Vishnu Wagh

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 BJP leader Vishnu Wagh fulminates against Parrikar

 Goa MLA and BJP leader Vishnu Surya Wagh on Friday accused Defence Minister and former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of using him during the election campaign and discarding later.

Jan 23, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Why no 'captain' for Maharashtra polls, asks Goa BJP leader

Award winning poet and BJP legislator from Goa, Vishnu Wagh Monday used a social networking site to question his party's inability to name a "captain" to lead the charge for the Maharashtra assembly polls.

Sep 29, 2014, 15:46 PM IST

BJP MLA attends Goa Assembly session in `dhoti`

Writer-turned-legislator Vishnu Wagh Tuesday attended the first day of Goa Legislative Assembly session in a `dhoti`, claiming "he is proud of his culture."

Jul 22, 2014, 14:37 PM IST

BJP MLA takes dig over `huge` crowd at Modi`s rally in Goa

BJP MLA Vishnu Wagh Wednesday said it remains to be seen whether Modi can translate the crowd into votes for the upcoming polls.

Jan 15, 2014, 15:06 PM IST

After attack by party cadre, Goa BJP MLA to form social front

Goa BJP MLA Vishnu Wagh, who was attacked by the party cadre last month over rumours of his quitting the party, said he would form a non-political front for backward sections of society.

Jan 02, 2014, 12:14 PM IST

Goa CM masterminded attack on my husband: MLA`s wife

An attack on a BJP legislator by his own party cadre for patronising a cultural event organised by a rival party has been blamed on Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Dec 24, 2013, 14:35 PM IST

Goa Assembly finalises report on drug nexus

House Committee of Goa Legislative Assembly Wednesday finalised a crucial report probing alleged links between politicians, drug mafia and policemen.

Oct 16, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

BJP legislator uses God to attack own government

A disgruntled ruling BJP legislator has tried to combine the power of Facebook and divinity of Lord Ganesha to launch a scathing attack on his own government.

Sep 13, 2013, 17:05 PM IST