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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.