Interestingly, five out of the eight Ministers are former Congress leaders who joined the BJP in the last five years, barring Godinho, who joined the BJP six years back.
Bhubaneswar: Expressing shock over former Defence Minister and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s untimely demise, Prasanta Kumar Patnaik, who was his teacher at IIT Bombay & currently settled in Bhubaneswar, said it’s a major personal loss to him. Parrikar had last visited Odisha in 2016 to attend BJP’s Vikas Utsav in Cuttack and also held […]
Panaji: Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is suffering from an advanced-stage cancer, senior state cabinet minister Vijai Sardesai said here Sunday. Sardesai, who heads BJP ally Goa Forward Party, is the second member of the cabinet after health minister Vishwajit Rane to talk about the exact nature of Parrikar’s illness. While it is known […]
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 was fit enough to govern. […]
Panaji: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Goa unit on Sunday said it was incorrect to speculate about the health condition of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. Parrikar, after one public appearance since February 15, has been hospitalised and is under medical care for ailments ranging from mild pancreatitis, dehydration and low blood pressure, according to official […]
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was hospitalised late on Sunday, after he complained of dehydration and low blood pressure. In a statement issued here, the Chief Minister’s Office said that Parrikar was admitted to the Goa Medical College near here. “The Chief Minister had dehydration and was advised to get himself admitted to the […]
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday resigned to head a new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Goa. Official sources told IANS that Parrikar sent a faxed letter of resignation to the Prime Minister’s Office ahead of the oath taking ceremony, which is likely on Tuesday. Parrikar, who was on Sunday appointed by the […]