Social Issues


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 […]


Corrupt Fisheries Dept has not implemented ban on LED Fishing and Bull Trawling

Fishermen from various associations in the State, under the banner of GRE, met the Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and demanded that the ban on LED lights backed fishing be implemented. They were accompanied by Speaker Michael Lobo.

LED Fishing - Michael Lobo

Land filling

We won’t allow blatant filling of fields

Maintaining that brazen filling of fields will not be tolerated, Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Monday, however, said that all roadside structures in the fields will be regularized. “We have to understand some people have constructed shops/stalls by the roadside in the fields as a source of income. These structures […]


We will remove the HT lines later and make provision for underground cabling

Acknowledging the concern of farmers over high tension power lines passing through the fields in Parra, Calangute MLA Michael Lobo appealed to the farmers for one chance. “I know routing the HT power lines through the fields is wrong but we are asking farmers to give us one chance as […]

Parra Panchayat

goa mining ban

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 […]


No garbage from outside coastal areas will be accepted

Following an outrage over the stink from the waste management plant at Saligao, the Solid Waste Management Corporation (SWMC) has decided not to accept any garbage from outside the coastal areas. The villagers of Saligao and Candolim area are up in their arms against the stench, which has been emanating […]

Garbage segregation