ELECTION HIGHLIGHTSGoa ASSEMBLY ELECTION 2022

Get the latest highlights on 5 states Assembly election 2022 - Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.

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BJP Parliamentary Board Meeting Underway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, national president JP Nadda, union home minister Amit Shah, union minister Nitin Gadkari and national general secretary BL Santhosh are present for the meeting.

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PM Modi Brings Up Ukraine War in Victory Speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a moment to talk about the ongoing war in Ukraine. He said the war was affecting every country in the world and India stood for peace and talks. He also said the cost of the war will have to be borne by all.

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PM Modi Says 2022 Results Have Set the Tone for 2024 Polls

PM Modi Says 2022 Results Have Set the Tone for 2024 Polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Hindi, “22 ke nateejo ne 24 ki line tay kar di (The results of 2022 have set the tone for 2024).”

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PM Modi Says 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' in Victory Speech

PM Modi addresses Party Workers at BJP HQ in Delhi after BJP's victory in four state assembly polls, saying that BJP workers have delivered on the promise to him that Holi celebrations will begin from March 10 itself.

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PM Modi Arrives at BJP HQ in Delhi to Address 'Karyakartas'

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Union Home Minister and BJP Leader Amit Shah Arrives at BJP Headquarters in Delhi

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CM Yogi Says BJP Mandate in UP, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa Under PM Modi's Leadership

“Under PM Modi’s leadership today, the BJP has got mandate in UP, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa. In these four states, people have given us their blessings,” incumbent CM Yogi Adityanath said praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership.

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Goa Congress Chief Girish Chodankar Resigns

Goa Congress Chief Girish Chodankar resigns from his post, says the loss is his personal failure at his last press conference.

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Kailash Vijayvargiya Confident of Narendra Modi Becoming PM Again

BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said that it is clear that people will make Narendra Modi Prime Minister again in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections after victories in Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur and Uttar Pradesh.

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Congress's P Chidambaram Says 'Accept the Verdict of the People'

Congress leader P Chidambaram said," We accept the verdict of the people of Goa. Our candidates fought bravely, despite several obstacles… In several constituencies, we lost with very small margins."

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Rahul Gandhi Says 'Humbly Accept People's Verdict'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said he humbly accepts the people’s verdict and extended best wishes to those who have won the mandate. He also thanked all Congress workers and volunteers for their hard work and dedication.

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Aleixo Sequeira Says 'Lead is Not Everything, Final Results Yet to Come'

Goa Pradesh Congress Committee’s working president Aleixo Sequeira said, "Lead is not everything. The final results are yet to come. We will form the next government with the help of other political parties and Independents."

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Parliamentary Board Will Decide Who is CM Face: Devendra Fadnavis

"We have got 20 seats and are still leading in one. All three independents are with us", Devendra Fadnavis to CNN-News18.

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Trinamool Congress Goa Says 'Accept This Mandate With All Humility'

Trinamool Congress Goa took to Twitter to post: "We accept this mandate with all humility. We commit ourselves to work harder to earn the trust and love of every Goenkar."

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BJP Wins 15 Seats in Goa, Cong wins 12 seats

The BJP has won over 15 seats in the Goa Assembly Elections and is nearing majority mark in early trends in 19 seats.

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Independent Candidates In Goa Declare Support to BJP

Independent candidates from Cortalim, Manuel Vaz and Alexio Reginaldo have extended support to BJP, reports ANI news agency.

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Reduced Victory Margin Cause of Concern, Says Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant managed to retain the Sanquelim seat by margin of around 1,000 votes.

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EC Lifts Ban on Victory Processions in Goa

Citing improvement in the COVID-19 situation, the Election Commission on Thursday lifted the ban on victory processions during the counting of votes and declaration of results in the five states where elections were held recently.

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Have to Accept People's Mandate, Will Work Strongly as Opposition, Says Cong

Congress leader Michael Lobo said, “We had thought that we will win but we have to accept the people’s mandate. We have got 12 seats, BJP has got 18 seats. We will work strongly as the opposition. Congress will have to work hard to win the confidence of people.”

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Winning Independents Pledge Support to BJP in Goa

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PM Modi, HM Amit Shah & JP Nadda Ji Trusted Me, I'm Thankful: CM Pramod Sawant

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AAP Winds Two Seats in Goa, Beginning of Honest Politics: Arvind Kejriwal

AAP wins two seats in Goa. "Congratulations and best wishes to Capt Venzy and Er Cruz. Its the beginning of honest politics in Goa," Aam Aadmi Chief Arvind Kejriwal has said.

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Bicholim Independent Candidate Pledges Support to BJP

Dr Chandrakant Shetye, an independent candidate from the Bicholim constituency in Goa has declared support to the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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Goa CM Pramod Sawant Wins Sanquelim Seat

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has won the Sanquelim Assembly seat.

