Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar says Rafale deal gives India edge over Pak, slams Antony for delay

Manohar Parrikar on Saturday accused former Defence Minister AK Antony of creating a "logjam" over the Rafale fighter jet deal.

Dec 10, 2017, 00:48 AM IST
Manohar Parrikar slams Congress for proximity to Adani, JSW steel

Manohar Parrikar slams Congress for proximity to Adani, JSW steel

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday accused the Congress of proximity to the Adani Group and JSW Steel, both of whom operate coal handling berths at the state`s only major port in Vasco.

Nov 15, 2017, 21:13 PM IST
Being Defence Minister a thankless job, surgical strike was highlight: Manohar Parrikar

Being Defence Minister a thankless job, surgical strike was highlight: Manohar Parrikar

Being a Defence Minister is "a thankless job", Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday and added that executing the "surgical strike" across the LoC was one of the highlights of his tenure as Defence Minister.

Nov 14, 2017, 20:58 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar tells schoolkids about his 'adult movie' experience

Manohar Parrikar tells schoolkids about his 'adult movie' experience

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday shared at a Children`s Day function here his experience of watching an "adult movie" in his youth.

Nov 14, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Demonetisation checked terror financing: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Demonetisation checked terror financing: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday that steps taken by PM Modi has helped in bringing terror financing under control.

Nov 07, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Every one thought AAP's CM candidate was my man: Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that in the run up to the February 2017 polls, there were apprehensions that AAP CM candidate was "planted" by him.

Nov 06, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
As defence minister, tried to work on issues faced by disabled jawans: Manohar Parrikar

As defence minister, tried to work on issues faced by disabled jawans: Manohar Parrikar

Former defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that during his tenure, he tried to address the problems faced by the soldiers disabled due to injuries received in the line of duty, but "what we did was nothing" as many issues were long-pending.

Nov 05, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
Ensured minimum life lost as Defence Minister, says Manohar Parrikar

Ensured minimum life lost as Defence Minister, says Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that when he held the portfolio of the Defence Minister, he made sure that minimum life was lost. 

Nov 05, 2017, 11:38 AM IST
Sardar Patel predicted India's wars, Dokalam in 1950: Manohar Parrikar

Sardar Patel predicted India's wars, Dokalam in 1950: Manohar Parrikar

India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel had predicted India's wars with China and Pakistan, fought over a decade later, in 1950, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

Nov 01, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

No state role in FIR against poet Vishnu Wagh for 'Sudhir Sukta': Manohar Parrikar

Under attack for allegedly targeting the author of a poetry anthology, "Sudhir Sukta", which is critical of Goa`s elite Gaud Saraswat Brahmin caste, and scrapping the state award for which it was shortlisted, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said his government had no role in the FIR filed against the poet.

Oct 20, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Goa to ban plastic from all government offices: Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar said he exhorted government officials to make Swachh Bharat a "personal agenda".

Oct 04, 2017, 14:51 PM IST

Parrikar wants plastic cups, plates shunned

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday urged Goans to shun plastic and disposable plates.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar calls for meet to discuss drowning, drug abuse cases

Manohar Parrikar calls for meet to discuss drowning, drug abuse cases

The state has recently witnessed three different incidents of drowning involving four persons including two youth from a Ahmedabad based institute.

Sep 10, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Goa government mulls banning swimming in sea after sunset

The Goa tourism department is planning to enact a law to ban swimming in the sea post sunset and after consumption of alcohol, in the wake of some recent incidents of drowning along the state's beaches.

Sep 09, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
New tourism minister to foreigners: Eat beef in your country, then visit India

New tourism minister to foreigners: Eat beef in your country, then visit India

Union Tourism Minister Alphons Kannanthanam suggested foreigners to eat beef in their own countries and then come to India. 

Sep 08, 2017, 07:12 AM IST

Sitharaman to take charge of Defence after Jaitley visit to Japan

Arun Jaitley, who took additional charge of defence after Manohar Parrikar returned to Goa to take over as the Chief Minister, is leaving on Sunday night for Japan.

Sep 03, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

Woman as Defence Minister sends global message: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley also lauded his successor Nirmala Sitharaman, who becomes the first full-fledged woman to be Defence Minister.

Sep 03, 2017, 15:48 PM IST
Assembly byelection Results: BJP wins Goa bypolls; AAP bags Bawana, TDP wrests Nandyal

Assembly byelection Results: BJP wins Goa bypolls; AAP bags Bawana, TDP wrests Nandyal

The results for Assembly polls in four constituencies falling in Delhi, Goa and Andhra Pradesh were declared on Monday.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar wins Goa bypoll; PM Narendra Modi congratulates

Manohar Parrikar wins Goa bypoll; PM Narendra Modi congratulates

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji Assembly by-election, defeating his Congress rival Girish Chodankar.

Aug 28, 2017, 07:04 AM IST
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi at his residence

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi at his residence

Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar on Friday celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with all customs and traditions with his family and fellow party members at his old house in Parra village of Goa.

Aug 25, 2017, 22:08 PM IST