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Manohar Parrikar discharged from hospital, lauds IAF's airstrikes in Pakistan

Manohar Parrikar discharged from hospital, lauds IAF's airstrikes in Pakistan

63-year-old Parrikar is suffering from a pancreatic ailment and has been in and out of hospitals in Goa, Mumbai, Delhi, and New York since February 2018.

Feb 26, 2019, 20:21 PM IST
CM Manohar Parrikar stable, under observation till Monday: Goa Health Minister

CM Manohar Parrikar stable, under observation till Monday: Goa Health Minister

The 63-year-old senior BJP leader, suffering from a serious ailment since the last one year and recuperating at his private residence at Dona Paula, was admitted to GMCH late on Saturday night.

Feb 24, 2019, 22:13 PM IST
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's health condition stable, under observation: CMO

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's health condition stable, under observation: CMO

Parrikar, who met State Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai in the evening to discuss politics and administration, was shifted to GMCH on Saturday evening.

Feb 24, 2019, 12:24 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar taken to Goa Medical College for upper GI endoscopy, to remain under observation for 48 hours

Manohar Parrikar taken to Goa Medical College for upper GI endoscopy, to remain under observation for 48 hours

63-year-old Parrikar was diagnosed with a pancreatic ailment in February last year. Since then he has been admitted to hospitals in Delhi, New York, Mumbai and Goa.

Feb 23, 2019, 22:59 PM IST
BJP willing to grant special status to Goa: Vinay Sahasrabuddhe

BJP willing to grant special status to Goa: Vinay Sahasrabuddhe

The BJP's assurance came at a time when Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has been demanding special category status for the southern state.

Feb 20, 2019, 18:26 PM IST
Minorities can't be 'fooled' by BJP, says Goa Congress

Minorities can't be 'fooled' by BJP, says Goa Congress

Amit Shah last week asked the party leaders to reach out to minority communities to stress the 'all-inclusive' character of the saffron party

Feb 11, 2019, 11:30 AM IST
Goa jail readied for foreign nationals overstaying illegally

Goa jail readied for foreign nationals overstaying illegally

The coastal state sees around four lakh foreign arrivals every year on business or tourist visas.

Feb 08, 2019, 10:12 AM IST
 Fresh trouble for BJP in Goa as ally GFP talks about 'working on Plan B for political stability'

Fresh trouble for BJP in Goa as ally GFP talks about 'working on Plan B for political stability'

GFP President and Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai said that his party will aim for stability in the state irrespective of the fact which party forms the new government in Goa.

Feb 06, 2019, 19:13 PM IST
No political crisis in Goa as long as Parrikar is CM: BJP MLA

No political crisis in Goa as long as Parrikar is CM: BJP MLA

Lobo also said that the day Parrikar steps down or "something happens to him", a political crisis will strike the BJP-led coalition government.

Feb 04, 2019, 15:31 PM IST
Amit Shah to address 30,000 booth level workers in Goa

Amit Shah to address 30,000 booth level workers in Goa

Amit Shah will address the Trishul Sammelan. His visit will make a huge impact ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Feb 02, 2019, 12:16 PM IST
Goa: Tourists give thumbs-up to law banning drinking, cooking in public places

Goa: Tourists give thumbs-up to law banning drinking, cooking in public places

Speaking to ANI, Subhash Kapoor, a resident of Mumbai, opined that this ban was much needed to keep the beaches in the state clean.

Feb 02, 2019, 11:04 AM IST
Due to Manohar Parrikar's 'josh', Congress has lost 'hosh': Narendra Sawaikar

Due to Manohar Parrikar's 'josh', Congress has lost 'hosh': Narendra Sawaikar

The Chief Minister's Office has said that Parrikar is expected to return to the state in four days.

Feb 01, 2019, 15:40 PM IST
Goa factory blast: Accused, including owner, released on bail

Goa factory blast: Accused, including owner, released on bail

Two men including the owner of the Tuem cement factory were put behind bars by Pernem police in connection with the blast

Feb 01, 2019, 10:32 AM IST
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar reaches Delhi for follow-up treatment at AIIMS

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar reaches Delhi for follow-up treatment at AIIMS

Manohar Parrikar, 63, is suffering from a pancreatic ailment.

Jan 31, 2019, 21:01 PM IST
Goa government brings bill to ban drinking on beaches

Goa government brings bill to ban drinking on beaches

Tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar introduced the legislation in the Legislative Assembly.

Jan 30, 2019, 22:12 PM IST
Ailing Manohar Parrikar presents Goa budget, says he's high on 'josh'

Ailing Manohar Parrikar presents Goa budget, says he's high on 'josh'

Taking on his opponents who had taken potshots at his remark, Parrikar on Wednesday said, "I am presenting the budget in josh. The josh that is too high, very high, and fully in hosh".

Jan 30, 2019, 18:20 PM IST
BJP 'invites' Rahul Gandhi to visit cable-stayed Goa bridge

BJP 'invites' Rahul Gandhi to visit cable-stayed Goa bridge

Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi are in Goa since Saturday on a private visit.

Jan 28, 2019, 15:41 PM IST
Goa facing 'crisis' and some leaders are asking 'how's the josh': Congress takes a jibe at Manohar Parrikar

Goa facing 'crisis' and some leaders are asking 'how's the josh': Congress takes a jibe at Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar on Sunday began his speech at an event with a catchy line from the recently released film "Uri: The Surgical Strike", asking the gathering "how's the josh?"

Jan 28, 2019, 13:07 PM IST
'Dog who only knows how to bark': Goa minister Govind Gaude's reply to MGP's demand to sack him from Cabinet

'Dog who only knows how to bark': Goa minister Govind Gaude's reply to MGP's demand to sack him from Cabinet

MGP executive president Narayan Sawant had claimed that Govind Gaude had verbally abused Dhavalikar over a disagreement on some issue during a state cabinet meeting held on Thursday. 

Jan 27, 2019, 07:24 AM IST
Some political leaders are 'accidental': Goa Governor Mridula Sinha's veiled jibe at Manmohan Singh

Some political leaders are 'accidental': Goa Governor Mridula Sinha's veiled jibe at Manmohan Singh

The Goa Governor made these remarks while speaking at the women's leadership forum in Panaji.

Jan 18, 2019, 18:47 PM IST