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Bhagat Singh Koshyari assumes additional charge as Goa Governor

Koshyari, 78, who was administered the oath by Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Justice Dipankar Datta, will continue as Maharashtra Governor with additional charge of Goa. He succeeds Satya Pal Malik who was on Tuesday transferred from Goa and appointed Governor of Meghalaya. Koshyari read out his oath in …

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J&K Lt Governor reviews PMGSY progress

Stressing on the need to upgrade and expand the intra Union Territory road connectivity, the Lt Governor asked the officials concerned to ensure the quality standards in road construction with climate-resilient construction so that the roads can withstand the vagaries of climate in the region. He further directed for strict …

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President appoints Manoj Sinha as new Lieutenant Governor of J&K

The President accepted the resignation of Girish Chandra Murmu as Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir.  Murmu, a 1985 batch Gujarat cadre IAS officer was appointed as the LG in October last year.  Murmu had sent his resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has congratulated …

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J&K: Amarnath Yatra resumes; Governor NN Vohra offer prayers

He was among the first pilgrims to offer prayers at the shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. Later talking to Media, the J&K Governor said that all arrangements have been made for the security of two-month-long Amarnath pilgrimage. Vehicles tagged with electromagnetic chips, bike and bullet-proof SUV police convoys and scores …

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Jammu & Kashmir Governor holds All Party Meet

Jammu & Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has been holding a round of meetings since imposition of governor’s rule in the state to tighten administration and security in the state. Friday saw him hosting an all party meeting to take all political stakeholders on board where the next steps on …

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J&K Governor NN Vohra calls all-party meeting today

The governor took stock of the situation and also took some decisions to clear pendancies related to rehabilitation of victims of terrorism and regularisation of nearly a lakh casual workers. Combating terrorism and ensuring fool proof security for the Amarnath Yatra remain the top priority of the state’s police and …

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Karnataka: Governor invites BJP to form Government

The suspense over government formation in Karnataka is over. After considering all options and counter claims Governor  Vasubhai Vala has invited the BS Yeddyurappa to take oath of the Chief Minister’s post on Thursday. The BJP leader will take oath at 9 am on Thursday in Rajbhawan. The BJP has emerged …

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Karnataka election: All eyes on Governor as parties hold meetings

All eyes are now on Governor Vajubhai Vala who will have to decide whether to call BJP to try to form the government or go with the JD(S)-Congress combine, which together have a clear majority in the 224-member Assembly. Earlier on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed the victory in Karnataka …

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