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'Goa legislators get salaries because of casinos'

Goa legislators get their salaries because of revenues earned by the state from the casino industry, ruling BJP legislator Kiran Kandolkar said on Wednesday, triggering an uproar in the assembly.

Modi Cabinet expansion: BJP asks Parrikar to accept 'any responsibility' given

Modi Cabinet expansion: BJP asks Parrikar to accept 'any responsibility' given

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, whose induction in the cabinet seems very much likely, said on Thursday that he has not been approached by the Prime Minister yet but didn't deny any possibility of him getting a cabinet berth.

Amid reports on Cabinet rank, Goa CM Parrikar to meet MLAs

Amid reports that he may join the union cabinet, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is meeting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators here Thursday.

Junior leaders in Goa BJP air grievances about Parrikar govt

The second-rung leaders of Goa BJP on Friday expressed their displeasure over functioning of the state government at the party's state executive meeting here.

Goa government faces flak over tourism junkets

The Goa BJP government faced criticism from all sections after documents tabled in the state assembly here revealed Rs 13.24 crore were spent on tourism junkets in the state, since the party came to power in 2012.

Four Goa MLAs asked to reimburse Brazil tour ticket amount

Goa government has asked its four MLAs, including a cabinet minister, to reimburse the money spent on booking tickets to Brazil to watch the football World Cup, even as the legislators left for the South American country to witness the ongoing mega sporting event.

Goa CM Parrikar slams Tendulkar to justify MLAs` Brazil junket

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has slammed Bharat Ratna awardee Sachin Tendulkar to justify a Rs 89 lakh junket for six legislators, including three ministers, to witness the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Nine Goa MLAs break traffic rules

At least nine legislators violated traffic rules Friday when they drew to the State Legislative Assembly complex from the highway without wearing helmets, and one of the bikes did not even have a number plate.

Goa MLAs to get Rs 50 lakh each for development work

Each of the 40 legislators in
Goa will get Rs 50 lakh for the development of their
constituencies as a part of Golden Jubilee Package, Chief
Minister Digamber Kamat said today.