Goa Forward Party president Vijai Sardesai (File Photo/IANS)

Sawant eliminating Parrikar’s legacy: Sacked Goa Deputy CM

Panaji:  Goa Forward Party president Vijai Sardesai on Saturday said Chief Minister Pramod Sawant was trying to wipe out former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s legacy, just as Nikita Khrushchev tried to wipe out his predecessor Stalin’s legacy in the USSR after the latter’s death. Sardesai’s comments came minutes after he was sacked from the Pramod […]

Panaji: Goa Governor Mridula Sinha and Chief Minister Pramod Sawant with the newly sworn in Cabinet Ministers - Congress rebels Chandrakant Kavlekar, Jennifer Monserrate, Filipe Nery Rodrigues and lone BJP MLA Michael Lobo, who resigned as Deputy Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly earlier in the day at Raj Bhavan in Panaji on July 13, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

3 Congress rebels, one BJP MLA sworn in as Goa Ministers

Panaji: Three Congress rebels — Chandrakant Kavlekar, Jennifer Monserrate and Filipe Nery Rodrigues — along with former Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo were sworn in as ministers during a formal ceremony at Raj Bhavan here on Saturday. The Congress rebels had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday. Kavlekar, a former leader of opposition, is […]

Dabolim: All flight operations at Goa's Dabolim International Airport have been suspended for two hours after a detachable fuel tank attached to a MiG-29K aircraft fell on the runway, spilling fuel and causing minor damage to the landing and take-off strip on June 8, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Flight operations resume at Goa airport

Panaji:  Flight operations at Goa’s Dabolim International Airport have resumed after they were temporarily suspended on Saturday afternoon after a detachable fuel tank attached to a MiG-29K aircraft got jettisioned inadvertently on the runway at about 1 p.m., spilling fuel and causing minor damage to the landing and take-off strip at . “FLASH…. Flight operations […]

Indo-French naval exercise Varuna concludes off Goa (Photo Credit: Indian Navy/Twitter)

Indo-French naval exercise Varuna concludes off Goa

Panaji: The biggest Indo-French naval exercise yet, Varuna-19, concluded off Goa late on Friday with close range manouvers conducted by the carrier task forces of both the navies. “Dignitaries from both navies visited the French carrier task force and were briefed on the conduct of the exercise. An impressive flypast consisting of four Rafale, five MiG […]