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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
Caught on camera: Robber strikes ATM guard multiple times with hammer, escapes

Caught on camera: Robber strikes ATM guard multiple times with hammer, escapes

In a disturbing video, a security guard in Panaji was spotted being hammered by a robber after he tried to to refrain him from escaping.

Oct 29, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman flags-off all-women crew of Navika Sagar Parikrama from Panaji

Nirmala Sitharaman flags-off all-women crew of Navika Sagar Parikrama from Panaji

Almost a week after she took over as the country's first full-fledged woman Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday flagged-off all-women crew of Navika Sagar Parikrama at the INS Mandovi naval training base near Panaji.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

North Goa district extends ban on Muthalik

The North Goa district administration on Thursday extended the ban on Mangalore-based Hindu outfit Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik by 60 days with effect from September 6.

Sep 07, 2017, 19:38 PM IST
Goa by-poll results: Parrikar wins Panaji seat by a margin of 4,803 votes

Goa by-poll results: Parrikar wins Panaji seat by a margin of 4,803 votes

Former union defence minister and current Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday registered a thumping victory in Goa assembly bye-election from the Panaji constituency by a margin of 4,803 votes.

Aug 28, 2017, 11:23 AM 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
Assembly bypolls: Bawana records 45% voting, Nandyal 80%; Panaji, Valpoi see over 70%

Assembly bypolls: Bawana records 45% voting, Nandyal 80%; Panaji, Valpoi see over 70%

Polling for four assembly seats in  Delhi, Goa and Andhra Pradesh ended peacefully amid tight security on Wednesday, media reports said. 

Aug 23, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

Bypolls in Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Delhi on August 23: Election Commission

The Election Commission on Thursday announced that by-elections to fill four vancancies in Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Delhi legislative assemblies will be held on August 23.

Jul 27, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Manohar Parrikar takes dig at Congress over cross-voting

Kovind polled 500 votes as compared to 220 polled by Meira Kumar in Goa, with the former garnering 69.4 per cent of the votes.

Jul 20, 2017, 20:39 PM IST

State chiefs of BJP, Congress in fray for Rajya Sabha election in Goa

There would be a straight fight as Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar and state Congress chief Shantaram Naik are the only two candidates who have filed nominations.

 

Jul 20, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Congress Shantaram Naik files papers for Rajya Sabha poll in Goa

Pitted against BJP's state chief Vinay Tendulkar, Naik expressed confidence of winning the election with the "support of like-minded secular forces."

 

Jul 11, 2017, 15:06 PM IST

Goa Congress demands CBI probe of attacks on religious structures

At least nine holy crosses and a temple have been vandalised by unidentified persons in South Goa district since July 1.

Jul 10, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

Rains: Goa suffers deficit in June; farmers upbeat over pattern

The monsoon which arrived in the first week of June a little behind schedule, was weak during the month with Met department recording 11 per cent deficit compared to the last year.

Jul 03, 2017, 11:48 AM IST

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.

Jul 01, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
GST will end 'inspector raj', boost economic growth: Amit Shah

GST will end 'inspector raj', boost economic growth: Amit Shah

Praising President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Modi for the GST launch, he said the midnight witnessed India's biggest tax reform since Independence.

Jul 01, 2017, 15:11 PM IST

Lynchings, beef-ban not to figure in talks with Shah: Goa BJP

Issues like lynching and beef ban would not be discussed with BJP national president Amit Shah when he visits Goa on July 1-2.

Jun 28, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Goa MLAs asked to avoid holding official meetings at home

The Goa government has issued a circular barring the MLAs from summoning government officials to their residences or personal offices for holding meetings.

Jun 23, 2017, 10:07 AM IST

Helmets made mandatory for two-wheeler riders in Goa

 The Goa traffic police have made helmets mandatory for two-wheeler riders and pillion riders in view of the increasing accidental deaths.

Jun 21, 2017, 15:12 PM IST
Sadhvi Saraswati is just a tourist unaware of Goanness: Minister Vijai Sardesai

Sadhvi Saraswati is just a tourist unaware of Goanness: Minister Vijai Sardesai

The state agriculture minister said strong action will be taken against those who try to create communal disharmony in the state with their talks.

Jun 17, 2017, 17:09 PM IST