Manohar Parrikar

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

Father never wanted me to join politics: Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal

While there was speculation that Utpal would be given a ticket, the party chose Siddharth Kunkolienkar.

published on : 29th April 2019

BJP denies ticket to late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's son for Panaji bypoll

Sidharth Kuncalienkar's nomination was approved after much delay by the Bharatiya Janata Party's Central Election Committee.

published on : 28th April 2019

Late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's mentor Subhash Velingkar takes on BJP in Panaji by-election

Subhash Velingkar said that he would be focussing on providing basic amenities like drinking water, good roads, transport for Panaji.

published on : 26th April 2019

Goa readies for bypoll for Manohar Parrikar's Panaji seat

After Parrikar died following a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer, his son in a public message had said that he would like to further his father's legacy for nation-building.

published on : 24th April 2019

No sympathy wave for BJP after Manohar Parrikar's death: Goa Congress leader Girish Chodankar

Girish Chodankar said the MGP's move of joining hands with the Congress has improved his party's poll prospects in Goa.

published on : 20th April 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Shripad Naik all set to break free of Manohar Parrikar's shadow

In North Goa, the mining leases are spread over five Hindu-dominated assembly segments, whose economy has been paralysed due to mining inactivity.

published on : 16th April 2019

Would implement the budget drafted by late Manohar Parrikar: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Parrikar had read out the financial statement of the Budget in the Legislative Assembly in January with a tube inserted through his nose.

published on : 14th April 2019

Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal rightful heir of his legacy: Goa Deputy CM

Utpal Parrikar is being rumoured to be the BJP's candidate from Panaji, where by-election is slated on May 19.

published on : 12th April 2019

Manohar Parrikar's sons hint about entering politics to continue his legacy

Speculation has been rife in the coastal state since then that Parrikar's sons -- Utpal and Abhijat -- might take the political plunge in the Lok Sabha polls or the Panaji bypoll.

published on : 31st March 2019

Manohar Parrikar played crucial role in three border strikes: Union Minister Rajnath Singh

Talking at length about Parrikar, Rajnath Singh said that the former Defence Minister lived a short yet dignified life.

published on : 29th March 2019

Not yet thought about contesting Panaji bypoll: Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal

The Panaji Assembly seat fell vacant following the death of Manohar Parrikar on March 17.

published on : 29th March 2019

Manohar Parrikar's sons asked about entry into politics: Goa BJP chief

Parrikar, a hugely popular leader, died on March 17 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

published on : 25th March 2019

Probe ordered into 'purification' of place where Manohar Parrikar's body was kept

Parrikar, a senior BJP leader, died on March 17 evening after a prolonged battle against cancer at the age of 63.

published on : 24th March 2019

Goa Assembly condoles death of Manohar Parrikar

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant turned emotional as he recalled his predecessor's contribution in shaping up his political career.

published on : 20th March 2019
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