Tag: Manohar Parrikar

Capacity of HAL, Sunabeda to double in 4 years: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday announced that the Centre had decided to double the capacity of engine factory of the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) located at Sunabeda in Koraput district

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Parrikar to attend Vikas Utshav in Cuttack today

Bhubaneswar: Union Defence minister Manohar Parrikar will arrive here this afternoon and proceed to Cuttack to attend ‘Vikas Utsav’ the BJP is observing to commemorate two years of its government at the Centre. Along with Parrikar, Union minister of state for Social Justice and Empowerment Vijay Sampla and Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan are also […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Cops on tenterhooks ahead of Parrikar’s Cuttack visit

Cuttack: With less than 24 hours to go for Union Defence minister Manohar Parrikar’s scheduled visit to Cuttack, police in the Millennium City is on tenterhooks in view of the Bargarh incident on Friday, which witnessed an attack allegedly by BJD workers on the convoy of two central ministers Santosh Gangwar and Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Goa government finally admits Parrikar suffering from pancreatic cancer

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. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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'No positivity' about Parrikar's health: Goa Dy Speaker

Panaji: There is “no positivity” about health condition of ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently admitted in the AIIMS in New Delhi, BJP MLA and Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said on Friday. Lobo, who is considered close to Parrikar in political circles here, said the former Defence Minister’s hearing faculties have also […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Goa Chief Minister Parrikar heads for AIIMS Delhi

Panaji: Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday headed to the national capital via a special chartered flight for further treatment and examination at the All India Institute for Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Parrikar, who is suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer, also held meetings with Speaker Pramod Sawant and Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo amid talks […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Not correct to speculate on Parrikar's health: BJP

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Goa CM discharged from hospital

Panaji: Five days after he was admitted to Goa Medical College and Hospital for dehydration and low blood pressure, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was discharged from the health facility on Thursday, an official said. “The Chief Minister has been discharged from the hospital and will recuperate at home,” an official attached to the Chief Minister’s Office […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar hospitalised

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
'Tourism-oriented' state Goa may ban 'Padmavati'

Panaji: Stating that a tourism-oriented state like Goa cannot afford law and order problems, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said he will ‘look into’ the demand of the BJP state women’s wing to ban the screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film ‘Padmavati’. Parrikar was speaking to reporters in Panaji after a delegation of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Piracy in Indian Ocean in check but can't be ruled out

Panaji: Piracy in the Indian Ocean is under control, but the threat of piracy cannot be “totally ignored”, former Defence Minister and Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday. Parrikar said rising water levels due to climate change posed a significant threat to coastal countries as well as island-states. “The trade, which moves […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Goa Cabinet approves new convention centre for IFFI

Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar announced on Wednesday that the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in a new convention centre with 10 screening halls. Parrikar told reporters that the state cabinet on Wednesday had approved the construction of the proposed convention centre on a public-private partnership (PPP) basis. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Cooking in open by tourists groups banned in Goa: Minister

Panaji:  After announcing a ban on swimming on Goa’s beaches after sunset, a meeting of tourism industry stakeholders chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday, ordered the police to crackdown on cooking in public by tourist groups, claiming it was unhygienic and resulted in garbage being strewn in public areas. Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar told […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Parrikar wins Goa bypoll

Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday won the Goa assembly bye-election from the Panaji constituency by 4,803 votes. Parrikar, who polled 9,862 votes, beat his nearest rival Congress’ Girish Chodankar, who netted 5,059 votes. Anand Shirodkar of the Goa Suraksha Manch came a distant third polling 220 votes. “I was expecting to win,” Parrikar told […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Aadhar mandatory for online certificates: Parrikar

Panaji: Aadhar card is mandatory to apply for government-issued certificates online through a newly launched government portal, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters after launching a new revenue department website, which facilitates online procurement of residence and income certificates and registration of property, Parrikar said those without an Aadhar card […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021