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Goa NSUI wants Salman banned after actor snatches fan's phone

29 Jan 2020

Goa NSUI wants Salman banned after actor snatches fan's phone

After a video of Bollywood actor Salman Khan snatching a fan's phone away went viral, the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) has demanded a ban on the 54-year-old actor in Goa.

BJP's Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM at 2am

19 Mar 2019

BJP's Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM at 2am

Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of the state to succeed Manohar Parrikar reportedly in a "hasty, post-midnight ceremony".

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.

State funeral for Manohar Parrikar today, PM Modi to attend

18 Mar 2019

State funeral for Manohar Parrikar today, PM Modi to attend

Manohar Parrikar, one of the tallest leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party, passed away on Sunday in Goa.

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.

Goa BJP-MLA fears CBI raids if he spoke against party

01 Nov 2018

Goa BJP-MLA fears CBI raids if he spoke against party

BJP MLA and former Deputy CM Francis D'Souza, who returned to Panaji yesterday after undergoing treatment in US, claimed that he might face raids from central agencies if he spoke against his own party.

Goa-BJP functionary asked for explanation on video supporting Ajaz Khan

26 Oct 2018

Goa-BJP functionary asked for explanation on video supporting Ajaz Khan

The Goa BJP's minority cell Friday asked one of its functionaries to clarify about a video he posted supporting actor Ajaz Khan who was arrested by Maharashtra Police for alleged possession of drugs.

Goa: Congress's Chellakumar says Vishwajit Rane wanted to split BJP

16 Oct 2018

Goa: Congress's Chellakumar says Vishwajit Rane wanted to split BJP

Congress's A Chellakumar has claimed that Goa BJP Minister Vishwajit Rane wanted to split the ruling saffron party in the state and join the main opposition party after the Lok Sabha polls due next year.

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.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar flies to US for medical treatment

30 Aug 2018

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar flies to US for medical treatment

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today left for the US for medical treatment, an official said.

Goa: Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in Zuari, Mandovi rivers

21 Aug 2018

Goa: Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in Zuari, Mandovi rivers

The ashes of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee would be immersed in the Mandovi and Zuari rivers of Goa on August 24, a senior BJP official said today.

Bring law to ban agri-land sale to non-Goans: BJP MLA

12 Mar 2018

Bring law to ban agri-land sale to non-Goans: BJP MLA

Goa BJP legislator Michael Lobo on Monday favored bringing a law to ban the sale of agricultural land to non-Goans.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer

10 Mar 2018

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who left for treatment to the US from Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital in the wee hours of Wednesday, is reportedly suffering from an advanced stage of pancreatic cancer.

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.

CM Parrikar to contest Goa bypoll from Panaji

10 May 2017

CM Parrikar to contest Goa bypoll from Panaji

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be contesting a bypoll from his former constituency of Panaji. Th election date has not been announced yet.

Velingkar floats parallel unit after being dismissed from RSS

03 Sep 2016

Velingkar floats parallel unit after being dismissed from RSS

Subhash Velingkar, who was dismissed as RSS Goa unit chief on Thursday, said he and his supporters would function independently by forming a separate RSS Goa prant, and will seek affiliation from the parent-body only after March 2017 elections.

RSS workers resign en masse to protest Chief's sacking

01 Sep 2016

RSS workers resign en masse to protest Chief's sacking

400 RSS volunteers resigned to protest against the unceremonious dismissal of Goa state's RSS Chief Subhash Velingkar.