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BJP Cadre Didn't Work for Me, Fought BJP & Cong: Atanasio Monserrate

Atanasio Monserrate, BJP candidate from Panaji said, “disappointed as far as results are concerned. BJP cadre didn’t work for me but for Opposition candidate. I fought BJP and Congress. It’s due to the support of a few workers and supporters that we managed to retain the seat.”

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BJP Leaders to Meet Goa Guv to Stake Claim for Govt Formation

Bharatiya Janata Party leaders to meet Goa Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai today to stake claim for government formation in the state, reports ANI news agency.

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Goa: Cong Leader Michael Lobo Leads from Calangute

Congress leader Michael Lobo leading from Calangute constituency, according to ANI news agency.

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Goa BJP Begins Celebrations

Goa BJP Begins Celebrations

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Goa BJP, Congress Vie for Regional Parties’ Support as Spectre of Hung Assembly Looms

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BJP Confident of Forming Majority, Oath Taking Ceremony on March 14: Sources

Sources from BJP Goa tell CNN-News18 the saffron party is confident of getting a simple majority. “Oath taking will take place likely on March 14.”

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'Congress to Emerge as Single-Largest Party, Will Seek Support in Case of Hung House'

In Goa, Congress is leading on 16-17 seats, says Maharashtra minister and Congress leader Satej Patil adding Congress will be the single largest party and “we will seek support in case numbers aren’t enough.”

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BJP Will Sweep Goa Election, People Have Rejected Scamsters, Outsiders: Goa BJP Leader

BJP leader Vishwajit Rane said, “We will sweep this Goa election. People have rejected scamsters, outsiders. They have voted for a party that works for the people of Goa.”

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BJP Leading in 20 Assembly Constituencies In Goa

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Goa Congress Calls for Important Meeting at 1 pm in Margao

Goa Congress has called for an important meeting at 1 pm in Margao, according to CNN-News18 report. Congress candidates are currently staying in a hotel in Margao and the meeting will take place in the same.

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Goa Congress President: People of Goa Have Voted for Change

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BJP Leading in 18 Seats, Congress in 12: EC Trends

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant continues to trail in Saquelim constituency while Congress leader Dharmesh Saglani takes lead from the seat.

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Close Battle Between BJP and Congress Continue

Close competition between the BJP and Congress continues as the saffron party leads in 18 assembly seats followed by Congress in 15 contituencies according to News18 data.

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Utpal Parrikar Trailing in Panaji Assembly Seat

Independent candidate Utpal Parrikar, son of late Manohar Parrikar, is trailing in Panaji Assembly seat.

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Congress Catches Up With the BJP, Leads in 9 Seats

The Congress is catching up to the BJP and is leading in 9 Assembly constituencies. The Grand Old Party needs to maintain the lead in these seats and win nine more seats to make the majority and win the election.

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BJP Takes Lead with 13 Seats In Goa

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BJP Now Leading in 12 Constituencies in Goa

The BJP is now leading in 12 assembly constituencies in Goa, leaving behind Congress which is leading in four seats.

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BJP Takes Lead in 8 Constituencies

The BJP is leading in eight assembly seats in Goa, followed by the Congress in four constituencies, one seat by the TMC and four independent candidates.

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Pramod Sawant Trailing in Sanquelim

Incumbent Chief Minister Pramod Sawant trailing in Sanquelim assembly constituency.

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BJP Leading in Panaji Assembly Constituency, says EC

Bharatiya Janata Party leading in Panaji Assembly constituency in Goa, as per the Election Commission.

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Goa Congress 'Mulling" to Shift their Winning Candidates out of Goa

Goa Congress is “mulling” to shift their winning candidates out of Goa, according to CNN-News18 report. Earlier in the morning, the Goa Congress had sought an appointment with the Governor at 3PM.

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BJP CM Pramod Sawant Leading from Sanquelim Assembly Constituency

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is leading from Sanquelim constituency, according to News18 reports.

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Goa: 2 Seats Lead by Independent Candidates in Early Trends

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Independent Candidates Lead as Counting Begins in Goa

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Counting of Vote Begins in Goa

Counting begins for all 40 constituencies in Goa. First to begin with postal ballots.

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EVM Strong Rooms Opened In Goa

The strongrooms, where EVMs are kept, have just been opened in the presence of candidates and observers, Collector Ruchika Katiyal told ANI.

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Goa CM Pramod Sawant Offers Prayers at Shree Datta Mandir

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant offers prayers at the Shree Datta Mandir in his constituency Sankhalim.

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Goa Congress Seeks Appointment with Governor at 3pm Today

The Goa Congress has sought an appointment with the Governor at 3 pm today, according to reports.

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BJP to Hold Closed Door Meeting at 4pm on Goa

BJP candidates have been asked to remain present at the BJP party office at 4 pm for a closed door meeting.

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Fadnavis Eyes TMC’s Goa Ally MGP for Post-Poll Alliance

BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis has said that it is “natural” for the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and the BJP to come together to form the government in Goa.

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Congress Offers AAP Ministry, Open to Alliance with TMC

Congress said it is open to forging an alliance with Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) and even promised ministry to Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).