Mridula Sinha

Goa Forward Party withdraws support to Pramod Sawant Government

The GFP withdrew support to the BJP government in Goa by sending a communication to Governor Mridula Sinha.

Jul 15, 2019, 08:04 AM IST

Pramod Sawant to succeed Manohar Parrikar as Goa CM?

Goa legislative assembly speaker Pramod Sawant is most likely to emerge as the successor to Manohar Parrikar as Goa Chief Minister, a source said.  Parrikar died on Sunday after suffering from a prolonged illness. 

Mar 18, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

BJP says new Goa CM will be by 3 pm, Congress delegation meets Governor Mridula Sinha

A 14-member delegation of Congress had arrived at Raj Bhavan uninvited, to meet Governor Mridula Sinha to stake claim to the government in the state. 

Mar 18, 2019, 13:34 PM 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

Morning Breaking: Congress stakes claim to form govt in Goa

The Congress wrote to governor Mridula Sinha and staked claim to form the government in Goa.

Mar 17, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

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

Open defecation polluting Goa rivers: Report

The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB), in its annual report has held that high levels of fecal matter resulting from open defecation is one of the major causes of river pollution in the coastal state.

Jun 07, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

Goa Assembly: Congress MLAs protest Guv's address; stage walkout

The Goa Legislative Assembly today witnessed protests during the speech by Governor Mridula Sinha with Opposition Congress legislators staging a walkout midway.

Mar 23, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

No delay in electing CLP leader in Goa: Digvijaya Singh

Claiming that there was no delay in electing the Congress Legislature Party leader.

Mar 17, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

Goa Governor addresses one-day special assembly session

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha refrained from making any policy statement in her address to the special session of the State Legislative Assembly today, owing to Model Code of Conduct, currently in force in the state.

Feb 28, 2017, 13:45 PM IST

Goa government convenes special session of state Assembly on Feb 28

Goa government has conveyed a one day special session of state Legislative Assembly on February 28 which would be addressed by Governor Mridula Sinha.


Feb 26, 2017, 12:35 PM IST

Goa Governor pens song for 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has written a special song on 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' which would be pasted at the entrances of state government departments.

Dec 29, 2015, 12:54 PM IST

Goa governor sends back legislator's mercy plea for review

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Tuesday returned to the state cabinet for review a mercy petition signed by it for pardoning a convicted legislator, an official said.

Sep 09, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

AAP urges Goa Governor not to grant pardon to Francisco Miccky Pacheco

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday requested Goa Governor Mridula Sinha not to grant pardon to state legislator Francisco Miccky Pacheco, who is serving a six-month jail term for slapping a government employee.

Aug 04, 2015, 22:10 PM IST

'If pardoned, Pacheco can participate in Goa House proceedings'

Goa Speaker Rajendra Arlekar today said that if Governor Mridula Sinha approves the state cabinet's decision to pardon imprisoned Goa Vikas Party legislator Fransisco Miccky Pacheco then he will be allowed to participate in the proceedings in the ongoing session.

Jul 31, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

MLA demands 3rd state Finance Commission for Goa


Panaji: Independent MLA Rohan Khaunte on Friday demanded formation of third state Finance Commission for Goa, which is due for last six years.

Jun 26, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Goa to ban plastic items from government offices

Plastic cups and other plastic cutlery will soon be banned from Goa government offices and functions conducted by the state government.

Jun 24, 2015, 10:10 AM IST

Need to remove stones from rice: Goa Governor on minister's degree row

In the wake of a row over Goa minister Sudin Dhavalikar's alleged fake degree, state Governor Mridula Sinha on Tuesday said there was a need to keep "bad things" away from society.

Jun 23, 2015, 16:42 PM IST

Dedicate a day for Swachch Bharat: Goa governor

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has asked the hospitality industry to observe the last Saturday of each month as a `Clean Day` so that the workforce could spend an hour cleaning up the locality and promote cleanliness.

May 16, 2015, 01:07 AM IST

Goa Governor accepts Francisco ​Pacheco's resignation

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Saturday accepted the resignation of convicted minister Francisco Pacheco, a day after he quit from the state Cabinet.

Apr 04, 2015, 13:13 PM IST