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BJP government not to scrap Goa Regional Plan 2021

The Goa Government on Thursday said it was not in favour of scrapping the controversial Regional Plan 2021 though it is willing to make genuine corrections in the blueprint.

Ex-Maharashtra governor receives guard of honour

Former Maharashtra governor K Sankaranarayanan Wednesday received a Guard of Honour after he resigned from his post on Sunday upon being transferred to Mizoram.

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.

BJP-led NDA government belittling constitutional posts: Congress

Maharashtra Congress on Sunday said the transfer and subsequent resignation of Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan is yet another bid by the BJP-led Central government to belittle the importance and prestige of constitutional posts.

Om Prakash Kohli replaces Sankaranarayanan, takes oath as new Maharashtra Governor

Hours after K Sankaranarayanan resigned from his post, Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli on Sunday was sworn in as the new Governor of Maharashtra.

Sankaranarayanan refuses to take over as Mizoram Governor, says may return to active politics

Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan, who had been transferred to Mizoram for his remaining tenure, resigned on Sunday.

Sankaranarayanan unlikely to take charge as Mizoram Governor

Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan, who has been transferred to Mizoram for his remaining tenure, is unlikely to take charge of his new assignment and may prefer to resign, according to sources.

Congress slams government over Maharashtra Governor`s transfer

The Congress Sunday said the government was exercising its power in an "extremely arbitrary manner" over the transfer of Maharashtra governor K Sankaranarayanan to Mizoram.

Maha Governor Sankaranarayanan shunted to Mizoram

In an apparent bid to ease him out, the government has shunted Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan to Mizoram after he had refused to quit on a nudge from the Home Secretary.

Activists urge Guv not to give nod to Maha Police Bill

A delegation of citizen activists, led by former Mumbai Police Commissioner J F Ribeiro, on Wednesday met Governor K Sankaranarayanan urging him not to give assent to Maharashtra Police (Amendment) Bill 2014, alleging it "was passed in haste without due consideration."

Maha Guv to quit only if asked by "appropriate authority"

Amid reports that some UPA-appointed Governors are resisting attempts to ease them out of office, Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan is learnt to be unhappy over Union Home Secretary conveying the message but will consider quitting if asked by an "appropriate authority".

Tribal MLAs oppose inclusion of Dhangars in ST category

An all-party delegation of 25 MLAs and Ministers from tribal areas of Maharashtra on Thursday asked Governor K Sankaranarayanan not to recommend to the Centre the inclusion of Dhangar and other non-tribal communities in the list of Scheduled Tribes of Maharashtra.

Munde was a Lok Nayak: Maharashtra Governor

Expressing grief over the sudden demise of Union Rural Development Development Minister Gopinath Munde, Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan today described him as a "Lok Nayak" and a parliamentarian, who never lost touch with the masses.

Maharashtra Raj Bhavan is now ISO certified

The official residence of the Maharashtra Governor, the Raj Bhavan in Mumbai, has bagged the coveted ISO certificate for having excellent management systems.

Maha session: Oppn targets Guv on Adarsh issue, shout slogans

The Opposition in Maharashtra Legislature on Monday shouted slogans against Governor K Sankaranarayanan accusing him of protecting corrupt ministers.

Maha police succeeded in reducing Naxal influence: Guv

Maharashtra police has succeeded in reducing effects of Naxalism in Gadchiroli, Gondia and Chandrapur districts in the state, Governor K Sankaranarayanan said here on Monday.

Opposition stages walkout on thanksgiving motion on Guv`s address

The Opposition Shiv Sena-BJP members on Monday staged a walkout in Maharashtra Legislative Council to protest the ruling parties` thanksgiving motion on Governor K Sankaranarayanan`s `Vote on Account` address to the joint-sitting of both the Houses.

Shiv Sena-BJP threaten to disrupt governor`s budget speech

Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday threatened to disrupt Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan`s budget session speech Monday over four crucial issues, including the Adarsh Society scam.

BJP-Sena delegation meets Prez, wants Maha Governor`s recall

A delegation of BJP and Shiv Sena leaders on Tuesday petitioned President Pranab Mukherjee seeking a recall of Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan.

Maharashtra leaders congratulate Sachin Tendulkar for Bharat Ratna

Prominent leaders from Maharashtra on Saturday congratulated cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on being chosen for the prestigious Bharat Ratna award.