Vijai Sardesai

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Goa: Pramod Sawant wins floor-test in Assembly with 20 votes

20 Mar 2019

Goa: Pramod Sawant wins floor-test in Assembly with 20 votes

Newly-appointed Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant passed the floor test on Wednesday after 20 MLAs voted in favor of the government, led by 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 minister says he can look like a 'bouncer' too

02 Mar 2019

Goa minister says he can look like a 'bouncer' too

Recently, Goa Town and Country Planning Minister, Vijai Sardesai, drew flak over a viral picture showing bouncers, and not local police, guarding him.

Goa mining: Several ministers, politicians to support GMPF's Delhi protest

10 Dec 2018

Goa mining: Several ministers, politicians to support GMPF's Delhi protest

Several ministers and politicians from Goa are expected to visit New Delhi to offer support to Goa Mining People's Front (GMPF), who is scheduled to begin a three-day protest tomorrow to press for the resumption of mining in the state.

Goa: Congress stakes claim to form government, amid Parrikar's treatment

17 Sep 2018

Goa: Congress stakes claim to form government, amid Parrikar's treatment

In a letter to Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, Congress has staked claim to form the government alleging the government is not functioning.

Goa: BJP looks for alternatives, Parrikar being airlifted to AIIMS

15 Sep 2018

Goa: BJP looks for alternatives, Parrikar being airlifted to AIIMS

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has reportedly been airlifted to AIIMS, New Delhi for cancer treatment, at 8:00am 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.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar returns after treatment in US

14 Jun 2018

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar returns after treatment in US

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar landed back in India today after undergoing treatment for more than three months in the US.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to return from US this week

12 Jun 2018

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to return from US this week

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, who is in the US for treatment of a pancreatic ailment since March, will return to Goa this week.

Goa: Role of regional parties in politics cannot be undermined

15 May 2018

Goa: Role of regional parties in politics cannot be undermined

The regional parties in the BJP-led Goa government today said their importance cannot be undermined in politics.

Goa CM Parrikar writes to state Governor for treatment abroad

07 Mar 2018

Goa CM Parrikar writes to state Governor for treatment abroad

Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday wrote a letter to state Governor Mridula Sinha informing her that he would be going abroad for further treatment.

Goa-CM Parrikar may go abroad for treatment after Mumbai health-check-up

05 Mar 2018

Goa-CM Parrikar may go abroad for treatment after Mumbai health-check-up

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar will go to Mumbai today for a health check-up and if needed, may even go abroad for further treatment, his office said.