Sadanand Shet Tanavade to be new Goa BJP president: Pramod Sawant

The formal announcement is likely to be made on Sunday (January 12). Tanavade was the only candidate to receive nominations for the post, state BJP`s returning officer for the party presidential election Govind Parvatkar told reporters at the state BJP headquarters.

Jan 11, 2020, 16:24 PM IST

Amid Karnataka debacle, Congress suffers blow in Goa as 10 MLAs join BJP

The MLAs will leave from Panaji at 10.45 pm on Wednesday and reach Delhi. 

Jul 10, 2019, 22:22 PM IST

How Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkari helped BJP retain power in Goa

In 2017 also, after the BJP failed to get a majority in the state Assembly polls,Gadkari had flown in here to help the BJP.

Mar 19, 2019, 22:56 PM IST

Manohar Parrikar will remain CM, says Goa BJP; 'no comments' on Digambar Kamat joining party

Commenting on the health of Parrikar, Deputy Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar that the CM has been critical.

Mar 17, 2019, 14:46 PM IST

Goa BJP in a huddle to discuss strategy, medical teams attend to Manohar Parrikar at his home

The private residence of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is under a blanket of security and orders have been given orders not to allow any person to even wait or stand at the nearby premises. 

Mar 17, 2019, 12:50 PM IST

After Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa, BJP calls meeting of its state MLAs

This comes at a time when the health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is said to falling although BJP leaders have rubbished it.

Mar 16, 2019, 19:38 PM IST

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

File affidavit on Manohar Parrikar's health: Bombay HC orders Goa Chief Secretary

The court directed Sharma to file an affidavit on the health condition of the Goa Chief Minister by December 7.

Dec 06, 2018, 17:22 PM IST

BJP leader Laxmikant Parsekar demands Goa state president Vinay Tendulkar's resignation

Speaking to the media, Parsekar said that Vinay Tendulkar "is inefficient and cannot take decisions on his own and therefore he should resign".

Nov 09, 2018, 06:14 AM IST

Goa: Cong says it will replace BJP as ruling party after bypolls

"Congress will form government in Goa after winning both the seats during upcoming by-elections," Congress party in-charge for Goa A Chellakumar told PTI.

May 08, 2017, 22:01 PM IST

Goa Assembly elections: Manohar Parrikar to release BJP poll manifesto

With barely a fortnight left for the Goa Assembly election, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will on Sunday release the party's election manifesto in here. 

Jan 29, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

RSS-trained PM Narendra Modi and Manohar Parrikar inspired Indian Army for surgical strikes, claims Goa BJP

BJP's Goa unit has come out in defence of Manohar Parrikar for his remarks crediting RSS teachings for the surgical strike by Indian Army in Pakistan's territory.

Oct 19, 2016, 09:22 AM IST

Parsekar may lead BJP in Goa Assembly polls: Parrikar

"Now it is the responsibility of Parsekar to get the party elected again," Parrikar said, referring to current CM Laxmikant Parsekar

Jul 06, 2016, 13:41 PM IST

Kejriwal chides Goa CM over tainted relative

In August last year, Dilip Malvankar, a field officer at the government-run Goa Industrial Development Corp and Parsekar`s brother-in law, was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau while accepting a Rs 1 lakh bribe to facilitate allocation of an industrial plot in Tuem village, 35 km from Panaji.

Jun 29, 2016, 15:19 PM IST

Goa RSS chief resigns from committee set up for CM's birthday

Subhash Velingkar said that many people were angry with him for being a part of this committee

Jun 29, 2016, 12:06 PM IST

Goa BJP rejects speculation on Parrikar's return to state

The Goa BJP today ruled out that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar could return to the state politics in the wake of 2017 Assembly election.

Apr 13, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

Goa BJP seeks parole for ex-minister jailed for assault

The Goa BJP on Friday demanded parole for jailed ex-minister Francisco Pacheco to let him attend upcoming assembly session on the lines of former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt.

Jul 03, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

Lobbying on in Goa BJP as minister Pacheco's conviction upheld

Lobbying has begun in Goa BJP after the Supreme Court upheld the conviction of state minister Fransisco Mickky Pacheco, creating likelihood of vacancy in the ministry.

Mar 31, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

Goa BJP meeting to decide future strategy

BJP's Goa unit will hold a 'Chintan Baithak' on Monday to review the performance of its government led by Laxmikant Parsekar and decide strategy for the 2017 state Assembly polls.

Jan 19, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Junior leaders in Goa BJP air grievances about Parrikar govt

The second-rung leaders of Goa BJP on Friday expressed their displeasure over functioning of the state government at the party's state executive meeting here.

Sep 26, 2014, 23:30 PM IST