Governors

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  • President asks governors to share success stories

    President asks governors to share success stories

    President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said that states and governors should share information about their successful programmes with their counterparts. "Deliberations on both achievements and problems between states will give a new dimension to cooperative federalism," he said at......

    October 13, 2017
  • Governors should act as agents of social change: PM Modi

    Governors should act as agents of social change: PM Modi

    Speaking at the opening session of the 'Conference of Governors' held in New Delhi on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Governors can become catalytic agents of change in society and urged them to lead by example in the cause of cleanliness, while......

    October 12, 2017
  • Crisis-ridden Tamil Nadu, four other states, get Governors

    Crisis-ridden Tamil Nadu, four other states, get Governors

    President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed new Governors for five states, including Tamil Nadu, which got its first full-time Governor in a year amid the continuing political crisis. Banwarilal Purohit, Congress-turned BJP leader, will occupy the Raj Bhavan in......

    September 30, 2017
  • Don't use photos of President, VP, Governors: EC tells political parties

    Don't use photos of President, VP, Governors: EC tells political parties

    The Election Commission on Tuesday directed all political parties to desist from displaying photographs of President and Vice President of India and Governors of the states in their election campaigns. "The President's Secretariat has brought to the notice of Election......

    January 24, 2017
  • Governance begins with Governors

    Governance begins with Governors

    The office of Governor is a British Indian transplant with a federalistic savour. Prior to fourth general election this constitutional office was generally beyond any controversy for obvious reasons. The Congress party was in majority at the Centre and also......

    August 31, 2016
  • Why only BJP leaders become governors, asks Shiv Sena

    Why only BJP leaders become governors, asks Shiv Sena

    The Shiv Sena on Friday questioned why only former Bharatiya Janata Party leaders are appointed as governors and lt. governors of various states and Union Territories while BJP allies in the National Democratic Alliance are overlooked. "NDA allies like the......

    August 19, 2016
  • Najma Heptullah is first woman governor of Manipur

    Najma Heptullah is first woman governor of Manipur

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday appointed new governors for Manipur, Assam, Punjab and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, officials said. Najma Heptullah has been appointed as the first woman governor of Manipur. The former vice-president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, and a five......

    August 17, 2016