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Air-conditioned jackets for the Indian Special Forces soon, says Manohar Parrirkar

Air-conditioned jackets for the Indian Special Forces soon, says Manohar Parrirkar

Former Defence Minister and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that trials for introducing air-conditioned jackets for the Indian Special Forces soldiers are on. 

Aug 20, 2017, 09:00 AM IST
My health is perfect, vested interests spreading rumours: Parrikar

My health is perfect, vested interests spreading rumours: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that vested interests were spreading rumours about his health, ahead of the August 23 by-polls. He also said that an angioplasty procedure, which he underwent recently to treat a minor block, was being blown out of proportion.

Aug 20, 2017, 08:33 AM IST

Won't leave state politics again: Parrikar

"There is no question of me quitting state politics again. I have been sent to run the state government. And the government is running smoothly," Parrikar told reporters here.

May 11, 2017, 22:56 PM IST
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.

Mar 17, 2017, 00:05 AM IST

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.

Mar 16, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
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.

Mar 14, 2017, 20:30 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar becomes Goa CM for 4th time - Check who all became ministers in 'Parrikar Cabinet'

Manohar Parrikar becomes Goa CM for 4th time - Check who all became ministers in 'Parrikar Cabinet'

Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday took oath as Goa CM. 

Mar 14, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
HEARTWARMING! When Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar personally got down from his car to help woman injured in road accident

HEARTWARMING! When Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar personally got down from his car to help woman injured in road accident

The woman, who suffered minor bruises in the mishap, was later taken to Goa Medical College and Hospital in one of the escort jeeps of the CM's carcade.

Nov 17, 2016, 14:06 PM IST
 Laxmikant Parsekar defends Defence Minister Parrikar's visits to Goa

Laxmikant Parsekar defends Defence Minister Parrikar's visits to Goa

"There are some political opponents who raise questions about his visits to Goa. He is the Defence Minister of the entire nation. Goa is part of India. 

Oct 11, 2016, 15:00 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar doing a wonderful job cleaning up terrorism: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar

Manohar Parrikar doing a wonderful job cleaning up terrorism: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is doing a wonderful job cleaning up terrorism, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said while paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi and lauding the state government's mission to clean Goa.

Oct 02, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

AAP wants Goa CM to come clean on reinstating tainted brother-in-law

Accusing Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar of going back on his promise of "zero tolerance to corruption", the AAP on Tuesday threatened to picket his official residence unless he comes clean on the reinstatement of his tainted brother-in-law.

Jun 14, 2016, 20:37 PM IST
Ex-army officer's son linked to 2008 terror incidents: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar

Ex-army officer's son linked to 2008 terror incidents: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar

 In a significant disclosure, Goa Police have said that 45-year-old chartered accountant Samir Sardana, a former army officer's son who was arrested by the state anti-terrorism squad (ATS), is allegedly linked to the 2008 terror incidents in India.

Mar 21, 2016, 17:31 PM IST

Jaitley's budget mirrors Parrikar's thought processes: Goa CM

The 2016-17 general budget presented in the Lok Sabha on Monday mirrored the thought processes of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said.

Mar 01, 2016, 00:00 AM IST

Unfairly attacked on coconut palm, vermin issues: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday accused the opposition and the media of unfairly attacking his coalition government over de-recognition of coconut palm as tree and on wild animals that destroyed crops.

Feb 25, 2016, 00:47 AM IST

Brother-in-law of Goa CM held for accepting Rs 1 lakh bribe

A Goa government official, who is also a close relative of Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, has been arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs one lakh, police said on Wednesday.

Aug 19, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Louis Berger bribery case: Court to decide former Goa CM's pre-arrest bail plea on Wednesday

A local court will on Wednesday pronounce order on the anticipatory bail application of the former Chief Minister of Goa Digambar Kamat in the Louis Berger bribery case.

Aug 18, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

Fabindia can't be blamed for mischief of employees: Goa CM

Coming to the defence of Fabindia in the hidden camera episode, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday said the company cannot be blamed for the mischief played by some of its employees at its store, where Union Minister Smriti Irani spotted a camera focusing at the trial room.

Apr 06, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

Goa CM ducks queries on dropping convicted minister

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Thursday dodged questions about removing a minister, whose conviction was upheld by the Supreme Court earlier this week.

Apr 02, 2015, 21:46 PM IST
Dropping Gandhi Jayanti as holiday could be act of 'mischief' or 'typing mistake', says Goa CM

Dropping Gandhi Jayanti as holiday could be act of 'mischief' or 'typing mistake', says Goa CM

Controversy erupted over scrapping by Goa government of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 from the list of public holidays but Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar later said it could be an act of "mischief" or a "typing mistake".

Mar 15, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

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 med

Nov 07, 2014, 16:27 PM IST