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

01 Sep 2019

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.

Six states get new Governors; Anandiben Patel appointed UP Governor

20 Jul 2019

Six states get new Governors; Anandiben Patel appointed UP Governor

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.

President's rule to be imposed in J&K from midnight

19 Dec 2018

President's rule to be imposed in J&K from midnight

Jammu & Kashmir will be placed under President's rule from 20 December, for the first time in 22 years.

WB cabinet to expand tomorrow, four faces to be added

19 Dec 2018

WB cabinet to expand tomorrow, four faces to be added

The 31-month-old Mamata Banerjee-led TMC government in West Bengal will be expanded tomorrow, and four new faces would be inducted into it, officials said today.

Didn't fear press: 'Silent PM' Manmohan Singh's jibe at Modi

19 Dec 2018

Didn't fear press: 'Silent PM' Manmohan Singh's jibe at Modi

In an apparent swipe at his successor, Narendra Modi, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said he was called the 'silent Prime Minister' but he never shied away from talking to the press.

RBI board meeting: Key issues to be discussed

19 Nov 2018

RBI board meeting: Key issues to be discussed

Amid tensions between the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the RBI, board, on Monday, started a meeting to try and work out its differences with the government pertaining to policy.

Crores exchanged for appointment of VCs earlier: TN Governor

07 Oct 2018

Crores exchanged for appointment of VCs earlier: TN Governor

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has alleged that crores of rupees exchanged hands in the appointment of Vice-Chancellors to universities before he took over.

Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon passes away at 90

14 Aug 2018

Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon passes away at 90

Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon died at a hospital in Raipur today, an official said. He was 90.

Kerala Governor pays fine for speed-limit violation by official car

05 Jul 2018

Kerala Governor pays fine for speed-limit violation by official car

Kerala Governor P Sathasivam has asked his office to remit the requisite fine for violation of speed-limit by his official vehicle two months ago, exercising a sobering effect on the "high-profile" violators of the traffic rule.

No spike in inflation due to rising crude-prices: PM Modi

26 Jun 2018

No spike in inflation due to rising crude-prices: PM Modi

Addressing the third annual meeting of the Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Mumbai, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the rising crude prices have not resulted in a spike in inflation.

J&K Governor NN Vohra holds all-party review meet in Srinagar

22 Jun 2018

J&K Governor NN Vohra holds all-party review meet in Srinagar

J&K Governor NN Vohra, who is currently presiding over the state, is holding an all-party meeting in Srinagar.

Rajasthan: Governor asks state govt to discontinue "Guard of honor"

14 Jun 2018

Rajasthan: Governor asks state govt to discontinue "Guard of honor"

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh today asked the Rajasthan Government to discontinue the protocol of according guard of honor to him upon his arrival and departure from the Raj Bhavan and during district tours.

Center revises governors' allowances, West Bengal governor becomes richest

03 Jun 2018

Center revises governors' allowances, West Bengal governor becomes richest

Four months after salaries of governors were revised to Rs 3.5 lakh/month, the Center has now issued fresh guidelines for allowances.

Understanding Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's role, currently the king maker

15 May 2018

Understanding Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's role, currently the king maker

After a political thriller that played with the minds of almost all political analysts, the ball is now in the court of Karnataka's Governor, Vajubhai Vala.

President Ram Nath Kovind appoints new Governors for five states

30 Sep 2017

President Ram Nath Kovind appoints new Governors for five states

President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed new Governors for Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Assam, and Meghalaya.