Manohar Parrikar
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Goa's Mopa airport to be named after former CM Manohar Parrikar

According to an MIA official, IndiGo aircraft 6E 6145 from Hyderabad would touch down at the facility at 9 am on Thursday. He stated that domestic operations would begin on Thursday.

published on : 5th January 2023
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Ayurveda practitioner Pramod Sawant steps out of Parrikar shadow

Outside official duty hours, Sawant used to arrange medical check-up camps through his NGO for the poor in various parts of Goa.

published on : 22nd March 2022
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Shah, Modi can't make Manohar Parrikar resign, fearing Rafale exposure: Congress

Parrikar is refusing to resign and they have no courage to ask for his resignation, because of the Rafale deal, because it is a huge scam, Goa Congress president Chodankar alleged.

published on : 24th September 2018
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Ex-french president Hollande terms Modi a thief: Rahul Gandi

The Congress chief alleged that Nirmala Sitharaman, Manohar Parrikar and Arun Jaitley had not signed the contract and that they were all lying to protect Prime Minister Modi

published on : 22nd September 2018
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Goa: BJP rules out change in leadership, says Congress playing to gallery

The Congress, which is the single-largest party with 16 MLAs, has staked claim to form the government in the coastal state.

published on : 20th September 2018
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Parrikar's silence on Rafale deal is betraying nation: Congress

AICC spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi while speaking to the media at the party headquarters here questioned that how did Parrikar, despite being the then Defence Minister "did not know about the deal.

published on : 27th August 2018
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After Karnataka decision, Congress to meet Goa Governor to stake claim to form government

The Congress Goa in-charge has claimed that if given a chance they can prove their majority in the assembly within seven days.

published on : 18th May 2018
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Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar gives green signal to 'Padmavat' release in Goa

The BJP's women wing had objected to the screening of the film in Goa citing law and order problems and wrong portrayal of queen Padmavati.

published on : 10th January 2018
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Inevitable for Karnataka to get share of Mahadayi water: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar also said that Goa's main contention at the Mahadayi Water disputes Tribunal was that Karnataka could not divert water from the already-deficit Mahadayi basin to the Malaprabha river basin.

published on : 3rd January 2018
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Interest of Goa not compromised on Mahadayi, says Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar said that the state’s interests have not been compromised due to his letter to Karnataka BJP on the Mahadayi water dispute.

published on : 28th December 2017
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Giving Mahadayi water for Karnataka's drinking needs never an issue: Goa Counsel

Atmaram Nadkarni said Goa has no problem in providing 0.1 TMC of water to Karnataka, as recorded before the tribunal.

published on : 28th December 2017
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CM Parrikar's letter to Karnataka BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa on Mahadayi a political stunt: Goa Minister

The move has now triggered a divide in the state cabinet and has also resulted in protests across Karnataka, with both the ruling Congress and the opposition BJP staging protests.

published on : 27th December 2017
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Shiv Sena writes to PM Modi on Mahadayi river dispute, dubs Manohar Parrikar 'bad Santa Claus'

The PM's intervention was sought to stop Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar from taking the step of allowing Karnataka to divert the waters of the Mahadeyi river.

published on : 25th December 2017
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Mahadayi water dispute: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar makes u-turn

Parrikar agreed "on humanitarian grounds" to consider the southern state's need for drinking even as the matter is being heard by a Tribunal.

published on : 23rd December 2017
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Manohar Parrikar compromising Goa's interests on Mahadayi river: Shiv Sena

Parrikar’s statement about being ready for bilateral talks with Karnataka to release water came after he met BJP president Amit Shah in Delhi.

published on : 23rd December 2017
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'External Affairs Ministry is a face of diplomacy, defence is the backroom boys', Manohar Parrikar downplays role of EAM

The former Defence Minister downplayed the role of the External Affairs ministry in international diplomacy while crediting Defence Ministry officials as the real "backroom boys".

published on : 9th December 2017
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Manohar Parrikar says Rafale deal gives India edge over Pakistan, slams Antony for delay

Antony had put strange noting on the file dealing with Rafale purchase and asserted that the French aircraft has given India a superiority over Pakistan in terms of air power.

published on : 9th December 2017
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Some think buying fighters is like buying pulses, says former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

The former Defence Minister also said, that while buying fighter planes, the plane itself may cost less than the hi-tech accessories which are purchased as part of the deal.

published on : 9th December 2017
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Inform drug related activity directly to me, says Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to MLAs

Congress party has taken strong objection to Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's letter claiming it as censorship on the MLAs.

published on : 20th September 2017
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Goa to ban drinking liquor in public places: Manohar Parrikar

The state government is currently governing the licences to the liquor outlets under Goa, Daman and Diu Excise Act, 1964.

published on : 17th September 2017
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