Former Goa Congress President Shantaram Naik (File Photo)

Former Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik dead at 76

Panaji/New Delhi : Former Goa Congress President and two-time Rajya Sabha MP, Shantaram Naik, died of a massive heart attack on Saturday, a party leader said. He was 76. Girish Chodankar, who replaced Naik, as state Congress president in April told IANS from Panaji: “Naik passed away around 6.30 a.m.” “He complained of chest pain, […]

Congress state President Shantaram Naik (File Photo)

Goa CM cannot call Speaker for updates on administration: Congress

Panaji :  The Congress on Monday objected to Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant, updating ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on administrative and governance-related issues and claimed that Parrikar had no trust in a three-member ministerial committee formed to take administrative decisions in his absence. At a press conference here, outgoing state Congress President Shantaram Naik […]

Book Sadhvi for hate speech against beef-eaters: Goa Congress

Panaji, Jan 11 : If Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is serious about the sentiments of beef-eaters in Goa, he should get Sadhvi Saraswati arrested for her hate speech against beef consumers, state Congress President Shantaram Naik said on Thursday. “He should first get issued an arrest warrant against Sadhvi Saraswati, who made a horrible statement in […]