Articles about Ram Naik
Ram Naik is a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician, former Union Minister, and ex-Governor of Uttar Pradesh. He formed associations with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS) early in life. Naik emerged as a prominent regional leader in the BJP and, from 1986 to 1989, was the Vice-President of the party’s Maharashtra unit. He had also been in the BJP National Executive since 1980. Naik was elected to the Maharashtra Assembly three times between 1978 and 1989. In 1989, he successfully contested the Lok Sabha elections from the Mumbai North constituency and retained the seat in the 1991, 1996, 1998, and 1999 elections. Naik served as the Minister of State (MoS) of Railways for a brief period in 1999 and as Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas from 1999 to 2004 in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. Naik lost from the Mumbai North constituency to the Indian National Congress (INC) candidate Govinda, the famous actor, in the 2004 Lok Sabha elections. Naik retired from electoral politics in 2013 and served as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh from 2014 to 2019.
25 Dec 2019India
Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's security cover has been downgraded, an official said on Wednesday.
20 Jul 2019Politics
In a major reshuffle, the Center has announced the appointment of new Governors in six states, including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Nagaland, and Tripura, on Saturday.
25 Nov 2018Politics
As devotees poured in Ayodhya today to attend the VHP's 'Dharam Sabha', Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) (PSP) chief Shivpal Singh Yadav submitted a memorandum to UP Governor Ram Naik urging him to maintain law and order in the state.
07 Nov 2018India
Draped in an elegant saree, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook soaked in Diwali festivities in Ayodhya much to the delight of the people of the pilgrim town.
23 Sep 2018India
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today launched the Center's flagship Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Ayushman Bharat, in Lucknow, his Parliamentary constituency, noting that it will prove to be a "Modi kawach" (Modi shield) for the poor.
29 Jul 2018India
With the Lok Sabha polls just months away, the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh is set to be a key election issue for both the ruling BJP and the opposition in the state.
13 Jun 2018Politics
Indian politics can never be sans drama and Wednesday's press conference of former Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav proved just that.
13 Jun 2018Politics
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik directed the state government on Tuesday to take action on bungalow reportedly damaged by former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
17 Apr 2018Politics
Reacting to the controversy over including "Ramji" in Dr. BR Ambedkar's name, UP Governor Ram Naik today asserted that "Ram" was part of the full name of the Indian Constitution's key architect.
29 Mar 2018Politics
In a surprising move, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to include 'Ramji' in BR Ambedkar's name in all official documents.
19 Mar 2018India
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday launched an anti-graft portal as his government completed its first year in office.
08 Feb 2018Politics
Following Budget 2018, which featured ambitious schemes and a pro-farmer tilt, UP's BJP government is also planning something historic.
31 Jan 2018India
Bareilly DM RV Singh has apologized for his Facebook post on the Kasganj violence, after the administration threatened action against him.
30 Jan 2018India
The Bareilly district magistrate (DM) created a controversy with his Facebook post, asking why people raise anti-Pakistan slogans in Muslim areas.
29 Jan 2018India
UP CM Yogi Adityanath is being pulled up for his state's law-and-order situation after the disturbing Kasganj violence on Republic Day.
26 Sep 2017India
BHU Vice-Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi said the molestation incident that led to student protests and a lathi charge was "created by outsiders" with "vested interests."
25 Sep 2017India
On September 25, during the BJP's National Executive meet's sidelines, PM Modi and Amit Shah discussed the police lathi-charge incident in Varanasi's Banaras Hindu University (BHU) with UP CM Yogi Adityanath.
23 Sep 2017Politics
On his second day in Varanasi, PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation for toilets as part of the Swachhata Mission at Shahanshahpur before addressing farmers at a Pashudhan Arogya Mela.