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.

Patna HC declares appointment of Nitish Kumar as JD(U) Legislative Party head illegal

In a major setback to former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the Patna High Court on Wednesday termed his recent election as the JD(U) legislative party leader unconstitutional.

Bihar political crisis: All eyes on Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi

 With Bihar Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi returning here from Kolkata Monday, the focus has shifted to Raj Bhavan from the prevailing political crisis in the state's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD(U)).

Amit Shah working overtime to engineer a split in our party: JD(U)'s KC Tyagi

Speaking on the Bihar crisis, KC Tyagi said, "The fact is BJP President Amit Shah is working overtime to engineer a split in our party".He also alleged that BJP wants to de-stabilise the Bihar government.

JD(U) leaders meet Governor as Nitish Kumar set to stake claim to form government in Bihar

JD(U) leaders met Governor Kesrinath Tripathi on Sunday and proposed to form a government in the state under the leadership of former chief minister Nitsh Kumar. Leaders of Congress, RJD and other independent candidates were also present.

Jitan Ram Manjhi asks Governor to dissolve Bihar Assembly

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi recommended the dissolution of state assembly in the Cabinet meeting that took place on Saturday.

Kalyan Singh takes additional charge as Himachal Governor

 Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Wednesday was sworn-in as the Himachal Pradesh governor. He will be holding additional charge and succeeds Urmila Singh who retired Jan 26 on completing her five-year term.

Andhra Governor unfurls national flag in Vijayawada on Republic Day

 The Republic Day was celebrated Monday with gaiety and patriotic fervour in Andhra Pradesh.

Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki sworn-in as 34th Governor of Punjab

Haryana governor Prof Kaptan Singh Solani was on Thursday took over the additional charge of Governor of Punjab.