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Goa assembly to probe ex-minister’s son’s role in drugs case


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) The Goa government Friday appointed a house committee of the state assembly to probe the involvement of one "Roy" in the state's infamous drug mafia-police-politician nexus.Chief ... Read more...

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In Britain, polygamy could be rewarding for immigrants


July 31st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Courtesy an unplugged loophole in the British government's welfare shake-up, immigrants having multiple wives can claim higher benefit payments, it has emerged.Benefits potentially available to spouses ... Read more...

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Delhi government clears marriage registration bill


May 21st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) With the government Monday clearing the draft Delhi Registration of Marriages Bill 2012, married couples in the capital will soon have to get their marriages ... Read more...

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Meghalaya’s married job seekers need to give wedlock proof


August 8th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) Married people in Meghalaya now have to present wedlock certificates to apply for jobs and driving licences, an official said Monday."It is now mandatory for people ... Read more...

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Two NCP ministers quit Congress-led Goa government


March 14th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 14 (IANS) Two Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) ministers resigned from the Congress-led Goa government Monday, two days before the start of the assembly's budget session, state party ... Read more...

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Notice to defence ministry on Afghan woman’s bigamy allegation


January 21st, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sought a response from the defence ministry on an Afghan woman's plea seeking sanction to prosecute for bigamy an Indian army doctor, ... Read more...

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Goa home minister involved in drug trade: NCP


January 17th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 17 (IANS) Leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Goa legislature Mickky Pacheco Monday said that Home Minister Ravi Naik was providing protection to the drug trade in the ... Read more...

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Online marriage databases to deter cheating!


January 5th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): Chinese officials have put in action their plan of creating an online database of all married couples in order to deter extra marital affairs.State media said Beijing ... Read more...

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‘Hippies, bad tourism ministers are poor adverts for Goa’


October 19th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Hugh Gantzer, one of India's first travel writers, shoots straight from the hip. Little wonder that, at a travel fair here, he gunned for hippies, backpackers ... Read more...

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Pak-origin Brit Tory Councilor charged with bigamy


August 5th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5(ANI): A 52-year-old Pakistan-origin British Conservative party leader has been charged with bigamy.Slough Borough Councilor Pervez Choudhry was arrested on Monday and later released on bail."A 52-year-old man has ... Read more...

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‘Nadia was styling herself as Pacheco’s wife’


July 5th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) After calling 28-year-old Nadia Torrado former Goa tourism minister Mickky Pacheco's "family friend" ever since she killed herself by consuming rat poison, his counsel Monday said that she ... Read more...

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Goa minister resigns over companion’s death (Lead)


June 5th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco, accused of bigamy by his first wife, resigned from the cabinet Saturday over the mysterious death of his third alleged woman companion. Chief ... Read more...

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Linked to companion’s death, Goa tourism minister quits (Lead)


June 5th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco, accused by his wife of bigamy and embroiled in a controversy over the death of his third companion, resigned Saturday, an official said ... Read more...

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Goa tourism minister resigns


June 5th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco, accused by his wife of bigamy and embroiled in a controversy over the death of his third companion, resigned Saturday, an official said ... Read more...

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Goa minister under cloud after alleged partner dies


May 31st, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 31 (IANS) Goa's Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco, who faces charges of bigamy, has been dragged into controversy again after a 28-year-old woman, allegedly his third partner, died at a Chennai ... Read more...

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Akshay’s new film resembles Shoaib-Sania affair


April 11th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) This has to be the most uncanny coincidence to have happened in Hindi cinema so far.Just when we have Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik being ... Read more...

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Akshay’s Bigamist’s Role has Uncanny Resemblances to the Shoaib Malik - Sania Affair


April 10th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This has to be the most bizarre co-incidence ever to have happened in Hindi cinema.Just when we have Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik being accused of bigamy ... Read more...

