Goa Government

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Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

11 Jul 2019

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

While the Congress is dealing with an acute crisis in Karnataka, it suffered a major setback in Goa after 10 of its 15 MLAs quit to join the state's ruling party BJP.

As Parrikar's health worsens, Congress stakes claim to form government

17 Mar 2019

As Parrikar's health worsens, Congress stakes claim to form government

As Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health took a turn for the worse, the Congress unit of the coastal state wrote to Governor Mridula Sinha asking her to dismiss his regime and invite them to form the government instead.

Goa government sets up special court for illegal mining cases

29 Jan 2019

Goa government sets up special court for illegal mining cases

The Goa government has set up a special court for speedy trial in cases related to illegal mining in the coastal state after receiving several police complaints in this connection.

Goa FDA woman officer, 'formalin' whistleblower, alleges harassment by government

30 Dec 2018

Goa FDA woman officer, 'formalin' whistleblower, alleges harassment by government

A woman officer of Goa's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) department has alleged harassment by the state government after her tests confirmed the presence of formalin, a toxic chemical, in fish imported to the state.

PM wishes Parrikar on 63rd birthday; BJP holds special prayer

13 Dec 2018

PM wishes Parrikar on 63rd birthday; BJP holds special prayer

PM Narendra Modi today wished ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on his 63rd birthday and prayed for his good health.

CM Parrikar clearing all the files from AIIMS: Goa Minister

29 Sep 2018

CM Parrikar clearing all the files from AIIMS: Goa Minister

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's hospitalization hasn't hampered administrative work in the state as he is clearing official files from New Delhi's AIIMS, a senior Minister said today.

It's no entry for Goans in casinos from next year

04 Aug 2018

It's no entry for Goans in casinos from next year

It'll be closed doors for Goans in the casinos from 2019.

Congress alleges 'plastic eggs' being sold in Goa; demands action

31 Jul 2018

Congress alleges 'plastic eggs' being sold in Goa; demands action

The Congress today alleged that "plastic eggs" are being sold in Goa and demanded action from the Goa Government to check the practice.

Goa govt to install 60,000 bio-toilets under ODF-scheme: CM Parrikar

25 Jul 2018

Goa govt to install 60,000 bio-toilets under ODF-scheme: CM Parrikar

The Goa government will install 60,000 bio-toilets at a cost of Rs. 280cr to make the state open defecation free (ODF) under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told Legislative Assembly today.

Pakistani hackers hack Goa Institute of Management's website

16 Aug 2016

Pakistani hackers hack Goa Institute of Management's website

The website of the Goa Institute of Management, a top B-school was hacked by a group of 'Pak cyber attackers'.