Pramod Sawant

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said a thorough probe would be conducted into the death of MGP leader Prakash Naik, who allegedly shot himself dead and held a minister's kin responsible for the extreme step. Naik, who was in his late 50s, allegedly committed suicide at his home in Merces village on Friday.

The Goa Congress on Wednesday demanded resignation of Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, claiming that he has "failed" to address key issues like non-resumption of the mining industry, unemployment and slowdown in tourism sector in the state.

 Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said "certain amount of the Mahadayi water has been diverted" despite the case of dispute with Karnataka over sharing the river water pending before the Supreme Court.

On December 16, 1971, over 90,000 Pakistani soldiers surrendered before Indian troops, bringing to an end the bitterly fought war on the eastern and western fronts.

There was a time when Goans grew onion and other veggies, he said, speaking at a function at Porvorim near here on Friday.

 The Goa government on Tuesday filed a review petition in the Supreme Court against its 2018 judgement imposing a ban on iron ore mining activity in the coastal state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said.

Goa Forward Party MLA Vinod Palyekar on Sunday said Chief Minister Pramod Sawant had rejected a proposal to create a corporation to supply subsidised fish in the coastal state.

 Nearly three months after 10 Congress MLAs joined the ruling BJP in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has not ruled out the possibility of more opposition leaders following suit.