Tag: Goa

Goa CM Promod Sawant proves majority in Assembly

Newsroom24x7 Network Panaji: Goa’s new Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who took the oath of office early on Tuesday following the demise CM Manohar Parrikar, proved the BJP-led government’s majority in the State Assembly on Wednesday. Twenty MLAs, including 11 of the BJP, three each from Goa Forward Block, MGP and Independents, extended support to the

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Parrikar is Goa CM

Newsroom24x7 staff :Panaji: Manohar Parrikar, who resigned as Defence Minister, today took the oath of office and secrecy as the chief minister of Goa. Parrikar  heads a BJP-led coalition government. The BJP, after trailing behind the Congress in the just concluded Assembly election, managed to muster support of local allies and a few independent MLAs

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Rahul accuses BJP of stealing mandate in Goa and Manipur

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today accused Bharatiya Janata Party of stealing the mandate in two of the three States where the Congress party has won in the just concluded Assembly election. “Out of five states, BJP won two, we won three (Punjab, Manipur and Goa). In two of the states

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Apex Court clears way for Parrikar’s swearing in as Goa CM, floor test on Mar 16

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Supreme Court today rejected a plea by the Congress to stay the swearing in ceremony and paved the way for Manohar Parrikar to take the oath of office as the Chief Minister of Goa. Parrikar will be a sworn-in this evening. Passing an order in this regard, the apex court

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Parrikar to be sworn-in as Goa CM today

Newsroom24x7 Network Panaji: Manohar Parrikar, who resigned as Union Defence Minister, is all set to be sworn-in for a second term as Goa Chief Minister today. Along with Parikkar, about 8 to 9 MLAs, including two each from the Goa Forward Party and the Maharashta Gomantak Party and two independents, are likely to take oath as

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Exit polls show BJP ahead in UP, Uttarakhand and Manipur, Congress leading in Punjab

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: A number of exit polls for assembly elections in five states show the balance tilting towards the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Manipur. The Congress and Aam Aadmi Party are emerging strong in Punjab while there are indications that the electoral battle in Goa is evenly poised, with

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Heavy polling in Punjab and Goa

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chandigarh/Panaji: There was heavy polling in Punjab (70%) and Goa (83%) during the first round of polling for State Assemblies today. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Manipur are the other States going to poll later this month and beginning of March. This is the first time that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is in

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General Election to Legislative Assemblies 2017-EC decision on allotment of Broadcast and Telecast time to Political Parties

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has issued an order regarding allotment of Broadcast and Telecast time to National and State political parties in the General Election to Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand & Uttar Pradesh 2017. An election Commission of India order issued on Wednesday says at the time

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Assembly polls: EC announces poll schedule for Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Election commission of India today announced the General elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh The EC today announced the election schedule for five State Assemblies and also the enforcement of the Model code of conduct for the guidance of political parties and candidates.   Election

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IFFI 2016: Seven films in race for the ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal Prize

Newsroom24x7 Staff Panaji (Goa): At the IFFI 2016, there are seven films competing for the International Council for Films, Television and Audio-visual Communication (ICFT)-UNESCO Gandhi Medal Prize from the International Film Section and one film from the Indian Panorama Section. C. Senthil Rajan, Director DFF (Directorate of Film Festivals, India), said that he is thankful

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8th BRICS Summit concludes: BRICS leaders strongly condemn recent terrorist attacks, including in India

Newsroom24x7 Staff   Panaji: The 8th BRICS Summit concluded in Goa on Sunday with the BRICS leaders strongly condemning the recent several attacks, against some BRICS countries, including that in India. Through the Goa Declaration, the BRICS nations have strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and stressed that there can be no

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Putin will hold talks with Modi in Goa

Newsroom24x7 Staff Moscow/New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin, who will be in Goa on October 15–16 to participate in the 8th BRICS Summit, will be holding formal talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Putin and Modi plan to discuss a wide range of matters of bilateral relations, especially trade and economic ties. The meeting will

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Defexpo 2016: DRDO will focus on the spirit of ‘Make In India’

Newsroom247 Desk New Delhi: The display of state-of-the-art military systems and technologies by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) will narrate the saga of self-reliance & national pride by focusing on the spirit of “Make in India” at Defence Expo 2016 in Goa between  28 and 31 March. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will inaugurate the ninth edition of

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