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Goa Mining People's Front starts 3-day protest in Delhi

Goa Mining People’s Front starts 3-day protest in Delhi

Panaji: Members of the Goa Mining People’s Front, a collective of workers, truck and barge operators dependent on the now-banned iron ore mining industry, started their three-day protest in the national capital on Tuesday, demanding efforts from the state and Central government towards a quick resumption of mining in the[Read More…]

Goa’s BJP-led coalition government faces floor test

Panaji: Newly appointed Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who heads a BJP-led coalition government, will face a floor test to prove his dispensation’s majority in the 36-member state legislative assembly on Wednesday. While Sawant told reporters on Tuesday that he is “100 per cent confident” of winning the floor test,[Read More…]

Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Pandurang Sawant will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of a BJP-led coalition government on Monday evening by Governor Mridula Sinha, a senior BJP leader said.

Goa: Pramod Sawant to be new Chief Minister

Panaji: Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Pandurang Sawant will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of a BJP-led coalition government on Monday evening by Governor Mridula Sinha, a senior BJP leader said. Sawant, who will be the 11th Chief Minister of the coastal state, will succeed his mentor Manohar[Read More…]

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Goa’s new CM will be sworn in after 3 pm: Goa BJP President

Panaji: Goa’s new Chief Minister will be sworn in after 3 p.m., state BJP President Vinay Tendulkar announced on Monday. Speaking to reporters, Tendulkar, who was exiting a city resort with Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant, one of the candidates for the Chief Minister’s post, said that all issues related to[Read More…]

Goa's Art and Culture Minister orders probe if site where Parrikar's body kept 'purified'

B-Town celebs mourn Goa CM Manohar Parrikar’s demise

Mumbai: Bollywood names such as Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Anupam Kher have mourned the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who died aged 63. A slew of actors remembered Parrikar and called him a “gentleman, intelligent and a good soul.” Parrikar died at his private residence here on[Read More…]

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