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Goa BJP, Nilesh Cabral did not condemn Sadhvi Saraswati’s provocative statements, now why condemn Church on desecration: Congress

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Nearly a fortnight after an article in a Church-run magazine compared the Bharatiya Janta Party-led government to Hitler’s rise in Germany, the Congress party in Goa came out in support of the article and said that the BJP’s rule in Goa was akin to the Nazi rule in Germany, reports The Hindu. “The BJP is rightfully charged by the Renovacao magazine that the BJP rule in ...

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Who killed Felix Dahl?

Finnish police calls 23 year old Finnish Felix Dahl’s death a crime and a homicide after Goa Police termed it unnatural death, the Post mortem clearly mentions that the five wounds on the back of Dahl’s head is due to a hard and blunt object but Canacona Police says it is due to a fall. Are Canacona police and locals ...

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Parrikar misusing State infra, machinery, should have resigned as CM: Shiv Sena

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Panaji: The Shiv Sena on Monday said Manohar Parrikar should have resigned as Goa Chief Minister before contesting the 23 August Panaji bypoll to ensure a level-playing field for the other candidates in the fray. Parrikar, the BJP candidate in the by-election, is pitted against the Congress’ Girish Chodankar and the Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) nominee, Anand Shirodkar. The Sena, which is ...

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Manohar Parrikar a complete failure during his reign as DM, says Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray

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Mumbai (Maharashtra): Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday lashed out Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stating that the post of defense minister of the country should be taken seriously, adding that he was also a complete failure during his reign. His remarks came after the Shiv Sena published an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘ Saamna’, saying that Parrikar’s image, as ...

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Goa Bypolls: Throw ‘Satan’ and the ‘Anti-Christ’ into the Mandovi river: Jazon Fernandez

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  Speaking to media persons in Mumbai, when queried about the bypolls in his home State – in Panaji and Valpoi, film director Jazon Fernandez – who is of Goan origin – speaking in his own individual capacity said the people of Panaji and Valpoi must throw the ‘Satan in their midst’ and the ‘Anti Christ’ into the Mandovi river. ...

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Parrikar must lose the elections: Shiv Sena Mouthpiece Attacks Manohar Parrikar’

Mumbai: Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna has taken strong exception to Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar’s remark that he will become the defence minister once again in case he loses the Panaji by-election. The Saamna editorial asked if the position of country’s defence minister was so cheap that anybody could stake claim to it? Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his ...

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Arrest made to pacify public and opposition, says Goa Church fact-finding team which rejects police claim of ‘solo act’ by Francis Pereira

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Panaji: The five-member fact finding team comprising members of the Archdiocese of Goa and Daman’s council for social justice and peace and the centre for study of society and secularism have requested for a judicial commission to investigate the desecrations to ensure transparency and have stated that Francis Pereira’s arrest was made to pacify the public, says a report by ...

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Church debunks Parrikar’s ‘solo act’ and SP Gawas’s ‘one man squad’ theory, demands judicial probe in serial desecration

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Questioning police claims that the incidents of serial desecration in Goa is the alleged handiwork of one person, a social wing of the influential Church said the vandalism of religious places in the coastal state is part of a larger nationwide conspiracy and demanded a judicial probe, reports IANS. Talking to reporters at Curchorem, superintendent of police (South Goa) Arvind Gawas, told ...

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Panaji Bypolls: Is Atanasio Babush Monseratte compromised by Parrikar and BJP?

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BY FLYNN REMEDIOS: While expelled Congress MLA Atanasio ‘Babush’ Monserrate has privately and also publicly expressed his willingness to contest the Panjim by-polls against Parrikar if the Congress gives him a ticket, senior Goa Congressmen are a worried lot. They fear that given his legal problems and pending criminal cases, Babush may be compromised by Parrikar and the BJP. Sources told ...

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India Scribes launches #It’sMyCross campaign on FB to protest Goa desecrations

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India Scribes (IndiaScribes.com) – a news portal with a geographical focus on the tourist state of Goa, has launched a unique, innovative and creative form of protest to demonstrate against the communal elements who have been desecrating crosses and other religious symbols in Goa. Over the last one month nearly 11 crosses have been damaged or vandalized and in one ...

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