Politics


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 […]

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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 […]


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If we want to create job opportunities in Goa then Mining should restart

Deputy speaker of state legislative Assembly and BJP legislator from Calangute Michael Lobo on Saturday said that mining operations in the state will resume after positive results in forthcoming elections. He was speaking to media persons on the sidelines of a function in Panaji. Stressing on mining dependants’ livelihood, Lobo […]


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MGP needs to make amends for attempting to merge Goa with Mah

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) needs to make amends for attempting to merge Goa with Maharashtra in the past by now taking the lead to give official recognition to Opinion Poll Day, deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said. Lobo said though there have been repeated demands over the […]


Archaic rules prevent Panchayats from spending crores of rupees; Govt. must amend TCP Act for sustainable development

Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Wednesday called for long-pending administrative reforms in various government departments. Talking to reporters, he cited the plight of ‘Class 1’ panchayats like Calangute and Candolim which are unable to undertake public utility projects due to outdated administrative rules. “These panchayats have crores […]

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