Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicPramod Sawant

Topic: Pramod Sawant

Delhi smog bigger concern or Goans’ protest against govt projects? CMs clash on Twitter

It all started when Delhi CM Kejriwal referred to the ongoing ‘Save Mollem’ campaign in Goa against 3 development projects that reportedly threaten key wildlife habitats.

Goa is Fun’s Own Country. But it doesn’t need ‘super-spreader’ Sunburn festival

Goa has one of the highest Covid death per million rate in India. And Sunburn 2020 EDM festival ironically carries the tagline: 'Live Again'.

Goa CM Pramod Sawant tests positive for Covid, opts for home isolation

The 47-year-old CM said he was asymptomatic and urged all those who have come in his close contact to take the necessary precautions.

Only air passengers will be allowed at Mopa airport casinos, says Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Apart from casinos, hotels of various categories, eco-adventure and wellness resorts, as well as a shopping plaza will be constructed at the airport.

Why the buzz in Goa is all about state bypolls not Lok Sabha elections

The BJP's shaky coalition in Goa is set for another test as any decisive results in the bypolls could embolden the Congress' efforts to wrest power. 

Both Goa MLAs who staged coup in MGP & merged it into ‘ally’ BJP are now state ministers

While Manohar Ajgaonkar was already state tourism minister, Dipak Pawaskar was inducted into the BJP's Goa cabinet Wednesday night.

Goa CM Pramod Sawant drops deputy CM from cabinet after MGP merger

Goa deputy CM Sudin Dhavalikar was the lone MGP MLA who did not break away from the party.

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant proves majority in Assembly

After winning a floor test in the House, CM Sawant urged all members to join him in ensuring that developmental work reaches all regions of the state.

Midnight political drama in Goa between BJP & its allies a shameless game of power: Shiv Sena

The political drama in Goa after Manohar Parrikar's death shows a terrible state of democracy, said Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece Saamana.

Pramod Sawant takes oath as Goa CM in late night swearing-in ceremony

Goa's new BJP-led government was sworn-in around 2am on Wednesday with the support of 20 MLAs, including three each from allies GFP, MGP and independents.

On Camera

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.
Shoppers walk through a market in the Charminar area in Hyderabad | Representational image | Bloomberg

Wider reopening from pandemic, strong demand takes India past inflation for now

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, who is due to lead a meeting of the policy panel next month, has signalled more tightening to keep inflation from denting household spending power.

Defence

NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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