Pramod Sawant

Goa government to provide security to app-based taxi service

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant also appealed to traditional taxi operators to desist from taking law into their hands.

published on : 4th June 2019

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

Considering BJP request to shut offshore casinos: Goa CM

The remark assumes significance as it comes days ahead of the May 19 bypoll in which opposition parties, including the Congress and the AAP have promised the closure of offshore casinos.

published on : 15th May 2019

No alliance with Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party at least during current tenure: Goa CM Pramod Sawant ​

The MGP suffered a jolt when two of its MLAs joined the BJP in March, soon after Sawant took charge, ending the alliance between the two parties.

published on : 10th May 2019

Security stepped up at churches in Goa after Sri Lanka blasts

CM Pramod Sawant said that he will also talk to the Archbishop of Goa for help in the issue.

published on : 21st 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

BJP MP Shripad Naik files nomination from North Goa

'Going into the campaign I am confident about my victory. People of Goa have seen what Prime Minister Narendra Modi can deliver,' Naik said.  

published on : 29th March 2019

The many challenges before Pramod Sawant, Goa's modern day King Bharata

A touching scene, reminiscent of an episode from the epic Ramayana played out in Goa last week after Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's death.

published on : 28th March 2019

Goa CM drops his deputy Sudin Dhavalikar after two MGP MLAs break away from party

Dhavalikar, the lone MGP MLA who did not break away from the party, hit back, terming the development as dacoity by chowkidars.

published on : 27th March 2019

Two MGP MLAs joined BJP to provide stability to Goa government: CM Pramod Sawant

Two of the three MLAs-- Manohar Ajgaonkar and Dipak Pawaskar-- gave a letter to officiating Speaker Michael Lobo, merging their party's legislative wing with the BJP.

published on : 27th March 2019

In boost to Pramod Sawant government, two MGP MLAs merge with BJP legislative wing

Legislators Manohar Ajgaonkar and Dipak Pawaskar gave a letter to merge the MGP legislature party with the BJP to officiating Goa Assembly Speaker Michael Lobo at 1:45 am.

published on : 27th March 2019

Fake Twitter, Facebook accounts pop up after Pramod Sawant takes over as Goa CM

Sawant already has his personal account on both social media platforms while the official Facebook and Twitter accounts of the Chief Minister's Office also continue to operate.

published on : 24th March 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

As Pramod Sawant takes charge, Shiv Sena slams BJP over midnight political drama in Goa

The shameless game of power started even before Parrikar's ashes could merge with the land of Gomantak, the Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece Saamana.

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
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