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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar passes away

Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away in Panaji this evening after a prolonged illness. He was 63. Mr. Parrikar was diagnosed with a pancreatic ailment in February last year. Since then, he received treatment at various hospitals across Mumbai, New Delhi, Goa and the US.
A six-time MLA and former Defence Minister, Mr Parrikar was born on 13th December,… Read More

Manohar Parrikar presents 17,123 Cr budget for 2018-19

Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar presented in the state assembly a Rs 17,123-crore budget for 2018-19, an increase of 6.84 per cent over the ongoing fiscal, with a stress on education and job creation.Parrikar, who was undergoing treatment at a Mumbai hospital for a pancreatic ailment, returned here this afternoon.

The chief minister was present in the… Read More

Goa to ban drinking liquor in public places | Manohar Parrikar


Goa Chief Manohar Parrikar said that the state will ban drinking of liquor in public places to curb the nuisance created by people in drunken state. He said necessary amendments to the excise act will be done next month.”We need to come out with the notification banning drinking of liquor in public places. The notification will be issued by October end … Read More

Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji Assembly by-election

Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar won the Panaji Assembly by-election, defeating his nearest rival, Girish Chodankar of the Congress, by 4,803 votes.The counting of votes for by-election in remaining three Assembly constituencies, one each in Goa, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh is still on. Counting for Valpoi seats in Goa is going on.

In Delhi’s Bawana… Read More

Manohar Parrikar inaugurates 3 day MODI Fest

Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the three-day MODI Fest at Kala Academy in Panaji today. Mr Parrikar said, it’s a programme for taking the achievements of the government to the common people. He said after taking initiatives, it is also important for the government to inform people about them.

The MODI Fest showcases the progress of various… Read More

Manohar Parrikar participates in International Yoga Day

Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar joined several lawmakers and senior officials here to participate in the International Yoga Day celebrations held this morning.In a special event held at Dr Shama Prasad Mukherjee stadium, Parrikar performed some ‘asanas’ along with fellow cabinet colleagues and others including State Chief Secretary… Read More

Goa to seek changes in Centre’s cattle notification

Goa to seek changes in Centre's cattle notification_indianbureaucracy

The BJP-led Goa government will be urging the Centre to make some changes in the notification banning sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets in view of the “apprehensions” it has left in the minds of local people.
Goa Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai said he had taken up the issue with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who had agreed to … Read More

House lessons for Goa legislators in day-long workshop

Manohar Parrikar

A day-long workshop was held here for Goa Assembly MLAs to train them on legislative proceedings besides maintaining discipline and decorum on the floor of the House.”Delhi-based private agency PRS legislators research held an orientation for Goa MLAs on their conduct in the legislative assembly. They were also trained about the proceedings in the… Read More

Fadnavis all praise for garbage disposal technology used in Goa

Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis has appreciated the garbage treatment technology used in Goa and wants to replicate it in his state. Fadnavis along with his Goa counterpart Shri Manohar Parrikar visited a garbage processing plant run by Hindustan Waste Treatment Private Limited (HWTPL) at Saligao in North Goa .

“The chief minister… Read More

Manohar Parrikar wins Goa Assembly floor test 22-16

Manohar Parrikar

Chief Minister of Goa Shri Manohar Parrikar has won the vote of confidence during specially convened Goa Assembly by 22 – 16 votes. This was announced by pro tem speaker Siddharth Kunkolienkar after the vote of confidence on the floor.

Shri Vishwajeet Rane of Congress skipped floor test. Shri Churchill Alemao of NCP supported in favour of BJP led Government.… Read More

Devendra Fadnavis may take charge next Defence Minister

Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis may take charge of the Defence Ministry and Chandrakant Patil is likely to become the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra, according to media reports. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been given additional charge of the Defence Ministry after Manohar Parrikar resigned as Defence Minister on Monday to become Goa Chief Minister. With… Read More