Calangute


Allow traditional fishermen and toddy tapers to carry out business in the beach belt

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, said that a provision is needed to be made in the present CRZ notification  “to allow the locals to carry out commercial activities in the beach belt.” Lobo said that “many cases are pending in different courts. Our old habitants staying in the beach belt cannot […]

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cctv surveillance system

Beware! You are being watched in Calangute

Security has been beefed up in the village of Calangute after 60 CCTV cameras were installed to help prevent and detect criminal activity. This will be monitored by a joint team of police and a voluntary citizen committee. The main areas covered are Baga Beach, Tito’s Lane, Calangute Beach and […]


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 […]

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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 […]


Candolim gets State-of-the-Art Football Ground

The recently renovated Dr. Gustavo Monteiro state of the art football ground at Candolim was inaugurated at the hands of the former MLA, Tomazinho Cardozo. The total estimate of this ground and other facilities that will be provided here is around Rs. 1.40 crores. This new stadium has been renovated through […]

Candolim Football Stadium

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Not inetersted in becoming a full-fledged Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly in the future

Stating that he will not take up the Speaker’s post even if it is offered to him by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the near future, Deputy Speaker of Goa assembly Michael Lobo said that he wants to continue to be vociferous MLA of the ruling party and raise […]


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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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 […]


I want to introduce world-class sports facilities in my constituency

Asserting his plans to establish world-class sports infrastructure in Calangute, local MLA Michael Lobo informed that three football grounds will be developed in Candolim, Parra and Arpora-Nagao

Parra Football Ground

Garbage segregation

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 […]