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Goa CM Pramod Sawant passes floor test in Assembly

This is the second time in two years that BJP has managed to keep an alliance together to upstage Congress' ambition of forming a government in Goa.

Mar 20, 2019, 13:00 PM IST

Pramod Sawant, Goa's new CM, faces crucial floor test today

The 40-member Goa Legislative Assembly has a current strength of 36 because two members of BJP have died and two Congress MLAs have resigned from the party.

Mar 20, 2019, 07:38 AM IST

Pre-poll defections: India's politics is looking more and more like its IT sector

Naive idealism of the Independence movement and the Emergency era are now a thing of the past.

Mar 19, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Pramod Sawant: Ayurvedic practitioner-turned politician is new Goa CM

Pramod Sawant was sworn-in as Goa CM at 0200 hrs on Tuesday morning after a day of intense political tussle and speculation. He replaces Manohar Parrikar who had died on Sunday.

Mar 19, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

IIT-Bombay to hold condolence meet for alumnus Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar had completed his metallurgy engineering from IIT-Bombay.

Mar 18, 2019, 10:49 AM IST

Manohar Parrikar to be accorded state funeral, Narendra Modi to reach Goa by 1:30 pm today

Remembering Manohar Parrikar as 'an unparalleled leader', the PM had on Sunday said that the late Goa CM was a 'true patriot and exceptional administrator' who was admired by all.

Mar 18, 2019, 09:59 AM IST

After Manohar Parrikar's death, Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa

Less than a day after Manohar Parrikar died, Congress staked claim to form the government in Goa.

Mar 18, 2019, 08:10 AM IST

No consensus yet on next Goa CM: BJP MLA

Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday (March 17) at his residence near here after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year.

Mar 18, 2019, 07:32 AM IST

Will transfer my josh to you: Manohar Parrikar, a leader par excellence

In one of his final public appearances - in January, an ailing Manohar Parrikar may have looked frail but the energy in his words was hardly lacking.

Mar 18, 2019, 07:05 AM IST

Manohar Parrikar's mortal remains to be taken to BJP office, last rites at 5 pm today

The funeral procession of the former defence minister will take place from Kala Academy in Panjim at 4 pm after which his last rites will be performed at Miramar at 5 pm.

Mar 18, 2019, 06:49 AM IST

RIP Manohar Parrikar: Bollywood condoles death of Goa CM

Several celebs from Bollywood have expressed their grief over Parrikar's demise on Twitter.

Mar 17, 2019, 23:42 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi, President Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu condole death of Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

The leaders paid tribute to the former defence minister and four times Goa chief minister.

Mar 17, 2019, 22:10 PM IST

Manohar Parrikar dead, Tricolour at half-mast, national mourning on Monday

A meeting of the Union Cabinet has also been called at 10 am on Monday.

Mar 17, 2019, 21:48 PM IST

Condolence meet to be held on Monday in Union Cabinet for Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

The meet for the four times chief minister of Goa will be held at 11 am on Monday.

Mar 17, 2019, 20:46 PM IST

Manohar Parrikar: An IITian, politician and minister known for his simple life

 Known for his simple lifestyle, Parrikar would often be seen standing in public queues without the pomp and show generally associated with politicians.

Mar 17, 2019, 20:15 PM IST