Louis Berger case: Goa crime branch questions former CM Kamat

Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat is being questioned by the state's crime branch in connection with the US firm Louis Berger bribery case.

Manohar Parrikar assures Centre's help to expose scams in Goa, terms Berger bribery case "tip of the iceberg"
Manohar Parrikar assures Centre's help to expose scams in Goa, terms Berger bribery case "tip of the iceberg"

Terming the Louis Berger bribery case as just the "tip of the iceberg", Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said the Centre will extend all possible assistance to expose the "scams" during Congress rule in Goa.

Will get centre's help to nail Goa Congress scams: Parrikar

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has promised assistance from the central government to help nail scams of the erstwhile Congress-led coalition government in Goa.

Digvijay defends Digamber Kamat in Louis bribery case

Congress on Saturday stood by former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case, saying there is no question of his involvement the scam.

Goa: Congress seeks status of JICA project

Even as former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat is to be questioned on Wednesday by Crime Branch in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case, Congress on Wednesday sought to know the details about the "JICA case" which is currently in the news.

Louis Berger probe: Former Goa CM appears before crime branch
Louis Berger probe: Former Goa CM appears before crime branch

Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat on Wednesday appeared before the state police crime branch in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case.

'Manohar Parrikar may have revealed names in Louis Berger case'

BJP legislator Subhash Phaldesai has claimed that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar might have revealed to investigators the names of two ministers allegedly involved in the USD 976,630 Louis Berger international bribery scam.

Bribery case: BJP demands CBI probe, Kamat denies wrongdoing

The ruling BJP in Goa on Monday sought a CBI probe into the bribery case involving a US firm even as former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, who headed the Congress government in the state when the alleged pay off was made, denied intervention of any of his ministers in clearing the project in question.

US bribery case: Ex-Goa CM Kamat rules out involvement of his ministers

Former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, who headed the government during the alleged bribery case involving a US firm in 2009, has ruled out involvement of any of his ministers.

Crime Branch to probe Louis Berger bribe case: Goa CM
Crime Branch to probe Louis Berger bribe case: Goa CM

The Crime Branch of the Goa Police would conduct an initial probe into the alleged payment of $976,630 in bribes to a state minister and officials by an international consultancy firm, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Monday.

US bribery case: Parrikar, Goa CM seek CBI probe

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his predecessor and Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Sunday sought a CBI probe into the alleged bribery case involving a US firm to win a contract for a water development scheme in the state when the Congress government was in power.

SIT for closure of 2 illegal mining cases involving ex-Goa CM

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa Police probing cases of illegal mining in the state, has recommended closure of two of the fifteen such cases for "lack of evidence".

Voyeurism case could malign Goa's image: Former CM

 Former Chief Minister of Goa Digambar Kamat said the voyeurism case, filed against four employees of a leading apparel store after HRD minister Smriti Irani spotted a hidden camera in the store's trial room in Goa's Candolim, could malign the state's image.

`Digambar Kamat will be arrested in illegal mining case`

Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat will "sooner or later" be "arrested" in connection with a Rs.35,000 crore mining scam in the state, BJP vice president Wilfred Misquita said Friday.

Complaint against imposters posing as former Goa CM

Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat has lodged a police complaint against some imposters who are calling up senior Congress leaders in his name and seeking money for "personal emergencies".

Goa Congress heading for implosion?

The heat generated by the ongoing Supreme Court trial in the Rs. 35,000-crore illegal mining scam may just trigger an implosion within the Congress in Goa.

Goa mining scam: Two Congress ex-CMs named in FIR

Goa`s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday filed an FIR against two former Congress Chief Ministers Digambar Kamat and Pratapsingh Rane.

Manohar Parrikar calls Digambar Kamat his `guru`

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday paid a compliment to Congress leader and former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, calling him his "guru".

Former Goa CM, cabinet minister involved in mining scam: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that a former Congress chief minister and a cabinet minister were involved in illegal mining.

Goa Speaker accepts PAC report on illegal mining

The controversial PAC report of Goa Assembly on illegal mining has been accepted by Speaker Rajendra Arlekar after it had been junked by his predecessor Pratapsingh Rane.