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26-Jan-2017 Panaji

Goa party flays Parrikar for 'sleeping' during R-Day parade

A political outfit mentored by former Goa Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Subhash Velingkar on Thursday flayed Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar after pictures of him with eyes closed and head drooping during the Republic Day parade in Delhi appeared...

24-Jan-2017 Panaji

Laxmikant Parsekar became CM 'without asking for it'

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday said he is perhaps the first Chief Minister in the country, who got the position without asking for it."I am a Chief Minister now, but I had never staked claim to the position. I was President of the state...

11-Jan-2017 Panaji

Laxmikant Parsekar hails Costa's Goan roots

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday said it was a matter of pride that a person of Goan origin was the head of the state in Portugal.Parsekar was responding to questions about demands from opposition parties seeking an apology from Portuguese...

31-Dec-2016 Panaji

No specific terror alert for Goa : Laxmikant Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday said that there was no specific terror alert received by the state government from central intelligence agencies related to New Year festivities.Parsekar said that the travel advisory issued by Israel could...

12-Dec-2016 Panaji

BJP-MGP alliance crisis continues to rattle

The BJP-MGP alliance crisis in Goa showed no sign of abating on Monday as Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar asked MGP ministers to quit the cabinet and told them not to test his patience."He should quit and go. He stays there, enjoys the warmth of being...

09-Dec-2016 Panaji

Goa BJP condemns alliance partner's demand to sack Laxmikant Parsekar

Goa's ruling BJP on Friday condemned alliance partner MGP's demand to replace Laxmikant Parsekar as Chief Minister, ahead of the upcoming assembly elections, adding that the party would not change its leadership "under any condition".Addressing a press conference,...

19-Nov-2016 Panaji

Don't use law to ban beef consumption : Laxmikant Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said that if beef is part of someone's cuisine, the law should not be used to ban its consumption, adding that as the political head of the state he respected the sentiments of the minorities on the issue.He said...

19-Nov-2016 Panaji

Goa CM's son taunts Arvind Kejriwal over Mamata video

A few days after the opposition parties, including AAP, took on Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar for prostrating himself before Prime Minister Narendra Modi with folded hands during a public meeting in Goa, Parsekar's son has hit back at Delhi Chief...

13-Nov-2016 Panaji

Give me 50 days to weed out ill-gotten wealth : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made an impassioned plea to the nation to give him just 50 days to weed out ill-gotten wealth in the country.Speaking at a Goa government function near Panaji, he said his drive against corruption and black money, especially...

13-Nov-2016 Panaji

People chose us to get rid of black money: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that demonetization of 500 and 1,000 rupees notes was necessary to end corruption and black money and the step was taken to benefit the poor.In a speech after laying the foundation stone of the new Mopa Greenfield...

22-Oct-2016 Panaji

Prima facie case against IGP: Laxmikant Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday said that there was a prima facie case against former Goa IGP Sunil Garg, who is facing graft accusations and currently being probed by the state Lokayukta.Speaking to IANS, Parsekar said, that he had forwarded...

18-Sep-2016 Panaji

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar condemns Uri attack

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Sunday condemned the terror attack on an army camp in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, in which 17 soldiers were killed.He also asked the central government to respond to the attack."What has happened is most unfortunate....

31-Aug-2016 Panaji

Goa RSS chief should not have been sacked: Laxmikant Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday expressed regret over the unceremonious removal of Subhash Velingkar as the state RSS chief.The Chief Minister initially refused to comment on the sacking of Velingkar, the state's seniormost swayamsevak...

16-Aug-2016 Panaji

FIR against Goa IGP only after vigilance probe: Laxmikant Parsekar

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday said that a First Information Report (FIR) against Inspector General of Police Sunil Garg in a bribery case would be filed only based on the outcome of the ongoing vigilance probe by the state Chief Secretary."Chief...

12-Aug-2016 Panaji

Chinese minister leaves Goa after reviewing BRICS preparations

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi left for New Delhi on Friday evening after a day-long visit to Goa during which he reviewed logistical and security arrangements in the state which is hosting the upcoming BRICS summit which Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected...

12-Aug-2016 Panaji

Goa CM assures impartial probe into graft charge against IGP

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar told the state assembly on Friday that a non-police official will conduct an impartial inquiry into bribery allegations against Inspector General of Police Sunil Garg."An independent and impartial inquiry by a non-police...

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