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Parrikar, Anand Mahindra, Venu Srinivasan among 16 to get Padma Bhushan

New Delhi: Former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, leading industrialists Anand Mahindra and Venu Srinivasan along with 13 others have been selected for the Padma Bhushan awards, government said on Saturday. According to a government release, Parrikar, who was also the Goa Chief Minister, has been selected for the Padma Bhushan awards posthumously this year. Parrikar, who […]

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 […]

late Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar (File Photo/IANS)

Panaji Assembly bypoll: BJP loses late Manohar Parrikar’s seat to Congress

Panaji: After 25 years of uninterrupted run, the BJP on Thursday failed to retain the Panaji Assembly constituency, largely represented by late Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar since 1994. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Sidharth Kuncalienkar lost to Congress’ Atanasio Monserrate by 1,758 votes. Monserrate polled 8,748 votes against Kuncalienkar’s 6,990 votes. AAP’s Valmiki Naik and […]

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‘Modi haunted by Rafale files at Parrikar’s house’

Panaji: The Goa Congress on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was still haunted by the Rafale files allegedly stashed at Late Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s residence and it was the reason why Modi was repeatedly taking Parrikar’s name in his poll speech near Panaji on Wednesday. Goa Congress media convenor Trajano D’Mello told […]