Goa CM

BJP's Pramod Sawant makes his mark in BJP's post-Manohar Parrikar era

While the 'crown jewel', the Panaji Assembly seat, held by the BJP since 1994 and one which bears Parrikar's familiar footprint was lost, the effort by the CM seems to have paid off.

published on : 24th May 2019

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

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

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

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

Manohar Parrikar passes away;  BJP's Pramod Sawant sworn in as new Goa CM, 11-member cabinet also takes oath

Sawant is a medical practitioner by profession and had completed his Masters in Social Work after finishing graduation in Ayurveda. 

published on : 18th March 2019

After Parrikar's death, BJP, allies meet to choose new Goa CM

A meeting was held on Sunday which was attended by three MLAs of the Goa Forward Party, including its chief Vijai Sardesai and three MGP MLAs led by state Transport Minister Sudin Dhavalikar.

published on : 18th March 2019

India will be eternally grateful to Shri Manohar Parrikar: PM Modi condoles death of Goa CM

Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman and Smriti Irani also condoled the demise of Goa CM and former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. 

published on : 17th March 2019

Manohar Parrikar was one of Goa's favourite sons: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi 

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, Ashok Gehlot and other Congress ministers condoled the death of Goa CM and former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

published on : 17th March 2019

Manohar Parrikar: IIT grad to Defence Minister of India

Born on December 13, 1955 into a middle-class family, his political career began as an RSS pracharak and he continued working for the Sangh even after graduating from IIT-Bombay as an engineer.

published on : 17th March 2019

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar passes away at 63, last rites in Panaji on Monday

Parrikar's final journey will begin after 4 pm when his remains will be taken to Miramar area in Panaji procession, and the final rites will be performed at 5 pm.

published on : 17th March 2019

Manohar Parrikar has advanced-stage cancer, says Goa minister

Since returning from AIIMS, Delhi, in October, Parrikar is mostly confined to his private residencewhere he has held cabinet meetings.

published on : 3rd March 2019

Manohar Parrikar slams Rahul Gandhi for using courtesy call for political gains

The ailing Goa CM said in a letter that Rahul Gandhi did not mention or discuss about the Rafale fighter jet deal in their five-minute meeting.

published on : 30th 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
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