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No link between formalin-laced fish and cancer: Goa Minister

The controversy involving use of formalin -- a carcinogenic chemical used to preserve cadavers in morgues -- in fish erupted in July last year, after an FDA team found traces of formalin in fish being sold in a South Goa fish market during a raid.

Aug 01, 2019, 15:28 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

CM Manohar Parrikar stable, under observation till Monday: Goa Health Minister

The 63-year-old senior BJP leader, suffering from a serious ailment since the last one year and recuperating at his private residence at Dona Paula, was admitted to GMCH late on Saturday night.

Feb 24, 2019, 22:13 PM IST

In Goa, no ID proof equates to no medical treatment

In Goa, no identification proof equates to no medical treatment in hospitals, all thanks to the state's new policy. 

Oct 28, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Assembly byelection Results: BJP wins Goa bypolls; AAP bags Bawana, TDP wrests Nandyal

The results for Assembly polls in four constituencies falling in Delhi, Goa and Andhra Pradesh were declared on Monday.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

Manohar Parrikar wins Goa bypoll; PM Narendra Modi congratulates

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji Assembly by-election, defeating his Congress rival Girish Chodankar.

Aug 28, 2017, 07:04 AM IST

State chiefs of BJP, Congress in fray for Rajya Sabha election in Goa

There would be a straight fight as Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar and state Congress chief Shantaram Naik are the only two candidates who have filed nominations.


Jul 20, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Congress would be wiped out under Rahul Gandhi: Vishwajit Rane

Goa minister Vishwajit Rane, who parted ways with the Congress after the Assembly polls, on Saturday claimed that the party would be wiped out under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

May 13, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

Congress demands 'ban' on ex-MLA Vishwajit Rane's re-entry

Still smarting from party leader Vishwajit Rane's high-profile cross over to the BJP, the Congress on Monday said it is of the view that he should never be allowed back in the party fold in future.

Apr 10, 2017, 19:39 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi 'non-serious' leader, Congress will get 20 seats in 2019: Vishwajit Rane

Vishwajit Rane, who quit the Congress to join the BJP last week, says that party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi is "non-serious" and an inaccessible leader and under his leadership the grand old party would be reduced to just 20 seats in the 2019 general election.

Apr 10, 2017, 13:36 PM IST

Former Goa Congress MLA Vishwajit Rane joins BJP, says will strenthen the hands of Manohar Parrikar

Former Congress legislator Vishwajit Rane on Thursday officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and state party President Vinay Tendulkar.

Apr 07, 2017, 00:11 AM IST

Goa: Ex-Congress MLA Vishwajit Rane to join BJP today

BJP sources said Vishwajit ​Rane could soon be inducted into the Manohar Parrikar-led coalition cabinet.

Apr 06, 2017, 08:55 AM IST

Goa Congress rift takes new turn as MLA Vishwajit Rane blames Digvijay Singh for adversity

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Mar 14, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

I'll remain in Congress if it ties up with like-minded forces: Rane

Congress is facing a rebellion as senior leader Vishwajit Rane has threatened to quit the party.

Jul 10, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

Lokayukta case in job scam involving former minister

Goa government has recently amended the Goa Lokayukta Bill 2013, under which the Lokayukta will function.

May 28, 2013, 14:42 PM IST

Goa health minister accuses former minister

Goa Health Ministry is miffed over some files missing from the department and has accused a former health minister.

Dec 13, 2012, 12:40 PM IST

Goa: Rane warns BJP leaders of defamation case

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane
Monday Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar and his fellow BJP leader Kirit Somaiya that he would be filing case against them for "defaming him in the illegal mining scam".

Oct 10, 2011, 15:24 PM IST

V Rane warns BJP leaders of defamation case

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane
today warned Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar and his
fellow BJP leader Kirit Somaiya that he would be filing case
against them for "defaming him in the illegal mining scam".

Oct 10, 2011, 13:57 PM IST

Quit as minister to face elections, BJP tells Vishwajit Rane

Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday asked
state health minister Vishwajit Rane to quit the ministerial
berth before facing the by-elections.

Jul 15, 2010, 23:22 PM IST

Goa min quits post, House, before getting into cabinet again

Independent Goa MLA and Minister
Vishwajit Rane today resigned from the cabinet and the state
Assembly to join the Congress party hours before being
re-inducted into the government.

Jun 24, 2010, 18:14 PM IST