Goa

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Goa is a state on the southwestern coast of India within the region known as the Konkan, separated from the Deccan highlands of the state of Karnataka by the Western Ghats. It is bounded by Maharashtra to the north and Karnataka to the east and south, with the Arabian Sea forming its western coast. It is India's smallest state by area and the fourth-smallest by population. Goa has the highest GDP per capita among all Indian states, two and a half times that of the country. It was ranked the best-placed state by the Eleventh Finance Commission for its infrastructure and ranked on top for the best quality of life in India by the National Commission on Population based on the 12 Indicators.

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The regional party decided to end its alliance with the BJP just a day after their ministers were asked to quit from Pramod Sawant-led Goa cabinet to adjust..
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Goa Forward Party, in a letter to Governor Mridula Sinha, withdrew its support to the Pramod Sawant-led government in Goa. However, GFP president Vijai Sardesai..
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Three Congress legislators take oath days after 10 party MLAs switch side to the BJP
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CM Pramod Sawant, who took over the reins of the state following the demise of Manohar Parrikar, dropped ministers of BJP's ally - Goa Forward Party. Following..
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Congress defectors who joined BJP and inducted as ministers in Goa government are Filipe Nery Rodrigues, Jennifer Monserratte and Chandrakant Kavleka.
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Deputy Speaker of Goa Assembly Michael Lobo Saturday resigned from the post, paving the way for his induction into the Pramod Sawant-led cabinet.
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"The local party unit is heading on a totally incorrect path," he said.
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Claiming that the political crises in Karnataka and Goa were a threat to democracy, opposition lawmakers, including Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, held a protest..
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Amid the political uncertainty in Karnataka and the melt-down of the party in Goa, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia Thursday met Madhya Pradesh Chief..
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Against the backdrop of the political crisis in Karnataka and Goa, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday said that the party is facing testing..
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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant met BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday, and both leaders are believed to have held deliberations over a reshuffle in the state..
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A number of top Congress leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma, protested near the Gandhi statue in the complex and shouted slogans.
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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant met BJP president Amit Shah, and both leaders are believed to have held deliberations over a reshuffle in the state Cabinet..
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The developments in Karnataka and Goa may help the BJP in "advancing their political goals", but at the "same time they are doing a great disservice to the..
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The meeting comes a day after a group of 10 Congress MLAs in Goa led by Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Chandrakant Kavlekar merged with the ruling BJP,..
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The storm engulfing Congress in Karnataka expanded to Goa on Wednesday with 10 of their MLAs, led by opposition leader Chandrakant Kavalekar, joining BJP ahead..
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Move to help BJP soar past halfway mark in 40-member House
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Winds of political instability in neighbouring Karnataka reached Goa Wednesday, with two- thirds (10 out of 15) of Congress MLAs breaking away to merge with the..
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The Goa airport is part of the Navy's INS Hansa base, which is home to several fighter squadrons, including MiG 29K.
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"I am not going to either Mumbai or Goa, I am in Bengaluru. I am going to resign from MLA post. They (BJP) are in touch with me," Roshan Baig said.
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"I am not going to either Mumbai or Goa, I am in Bengaluru. I am going to resign from MLA post. They (BJP) are in touch with me," Roshan Baig said.
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The MLAs, including 10 of Congress, two of JD(S) and two Independents, left for Goa in the evening and are being accompanied by MohitBhartiya, president of the..
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