Tag: Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar was like a father figure: Goa CM’s wife

Newly sworn-in Goa Chief Minster Pramod Sawant’s wife said on Tuesday that her husband’s predecessor, the late Manohar Parrikar, was like a father figure to the couple. “It is a day of mixed emotions for us. We have lost one of our greatest leaders, Manohar Parrikar who was like a[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…]

‘Parrikar’s funeral paramount over coalition talks’

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s final rites were more important than a government formation, the coastal state’s BJP unit said on Monday, even as ongoing negotiations between allies and BJP leaders, including Nitin Gadkari and the party’s National Secretary B.L. Santosh, have appeared to hit a roadblock. Emerging from[Read More…]

Manohar Parrikar 18th Indian Chief Minister to die in office

Manohar Parrikar, who passed away at his private residence on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer, became India’s 18th and Goa’s second Chief Minister to die in office. Parrikar, 63, was the first Bharatiya Janata Party leader to be Goa Chief Minister. He headed the state from[Read More…]

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passes away

According to Lokmat news, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar passed away on Sunday evening. Parrikar was dealing with advanced pancreatic cancer and he was 63 years old. Though there is no official confirmation reported about his death but according to the sources the Goa chief minister breath his last on[Read More…]

Union Minister retracts comments on replacing Parrikar

Union Minister retracts comments on replacing Parrikar

Panaji: A day after suggesting that ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar needed to be replaced, Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik on Sunday retracted his comments saying that Parrikar was handling the state administration efficiently. Naik had told reporters in Panaji that due to the Chief Minister’s[Read More…]

Goa government finally admits Parrikar suffering from pancreatic cancer

Goa government finally admits Parrikar suffering from pancreatic cancer

Panaji: Months after both the Goa BJP and the state administration refused to disclose Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s ailment, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday finally admitted he was suffering from pancreatic cancer. The dmission came amid relentless demands from the opposition parties to know whether the Chief Minister[Read More…]

Release Parrikar's video to show he is fit to govern: Congress

Release Parrikar’s video to show he is fit to govern: Congress

Panaji: The Congress on Friday demanded that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition government in Goa prove that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer for nearly eight months and has not been seen in public since October 14, is fit to govern. Addressing a press conference[Read More…]

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