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Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar wins Panaji 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.…

Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa

Panaji, March 16 Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today won the trust vote on the floor of the assembly, with 22 MLAs supporting his government. The Congress got the support of 16 legislators. Parrikar, whose BJP heads a coalition…

Manohar Parrikar is Goa CM

Panaji, March 14: BJP leader Manohar Parrikar was on Tuesday sworn in as the new Goa chief minister. He was administered the oath of office by Governor Mridula Sinha. Parrikar had on Monday staked claim to form the government after the…

Jaitley takes charge as Defence Minister

New Delhi, March 14: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday assumed charge as Defence Minister, a day after he was given additional responsibility of the ministry. This comes after Manohar Parrikar resigned on Monday as Defence…

Army welfare fund voluntary: Parrikar

New Delhi, Oct 25: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said the Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties is a voluntary donation and "no one's neck" should be held for it. Asked about the row surrounding Hindi movie "Ae Dil…