Tube In Nose, Manohar Parrikar Presents Goa Budget. Pauses For Water

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 16:08
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has been severely unwell for months, sounded feeble as he presented the budget in the assembly today with a tube in his nose.Mr Parrikar, who is also the state finance minister, wore a cap…

Goa airport gets first GI store, 200 more coming up: Prabhu

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 10:59
“Each of the airports in the country will host GI stalls promoting local product and handicrafts manufactured locally,” he added. “Over a period of time, there are certain geographies with very specific skills. In some geographies, there is expertise available…

Nine tourists arrested for public consumption of alcohol in Goa

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 09:59
Even as tourism industry stakeholders have stepped up pressure on the state government to crack down on public drinking, nine domestic tourists were on Tuesday arrested for boozing in public areas and creating a nuisance in the beach village of…

Shameful that ailing Parrikar propped in CM chair: Ex-Goa RSS chief

Thursday, 10 January 2019 09:07
It is shameful that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar continues to be in power despite being severely unwell, former Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar said on Wednesday, adding that an ailing head of state is detrimental to the state and its…

Goa audio clip: ‘X’ will reveal truth about Rafale files

Friday, 04 January 2019 09:56
The anonymous ‘X’, the person who is heard in the audio clip with Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, may come out with the truth about the discussion in the state Cabinet meeting last month about Rafale files in Goa Chief…

No conversation on Rafale at Cabinet meet, Congress desperate: Parrikar

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 16:15
The audio clip featuring a purported conversation between a Goa Minister and an unidentified person about the Rafale deal is a “desperate attempt” by the Congress to fabricate facts and no such discussion had happened, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said…

As Parrikar attends office, BJP gets even with Congress

Tuesday, 01 January 2019 17:08
Now that ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is back in office, it is time for Congress leaders to perform their own ‘shradh’ (funeral ceremony), Goa’s Power Minister Nilesh Cabral said on Tuesday. “Today, the Chief Minister met us (in office).…

BJP showing Parrikar as ‘He-man, Superman’ in staged photo-shoots: Congress

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 15:50
Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is being projected as a ‘He-Man or Superman’ by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and made to pose in staged photo-shoots, the Congress said on Wednesday, chiding the former Defence Minister for skipping the…

Ailing Parrikar’s inspection visit not a stunt: BJP

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 08:57
Rejecting criticism that ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s visit to an under-construction bridge near Panaji was a stunt, state BJP leader Sadanand Shet Tanavde on Monday said that Congress leaders will not be allowed to meet Parrikar henceforth because…

Goa assembly ratifies GST bill in special session

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:14
Panaji: The Goa legislative assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution ratifying the Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2016, as passed by parliament during its monsoon session. This paves the way for the presidential assent to the bill.Chief Minister Laxmikant…