

"We are focusing on Goa. We are currently members of the NDA. So in the year 2019, when the Lok Sabha polls would be held, we would be supporting the candidates of the NDA," said Sardesai

Goa Forward Party apprehensive over nationalisation of six rivers in Goa

Goa CM Parrikar had also said that the total control over the rivers would be with the state government.

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