Thursday 30 March 2023

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Society | Religion

Parishioners shouldn't ring church bells: Church

Pealing of Church bells to gather crowds for the purpose different from the religious services has been discouraged by the Goa church. READ

Exposition of St Francis Xavier begins

The decadal event of exposition of the sacred relics of St Francis Xavier got underway at the Basilica of Bom Jesus in old Goa today amidst tight security today morning.The event, which would continue for ... READ

Complete Guide on Old Goa released

Old Goa: The Complete Guide, published as a joint venture of Plus Publications and Third Millennium Publishers of Panjim, was released at the hands of Fr Romualdo de Souza, Director, Goa Institute of Management Studies, ... READ

Priest evicted for dalit wedding

Within a year, Goa has witnessed yet another incident of caste discrimination, with non-Brahmin OBC community people exhibiting their anti-dalit sentiments in a crude manner. In fact the immediate victim is a Brahmin priest, who ... READ

Row over shifting Anjadiv Church

The Bharatiya Janata Party government in Goa as well as at the centre has once again come under a clout of being anti-minorities, but this time over an issue of shifting of five-century old Christian ... READ

Beware of RSS Parrikar, caution ideologues

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar's statement that he is a staunch swayamsevak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has evoked protests from ideologues here and Maharashtra.It sounds bells of caution that Goa may follow Gujarat, now ... READ

Cong urges Guv to intervene in mosque-burning

While the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to downplay the incident of burning the mosque on the eve of Id in Goa, the Congress has alleged that same forces that demolished the Babri Masjid ... READ

Minister's assault probed while mosque is burnt...

The state authorities here are not prepared to dismiss the incident of assault on union minister for state Shripad Naik by two youth on Sunday merely as an accident, though prima facie it appears to ... READ