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Pramod Sawant to be sworn in as Goa CM

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:04 AM IST
Former Speaker of the Goa legislative assembly and BJP MLA Pramod Sawant will be sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister of Goa, Sawant himself confirmed on Tuesday.... read..
 

After Parrikar, Goa politics entering new, shaky era

Panaji |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Goa stands on the verge of a new but possibly shaky political era, with its tallest leader and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar cremated with full military and state honours on Monday and the BJP identifying his replacement in Pramod Sawant.... read..
 

Congress leaders to stake claim in Goa

Panaji |Monday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Amid speculation that Goa's Assembly may be kept in suspended animation due to political turmoil, Congress leader Chandrakant Kavlekar on Monday reached Raj Bhavan to stake claim to form the government.... read..
 

Goa's new CM will be sworn in after 3 p.m.

Panaji |Monday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Goa's new Chief Minister will be sworn in after 3 p.m., state BJP President Vinay Tendulkar announced on Monday.... read..
 

PM in Goa, pays homage to Parrikar, meets family

Panaji |Monday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Monday and paid floral tributes to Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who died on Sunday after a long battle with cancer.... read..
 

Goa CM swearing-in called off, says Deputy Speaker

Panaji |Monday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
In a new twist, Goa's Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo on Monday said that the swearing-in of the new Chief Minister, which was scheduled to be held at 11 pm at the Raj Bhavan, has been called off.... read..
 

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar loses long battle to cancer

Panaji |Monday, 2019 3:15:04 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died at his private residence here on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63.... read..
 

New Goa CM to be sworn in at 11 pm: Official

Panaji |Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Goa's new Chief Minister will be sworn in at the Raj Bhavan at 11 pm, a state government statement said on Monday.... read..
 

Nitin Gadkari pays last respects to Parrikar

Panaji |Monday, 2019 11:45:06 AM IST
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday offered his last respects to the mortal remains of late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at the state's BJP headquarters here.... read..
 

BJP, alliance partners will stake claim soon: Shah

Panaji |Monday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
The BJP along with its alliance partners will shortly stake claim to form a government in Goa, BJP President Amit Shah said on Monday.... read..
 

Pramod Sawant to be new Goa CM (Lead)

Panaji |Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Pandurang Sawant will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of a BJP-led coalition government on Monday evening by Governor Mridula Sinha, a senior BJP leader said.... read..
 

Goa LoP meets Governor, stakes claim (Lead)

Panaji |Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Congress on Monday met Governor Mridula Sinha and staked claim to form the government in Goa, as it is the single largest party in the Legislative Assembly, Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar said.... read..
 

Shigmo festival cancelled in wake of CM's death

Panaji |Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Goa Tourism Department on Monday cancelled the traditional Shigmo festivities, scheduled to be held from March 21, in view of the demise of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday.... read..
 

Pramod Sawant to be new Goa CM

Panaji |Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Pandurang Sawant will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of a BJP-led coalition government on Monday evening by Governor Mridula Sinha, a senior BJP leader said.... read..
 

New Goa government delayed as allies yet to agree on CM

Panaji |Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The swearing-in of a new BJP-led government in Goa has been delayed as potential allies appear to have, for now, baulked at its attempts to nominate Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant for the Chief Minister's post.... read..
 

Parrikar cremated with full military, state honours

Panaji |Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The last rites of Goa Chief Minister and former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who died on Sunday after suffering from pancreatic cancer for over a year, were held with full military and state honours at the Miramar beach here on Monday evening.... read..
 

Decision after talks with Gadkari: BJP's Goa allies

Panaji |Monday, 2019 2:15:04 AM IST
All decisions about a fresh bid for power will be taken after a discussion with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari who is expected to arrive in Goa soon, leaders from regional political party who were part of the BJP-led alliance government said.... read..
 

New Goa government by Monday morning: BJP MLA

Panaji |Monday, 2019 2:45:04 AM IST
A new BJP-led coalition government in Goa will be in place by Monday morning, party legislator Michael Lobo said.... read..
 

Goa CM Parrikar dead after long battle with cancer (Lead)

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away at his private residence here on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63.... read..
 

Parrikar's condition 'extremely critical': CMO

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 7:45:07 PM IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health is "extremely critical", the Chief Minister's Office tweeted on Sunday.... read..
 

Goa CM Parrikar dead

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who was in critical condition, passed away here on Sunday evening.... read..
 

Congress to stake claim to form government in Goa

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
With the BJP strength in the Goa Assembly down to 12 MLAs after the death of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday, the Congress is likely to stake claim to form the government in the coastal state, a senior party leader said.... read..
 

Parrikar consulted Church in major decisions: Archbishop

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who passed away on Sunday, often sought out influential Catholic Church leaders for opinions before taking "far reaching decisions" for the benefit of Goa, Archbisop Filipe Neri Ferrao said.... read..
 

