Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi has claimed that he had received threats to dissuade him from granting minority status to the Mohammad Ali Jauhar University here, when he held the additional charge as UP Governor.
Home Secretary Anil Goswami has admitted before the Supreme Court that he had suggested to Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi to consider resigning from his post as certain statements made by him were "not compatible with the high constitutional office that he was occupying".
Describing Sanskrit as the mother of many Indian languages which has influenced almost all the languages of the world, Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi today said there is a need to revive it and restore its original status of being the common man's language.
A day after the Supreme Court issued notice to the Centre on Uttarakhand Governor`s plea challenging Narendra Modi government`s moves to ease him out of office, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said there was no move to remove Aziz Qureshi.
Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Saturday suggested creation of a separate authority on the lines of Vaishno Devi and Tirupati shrine boards for the development and management of different religious centres in the state including Chardham.
After Samajwadi Party leaders` insensitive remarks on crime against women in Uttar Pradesh, its the state Governor Aziz Qureshi who on Monday courted controversy by saying that even almighty can`t prevent occurrences of rapes.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi on Wednesday said that the officially approved photographs of the President and Prime Minister may be placed in the main government offices and institutions in the state.