Goa

Goa CM Pramod Sawant to meet PM on Thursday

Earlier in the day, Sawant proved the majority of his BJP-led government in the Assembly, comfortably winning a floor test in the House.

published on : 20th March 2019

Newly-appointed Goa CM Pramod Sawant wins floor test in Assembly with support of 20 MLAs

The special session of the House was convened by Governor Mridula Sinha to conduct the floor test, after Sawant was sworn in as the CM during wee hours of Tuesday.

published on : 20th March 2019

New BJP-led government in Goa to face floor test Wednesday; CM Pramod Sawant confident of victory

The government claims majority with the support of 21 MLAs--12 from the BJP, three each of allies GFP) and MGP and three Independents. 

published on : 20th March 2019

New Goa CM Pramod Sawant wants floor test in House on Wednesday

'We have written to Governor Mridula Sinha, requesting her to hold the floor test Wednesday to prove our strength. We are ready for the floor test,' Sawant said.

published on : 19th March 2019

It won’t be easy for Goa to find a man of Parrikar's stature

Humble, accessible, good-humoured … that could be a perfect thumbnail sketch of Manohar Parrikar.

published on : 19th March 2019

BJP's Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM; allies to get two deputy CM posts

At a much-delayed swearing-in ceremony, held around 2 am Tuesday, 11 other MLAs, part of the Parrikar-led cabinet, were also sworn in as ministers.

published on : 19th March 2019

Parrikar was 18th chief minister in the country and second in Goa to die while in office

The legendary thespian M G Ramachandran, and the founder of All Indian Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) also died while in office in December 1987.

published on : 19th March 2019

We along with allies will stake claim in Goa after CM selection: BJP chief Amit Shah

Shah was in Goa to attend the funeral of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who died at 63 Sunday after battling pancreatic cancer.

published on : 18th March 2019

Late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar cremated with state honours; thousands bid adieu

BJP president Amit Shah, some Union ministers and chief ministers of BJP-ruled states attended the funeral at Miramar.

published on : 18th March 2019

No consensus with allies as yet on next Goa CM, says Nitin Gadkari

He said the BJP had zeroed in on the next CM candidate but its allies in the state were yet to get on board.

published on : 18th March 2019

Goa's Shigmo festival cancelled in wake of Manohar Parrikar's death

Shigmo is a week-long pre-Holi festivity celebrated by Hindus, whose style of celebration is similar to a carnival.

published on : 18th March 2019

Congress MLAs meet Goa Governor, stake claim to form government

The opposition party had earlier written to Sinha, staking claim to form the government on Friday and then again on Sunday.

published on : 18th March 2019

Prime Minister Modi leaves for Goa to pay tribute to Parrikar

Modi left for Goa soon after the Union Cabinet meeting, which was convened to condole the demise of Parrikar.

published on : 18th March 2019

New CM to be sworn in Monday: Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar

'The decision on chief ministerial candidate is yet to be taken. But the picture will be clear by 2 pm,' the state party chief said.

published on : 18th March 2019

An able administrator and an intellectual: Tamil Nadu Governor on Parrikar

'Parrikar was endowed with impeccable integrity, administrative ability and a charismatic personality,' he said.

published on : 18th March 2019
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