Goa

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Goa is a state on the western coast of India within the coastal region known as the Konkan, separated from the Deccan highlands of the state of Karnataka by the Western Ghats. It is bounded by Maharashtra to the north and Karnataka to the east and south, with the Arabian Sea forming its western coast. It is India's smallest state by area and the fourth-smallest by population. Goa has the highest GDP per capita among all Indian states, two and a half times that of the country. It was ranked the best-placed state by the Eleventh Finance Commission for its infrastructure and ranked on top for the best quality of life in India by the National Commission on Population based on the 12 Indicators.

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The states, where the party's nominees for the polls were discussed, included Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat and Goa
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The BJP has shortlisted the names of Joshua D'Souza, son of Goa's late Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza, and another party leader Sudhir Kandolkar for next..
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In a scathing attack on the political drama between the BJP and its allies in Goa over the leadership issue, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday dubbed it as a "terrible..
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To mourn the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, hundreds of widows in Vrindavan on Monday decided to not celebrate Holi this year
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CM, 11 others sworn in at 2 am, face numbers test within 36 hours
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Congress’ numerical edge in terms of number of MLAs in the Goa assembly was blunted as only three of its MLAs appeared before Goa governor Mridula Sinha while..
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For BJP, Gadkari emerges key trouble-shooter in Goa
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ewly-appointed Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday met family members of his deceased predecessor Manohar Parrikar before assuming charge of office,..
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"Best wishes to Pramod Sawant and his team as they begin their journey towards fulfilling the dreams of the people of Goa. "I am sure they will build on the work..
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As cancers go, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar was dealing with a particularly tough one. Pancreatic cancer has one of the worst survival rates among cancers..
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Pramod Sawant edges out many to become CM
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Manohar Parrikar was 17th chief minister in the country and second in Goa who died while still in office.
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Modi reached the Kala Academy in Panaji where he paid his last respect to Manohar Parrikar, who passed away on Sunday.
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Following the death of Manohar Parrikar on Sunday, the decision on who shall be the next Chief Minister of Goa shall be taken by 2 pm on Monday while the..
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Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Monday held talks here with party leaders and alliance partner Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) to..
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"I have a weakness for tea. It's my favourite. Without milk, tea tastes even better and is healthier, but getting good tea (in Goa) is a rarity," Par­rikar had..
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When Parrikar impressed upon the centre to move the prestigious film festival to Goa, there were many doubters. The deadline seemed tough to meet as Goa had to..
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Congress staked claim to form the government once again following CM Manohar Parrikar's death on Sunday. With BJP's strength in the assembly down to 12 MLAs, the..
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The former Defence Minister was BJP's crisis manager in the coastal state
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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is no more, President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted on Sunday evening.
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Parrikar was ideologically wedded to the Sangh but was sufficiently accommodating — and uncompromising — to maintain the middle ground in Goa politics. He..
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Parrikar, 63, enjoyed a man-next-door image who navigated Goa's politics for two decades and became BJP's crisis man in the coastal state.
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63-year-old Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, battling pancreatic ailment, passes away at his private residence near Panaji. A three-time Chief Minister of Goa, Parrikar..
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India's former defense minister and serving chief minister of the western state of Goa, Manohar Parrikar, died on Sunday, officials said.
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The government announced national mourning on Monday as Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar died this evening, officials said. A home ministry spokesperson said..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the India will be eternally grateful to Manohar Parrikar. Parrikar (63) died of a pancreatic ailment on Sunday..
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Manohar Parrikar, who rose from a pracharak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to become the country's Defence Minister and also chief minister of Goa,..
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I had profound re­spect for Parrikar, not because he was a for­mer defence minister or the serving chief minister of Goa, but because he was an honest,..
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Relatives of ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, senior government officials and political leaders started arriving at his residence in Dona Paula here..
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Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar accused the BJP of spreading rumours about Kamat.
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The health of CM Parrikar, who is suffering from a pancreatic ailment, deteriorated on Saturday sparking hectic political activities across parties in the..
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As news of Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar’s health condition having worsened was doing the rounds, BJP swung into action on Saturday to protect its..
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