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Why NCTC is required for India: Part I

The apprehensions raised by a several States including BJP ruled States on the creation of National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) as the cornerstone of India’s new anti-terror structure, on the...

Vasco Rape Case: Order reserved for March 7

 

Judge Anuja Prabhudesai of the Children’s Court today adjourned to 7th March her verdict on the petition filed by the father of the seven-year old Vasco rape victim seeking that the Deep Vihar School headmistress Sharlet Furtado, Class teacher Deesha Kavathankar and the head clerk Brazina Godinho be booked under Section 16 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Abuse Act 2012 for abetting the crime by not ensuring a safe  environment for the victim and under Section 201 of Criminal Procedure Code for destroying vital crucial evidence after the young girl was raped.

‘I want justice for my child’

GoaChronicle.com spoke exclusively with the father of the seven-year old girl who raped inside toilet of the Deepvihar School in Mormugao. He expresses his disappointment in the police and government machinery that have failed his family in nabbing the culprit as the incident happened over a month and also alleges that the system could  be deliberately harboring the rapist due to political pressure….

India: Delhi has become a rape capital

The horrific tale of public apathy and police insensitivity and inefficiency as described on a private national TV channel by the friend of a female physiotherapy intern from Bareli in Uttar Pradesh who was beaten and gang raped in Delhi on 16 December 2012,

GC LEAKS: Prime Minister’s Role in Goa Mining Scam!

The Goa Mining Scam goes right to the top at the doors of Dr Manmohan Singh – India’s Prime Minister. GoaChronicle.com through this expose brings to its readers how the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) issued Environmental Clearances of 15 mines within 10 km from the Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks in direct violation of a Supreme Court Order at a time when the PM was in-charge of MoEF…

Goa Youth in Politics: Bonded Labourers or Future Leaders

GoaChronicle.com spoke to the Presidents of the Youth Wing of the three prominent political parties in the state – Dr Pramod Sawant of the BJP, Pratima Coutinho of the Congress and Tanveer Khatib of the NCP. From being termed as bonded labourers of senior leaders to be groomed to take-on the reins, their views are diverse but touch upon the political pulse of the youth in Goa…

CEC pinpoints Parrikar’s Illegality in 2012

While Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has now termed the Supreme Court appointed CEC report as ‘bogus’, it interesting to note that the same CEC pinpoints the illegality done by new government in 2012. GoaChronicle.com brings to its readers details of the illegality mentioned in the CEC report…