Goa Congress has decided to hold a joint meeting on July 18 with its Legislative wing and State (Pradesh) Committee to take a call on forging an alliance with like-minded parties for the upcoming Assembly elections.
Welcoming the fuel pump owners' demand for 'one nation one rate' for petroleum products in the country, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today said petrol rates applicable in Goa should be replicated in other
states as well for the benefit of people.
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has defended his government's stand to support offshore and other casinos, saying the state's economy is dependent on it but he does not support increasing their number.
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today came out in defence of his brother-in-law and state Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) officer Dilip Malvankar who was arrested by the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) in an alleged graft case.
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying people like him only because he "sensationalises" issues and added that the AAP founder-convenor was not his "ideal" by any standards.
Former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat was on Thursday questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the Louis Berger scam in which Congress leaders and bureaucrats are accused of taking bribes from the US-based consultancy firm.