Wagh’s poetry, written with all the angst of a class oppressed in his “chosen” dialect of Konkani, calls for the restitution of an older order, a culture where nature and not stone idols was worshipped, before the forced appropriation of land, natural resources and culture took place
Aman Lekhi, senior counsel from New Delhi appearing for Tejpal, argued that the fight is “asymmetrical”, and made a case that the “state has aligned with the victim, while the reputation of the accused is being systematically destroyed”.
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“The maximum deaths in the past few years were not after sunset, but between 12 and 3 in the afternoon,” says a senior official at the Goa Secretariat, now tasked with helping the government form rules for drinking in public places.
Parrikar pointed to the Supreme Court order banning sale of liquor with 500 metres of national highways as an example of a law made with good intention but which had to be tweaked given the ground situation in different states.
Parrikar also said that calling the minister’s fears as speculation would be wrong, and that the people trailing Palienkar “may have wanted to talk to him, or maybe they were a threat, since the minister thinks he raised the (drugs) issue”.
Goa police said 16 niches, 20 granite crosses on the graves, nine grave tombstone, seven granite name plates were vandalised by a heavy object. An electric light pole was also ripped out. The police are expected to finish their probe report by evening before it’s tabled to the government.
After reviewing the situation and chairing a meeting with the top police brass, Parrikar said at a hurriedly held press meet, "Whoever is doing this is doing it deliberately, with proper planning. I have no doubts about it."
To a question on the “growing apprehension” across the country over the government’s apparent lack of effective action against the perpetrators of lynching, Amit Shah asked, “Do you know of any such incident where arrests have not been made?"
The central food and drug administration has scrubbed the drink clean of the “country liquor” tag and classified it as “heritage liquor”. That makes it possible for feni now to be sold at neighbourhood liquor shops and marts across the country.
The FIR accuses Mishra of amassing movable and immovable assets, and that he was worth only Rs 3.79 lakh in 2005, the year he joined the IMMT. According to him, he has been facing harassment since he took disciplinary measures against certain colleagues.
At the inaugural session on Day One, the Sadhvi had asked Hindus to stock weapons, lynch “vidharmis” who eat beef, and even hang ministers who consumed beef at iftar and considered it a “status symbol”.
Stating that Hindus need to save their daughters from “love-jihad”, Saraswati said, “Agar hum shastra nahi rakhenge toh aanewale samay mein hamara vinaash hoga (if we do not stock arms, we will be destroyed in future).”
Ranganath Kamat, who will celebrate his 90th birthday in June, has been a master weaver of what is popularly called the Goan Kunbi sari — a handloom that has defined his life and livelihood for decades.