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'Manohar Parrikar played key role in two surgical strikes,' Rajnath Singh pays tribute to ex-defence minister
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'Manohar Parrikar played key role in two surgical strikes,' Rajnath Singh pays tribute to ex-defence minister

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday said the then Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was extremely upset and angry after the 2016 Uri terror attack that had claimed the lives of 17 jawans

MGP MLA Dipak Pawaskar to be inducted into Goa govt today; lone party lawmaker Sudin Dhavalikar dropped from cabinet
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MGP MLA Dipak Pawaskar to be inducted into Goa govt today; lone party lawmaker Sudin Dhavalikar dropped from cabinet

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will be inducting former MGP MLA Dipak Pawaskar, who has merged the legislative wing of the party with the BJP, into the state cabinet Wednesday

Goa govt formation updates: Pramod Sawant, mentored by Manohar Parrikar, is new chief minister
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Goa govt formation updates: Pramod Sawant, mentored by Manohar Parrikar, is new chief minister

Goa govt formation LIVE updates: Preparations are on at the Raj Bhawan for the swearing in ceremony of the next Goa chief minister, which was expected to be held at 11 pm.

Manohar Parrikar passes away: Shooter Tejaswini Sawant recalls meeting late Goa CM who turned her career around
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Manohar Parrikar passes away: Shooter Tejaswini Sawant recalls meeting late Goa CM who turned her career around

When Tejaswini Sawant was in urgent need of financial help to participate in a shooting world championship in Germany, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar came as her ray of hope

Manohar Parrikar's funeral procession begins, thousands join cortege; Goa CM's last rites to be held at Miramar beach
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Manohar Parrikar's funeral procession begins, thousands join cortege; Goa CM's last rites to be held at Miramar beach

The funeral procession of Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar began in Panaji on Monday, with thousands joining the cortege to bid him a fond farewell

Rafale row: Manohar Parrikar calls Congress' audio clip of Goa cabinet meeting a 'desperate attempt to fabricate facts'
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Rafale row: Manohar Parrikar calls Congress' audio clip of Goa cabinet meeting a 'desperate attempt to fabricate facts'

The Congress has claimed it has audio recordings in which a Goa minister can be heard saying Manohar Parrikar possesses all files on the Rafale deal.

'Inspiring' Manohar Parrikar's photo with a tube running through his nose draws sharp criticism on social media; Twitterati tells netas to stop politicking
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'Inspiring' Manohar Parrikar's photo with a tube running through his nose draws sharp criticism on social media; Twitterati tells netas to stop politicking

A recent photo of Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, where the former defence minister is seen interacting with official on a bridge, has drawn criticism and applause from the media and the political circles.

BJP to ask alliance partners GFP, MGP to merge with it as demand for new CM grows amid falling health of Manohar Parrikar
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BJP to ask alliance partners GFP, MGP to merge with it as demand for new CM grows amid falling health of Manohar Parrikar

BJP leader Michael Lobo said that the party emissaries visiting Goa to assess the political situation in the state against the backdrop of the failing health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar would ask allies GFP and MGP to become part of the saffron party

Manohar Parrikar 'overwhelmed' by wishes after discharge from hospital, says he will resume duties as Goa CM
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Manohar Parrikar 'overwhelmed' by wishes after discharge from hospital, says he will resume duties as Goa CM

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who returned after being discharged from a Mumbai hospital, said he would carry on with his regular duties, but his interaction with the public will be limited for some time as advised by doctors.

Manohar Parrikar calls Supreme Court observation on patriotism in cinema halls 'absolutely wrong'
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Manohar Parrikar calls Supreme Court observation on patriotism in cinema halls 'absolutely wrong'

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said the Supreme Court's observation that people need not stand up in the cinema halls to prove their patriotism is "absolutely wrong"

Goa Congress chief says Manohar Parrikar didn't know about surgical strikes as defence minister
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Goa Congress chief says Manohar Parrikar didn't know about surgical strikes as defence minister

Goa Congress president Shantaram Naik alleged Manohar Parrikar was not in the know of surgical strikes against Pakistan until they happened.

BJP in Goa: Amit Shah's fine art of subverting mandate might not reap expected rewards
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BJP in Goa: Amit Shah's fine art of subverting mandate might not reap expected rewards

One has to learn the fine art of subverting mandate from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the wake of the manner the party formed coalition government last month Goa.

Goa Election 2017: Parrikar is wrong to claim BJP fulfilled all poll promises, here's what it missed
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Goa Election 2017: Parrikar is wrong to claim BJP fulfilled all poll promises, here's what it missed

In December 2016, Manohar Parrikar said that BJP had nothing to promise to Goa voters, as all promises made in 2012 stand fulfilled, however, a Firstpost fact-check revealed that it went back on three key promises including reducing vat on fuel, moving casinos to deep sea and promoting regional languages in schools

Arvind Kejriwal promises rehab fund for mining affected in Goa
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Arvind Kejriwal promises rehab fund for mining affected in Goa

AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assured rehabilitation fund of Rs 400 crore for the "victims" of iron ore mining ban in place till 2014 in Goa.

Row over army deployment in West Bengal echoes in Parliament
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Row over army deployment in West Bengal echoes in Parliament

The row over Army taking over road toll plazas in West Bengal today echoed in Parliament with TMC seeing "sinister" designs behind the move and the government vehemently denying the charge, saying it was a routine exercise conducted in full knowledge of the local authorities.

Surgical strikes: Congress slams Manohar Parrikar's felicitation in Goa
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Surgical strikes: Congress slams Manohar Parrikar's felicitation in Goa

On Monday the Goa Congress criticised the felicitation planned by state BJP unit for Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar over the surgical strikes by the Army in PoK, saying the BJP was trying to "sell" the anti-terror operation to extract political gains.

Kerry-Sushma meet or Parrikar-Carter visit: India-US partnership is promising and yet daunting
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Kerry-Sushma meet or Parrikar-Carter visit: India-US partnership is promising and yet daunting

Today, India-US relations cover a broad range of bilateral issues and shared objectives, including regional security, economic cooperation, defence, trade, and climate challenges etc.

Pak lawmakers deplore Parrikar's 'going to Pakistan is like going to hell' remark
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Pak lawmakers deplore Parrikar's 'going to Pakistan is like going to hell' remark

Lawmakers in Pakistan's Punjab Assembly have condemned Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's recent statement that "going to Pakistan is like going to hell" and asked the government to summon the Indian ambassador to record a strong protest over it.

India, US ink logistics defence agreement: Pact does not involve setting up military bases
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India, US ink logistics defence agreement: Pact does not involve setting up military bases

Carter said the agreement will be a "very substantial enabler" for the two countries to work together. Parrikar also clarified that the agreement will not involve in setting up bases.

IAF does not fly aged aircraft: Manohar Parrikar
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IAF does not fly aged aircraft: Manohar Parrikar

He said all the existing fleets of IAF have residual life for operational utilisation and every aircraft which is launched is fully airworthy