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Governors row: NDA govt may finalise names today

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 09:03

The NDA government is likely to finalise the names of seven Governors to be appointed in the seven states who were asked to step down as they were appointed by the former Congress government, as per news reports.

Meghalaya Governor takes additional charge of Nagaland

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 14:31

Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul on Wednesday took over the additional charge as the 18th governor of Nagaland following the resignation of Ashwani Kumar from the post on June 25 last.

Krishan Kant Paul sworn-in Nagaland Governor

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:23

Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul Wednesday took over additional charge of Nagaland too following resignation of Ashwani Kumar.

President accepts Nagaland Governor`s resignation

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 15:08

President Pranab Mukherjee has accepted the resignation of Nagaland Governor Ashwani Kumar, an official statement said Friday.

Nagaland Governor Ashwani Kumar resigns

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 20:29

Nagaland Governor Ashwani Kumar resigned today, becoming the third person occupying the gubernatorial post to put in his papers since the NDA government prodded some of the Governors, appointed during UPA rule, to quit.

Nagaland Governor denies statement critical of Centre

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 14:29

Nagaland Governor Ashwani Kumar Thursday said he has not made any statement which was critical of the Centre`s purported move to replace the Governors appointed during the UPA rule.

TR Zeliang takes oath as Nagaland CM; Narendra Modi congratulates

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 08:43

Senior Naga People`s Front leader TR Zeliang was sworn-in as Nagaland`s new Chief Minister, a day after Neiphiu Rio submitted his resignation to Governor Ashwani Kumar after his election to the Lok Sabha.

Lal Muni Chaubey withdraws nomination paper in favour of BJP candidate

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 17:40

A day after BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi assured him rehabilitation, veteran BJP leader Lal Muni Chaubey on Saturday withdrew his nomination papers as an Independent candidate from Buxar Lok Sabha seat.

Convicted lawmakers issue, legal reforms kept Law min busy

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 14:08

The resignation of Ashwani Kumar as law minister, Rahul Gandhi`s attack on an ordinance aimed at protecting convicted lawmakers and government`s push for judicial and legal reforms were some of the issues that kept the Law Ministry in limelight in 2013.

`Caged parrot` CBI hopes to get wings in the new year 2014

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 11:40

The probe into coal block allocation scam, which got CBI the sobriquet of "caged parrot" from the Supreme Court and saw the exit of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar over his alleged interference, marked the agency`s functioning during a tumultuous year for it.

VVPAT performance not satisfactory in Mizoram polls

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 18:34

The performance of the VVPAT system used in the recently held Mizoram assembly election was not satisfactory, as 10 per cent of the machines malfunctioned, state Chief Electoral Officer Ashwani Kumar said here on Saturday.

Manipur Governor discusses state situation with Chief Minister

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 13:50

In the wake of stepped up militant violence in Manipur, Governor Ashwani Kumar has discussed the law and order situation in the state with Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.