Articles about Michael Lobo

Goa: BJP Minister quits before elections; may join Congress

10 Jan 2022

Politics
Goa: BJP Minister quits before elections; may join Congress

Goa Minister Michael Lobo on Monday resigned as a minister and as an MLA ahead of assembly elections in the state scheduled next month.

Goa nightlife should resume only after pandemic scenario improves: Minister

07 Jun 2021

India
Goa nightlife should resume only after pandemic scenario improves: Minister

Nightlife in Goa should not be allowed to resume till the COVID-19 situation in India comes under control, State Ports Minister and BJP leader Michael Lobo said on Monday as he stressed the need to protect the lives of people.

Foreign cows are 'aunties', says BJP's Dilip Ghosh

05 Nov 2019

Politics
Foreign cows are 'aunties', says BJP's Dilip Ghosh

Much has been said, written, and joked about BJP's obsession with cows. But has the ridicule stopped its leaders from making bizarre comments? Of course not.

Cows and BJP: 5 times its ministers made silly remarks

21 Oct 2019

Politics
Cows and BJP: 5 times its ministers made silly remarks

Recently, Goa minister Michael Lobo said cows in the coastal state have turned "non-vegetarian," baffling all of us.

Goa: 4 ministers, including 3 ex-Congress MLAs, included in Cabinet

13 Jul 2019

Politics
Goa: 4 ministers, including 3 ex-Congress MLAs, included in Cabinet

On Saturday, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant inducted four new ministers in his Cabinet. Out of them, three were those who quit Congress to join BJP earlier this week.

Goa: Congress MLA, who joined BJP, to become deputy CM

13 Jul 2019

Politics
Goa: Congress MLA, who joined BJP, to become deputy CM

Earlier this week, a setback hit Congress in Goa after 10 of its MLAs joined the ruling BJP. And the saffron party is all poised to reward the former Congress MLAs, accordingly.

As Parrikar's health worsens, Congress stakes claim to form government

17 Mar 2019

Politics
As Parrikar's health worsens, Congress stakes claim to form government

As Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health took a turn for the worse, the Congress unit of the coastal state wrote to Governor Mridula Sinha asking her to dismiss his regime and invite them to form the government instead.

Bring law to ban agri-land sale to non-Goans: BJP MLA

12 Mar 2018

India
Bring law to ban agri-land sale to non-Goans: BJP MLA

Goa BJP legislator Michael Lobo on Monday favored bringing a law to ban the sale of agricultural land to non-Goans.

Goa Budget 2017: New CM Parrikar announces costlier petrol, beer

25 Mar 2017

Politics
Goa Budget 2017: New CM Parrikar announces costlier petrol, beer

After a rocky government formation process, new Goa CM Manohar Parrikar doubled VAT on motor spirit from 7% to 15%, and hiked beer prices by Rs. 2-5 in the 2017-18 Goa budget.