Governor

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  • 97% Puerto Ricans still without electricity

    97% Puerto Ricans still without electricity

    About 97 per cent of Puerto Rico's 3.4 million residents were still without electricity, one week after Hurricane Maria slammed into the US territory, Governor Ricardo Rossello said. About half the residents do not have running water and authorities were......

    September 28, 2017
  • Does India really need Governors?

    Does India really need Governors?

    Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Puducherry and now West Bengal. The focus is on the Governor. Never before has the constitutional head of a state been exposed to public discourse, debate and legal scrutiny as in the recent past. Be it......

    July 13, 2017
  • Why can't Governor's office come under RTI ambit: SC

    Why can't Governor's office come under RTI ambit: SC

    Why can't the office of high constitutional functionaries like Governor come under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Supreme Court asked on Thursday. A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Amitava Roy raised the question during......

    July 6, 2017
  • Bengal Governor 'dedicated soldier' of Modi brigade: BJP

    Bengal Governor 'dedicated soldier' of Modi brigade: BJP

    Describing West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi as a "dedicated soldier" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brigade, the state BJP on Thursday said criticism by Trinamool Congress will not deter him from walking the path of truth. "Trinamool Congress thinks......

    July 6, 2017
  • CPI-M, Congress demands Tripura Governor's removal

    CPI-M, Congress demands Tripura Governor's removal

    The ruling CPI-M and the opposition Congress on Thursday demanded the removal of Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy for his controversial tweet on the Hindu-Muslim issue. Roy tweeted a 1946 remark by Syama Prasad Mookerjee, who later founded the Bharatiya Jana......

    June 22, 2017
  • 'Cheating in exams is like cancer for education system'

    'Cheating in exams is like cancer for education system'

    Cheating in examinations is like cancer for the education system as it comes in the way of transforming youths into assets for the country, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik said on Saturday. "India will be having the largest young population......

    June 17, 2017
  • RBI ex-governor Reddy's memoir features Manmohan, others

    RBI ex-governor Reddy's memoir features Manmohan, others

    Leavened by his irrepressible sense of humour, RBI's former Governor Y.V. Reddy has written his autobiography "Advice and Dissent: My Life in Public Service", where he has shared anecdotes about working with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Finance......

    June 16, 2017
  • West Bengal Governor stable, cheerful after surgery: Doctors

    West Bengal Governor stable, cheerful after surgery: Doctors

    Two days after his surgery, 82-year-old West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi is stable and cheerful, doctors said on Tuesday. Admitted to the Belle Vue Clinic on Sunday, Tripathi suffered acute epistaxis (nose bleed). The bleeding started around 6 am, and......

    May 9, 2017
  • Jakarta governor found guilty in landmark blasphemy trial

    Jakarta governor found guilty in landmark blasphemy trial

    Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, commonly known as Ahok, was sentenced to two years in prison on Tuesday, after being found guilty of blasphemy in a landmark trial seen as a test of Indonesia's religious tolerance. In April, prosecutors called......

    May 9, 2017
  • UP Governor writes to CM, seeks action against Azam Khan

    UP Governor writes to CM, seeks action against Azam Khan

    Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has written to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, seeking action against former Minister Mohammad Azam Khan on various charges, including misuse of official position. In his letter, the Governor has enumerated 14 points on the basis......

    May 4, 2017
  • UP CM, Governor condole demise of Vinod Khanna

    UP CM, Governor condole demise of Vinod Khanna

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Ram Naik on Thursday mourned the demise of film actor and Lok Sabha MP Vinod Khanna. In his message, Adityanath recalled his contribution to the Hindi film industry and called him a......

    April 27, 2017
  • Role of Raj Bhavan

    Role of Raj Bhavan

    Recently, some actions of Governors have triggered off a heated controversy among jurists and political leaders. Some of them  believe that as we have adopted the British model, the Governor, like the President, has to act upon the advice of......

    March 22, 2017
  • Congress presses for RS discussion on role of Goa Governor

    Congress presses for RS discussion on role of Goa Governor

    The Congress on Monday demanded a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the conduct of Goa Governor Mridula Sinha in relation to the invitation to the BJP to form the government in the state. Governor Sinha invited the Bharatiya Janata......

    March 20, 2017