Sunday 21 July 2024

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Society | Religion

Can Manohar Parrikar Afford to Ban the Cutlet-Pao in Goa?

Should one take seriously the rantings of a Sadhvi who hasn’t studied beyond class III? READ

Don’t interfere, Bishop tells CM and others at Old Goa

The Old Goa Feast has come with a strong message to the politicians, especially the BJP government in Goa. READ

Goa Muslims want Personal Law to replace Portuguese Civil Code

A section of Muslim community in Goa has come forward to demand that the Portuguese Civil Code be replaced by the Muslim Personal Law in Goa. READ

Replace Mahajani Act with new law of equal rights, warn Madkai villagers

Villagers of Madkai have risen up once again, this time with a warning of fast-unto-death if Goa government does not scrap the ‘communal’ Mahajani Act and legislate a new act, giving equal rights to all. ... READ

Bom Basilica in Modi's Swatch Bharat special list

Srinagar's Hazratbal Shrine, Goa's Bom Jesus Basilica, Hyderabad's Mecca Masjid and the Kedarnath and Badrinath temples are likely to be among 90 iconic places for a special cleanliness drive under the Swachh Bharat Mission. READ

Sanatan has killed Dabholkar-Pansare-Kalburgi, ban it: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party says that Sanatan Sanstha has killed three free-thinking intellectuals – Dr Narendra Dabholkar, Com Govind Pansare and Prof M M Kalburgi. READ

Bombay HC strikes down criminal prosecution for possessing beef in Mah

The Bombay High Court on Friday struck down three sections of the Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act which was enforced in March 2015, thereby holding that criminal prosecution for possessing beef is unconstitutional under Article ... READ

Court prohibits Navdurga idol replacement, ‘public temple’ issue pending

Mahajans of Shri Navdurga temple at Madkai cannot replace the idol of the Goddess till the court gives final verdict in the case filed by the non-Mahajan villagers. READ

Shani temple finallly opened for women, up to sanctum sanctorum

Yielding to a high voltage campaign by activists, the Shani Shingnapur temple trust today allowed women to enter the sanctum sanctorum, breaking the tradition followed for several decades. READ

Women fight Women on entering Shani temple after HC order

A day after the Bombay High Court ruled that it is the fundamental right of women to go to all places of worship, around 25 women activists led by Trupti Desai today entered the premises ... READ