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  1. India Ramachandra Guha Threatened For Posting Picture of Him Eating Beef; Deletes TweetRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | India.com

    Bengaluru: Noted historian and author Ramachandra Guha on Sunday claimed that he received threatening calls for posting a picture of himself eating beef in Goa. He has now deleted the tweet, saying "it was in poor taste".

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  2. Ramachandra Guha Removes Beef Tweet After Threat CallsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Outlook

    Ramachandra Guha said, "I have received threatening calls from a man calling himself Sanjay from Delhi. He threatened my wife as well as me."

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  3. Beef tweet: Police deployed at Ramchandra Guha's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of India

    BENGALURU: A day after social media fury over his beef tweet from Goa, historian Ramachandra Guha , who is now at his residence in Bengaluru, said that he had been receiving threat messages and calls over his phone. The local police have provided security after he brought the issue into the notice of deputy commissioner of police Devaraj.

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  4. Amid threats, Ramachandra Guha removes beef tweet, says 'was in poor taste'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    On Friday, Guha put up a picture of himself enjoying beef and wrote, "After a magical morning in Old Goa we had lunch in Panaji, where-since this is a BJP ruled state-I decided to eat beef in celebration." Two days after posting a photo of himself eating beef in Goa, author and eminent historian Ramachandra Guha on Sunday deleted the tweet, saying it was in poor taste.

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  5. Ramchandra Guha deletes beef lunch pic from Goa, says former RAW official 'threatened' himRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | DNA India

    A day after social media fury over his beef tweet from Goa, which also led to questions about his vegetarianism, Ramchandra Guha deleted the picture of his lunch in Goa and claimed he was getting threats. He wrote: "I have deleted the photo of my lunch in Goa as it was in poor taste.

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  6. Police bust another marijuana plantation in GoaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Panaji, Dec 8 : Police busted a marijuana plantation run by a Russian couple in Siolim village in North Goa, while also raiding a makeshift laboratory where the drug was being processed, an official said on Saturday. LSD, a popular party drug was also seized by the police during the raid.

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  7. Will facilitate global funds looking to invest in India: Suresh PrabhuRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Times of India

    PANAJI: The government will put in place a proper mechanism including easy regulations, detailed information and less paperwork for global funds to invest in the country in areas such as infrastructure and startups, commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu said. The minister has held multiple meetings in the recent months with several global sovereign wealth funds, insurance funds and pension funds from countries like Japan, Australia, Canada, Singapore and South Korea to attract investments in India.

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  8. Congress in Goa to prep for mid-term Assembly polls: KamatRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Panaji, Dec 8 : The Congress on Saturday said "anything could happen" in politically sensitive Goa in the coming days, with former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat hinting that the coastal state could be heading for mid-term assembly elections, along with the Lok Sabha polls in 2019.

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  9. Ramchandra Guha celebrates with beef in BJP-ruled Goa, later apologies for 'cavalier' tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | DNA India

    Ramchandra Guha, India's eminent historian and one of the current dispensation's most vocal critics riled up social media users when he put up a picture of his gastronomic adventures in Goa. Guha wrote: "After a magical morning in Old Goa we had lunch in Panaji, where - since this is a BJP ruled state - I decided to eat beef in celebration."

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  10. Psychiatric treatment, counselling for Goa cops who can't keep coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Panaji, Dec 7 : Ill-tempered policemen will be subjected to counselling and psychiatric treatment, Goa Director General of Police Muktesh Chander said on Friday. The top cop also said that criminal proceedings would be initiated against police personnel who lose their cool and misbehave while dealing with members of the public.

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  11. Parrikar health status petition: Goa CS finally responds to HC directiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Panaji, Dec 7 : Goa Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma on Friday finally filed an affidavit before the Panaji Bench of the Bombay High Court, in connection with a petition filed last month seeking public disclosure of the health status of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. The Chief Secretary's reply in response to the High Court's directive comes after the state government sought three adjournments.

