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15-Aug-2018 Panaji

Goa to announce employment policy soon : Manohar Parrikar

The Goa government will soon announce an employment policy aimed at ensuring job for every youth in the coastal state, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.Parrikar, who is currently in the US undergoing treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer,...

15-Jul-2018 Panaji

Had to intervene as Goans stopped eating fish : Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said he had to intervene in the ongoing controversy over the use of formalin in preserving fish, because people in the coastal state have stopped eating fish."Yesterday, I was kept quiet. But since fish is a...

25-Jun-2018 Panaji

Use plastic with responsibility : Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday asked the people to be responsible with the use of plastic."Now that the new market has been inaugurated, I want to underline that it is our responsibility to keep it clean.We should stop throwing plastic bags...

14-Feb-2018 Panaji

Welcome to Goa, but don't urinate on roads : Manohar Parrikar

In a bid to diffuse the controversy stirred by Goa Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai calling domestic tourists as "scum of earth", state Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said that everyone was welcome to the state, provided they do not urinate...

13-Feb-2018 Panaji

Mhadei dispute: Goa withdraws contempt petition against Karnataka

The Goa government has withdrawn the contempt petition filed before the Mhadei River Water Disputes Tribunal, following an assurance by Karnataka government, that it would not carry out any construction work to divert water till the dispute is resolved,...

13-Feb-2018 Panaji

Modi 'visionary global leader' with feet on ground : Manohar Parrikar

Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "visionary leader" with his "feet on the ground", Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said even while Modi rubs shoulders with world leaders, he had the humility to enquire about the coastal state's open defecation-free...

12-Feb-2018 Panaji

State firm for mining unviable : Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday ruled out setting up of a government-run mining corporation to run the state's mining sector, calling it "unviable".He hinting that auctioning of mining leases may be the only option before him, in order to kick-start...

09-Feb-2018 Panaji

Fear the fact that girls are drinking beer : Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said that he had begun to fear the fact that even girls have started drinking beer now."I have begun to fear now, because even the girls have started drinking beer... the tolerance limit is being crossed."Not...

08-Feb-2018 Panaji

Fresh mining leases can be issued in six months : Manohar Parrikar

Fresh mining leases could be issued tentatively within six months, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday, a day after the Supreme Court cancelled all 88 mining leases in the state citing irregularities in the lease renewal process.He, however, refused...

05-Feb-2018 Panaji

6 lakh drivers fined in one year in Goa : Manohar Parrikar

Over six lakh drivers, or nearly half of Goa's licenced riders, were fined in the last one year for traffic violations, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday.Speaking at the launch of the Road Safety Week in Goa, Parrikar also suggested that party-goers...

01-Feb-2018 Panaji

Efforts to make Goa a scientific powerhouse : Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said efforts were on to make Goa a scientific hub in India with focus on promoting scientific temperament in the coastal state."Our government seeks to reinforce Goa's status as a scientific hub of India, with...

29-Jan-2018 Panaji

Manohar Parrikar blames wild monkeys for rise in coconut prices

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that one of the key causes for rising prices of coconuts are wild monkeys, who pluck nuts off the trees before they are ready for harvest."These 'kheti' (a breed of wild monkeys) climb coconut trees... They...

29-Jan-2018 Panaji

Goa way ahead of UP vis a vis standard of living : Manohar Parrikar

Calling out BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh for lack of development and poor living standards, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said he saw how under-developed the northern state really was when he was nominated to the Rajya Sabha from that state during...

20-Jan-2018 Panaji

Hardeep Singh Puri launches star rating for garbage-free cities

Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday launched a star rating protocol for garbage-free cities in the country, where cities will be rated from one star to seven stars on the basis of several parameters identified...

19-Jan-2018 Goa

Meeting of Mining Ministers on key issues held in Goa

A meeting was held today in Goa under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Union Minister of Mines Narendra Singh Tomar, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa Shri Manohar Parrikar and the Hon’ble Ministers in-charge of Mining Department of major mineral rich States....

10-Jan-2018 Panaji

Manohar Parrikar blames media for blowing up Mhadei, beef controversy

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday squarely blamed the media for unnecessarily raking up the Mhadei water dispute and beef shortage controversies.The Chief Minister downplayed the water dispute controversy that was triggered following his letter...

