Goa Elections 2019


Lok Sabha elections for 2 Parliamentary constituencies in Goa will be held on April 23. The final counting of votes will take place on May 23.

The state has two Parliamentary constituencies- North Goa and South Goa, both of which are currently held by the ruling BJP. Along with Lok Sabha Elections, by-elections for 3 Assembly seats - Shiroda, Mandrem and Mapusa will be held on April 23.

The key political players in Goa state in Western India are the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Indian National Congress (INC), Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and Goa Vikas Party (GVP). 2017 Assembly election had resulted in a 21-seat majority to the BJP led by Manohar Parrikar, where Congress won 17 seats. Parrikar was elected Chief Minister but later had to resign due to illness. Ruling BJP will have to fight the Congress in many areas in order to retain its 2 seats in the current Lok Sabha Election.


Goa Election Map

List of Lok Sabha Constituencies

S.No Constituency Name
1North Goa
2South Goa
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Loksabha Elections News in Goa

Jail term in drug case will not impact Ness Wadia: Company

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   1:42 pm
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Maintaining that the jail term by a Japanese court for Ness Wadi in a drug case remains suspended, the business conglomerate on Tuesday said that the development will not impact Wadia Group heir in discharging his responsibilities. View More..

Riyan recollects 'like father, like son' moment with Dhoni

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   11:58 am
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) There's a famous phrase in English: Like father, like son. This totally fits Riyan Parag, who has already caught the eyes of many with his performances in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

Ness Wadia sentenced for drug possession in Japan

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   11:32 am
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Ness Wadia, son of industrialist Nusli Wadia and inheritor of one of Indias wealthiest business families, has been sentenced for drugs possession while on a skiing holiday to Japan. View More..

Mueller report: US Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein resigns

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   7:28 am
Washington, April 30 (IANS) US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel two years ago over investigation into the possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia during the 2016 US elections, submitted a long-expected resignation letter to Trump on Monday. View More..

Chennaiyin, Abahani Dhaka face off in AFC Cup

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   10:22 pm
Ahmedabad, April 29 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC (CFC) are set to welcome Abahani Limited Dhaka for their final AFC Cup Group E home game at The Arena Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

Amid violence, over 76% turnout in Bengal till 5 pm (4th Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   9:16 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Amid widespread violence, including the attack on a Union Minister, clashes outside polling booths, hurling of bombs and EVM snags, over 76 per cent of the electorate voted till 5 p.m. in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Monday. View More..

Zomato's Hyperpure eyes 22 warehouses in India

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   8:24 pm
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Food ordering app Zomato on Monday announced the launch of a warehouse in the Capital for its business-to-business food ingredients supply arm Hyperpure, marking the opening of the second warehouse for the company after Bengaluru. View More..

Afghan official held in Goa prostitution case

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   7:34 pm
Panaji, April 29 (IANS) Two Afghan nationals, including a Director serving in the Afghanistan government's Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, were arrested following a raid on a prostitution racket in the beach village of Calangute in Goa, an official said on Monday. View More..

Russia's floating nuclear power plant ready for operationss

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   6:26 pm
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Russia's Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) on Monday said its floating nuclear power unit is ready for commercial operations. View More..

Amid violence, 66% turnout in Bengal (3rd Lead) (3 p.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   5:22 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Amid violence including clashes outside polling booths, attempted intimidation and EVMs snags, 66 per cent of the electorate voted in the first eight hours of polling in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Monday. View More..

Zomato's Hyperpure in Delhi, eyes 22 warehouses by 2020

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   5:04 pm
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Food ordering app Zomato on Monday announced the launch of a warehouse for its business-to-business food ingredients supply arm Hyperpure, marking the opening of the second warehouse for the company after Bengaluru. View More..

Parrikar aide, ex-RSS chief join race for Panaji seat

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   4:14 pm
Panaji, April 29 (IANS) Former Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar and late Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's aide Sidharth Kuncalienkar filed nomination papers for the May 19 Panaji Assembly by-election, here on Monday. View More..

Amazon Pay enables instant money transfer on Android

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   2:52 pm
Bengaluru, April 29 (IANS) Amazon Pay on Monday launched person-to-person (P2P) payments for Android users who can now make instant bank-to-bank transfers using the UPI platform on the Amazon app. View More..

Amid violence, intimidation, 35 per cent vote in Bengal (2nd Lead) (11 a.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   2:00 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Amid widespread intimidation and violence including clashes outside polling booths, close to 35 per cent of the electorate voted in the first four hours of polling in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Monday. View More..

Nearly 17% polling on 8 Bengal seats till 9 a.m.

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   11:50 am
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) An overall 16.90 per cent people cast their votes in the fourth phase of polling in West Bengal's eight Lok Sabha constituencies till 9 a.m. on Monday, amid reports of sporadic violence and vandalism. View More..

S. Korea opens hiking trails on heavily armed DMZ

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   9:10 am
Seoul, April 29 (IANS) The UN Command (UNC) has approved phase one of South Korea's "Peace Trail" project, which will allow travellers to experience the abundance of wildlife that's thriving on the Korean Peninsula's Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), described as the world's most heavily armed border. View More..

Voting begins with great enthusiasm for Bengal phase four LS polls

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   7:08 am
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Enthusiasm brimmed over, with men and women turning out in strength before polling booths, as voting began for eight West Bengal constituencies in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha election on Monday. View More..

BJP picks Parrikar's aide over son for Panaji bypoll

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   9:02 pm
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday nominated late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's aide Sidharth Kuncalienkar as its candidate for the Panaji assembly seat bypolls, ignoring the candidature of his son Utpal Parrikar. View More..

Big fights, star candidates hallmark of Bengal's fourth phase

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   5:26 pm
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) The intensely contested Lok Sabha battle in West Bengal is set to witness some big fights that would determine the fortune of several star candidates, including two Union Ministers, in the fourth phase on Monday, when eight seats are up for grabs on Monday. View More..

BJP denies Parrikar's son ticket for Panaji bypoll

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   4:38 pm
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday nominated late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's aide Sidharth Kuncalienkar as its candidate for the Panaji assembly seat bypolls, ignoring the candidature of his son Utpal Parrikar. View More..