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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar wins trust vote LIVE: 16 MLAs oppose, 22 support

Get live updates on Manohar Parrikar's victory in Goa. Congress loses State to BJP

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Manohar Parrikar LIVE: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Goa, headed by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, emerged victorious in the crucial floor test on Thursday, as a special Assembly session had been convened for the purpose. Parrikar, who stepped down as defence minister, was sworn-in as the chief minister of the coastal state for the fourth time on Tuesday evening, along with nine ministers. 22 legislators supported Parrikar, two more than the halfway mark in the 40-member Assembly. The BJP had bagged 13 seats in the polls, while three MLAs each of the Goa Forward ...

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1:47 PM Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar says Congress is 'frustrated'

1:04 PM Congress is solely responsible of destroying the mandate given by the people of Goa: Vishwajit Rane

1:04 PM But I don't blame Rahul Gandhi for this, he added.

1:04 PM Reason for abstaining is to show my protest against the leadership of the Congress party: Vishwajit Rane

1:03 PM Congress have betrayed the trust of people of Goa & I resign from the party: Vishwajit Rane

12:57 PM I don't blam Rahul Gandhi for Congress' defeat. It's the fault of leaders here in Goa: Rane to Times Now

12:55 PM Congress Leader, Vishwajeet Rane offers to resign

12:54 PM

12:54 PM

12:54 PM 'People of Goa defeated BJP but those who got elected on anti BJP vote sold Goa to BJP. Sad', Digvijay Singh tweets

12:53 PM

Finally Money Power proves to be stronger than People's Power: Digvijay Singh

12:52 PM 3 GFP, 3 MGP, 1 NCP, 3 Independents backed Manohar Parrikar

12:50 PM Vishwajit Rane remains absent & Churchill Alemao extends last minute support to BJP

12:48 PM It is a government of coalition & decision in this regard will be taken by the coalition: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on question of need of deputy CM

12:48 PM Everyone voluntarily came and voted, none of them were kept in a hotel room or secluded common place as was the case of opposition: Manohar Parrikar

12:47 PM Wild allegations being made, those with coloured glasses make those allegations: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

12:44 PM We had support of 23 MLAs. We proved it on the floor of house: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

12:43 PM We showed them the numbers, says Manohar Parrikar

12:42 PM Digvijaya's claims that they have numbers, debunked. Right from the beginning they didn't have numbers: Manohar Parrikar, Goa CM

12:42 PM

Manohar Parrikar: Portfolios will be announced tomorrow

12:41 PM Goa: Rahul Gandhi casts doubt over floor test

12:40 PM Manohar Parrikar: Coalition government will last for 5 years

12:38 PM Manohar Parrikar says, we have proved majority on floor

12:37 PM Manohar Parrikar addresses a press conference in Goa after winning floor test

12:35 PM 16 MLAs opposed, 22 supported and one MLA was absent during the Goa trust vote.

12:34 PM 1 Congress MLA walks out of Goa Assembly as Manohar Parrikar wins trust vote

12:32 PM Bharatiya Janata Party proves majority in Goa

12:30 PM Goa CM Manohar Parrikar wins floor test: Only 16 MLAs oppose

12:29 PM 22 MLAs support him

12:25 PM Manohar Parrikar wins floor test

12:03 PM Goa Forward party says, 'Congress vying for power'

12:01 PM Parrikar's majority formula - 13 BJP, 3 BGP, 3GFP, 3 Independents

11:57 AM Goa Assembly session begins

11:56 AM Goa floor test underway

11:55 AM BJP has used money to win power in Manipur and Goa, they stole Governments, says Congress VP Rahul Gandhi in Chandigarh

11:42 AM I thank people of Punjab for showing faith in us, we will work for the state tirelessly: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi in Chandigarh

11:41 AM BJP is government usurper: Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi in Chandigarh 

11:35 AM Oath taking of MLAs underway at Goa assembly.

10:42 AM As of now,I am with Congress party. I am going to vote for Congress: Vishwajeet Rane, Congress on Goa floor test

10:26 AM Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has summoned the first session of the new Assembly to meet at 11:30am. The MLAs will take oath first, following which the floor test would be conducted.

