Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar is an Indian Politician and leader of Bhartiya Janta Party. He is the CM of Goa since 2017. Before this, he was the Defence Minister of India. He was born on December 13, 1955, in Goa. He had also served as CM of Goa from 2000 to 2005 and 2012 to 2014. Parrikar is a former member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

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Goa's Pramod Sawant tests coronavirus positive, in home isolation

02 Sep 2020

Goa's Pramod Sawant tests coronavirus positive, in home isolation

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant informed via a tweet on Wednesday that he has tested positive for coronavirus and will remain in home isolation as he is asymptomatic.

He used my father's ill health, Parrikar's son slams Gandhi

15 Nov 2019

He used my father's ill health, Parrikar's son slams Gandhi

With the Supreme Court dismissing pleas seeking review on its earlier order that said it was satisfied with how the deal for 36 Rafale jets was signed with France, the Bharatiya Janata Party got new ammunition to target Congress.

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.

Rape accused Goa lawmaker among 10 MLAs to join BJP

12 Jul 2019

Rape accused Goa lawmaker among 10 MLAs to join BJP

As Congress continues to flail following the resignation of party president Rahul Gandhi, 10 Goa MLAs deserted the party on Wednesday to join the rival BJP in a major setback.

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.

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

03 Jul 2019

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and a dream destination for engineering aspirants.

Unlike Rahul, Smriti decides to build her house in Amethi

23 Jun 2019

Unlike Rahul, Smriti decides to build her house in Amethi

For more than a decade, Uttar Pradesh's Amethi had an absent parliamentarian- Rahul Gandhi.

Amethi: Smriti Irani's close aide shot dead at his home

26 May 2019

Amethi: Smriti Irani's close aide shot dead at his home

In a shocking event, a close aide of Bharatiya Janata Party's Smriti Irani was shot dead at his residence in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, police said on Sunday.

Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

20 May 2019

Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

#Elections2019: Congress President Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Amethi

10 Apr 2019

#Elections2019: Congress President Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Amethi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has filed his nomination from Uttar Pradesh's Amethi for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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.

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.

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.

#ManoharParrikar: IIT-B to remember its distinguished alumnus at condolence meet

18 Mar 2019

#ManoharParrikar: IIT-B to remember its distinguished alumnus at condolence meet

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) will hold a condolence meet this evening to pay tributes to their alumnus, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who died after battling pancreatic ailment for a year.

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.

#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.

Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah, President Kovind remember Manohar Parrikar

17 Mar 2019

Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah, President Kovind remember Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Manohar Parrikar passed away on Sunday, after battling pancreatic cancer for months. His health deteriorated on Saturday and CMO said doctors were "trying their best" to save him.

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.

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.

Goa: Ailing Manohar Parrikar put under observation, is stable

24 Feb 2019

Goa: Ailing Manohar Parrikar put under observation, is stable

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was admitted to Goa Medical College Hospital late on Saturday night, and his office has confirmed he is stable now.

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slams Rahul Gandhi over Rafale allegations

08 Feb 2019

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slams Rahul Gandhi over Rafale allegations

After Rahul Gandhi, citing a report by The Hindu, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "directly involved in the Rafale scam", Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has hit back.

Smriti slams RaGa on Parrikar meet, says he is hallucinating

31 Jan 2019

Smriti slams RaGa on Parrikar meet, says he is hallucinating

In a stinging Facebook post, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani tore into Congress President Rahul Gandhi on the claims he made after his recent meeting with Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

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.

Parrikar writes to RaGa: Didn't discuss Rafale with you

30 Jan 2019

Parrikar writes to RaGa: Didn't discuss Rafale with you

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday wrote a letter to Congress President Rahul Gandhi saying he was disappointed with his version of their meeting, which was widely reported in media, and clarified the Rafale deal wasn't discussed.

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.

With gloves off, Nirmala Sitharaman defends Rafale-deal, but RaGa unimpressed

04 Jan 2019

With gloves off, Nirmala Sitharaman defends Rafale-deal, but RaGa unimpressed

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman defended the multi-crore Rafale deal on Friday in the Lok Sabha using all her might, but Congress President Rahul Gandhi wasn't satisfied.

#RafaleDeal: Rahul Gandhi tweets four-questions for Narendra Modi, without number-3

03 Jan 2019

#RafaleDeal: Rahul Gandhi tweets four-questions for Narendra Modi, without number-3

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday, tweeted four questions for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Rafale deal.

Jaitley tears into RaGa's Rafale-claims, says family just understands 'money'

02 Jan 2019

Jaitley tears into RaGa's Rafale-claims, says family just understands 'money'

After Congress President Rahul Gandhi's speech in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stood up to speak on the Rafale Deal and targeted the Gandhi family.

RaGa in Lok Sabha: Entire country is questioning PM Modi

02 Jan 2019

RaGa in Lok Sabha: Entire country is questioning PM Modi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi took on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday and raised the issue of Rafale deal.

#RafaleDeal: Former ministers call for review of SC's decision

02 Jan 2019

#RafaleDeal: Former ministers call for review of SC's decision

Half a month after the Supreme Court gave a clean chit to the government on the controversial Rafale deal, former ministers Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha, along with activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, have requested the apex court for a review of its decision.

Goa minister reveals CM Manohar Parrikar has pancreatic cancer

27 Oct 2018

Goa minister reveals CM Manohar Parrikar has pancreatic cancer

Confirming what many already suspected, Goa's Health Minister, Vishwajit Rane, on Saturday told the press that Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was indeed suffering from pancreatic cancer.

Goa: BJP pressurizing Parrikar to continue as CM, alleges Velingkar

25 Oct 2018

Goa: BJP pressurizing Parrikar to continue as CM, alleges Velingkar

Former Goa unit RSS chief, Subhash Velingkar, has alleged that the BJP High Command is pressuring Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to continue in the post despite his ill health, to retain power in the state.

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.

CM Parrikar clearing all the files from AIIMS: Goa Minister

29 Sep 2018

CM Parrikar clearing all the files from AIIMS: Goa Minister

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's hospitalization hasn't hampered administrative work in the state as he is clearing official files from New Delhi's AIIMS, a senior Minister said today.

Even Lord Ram won't get elected without spending money: Goa-leader

27 Sep 2018

Even Lord Ram won't get elected without spending money: Goa-leader

Former Goa RSS Chief Subhash Velingkar claimed even Lord Ram would have to spend money to get elected in the current political situation.

Parrikar will continue being CM, changes in Cabinet soon: Shah

24 Sep 2018

Parrikar will continue being CM, changes in Cabinet soon: Shah

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to stick with Manohar Parrikar as the Chief Minister of Goa despite his illness.

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.

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.