Politics


MLAs should convince people that the project is for them and for their future

Advising MLAs not to come under pressure, Waste Management Minister, Michael Lobo said public representatives should remain firm over decisions on public utility projects.  “Whenever a public protest is held at the behest of a handful of NGOs, MLAs get scared of losing public support. The MLAs come under pressure. […]


Bombay HC gives green signal to erect 33 KV electrical transmission lines through Parra

The Bombay High Court at Goa has dismissed a petition filed by a group of Parra farmers who had approached the Bombay High Court at Goa challenging a decision of the District Magistrate to allow the setting up of power lines in the fields of Verla and Parra. The farmers […]

transmission-line-installation

Iconic Calangute Fish Market will not be shifted

There are no plans to shift the Calangute fish market from its present location to a new spot at Bhodkovodh, along the Mapusa-Calangute road, said deputy speaker and Calangute legislator Michael Lobo. Speaking to reporters recently, he said some disgruntled political elements have been spreading rumours that the market is […]

calangute fish market

Calangute Fish Market

We have to stop issuing licences for construction in Calangute; Many Goans are unemployed

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo suggested stopping issuing of construction licenses in the village until the electricity and sewerage infrastructure was put in place in Calangute. “So many flats and buildings have come up in Calangute. Until and unless sewerage and electricity problems are resolved, I think we have to stop […]


I’m interested in becoming Chief Minister and not Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly

“I’m interested in becoming chief minister and not speaker of the state legislative assembly,” said deputy speaker Michael Lobo on Thursday. I am waiting that one day when I will be made chief minister of Goa, he said. “I want to become the chief minister to solve the issue of […]

Dy. Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly

Dy. Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly

I am ready to be the leader of opposition in future

In a U-turn vis-à-vis his earlier stand to lead the State, Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA, Michael Lobo said Goa was devoid of a strong opposition and therefore was ready to step into the shoes of the opposition leader. “Today, there is no opposition in Goa. Government has to be […]