US governors seeking re-election face dissatisfied voters

More than 30 US governors` races will be decided on Tuesday, with more than a dozen considered too close to call and a large number of incumbents struggling to defend their economic policies as they seek to remain in office.

Indonesia's Parliament puts an end to direct regional elections

Indonesia`s parliament on Friday approved legislation ending direct elections for governors and mayors, a move president-elect Joko Widodo criticised as a "big step back" for the country.

Sheila Dikshit slams Modi govt for 'selective humiliation' of governors
Sheila Dikshit slams Modi govt for 'selective humiliation' of governors

Sheila Dikshit, who recently quit as the governor of Kerala, has questioned the Narendra Modi government’s move to target UPA-appointed governors.

Mizoram not dumping ground for governors: VK Singh

Former army chief and now union minister Gen VK Singh (retd) Monday said Mizoram was not a "dumping ground" for governors and those who resigned did so on their own.

Dikshit slams NDA for nudging UPA-appointed guvs to quit

Attacking the NDA government for "forcing" UPA-appointed governors to quit, former Kerala Governor and three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said the new dispensation targeted the holders of the constitutional office "selectively" and "humiliated" them which does not auger well for democracy.

Govt finalises Governors for Rajasthan, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra
Govt finalises Governors for Rajasthan, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh was on Tuesday appointed Governor of Rajasthan as the Centre named three more BJP leaders for the Raj Bhavans in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa.

MHA recommends names for Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Goa Governors

Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Goa are likely to have new Governors soon with the Home Ministry recommending names to the President for appointment to the posts.

Narendra Modi govt appoints new governors for four states

The Narendra Modi-led BJP government on Monday appointed new governors for Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Gujarat, a release from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

Modi government finalises names of five new Governors

Names of five senior BJP leaders, including former Petroleum Minister Ram Naik, have been firmed up by the government for appointment as Governors in states including Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Gujarat, highly placed sources said on Sunday.

Govt prepares list of five governors to fill vacancies in Raj Bhawans

The Central government has prepared a list of five governors to fill up vacancies in various Raj Bhawans, according to sources.

NDA government likely to finalise list of new Governors on Wednesday

The Centre is expected to finalise the list of BJP veterans to be appointed as Governors to fill up vacancies in various Raj Bhawans on Wednesday.

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.

Appointment of new governors likely before Parliament session

Some BJP veterans are likely to be appointed as governors once some of the incumbents chosen by the previous UPA government make their exit.

BJP, Congress still at loggerheads over governors` resignation

Adding to the war of words regarding the issue of replacing six UPA-appointed governors, Bharatiya Janta Party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Thursday slammed Congress party for politicizing the issue.

Row over Governors` removal: Congress attacks govt; JD-U wants debate

Congress Wednesday kept up attack on the government over removal of Governors appointed during UPA rule, saying its priority should be to combat inflation and not "shadow boxing" while JD(U) demanded a debate in Parliament over the very need of having Governors.

Governors` removal start of saffronisation, dangerous trend: SP

The Samajwadi Party Tuesday slammed the reported move by BJP government to replace some of the Governors appointed during the UPA rule, saying it was start of "saffronisation" of the country which was "dangerous" for democracy.

Sushil Modi urges Centre to remove Governors appointed by UPA

Amid reports that a number of Governors appointed by the previous UPA government may be removed, senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi Tuesday urged the NDA government to take a call on the matter on the basis of precedents and the relevant Supreme Court judgement.

Narendra Modi govt mulling changing Governors of 5 states

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government is contemplating to replace Governors appointed by the previous Congress-led UPA government, reports said on Tuesday.

BJP veterans Joshi, Kalyan, Yashwant to be made Governors?

Nearly two weeks after taking charge, the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is considering to replace Governors who were appointed by the UPA-II regime, reports said on Friday.

Fate of Governors hangs in balance

Fate of more than ten Governors, including Karnataka`s H R Bhardwaj and Punjab`s Shivraj V Patil, appointed by the outgoing UPA government hangs in balance with indications that the new dispensation may politely ask them to vacate the Raj Bhavans.