Goa Legislative Assembly

Goa Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo resigns, likely to be sworn-in as minister

BJP leader Michael Lobo on Saturday resigned from the post of Deputy Speaker amid reports that he will be inducted as minister in the reshuffled cabinet.

Jul 13, 2019, 17:26 PM IST

BJP's Rajesh Patnekar takes on Congress' Pratapsinh Rane for Goa Assembly Speaker post

The post of speaker has been vacant after Pramod Sawant became Goa Chief Minister in March this year following the death of Manohar Parrikar on March 17.

Jun 03, 2019, 17:38 PM IST

Goa GSDP rises 12.14% during 2017-18: Economic Survey

The quick estimates for the year 2017-18 revealed that primary sector accounts for 9.95 percent, secondary sector 53.23 percent and tertiary sector 36.82 percent.

Jan 30, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

Journalist who wrote about Manohar Parrikar's health barred from Goa assembly

A journalist was on Monday barred from entering the precincts of the Goa legislative assembly, two days after he sent across a message about Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar`s ill-health and later retracted it.

Feb 19, 2018, 14:51 PM IST

Monserratte resigns from Goa Assembly; to contest from Panaji

Expelled Congress legislator Atanasio Monserratte today resigned as a member of the Goa legislative assembly to join the United Goans Party, which he formed recently to contest the upcoming polls.

Jan 13, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

Independent MLA resigns from Goa Assembly; to join MGP

Independent legislator Naresh Sawal on Wednesday quit as a member of the Goa Legislative Assembly to join the MGP, ahead of the upcoming polls.

Jan 04, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Goa assembly ratifies GST Bill in special session

The Goa legislative assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution ratifying the Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2016, as passed by parliament during its monsoon session.

Aug 31, 2016, 16:43 PM IST

Hardly a penny spent on my numerous visit to Delhi: Goa CM Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday said that hardly a penny is spent on his numerous visits to Delhi.

Aug 02, 2016, 17:58 PM IST

Common crow, fruit bats, mice, rats vermin, not peacock: Goa govt

Downplaying the controversy surrounding proposal to classify peacock and state animal Wild Bison as 'vermin', Goa government has said in the Legislative Assembly that only common crow, fruit bats, mice and rats have been declared as nuisance animals.

Mar 18, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

Goa Speaker Rajendra Arlekar to be made Cabinet Minister

Goa Legislative Assembly Speaker Rajendra Arlekar will be inducted into state Cabinet by Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar.

Sep 30, 2015, 14:32 PM IST

Cong MLA evicted from Goa Legislative Assembly for creating ruckus

Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco was marshalled out from the Goa Legislative Assembly today for creating ruckus by ignoring Speaker's plea to observe restraint.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:15 PM IST

BJP government not to scrap Goa Regional Plan 2021

The Goa Government on Thursday said it was not in favour of scrapping the controversial Regional Plan 2021 though it is willing to make genuine corrections in the blueprint.

Jul 30, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Mining in Goa to resume in October: CM

Mining may resume in Goa in October after a gap of nearly three years, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar told the legislative assembly on Wednesday.

Jul 29, 2015, 13:49 PM IST

Goa Legislative Assembly session begins Monday

A fortnight-long session of Goa Legislative Assembly will start on Monday with the opposition planning to corner the BJP-led government on allegations of financial misdemeanor against the industries minister.

Jul 26, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

Pacheco can attend Goa Assembly session next month: Speaker

Even as Goa government gears up for the three-week-long state Legislative Assembly session commencing next month, Speaker Rajendra Arlekar Thursday said imprisoned legislator Fransisco Miccky Pacheco can participate in the House proceedings.

Jun 11, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

Suspicious man apprehended from Goa House complex

The ongoing Goa Legislative Assembly session witnessed high drama on Thursday  when a suspicious person was apprehended after a chase by security personnel in the House complex here.

Mar 26, 2015, 18:15 PM IST

Goa government department bans sleeveless dresses, jeans

The Goa government's department of art and culture has banned its staffers from wearing sleeveless clothes, multi-pocket pants and jeans, the state Legislative Assembly was told on Tuesday.

Mar 24, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Goa Assembly ratifies Judicial Accountability Bill

Goa Legislative Assembly on Monday ratified the Judicial Accountability Bill 2014, already approved by Parliament, in a one-day session convened specially for the purpose.

Oct 20, 2014, 23:29 PM IST

Lower judiciary disregarding higher court orders: Goa CM

The lower judiciary was committing illegalities and disregarding judgements of higher courts, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said in the Legislative Assembly.

Aug 18, 2014, 14:39 PM IST

Goa Lokayukta Amendment Bill 2013 passed

Goa Legislative Assembly Wednesday passed the Goa Lokayukta (First Amendment) Bill, 2013 on Wednesday.

Apr 24, 2013, 19:03 PM IST