Goa Assembly

Kingpin of drugs trade in state yet to be identified: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Sawant said that mainly contrabands like 'charas' and 'ganja' were being smuggled into Goa from neighbouring states.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Goa Board has no record of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar's clemency letter to British: CM

Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo sought to know whether it was a fact that Savarkar had written to the British asking for clemency when he was jailed in Port Blair.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Digambar Kamat new leader of opposition in Goa Assembly

The recent defection of 10 MLAs of the Congress has reduced the strength of the party in the 40-member House to just five.

published on : 17th July 2019

BJP chews up Goa Congress, two-thirds of MLAs defect

The Congress, which had emerged as a single-largest party after 2017 Assembly polls in the coastal state, is now reduced to five legislators.

published on : 10th July 2019

BJP's Rajesh Patnekar elected Goa Assembly Speaker

The election was necessitated after Speaker Pramod Sawant was appointed the Chief Minister following Parrikar's death.

published on : 4th June 2019

Congress upbeat on both Goa Lok Sabha seats and three assembly bypolls

The campaigning in the state ended today evening.

published on : 21st April 2019

Ailing CM Manohar Parrikar skips morning session of Goa Assembly

Sources in the Chief Minister's Office said Manohar Parrikar was expected to attend the afternoon session of the House.

published on : 31st January 2019

Ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar delivers Budget speech with 'full hosh and josh'

Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar said that Parrikar should come back to "hosh" before asking people about their "josh".

published on : 30th January 2019

Day after attacking Manohar Parrikar over Rafale, Rahul Gandhi visits ailing Goa CM

Gandhi has been in Goa since Saturday on a private visit along with his mother and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

published on : 29th January 2019

Budget session of Goa Assembly from January 29

Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar had last week said their demand was not approved by the BJP-led state government.

published on : 28th January 2019

Ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to attend entire 3-day session of Assembly

On the second day of the session, Parrikar is likely to table the Budget in the House.

published on : 24th January 2019

Will protest if CM Manohar Parrikar 'dodges' Goa Assembly committee meet: Congress

Both Parrikar, as Chief Minister and Kavlekar as Leader of Opposition, are part of the six-member Committee.

published on : 18th January 2019

Ensure Goa Assembly is not dissolved: Congress to President Ram Nath Kovind

The Congress is the largest party in the 40-member Goa Assembly with 16 MLAs, while the Parrikar government has the support of 23 MLAs.

published on : 15th October 2018