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    Pramod Sawant

    Pramod Pandurang Sawant is an Indian politician who is the 13th and current Chief Minister of Goa.Sawant represents the Sanquelim constituency in the Goa Legislative Assembly and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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    'Pramod Sawant was not Amit Shah's choice for CM'
    National

    'Pramod Sawant was not Amit Shah's choice for CM'

    Pramod Sawant was not Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah's choice for the Chief Minister's post, former deputy Chief Minister Sudin Dhavalikar said on Tuesday.

    Goa Investment Promotion Board CEO quits, citing red-tapism
    National

    Goa Investment Promotion Board CEO quits, citing red-tapism

    A month after Goa's leading industrialist claimed that ease of doing business was at its lowest ebb in the coastal state, Vishal Prakash, CEO of Goa's Investment Promotion Board late on Tuesday, resigned from the body citing "red-tapism".

    Sawant playing with sentiments of thousands of unemployed Goan youth: Goa State President
    National

    Sawant playing with sentiments of thousands of unemployed Goan youth: Goa State President

    Goa State Congress President, Girish Chodankar on Tuesday criticised Chief Minister Pramod Sawant for withdrawing all advertisements issued by various departments for filling up vacancies and stated his decision as 'an act of playing with the sentiments of thousands of unemployed Goan youth'.

    Goa molestation scandal: Parents had demanded woman coach
    Other Sports

    Goa molestation scandal: Parents had demanded woman coach

    Was the Goa government and the Goa Swimming Association aware of the alleged sexual harassment of girl swimmers by the arrested chief coach Surajit Ganguly, much before the video, which shows him allegedly molesting a minor swimmer that went viral last week?

    Goa: CM remained silent on gross corruption issues during monsoon session, says state Cong
    Politics

    Goa: CM remained silent on gross corruption issues during monsoon session, says state Cong

    Launching a sharp attack on Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Girish Chodankar said Chief Minister has remained silent on the gross corruption issues, irregularities, and scams which have come to the fore during the monsoon session of Goa Legislative Assembly.

    'Power cuts affecting Ganesh Chaturthi festivities in Goa'
    National

    'Power cuts affecting Ganesh Chaturthi festivities in Goa'

    Former state RSS chief Subhash Velingkar on Thursday slammed the state government for not ensuring adequate power supply to domestic consumers during the ongoing Ganesh Chaturthi, a major Hindu festival in the coastal state.

    Chidambaram, Parrikar victims of NDA witch-hunt: Cong
    National

    Chidambaram, Parrikar victims of NDA witch-hunt: Cong

    The Congress here on Tuesday sought to draw a parallel between the "witch-hunt" of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram by the Narendra Modi government, and that of the family and aides of former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar by the BJP-led coalition government in Goa as alleged by Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Atmaram Nadkarni.

    'Tourism will suffer in Goa sans fair taxi service'
    National

    'Tourism will suffer in Goa sans fair taxi service'

    If Goa does not provide fair and efficient taxi transportation service, the coastal state will lag behind as a tourism destination, the stakeholders of the state's oldest travel and tourism body said on Monday.

    Goa body seeks Shah's help to resume mining activity
    National

    Goa body seeks Shah's help to resume mining activity

    The Goa Mining Peoples Front (GMPF) a non-profit organisation representing the cause of lakhs of mining workers in the state has sought Home Minister Amit Shah's help for resumption of mining activities.

    Banning only Goans from casinos against BJP's principle: Congress
    National

    Banning only Goans from casinos against BJP's principle: Congress

    If the BJP believes in the 'one law, one country' principle, how can it propose a law banning Goans from entering casinos while allowing domestic tourists to do so, the Congress said on Tuesday.

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