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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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Govt. Has Failed To Provide Jobs For Youth

Goa BJP MLA and Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo has lambasted his own coalition government for not doing enough to make government jobs available to the youth, claiming that people are “very disturbed” due to growing unemployment in the state. Lobo, who was one of the claimants to a ministerial berth […]


Opposition “misleading” the villagers on the conversion of fields and hills

Calangute MLA and NGPDA chairman Michael Lobo, on Saturday, hit out at the opposition for “misleading” the villagers on the conversion of fields and hills, as regard the settlement zones shown in the ODPs of Calangute and Candolim. Lobo was addressing a press conference to clarify on   how the opposition […]

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Aguada Jail will be named after Freedom Fighters; Calangute Freedom Fighter Square on the anvil

The North Goa Planning and Development Authority (NGPDA) has issued no-objection certificate (NOC) to Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) to start the work of converting the erstwhile central jail at Aguada, Sinquerim into a museum for which Rs 25 crore has been deposited into the government account, Calangute MLA Michael […]


Convert Aguada Jail into a Museum; GTDC sanctioned Rs 25 crore

Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo demanded the former central jail at Aguada be converted into a museum. This jail which was constructed during Portuguese era was shut down on  May 30, 2015 after the state commissioned a new facility at Colvale. Speaking on the floor of the House, […]

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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 […]


Break drug nexus in Goa; Arrest suppliers of contaminated fish

Break drug nexus Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Monday urged that there should be an investigation to check whether the State was being used as transit hub for exporting drugs and demanded that agencies should work together to break the drug nexus. “Recently drugs were seized at […]

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Michael Lobo: Proposed 25-metre wide road through the fields scrapped

Outline development plan (ODP), garbage disposal, and improper recording of minutes were the main issues that were hotly debated at Sunday’s gram sabha held at the Candolim panchayat ghar. Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, who is also the North Goa Planning and Development Authority (NGPDA) chairman, who was present at the […]


Michael Lobo: Baga Creek Walkway Coming Soon

Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, said the walkway planned for the Baga creek in October 2016 “should happen in the near future”. He informed that the project hadn’t progressed largely due to funding constraints. He also said that unlike the walkway that has been built over the Ourem […]

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Michael Lobo: Criticisms should be taken positively; respect Francis D’souza

Following the intervention of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in the war of words between Urban Development Minister Francis D’Souza and Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo, the two MLAs have partially agreed not to engage in a verbal spat. Parrikar had scheduled a meeting with D’Souza and Lobo on Thursday to sort […]