MANOHAR PARIKKAR

  • India giving befitting reply to militants: Manohar Parrikar April 8, 2015

    Kanpur: Claiming that there has been a decline in the number of infiltration bids along the Indo-Pak border, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said the country is giving a befitting reply to militants and this year around 30 insurgents have been killed in encounters. "India has started giving a befitting...
  • Manohar Parrikar urged to stop use of 'outdated' choppers March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: An Army officer's wife, representing a group of 28 women, on Wednesday met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in New Delhi urging him to stop the use of "outdated" Cheetah and Chetak helicopters, which has claimed a number of lives. Meenal Wagh-Bhosale, wife of a serving Army officer, met with...
  • Goa CM Parikkar asked to fast-track resumption of iron ore mining September 30, 2014

    Panaji: People dependent on mining industry have asked the Goa government to fast-track resumption of iron ore mining in the state post Supreme Court lifting the ban. The development comes exactly a day before the Goa state cabinet's scheduled meeting on Wednesday, which is likely to unveil its mining policy,...
  • The idea behind this book is to look at risk in a different light: author Sonia Golani March 7, 2013

    Rahul Akerkar has a Masters in Biochemical Engineering from the US but is better known as a celebrity chef and owner of Mumbai's fine dining restaurant, Indigo; Manohar Parikkar went to the prestigious IIT, Bombay but makes headlines as the honorable Chief Minister of Goa; Harsha Bhogle is an alum...
  • Goa CM behaves like mining firm employee: Congress October 26, 2012

    Panaji: The Congress on Thursday accused Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of behaving like an employee of the mining lobby in Goa, only interested in protecting the interests of the firms. Reginaldo Lourenco, spokesperson for the Congress legislative party (CLP), which met on Thursday, said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)led...
  • Congress files complaint against Goa CM for geologist's suicide September 23, 2012

    Congress has filed a police complaint against Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parikkar for allegedly abetting suicide of a suspended mines and geology department official. ...
  • Cong files complaint against Goa CM for geologist's suicide September 23, 2012

    New Delhi: In a trouble for the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parikkar, Congress leader Sudip Tamhankar has filed a police complaint against him for allegedly abetting suicide of a suspended mines and geology department official. Tamankar lodged the complaint at Ponda police station claiming that harassment meted out to assistant geologist...
  • Foes become friends in Goa's political crisis July 28, 2007

    Panjim (Goa): Atanasio Monsarrate, popularly known as Babush and Churchill Alemao are some of the controversial names to figure in Goa's latest toppling game. It is Babush and Alemao who have combined with former BJP chief minister, Manohar Parikkar to dislodge the Congressled Digambar Kamat regime. On the eve of...
  • Cong govt sinking in Goa, BJP set to grab power July 26, 2007

    New Delhi: The Congressled Goa government is in choppy waters after its ally the MaharashtraGomantak Party (MGP) crossed over to the Opposition and a Congress MLA resigned. The Congress now has the support of 18 MLAs in a House of 40. Manohar Parikkar, the BJP legislative party leader and former chief...