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  • Congress demands probe into mining lease renewals during Goa CM Manohar Parrikar’s last term

    Panaji: The Congress on Friday demanded a probe into renewal of iron ore mining leases during the previous tenure of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary A Chellakumar said former BJP chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar had revealed that renewal of mining leases, termed illegal by the Supreme Court, was done during the tenure of his predecessor Parrikar. Parrikar had earlier held the chief minister’s post from 2012 to 2014

  • BJP president Amit Shah, other leaders visit Goa CM Manohar Parrikar at AIIMS

    New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah and many senior party leaders visited ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Monday. Sources in the premier hospital said although 62-year-old Parrikar “is not critical”, he was under observation. He is admitted at the old private ward under Dr Pramod Garg, professor of gastroenterology.

  • Party to take decision on ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar at appropriate time: Amit Shah

    Hyderabad: BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the party would take a decision at an appropriate time about finding an alternative leader to ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. “For now, we only wish Parrikar a speedy recovery. The party will take a decision at an appropriate time,” Shah said at a news conference here when asked if the Bharatiya Janata Party has taken a decision to find an alternative leader.

  • Provide fitness certificate then resume work: Congress to Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

    Panaji: The Congress met Friday Goa Governor Mridula Sinha and demanded her intervention to stop “collapse” of the administration in the BJP-ruled state in view of frequent absence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and hospitalisation of his two Cabinet colleagues. The main Opposition party said Parrikar should provide a fitness certificate before joining work. The party said while the nature of CM’s illness is not known, two other ministers are in hospitals with

  • Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar returns from US after treatment

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday returned from the US two days ahead of schedule, and headed for his private residence near here. Parrikar, who is being treated abroad for advanced pancreatic cancer, had gone to the US on August 30, the third time in six months.


    Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes to be immersed in rivers in Goa on August 24

    Panaji: The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee would be immersed in the Mandovi and Zuari rivers of Goa on August 24, a senior BJP official said today. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will immerse the ashes in the Mandovi river while South Goa BJP MP Narendra Sawaikar will do the same in the Zuari river, state party president Vinay Tendulkar told reporters here. Parrikar, who is in the US for a

  • Goa CM Manohar Parrikar says Goa mining scam worth Rs 4,000 cr, faults Shah panel

    Panaji: After earlier telling the assembly on Wednesday that the state only suffered a loss of Rs 50 to Rs 100 crore in the illegal mining scam as against Rs 35,000 crore estimated by the Justice Shah Commission, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said a little later that the extent of the scam was actually Rs 3,500 to Rs 4,000 crore.

  • Goa CM Manohar Parrikar attends his first official event upon return from US

    Panaji: Making his first appearance at an official event following his return from the US, a frail-looking Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today attended a function to mark the Goa Republic Day here. The chief minister, who returned to Goa on Thursday evening after receiving medical treatment in the US for three months, walked without any support at the function at Azad Maidan.

  • Goa CM Manohar Parrikar ignored Goans in video address: Congress

    Panaji: The Congress on Monday accused ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of addressing only party workers and ignoring Goans in his brief video address, which was broadcast at the one-day BJP booth workers’ convention held near here on Sunday. “We are sympathetic to the fact that the Chief Minister is ill. But in his video address, he completely ignored the people of Goa and only spoke about BJP karyakartas. This is completely unacceptable

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    Goa CM Manohar Parrikar suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer, in US for treatment

    Panaji/Mumbai, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who left from Mumbai in the wee bours of Wednesday for treatment at a US hospital, is reportedly suffering from an advanced stage of pancreatic cancer. Sources in Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital and outside, and Goa Medical College and Hospital — the two health facilities where where the former Defence Minister was admitted since February 15 — have confirmed the cancer.

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    Goa CM Manohar Parrikar discharged from Goa hospital

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was today discharged from a hospital here where he was admitted following dehydration a few days ago.”Happy to be home. Thanks for your wishes,” Parrikar tweeted after returning home from Goa Medical College and Hospital.

  • Bribery charge against IGP to be probed: Goa CM

    Panaji: Amid demands for an independent probe into the allegation of bribery against the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today said an inquiry would be conducted into it, but not by the police department.

  • Kejriwal chides Goa CM over tainted relative

    Panaji: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday slammed his Goa counterpart Laxmikant Parsekar for reinstating his tainted brother-in law who had been caught taking bribe.

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    Goa CM’s office to monitor activist ex-priest’s murder

    Panaji : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Thursday that his office would monitor the police investigation into the mysterious death of activist and former priest Bismarque Dias, as a senior police official said no material was on record yet to suggest he was murdered.

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    Goa CM rules out banning Sanatan Sanstha

    Panaji: Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today ruled out banning Goa-based right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha, which has come under the scanner for the murder of rationalist Govind Pansare. “Whatever is wrong is wrong. Just because there is suspicion on one person we cannot blame the organisation (Sanatan Sanstha) which he is associated with. It would be not be right to ban the entire organisation,” he told reporters.

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