Chandrakant Kavlekar

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Goa: 4 ministers, including 3 ex-Congress MLAs, included in Cabinet

13 Jul 2019

Goa: 4 ministers, including 3 ex-Congress MLAs, included in Cabinet

On Saturday, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant inducted four new ministers in his Cabinet. Out of them, three were those who quit Congress to join BJP earlier this week.

Goa: Congress MLA, who joined BJP, to become deputy CM

13 Jul 2019

Goa: Congress MLA, who joined BJP, to become deputy CM

Earlier this week, a setback hit Congress in Goa after 10 of its MLAs joined the ruling BJP. And the saffron party is all poised to reward the former Congress MLAs, accordingly.

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.

Manohar Parrikar's demise: Next Goa CM to be announced soon

18 Mar 2019

Manohar Parrikar's demise: Next Goa CM to be announced soon

Goa BJP President and Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar said the party would announce the next Chief Minister at 2 PM on Monday. A swearing-in ceremony will take place after 3 PM, Tendulkar said, reports PTI.

After Manohar Parrikar's demise, who will now be Goa's CM

18 Mar 2019

After Manohar Parrikar's demise, who will now be Goa's CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday, after battling pancreatic cancer for months. With his demise, politics in the coastal state entered a phase of uncertainty and soon two meetings were held in two separate settings.

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.

Amid Rafale allegations, Rahul Gandhi meets Manohar Parrikar in Goa

29 Jan 2019

Amid Rafale allegations, Rahul Gandhi meets Manohar Parrikar in Goa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi met Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today at the state Assembly complex in Panaji (Goa) and enquired about his health.

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.

Congress claims it has numbers to form government in Goa

19 Sep 2018

Congress claims it has numbers to form government in Goa

Congress today claimed that it has the support of over 21 legislators in the 40-member Assembly, giving it enough strength to form the government in Goa.

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 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.

Goa: Congress writes to Governor to stake claim to form-government

18 May 2018

Goa: Congress writes to Governor to stake claim to form-government

In the aftermath of Karnataka rumble, the Congress today staked claim to form the government in Goa, being the single-largest party in the Legislative Assembly held in 2017.

Goa Budget 2017: New CM Parrikar announces costlier petrol, beer

25 Mar 2017

Goa Budget 2017: New CM Parrikar announces costlier petrol, beer

After a rocky government formation process, new Goa CM Manohar Parrikar doubled VAT on motor spirit from 7% to 15%, and hiked beer prices by Rs. 2-5 in the 2017-18 Goa budget.