Home » Goa News (page 2)

Goa News

Vijai and Parrikar ‘bribed’ Rs 500 cr for shifting Pune NGT bench to Delhi, alleges GCAF


BY FLYNN REMEDIOS: The Goa Citizen’s Action Forum (GCAF) today claimed that Goa TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai and CM Manohar Parrikar acting along with Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari and BJP National President Amit Shah are behind the sinister move to relocate and shift the Goa bench of the NGT to the northern zone and the modification of ...

Read More »

Parrikar has insulted Hindus, he is a failure and disgrace to Goa and India, he must definitely lose by-polls: Shiv Sena


Mumbai: The Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna has taken strong exception to Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar’s remark that he will become the defence minister once again in case he loses the Panaji by-election. The Saamna editorial asked if the position of country’s defence minister was so cheap that anybody could stake claim to it? Top Sena leaders in Mumbai speaking ...

Read More »

Michael Lobo chief fixer and negotiator, shielding drug dealers, corrupt policemen: Micky Pacheco


Mickey Pacheco has not minced his words in accusing Dy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo of alleged complexity in the drug trade in Goa. “He is the chief fixer and negotiator for drug dealers and corrupt police men. He gets a cut out of big drug deals in the State and today almost controls the drug trade in North ...

Read More »

All drug dealers, corrupt police officials known to Michael Lobo who ‘protects’ and negotiates deals: Micky Pacheco


According to a report in DigitalGoa.com, ex MLA Micky Pacheco has alleged that the police-politician-drug peddler nexus is responsible for the increasing drugs cases in the state. “Most of the drug peddlers are from Parra and the local MLA Michael Lobo knows about them, he alleged. He also pointed out that only Michael Lobo and Vishnu Wagh had abstained from ...

Read More »

Salvage experts say Lucky 7 is doomed, hole at the bottom enlarges beyond repair and ship begins to sink


A reliable source from Arihant Ship Breakers – the salvage company assigned to rescue and re-float the beleaguered Casino vessel MV Lucky 7 told IndiaScribes.com Editor Flynn Remedios that the ship was rusted, its hull, stern and keel were corrupted due to non-maintenance and the ship was almost beyond repair. Speaking to IndiaScribes.com on condition of anonymity, the expert from ...

Read More »

Goa Church magazine likens BJP rule to Nazi regime, urges Goan voters to vote against communal forces


Panaji: (IANS) An article published in a magazine run by the Goa Church has likened the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) rule in India to Nazi Germany and claimed that a state of “constitutional holocaust” prevails in the country. The article, written by a city lawyer Dr FE Noronha, which appeared in “Renovacao” — a pastoral bulletin of the Archdiocese of ...

Read More »

GCAF lists out shacks, pubs and clubs where drugs are allegedly sold in North Goa


Alleging that coastal-belt police stations like Anjuna, Calangute etc., earn Rs 5 to 8 lakh a month in ‘haftas’ from the drug trade alone, the Goa Citizens Action Forum (GCAF) has demanded the suspension and arrest of police officials from the Anjuna police station who permitted the illegal drug peddling in their jurisdiction all these years. “Anjuna Police Station officials must be ...

Read More »

Drugs found at two beach shacks, owners Edwin Nunes of Curlies and Rohan Shetty of Club Nyex arrested


Panaji: Owners of two popular beach shacks in North Goa’s Anjuna village were arrested on Tuesday after a police raid found waiters and patrons at the establishments in possession of drugs, said police. Superintendent of Police (North Goa) Chandan Choudhury confirmed the arrests of Edwin Nunes, owner of Curlies shack, and Rohan Shetty of Club Nyex — both cafes located in Anjuna, ...

Read More »

Preliminary tests confirm drug overdose in Anjuna deaths, as police crack down on small peddlers, party organisers


According to a Herald report, the autopsy reports of the bodies of the two youths – Nidan Abdullah and Pravin Sundaram – almost certainly confirm that the deaths were due to drug overdose. The duo, attending separate late night music and dance parties at Anjuna, had complained of uneasiness and subsequently died at the hospital. Reliable sources told Herald that ...

Read More »

Anjuna Drug Deaths: Kingpin Shravan Singh alias Rocky main supplier of chemical drugs to Anjuna, coastal belt


Even as two youth died of suspected drug overdose at a beach party at Anjuna in North Goa, a drug peddler operating primarily in Jaipur and Jodhpur who runs an inter-state drug trafficking racket in Rajasthan and NCR with business running annually into several hundred crores, is the kingpin and mastermind behind all the online escorts, call girl and flesh ...

Read More »