Goa Chief Minister

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 will be India's first beggar-free state: CM Manohar Parrikar

Goa will be India's first beggar-free state: CM Manohar Parrikar

Goa will strive to become India`s first beggar-free state, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said in his budget speech on Friday.

Mar 24, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
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.

Mar 13, 2017, 11:55 AM IST
Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar's pool picture goes viral

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar's pool picture goes viral

 An uncharacteristically flamboyant photograph of Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar baring his upper torso in a forest resort pool has gone viral on social media.

Feb 24, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Print journalism lot more responsible than TV journalism: Parrikar

Print journalism lot more responsible than TV journalism: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar says Print journalism is a lot more responsible than TV journalism.

Jul 09, 2016, 16:11 PM IST
When PM Narendra Modi asked Goa CM about Arvind Kejriwal’s rally in coastal state

When PM Narendra Modi asked Goa CM about Arvind Kejriwal’s rally in coastal state

The Goa CM was in the national capital recently where he met PM Modi.

Jun 15, 2016, 15:09 PM IST
Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar not in favour of early elections in Goa

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar not in favour of early elections in Goa

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday said that he is not in favour of early election in the coastal state.

Jun 06, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

'Louis Berger case showed no one infallible in Goa'

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday said that the Louis Berger bribery case has proved that no one, even a former chief minister, is infallible in the state.

Aug 15, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Govt wants mining to restart from October: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said the government will issue directions to mine operators in the state to resume operations.

Aug 11, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

Mining in Goa to resume in October: CM

Mining may resume in Goa in October after a gap of nearly three years, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar told the legislative assembly on Wednesday.

Jul 29, 2015, 13:49 PM IST

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.

Jul 20, 2015, 11:55 AM IST

Nothing wrong with Maggi in Goa: CM Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday said Maggi was safe for consumption, and tests conducted on the instant noodles turned out to be negative.

Jun 03, 2015, 22:04 PM IST

Goa CM has 'sympathy' for on-the-run convicted former minister

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Saturday on-the-run former cabinet minister Francisco Pacheco was "acting crazy" by evading arrest but added that he sympathised with the convicted minister.

May 30, 2015, 15:18 PM IST

Don't protest in sun because 'it will make you dark': Goa CM to nurses

In a remark that could land him in trouble, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday allegedly advised the agitating nurses that they should not stage hunger strike in the sun because it wi

Apr 01, 2015, 12:19 PM IST
Goa CM Parsekar asks nurses not to protest in sun because 'it will make you dark'

Goa CM Parsekar asks nurses not to protest in sun because 'it will make you dark'

In a remark that could land him in trouble, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday allegedly advised the agitating nurses that they should not stage hunger strike in the sun because it will make them 'dark' and 'ruin their marital prospects'.

Apr 01, 2015, 09:11 AM IST

Beef essential food for Goa's minorities: CM

 Asserting that beef is an essential part of the diet of the minority community, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday asked animal rights activists to tone down their agitation against beef imported from neighbouring states,

Mar 27, 2015, 20:02 PM IST
Goa CM implores against communally sensitive comments

Goa CM implores against communally sensitive comments

No one should make statements which can disturb the communal harmony in Goa said Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, even as the VHP Friday commented that it would make efforts to re-convert Goan Christians to Hinduism.

Feb 28, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

Goa to seek faster environment clearance for mining leases

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar will request the Centre to expedite environment clearances for mining leases in the state.

Feb 06, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

'Natarajan-Gandhi tussle delayed mining resumption in Goa'

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar Friday said that the Natarajan-Gandhi tussle could have resulted in the prolonged delay in resolving Goa`s iron ore mining sector crisis.

Jan 30, 2015, 15:18 PM IST

RTI should be appreciated: Goa CM

Despite allegations that the Right to Information (RTI) Act was being misused for extortion and harassment, the law should be appreciated in a big way, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said Monday.

Jan 12, 2015, 14:49 PM IST