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Goa CM wants a sightseeing tour for BRICS First Ladies

The BRICS summit is scheduled to be held in October in South Goa and the Chief Minister has lobbied for an opportunity to host a state dinner for the dignitaries.

Goa CM promises health scheme, assures no compromise on Mhadei

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday promised to implement the universal health scheme in the state soon and also assured that there will be no compromise in the state`s interest in the ongoing Mhadei interstate water dispute.

Goa CM assures impartial probe into graft charge against IGP

A local businessman on Thursday accused Garg of demanding and accepting Rs 5.5 lakh in bribe for registering a First Information Report in a cheating case.
 

Yoga to be introduced in primary schools in Goa

Yoga to be introduced in primary schools in Goa

Yoga would be taught in primary schools in Goa, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday told the Legislative Assembly.

Drugs sold outside educational institutes, need to tackle it: Goa CM Laxmikant ​Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said he has asked police to be strict in dealing with the drug menace.

Hardly a penny spent on my numerous visit to Delhi: Goa CM Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday said that hardly a penny is spent on his numerous visits to Delhi.

AAP volunteers hold sit-in outside Secretariat

AAP Goa volunteers today held a sit-in outside the State Secretariat after they were denied meeting with Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar.

Can't shift casino vessels from river Mandovi abruptly: CM

He was responding to query on protest against casino Delt in Caravela.

Locals protest anchoring of casino vessel in Mandovi river

 A group of locals today protested against the anchoring of an offshore casino vessel near Chorao's Salim Ali wildlife sanctuary, a protected bird habitat, near here.

Parsekar may lead BJP in Goa Assembly polls: Parrikar

Parsekar may lead BJP in Goa Assembly polls: Parrikar

"Now it is the responsibility of Parsekar to get the party elected again," Parrikar said, referring to current CM Laxmikant Parsekar

'It was like a bomb dropped on me': Parrikar's reaction when PM Modi asked him to join Union Cabinet

Manohar Parrikar was elevated as defence minister in November 2014.

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar defends graft-tainted brother-in-law

Dilip Malvankar was arrested by the anti-corruption bureau in an alleged graft case.

People like Arvind Kejriwal as he sensationalises issues: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said AAP founder-convenor was not his "ideal" by any standards.

Kejriwal chides Goa CM over tainted relative

Kejriwal chides Goa CM over tainted relative

In August last year, Dilip Malvankar, a field officer at the government-run Goa Industrial Development Corp and Parsekar`s brother-in law, was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau while accepting a Rs 1 lakh bribe to facilitate allocation of an industrial plot in Tuem village, 35 km from Panaji.
 

Goa RSS chief resigns from committee set up for CM's birthday

Goa RSS chief resigns from committee set up for CM's birthday

Subhash Velingkar said that many people were angry with him for being a part of this committee

Locals, tourists trying to make drug-peddling a business: Goa CM

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar appealed to children to act as 'informants' of state police to help in curbing anti-social activities.

Goa CM Parsekar says he paid 'bribe' for land document 38 years back

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said he paid "bribe" to get a land document from district administration about 38 years back, citing the incident to explain the need for SMS-based mutation facility.

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.

No question arises to ask Ramesh Tawadkar to step down: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar

Opposition Congress, AAP and Goa Forward have been demanding resignation of Tawadkar.  

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.