Articles about Kalraj Mishra

Kalraj Mishra is an Indian politician who is serving as the Governor of Rajasthan, as of 2021. He has formerly served as the Cabinet Minister of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has also served as the former Governor of Himachal Pradesh. Mishra was also a former member of the Parliament from the Deoria constituency in Uttar Pradesh from 2014-2019. He was born on July 1, 1941, in Uttar Pradesh and completed his education at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith in Varanasi. Mishra turned into a swayamsevak of RSS in 1955 and in 1963, he became a purnkalik pracharak of RSS. He was also the first person to be appointed as the National President of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha. Mishra has also led a campaign demanding that highways should be made crater-free in all states. He has also played a crucial role in the formation of Uttarakhand. Mishra was also a member of Rajya Sabha for three terms - 1978, 2001, and 2006. In 1973, he got married to Satyawati Mishra and the couple has two sons and a daughter.

Rajasthan: BJP will bring no-confidence motion, but Gehlot is 'safe'

13 Aug 2020

Politics
Rajasthan: BJP will bring no-confidence motion, but Gehlot is 'safe'

On Thursday, opposition BJP declared that it will bring a no-confidence motion tomorrow in Rajasthan Assembly, but Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has little to worry as Congress has mended ties with the rebels.

Rajasthan: Ties mended with Congress, Sachin Pilot bound for Jaipur

11 Aug 2020

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Rajasthan: Ties mended with Congress, Sachin Pilot bound for Jaipur

Congress leader Sachin Pilot's homecoming in Congress is now complete, as he will be back in Rajasthan's capital Jaipur today, weeks after he went rogue and rebelled against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.

Rajasthan: How CM Gehlot is reaching out to rebel MLAs

04 Aug 2020

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Rajasthan: How CM Gehlot is reaching out to rebel MLAs

In a development that reaffirms that there are no permanent foes and friends in politics, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has tried to reach out to MLAs close to his former deputy Sachin Pilot ahead of the crucial Assembly session.

Rajasthan: Fearing horse-trading, Ashok Gehlot shifting his loyalists again

31 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan: Fearing horse-trading, Ashok Gehlot shifting his loyalists again

Congress leader and Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot is planning to shift his loyal MLAs from a resort near Jaipur to another facility in Jaisalmer, to thwart rival BJP's attempts of horse-trading, reports said on Friday.

Rajasthan: Will attend Assembly session, announces Sachin Pilot's "rebellious" team

30 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan: Will attend Assembly session, announces Sachin Pilot's "rebellious" team

Hours after Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra approved Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's plea for convening an Assembly session from August 14, former deputy CM Sachin Pilot's aide announced they would participate in the proceedings, reports NDTV.

Rajasthan stand-off ends, Governor orders Assembly session from August 14

30 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan stand-off ends, Governor orders Assembly session from August 14

In fifteen days from now, the Rajasthan Assembly will meet, as per an order of Governor Kalraj Mishra, who for days has rebuffed Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's repetitive pleas to call the House.

Rajasthan: Governor rejects CM Gehlot's proposal for Assembly, again

29 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan: Governor rejects CM Gehlot's proposal for Assembly, again

For the third time since Rajasthan plunged into a political crisis, Governor Kalraj Mishra rejected Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's proposal for an Assembly session, prompting the senior Congress leader to head towards Raj Bhavan to understand "what the Governor wants."

Gehlot government seeks Assembly-session from Friday in proposal to Governor

28 Jul 2020

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Gehlot government seeks Assembly-session from Friday in proposal to Governor

After Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot chaired a Cabinet meeting, the state government on Tuesday sent a fresh proposal to the Governor seeking Assembly session from July 31.

Rajasthan: Governor okay with Assembly session but has questions

27 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan: Governor okay with Assembly session but has questions

In a new development related to the impasse in Rajasthan, Governor Kalraj Mishra on Monday said he wasn't averse to calling an Assembly session but wanted Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to clarify three things.

Rajasthan: BSP's Mayawati wants her MLAs back, will approach court

27 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan: BSP's Mayawati wants her MLAs back, will approach court

Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) played its cards in the raging political crisis of Rajasthan by announcing that it would approach the high court to reclaim six MLAs, who "merged" with Congress in 2019.

Rajasthan: Gehlot convenes late-night meeting, pressure mounts for floor test

25 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan: Gehlot convenes late-night meeting, pressure mounts for floor test

The political drama in Rajasthan extended well into the night, with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot chairing a cabinet meeting at his residence last night, hours after his loyalists staged a dharna at Raj Bhavan to pressurize Governor Kalraj Mishra for an Assembly session.

Rajasthan crisis: Gehlot meets Governor, Congress MLAs stage dharna

24 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan crisis: Gehlot meets Governor, Congress MLAs stage dharna

After a setback at Rajasthan High Court earlier today, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot returned to the battleground, with all his claws intact, asking Governor Kalraj Mishra to convene a special session of the Assembly and reject the pressure from "above."

Another win for Team Pilot, Rajasthan HC orders status quo

24 Jul 2020

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Another win for Team Pilot, Rajasthan HC orders status quo

In what qualifies as yet another win for former Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot, and another setback for CM Ashok Gehlot, the Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered that the status quo must be maintained on the disqualification notices.

Rajasthan crisis: CM Ashok Gehlot meets MLAs in Jaipur

19 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan crisis: CM Ashok Gehlot meets MLAs in Jaipur

Marking yet another development in the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday met his loyalist MLAs in Jaipur.

Rajasthan crisis: Assembly session could take place next week

19 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan crisis: Assembly session could take place next week

In a new development in the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will likely call an Assembly session next week with an aim to showcase his government's strength, according to reports.

Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot served notice, BJP makes move

15 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot served notice, BJP makes move

By sacking Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, whose chief ministerial ambitions threatened the stability of the government in Rajasthan, Congress on Tuesday sparked a showdown that may continue for several days.

New Governors in five states; TN BJP-chief named Telangana Governor

01 Sep 2019

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New Governors in five states; TN BJP-chief named Telangana Governor

In a major reshuffle, the Center on Sunday announced the appointment of new Governors for five states, including Telangana, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Himachal Pradesh.

Jinnah's portrait should be removed from AMU: BJP leader Kalraj

09 May 2018

India
Jinnah's portrait should be removed from AMU: BJP leader Kalraj

Former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra today said that the portrait of Mohammed Ali Jinnah should be removed from the Aligarh Muslim University as the Pakistan founder symbolizes Partition of India.

UP civic polls: Second phase marred by missing voters' names

26 Nov 2017

Politics
UP civic polls: Second phase marred by missing voters' names

The second phase of UP's civic polls were held today across 25 districts. About 1.29cr voters cast their ballots.

Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman new defense minister, Goyal gets Railways

03 Sep 2017

Politics
Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman new defense minister, Goyal gets Railways

After the Narendra Modi government's third cabinet reshuffle, Nirmala Sitharaman has become the new defense minister, the first woman to hold the portfolio after Indira Gandhi.

BJP accepts Anandiben's resignation, to appoint new CM

03 Aug 2016

Politics
BJP accepts Anandiben's resignation, to appoint new CM

The BJP accepted former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel's resignation and stated that the process of appointing a new CM would begin.

Anandiben Patel offers to resign as Gujarat Chief Minister

02 Aug 2016

Politics
Anandiben Patel offers to resign as Gujarat Chief Minister

Anandiben Patel, Gujarat's first woman chief minister, who succeeded Narendra Modi on May 22, 2014, declared her decision to quit Office through a Facebook post.