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75% voting recorded in Goa by-polls; Congress, BJP claim victory

75% voting recorded in Goa by-polls; Congress, BJP claim victory

Updated On : 2017-08-24
Tainted Goan neta holds key to Parrikar's bypoll victory

Tainted Goan neta holds key to Parrikar's bypoll victory

Updated On : 2017-08-22
Ex-Congress CM's son files nomination for Goa by-poll

Ex-Congress CM's son files nomination for Goa by-poll

Updated On : 2017-08-04
Congress announces candidates for Goa by-polls

Congress announces candidates for Goa by-polls

Updated On : 2017-08-03
Goa BJP chief wins state RS polls

Goa BJP chief wins state RS polls

Updated On : 2017-07-21



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Goa General Election 2014

Goa has two Lok Sabha constituencies; North Goa and South Goa. The total number of electorates in the North Goa, Lok Sabha Constituency is 486,983 of which 244,289 are males and 242,694 are females. The North Goa has a population density of 471 inhabitants living in per square kilometer.

The South Goa parliamentary constituency has 533,811 total electorate. Out of these 268,186 are males and 265,625 female. The South Goa has a population density of 326 inhabitants living in per square kilometer.

The opinion polls have suggested that in the 2014 elections the BJP is expected to win both the Lok Sabha seats in Goa.

Apart from major parties listed below parties who contest the elections in Goa are United Goans Democratic Party (UGDP)and Goa Vikas Party .

Parliament Election Results 2014

Party Results

Active Political Parties in Goa

Party name Abbr Election symbol
Nationalist Congress Party NCP
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party MGP
Bharatiya Janata PartyBJP
Indian National Congress INC

General Election News in Goa

Will protest if Parrikar 'dodges' Assembly committee meet: Congress

Posted On : Jan 18,2019,    3:48 pm
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) Accusing ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of avoiding meeting legislators from the Opposition, state Congress President Girish Chodankar on Friday said if Parrikar continues this, the Opposition party would raise a ruckus in the forthcoming state Assembly session. View More..

Goa Governor's veiled attack on Manmohan

Posted On : Jan 18,2019,    2:14 pm
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Friday launched a veiled attack on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying some leaders are "foisted into position by others" and that "there are only certain compulsions" whether they deliver or not. View More..

Panaji one of India's safest cities in child safety on roads: Survey

Posted On : Jan 17,2019,    4:46 pm
Panaji, Jan 17 (IANS) Goa's capital Panaji is one of the country's safest cities vis-a-vis child safety on roads, a survey conducted by Nissan-SLF has revealed. View More..

BJP ally to contest Goa by-polls 'on its own'

Posted On : Jan 17,2019,    2:52 pm
Panaji, Jan 17 (IANS) A key ally of the BJP-led coalition government in Goa announced on Thursday that it will contest the coastal state's yet to be scheduled by-polls "on its own". View More..

Goa minister gives ultimatum to government over Navy NOC

Posted On : Jan 16,2019,    8:06 pm
Panaji, Jan 16 (IANS) A Goa minister has given his own government a seven-day ultimatum to revoke an administrative circular, which makes it mandatory to obtain a 'no objection certificate' from the Indian Navy for any construction activity carried out within 20 km radius of the Dobolim International Airport located in South Goa district. View More..

Goa Congress gears up by for Assembly by-polls, Rahul visit

Posted On : Jan 15,2019,    8:38 pm
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) The Congress in Goa on Tuesday resolved to finalize booth and ward level committees ahead of Assembly by-polls and the visit of party President Rahul Gandhi to the state expected later this month, a party spokesperson said. View More..

Goa minister utters derogatory slur against migrant workers, clarifies

Posted On : Jan 15,2019,    7:42 pm
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) In what could be regarded as a derogatory slur against non-Goans, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Tuesday said Goans would be given first preference in an upcoming beach cleaning work contract and "ghatis" and outsiders would be not be preferred for this. View More..

Some tourists think any girl on Goa beach is 'available': BJP MLA

Posted On : Jan 15,2019,    5:42 pm
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) Some Indian tourists who visit the Goa beaches think every girl on the beach is "available" and the influx of such tourists has led to a decline in the coastal state's tourism fortunes, Deputy Speaker and BJP MLA Michael Lobo said on Tuesday. View More..

