Congress to meet Rajasthan Governor Friday to demand Raje's removal

A Congress delegation, led by Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot, will meet Governor Kalyan Singh Friday and demand sacking of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who is embroiled in the Lalit Modi-controversy.

No need for amending national anthem: Tripura governor

 A day after Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh sought amendment in the national anthem "Jana Gana Mana", his Tripura counterpart Tathagata Roy chose social media to assert that there was no such need.

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BJP seeking to destroy secular democratic fabric, communal peace: D Raja

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Wednesday accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of attempting to destroy the country's secular democratic fabric and communal peace and creating a revocable ethnic communal conflict.

'RSS pracharak' Kalyan Singh trying to divide people: Brinda Karat

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh has insulted Rabindranath Tagore by demanding the word 'adhinayak' be omitted from the national anthem, and added, that he sounded like a RSS 'pracharak'.

Tinkering with national anthem 'not an easy task', warns Congress

 Asserting that it isn't an easy task to tinker with the national anthem, the Congress party on Wednesday said the matter was more about unanimity than consensus.

Kalyan Singh spoke like 'RSS pracharak', says Brinda Karat

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh had spoken 'like an RSS pracharak' when he demanded that the word 'adhinayak' be dropped from the national anthem.

Rajasthan Governor wants 'adhinayaka' removed from national anthem

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Tuesday stoked a controversy by saying that the word 'adhinayaka' in the national anthem should be replaced with 'mangal' as it praises British rule.

Rajasthan Governor calls for making education 'cheating free'

Governor of Rajasthan and Chancellor Kalyan Singh on Tuesday called upon universities to make examination process free of copying and cheating practices to improve the standard and values of degrees that the students obtain.

Rajasthan University to hold convocation after 25 years on July 7

 The University of Rajasthan will be holding its convocation after a gap of 25 years on July 7 during which about 20 lakh degrees will be distributed.

Other States to adopt Rajasthan model of 'Tribal Cells'

 In a follow up action of Governors' Conference held in Delhi early this year, the Governor offices in other states will adopt the Rajasthan model of "Tribal Cell" to implement tribal welfare schemes, an official said here on Thursday.

Maharana Pratap more inspirational than Akbar: Rajasthan Guv

 Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh has compared Maharana Pratap with Mughal emperor Akbar, saying the Rajput ruler was more "inspirational" to the nation than Akbar with the suffix "great".

Maharana Pratap source of inspiration to nation, not Akbar: Rajasthan Governor

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh has compared Maharana Pratap with Mughal emperor Akbar, saying the Rajput ruler was "inspirational" to the nation than Akbar with the suffix "great".

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.

Pranab Mukherjee to go on 5-day retreat from tomorrow

 President Pranab Mukherjee will be away on a five-day sojourn from Thursday in the quiet climes of the 'Retreat Building' surrounded with thick pine forests near Shimla.

Himachal to probe rights violation of mentally challenged

Himachal Pradesh Governor Kalyan Singh has ordered a probe into the alleged violation of human rights of mentally challenged inmates at the government-run Nari Sewa Sadan here, an official said on Wednesday.

Himachal Governor declines ex-CM Dhumal's prosecution

Himachal Pradesh Governor Kalyan Singh's decision to decline sanction for the prosecution of former chief minister and BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal is all set to snowball into a major legal controversy.

Himachal Vidhan Sabha Budget Session to commence today

The 31-day-long Budget Session of Himachal Vidhan Sabha will commence here on Wednesday with the address of Governor Kalyan Singh.

Governor seeks report on clash at BJP office

Himachal Pradesh Governor Kalyan Singh is reported to have asked for detailed report from the police about violent clashes between BJYM and Youth Congress workers at BJP office here on Thursday.

VHP urges HP Governor to act against Love Jihad, conversions

 A day after Kalyan Singh took over as acting Governor of Himachal Pradesh, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad submitted a memorandum, drawing his attention towards incidents of Love Jihad, religious conversions and infiltration of Bangladeshi migrants and urged him to take necessary action in this regard.