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Stranded in Goa, Nafisa Ali gets government's help

03 Apr 2020

Stranded in Goa, Nafisa Ali gets government's help

After news surfaced that veteran actor and politician Nafisa Ali Sodhi has been stranded in Goa due to the lockdown, state government officials reached out to help her.

Alcohol to become expensive in Goa: Here's why

07 Feb 2020

Alcohol to become expensive in Goa: Here's why

Goa's celebrated tag of providing cheap liquor may be snatched away soon, as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant hiked rates in the maiden budget that he presented on Thursday.

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.

Goa Police launches probe after posters for 'nude party' emerge

24 Sep 2019

Goa Police launches probe after posters for 'nude party' emerge

Recently, two racy posters about a "nude party" in North Goa emerged on social media.

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.

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".

Reportedly, BJP chooses Pramod Sawant as Manohar Parrikar's successor

18 Mar 2019

Reportedly, BJP chooses Pramod Sawant as Manohar Parrikar's successor

After much deliberation, assembly speaker Pramod Sawant has reportedly been chosen by BJP to be Goa's new Chief Minister. The post got vacant after former Defense Minister and four-time CM Manohar Parrikar passed away on Sunday.

BJP decides that Manohar Parrikar will continue as Goa CM

23 Sep 2018

BJP decides that Manohar Parrikar will continue as Goa CM

The BJP has decided that ailing Goal Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will continue in his post.

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.

People dumping live puppies, kittens in garbage, says Goa CM

03 Aug 2018

People dumping live puppies, kittens in garbage, says Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today told the Legislative Assembly that people were dumping puppies and kittens in the garbage while they were still alive.

BJP does not respect democracy: Goa Congress spokesperson

19 May 2018

BJP does not respect democracy: Goa Congress spokesperson

Goa Congress spokesperson Yatish Naik today said that the way BJP MPs Shripad Naik and Narendra Sawaikar condemned their (Congress's) action of meeting the Governor and submitting the letter, indicated that BJP has scant respect for the democracy.

Goa-CM Parrikar responding well to treatment in US: Suresh Prabhu

24 Mar 2018

Goa-CM Parrikar responding well to treatment in US: Suresh Prabhu

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said that ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is responding well to medical treatment in the US and also expressed hope that he will return home soon.

Foreigners can eat beef outside before visiting India: Tourism Minister

08 Sep 2017

Foreigners can eat beef outside before visiting India: Tourism Minister

A day after being sworn in, new Tourism Minister KJ Alphons had asserted there's no food code issued by the BJP, that states like Kerala and Goa would continue eating beef.

Cabinet reshuffle on Sept 3: What can we expect?

02 Sep 2017

Cabinet reshuffle on Sept 3: What can we expect?

PM Narendra Modi will reshuffle his cabinet on September 3. A dozen new faces are expected even as eight-nine current ministers have put in their papers.

Cabinet reshuffle: Several ministers quit amid speculations

01 Sep 2017

Cabinet reshuffle: Several ministers quit amid speculations

The resignation of several ministers has set in motion a major reshuffle in the Narendra Modi government, sources said.

Bypolls: Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji, AAP clinches Bawana in Delhi

28 Aug 2017

Bypolls: Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji, AAP clinches Bawana in Delhi

Securing his position as Goa CM, Manohar Parrikar won the Panaji bypolls by 4,803 votes, defeating Congress' Girish Chodankar .

Parrikar proves majority in Goa

16 Mar 2017

Parrikar proves majority in Goa

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar proved his majority during the floor test in the Goa assembly.

Can Jaitley fill the void left by Parrikar?

15 Mar 2017

Can Jaitley fill the void left by Parrikar?

Manohar Parrikar took oath as Chief Minister of Goa, leading a coalition spearheaded by the BJP.

Supreme Court advances Goa floor test

15 Mar 2017

Supreme Court advances Goa floor test

The SC has advanced the floor test by the Parrikar government in Goa to 16 March. The court rejected a plea by the Congress to hold a composite floor test.

Manohar Parrikar sworn-in as Goa's Chief Minister

14 Mar 2017

Manohar Parrikar sworn-in as Goa's Chief Minister

BJP leader Manohar Parrikar has taken oath as the Chief Minister of Goa. He took the oath in Konkani.

Manohar Parrikar appointed Goa CM

13 Mar 2017

Manohar Parrikar appointed Goa CM

Governor Mridula Sinha has invited Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to form the government in Goa after the BJP concluded hasty negotiations with independents and smaller candidates. The BJP has shown support of 21 MLAs.

Goa's future undecided, 2 constituencies remain

11 Mar 2017

Goa's future undecided, 2 constituencies remain

In Goa, Congress has secured 17 seats and the BJP is trailing behind with 13 seats.

Goa: Congress leads in early trends, CM Parsekar loses seat

11 Mar 2017

Goa: Congress leads in early trends, CM Parsekar loses seat

Counting for the 40 seats in Goa began at 8:30am on March 11. In a big blow to BJP, CM Laxmikant Parsekar lost his Mandrem seat. There are speculations that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will return as CM if BJP wins.