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Go to Pakistan if you want to 'celebrate' that nation, says Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Addressing a World Press Freedom Day event here, Sawant said, "You cannot criticise the country in the name of freedom of speech. If you live in this country and abuse it, it will not be accepted," said the chief minister.

Would implement the budget drafted by late Manohar Parrikar: Goa CM

Incumbent chief minister Pramod Sawant, who took the charge after the death of Parrikar last month, Sunday said the budget would be implemented in the next session of the state Legislative Assembly.


Panjim spectacle

The numbers game doesn’t stop in Goa. Political parties must share the blame

Midnight to midnight and merger: Political drama made in Goa

In a stunning turn of events, the BJP got Speaker Michael Lobo to open his office at 1 am Wednesday. They had got two MGP MLAs to split and merge with BJP. And by afternoon, CM Sawant dropped Dhavalikar from the council of ministers.

Goa Dy CM Sudin Dhavalikar dropped from Cabinet after 2 MGP MLAs join BJP

Responding to the decision, Dhavalikar said, "MGP is a party of the people. At night, the chowkidars who have committed dacoity on MGP, have shocked the people of Goa. People of Goa are watching this. People will decide on the course of action."

Goa: Two MGP MLAs switch over to BJP, CM Sawant to take decision on continuing with Dhavalikar as Dy CM

In a statement issued late night Congress Spokesperson for Goa Sunil Kawthankar said, “BJP has proved it is a threat to all its allies, this is a clear indication to all NDA partners all over country just before Lok Sabha elections that any partnership with BJP will be detrimental to the existence of their own party.”


Fake Twitter, FB accounts pop up after Pramod Sawant takes over as Goa CM

Pramod Sawant was sworn as chief minister on March 19 following the death of Manohar Parrikar.

Why no education, environment ministers in Goa, asks AAP

The AAP leader said that no word on the education and environment ministries only proved that the two portfolios were "not a major priority for the BJP government".

In Goa, BJP’s Pramod Sawant govt wins floor test 20-15

The effective strength of the 40-member Assembly is now 36. The leadership change was necessitated due to Parrikar’s death on Sunday.

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant proves majority in Assembly

After winning the trust vote, Sawant appealed all the members to join hands with him to ensure that developmental work reaches every nook and corner of the state.