Vijai Sardesai

Pramod Sawant to sworn in as next Goa CM; Vijai Sardesai, Sudin Dhavalikar to be his deputies

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Pramod Sawant is all set to become the next Chief Minister of Goa. Besides a full-fledged Chief Minister, the ruling party could appoint Goa Forward Party chief Vijai Sardesai and MGP leader Sudin Dhavalikar as the Deputy Chief Ministers of the coastal state, sources told Zee News.

Mar 18, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

Like Christ, Manohar Parrikar built bridges, not walls: Goa minister

Goa Forward Party chief and Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai was speaking on a motion in the state Assembly to congratulate Parrikar for construction of Atal Setu, a third bridge on the river Mandovi.

Jan 31, 2019, 23:17 PM IST

Ailing CM Manohar Parrikar wanted to resign but BJP high command 'stepped in': Goa minister

Parrikar, 62, has been recuperating at his residence here since he was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi on October 14.

Nov 23, 2018, 07:57 AM IST

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar is expected to rejoin office in November: BJP

State party chief Vinay Tendulkar says Manohar Parrikar is recovering well.

Oct 24, 2018, 19:21 PM IST

Goa minister calls domestic tourists 'scum of the earth', Manohar Parrikar says 'point highlighted is right'

Manohar Parrikar said the minister was referring to an incident of a tourist urinating from a bus window, the video of which had gone viral on the social media.

Feb 15, 2018, 12:25 PM IST

Domestic tourists visiting Goa are 'scum of the earth': State Minister

Calling Goa a state "superior" to the rest of India, Vijai Sardesai said it is difficult to control "irresponsible tourists" who have been coming from other states. 

Feb 10, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Will ban retail sale of fishes by Lamanis in Goa: Vijai Sardesai

The Karnataka-origin Lamani community is into fish retail business and also in other coastal trades like selling tourist items etc, on the beach side.

Oct 03, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Goa minister suggests shifting off shore casinos on the land

Vijai Sardesai is the leader of Goa Forward Party, which is one of the alliance partners in the BJP-led state government.

Jul 14, 2017, 10:43 AM IST

Sadhvi Saraswati is just a tourist unaware of Goanness: Minister Vijai Sardesai

The state agriculture minister said strong action will be taken against those who try to create communal disharmony in the state with their talks.

Jun 17, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

Goa bridge collapse: Search operation called off

Bridge across Sanvordem river, a tributary of the Zuari in South Goa, collapsed under the weight of scores of onlookers.

May 20, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

Opposition files no-trust notice against Goa government

Opposition legislators on Tuesday served a no-confidence motion notice against Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar`s ministry, alleging that the treasury benches in tandem with Speaker Anant Shet were suppressing debate and controversies linked to ministers in the BJP-led coalition government.

Aug 02, 2016, 17:57 PM IST

Criminal stabbed to death in Goa prison

A history sheeter, Ashpak Bengre, was stabbed to death in Goa`s Colvale prison on Tuesday while being taken to a court, Inspector General of Prisons Elvis Gomes said.

Jul 26, 2016, 14:32 PM IST

Goa polls: Sardesai questions Cong's seriousness for alliance

Taking a dig at opposition Congress for not taking a stand on alliance with like-minded parties for Goa polls due next year, Independent legislator Vijai Sardesai today questioned the party's seriousness on getting rid of ruling BJP.

Jul 19, 2016, 15:23 PM IST