Shantaram Naik

  • Illegal mining reports will put tourists off Goa: Cong MP October 8, 2012

    Panaji: Constant reportage on illegal mining in Goa in the national and internationl media would drive tourism to Malaysia and Thailand from the popular beach destination, a Congress MP said here on Monday. "Who will visit us if people try to project a wrong image of Goa to achieve political...
  • NCW slams Cong MP's remarks on Goa rape victim December 16, 2009

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Wednesday termed as "derogatory and irresponsible" the remarks of a Congress MP from Goa on the alleged rape of a Russian woman in the state. "The remark is derogatory and irresponsible. Rape is rape and cannot be classified on a...
  • Goa MP clarifies his remarks on Russian girl's rape December 16, 2009

    New Delhi: After he made some shocking remarks on the alleged rape of a Russian woman in Goa, which evoked a lot of protest from the Opposition, especially women members in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, Congress MP Shantaram Naik has clarified and said that he was misunderstood. “Don't misunderstand...
  • Goa politicians hold rape victims guilty December 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was outraged when a Congress MP from Goa on Tuesday accused the media of playing up rape cases in his state and said a rape victim who was friends with strangers should be treated “differently”. Shantaram Naik, who was speaking about the alleged rape of 25-year-old...
  • Now, a food packet flung at a politician April 20, 2009

    Panaji: Congress Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik joined the growing list of politicians dodging "missiles" from the audience, after a food packet narrowly missed him during an election rally in a south Goa town late on Saturday evening. Naik, who hails from South Goa, was addressing an election rally in the...