Shivraj Patil

Teacher-turned-politicians: Mayawati, Mulayam, Swamy and other Indian politicians who once donned gurus' cap

Teacher-turned-politicians: Mayawati, Mulayam, Swamy and other Indian politicians who once donned gurus' cap

On the occasion of Teachers' Day on Tuesday, we prepare a list of India’s most famous politicians whose earlier profession was teaching. 

Sep 05, 2017, 13:32 PM IST

Shivraj Patil calls on Maharashtra Governor

Former Union home minister Shivraj Patil met Governor of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu Ch Vidyasagar Rao at the Raj Bhavan here today.

Jun 06, 2017, 19:39 PM IST
Batla House encounter was not fake: Shivraj Patil

Batla House encounter was not fake: Shivraj Patil

Digvijaya Singh has asked the central government to order a judicial probe into the "fake" encounter. 

May 25, 2016, 11:52 AM IST

In 11 months, Modi fails to find full-time governor for Punjab

It`s been nearly 11 months but the Narendra Modi government has not been able to find a regular governor for Punjab.

Dec 18, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

Uttarakhand Congress averse to outsider being fielded for Rajya Sabha

Amid intense lobbying in Congress for the only vacant Rajya Sabha seat from Uttarakhand, majority of party leaders in the state appear averse to the idea of an "outsider" being nominated.

Nov 06, 2014, 13:28 PM IST

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.

Jun 17, 2014, 09:03 AM IST

French ambassador calls on Punjab Governor

French ambassador Francois Richier called on Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil here on Thursday and discussed various issues, including collaborations between the two countries.

Feb 20, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

PM inaugurates housing complex to rehabilitate slum dwellers

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated a housing complex built at a cost of Rs 2,400 crore on the outskirts of the city which would benefit nearly 8,500 families living in slums here.

Sep 14, 2013, 13:13 PM IST

Cong seeks Guv help to improve Punjab`s poor fiscal health

Punjab Congress today appealed to Governor Shivraj Patil to initiate an inquiry into the state`s "burgeoning" debt and direct the SAD-BJP government to observe "fiscal propriety" in the wake of "poor" fiscal health.

Mar 26, 2013, 19:54 PM IST

Budget session of Punjab Assembly to begin Monday

Amid a difficult situation at the economic front looming before the Punjab government, the Budget session of the state Assembly begins tomorrow with an address of Governor Shivraj Patil.

Mar 10, 2013, 21:49 PM IST

PM conferred honorary doctorate by Punjab Agricultural University

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was on Saturday conferred with an honorary doctorate by the Punjab Agricultural University.

Dec 08, 2012, 09:27 AM IST

Ex-Justice Sekhon takes oath as Punjab Lokpal

Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator, Shivraj Patil on Friday administered the oath of allegiance to Justice (retd) Jai Singh Sekhon as Lokpal, Punjab at brief ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan.

Nov 16, 2012, 13:38 PM IST

Punjab Cong seeks emergency session of state Assembly

A delegation of the Congress MLAs led by the Leader of Opposition will meet Punjab Governor on Tuesday to emphasise the need for emergency session of the Punjab assembly.

Sep 23, 2012, 17:23 PM IST

Shivraj Patil favours govt funding of elections

Punjab Governor favoured government funding of elections as part of a wide ranging electoral reforms process.

Aug 21, 2012, 00:45 AM IST

Chandigarh to be developed as solar city, says Patil

Chandigarh will be developed as a solar city in near future, Punjab Governor and Union Territory Administrator Shivraj Patil said at the 66th Independence Day celebrations organised at the Parade Ground in Sector 17 here Wednesday.

Aug 15, 2012, 15:36 PM IST

Inter-state coordination can help in internal security: Patil

Inter-state coordination and usage of latest technology can play a vital role in curbing the impact of internal security threat, Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil on Thursday said.

Aug 01, 2012, 17:18 PM IST

Alva to take oath on May 12

Margaret Alva will be sworn-in as Rajasthan Governor at a simple ceremony here on May 12

May 07, 2012, 21:28 PM IST

Badal to be sworn as Punjab CM on March 14

Akali veteran Parkash Singh Badal
will be sworn in as Punjab Chief Minister on March 14.

Mar 09, 2012, 21:42 PM IST

Raj Assembly budget session begins amid protests

The budget session of the Rajasthan
Assembly began on Monday with Governor Shivraj Patil`s address amid disruptions by opposition MLAs.

Feb 27, 2012, 14:29 PM IST

Karnataka Guv accepts Lokayukta’s resignation

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj, Tuesday, accepted the resignation of state Lokayukta Shivraj Patil, who had resigned over allegations of violating cooperative housing society laws to own two sites in the state capital.

Sep 20, 2011, 13:30 PM IST