Goa CM Parrikar loses long battle to cancer (2nd Lead)

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away at his private residence here on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63.... read..
 

Parrikar's last rites in Panaji on Monday evening (Lead)

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
The mortal remains of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who died on Sunday following a protracted battle will cancer, will be cremated here on Monday evening, an official statement said.... read..
 

A paradox called Parrikar, India's first IITian CM (Obituary)

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
It will take a while for Goans to come to terms with the fact that 63-year-old Chief Minister and former Defence Minister Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar died on Sunday after a protracted battle with pancreatic cancer for over a year.... read..
 

Parrikar's last rites to be held on Monday evening

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The mortal remains of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who died on Sunday following a protracted battle will cancer, will be cremated here on Monday evening, an official statement said.... read..
 

Parrikar stable now, not on life-support: Ministers

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health condition has been fluctuating for several days and had only briefly worsened on Saturday morning, Union Minister Shripad Naik said.... read..
 

Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
On a day when reports suggest that ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's condition has worsened, the Congress in Goa in a letter to Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Saturday staked claim to form government in the coastal state.... read..
 

Congress stakes claim to form govt in Goa (Lead)

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST
On a day when reports suggested that ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's condition has worsened, the Congress in Goa on Saturday staked claim to form the government in the coastal state.... read..
 

Parrikar's condition stable, says former BJP MLA

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
A former BJP MLA on Saturday confirmed that ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health was stable amid reports that his condition had worsened.... read..
 

Doctors not hopeful of Parrikar recovery: Deputy Speaker

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Doctors examining ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar aren't saying he will recover, Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said on Saturday.... read..
 

Goa mining dependents protest, slam government

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Over 2,000 people who depend on mining in Goa on Thursday staged a protest march near Panaji, accusing the government of not taking up the issue of resuming work at the mines seriously.... read..
 

Goa Minister begins Lok Sabha election campaign

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
Shripad Naik, the Union Minister of State for AYUSH and a four-time MP from the North Goa parliamentary seat, on Thursday formally began his campaign for the coming Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Ailing Parrikar guiding force for poll campaign: BJP

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will continue to be the guiding force behind the Goa BJP's campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and Assembly bypolls, party spokesperson Nilesh Cabral said on Thursday.... read..
 

Four foreigners held in Goa for house break-in

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Four Georgian nationals were arrested by the Goa Police for breaking into a house in the coastal village of Siolim and stealing cash and valuables to the tune of Rs 6 lakh, an official said on Thursday.... read..
 

Goa CEO seeks response over mass police transfers

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:09 PM IST
The Chief Electoral Officer of Goa on Wednesday directed the state DGP and the Home department to verify and file responses to a complaint by a lawyer, who alleged malpractice in a mass transfer of police personnel across ranks, days before the model code... read..
 

4 injured as Goa bridge scaffolding collapses

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Four persons were injured after a scaffolding erected for the construction of a major bridge in Goa across the Zuari river collapsed on Wednesday, an official said.... read..
 

Will 'Hindu' parties impact BJP in Goa? (Dangal 2019)

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
The thunder of all the bombs dropped by the IAF on Balakot may not politically echo in the BJP's favour in Goa where it appears to be caught between a rock, a hard place and a granite slab ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and three Assembly by-polls - as ... read..
 

4 hurt as Goa bridge scaffolding collapses (Lead)

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Four persons were injured after a scaffolding erected for the construction of a major bridge in Goa across the Zuari river collapsed on Wednesday, an official said.... read..
 

Goa gets 7th offshore casino, Congress slams move

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Wednesday slammed the BJP-led coalition government in Goa for allowing a seventh offshore casino vessel, Essel Group's "Big Daddy", in the Mandovi river off Panaji, alleging a nexus between the casino industry and the ruling party.... read..
 

MCC: Goa government website displays CM's picture

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
With the model code of conduct coming into force, the government websites have removed pictures of the Prime Minister and other Union ministers, but the Goa government website is yet to comply with the rule.... read..
 

Petition against me a Congress ploy: Parrikar's son

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's son Abhijat, accused of committing illegalities in the construction of an eco-tourism project in a petition, on Tuesday told the Panaji bench of Bombay High Court that the petition is political in nature and masterminded ... read..
 

Probe ordered into fake news on NRI vote

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The state poll authority on Tuesday directed the police to probe fake news circulating on social media, which claims overseas voters are eligible to vote online for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and by-elections for three Assembly seats, an official st... read..
 

To clean Goa beaches, this 'waste-bar' exchanges cigarette butts, used straws for beer (IANS Special Series)

Panaji |Sunday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
You could be fined Rs 2,000 for drinking beer on a Goa beach, but thanks to an innovative green initiative, 10 beer bottle caps or 20 used cigarette butts can fetch you a beer in Goa, if you exchange them at a pop-up waste-bar. The idea is to engage beach... read..
 
 
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