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Goa govt scraps scheme giving free voice calls, data to youth

The scheme was launched by former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar last year in December, under which nearly 32,000 people availed the benefit so far.

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.

Goa government convenes special session of state Assembly on Feb 28

Goa government has conveyed a one day special session of state Legislative Assembly on February 28 which would be addressed by Governor Mridula Sinha.

 

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.

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar​'s pool pic goes viral - Check it out here

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar​'s pool pic goes viral - Check it out here

The image of Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar staring contemplatively into emptiness, from the infinity swimming pool was uploaded via the Chief Minister`s official Facebook account.

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar rules out possibility of dissolution of assembly

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today ruled the possibility of dissolving the State Legislative Assembly and said the present government would continue to function ahead of the counting on March 11.

Goa CM rules out possibility of dissolution of assembly

Goa CM rules out possibility of dissolution of assembly

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today ruled the possibility of dissolving the State Legislative Assembly and said the present government would continue to function ahead of the counting on March 11.

Assembly elections: Punjab at brisk 48 per cent till 2:30 pm, Goa touches 53 per cent in six hours

Assembly elections: Punjab at brisk 48 per cent till 2:30 pm, Goa touches 53 per cent in six hours

Punjab witnessed a voter turnout of 48 percent till 2: 30 pm, while Goa progressed at a steady pace by recording 53 per cent till 1 pm.

Will win with ''complete and comfortable'' majority: Goa CM Parsekar

Will win with ''complete and comfortable'' majority: Goa CM Parsekar

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win with complete and comfortable majority.

Assembly elections 2017: Campaigning in Punjab, Goa to end today; voting on Saturday

Assembly elections 2017: Campaigning in Punjab, Goa to end today; voting on Saturday

The campaigning for the Assembly elections in Punjab and Goa will come to an end on Thursday.

BJP eyes Goa without CM face, shuns emotive issues, focuses growth

Incumbent CM Laxmikant Parsekar is faced with persistent speculation that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will be brought back to Goa to take over the reins.

Will Goans opt for AAP in Goa Elections 2017?

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be trying its luck in the upcoming Goa Assembly elections 2017. The new entrant in the Goa political arena has been working since last year with a door-to-door campaign called 'Jhadu Yatra' to boost its chances in the Assembly polls.

'Undercurrent' in Goa in its favour, claims AAP

Aam Aadmi Party claims there is a "strong under current" in its favour even if voters are hesitant to come out openly in its support.

Goa polls: BJP promises solution to roadside liquor vends hit by Supreme Court ban

The Goa BJP promised to examine ways and means to protection to nearly 2,500 licenced bars and liquor outlets in the state.

Goa BJP will have poll problem without RSS backing: Digvijay Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party will face a problem in Goa assembly elections because of the party`s differences with the RSS.

Goa polls: Sixty nominees file nomination papers

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar was among 60 candidates who filed their nomination papers for next month's Assembly Elections for various constituencies.

Goa polls: BJP to announce second list of candidates tomorrow

The BJP will announce the second list of its candidates for upcoming Goa Legislative Assembly election on Saturday, state party president Vinay Tendulkar said.

Goa assembly election: BJP announces names of candidates for 29 seats

Refraining from projecting Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar as its chief ministerial candidate in the Goa Assembly polls, BJP today announced the names of candidates for 29 seats, including 17 sitting MLAs.

Portugese PM in Goa, to visit his ancestral home

As he visited the land of his ancestors, Portugese Prime Minister Antonio Costa was on Wednesday accorded a warm welcome in Goa, with Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar terming it as a "proud" moment for the people of the state.

Portuguese PM to skip beaches, packed schedule in Goa

Portuguese PM to skip beaches, packed schedule in Goa

Goa was ruled by Portugal for 451 years before she was liberated by the Indian Army in 1961.