Traffic cops fined half of Goa's population in 2018

Posted On : Jan 14,2019,    5:26 pm
Panaji, Jan 14 (IANS) Police in Goa have prosecuted around 7.74 lakh traffic violators in 2018, which amounts to more than half of the state's population of 1.5 million, according to statistics released by Director General of Police Muktesh Chander. View More..

Wish to work with Spielberg despite mockery: Sreesanth

Posted On : Jan 14,2019,    4:06 pm
Panaji, Jan 14 (IANS) Former India cricketer and actor S. Sreesanth, who has featured in the recently released "Cabaret", on Monday brushed aside mockery about his stated ambition to work with acclaimed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg. View More..

Pandya, Rahul erred but Team India need them for World Cup: Sreesanth

Posted On : Jan 14,2019,    3:32 pm
Panaji, Jan 14 (IANS) Banned Indian cricketer S. Sreesanth on Monday, chided young cricketers Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul for their misogynist comments on the 'Koffee with Karan' show, but also said that Team India need the "match winner" duo for the upcoming ODI World Cup. View More..

Amit Shah assures of early resumption of mining in Goa

Posted On : Jan 13,2019,    8:10 pm
Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS) Members of the Goa Mining People's Front, a collective of workers, truck and barge operators dependent on the now-banned iron ore mining industry, on Sunday met BJP national President Amit Shah, to lobby for resumption of mining in the coastal state which has been banned by the apex court since February last year. View More..

More audio clips of Goa Minister hinting at coup may be out soon: Congress

Posted On : Jan 13,2019,    7:12 pm
Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS) There are more audio clips of Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane where he is critical of the BJP leadership and speaks of a possible coup against ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, the Goa Congress alleged on Sunday. View More..

Ex-Goa Ranji cricketer collapses on field, dies in hospital

Posted On : Jan 13,2019,    6:58 pm
Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS) A 46-year-old former Goa Ranji cricketer Rajesh Ghodge collapsed on a cricket ground while playing a local tournament in Margao town in South Goa on Sunday afternoon and died soon at a local hospital, organisers of the tourney said. View More..

Corrupt police, crimes against tourists causing Goa tourism's declne: Mother of dead Finnish tourist

Posted On : Jan 12,2019,    7:48 pm
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) The real reason behind the decline in tourist footfall in Goa is the rapes, murders, random killings and crimes targeted against visiting tourists, Minna Pirhonen, mother of a Finnish tourist, Felix Dahl, who was found dead on a Goa beach in 2015, said on Saturday. View More..

9 injured in accident at Goa cement factory

Posted On : Jan 12,2019,    5:40 pm
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) Nine workers were injured, three of them seriously, after a boiler exploded in a cement factory in Tuem industrial estate in Goa on Saturday, authorities said. View More..

Police in Goa treat travellers like criminals: Tourism body

Posted On : Jan 12,2019,    8:12 am
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) Exorbitant taxis and over-enthusiastic policemen, who are trigger-happy penalising outstation vehicles, need to be reined in to salvage Goa's image as a friendly and feasible tourist destination, a tourism body official said. View More..

Model code of conduct could delay 36th National Games yet again

Posted On : Jan 11,2019,    8:26 pm
Panaji, Jan 11 (IANS) The 36th National Games due in Goa in March this year are likely to be postponed yet again, with the state government citing difficulties in hosting the Games following imposition of model code of conduct for the upcoming assembly by-elections as well as Lok Sabha polls. View More..

Capping food prices in Goa is a joke: Stakeholders

Posted On : Jan 11,2019,    8:04 pm
Panaji, Jan 11 (IANS) Goa's travel and tourism stakeholders on Friday trained their guns on Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar for not doing enough to improve tourism footfalls while slamming a government proposal to cap food prices in restaurants and beach shacks in Goa. View More..

ISL: Midfielder Zaid Krouch joins FC Goa for rest of the season

Posted On : Jan 10,2019,    7:34 pm
Panaji, Jan 10 (IANS) FC Goa has announced the signing of attacking midfielder Zaid Krouch from Moroccan football club Moghreb T├ętouan till the end of the ongoing Indian Super League (ISL) season, after completing his medical. View More..

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