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Goa gangrape case: CM Pramod Sawant says responsibility on both sides, statement taken out of context

July 31, 2021 10:37 am

Goa gangrape case: "My statement about the unfortunate incident was taken out of context. Both as head of a responsible government and as father of a 14-year-old daughter, I was deeply pained and disturbed. The pain of this incident is inexplicable," Pramod Sawant said.

Goa Assembly passes Bhumiputra Adhikarini Bill amid Opposition walkout

July 31, 2021 10:37 am

The opposition MLAs, including those from the Congress, Goa Forward Party, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Independents, called the passing of the Bhumiputra Bill and 10 others “murder of democracy” and “election engineering”.

Goa gangrape case: Minister Gaude backs CM Sawant’s remarks on responsibility of parents for child’s safety

July 31, 2021 10:36 am

Goa gangrape case: Responding to jibes over rape of two minor girls, the CM Wednesday had said, “You cannot only blame the government and police…Parents are also responsible.”

‘Forests are God’s gift to Goa’: Ex-CM Pratapsingh Rane asks govt to re-route linear projects along coastline

July 30, 2021 9:43 am

The doubling of the railway line from Castle Rock in Karnataka to Kulem in Goa, expanding of a national highway to a four-lane one and the Goa-Tanmar Transmission Project are the three linear projects that have met stiff opposition from environmentalists, locals and NGOs.

Goa gangrape case: Statement taken out of context, says CM Pramod Sawant

July 30, 2021 11:06 am

The chief minister attracted the ire of his political opponents after his statement in the Goa legislative assembly on Wednesday during a calling attention motion when opposition MLAs alleged deterioration of law and order in Goa and pounced on Sawant over the gangrape of two minors in Benaulim in South Goa.

Goa gangrape accused held; parents also to blame, says CM Sawant

July 30, 2021 2:16 am

Sawant announced this Thursday, as the Opposition accused his government of "collapse of law and order" in the state.

Insult for Goan political stalwarts to be compared with current lot: Arvind Kejriwal

July 27, 2021 1:21 pm

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Power Minister Satyender Jain on Monday termed politicians in Goa as "third class", inviting a sharp reaction from Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who said the remark was an "insult" to sons of soils such as late Parrikar and Sequeira.

Incessant rain triggers Goa's worst floods in decades; property worth crores damaged

July 24, 2021 11:30 pm

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the state was seeing flooding of this magnitude for the first time. No casualty was reported despite the vast destruction, he said.

Goa CM Pramod Sawant meets PM, Shah over Gauli-Dhangar quota issue

July 20, 2021 2:21 am

The delegation discussed the inclusion of the Gauli-Dhangar community in Goa among Scheduled Tribes (ST) with Shah and Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Mu

Pramod Sawant to meet Amit Shah, Arjun Munda to discuss inclusion of Goa’s Dhangars in ST category

July 19, 2021 4:14 am

Sawant left for Delhi on Sunday along with Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Kavlekar, state Urban Development Minister Milind Naik and Speaker Rajesh Patnekar to meet Shah and Munda.