Luizinho Faleiro

    Luizinho Faleiro is an Indian National Congress politician from Goa, serving as a General Secretary in the All India Congress Committee since 2013. Previously he served two terms as the eighth Chief Minister of Goa in 1998–99.

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    Commission to monitor casino activity ahead of elections

    The Election Commission (EC) has vowed to keep an eye on casinos in the state ahead of the upcoming Goa assembly elections, local media reports. “Political parties fear misuse of casinos where voters could be gifted to influence them, therefore, the state administration has been directed to keep an eye on them,” said Chief Election […]

    Casinos are ‘fait accompli’ of government: Parrikar

    Union Defence Minister and former Chief Minister of Goa, Manohar Parrikar has ruled out the removal of casinos, saying they are ‘fait accompli’ of the Goa government. Addressing a group of core party workers in Panaji on Saturday in the presence of Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, he said even though the BJP party had opposed […]

    Congress’ push for casino opinion poll a joke: BJP

    Goa’s ruling party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has criticized the opposition Congress’ idea for an opinion poll on casinos in the state, terming it as a joke and stating that it was the Congress party which first brought casinos in the state in the first place, local media reports. “Recently, Goa Congress chief Luizinho […]

    Opposition party Congress wants referendum on casino

    The Congress in Goa has reportedly demanded an opinion poll on whether the state should continue to have casinos, local media reports. “The time has come for an opinion poll on the issue of casinos… Casinos have made Goa into a vice capital of India,” said Congress state President Luizinho Faleiro. This is not the […]