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Goa CM Pramod Sawant drops deputy Sudin Dhavalikar after 2 MGP lawmakers break away from party

The decision comes after in a late-night development, two MGP legislators -- Manohar Ajgaonkar and Deepak Pauskar -- deserted their leader Dhavalikar and ‘merged’ the MGP’s legislative wing with the BJP.
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant delivers a speech during a confidence motion held at a special session in Goa State Legislative Assembly, in Panaji on March 20.(PTI Photo)
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant delivers a speech during a confidence motion held at a special session in Goa State Legislative Assembly, in Panaji on March 20.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Mar 27, 2019 11:26 PM IST
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Goa Congress MLAs meet governor, stake claim to form govt

Leader of the Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar said the party MLAs decided to walk to the Raj Bhawan uninvited, after the governor refused to give them an appointment.
Goa Congress MLAs meet governor Mridula Sinha on Monday.
Goa Congress MLAs meet governor Mridula Sinha on Monday.
Updated on Mar 18, 2019 01:33 PM IST
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‘BJP has no allies now’: Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, 63, died at his Panaji residence on Sunday evening just over a year after he was detected with cancer. He was 63.
Congress’ letter to governor Mridula Sinha stressed that the BJP’s coalition partners in Goa allied with the party on the condition that Parrikar would head the government. The BJP therefore has no allies for now, it said.(PTI File Photo)
Congress’ letter to governor Mridula Sinha stressed that the BJP’s coalition partners in Goa allied with the party on the condition that Parrikar would head the government. The BJP therefore has no allies for now, it said.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Apr 23, 2020 03:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

‘Dismiss Parrikar govt’: Congress stakes claim in Goa, BJP in huddle

The Congress has staked claim in Goa to form government saying that the BJP-led coalition has lost majority in the state assembly.
With Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar admitted in hospital, the Congress unit has staked claim to form government in the state.(PTI)
With Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar admitted in hospital, the Congress unit has staked claim to form government in the state.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 16, 2019 09:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

Citizens seeking Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar’s resignation vow to widen agitation

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, suffering from a pancreatic ailment, underwent treatment in the United States for nearly three months earlier this year. He has been recuperating at his residence after being discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi on October 14.
A movement of citizens seeking resignation of the ailing Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has decided to protest against Governor Mridula Sinha over her “inaction” and widen the agitation, its leader said Friday.(Gurinder Osan/HT PHOTO)
A movement of citizens seeking resignation of the ailing Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has decided to protest against Governor Mridula Sinha over her “inaction” and widen the agitation, its leader said Friday.(Gurinder Osan/HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 23, 2018 06:44 PM IST
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Congress asks Goa governor for special session to prove majority

The Congress has been claiming that the state government is in disarray in absence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar from office on account of medical reasons. The Congress had submitted representations to the president and the Goa governor, claiming that the party had requisite number of MLAs to prove majority in the 40-member House.
The Congress has demanded that Goa governor Mridula Sinha summon a special session of the legislative assembly and ask the BJP-led coalition government to prove its majority.(PTI)
The Congress has demanded that Goa governor Mridula Sinha summon a special session of the legislative assembly and ask the BJP-led coalition government to prove its majority.(PTI)
Published on Nov 17, 2018 04:45 PM IST
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Hindi author Mamta Kalia awarded Vyas Samman

Renowned Hindi author Mamta Kalia was Wednesday presented the 27th Vyas Samman – an annual literary award given by the KK Birla Foundation – for her novel Dukkham Sukkham. Goa governor Mridula Sinha presented the award plaque and ~3.5 lakh prize money to Kalia at an event in New Delhi.
K.K. Birla Foundation Vyas Samman to author Mamta Kalia in presence of the Governor of Goa Mridula Sinha at India International Centre, in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, October 17, 2018(HT Photo)
K.K. Birla Foundation Vyas Samman to author Mamta Kalia in presence of the Governor of Goa Mridula Sinha at India International Centre, in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, October 17, 2018(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 11:15 PM IST
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Congress claims majority in Goa, wants Manohar Parrikar to step down

The opposition party also accused the BJP of “betraying” the people of Goa and “killing governance” in the state.
Accusing the BJP of acting “power hungry” in Goa, the Congress on Saturday demanded that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar step down and it be allowed to prove majority by convening a special session of the state assembly.(PTI)
Accusing the BJP of acting “power hungry” in Goa, the Congress on Saturday demanded that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar step down and it be allowed to prove majority by convening a special session of the state assembly.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 13, 2018 07:48 PM IST
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With CM Manohar Parrikar in Delhi hospital, Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa

While Manohar Parrikar is being treated at Delhi’s AIIMS, in a letter to Governor Mridula Sinha Goa Congress staked claim to form government in the state.
Manohar Parrikar is currently admitted in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi for treatment.(PTI Photo)
Manohar Parrikar is currently admitted in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi for treatment.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 11:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

Don’t break up marriage on small issues: Goa governor

The pledge came at the varsity’s 30th convocation ceremony which was presided by President Ram Nath Kovind.
President Ram Nath Kovind being presented a memento by Goa governor Mridula Sinha at the 30th convocation of the Goa University at Taleigao in Goa on Saturday.(PTI Photo)
President Ram Nath Kovind being presented a memento by Goa governor Mridula Sinha at the 30th convocation of the Goa University at Taleigao in Goa on Saturday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2018 11:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Goa | ByGerard de Souza

Fight against colonial rule in Goa yet not over: Manohar Parrikar

On Goa revolution Day, chief minister Manohar Parrikar
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar resumes work from his office at Secretariat, in Porvorim on June 15, 2018.(PTI Photo)
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar resumes work from his office at Secretariat, in Porvorim on June 15, 2018.(PTI Photo)
Published on Jun 18, 2018 11:57 AM IST
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