Virendra Kataria

I was removed as Puducherry LG as I `exposed` graft: Kataria

Days after his ouster as Puducherry`s Lt Governor, Virendra Kataria on Friday claimed he was removed because he exposed corruption in the UT government.

Jul 25, 2014, 22:32 PM IST

Modi govt sacks Puducherry Lt Governor Virendra Kataria

After forcing some governors to quit, the Narendra Modi government on Friday sacked Lt Governor of Puducherry Virendra Kataria, in the first such action against political appointees of the UPA regime.

Jul 11, 2014, 22:59 PM IST

Kataria extends Tamil New Year eve greetings

Puducherry Lt Governor Virendra Kataria on Sunday wished the people of Union Territory of Puducherry a peaceful and prosperous Tamil New Year.

Apr 13, 2014, 12:31 PM IST

After war of words, Pondy`s Lt Guv, CM pose for photos

After war of words with Chief Minister N Rangasamy in last few months, Lt Governor Virendra Kataria posed for a photo with him at the `At Home` function on 65th Republic Day celebrations here.

Jan 27, 2014, 01:21 AM IST

Operate more air services to Pondy: Kataria pleads to Ajit Singh

Lt Governor Virendra Kataria has urged Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to introduce more air services from different parts of the country to Puducherry to develop the Union Territory as a tourist hub and also to promote industrial development.

Oct 10, 2013, 11:51 AM IST

Congress to take out rally on September 21

Congress would take out a rally and hold a demonstration near the Assembly on September 21 to condemn `failure of the AINRC Government to maintain law and order in the Union Territory`.

Sep 15, 2013, 11:13 AM IST

Puducherry Lt Governor, CM in war of words over law and order

Virendra Kataria made critical observations about the law and order situation in the union territory of Puducherry, N Rangasamy said the former should have held a joint meeting of officials with him before airing such views.

Sep 10, 2013, 09:52 AM IST

Lt Governor prorogues Assembly

Puducherry Lt Governor Virendra Kataria has prorogued the Assembly which adjourned sine die on July 30.

Aug 29, 2013, 14:24 PM IST

Offensive message in website: AIADMK MLA petitions Lt Guv

AIADMK MLA Om Sakthi Segar urged Lt Governor Virendra Kataria to order a probe into a website hosted by an anonymous source.

Jul 20, 2013, 09:32 AM IST

Virendra Kataria sworn in Lt Governor of Puducherry

Former Rajya Sabha member Virendra Kataria was on Wednesday sworn-in as the Lt Governor of the Union Territory of Puducherry.

Jul 10, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Kataria to take over as Puducherry Lt Governor

Former Rajya Sabha member Virendra Kataria will be sworn in as Lt Governor of Union Territory of Puducherry on July 10.

Jul 05, 2013, 22:22 PM IST

Kataria replaces Punjab`s Iqbal Singh as Puducherr

Former Punjab Congress President and ex-Rajya Sabha member Virendra Kataria was today appointed the new Lt Governor of Puducherry, replacing another former Congressman from the state Iqbal Singh, also an ex-RS MP.

Jul 01, 2013, 22:07 PM IST