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Goa CM Parrikar asks police to crack down on drugs, late night parties

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said he has asked the police department to crack the whip on the drug trade and late night parties in the state.

Oppn presses for early debate on role of Governors in Goa, Manipur
Oppn presses for early debate on role of Governors in Goa, Manipur

Opposition Congress on Monday pressed for expeditiously taking up of its substantive motion on the conduct of the Governors of Goa and Manipur in not calling the single largest party to form government after the assembly elections.

What Arvind Kejriwal told AAP volunteers demoralised after party's poor show in Punjab, Goa elections
What Arvind Kejriwal told AAP volunteers demoralised after party's poor show in Punjab, Goa elections

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday sought to give a pep talk to AAP's volunteers demoralised after his party's poor show in the Punjab and Goa elections and asked them to gear up for upcoming MCD polls.

No delay in electing CLP leader in Goa: Digvijaya Singh
No delay in electing CLP leader in Goa: Digvijaya Singh

Claiming that there was no delay in electing the Congress Legislature Party leader.

Another blow for Goa Congress, Savio Rodrigues resigns, blames top brass for wasting mandate
Another blow for Goa Congress, Savio Rodrigues resigns, blames top brass for wasting mandate

Manohar Parrikar on Thursday won the critical trust vote in the legislature, with 22 MLAs backing his government and the Congress getting the support of 16 legislators.

What Digvijay Singh has to say on Congress' loss in Goa, Vishajit Rane
What Digvijay Singh has to say on Congress' loss in Goa, Vishajit Rane

Digvijay Singh, who is under fire for not being able to form a Congress government in Goa, on Friday defended himself saying the alliance with the GFP was “sabotaged by our own leaders”.

Irish tourist was raped before murder in Goa: Forensic report

The 25-year-old Irish tourist, who was found dead at a South Goa beach village earlier this week, was raped before being murdered by a local history-sheeter, forensic examination has revealed, police said on Thursday.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar sails through floor trust; upset Congress MLA Vishwajit Rane quits party
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar sails through floor trust; upset Congress MLA Vishwajit Rane quits party

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday won the critical trust vote in the legislature, with 22 MLAs backing his government and the Congress getting the support of 16 legislators.

Hours after BJP wins trust vote, Congress MLA Vishwajit Rane quits party
Hours after BJP wins trust vote, Congress MLA Vishwajit Rane quits party

Congress MLA Vishwajit PratapSingh Rane was not present during the trust vote in Goa Assembly.

Manohar Parrikar: BJP's poster boy in Goa returns as CM

For Manohar Parrikar, who proved himself to be BJP's best bet in Goa by sewing up a coalition and proving its majority on the floor of Assembly, it is a homecoming and another stint as chief minister of the coastal state.

Manohar Parrikar wins Vote of confidence in Goa Assembly: Know how floor test is conducted
Manohar Parrikar wins Vote of confidence in Goa Assembly: Know how floor test is conducted

The BJP-led coalition of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar won the floor test as 22 MLAs supported it in Goa Assembly.

Irish woman death case: Accused remanded to 7-day police custody by Goa court
Irish woman death case: Accused remanded to 7-day police custody by Goa court

Accused Vikas Bhagat, arrested in Irish woman death, has been remanded to seven-day police custody by Canacona court in Goa.

Manohar Parrikar's BJP-led coalition wins floor test in Goa Assembly
Manohar Parrikar's BJP-led coalition wins floor test in Goa Assembly

The BJP has won 13 seats, four less than the Congress which bagged 17 seats in the 40-member House.

Congress MLAs blame party managers for Goa fiasco, seeks appointment with Rahul Gandhi
Congress MLAs blame party managers for Goa fiasco, seeks appointment with Rahul Gandhi

A section of Congress MLAs in Goa has sought appointment with the party vice-president Rahul Gandhi to apprise him about the "mismanagement" by senior leaders which they blame for the botched bid to capture power.

Goa floor test to be a smooth affair for Manohar Parrikar

The floor test for the BJP-led government in Goa, headed by Manohar Parrikar, is expected to be a smooth affair as the combine is confident of the numbers at its command.

Irish tourist found dead in south Goa; history-sheeter arrested for rape, murder
Irish tourist found dead in south Goa; history-sheeter arrested for rape, murder

Less than 24 hours after an Irish woman was found murdered in south Goa, police on Wednesday claimed to have cracked the case with the arrest of a history-sheeter, Vikas Bhagat.

Will quit if Rahul Gandhi doesn't respond: Congress MLA Rane on complaint about senior leadership

The Congress won 17 seats with the BJP finishing second in Goa with 13 seats.

Irish woman found dead near Canacona Beach in Goa
Irish woman found dead near Canacona Beach in Goa

In a shocking incident, a 28-year-old Irish woman was found dead near Canacona Beach in South Goa on Tuesday.

PM Narendra Modi extends best wishes to Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM
PM Narendra Modi extends best wishes to Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Manohar Parrikar after he was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Goa.

BJP confident of winning floor test in Goa Assembly

The BJP today welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to not stay the swearing-in of Manohar Parrikar as Goa Chief Minister, and claimed it will be able to prove majority on the floor of the House.

Governors of Goa, Manipur acting like 'agents' of BJP: Congress
Governors of Goa, Manipur acting like 'agents' of BJP: Congress

Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for allegedly influencing the decision of the Governors of Goa and Manipur in government formation of their respective states, the Congress has branded the development as 'unconstitutional'.

 

SC orders floor test in Goa on March 16; Cong alleges BJP of horse trading to reach majority nark
SC orders floor test in Goa on March 16; Cong alleges BJP of horse trading to reach majority nark

With the support of of regional outfits and Independents, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday is scheduled to be sworn in as the Goa Chief Minister.

After Holi hysteria, political frenzy expected in Goa
After Holi hysteria, political frenzy expected in Goa

The spirit of Monday`s Holi celebrations are expected to spill over onto Tuesday, with a series of colourful political developments poised to play out over the issue of government formation in the coastal state, which has thrown up a fractured mandate.

How Manohar Parrikar and the BJP got a fix on power in Goa
How Manohar Parrikar and the BJP got a fix on power in Goa

In a case of delicious political irony, Goa Forward MLA Vijai Sardesai, the man often referred to as a 'fixer' in public discourse by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, was the one who literally 'fixed' Parrikar's chief ministership.

Goa election results: Congress MLAs blame leadership for failure to form govt

A group of Congress legislators in Goa were "upset" and blamed the party's top leadership for the failure to form the government in the coastal state despite emerging as the single largest party in the assembly polls.

BJP 'stealing' elections in Goa, Manipur: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today accused the BJP of "stealing" elections in Goa and Manipur, saying a party which comes second has "no right" to form the government.

Manohar Parrikar resigns as Defence Minister, will take oath as Goa Chief Minister on Tuesday
Manohar Parrikar resigns as Defence Minister, will take oath as Goa Chief Minister on Tuesday

In a major development on Monday, Manohar Parrikar has resigned from the post of Defence Minister.

BJP starts jockeying for power in Goa, Manipur

Parrikar, currently the Defence Minister, was being sent back to the tiny coastal state after prospective allies made his return the pre-condition for support.