Governors

Najma Heptulla, Mukhi and two others appointed governors

Najma Heptulla, Mukhi and two others appointed governors

Former Union Minister Najma Heptulla, who resigned from the Union Ministry last month after crossing 75 years of age, has been appointed governor of Manipur.

Aug 17, 2016, 17:39 PM IST
Najma Heptulla appointed Governor of Manipur

Najma Heptulla appointed Governor of Manipur

Former Union minister Najma A Heptulla was on Wednesday appointed as the Governor of Manipur.

Aug 17, 2016, 14:18 PM IST
Centre, states must work together as 'Team India', says PM Modi

Centre, states must work together as 'Team India', says PM Modi

Emphasising on the importance of cooperative federalism in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said it must be implemented in letter and spirit.

Feb 10, 2016, 23:01 PM IST

Governors can work as catalytic agents, says PM Modi

Governors can work as catalytic agents, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday, urging them to think about some form of legacy which they would leave behind as contribution to their respective states.

Feb 10, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

Governors cannot pre-empt CM's powers: Supreme Court

A Chief Minister's exclusive powers cannot be pre-empted by the Governor, whose powers are "limited" under the Constitution and should be exercised in a fair manner to ensure survival of democracy, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday.

Feb 09, 2016, 22:29 PM IST
Can't remain silent if democratic process is slaughtered: SC on Arunachal crisis

Can't remain silent if democratic process is slaughtered: SC on Arunachal crisis

The SC bench wanted to ascertain certain communications between the office of Assembly Speaker Nabam Rebia and Governor J P Rajkhowa on issues like convening or advancing assembly session and disqualification of rebel Congress MLAs.

Feb 04, 2016, 23:37 PM IST

Arunachal crisis: SC starts examining powers of Governors

It has been alleged that the Governor had advanced the assembly sitting from Jan 14 to Dec 16 without the aid and advice of the CM and his ministers.

Jan 15, 2016, 19:46 PM IST

President asks Governors to stick to Constitution

In his New Year message to the Governors through video conferencing from Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President also said they should respect the distinct authority and responsibility vested in each of the three organs of the State.

Jan 08, 2016, 21:12 PM IST

Centre to appoint new Governors after Modi's return

The Centre is contemplating to fill vacancies of Governors in nine states, five of them ruled by Congress, soon as one Governor is holding the charge of four states while five others are in-charge of at least two states each.

Apr 15, 2015, 20:52 PM IST

Govt's diktat to guvs: Don't leave states without telling President

 The Centre has put restrictions on the travel of governors saying they have to stay in their respective states for at least 292 days in a year and not leave station until or unless approved by the President.

Apr 12, 2015, 16:10 PM IST

Govt mulls appointment of new Governors

Centre is mulling filling vacancies of Governors in nine states, five of them ruled by Congress, soon as one Governor is holding the charge of four states while five others are in-charge of at least two states each.

Apr 02, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

No permanent Governors in five northeastern states

As many as five states in India's Northeast -- Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura -- do not have permanent Governors.

Apr 02, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

President for involving Governors in internal security matters

President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday favoured actively involving governors of states in internal security issues.

Feb 12, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

Governors told to take the lead in clean India campaign

 To bolster clean India campaign, Governors of States and Administrators of Union Territories were today briefed on the Swachh Bharat Mission at Rashtrapati Bhawan and told to take the lead to make it success.

Feb 12, 2015, 20:02 PM IST

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.

Nov 04, 2014, 17:58 PM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2014, 09:17 AM IST
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.

Sep 17, 2014, 09:11 AM IST

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.

Sep 15, 2014, 22:53 PM IST

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.

Sep 14, 2014, 16:23 PM IST
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.

Aug 26, 2014, 11:48 AM IST