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Manohar Parrikar seat bypoll on May 19, BJP may field son

Days after Parrikar’s death, his sons Utpal and Abhijat had issued a statement saying that they will continue to respect the “legacy” their father leaves behind, hinting that Utpal might join politics soon.

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.

Manohar Parrikar’s ashes to be immersed in rivers, lakes across Goa

Confirming the details, Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar added, “It is our last farewell and it is the state’s way of paying the last respects.”

BJP’s ally MGP to contest all three Assembly bypolls in Goa

The MGP is a coalition partner in the Manohar Parrikar-led government along with the Goa Forward Party (GFP) and Independents.

Probe Goa, Manohar Parrikar ‘link’, says Congress

State Congress chief Girish Chodankar told the media: “One (Goa) Cabinet minister has said the CM has claimed all these (Rafale) files are in his bedroom; that audio was out. But almost one-and-a-half months (later), no one has filed a police complaint.

Goa: Manohar Parrikar to return home today, says health minister

With two versions coming on Parrikar's health, the Congress called the Governor to intervene. State Congress president Girish Chodankar felt the whole situation was confusing, with the public kept in the dark.

Doctors from AIIMS examine Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer in February 2018 and since then has been treated in hospitals in Mumbai, Delhi and in New York.

Goa DGP warns against Alexa: ‘What can be a bigger spy?’

“And what Alexa does. All the time it is listening. Everything. Every word you are saying, Alexa is listening and passing it on to Google. (Chander then corrects himself and says Amazon)."

Goa pollution board directs SWPL, Adani to pay penalty

Protests were held across the port town this week on the issue. The matter also came up before the administrative tribunal.

Digvijaya Singh didn’t allow me to stake claim to form Goa govt: Luizinho Faleiro

Faleiro’s statement comes at a time when state politics is at a fragile juncture, with the BJP’s MLA count reduced to 13 after the death of former minister Francis D Souza. Congress now has 14 MLAs, regaining its stature as the single largest party in the Assembly.

Digvijaya Singh didn’t allow me to stake claim to form govt: Ex-Goa CM Faleiro

Former Goa chief minister and Congress MLA Luizinho Faleiro alleged that Congress leader Digvijay Singh did not allow him to hand over the letter to Governor to form the government after the 2017 state Assembly elections.

Manohar Parrikar’s son issued notice over construction of eco-resort

According to the plea, a huge forest area was destroyed and several by-laws have been passed to facilitate the construction of the resort.