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Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

20 May 2019

Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

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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.

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".

Goa: Full state honors with 21-gun salute for Manohar Parrikar

18 Mar 2019

Goa: Full state honors with 21-gun salute for Manohar Parrikar

Late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's last rites have been performed at Miramar beach on Monday.

#RIPManoharParrikar: 5 things the Goa CM should be remembered for

18 Mar 2019

#RIPManoharParrikar: 5 things the Goa CM should be remembered for

Four-time Goa CM and former Defense Minister, Manohar Parrikar, passed away on Sunday at 63 after battling a prolonged illness.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar dies at 63, condolences follow

17 Mar 2019

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar dies at 63, condolences follow

After battling pancreatic cancer for months, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday, reports have confirmed.

Sunburn festival returns to Goa after three-long years

20 Feb 2019

Sunburn festival returns to Goa after three-long years

The Goa government has given its approval for holding the Sunburn Klassique electronic dance and music (EDM) festival in the state, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said today.

Tube in nose, ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar presents budget

30 Jan 2019

Tube in nose, ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar presents budget

In a sight that evokes concern, ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar presented the state budget on Wednesday while seated with a tube inserted into his nose.

PM wishes Parrikar on 63rd birthday; BJP holds special prayer

13 Dec 2018

PM wishes Parrikar on 63rd birthday; BJP holds special prayer

PM Narendra Modi today wished ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on his 63rd birthday and prayed for his good health.

Goa: Shiv Sena meets Governor, asks to dissolve state assembly

12 Oct 2018

Goa: Shiv Sena meets Governor, asks to dissolve state assembly

The Goa unit of the Shiv Sena submitted a memorandum to Governor Mridula Sinha demanding that the State Assembly be dissolved due to "non-functioning" of the government and inability of any party to form an alternate government.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar calls cabinet meeting at AIIMS, Delhi

12 Oct 2018

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar calls cabinet meeting at AIIMS, Delhi

In what marks the first meeting of its kind, ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar has called a cabinet meeting at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi, where he is undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer.

Vice President Naidu meets ailing CM Parrikar at Delhi's AIIMS

30 Sep 2018

Vice President Naidu meets ailing CM Parrikar at Delhi's AIIMS

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday met ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar at Delhi's AIIMS to inquire about his health.

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: Private cab operators to hold 'mega rally' on Aug-17

14 Aug 2018

Goa: Private cab operators to hold 'mega rally' on Aug-17

The private cab operators in Goa will hold a "mega rally" on August 17 against the app-based taxi service launched by a state-run agency.

Goa PWD-Minister Sudin Dhavalikar hospitalized in Mumbai for unknown illness

10 Jul 2018

Goa PWD-Minister Sudin Dhavalikar hospitalized in Mumbai for unknown illness

Goa Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai, a family member said today but refused to identify the illness.

Parrikar back at work one day after return from US

15 Jun 2018

Parrikar back at work one day after return from US

A day after Goa CM Manohar Parrikar returned home after his medical treatment in the US, he sought the blessings of his family deity today morning and also chaired a meeting of state officials.

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 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 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.

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

01 Mar 2018

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have begun planning in earnest for the upcoming assembly polls and the big gun, 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Manohar Parrikar rushed to hospital again after abdominal pain

26 Feb 2018

Manohar Parrikar rushed to hospital again after abdominal pain

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar has been admitted to hospital again. Four days ago, he was discharged after a one-week stay at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital.

Back from hospital, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar presents Budget

22 Feb 2018

Back from hospital, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar presents Budget

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar presented the Budget, merely hours after being discharged from the hospital. He was rushed to the hospital on February 15 for inflamed pancreas. He underwent treatment at Mumbai's Lilavati hospital.

Manohar Parrikar discharged after a week in hospital

22 Feb 2018

Manohar Parrikar discharged after a week in hospital

A week after he was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai for stomach ache, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar was discharged today and has arrived in Goa.

As CM Manohar Parrikar ails, controversies and complications arise

20 Feb 2018

As CM Manohar Parrikar ails, controversies and complications arise

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar complained of stomach-ache on Wednesday night; he was subsequently taken to the Goa Medical College and Hospital for check-up.

Girls drinking beer worries Goa CM Manohar Parrikar. Wait, what?

10 Feb 2018

Girls drinking beer worries Goa CM Manohar Parrikar. Wait, what?

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar recently said the drug problem in the state's colleges isn't as huge as it is made out to be.

BJP soon to be largest party in Rajya Sabha too?

03 Jan 2018

BJP soon to be largest party in Rajya Sabha too?

PM Modi has consistently thundered about wanting a "Congress-mukt Bharat." Though he is slowly inching towards this dream, in Parliament, he might soon be very close to this objective.

Demonetization anniversary: Chidambaram says RBI should release demonetization-related documents

08 Nov 2017

Demonetization anniversary: Chidambaram says RBI should release demonetization-related documents

As opposition celebrates "black day," former finance minister P Chidambaram slammed the Modi government for the demonetization move.

Goa: Drinking in public places can land you in jail

05 May 2017

Goa: Drinking in public places can land you in jail

Public drinking can now land people behind the bars in Goa.

Congress's Digvijay Singh dismissed as party in-charge in Goa, Karnataka

30 Apr 2017

Congress's Digvijay Singh dismissed as party in-charge in Goa, Karnataka

Congress removed Digvijaya Singh as General Secretary in charge of Goa and poll-bound Karnataka.

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.