Ex-Goa tourism minister Mickky Pacheco in hot water after video of him abusing man on beach goes viral
A video of former Goa tourism minister Francisco Mickky Pacheco purportedly abusing a man on the Utorda beach in south Goa has gone viral
Both BJP and the Congress had officially announced to contest 36 seats each.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday released a list of seven more candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls in Goa, taking the number of its nominees to the 40-member House to 11, so far.
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday asked those claiming that Public Works Department minister Sudin Dhavalikar held a fake graduation degree
Former Goa Minister Fransisco Miccky Pacheco who was on the run since 9 April over an assault case, on Monday surrendered before a local court in Margao.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea of a Goa MLA Francisco Xavier alias Mickky Pacheco, convicted and sentenced for six months for abusing and slapping a junior engineer as a minister in 2006, seeking extension of time to surrender to undergo the jail term.
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said they will challenge the court order.
Lobbying has begun in Goa BJP after the Supreme Court upheld the conviction of state minister Fransisco Mickky Pacheco, creating likelihood of vacancy in the ministry.
Pacheco, a former tourism minister, has been booked and charged for a wide variety of cases over the last decade and more ranging from bigamy, extortion, cheating, abettment to suicide and assaulting government servants on more than one occasion.