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Goa CM Parrikar asks police to crack down on drugs, late night parties

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said he has asked the police department to crack the whip on the drug trade and late night parties in the state.

Manohar Parrikar: BJP's poster boy in Goa returns as CM

For Manohar Parrikar, who proved himself to be BJP's best bet in Goa by sewing up a coalition and proving its majority on the floor of Assembly, it is a homecoming and another stint as chief minister of the coastal state.

Goa Governor addresses one-day special assembly session

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha refrained from making any policy statement in her address to the special session of the State Legislative Assembly today, owing to Model Code of Conduct, currently in force in the state.

Goa MLA makes bizarre remarks in assembly, says cut off hands of those accused of graft

Goa MLA makes bizarre remarks in assembly, says cut off hands of those accused of graft

Goa opposition MLA Naresh Sawal has made a controversial statement in the state assembly by saying the hands of those accused of corruption should be chopped off.

Leader of Opposition in Goa Assembly, Pratapsinh Rane, death penalty for drug peddlers

Fearing that the coastal state may turn into an "Udta Goa", Leader of Opposition in Assembly, Pratapsinh Rane on Monday recommended death penalty for drug peddlers.

Will invite Portuguese PM to felicitate him: Laxmikant Parsekar

Goa was a Portuguese colony for over 450 years until it was liberated by the Indian Army on December 19, 1961. 

Goa opposition questions expenditure on foreign junkets

The opposition on Tuesday grilled the ruling BJP-led coalition government in Goa over spending Rs 19 crore on foreign junkets of tourism officials over the past three years.

Anant Shet elected as Goa Assembly Speaker

BJP legislator Anant Shet was on Tuesday elected as the Speaker of Goa Assembly defeating his rival Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco by 28 to 9 votes in the 40-member House.