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Pramod Sawant

BJP To Fight 38 Out Of 40 Seats In Goa Assembly Polls, May Name Candidates After Jan 16: Party Functionary

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The BJP has been holding meetings of its core committee to finalise the names of the candidates.

Full vaccination or COVID-19 negative report must for going to parties, restaurants in Goa: CM

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Goa government on Tuesday decided not to impose night curfew in the coastal state for now so that the tourism business amid the Christmas-New Year festival season is not affected.

Sex Scandal: Goa Minister Milind Naik Resigns, CM Assures Fair Probe

Milind Naik, the Urban Development minister of Goa has resigned following his name being brought up by Congress in a sexual exploitation case. CM Pramod Sawant has ensured a 'free and fair probe' in the case.

Goa Dentists Stage Protest At Nadda Function

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

D'Silva said that earlier, dentists were treated on par with general practitioners as far as bio-medical waste collection was concerned.

Mamata Banerjee On 2-Day Goa Trip, But Not On 'Vacation' As TMC Pitches For 'Gonychi Navi Sakal'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's visit comes as the TMC appoints former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro as a national vice president.

17 October, 2021

Mamata Banerjee’s Comparison To ‘Goddess Durga’ Stirs Row In Goa

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The president of Goa Forward Party Kiran Kandolkar had compared TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee to ‘Goddess Durga’.

26 September, 2021

Goa CM Pramod Sawant Lauds Diplomat Sneha Dubey For Her Pakistan Fury At UNGA

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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, while congratulating first secretary Sneha Dubey said she has done her schooling from the state.

07 September, 2021

Ganesh Chaturthi: Goa Revokes Ban On Priests, Allows Covid Patients To Invite Guests

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State Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the SOP was issued by mistake and his government understood the sentiments of people, as everyone wanted priests to come to their homes and perform rituals.

14 August, 2021

After Misunderstandings Clear, Navy Unfurls Tricolour On Goa Island

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Yesterday, some residents of Sao Jacinto Island had objected to the hoisting ceremony, apprehending Centre may take over the island under the Major Ports Authorities Bill, 2020 in future.

14 August, 2021

Goa CM Warns Of Dealing 'Anti-India Activities' With 'Iron Fist', Urges Navy To Go Ahead With I-Day Flag Hoisting

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CM Pramod Sawant said that the flag hoisting will happen at the island "at any cost" and assured full cooperation to the Navy from the Goa police for the event.

31 July, 2021

Goa Rape Case: ‘Is It Possible To Post A Policeman Behind Every Girl?’ Asks Minister

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It is the responsibility of parents to know where their children are going, said Goa Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude

29 July, 2021

Why Were They Out Late? Goa CM Asks Parents Of Rape Victims To Not Blame Govt

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Amid pressure from Opposition over the heinous gang rape of two minors, Goa CM Pramod Sawant remarked that parents need to "introspect" instead of blaming the government and police.

28 April, 2021

Amid Rising Covid Infections, Goa Imposes A Four-Day Lockdown

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The lockdown will be effective from April 29 to May 3, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said

03 March, 2021

Goa CM Pramod Sawant Receives First Covid Vaccine Shot

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The 47-year-old politician is a trained medical doctor and comes under the category of health professionals.

09 January, 2021

Determined Efforts Needed To Bring Country’s Economy Back On Track: Vice President


Last year, India rose to the occasion as one collective entity in handling the pandemic with considerable results, Naidu said.

06 January, 2021

Goa Unlocked: Aguada Jail To Become Tourist Attraction By March


The iconic Portuguese-era structure is being developed at an estimated cost of Rs 22 crore under the Centre's 'Swadesh Darshan Scheme'.

05 January, 2021

Goa Government Demarcates Land For IIT Campus Amid Protests


Police teams were called in to prevent villagers from stopping officers of the state land survey department from demarcating the land for the project

02 January, 2021

BJP Confident Of Securing Victory In 2022 Goa Assembly Polls: CM Pramod Sawant


The elections for all 40 seats of the Goa Legislative Assembly will take place in March 2022.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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