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Manohar Parrikar backs Army Chief's comments, says govt has given free hand to forces to carry out anti-terror ops

Manohar Parrikar backs Army Chief's comments, says govt has given free hand to forces to carry out anti-terror ops

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday came out in support of Army Chief Bipin Rawat whose comments that those obstructing anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir will face tough action, triggered a political slugfest.

Manohar Parrikar not concerned with 'America first' call

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said the "America First" call of US President Donald Trump is not a concern for India or the Make in India programme.

Goa polls: Manohar Parrikar early voter; dodges questions on return to state politics

Goa polls: Manohar Parrikar early voter; dodges questions on return to state politics

Amid speculation that he would return to Goa politics, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today kept everyone guessing by describing himself as a "party man" who will work as per the directions of party leaders.

Goa gears up for Assembly elections on February 4

Goa gears up for Assembly elections on February 4

After an acrimonious campaign, Goa is all set for the Assembly polls on Saturday which will witness a contest among ruling BJP, opposition Congress, new entrant AAP and the three-party alliance forged by MGP, GSM and Shiv Sena.

Uploading show cause notice on website wrong: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday criticised the Election Commission (EC), claiming that uploading a show cause notice on a website was wrong procedure.

Goa Assembly elections 2017: Things to know

The single-phase Goa Legislative Assembly election, 2017 will be held on February 4, 2017 to elect 40 members of the Goa Legislative Assembly, as the term of current Legislative Assembly terminates in March.

After five years of wait, will Congress be able to grab power in Goa?

The Congress has promised five litres of free petrol per month to every college student, who has a valid driving license.

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.

BJP firm on shifting off-shore casinos out of Mandovi: Manohar Parrikar

BJP firm on shifting off-shore casinos out of Mandovi: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said the BJP is committed to shift off-shore casinos out of river Mandovi, but only after securing an alternate location for them.

Opposition criticises my Goa visits, they are scared of me: Parrikar

Opposition parties criticise my repeated visits to Goa because are scared of me, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said

'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.

Manohar Parrikar could return to Goa as CM: Amit Shah

Manohar Parrikar could return to Goa as CM: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Sunday said if the party wins the election in Goa, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar could be sent back there as Chief Minister.

Goa Assembly elections: Manohar Parrikar to release BJP poll manifesto

Goa Assembly elections: Manohar Parrikar to release BJP poll manifesto

With barely a fortnight left for the Goa Assembly election, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will on Sunday release the party's election manifesto in here. 

Francis D'Souza hints 2017 polls as his last Assembly polls

Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza on Friday hinted that February 4 polls might be his last Legislative Assembly Election.

Manohar Parrikar desperate to return to Goa: RSS rebel Velingkar

Sharpening his attack on Manohar Parrikar, RSS rebel and Goa Suraksha Manch founder Subhash Velingkar on Thursday said the Defence Minister is desperate to be back in Goa, amid speculations of his possible return as Chief Minister if BJP secures a fresh mandate in February 4 polls.

People want Manohar Parrikar back in Goa: State BJP chief

Goa will go to polls on February 4 to elect the 40-member House.

Next Goa govt will function under Manohar Parrikar's leadership: Amit Shah

Next Goa govt will function under Manohar Parrikar's leadership: Amit Shah

Days after Union minister Nitin Gadkari fired up speculations about the Chief Ministerial candidate in poll-bound Goa, BJP chief Amit Shah on Sundaytoday said the next government in the state will "function under Parrikar's leadership, irrespective of his posting".

BJP to include Metro train plan in Goa poll manifesto

BJP to include Metro train plan in Goa poll manifesto

The BJP's manifesto for the upcoming Goa Assembly polls will focus on a comprehensive mobility plan for the state, including Metro train facility, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

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.

No stray dog in Panaji when Jamir was Governor: Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar was appointed as Goa Chief Minister in 2000 and his first stint as Chief Minister ended in 2002.