Shawn Martins


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 […]

cctv surveillance system

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 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 […]

Dy. Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly

Parra Panchayat

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 […]


Michael Lobo

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 […]


Bypass road from Calangute to Sinquerim needed for smooth flow of traffic; 12 illegal stalls removed in Calangute

Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said the state government would have to reconsider the proposal for a bypass road from Calangute to Sinquerim if the arterial Calangute-Candolim road was to be decongested.

Calangute Candolim Road

Lack of funds has delayed shelter for stray animals

The setting up of a shelter for stray animals in Calangute has been delayed because of lack of funds, said deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo. Speaking at the launch of a ‘rabies vaccination and sterilisation’ camp for stray dogs in Calangute, Lobo said land measuring 30,000  sqm belonging […]


I was dreaming at the age of 13 that I would buy a Mercedes; at 28 my dream came true

Asking young and aspiring entrepreneurs to dream big, Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said that he has been nursing his dream to buy a Mercedes since he was 13 and actually managed to own one at 28 through sheer hard work.  “I was dreaming at the age of 13 that I […]

Michael Lobo