10-Jan-2018 Panaji

Manohar Parrikar gives green signal to 'Padmavat' release in Goa

If 'Padmavat' has been given a censor certificate by the CBFC, then the Goa government does not have a problem to screen it in cinema halls, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday."If they have a censor certificate we do not have objection. If...

03-Jan-2018 Panaji

Manohar Parrikar slams Goa Congress chief over port expansion issue

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said state Congress president Shantaram Naik may be suffering from dementia, two days after the latter alleged that the BJP was colluding with the Adani Group on the contentious issue of expansion of coal...

03-Jan-2018 Panaji

Goa looks to ban binge, public drinking : Manohar Parrikar

The Goa government is working on an effective legislation to put curbs on binge drinking and consumption of alcohol in public places, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday."There will be some solutions in the Budgetary exercise. This requires...

23-Dec-2017 Panaji

Manohar Parrikar makes u-turn on Mhadei dispute

Another major u-turn by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, this time on the Mhadei water dispute, has put the BJP-led coalition government in a spot, with critics accusing him of putting the state's natural resources at stake, merely to boost BJP's chances...

06-Dec-2017 Panaji

Tough to crack graft cases where both sides benefit : Manohar Parrikar

Claiming that it was difficult to solve corruption cases where both the giver and taker of bribes benefit, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday defended his decision to relieve an IPS officer, instead of prosecuting him for alleged corruption.About the...

06-Dec-2017 Panaji

Supermoon, not Ockhi, responsible for damage : Manohar Parrikar

Sunday night's supermoon, and not cyclone Ockhi, was responsible for the rise in seawater levels, which damaged the state's coastline and beach shacks, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.Parrikar also said that the state had no standard operating...

25-Nov-2017 Goa

Chering Dorjay calls on Manohar Parrikar, discusses various issues

Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs Chering Dorjay today called on Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar and discussed various issues.While interacting with the Goa CM, Dorjay enquired about the achievements made by the Goa government in the cooperative...

20-Nov-2017 Panaji

Cinema is all about love: SRK at IFFI inaugural

Amid the raging "Padmavati" controversy as well as the row over exclusion of two films from a section of the 48th IFFI, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, through a mixture of symbolism and subtlety, spoke of cinema as a balm of love for dissent and a catalyst...

14-Nov-2017 Panaji

Why de-link Children's Day from Nehru : Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday hit out at a journalist for asking whether Children's Day should be de-linked from Jawaharlal Nehru's birth anniversary, calling the query "very pervert".Speaking at a government function here, organised to...

05-Nov-2017 Panaji

Ensured minimum loss of life as Defence Minister : Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said when he was held the Defence Minister portfolio, he always tried to ensure minimum life was lost.While speaking at a prize distribution ceremony of a 10 km and 3 km marathon of the second edition of the...

01-Nov-2017 Panaji

Will de-register trucks disrupting transport : Manohar Parrikar

Iron ore-ferrying trucks belonging to those involved in disrupting ore transportation will be de-registered by the Mines and Geology Department, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday."Those truck owners who take law in their hands, their trucks...

27-Oct-2017 Panaji

Goa to be in top three in 'ease of doing business': Manohar Parrikar

By next year, Goa will be ranked in the list of top three states vis-a-vis ease of doing business, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.Parrikar was speaking at the 'Knowledge Exchange Goa' Summit organised by Elets technomedia here."We will be...

20-Oct-2017 Panaji

Goa transport officials to be booked for littering : Manohar Parrikar

Transport officials responsible for dumping vehicle ownership documents and other semi-charred official files along a national highway, will be filed for littering and an enquiry has been initiated, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday."I have already...

20-Oct-2017 Panaji

No state role in FIR against poet, publisher : Manohar Parrikar

Under attack for allegedly targeting the author of a poetry anthology, "Sudhir Sukta", which is critical of Goa's elite Gaud Saraswat Brahmin caste, and scrapping the state award for which it was shortlisted, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said...

05-Oct-2017 Panaji

Will oppose E-way bill at GST council meet: Manohar Parrikar

 E-way bill nullifies the aim of the GST single tax regime, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday, adding that he would "strongly oppose" it at the next GST council meeting.Parrikar, during a trader grievance redressal meet here, also said that Prime...

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