Karnataka Governor

Yeddyurappa to be CM: Congress lashes out, approaches Supreme Court

Yeddyurappa to be CM: Congress lashes out, approaches Supreme Court

Governor Vajubhai Vala on Wednesday invited BJP legislature party leader BS Yeddyurappa to form the government in Karnataka.

May 16, 2018, 22:45 PM IST
Uday Chopra googles to discover Karnataka Governor is 'BJP guy', gets trolled on Twitter

Uday Chopra googles to discover Karnataka Governor is 'BJP guy', gets trolled on Twitter

Bollywood actor Uday Chopra is once again in the line of fire on microblogging site Twitter, this time over Karnataka Assembly elections 2018 results. It started when the Dhoom actor posted a tweet citing the political affiliation of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala. Sharing Vajubhai’s Wikipedia profile link, the Chopra scion referred to him as “BJP guy”.

May 16, 2018, 11:26 AM IST
Meet Vajubhai Vala, the man who will decide BJP vs Congress-JDS in Karnataka

Meet Vajubhai Vala, the man who will decide BJP vs Congress-JDS in Karnataka

The spotlight is on Vajubhai Vala because it is he who will take the final call on whether the Congress-JDS alliance forms the government in the state or if BJP's CM candidate BS Yeddyurappa takes the mantle. 

May 15, 2018, 16:12 PM IST

Get rid of fashion while going to college: Karnataka Guv to girls

In remarks that could stoke a controversy, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala has advised girl students to get rid of fashion while going to colleges, saying they are not taking part in any beauty competition and there is no need of doing eyebrows or wearing lipsticks. "You come to college for studying, not to take part in any beauty competition.

Jan 08, 2016, 23:32 PM IST

Sycophants in party made me Karnataka Governor: Cong leader Bharadwaj

Senior Congress leader HR Bharadwaj on Saturday blamed "sycophants" in the party for appointing him as Kartanaka Governor soon after the 2009 Lok Sabha elections while he was the Union Law Minister.

Sep 19, 2015, 22:02 PM IST

Karnataka Governor in controversy over splurging of money on Raj Bhavan

 Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, a former Gujarat Finance Minister, was embroiled in a controversy over expenditure of Rs four crore on renovation of Raj Bhavan and another Rs 1.30 crore on air travel including by special flights during nine months.

Jun 04, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

Education in Indian culture is no saffronisation: Karnataka Governor

Mangaluru: Education in Indian culture and tradition was aimed at its refinement and it would be wrong to term it as 'saffronisation', Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala has said.

Jan 08, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

Rosaiah sworn in as Karnataka Governor

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah was on Sunday sworn in as the Governor of Karnataka.

Jun 29, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

Karnataka Governor Hansraj Bhardwaj meets Narendra Modi

Karnataka Governor Hansraj Bhardwaj on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid moves by the NDA government to seek the resignation of Governors appointed during the UPA rule.

Jun 19, 2014, 23:52 PM IST

BJP doesn`t have courage to meet me over corruption: Karnataka Governor

Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj on Sunday said the BJP does not have the courage to approach him over the matter of corruption.

Jan 12, 2014, 21:13 PM IST

Special status to Hyderabad-Karnataka region notified

Karnataka Governor notified special status to the Hyderabad-Karnataka region in the state conferred under Article 371J of the Constitution.

Nov 05, 2013, 23:22 PM IST

Karnataka Governor summons CM, may ask him to prove majority

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj was on Friday reported as saying that he could ask the Jagadish Shettar government to prove majority.

Jan 25, 2013, 13:05 PM IST

BSY loyalist MLAs meet Guv, seek his intervention

Thirteen BJP MLAs, including two Ministers, loyal to former party strongman BS Yeddyurappa met Governor HR Bhardwaj and requested him to take suitable steps for acceptance of their resignations by Speaker KG Bopaiah.

Jan 23, 2013, 16:45 PM IST

Governor rejects K`taka govt nominee as Lokayukta

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Monday rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party government`s nominee SR Bannurmath, a former Kerala High Court chief justice, as the state`s new Lokayukta (ombudsman).

Feb 06, 2012, 23:00 PM IST

Chandrababu Naidu calls on Karnataka Governor

Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu called on Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj at the Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.

Jan 03, 2012, 15:43 PM IST

Will not tone down Lokayukta in K’taka: Governor

HR Bhardwaj said he would not allow "toning down" of Lokayukta institution in the state.

Dec 30, 2011, 20:12 PM IST

Now Karnataka Guv takes a dig at Advani yatra

In a rare instance of a non-partisan constitutional authority taking pot shots at a political leader, Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj Monday ribbed senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani over his Jan Chetna Yatra.

Oct 24, 2011, 18:28 PM IST

K’taka Guv welcomes SC order on illegal mining

Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj
on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court order favouring a CBI probe
into the Illegal mining activities in Karnataka.

Sep 23, 2011, 22:42 PM IST

Opposition leader Achuthanandan meets Governor

Opposition leader in the
Kerala Assembly V S Achuthanandan on Monday asked Governor M O H
Farook to take action as per Constitution against ruling UDF
Chief Whip P C George.

Sep 12, 2011, 18:47 PM IST

Guv summons Karna Home Minister

As the issue of alleged
telephone tapping of Karnataka Lokayukta raged, Governor H R Bhardwaj summoned Home Minister R Ashoka to the Raj
Bhavan.

Jul 22, 2011, 21:52 PM IST

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