BV Wanchoo

Margaret Alva takes oath as Goa Governor

Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva was sworn-in as the Governor of Goa at a function at Raj Bhavan.

Jul 12, 2014, 01:57 AM IST

Governors row: NDA govt may finalise names today

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.

Jul 09, 2014, 09:03 AM IST

Goa Governor BV Wanchoo`s resignation accepted, Alva to hold charge

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Monday accepted the resignation of BV Wanchoo who resigned as Governor of Goa on Friday. Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva took additional charge as the Governor of Goa.

Jul 07, 2014, 21:28 PM IST

After resignation, Wanchoo called Goa`s best governor

Contrary to his party`s stand, a BJP MLA has paid former Goa governor BV Wanchoo glowing tributes, referring to him as "Ajatshatru" and calling him the best governor the state ever had.

Jul 07, 2014, 15:30 PM IST

Goa tenure was a learning experience for me: Wanchoo

Describing his tenure in Goa as a "learning experience", outgoing Governor BV Wanchoo has said that the coastal state would always hold a special place in his heart.

Jul 07, 2014, 13:03 PM IST

Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal shifted to Mizoram, Margaret Alva given additional charge

The NDA government on Sunday transferred Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal, who had a bitter relation with the then state chief minister Narendra Modi, to Mizoram, while Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva was given additional responsibility to discharge the functions of Gujarat Governor as well, sources at Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

Jul 06, 2014, 20:24 PM IST

VVIP Chopper scam: Pleased to give statement to CBI, says Wanchoo

Goa Governor BV Wanchoo has said he was "pleased" to have given CBI his statement in connection with the alleged bribery scandal in the VVIP helicopter deal and hoped that the agency would now bring the truth out in the case at the earliest.

Jul 05, 2014, 01:53 AM IST

Goa Governor BV Wanchoo resigns

BV Wanchoo on Friday resigned as Governor of Goa as government went about finalizing its plans for replacing the Governors appointed during the previous UPA regime.

Jul 05, 2014, 00:36 AM IST

AugustaWestland scam: CBI quizzes Goa Governor

A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team on Friday quizzed Goa Governor BV Wanchoo in connection with the AugustaWestland VVIP chopper procurement scam.

Jul 04, 2014, 09:28 AM IST

VVIP chopper deal: CBI questions Bengal Governor MK Narayanan

The CBI questioned West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan as a "witness" in connection with its probe into allegations of bribery in the Rs 3600-crore VVIP chopper deal with Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland.

Jun 27, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

Governors of West Bengal, Nagaland to quit?

Two governors are believed to have conveyed to the Centre their willingness to step down from their posts following the NDA government`s pressure on some of them to quit.

Jun 23, 2014, 19:13 PM IST

Chopper deal: CBI says it wants to quiz Governors as witnesses

CBI has clarified to Law Ministry that it wants to question two Governors MK Narayanan and B V Wanchoo of West Bengal and Goa respectively as "witnesses" in connection with VVIP helicopter deal.

May 18, 2014, 14:35 PM IST

VVIP chopper scam: CBI plans to send team to record Goa Governor`s statement

CBI is planning to send a team of its officers to record the statement of Goa Governor BV Wanchoo "as a witness" in connection with its probe in the VVIP helicopter purchase deal.

May 06, 2014, 00:34 AM IST

Goa Governor concerned over rising crime against women

An increase in crimes against women and children is a matter of concern, Goa Governor BV Wanchoo said Tuesday in his New Year message.

Dec 31, 2013, 12:56 PM IST

Goa Governor worried over rising crime against women, children

Goa Governor BV Wanchoo on Tuesday expressed concern about the rising crimes against women and girl child in the state.

Jun 18, 2013, 12:19 PM IST

Goa Congress leaders meet Governor, attack BJP govt

A delegation of Goa Congress leaders met Governor B V Wanchoo and submitted a memorandum alleging lack of governance.

Mar 09, 2013, 18:20 PM IST