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Rafale tape: Goa Congress writes to President, seeks enhanced security for CM Parrikar

"There may be attempts on Manohar Parrikar's life to obtain files from those who want that details of Rafale deal should not come in public domain as corruption in the deal will be proved," the letter said.

Congress tape plays out amid BJP vs BJP noise in Goa

Former Goa CM and state BJP core committee member Laxmikant Parsekar said these were 'difficult and challenging times for the BJP' after the release of the tape. 


Congress plays Goa ‘minister’ tape to claim Manohar Parrikar has Rafale files, both deny it

Office bearers in Goa state BJP said the tape 'is bad news' though they were not sure which direction the politics would now take with 'few of the cabinet details leaked out too'.

'Audio is doctored': Rane on claim that Rafale files hidden in Parrikar's room

The BJP too has called for a meeting in the state but has denied any such "discussion" heard in the cabinet meeting.

What Rafale 'secrets' are lying inside Parrikar's bedroom? Congress to PM Modi

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala claimed the conversation allegedly took place between Goa minister Vishwajit Rane and another person.

Goa: Manohar Parrikar makes surprise visit to state secretariat

From the opposition holding public meets across the state titled 'Where is our CM', to a High Court petition by a politician asking for a regular health bulletin on Parrikar, the CM has been under tremendous public scrutiny for his absence in office. ENS


Ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar attends office for first time in 4 months

On December 16, ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had made a surprise visit to two projects – one in Panaji, and the other at the new Zuari bridge in south Goa.

Parrikar trying to 'blackmail' PM Modi through Rafale deal to retain his chair as Goa CM: Jaipal Reddy

"I know he is in a position to blackmail PM Narendra Modi... Is he blackmailing PM to keep him in the chair as chief minister? We need to think about it," Jaipal Reddy said.

Bombay High Court dismisses plea seeking Goa CM Manohar Parrikar’s medical bulletin

Over the last three days, Parrikar has made two public appearances with medical appendage. His office also announced a cabinet meeting at the chief minister’s house on Thursday.

One should not try to hound the sick: BJP ally on Opposition targeting Parrikar over health

"The opposition party is only trying to play politics on (CM's health). I don't think any Goan will feel good about it. We always sympathise with the one who is sick."

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'Shauryanjali'- a six-day exhibition on India-Pakistan 1965 war begins

'Shauryanjali', a six-day exhibition on India-Pakistan war of 1965, showcasing major battle scenes and captured tanks of the Pakistani Army during the war, started today at Rajpath, New Delhi.


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Rafale deal couldn't take place without Reliance, says report

A report has claimed a top official of Dassault Aviation said in 2017 that a joint venture with Anil Ambani’s Reliance group was a condition to win the 36 jet Rafale deal.


Students who raised anti-national slogans lack moral ethics: Parrikar

Mumbai, Feb 19 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the students alleged of raising anti-national slogans on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus lack moral ethics. The Defence Minister was speaking about the controversial February 9 event organised on the JNU campus against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Tributes paid to Siachen braveheart

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Tributes poured in from across the country for the Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanamanthappa. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and three service chiefs paid their last respect to the Lance Naik at Brar Square in New Delhi on Thursday. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia were also among others who paid their last respects to the Lance Naik. Hanamanthappa, who was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days at the Siachen Glacier, passed away at Army's Research and Referral Hospital at 11.45 a.m. today.


Attack on Pakistan university highly condemnable: Manohar Parrikar

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday condemned the recent terrorist attack on the Bacha Khan University in Pakistan. He said any kind of terror attack is reprehended. He expressed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and evoked strong sentiments, saying that killing of civilians or any form of violence is condemnable.

Maldives Defence Minister meets Parrikar

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Minister of Defence and National Security of Maldives Adam Shareef met his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar in New Delhi to boost bilateral ties, especially in the area of security. Shareef held delegation-level talks with Parrikar during which it was reportedly decided that both the nations should deepen their defence cooperation. Earlier in the day, Shareef also inspected a tri-services guard of honour during a ceremonial reception in the national capital. During his stay here, Shareef will also meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

OROP: Ex-servicemen protest outside Jaitley's residence

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The ex-servicemen staged a protest outside Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's residence here on Sunday over the delay in implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP). One of the protestors said that Jaitley had assured the ex-servicemen of discussing OROP with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, but nothing has been done so far. OROP demands same pension, for same rank, for same length of service, irrespective of the date of retirement.

PM Modi honours innovative officers of Indian Army

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented certificates to Indian Army officers for their innovative works on the occasion of Army Day. The officers were honoured for their contributions in the areas of communications, counter-militant operations and others. The 'At-Home function' held in New Delhi was attended by President Pranab Mukherjee, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and others. Army Day is observed every year on January 15 to commemorate Field Marshal K. M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from Sir Francis Butcher, the last British commander, in 1949.