Pramod Sawant

Military training should be made compulsory in India: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Sawant also linked the lack of patriotism in the country to the protests against recent legislations passed in Parliament.

published on : 14th January 2020

Goa CM Pramod Sawant sets target of winning 30 of 40 seats in 2022 elections

He was addressing a party convention after the announcement of Sadanand Tanavade's name as Goa BJP chief.

published on : 12th January 2020

Sadanand Shet Tanavade to be new Goa BJP president: CM Pramod Sawant

Sadanand Shet Tanavade is a former MLA and was serving as the general secretary of the BJP state unit for three years.

published on : 11th January 2020

Conman arrested for posing as Uttar Pradesh minister to enjoy holiday in Goa

The arrested conman, identified as Sunil Singh, was allotted housing, police security cover and even rubbed shoulders with ministers and senior BJP officials during the period.

published on : 9th January 2020

Citizenship (Amendment) Act was Mahatma Gandhi's dream: Goa CM Pramod Sawant​

Sawant also said that the law, which was passed by Parliament earlier this month, would be passed in the state legislative assembly soon.

published on : 25th December 2019

Goa CM Pramod Sawant blames 'Sushegad' attitude of locals for onion crisis

There was a time when Goans grew onion and other veggies, he said, speaking at a function at Porvorim near Panaji on Friday.

published on : 6th December 2019

Congress tries to garland Goa CM Pramod Sawant to protest his Mahadayi remarks

Congress leaders said they wanted to garland the CM and tell him to take "all the credit" on the Mahadayi issue, but save the river water from being diverted.

published on : 27th November 2019

Centre to select salvager for stranded naphtha tanker: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

The Opposition has, however, strongly criticised Sawant for not being firm enough in his resolve to tackle the crisis as well as punish those responsible for putting Goa at ecological risk.

published on : 12th November 2019

Goa CM Pramod Sawant stalling probe on stranded tanker from Pakistan: Congress

The joint operation failed on account of stormy weather and a minor accident, resulting in the vessel continuing to pose a threat to the coastal area, on account of its hazardous cargo.

published on : 10th November 2019

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on tour of poll-bound Maharashtra

As per the schedule released by the Chief Minister's Office (CMO), Sawant would first visit Kolhapur on Thursday during which he would meet officials of the BJP's young wing.

published on : 10th October 2019

Automobile slowdown: Goa cuts road tax by 50 per cent for purchase of new vehicles till December 31

'With festivals like Diwali approaching, this decision of the government will help the auto industry,' said Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho.

published on : 9th October 2019

Goa to be declared organic state: CM Pramod Sawant

Goa CM urged farmers, dairy owners to focus on the generation of vermicompost, which he said, would replace chemical fertilisers, to be used as manure for agricultural and horticultural crops.

published on : 17th September 2019

No out-of-court settlement with Karnataka on Mahadayi row: Pramod Sawant

Sawant said the Goa government is firm on its stand that the Mahadayi river water should not be allowed to be diverted by Karnataka.

published on : 12th September 2019

CM Pramod Sawant says Goa's finances stable, rubbishes huge borrowing claims

Sawant said though Goa's major revenue source - the mining activity - has been stopped, his government is tapping other options to make up for the losses.

published on : 4th September 2019

Three Congress defectors, Deputy Speaker inducted into Goa Cabinet

Days after 10 Congress MLAs in Goa joined the BJP, CM Sawant reshuffled his cabinet, dropping three members of ally GFP and an Independent legislator as ministers.

published on : 13th July 2019