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As a CM, will take stakeholders into confidence; Stop asking votes in the name of religion

Deputy Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly and BJP MLA Michael Lobo said if he is given the opportunity to become the Chief Minister, he would take all stakeholders into confidence before taking decisions which impact state economy, unlike incumbent Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

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If MMDR Act is not going to be amended, then how do we restart mining?

Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will have to announce the future course of action the State intends to take to resume iron ore mining operations in Goa, which have been shut for the last nine months. Speaking to media persons, Lobo said Parrikar will shortly […]


How much are these people going to suffer? They have to be told whether mining will start or not. Some decision has to be taken

A defiant Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Monday said he cannot be cowed down and his visit to Delhi was only on the request of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. “Nobody can give me chabuk. The other day two MPs were sitting in front of me. I have given them chabuk. […]

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Amend Goa Daman and Diu Mineral Concessions Act 1987 to resume mining

Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has demanded the House to pass a resolution urging the Centre for an amendment to the Goa Daman and Diu Mineral Concessions Act 1987 to ensure early resumption of mining in Goa. “Livelihoods of lakhs of Goans dependent on mining activities have been […]