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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.

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.

As Sushma assures safety to African nationals, CM Laxmikant Parsekar says Goans annoyed with Nigerians

As Sushma assures safety to African nationals, CM Laxmikant Parsekar says Goans annoyed with Nigerians

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar said that he was getting complaints against Nigerians on many occasions from locals.

Trouble brews between BJP, RSS in Goa – Know the reason

Trouble brews between BJP, RSS in Goa – Know the reason

RSS state unit chief Subhash ​Velingkar had launched a vicious attack on Defence Minister and former Manohar Parrikar over the issue.

Laxmikant Parsekar not in favour of early Goa polls

Panaji, Apr 27 (PTI) Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar is not in favour of early state Assembly polls and wishes to continue the alliance with Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) during the elections.

Goa Congress slams CM for 'invest in state' call to defence equipment manufacturing units

Goa Congress today condemned Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar's statement welcoming defence equipment manufacturing units in the state, arguing that it would cause severe pollution and stress the existing infrastructure.

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.