Free Press Journal
  • Parrikar should ‘defend and protect’ me too: Parsekar

    Panaji:  Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar may have been entrusted with the task of defending the country, but Goa’s new Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar conceded Tuesday, minutes after assuming charge, that he too looks forward to being “defended and protected” by Parrikar in his new innings.

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    Manohar Parrikar files RS nomination from UP

    Lucknow: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today filed his nomination for Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh, a day after being inducted into the Cabinet.

  • Modi: The 2nd Act

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought 21 new faces into his ministry, and thus enlarged it from 45 to 66. These include four cabinet ranked ministers, three ministers of state with independent charge and 14 ministers of state.

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    Manohar Parrikar, the technocrat-turned politician with admin skills

    New Delhi: From a RSS pracharak to a Union Minister, technocrat-turned politician Manohar Gopalkrishna Parrikar, a three-time Goa Chief Minister, is known for his administrative acumen and clean image to leave an indelible mark on the politics of the tiny state.

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    Parrikar likely to get defence

    New Delhi: At least 20 new faces are likely to be inducted in the Cabinet expansion and reshuffle of ministers, bringing in BJP leaders Manohar Parrikar, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Bandaru Dattatreya while elevating a few.

  • Parrikar To Contest For Rs Seat From Up

    NEW DELHI: With no vacancy from Goa in the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, Manohar Parrikar who quit as the chief minister of the state on Saturday to join the union ministry will be contesting from Uttar Pradesh for a Rajya Sabha seat in the biennial election slated on November 20. The BJP sources said Parrikar will file his nomination papers in Lucknow on the last day of nominations on Monday,

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    Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to quit Saturday

    Panaji:  After accepting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s formal invitation to join his central cabinet because it was a matter of “national interest”, Goa Chief MInister Manohar Parrikar is expected to quit Saturday.

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    Rumblings in Goa BJP

    Panaji: In a development which could embarrass the BJP on the eve of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s impending elevation to the Union cabinet, Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza has threatened to quit the government if he was not made the chief minister.

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    Manohar Parrikar – The Goan Politician!

    As is being reported, Bharatiya Janata Party’s Manohar Parrikar, currently Chief Minister of Goa, could become the next Defence Minister of India taking the mantle from Arun Jaitley, who handles the portfolio along with being the Finance Minister of India. This move is a bid by the

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    BJP likely to shortlist three names for Parrikar’s successor

    Panaji: The BJP is likely to shortlist three names as possible successor of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is likely to be inducted into the Union Council of Ministers, a senior party leader said today.

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    Two RSS leaders in race for Goa’s CM post

    Panaji: Amid speculations of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar being elevated as Union minister, BJP local unit will today meet and is expected to finalise a name for state’s top job.

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    Parrikar as defence minister? Goa goes in spin

    Panaji: Media reports emanating from New Delhi suggesting Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar would be the country’s new defence minister have created ripples in the state.

  • Russian molestation probe begins in Goa

    Panaji: The North Goa district administration has begun its inquiry into the alleged molestation of a 32-year-old Russian woman by a senior doctor working with the Goa Medical College and Hospital.