Category: Current Affairs

Goa Shiv Sena Committee Dissolved On Extortion Issue

As a fall out of the extortion case which created ripples across Goa, the state Shiv Sena executive committee was dissolved with immediate effect. Umesh Salgaokar the Shiv Sena office bearer who was caught on CCTV camera while taking the extortion money has been expelled from the party. Ex Shiv Sena Chief and President of the Marathi Rajyabhasha Prasthapan Samiti  Ramesh Naik has been appointed as the chief of the newly constituted ad-hoc committee.

Now Porn Promotes Goa Unofficially

While rapes, drugs, murders and prostitution finding its way to numerous global media footage and print reels have left a dampening and destructive effect; an old evil – pornography – using the modern medium of information – websites – have started to emerge to hammer a nail on the coffin of Goa’s once clean and safe image.
From blatant websites such as wherein the background to the sleaze is locales in Goa, to a more camouflaged online prostitution such as; the new business model seems to be coupling sex escapades with the sensual and exotic appeal that Goa has both in the domestic and international market.

GOVT./OPP. Stand Off On Drug-Police Nexus

The demand for a CBI probe into the police-drug dealer nexus dominated the just concluded monsoon session of Goa Legislative Assembly where fingers were also pointed to politicians. Goa Chronicle spoke to Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar to find out why the CBI probe was required and to Chief Minister Digambar Kamat to understand why the CBI need not be involved.


Why does the Opposition want a CBI probe in this nexus?
By now it has been established that police are involved with drug dealers in Goa as seven police personnel are currently suspended. One cannot expect police to do a thorough job in investigating the links as some of them have served with the Anti Narcotic Cell in the past and must be part of the nexus and therefore would be scared of their role getting exposed.