The practice of parliamentary committees conducting their meetings in five star hotels and wasting public money should be stopped, said Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
The Goa government has proposed a new pension scheme for sports personalities above 60 years of age, who have represented the state at the national and international level.
Around 739 athletes from 12 countries are all set to take part in the 3rd edition of the Lusofonia Games, starting from January 18.
The much-awaited Lusofonia Games, beginning in the state from January 18, will not be ticketed and sports aficionados can watch the sporting event without paying any entry fee.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said he was often called "Hitler" and "the devil", but he takes those terms as compliments.
The Chief Minister said that "whoever called Hitler bad did not survive, but people have been calling me Hitler time and again."
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that cases where people are found spending money disproportionate to their known sources of earning, to procure information under the Act, shall be referred to Income Tax department.
The number of people speaking Konkani, Goa`s official language, is decreasing, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said.
Manohar Parrikar said Monday his government will not permit Playboy club to open in Goa as a beach shack.
Goa CM expressed apprehension that growing impatience among people in the aftermath of ban on mining activity could precipitate into a "flare-up".
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said he did not want to attach much importance to the entry of Sri Ram Sene into the state.
Manohar Parrikar demanded an apology from Union Home Minister for "unilaterally appointing IPS officers" in the state.
Goa CM distributed portfolios to all his five ministerial colleagues, who were sworn in recently.
Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, who is facing heat over the illegal mining issue, on Wednesday, told the state Legislative Assembly that `truth will prevail`.
In the backdrop of fake accounts of ministers being created, Goa Chief Minister Digamber Kamat has demanded a ban on social networking sites.
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