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  12. Petition seeking Parrikar's health details is 'fishing' enquiry: Goa CSRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Panaji, Dec 7 : Dubbing a public interest litigation seeking to know the health status of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar as a "roving and fishing" enquiry, Goa Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma on Friday told the Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court that disclosing Parrikar's health records will set a "dangerous precedent" for the future and allow indiscriminate access to medical records of highly-placed persons citing "public interest". The disclosure was made in form of an affidavit by the top bureaucrat, in connection with a petition being heard by the court, which seeks public disclosure of the health status of ailing Parrikar.

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  13. Congress says voters have a right to know about CM Parrikar's healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times of India

    "The voter is entitled to know about the health status of the chief minister," said ChellaKumar. "Money is not being spent from his own pocket but it goes from the common man's tax."

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  14. ASSOCHAM organises conference on MSME Support & Outreach CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Central Chronicle

    Panaji, The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India organised a conference on MSME Support and Outreach Campaign titled 'Strengthening The Ecosystem for MSMEs in Food Processing' in the city on Friday. The conference was inaugurated by Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu.

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  15. Yoga and cello program set to soothe Dec. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Herald Gazette

    The Dancing Elephant , 16 School St., presents a program featuring yoga led by Taylor Ackerman accompanied by Robin Lane on cello Dec. 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The program is free, with donations accepted. Ackerman has been practicing yoga since 2008, and she was trained in hatha yoga at Ashiyana Yoga Center in Goa, India, in 2011.

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  16. Parrikar's health status petition: Goa government yet again pleads for adjournmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Newkerala.com

    Panaji, Dec 6 : The Panaji Bench of the Bombay High Court on Thursday adjourned for the third time the hearing of a petition seeking clarity on the health status of ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. The state government has sought more time to respond to a notice issued by the court last month to the state Chief Secretary to file an affidavit specifying Parrikar's health status.

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  17. On equality before God, Dalits have progressed more than women: Ramachandra GuhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Newkerala.com

    Panaji, Dec 6 : When it comes to equality before God and in society, Dalits in India have made more progress than women, historian Ramachandra Guha said on Thursday, while speaking at the Goa Literary and Arts Festival held here. Guha also said, that it was ironic that while Kerala was at the forefront of a 1920s movement for entry of Dalits to Hindu temples, the same progressive southern state was at the centre of the Sabrimala temple controversy over entry of women to the famous temple.

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  18. Bombay HC directs Goa Chief Secy to file affidavit on Parrikar's healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Newkerala.com

    Panaji , Dec 6 : The Bombay High Court in Panaji on Thursday directed Goa Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma to file an affidavit on the status of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health by December 7. On December 4, the court had directed Sharma to file the affidavit on December 5, however, the Chief Secretary sought an adjournment in the matter. The case will come up for hearing again on December 11. The Bombay High Court in Panaji directed Goa Chief Secretary to file an affidavit on the status of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health by December 7, after the state government once again sought an adjournment in the matter, lawyer for the petitioner Rohit Bras D'Sa told ANI.

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  19. Parrikar's PAs are running government, dictating terms to ministers: CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Newkerala.com

    Panaji, Dec 6 : The BJP-led coalition government in Goa is being run by ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's personal assistants, state Congress president Girish Chodankar said on Thursday, as the Opposition party launched a statewide Jan Akrosh campaign demanding the resignation of the former Defence Minister on health grounds. Parrikar's PAs and assistants are running the government and are dictating terms to ministers and other senior government officials.

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  20. Non-licensed restaurant run by Russians shut in GoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Newkerala.com

    Panaji, Dec 6 : Restaurants of three coastal shacks at the popular Morjim beach were shut down and sealed by the Goa Food and Drugs Administration on Thursday, amid a crackdown on food outlets operated by foreign nationals in the coastal state. A statement issued by the state agency on Thursday said that the three restaurants, one of which was operated by Russian nationals in partnership with a local resident, were shut down for operating without requisite licences.

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