Exclusive: Corruption is the biggest problem for the nation, says Parrikar

Corruption is the biggest problem, it is eating away the fabric of the nation and corruption in defence deals is tantamount to treason, says Manohar Parrikar in an exclusive interview with Zee media.

I am ready for the challenge, says Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar said he is ready for the challenge and dismissed suggestions that he has no prior experience in the central government.

Manohar Parrikar to resign as Goa CM tomorrow

Manohar Parrikar said he will resign as Goa chief minister on Saturday, paving the way for his induction into the Narendra Modi cabinet as defence minister on Sunday.

Modi Cabinet expansion: Who's in the list

Ahead of the plan for reshuffle of the Union Cabinet, speculations are running high on Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to take over as the Defence Minister, said sources on Wednesday.

PM Modi meets President Pranab amid speculation of Cabinet reshuffle

Amid speculation over Cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met President Pranab Mukherjee.

`Blackmailing` activists targetting VIPs, high court judge: Goa CM

Some activists with "highly questionable" motives are "blackmailing and witch-hunting" people in high places and are levelling false allegations against a high court judge, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Goa legislative assembly Monday.

Pre-audit of foreign junkets in Goa

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said the state government will have a pre-audit of expenses of the official junkets abroad in future.

Avoid controversial remarks, Parrikar tells ministers

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has asked all his ministers not to answer tricky questions and avoid controversial remarks.

Goa CM assures crackdown on foreigners selling drugs

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar Tuesday promised a crackdown on foreigners illegally staying or carrying out businesses, especially in narcotics, in the state.

Rape comments were not insensitive, but misquoted: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday said his comments in the media on women and rape were misquoted and there was no insensitivity in his remarks.

While commenting on red tape, Parrikar wades into potential controversy

While talking about the red tape faced by those who want to start a new factory, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar recounted a potentially controversial remark during a speech over the week-end.

Goa CM`s rape remark `insensitive`, says women`s group

Goa`s leading women`s rights group has termed Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar "arrogant and insensitive towards women" after he publicly suggested that entrepreneurs starting an industrial unit suffered an ordeal worse than that experienced by a raped woman.

Don`t expect miracles from Modi govt so early: Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said people should not expect miracles from the Narendra Modi-led government just at the beginning of its tenure.

No central role for me, says Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, who is known to be a part of the Narendra Modi camp in the BJP, Wednesday ruled out a stint in the central government if the party is voted to power.

Anti-women activities stalled Muthalik`s entry in BJP: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik`s entry into the party was stalled because of his alleged "anti women and violent activities."

Anti-women activities stalled Muthalik`s entry in BJP: Goa CM

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar said Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik`s entry into the party was stalled because of his alleged "anti women and violent activities."

Russian music fest cancelled over law and order issue: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday justified state government`s action of the last minute cancellation of the Indo-Russian musical event stating that the event could have led to law and order problems.

Don`t want to call myself IITian CM: Parrikar taunts Kejriwal

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday termed as "nautanki" (drama) the street protest steered by his Delhi counterpart and former IITian Arvind Kejriwal and insinuated that the episode has dented prestige of the profession.

Will become PM if you make me, Manohar Parrikar tells media

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday said he will become the prime minister if the media made him so.

Tejpal`s claim of consensual act could not be true: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has lashed out at Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal over the charge of a girl`s sexual abuse, alleging that the claim the act was consensual could not be true.