10:24 AM Also Read: Defence Ministry needs stability, it is not a part-time job

10:24 AM "This swearing-in ceremony of as the Chief Minister of is a big scam and has resorted to unfair means. Throughout people are protesting as to why the saffron party did such a low act to come to power, and why is the media not showing all this?" leader Om Prakash Mishra said on Thursday

10:21 AM The Congress on Wednesday claimed that Rs 1,000 crore had been spent on horse-trading and luring non-Congress legislators by the BJP to form a coalition government in Goa earlier this week

10:16 AM I am smiling because I am confident Parrikar will lose trust vote: Digvijaya Singh

10:13 AM Congress and its UPA allies on Tuesday staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha to protest the alleged efforts to install BJP government in Goa and Manipur despite it having the numbers

10:13 AM Manohar Parrikar will lose trust vote, says a confident Digvijaya Singh

10:04 AM Trust vote after MLAs take oath

10:00 AM Image of BJP Parliamentary Party meeting underway in Delhi

9:56 AM

9:56 AM

9:53 AM PM Narendra Modi arrives for the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting in Delhi, meeting begins

9:53 AM Meanwhile, BJP Parliamentary party meeting is about to start too

9:49 AM Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar reaches state assembly

9:44 AM Manohar Parrikar reaches Goa assembly, ahead of the floor test at the special session today

5:35 PM

5:29 PM Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Venkaiah Naidu also attend the swearing-in ceremony.

5:24 PM

5:24 PM BJP Chief Amit Shah attends the swearing-in ceremony.

5:22 PM Manohar Parrikar takes oath as Goa Chief Minister.

5:18 PM Manohar Parrikar to take oath as Goa Chief Minister.

5:17 PM No reason for the Governor to call Congress to form government in Goa as BJP had given letters of support of 21 MLAs: Arun Jaitley

4:58 PM I think Supreme Court has given the right order, BJP is fully confident of getting a majority: Arun Jaitley on Goa government formation tussle

4:57 PM Congress neither elected a leader nor made a claim in front of the Governor: Arun Jaitley on Goa government formation tussle

3:54 PM

All the allegations against BJP are baseless: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Rahul Gandhi

3:16 PM Governor in Goa had only one claim of 21 MLAs out of 40 with Parrikar as leader. 17 MLAs of Congress did not even make a claim: Arun Jaitley

3:15 PM Congress complains a bit too much. It accused BJP of ‘stealing’ mandate in Goa. It unsuccessfully petitioned before SC: Arun Jaitley

3:15 PM Goa produced an inconclusive verdict. There was a hung assembly, obviously post-poll alliances will be formed: Arun Jaitley

3:14 PM

We wrote to Goa Governor on March 12, we came to the office, but was told as it's a holiday and it's closed: L Falerio, Congress

2:14 PM All 17 Congress MLAs meet #Goa Governor Mridula Sinha in Raj Bhawan

2:00 PM

2:00 PM Congress MLAs led by senior leader Digvijaya Singh reach Goa Governor's House in Panaji

1:48 PM SC refuses to stay Manohar Parrikar's swearing in as Goa CM, orders floor test

1:45 PM Need to make structural changes in Congress, says Rahul Gandhi

1:42 PM Manohar Parrikar dealt with Pakistan sternly, ushered transparency as defence minister

1:30 PM This is a great victory for us: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Supreme Court's directive of floor test in Goa

1:22 PM You come at the swearing-in ceremony, I will give reaction after it. Come at 5'o clock: Manohar Parrikar on SC directive of floor test in Goa

1:22 PM Our fight is against BJP's ideology, what they did in Manipur and Goa is exactly the ideology we are fighting against, says Rahul Gandhi

1:21 PM Out of 5 states, BJP won 2, we won 3. In two of the states we won, democracy is being undermined by them (BJP) by using financial power and money, says Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi

12:46 PM Manohar Parrikar will be able to prove majority in the Goa Assembly, says Venkaiah Naidu

12:33 PM Real result will be shown only after floor test. I think court has come out with a good decision: Abhishek Singhvi on govt. formation in Goa

12:33 PM Goa election 2017 result: Congress party won 17 seats

12:32 PM The BJP won 13 seats in the 40-member Goa Assembly

12:32 PM The fact that governor hasn't consulted the single largest party is a violation of the constitution: Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Congress

12:31 PM Three MLAs of the Goa Forward Party, three of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and two Independents have pledged their support to Parrikar

12:31 PM Governor Sinha had invited Parrikar to form the next government in the coastal state after he submitted a letter of support of 21 legislators

12:31 PM Manohar Parrikar's swearing-in ceremony: The apex court told the Congress that it should have gone to Goa Governor Mridula Sinha rather than raising the matter before the judiciary

12:28 PM Manohar Parrikar's swearing-in ceremony: Members of Congress, NCP and RJD raise the issue during Question Hour. Congress leader in the House Mallikarjun Kharge claims that democracy is being murdered.

