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”.
Tejpal was booked under IPC Sections 376, 376(2)(f) and 376(2) (k). Goa Police’s Crime Branch presented the chargesheet on February 17, 2014.
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).”
Anwar Bepari, representing the Qureshi Meat Traders Association, said one of the important points raised in the petition is the ban on purchase of animals for religious sacrifice.
Manohar Parrikar has said that the BJP government's biggest achievement so far is a change in people's mindset.
Inter-state meat trade stops; minister Sardesai says Central order will hit us
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.
Justifying the Centre’s decision, BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan said it had only restricted the sale for slaughter of animals that were used for agricultural purposes.
The alleged suicide on Thursday led to the collapse of a 25-year-old rusted iron foot overbridge, and the death of two curious onlookers.
Mormugao Port Trust in Vasco is planning to push for expansion of four berths and capital dredging as it envisages a four-fold expansion at over 50 million tons of coal import by 2030.
He wrote to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asking the BJP to act against what he calls judicial encroachments to parliamentarian rights
He implied that Sonia’s illness had become the key reason helping Modi achieve his ambition of a “Congress-mukt Bharat
Ahead of review petition in SC against highway liquor ban, govt faces a poser in1972 notification allowing transport of beer, IMFL
Rebelo said that AAP should have “welcomed” demonetisation and “warned the BJP to ensure they follow the raids and follow-up exercises first with their own lot”.
The school sits on the edge of a road between Sonshi and Honda villages, which is used by the 900-odd trucks plying between mining dump yard on their final journey to the port at Vasco.
A wildlife enthusiast, Rane describes a chance meeting with actor Will Smith when they shared a camp in a range in Tanzania for a week before counting day.
With most of the homes now locked, Sonshi village is now at the police station on all hours protesting.
Parrikar said discussing issues in the media never led to solutions, but derailed execution.
Rane, son of veteran Congress leader Pratapsinh Rane, had walked off the Assembly during the crucial floor test on March 16, helping BJP coast to a 22-16 win over Congress following an election in which the latter had emerged the single-largest party.
A bison is not known to attack unprovoked but Yenu’s neighbour Ankush Solienkar believes the bison was “in a mood for revenge, having waited it out”.
Joshi admitted having some similarity in business interests with Mallya
BJP’s two national leaders Nitin Gadkari and Amit Shah reiterated that there was nothing unconstitutional in the party’s conduct in the state.
Rane said he would campaign against his father, Pratapsinh, and “ensure that the lotus (BJP’s poll symbol) blooms in Sattari”.
Except, from this week taverns like his, selling liquor for as low as Rs 20 a glass, have no customers.
Some govts denotify state highways, make them ‘urban roads’ to escape the 500-metre cap, a few others work around the issue. A look at measures on ground
“The British national then recalled some common friends and started hunting for her photograph on Facebook, and finally after a few attempts zeroed in on her profile.”
“Our general secretary (Singh) said there was no need to give a letter, because, as the single largest party, the Governor would call us.” Faleiro said
At the Chief Minister’s office, Parrikar was far more relaxed as he referred to a local dish, which uses all kinds of vegetables, to say that his government will be like the “Khandthi, only richer”.
Naming AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh was the reason for the “disgusting failure of the Congress in Goa”, said Rane.
Hours after the results were announced, Sardesai, 47, whose party won three of four constituencies it contested, became the state’s most talked-about man.
The Congress, which won 17 seats in the 40-member Assembly, had approached the Supreme Court to stall the swearing-in but got no reprieve.