social issues


Police taking the law in their own hands is unacceptable

Stating that the assault of locals at the hands of police should not have happened, Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said he would write to the Director General of Police to look into the matter.  “There is no law and order problem in the State. But definitely, police taking the law […]

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Amend the rules to tackle unruly tourists; Plan multi-level parking for Mapusa and Calangute

Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said there was a need to amend the rules to tackle unruly tourists who litter beaches with alcohol bottles. Lobo was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a function for the reconstruction of a culvert and also widening and improvement of the […]


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 […]


Candolim Lotus Pond, Smart Learning in Calangute and Social Media Panic

‘Nag Tollem’ at Candolim to get a facelift The scenic ‘Nag Tollem’ lotus pond, at Candolim, which has featured in several films is currently getting a makeover. Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said that the work has been undertaken by the water resources department (WRD) at a cost […]

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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 […]


Goans are reluctantly giving up Indian citizenship; create more jobs to stop the exodus

Criticizing vehemently his own government for failure to provide jobs to Goan youth, Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, on Monday, said that the issue of unemployment has remained to be ‘unresolved’ in the state. “While Labour and Employment Minister Rohan Khaunte was in the opposition, he used to […]

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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 […]


Govt. has failed to rein in Gau Rakshaks; beef shortage hurting tourism

Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly and BJP MLA Michael Lobo said on Wednesday that the BJP-led coalition government had failed beef eaters by not making it available in the state and not keeping cow vigilantes in check. “Some so-called cow protectors are standing at the border and blocking the […]

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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 […]