Thursday 25 July 2024

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Society | Social

Dakshinayan wants special court for Dabholkar-Pansare-Kalburgi killers

The Dakshinayan national convention has demanded a special court be set up to conduct trial on those arrested for assassination of Dr Narendra Dabholkar, Com Govind Pansare and Prof M M Kalburgi while also pressing ... READ

Pseudo-Nationalism is based on hatred, Patriotism is Humanism: Rajdeep

Patriotism is the concept based on humanism and love for the people, but the concept of pseudo-nationalism is today developed into the concept of spreading hatred against others, said India’s eminent TV journalist Rajdeep Sardesai. ... READ

When ‘educated’ villagers demolish huts of ‘deprived’ tribals… in Goa!

It was shocking. A group of hundreds of ‘educated’ villagers of Bethoda-Nirankal march to the forest and demolish 13 make-shift huts built by a nomadic tribal community – Vanarmare (monkey killers). READ

Bomboikar Goans flock to Goa for seawater bath

A seawater bath is a healing experience, and mid-April marks the beginning of the seawater-bathing season for Goans. READ

Is it possible to bring Monkey-hunters into the mainstream?

Goa government along with a few social outfits, is trying to bring a nomadic tribe whose traditional occupation is hunting and eating monkeys into the mainstream society. READ

Bharat Mata is only a little more than 100 years old

At a time when India is being projected as eternal, when the chanting of Bharat Mata ki jai has become a testimony to patriotism and refusal to do so invites the wrath of Hindutva outfits ... READ

Freedom from triple talaq: Goa shows the way

A step forward in gender justice is the Supreme Court’s admission of the petition of a Muslim woman, Shayara Bano, pleading that polygamy and oral triple talaq —saying talaq thrice in succession — violate fundamental ... READ

Chanting of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' can't be forced on others: RSS chief

In what is being seen as softening of it's earlier stand, Rashtriya Swayemsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat sent out a clear message for Sangh Pariwar members saying that chanting of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' ... READ

BJP exposed on 80% local quota in jobs; but why are the outsiders coming?

BJP government had its foot in the mouth today on the announcement of providing 80 per cent jobs for locals in the private sector, with Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar admitting that it cannot be enforced ... READ

We can’t control illegal sale of Communidade land: Goa Govt

Goa government has expressed helplessness in controlling illegal sale of Communidade land in Goa. READ