Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar re-admitted to GMC

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was re-admitted to the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Sunday evening after he complained of uneasiness, an official at the hospital informed PTI. Parrikar was accompanied by a family member to the hospital and was said to have been brought on a wheelchair. Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane told…

Parrikar is back! Presents Goa budget

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar surprised many on Thursday by returing from Mumbai to present the state budget. The CM was undergoing treatment for ‘mild pancreatitis’ at the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai since February 15. He left the hospital for emergency work but will be back in Mumbai on Thursday to continue the treatment,” officials at…

MGP and GFP affirm their commitment to BJP-led coalition

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and the Goa Forward Party (GFP), which have provided crucial support to the BJP-led government in Goa,  have ruled out any possibility of them leaving the coalition government till Manohar Parrikar remains the Chief Minister. The BJP currently has only 14 MLAs in the 40-member Goa Assembly. It enjoys the support…

Mhadei water diversion by Karnataka and Maharashtra won’t be allowed: Goa

Goa Water Resources Department (WRD) Minister Vinod Palyekar told the Legislative Assembly on Monday that the Goa government will curtail Karnataka and Maharashtra from diverting water from the Mhadei River at any cost. He was speaking during the question hour. “Diversion of water from Mhadei basin by the State of Karnataka and Maharashtra will have adverse effect…

CM Parrikar’s condition stable, responding to treatment: BJP MP

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South Goa MP Narendra Sawaikar on Monday said that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is admitted to Lilavati Hospital with a pancreatic ailment, is responding to his treatment and his condition is stable. The CM has been admitted to the hospital since February 15. “Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is undergoing treatment at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai and…

Small section of tourists ‘scum of the earth’; Vijai Sardesai

Vijay Sardesai, scum of the earth remark

After facing much flak for terming the domestic tourists visiting Goa as the “scum of the earth”, Goa Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai on Saturday released a video message online clarifying that he was critical of only a section of tourists visiting Goa. The Fatorda MLA stated that he was quoted out of context. “I had not…

“We demand that all coal-related infrastructure projects in Goa be stopped…”, demands Goa Congress unit

The Goa unit of Congress on Thursday demanded that all coal-related infrastructure projects in the state to be stopped. Coal is unloaded on the docks of the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) and then transported to the neighbouring state of Karnataka. These coal handling facilities are in the process of being expanded. Congress party spokesperson, Aleixo…

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