Wilfred Mesquita

  • Congress shows Goa CM's remarks on mining in campaign; angers BJP April 6, 2014

    Opposition Congress in Goa has targeted Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar by exhibiting his television interview as part of its poll campaign, in which he had said that he was instrumental in stopping the mining activity in the state. BJP has strongly objected to the screening of the CD and complained to...
  • Goa BJP MLA threatens to revolt if state allows dance bars August 12, 2013

    A BJP legislator threatened to rebel against his own party today if the party's government in Goa allows dance bars in the state. Michael Lobo, who represents Calangute constituency, said he would rebel if dance bars are allowed in Goa. "We will rebel if anyone gives permission to dance bars," Lobo...
  • Why the Goa BJP, Cong are against Playboy's sariclad bunnies April 11, 2013

    Panaji: The BJP Goa unit has decided to stand by its legislator who has opposed Playboy Club's plan to open a branch at Candolim beach which has been under consideration of the state tourism ministry. Even the state Congress unit has also expressed its reservations over opening of such a facility...
  • Goa BJP says it supports Narendra Modi as PM candidate March 7, 2013

    Panaji: The state unit of BJP is in favour of naming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the party's prime ministerial candidate, but is waiting for party leadership in Delhi to take a final call on the issue, a state BJP leader said on Thursday. "The rank and file of BJP...