Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Girish Chodankar alleged that no cabinet meetings were being held, adding that people were frustrated over this lack of governance.
BJP Goa unit chief Vinay Tendulkar and Union AYUSH minister Shripad Naik said that Union minister Nitin Gadkari, who will be on a two-day visit to Goa from on Monday, would try to find a solution to the problem.
Parrikar had left from Goa for Mumbai in the first week of March. He later went to USA for further treatment of a pancreatic ailment.
A section of leaders said that, in the remote chance of a change in leadership, the reins of the government would still be with the BJP and not its coalition partners.
Parrikar left for the US for his further treatment by a special flight from Mumbai airport, a senior official of the chief minister office told PTI.
Before heading to Mumbai, he called a meeting of his government's senior ministers at his private residence in Dona Paula near here and formed a cabinet advisory committee to take administrative decisions in his absence.
Goa Chef Minister Manohar Parrikar said the BJP's victory in the North East is unprecedented.
Parrikar, 62, was brought to the GMCH on a wheelchair, the official said, adding that he was accompanied by a family member.
Parrikar, who was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai for a pancreatic ailment since February 15, presented the Budget and also chaired a state Cabinet meeting upon his return.
Deputy Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly Michael Lobo confirmed this development.
The Goa Mineral Ore Exporters' Association (GMOEA) has written to state chief minister Manohar Parrikar stating that the abrupt stoppage of mining will also create risks of mounting loan defaults
"The prime minister was accompanied by Union minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis," the source told PTI.
Opposition Congress in Goa today wished speedy recovery to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who has been hospitalised in Mumbai.
Goa Foundation's director Claud Alvares said at a press conference that Parrikar, Parsekar and officials of the Mines and Geology Department were responsible for illegal renewal of mine leases.
Parrikar also said that politicians needed to be careful while making statements, referring to his cabinet colleague, Vijai Sardesai, who had dubbed a section of domestic tourists visiting the coastal state as the "scum of the earth".
The Goa CM said there were a few villages in wildlife sanctuaries which were not covered under the general scheme of making Goa ODF.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar reaffirmed his government's resolve to tackle the drug menace in the coastal state even as he expressed concern over girls consuming liquor these days.
Parrikar made the demand during the meeting of mines ministers held here today which was chaired by Union Minister of Mines Narendra Singh Tomar.
Parrikar would attend the third meeting of the Council for Trade Development and Promotion (CTDA) on January 8 in the national capital. The meeting will be chaired by Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu.
Parrikar today told reporters that the state government will not allow expansion of the coal handling capacity.
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar made this announcement during a Goa Liberation Day event here today. Goa was liberated from 450-year-long Portuguese rule on December 19, 1961.
"From May 30 next year, there will be a complete ban on plastic in the state. We are making this announcement in advance so that all those who have made it as their economic activity should not complain at the last minute," he said.
The NGT in its recent order to different states had banned any new activity in the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) till a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) was finalized.
Parrikar today unveiled the vehicle, worth Rs 41 lakh, in presence of Goa Food and Drugs Administration Minister Vishwajit Rane.