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Asom Gana Parishad hints at snapping pre-poll ties with BJP


January 28th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Jan 28 (IANS) Former Assam chief minister and Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) founder Prafulla Kumar Mahanta has indicated discontinuing the pre-poll understanding with the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Two Chinese wives spot common husband on social networking site


December 25th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 25 (RIA Novosti) A Chinese man has been arrested on charges of bigamy after his two wives discovered each other on a social networking site, a media report said. ... Read more...

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Wives find they’re married to same man on social networking site!


December 24th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Cops have taken a Chinese Mexican into custody on charges of bigamy after both his wives found each other on a popular social networking site, the ... Read more...

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Texas polygamist women tagged ‘pimps’ amid underage marriage claims


October 25th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 25 (ANI): A former polygamist has expressed her surprise at the lack of trial of female members of a Texas polygamist sect, calling them "pimps".Flora Jessop escaped from the Fundamentalist ... Read more...

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Extortion charge against him to defame NCP, says Goa minister


September 18th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Goa Tourism Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco Friday said vested political interests were gunning for him, especially in view of the forthcoming ... Read more...

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Goa minister booked for extorting money from casino


September 18th, 2009 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) The crime branch of Goa Police Thursday booked controversial state Tourism Minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco for extortion and threatening a casino employee, officials said. A police ... Read more...

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Indian Muslims bitterly divided over bigamy


August 9th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Khalid Akhter New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Do bigamy and Islam go together? The Law Commission of India doesn't think so. Indian clerics of all hues disagree. But they don't seem to ... Read more...

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Wife, separated for years, cannot sue husband for torture: Apex court


June 10th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court has ruled that a woman, living separately from her husband for years without taking divorce, cannot accuse him of torturing her after years of ... Read more...

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Two women held in Chennai for dowry harassment


April 5th, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) Two women were arrested Sunday on charges of harassment for dowry and assisting bigamy by attempting to arrange the third marriage of an IT professional relative domiciled in ... Read more...

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Selection of right candidates crucial for polls: Mahanta


March 3rd, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 3 (IANS) Former Assam chief minister and Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) founder Prafulla Kumar Mahanta has said that selection of right candidates by the party would be crucial for next ... Read more...

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Goa tourism minister takes on casino operators


March 3rd, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Offshore casinos in Goa are committing "gross violations" of the law, the state's Tourism minister Francisco Pacheco has said. The minister, better known as Mickky, warned that provisions of ... Read more...

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Muslim peer claims Brit politicians are scared of discussing polygamy


February 21st, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.21 (ANI): Politicians are too scared to discuss multiple marriages in case they offend Muslims, Britains Shadow Minister for Community Cohesion, Baroness Warsi has claimed. The Telegraph quoted Warsi as ... Read more...

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Leader of ruling coalition partner slams Goa chief minister


January 31st, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 31 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)'s Goa unit chief Wilfred de Souza Saturday launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister Digambar Kamat of the Congress party, alleging that Kamat could ... Read more...

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Telugu actor Pavan Kalyan marries live-in partner


January 28th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Popular Telugu hero and Praja Rajyam party leader Pavan Kalyan Wednesday finally tied the knot with his long-time live-in partner and former actress Renu Desai.The marriage, Pavan's second, ... Read more...

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Court issues summons to Goa minister in domestic violence case


January 10th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 9 (IANS) A local magistrate Friday issued summons to controverisal Goa Tourism Minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco after his estranged wife filed a police complaint of harassment against him.The Judicial ... Read more...

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I can have as many women as I want: Goa minister


January 6th, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 6 (IANS) Rejecting his estranged wife's allegation of bigamy, Goa Tourism Minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco Tuesday said he could have as many women as he wanted though he was ... Read more...

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Police probe bigamy complaint against Goa minister


December 23rd, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 23 (IANS) The Goa police have initiated a probe into a complaint of bigamy against Tourism Minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco, police sources said. The complainant Sara Pacheco has said ... Read more...

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Iraqi interpreter returns rather than divorce a wife


August 19th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Aug 19 (DPA) An Iraqi interpreter, who was recently granted asylum in Denmark but was asked to divorce one of his two wives, has opted to return to Iraq instead, reports ... Read more...

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