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BJP solely responsible for political crisis in Goa: Shiv Sena

BJP solely responsible for political crisis in Goa: Shiv Sena

The Sena alleged that the BJP's ruling allies -- Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and Goa Forward Party (GFP) -- were trying to destabilise the government, as leaders of these parties were vying

Sep 19, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Have numbers to form government in Goa, claims Congress

Have numbers to form government in Goa, claims Congress

The opposition Congress in Goa on Wednesday claimed that it had the support of over 21 legislators in the 40-member Assembly, giving it enough strength to form the government in the state.

Sep 19, 2018, 11:34 AM IST
Goa Assembly number game: BJP vs Congress

Goa Assembly number game: BJP vs Congress

The Congress approached the Governor on Tuesday claiming that it has the numbers on its side in the 40-member Assembly.

Sep 18, 2018, 13:25 PM IST
Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa as CM Manohar Parrikar undergoes treatment at AIIMS

Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa as CM Manohar Parrikar undergoes treatment at AIIMS

The Congress along with its 14 MLAs, submitted a letter at Raj Bhavan.

Sep 17, 2018, 14:37 PM IST
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar shifted to Delhi AIIMS for treatment

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar shifted to Delhi AIIMS for treatment

Parrikar had returned from the US in the first week of September following which he was admitted to the hospital at Candolim.

Sep 15, 2018, 15:33 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar to be flown to Delhi for treatment at AIIMS; will Goa get a new Chief Minister?

Manohar Parrikar to be flown to Delhi for treatment at AIIMS; will Goa get a new Chief Minister?

The 62-year-old Parrikar is currently undergoing treatment for a pancreatic ailment at a private hospital at Candolim in North Goa.

Sep 15, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
Manohar Parrikar likely to continue as Goa CM for now, 'exact arrangement' expected by next week

Manohar Parrikar likely to continue as Goa CM for now, 'exact arrangement' expected by next week

Parrikar, who returned from the US after medical check-up on September 7, was admitted to a private hospital at Candolim in North Goa district Thursday evening.

Sep 15, 2018, 05:52 AM IST
Manohar Parrikar admitted in hospital, informs Goa deputy speaker

Manohar Parrikar admitted in hospital, informs Goa deputy speaker

Parrikar has been in and out of hospitals and was also in the United States for three months for a pancratic ailment.

Sep 13, 2018, 19:29 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar struggling with allies, may dissolve Goa Assembly, alleges state Congress leader Girish R. Chodankar

Manohar Parrikar struggling with allies, may dissolve Goa Assembly, alleges state Congress leader Girish R. Chodankar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar may recommend dissolution of the Assembly, alleged Goa Congress leader Girish R. Chodankar on Wednesday.

Sep 13, 2018, 10:56 AM IST
Congress seeks President rule in Goa after 'turmoil' due to health of CM, two ministers

Congress seeks President rule in Goa after 'turmoil' due to health of CM, two ministers

Apart from Parrikar, Goa's power minister Pandurang Madkaikar and urban development minister Francis D'Souza have also been unwell. 

Sep 03, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
All 8,000 candidates fail exam for accountant's posts in Goa

All 8,000 candidates fail exam for accountant's posts in Goa

The five-hour examination included a 100 marks paper on English, general knowledge and accounts-related questions.

Aug 22, 2018, 12:01 PM IST
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in rivers in Goa on August 24

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in rivers in Goa on August 24

The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee would be immersed in the Mandovi and Zuari rivers of Goa on August 24, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) official said on Tuesday.

Aug 21, 2018, 14:26 PM IST
Goa may face same fate as flood-hit Kerala, warns ecologist Madhav Gadgil who 'predicted' southern state disaster in 2011

Goa may face same fate as flood-hit Kerala, warns ecologist Madhav Gadgil who 'predicted' southern state disaster in 2011

According to the ecologist, Goa is witnessing activities which are driven by greed for unlimited profits.

Aug 19, 2018, 22:32 PM IST
Indian tourists think Goa beaches unsafe at night, foreigners differ

Indian tourists think Goa beaches unsafe at night, foreigners differ

Goa is one of the top beach tourism destinations in the country and attracts nearly seven million tourists.

Aug 16, 2018, 12:38 PM IST
Kiki challenge is foolish, quit smoking and drinking: Goa Police

Kiki challenge is foolish, quit smoking and drinking: Goa Police

Terming celebs who take the Kiki Challenge as crazy, Goa Police has urged people at large to take up challenges that make a positive difference to lives.

Aug 05, 2018, 08:09 AM IST
Open meat complex as there are large number of beaf eaters in Goa: BJP MLA  Michael Lobo

Open meat complex as there are large number of beaf eaters in Goa: BJP MLA Michael Lobo

BJP MLA Michael Lobo made these remarks in the Goa Assembly on Wednesday.

Jul 26, 2018, 14:17 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi winked like a loafer: BJP's Goa spokesperson in party press note

Rahul Gandhi winked like a loafer: BJP's Goa spokesperson in party press note

Rahul Gandhi had hugged PM Modi in a surprise move after his speech during the no-confidence motion debate last week. He had then returned to his seat and winked at his party colleagues.

Jul 23, 2018, 20:35 PM IST
Beer on the beach? Goa ready to dampen high spirits with hefty fines

Beer on the beach? Goa ready to dampen high spirits with hefty fines

CM Manohar Parrikar has said his government is set to impose heavy penalties on those found guilty of alcohol consumption in public.

Jul 17, 2018, 06:46 AM IST
Drinking in public places in Goa to attract hefty fine

Drinking in public places in Goa to attract hefty fine

Parrikar also lashed out at the citizens who dump flowers by wrapping them in plastic in the Mandovi river after offering them to God.

Jul 17, 2018, 00:16 AM IST
People from across India gave me strength to face trying times: Manohar Parrikar

People from across India gave me strength to face trying times: Manohar Parrikar

I am a very optimistic person. I am not pessimistic. If I decide something then I have a strong will, said Manohar Parrikar.

Jul 14, 2018, 16:07 PM IST