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Vijai Sardesai


Newsmaker: Alliance with Goa Congress was unenthusiastic; Oppn unity cannot just be a hashtag, says Vijai Sardesai

March 30, 2022 3:53 pm

Now the lone GFP MLA, Vijai Sardesai's party strength in the 40-member House has reduced to one from three in 2017, while the BJP has returned stronger with 20 of its own MLAs and support from five others.

Cong has agreed to alliance for Goa polls: GFP chief

July 28, 2021 3:04 am

The Congress leadership in the state, however, said they were not aware of such a decision taken by the party high command.

GFP chief writes to Naik: Don’t let Goa become coal transport hub

July 18, 2021 11:50 pm

In a letter, Sardesai, a former member of Goa’s ruling alliance, said: “As Minister for Ports, you can take immediate steps to halt the development of Mormugao Port as a coal transportation hub and act to convert it into a tourism port, as it has the potential to become one of the most preferred cruise destinations of the world.”

Goa Forward Party quits NDA, blames BJP govt for 'anti-Goan policies'

April 13, 2021 10:44 pm

The GFP’s official exit from the NDA before the legislative assembly polls in 2022 assumes significance as the clamor for a united opposition in Goa gets louder.

Find your susegad

December 03, 2020 6:44 pm

Take a step back, kick off the shoes and settle in for a siesta. And keep the feni ready for later.

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

July 13, 2019 2:13 am

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."

Goa Deputy CM Vijai Sardesai's 'weaponising youth' remark: Congress complains to EC

May 14, 2019 5:46 pm

Last week, while responding to a question on dilution of domicile clause by the Goa University, Sardesai, who heads the Goa Forward Party (GFP), said they were willing to go anywhere to protect the interest of Goans.

Sardesai sticks to weaponising remark: ‘Can hit the streets’

May 11, 2019 5:50 am

On Tuesday, during the launch of his party’s office in the state capital, Vijai Sardesai had spoken on getting “aggressive” to ensure that outsiders do not pluck away plum postings in the government. His party, he says, protested this even earlier.

Goans suffered in absence of strong regional party: Vijai Sardesai

December 15, 2018 2:51 pm

He said the absence of a strong regional political entity has resulted into decisions that are skewed against the people of Goa.

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

November 04, 2018 9:01 pm

"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.