Narendra Modi govt mulling changing Governors of 5 states

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government is contemplating to replace Governors appointed by the previous Congress-led UPA government, reports said on Tuesday.

French ambassador calls on Punjab Governor

French ambassador Francois Richier called on Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil here on Thursday and discussed various issues, including collaborations between the two countries.

PM inaugurates housing complex to rehabilitate slum dwellers

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated a housing complex built at a cost of Rs 2,400 crore on the outskirts of the city which would benefit nearly 8,500 families living in slums here.

Cong seeks Guv help to improve Punjab`s poor fiscal health

Punjab Congress today appealed to Governor Shivraj Patil to initiate an inquiry into the state`s "burgeoning" debt and direct the SAD-BJP government to observe "fiscal propriety" in the wake of "poor" fiscal health.

Budget session of Punjab Assembly to begin Monday

Amid a difficult situation at the economic front looming before the Punjab government, the Budget session of the state Assembly begins tomorrow with an address of Governor Shivraj Patil.

PM conferred honorary doctorate by Punjab Agricultural University

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was on Saturday conferred with an honorary doctorate by the Punjab Agricultural University.

Ex-Justice Sekhon takes oath as Punjab Lokpal

Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator, Shivraj Patil on Friday administered the oath of allegiance to Justice (retd) Jai Singh Sekhon as Lokpal, Punjab at brief ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan.

Punjab Cong seeks emergency session of state Assembly

A delegation of the Congress MLAs led by the Leader of Opposition will meet Punjab Governor on Tuesday to emphasise the need for emergency session of the Punjab assembly.

Shivraj Patil favours govt funding of elections

Punjab Governor favoured government funding of elections as part of a wide ranging electoral reforms process.

Inter-state coordination can help in internal security: Patil

Inter-state coordination and usage of latest technology can play a vital role in curbing the impact of internal security threat, Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil on Thursday said.

Alva to take oath on May 12

Margaret Alva will be sworn-in as Rajasthan Governor at a simple ceremony here on May 12

Badal to be sworn as Punjab CM on March 14

Akali veteran Parkash Singh Badal
will be sworn in as Punjab Chief Minister on March 14.

Raj Assembly budget session begins amid protests

The budget session of the Rajasthan
Assembly began on Monday with Governor Shivraj Patil`s address amid disruptions by opposition MLAs.

Karnataka Guv accepts Lokayukta’s resignation

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj, Tuesday, accepted the resignation of state Lokayukta Shivraj Patil, who had resigned over allegations of violating cooperative housing society laws to own two sites in the state capital.

Shivraj Patil sworn in as new Karnataka Lokayukta

Former Supreme Court judge
Shivaraj V Patil was today sworn in as new Karnataka Lokayukta
by Governor H R Bhardwaj.

Patil, Gadgil probable candidates for the RS?

Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil and
Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) spokesman Anant Gadgil are emerging as the probable candidates for the Rajya Sabha byelection.

Punjab to continue struggle for its right: Guv

Punjab would continue to fight
for its rights over river waters, fund allocation, territorial
issues which were unjustly denied to it, state Governor
Shivraj Patil said on Friday.

Patil for JVs in IT, agri, education to boost India-Canada ties

Stressing on strong bilateral
trade and socio-cultural bond shared by India and Canada,
Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil on Tuesday called for augmenting the
bilateral economic and trade ties

US felt removal of Shivraj Patil was inevitable after 26/11

US felt that the removal of Shivraj Patil as Home Minister was inevitable although he had been "protected" by
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

Govt responsible for welfare of ex-servicemen: Patil

Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil
has said that the government machinery is responsible for
welfare of ex-servicemen.