Hyderabad court rejects petition on Governor

The Hyderabad High Court on Monday dismissed a petition seeking orders to the central government to direct the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governor to implement section 8 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act.

PM Modi to visit Varanasi, launch power scheme on Sunday
PM Modi to visit Varanasi, launch power scheme on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Integrated Power Development Scheme aimed at ensuring 24x7 power for all, during his visit here Sunday.

Jindal slams Obama for shameful comments on US church shooting
Jindal slams Obama for shameful comments on US church shooting

 Indian-American Louisiana Governor and presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal today lashed out at Barack Obama for his "shameful" statements on the church shooting, saying the US President was trying to "score cheap political points" barely hours after the grisly attack.

Himachal cricket body opposes sports bill
Himachal cricket body opposes sports bill

The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA), headed by BJP MP Anurag Thakur, on Friday submitted a memorandum to Governor Kalyan Singh, opposing the Himachal Pradesh Sports (Registration, Recognition and Regulation of Associations) Bill, 2015, which was passed by the state assembly on April 9.

Bengal should follow Central govt directives on Maggi: Governor KN Tripathi

The West Bengal government should follow the Centre's directives on banning Maggi noodles, Governor K N Tripathi said here Saturday.

J&K CVC meets Governor N N Vohra

 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Vigilance Commissioner Kuldeep Khoda today called on Governor N N Vohra here to discuss the current status of the work being done by the commission.

Former Maryland Governor O'Malley launches White House bid

Former Maryland Governor Martin O`Malley, who has aggressively courted the Democratic Party`s liberal wing, announced Saturday that he will seek the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, positioning himself as an alternative to frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

Nirbhay Sharma sworn-in as Governor of Mizoram

Lt General (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma was on Tuesday sworn-in as the Governor of Mizoram at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan here.

Shanmuganthan to be sworn in as Governor of Meghalaya today

Senior BJP leader V Shanmuganthan will be sworn-in as the new Governor of Meghalaya on Wednesday.

Dr Syed Ahmad sworn in as Governor of Manipur

Dr Syed Ahmad was sworn in as the Governor of Manipur at the Raj Bhavan here on Saturday.

Government appoints Governors for Jharkhand, three Northeast states

The BJP-led NDA government on Tuesday appointed Governors for Jharkhand, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya.

J&K Governor meets Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra met Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and discussed various issues concerning the state, including the upcoming annual Amarnath Yatra.

Kerala governor greets people on the eve of Easter

Kerala governor Justice (Retd) P Sathasivam on Saturday greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Easter.

Governor backs down, seeks `fix` to Indiana religion law

Indiana Governor Mike Pence, facing mounting criticism, said Tuesday he will seek to tweak a contentious new law that some warn discriminates against gays.

Pence told a press conference that the law he signed last week "does not give anyone a license to discriminate."

Uttarakhand Governor calls for digitising Sanskrit texts

 Ancient Sanskrit texts are treasure trove of knowledge rich in philosophical content, Uttarakhand Governor K K Paul on Friday said and flagged the need to digitise and make them available to the rest of the world through the Internet.

Fear of influx of Bangladeshis in Nagaland: Governor

Nagaland Governor PB Acharya on Monday said the spirit behind the March 5 Dimapur incident, where an alleged rapist was lynched to death by an angry mob, was influx of Bangladeshis or foreigners into the state.

Karnataka Governor stirs controversy, walks out as national anthem plays

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala on Tuesday walked out of the durbar hall of Raj Bhavan even as the national anthem was being played during a function.

Maha Governor, CM to hold meeting of Vice-Chancellors on Tuesday

Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor of universities in the state C Vidyasagar Rao has convened a meeting of Vice-Chancellors of non-agricultural universities on Tuesday.

Kerala Governor's intervention sought to implement water scheme

Federation of Tamil Nadu Agriculturists Association on Sunday sought the intervention of Kerala Governor Justice P Sathasivam for implementing the Pandiyar-Punnampuzha water scheme, by which Tamil Nadu can get water and Kerala the much needed power.

J&K Governor seeks report on youths' killing

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Saturday sought a detailed report on the recent death of two youths in separate incidents at Palhallan and Trehgam in the valley.