12:25 PM Congress was not able to choose a leader due to their internal tussle and they are blaming us for it: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

12:24 PM There was no horse-trading in Goa, had discussion with non-BJP MLAs they had some conditions; support was unanimous: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

12:23 PM Manohar Parrikar to take oath as Goa Chief Minister today

12:14 PM Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari will attend Manohar Parrikar's swearing-in ceremony

12:13 PM Goa election result 2017: SC directs floor test at 11 am on Thursday

12:11 PM Setback for Congress as swearing-in of Manohar Parrikar to go on as per schedule

12:10 PM

12:10 PM

12:09 PM

12:09 PM

12:06 PM Congress party to Supreme Court: Goa governor's decision pre-determined

12:05 PM Goa election result 2017: Ravi Shankar Prasad says, 'Congress party needs to introspect'

12:03 PM Goa election result 2017: SC refuses to stay oath taking of Manohar Parrikar

11:56 AM Arun Jaitley takes charge as defence minister. He was given the addition charge of defence ministry after Manohar Parrikar's resignation

11:50 AM Congress seeks composite floor test in Goa Assembly between Manohar Parikar and Chandrakant Kavlekar

11:49 AM BJP has clearly shown strength in Goa: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

11:41 AM Congress and NCP stages a walkout from Lok Sabha over government formation in Goa

11:40 AM Goa election result 2017: Supreme Court orders floor test in Goa

11:40 AM Indian rupee zooms 42 paise on BJP win

11:37 AM Goa election result 2017: Senior lawyer Harish Salve is representing Central government; Abhishek Singhvi is representing Congress in SC

11:36 AM SC says floor test has to be carried out in Goa Assembly forthwith

11:30 AM Goa Governor to meet Congress Party leaders at 1:30 PM 

11:29 AM SC on single largest party: Invitation subject to numbers

11:26 AM SC asks Congress why they did not approach the Governor of Goa over govt formation

11:24 AM Supreme Court to Congress: if you had the numbers, you should have filed support affidavits to Governor.


11:22 AM

11:21 AM Goa election result 2017: During hearing on Congress's petition SC bench headed by CJI Khehar observed that numbers should determine single largest party

11:20 AM You haven't demonstrated before Governor that number is in your favour: SC to Congress Party

11:19 AM Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM: SC asks whether Congress has any evidence to repudiate Parikar's claim of having support of 21 MLAs despite BJP winning only 13 seats

11:18 AM Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM: During hearing of Congress petition in SC, petitioner alleged that established constitutional practices are being violated by BJP

11:17 AM Goa election result: During hearing of Congress' petition in SC, they are alleging that BJP is involved in horse trading

11:14 AM

Hearing on Congress' petition challenging appointment of Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM begins in Supreme Court

10:33 AM BJP is doing horse-trading in Manipur, they are murdering democracy all over the country: Ripun Bora, Congress MP

10:24 AM The petition for urgent hearing was mentioned before Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar, and is scheduled to take place later today

10:24 AM The Congress claimed that the Governor should have invited them to form government, as they are the single largest party with 17 seats

9:54 AM Goa elections 2017: Congress moves SC over decision to appoint BJP's Manohar Parrikar as CM

9:53 AM Also Read: Manohar Parrikar dealt with Pakistan sternly, ushered transparency as defence minister

9:52 AM Goa election result: Congress Legislative Party to meet at Congress House. All Congress MLAs along with Digvijaya Singh will meet Guv post CLP meet

9:50 AM In Delhi when BJP was largest party they were called to form government but they refused,that's when AAP was invited so AAP-Congress formed govt: Digvijay Singh

9:49 AM Single largest party must be called to form govt, Governor has to act under constitution: Digvijay Singh

9:48 AM Congress gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over issue of government formation in Goa & Manipur

9:42 AM "Parrikar is not the chosen candidate for CM in the eyes of locals in Goa. The recent events are very unfortunate for the democracy," said Arshad

9:41 AM Congress leader Rizwan Arshad questioned Parrikar regarding why he did not contest the elections if he desired to be the Chief Minister

9:40 AM Congress party brands Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP ministers as 'power-hungry' politicians, going against the will of the locals

9:36 AM Read: Parrikar is Goa CM: Why he will be dearly missed at his old charge

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