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No bikinis: Why doesn't Dhavalikar wear dhotis, asks Goa BJP MLA

Jul 03, 2014

No bikinis: Why doesn't Dhavalikar wear dhotis, asks Goa BJP MLA

A BJP MLA has invoked mythology saying "pub and liquor are very much part of Indian culture" and opposed any move to ban them in the name of culture and religion. #Goa #Alcohol #Indian culture #BJP MLA #Bikinis #moral policing #pubs #Sudin Dhavalikar #Goa CM #Vishnu Wagh #They SaidIt
Moral policing on rise in Goa: Minister demands end to bikinis, 'pub tourism'

Jul 02, 2014

Moral policing on rise in Goa: Minister demands end to bikinis, 'pub tourism'

Dhavalikar fired his first salvo on Monday night at the sidelines of an event at a resort in Goa, where he told journalists, "Scantily dressed girls visiting pubs project the wrong culture and this should be stopped. It does not fit in our culture. What will happen to our Goan culture if we allow this? " #Politics #BJP #Goa #Manohar Parrikar #Sri Ram Sene #Women Rights #Lok Sabha elections #pubs #Sudin Dhavalikar #Pramod Muthalik
Girls visiting pubs in short dresses against our culture: Goa minister

Jul 01, 2014

Girls visiting pubs in short dresses against our culture: Goa minister

A senior minister in Goa's BJP-led government has said "young girls going to pubs in short dresses is against our culture", backing controversial activist Pramod Muthalik, who is notorious for trying to impose medieval-style diktats against "cultural invasion." #India #NewsTracker #Goa #Shiv Sena #MGP #Sudin Dhavalikar #Pramod Muthalik #Pub culture
Muthalik redux in Cong: Pub attack accused joins, later expelled

Mar 25, 2014

Muthalik redux in Cong: Pub attack accused joins, later expelled

In a Pramod Muthalik-like episode for Congress, an accused in 2009 Mangalore pub attack case who was also former legal adviser to right wing outfit Sri Ram Sene, linked with the infamous incident, today joined the party only to be disowned by it hours later. #NewsTracker #Sri Ram Sene #Mangalore #Pramod Muthalik #Dinakar Shetty #Pramod Muthalik in BJP #Mangalore pub attack

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Modi's u-turns, treatment of Jaswant: Why BJP is looking shaky

Jul 02, 2014

Grand jury reviewing case of California pastor accused of murder in run-in at Las Vegas pub

A grand jury was reviewing the case of the Northern California youth pastor who was accused of murder after a late-night run-in outside a Las Vegas pub led to a man's death six months later...
Modi's u-turns, treatment of Jaswant: Why BJP is looking shaky

Jun 30, 2014

Depardieu skips fim festival premiere after binge at pub

French actor Gerard Depardieu starred in a drama at the Edinburgh Film Festival — only it wasn't on the screen... #Edinburgh #Gerard Depardieu
Modi's u-turns, treatment of Jaswant: Why BJP is looking shaky

Jul 01, 2014

Twitter to acquire mobile advertising company TapCommerce

Twitter said Monday it has agreed to acquire TapCommerce a mobile advertising company focused on re-engaging people who have downloaded advertisers’ apps. The financial terms of the proposed acquisition of the New York startup were not disclosed. Som... #Edinburgh #Gerard Depardieu