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Tripura On Road To Development, Says Outgoing Governor Ramesh Bais

Tripura On Road To Development, Says Outgoing Governor Ramesh Bais

Former BJP MP from Chhattisgarh and also Union Minister of State, Bais was appointed Governor of Tripura in July 2019.

13 July 2021
In Battleground Bengal, TMC Pulls Out Corruption Gun In Mamata Vs Dhankhar Face-Off

In Battleground Bengal, TMC Pulls Out Corruption Gun In Mamata Vs Dhankhar Face-Off

Resurrecting the Jain Hawala scam, the Trinamool Congress turns up the heat on West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

09 July 2021

The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

Union Minister Thawarchand Gehlot Appointed As Karnataka Governor

Union Minister Thawarchand Gehlot Appointed As Karnataka Governor

In a major reshuffle, Thawarchand Gehlot has been designated as governor of Karnataka while Bandaru Dattatreya has been appointed as the new governor of...

06 July 2021

Bengal Governor Cuts Short Assembly Speech As BJP Protests Over Post-Poll Violence

Bengal Assembly witnessed ruckus by Opposition BJP over post-poll violence in the state

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12 July 2021
GNCTD Bill: Why I Don’t Want To Be A Delhi Voter

GNCTD Bill: Why I Don’t Want To Be A Delhi Voter

'Once the GNCTD bill becomes a law, what it means is that the people’s choice ceases to matter in Delhi'.


10 March 2021
Tribute To The Bravehearts

Tribute To The Bravehearts

‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ being celebrated by the Indian armed forces to commemorate 50 years of the victory against Pakistan in 1971 that led to the...


13 February 2021
Governor Koshyari Acting Like Puppet, Should Pursue Government's Agenda: Shiv Sena

Governor Koshyari Acting Like Puppet, Should Pursue Government's Agenda: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena alleged that Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari was toeing the BJP’s line and urged the Centre to recall him


29 October 2020
WB Governor Meets Home Minister Amit Shah And Discusses 'State Of Affairs'

WB Governor Meets Home Minister Amit Shah And Discusses 'State Of Affairs'

Meeting bears significance as the governor is known for expressing his disagreement on various matters in West Bengal


28 October 2020
West Bengal Governor To Meet Amit Shah In Delhi

West Bengal Governor To Meet Amit Shah In Delhi

Following this meeting, the WB governor will be on a month-long visit to Darjeeling


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11 August 2020
Governor's Powers Need To Be Redefined, Else Raj Bhawan Will Continue To Facilitate Coups

Governor's Powers Need To Be Redefined, Else Raj Bhawan Will Continue To Facilitate Coups

The changing political realities, coupled with the lure of clinging on to power even among those who hold constitutional office, demand today that the powers...


13 December 2019
Hush Excellency

31 October 2019
Jammu and Kashmir Bifurcation: All You Need To Know

Jammu and Kashmir Bifurcation: All You Need To Know

Jammu and Kashmir is no more a state; it has been divided into two Union Territories. Here is what all has changed.


01 September 2019
5 New Governors Appointed, Kalraj Mishra Gets Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu BJP Chief Made Telangana Governor

5 New Governors Appointed, Kalraj Mishra Gets Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu BJP Chief Made Telangana Governor

The appointments take effect from the dates the new governors take charge of their respective offices.


29 July 2019
Anandiben Patel Sworn In As UP Governor

Anandiben Patel Sworn In As UP Governor

Anandiben Patel was serving as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh before being made Governor of Uttar Pradesh.


22 July 2019
'In A Fit Of Anger': Kashmir Governor Clarifies His 'Advice' To Militants

'In A Fit Of Anger': Kashmir Governor Clarifies His 'Advice' To Militants

After his comment evoked sharp criticism, Satya Pal Malik said that as a Governor of the state he should have avoided making such comment.


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20 July 2019
Anandiben Patel Appointed UP Governor, Lalji Tandon Replaces Her In MP

Anandiben Patel Appointed UP Governor, Lalji Tandon Replaces Her In MP

The government Saturday transferred two governors and made fresh appointments in some states.


16 July 2019
Senior BJP Leaders Uikey, Harichandan Appointed Governors Of Chhattisgarh And Andhra Pradesh

Senior BJP Leaders Uikey, Harichandan Appointed Governors Of Chhattisgarh And Andhra Pradesh

Anusuiya Uikey, a BJP leader from Madhya Pradesh, is currently the Vice-Chairman of the National Scheduled Tribes Commission.


20 May 2019
Would've Been Better If Decision Came 20 Days Ago: O P Rajbhar On His Sacking From UP Cabinet

Would've Been Better If Decision Came 20 Days Ago: O P Rajbhar On His Sacking From UP Cabinet

SBSP leader Om Prakash Rajbhar further added that had the decision been taken around 20 days ago, it would have been much better for him.


04 April 2019
Kalyan Singh In Trouble As President Kovind Sends EC Letter To Centre For Appropriate Action

Kalyan Singh In Trouble As President Kovind Sends EC Letter To Centre For Appropriate Action

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh had said Narendra Modi should become the prime minister again. The Election Commission took umbrage to this saying he violated...


14 February 2019
Delhi Vs Centre: SC Verdict Against Constitution, Democracy; Will Seek Legal Remedies, Says Kejriwal

Delhi Vs Centre: SC Verdict Against Constitution, Democracy; Will Seek Legal Remedies, Says Kejriwal

The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a split verdict on the contentious issue of control of services in the National Capital Territory in the tussle between...


15 February 2019
Deep Throat

Deep Throat

A regular column on the essential buzz


21 December 2018
Pulwama Killings Have Put J&K Assembly Elections On Backburner

Pulwama Killings Have Put J&K Assembly Elections On Backburner

Alleged punitive ­killings of civilians are likely to keep state polls away


12 December 2018
Rich And Powerful In Kashmir Live Better Life Than Emperor Jahangir: Governor Satya Pal Malik

Rich And Powerful In Kashmir Live Better Life Than Emperor Jahangir: Governor Satya Pal Malik

The Governor said that from the day one he has raised the issue of corruption and taken stringent measures against it but he was “accused by a big politician...


12 December 2018
RBI has Good Reputation, Functional Autonomy In Decision Making Sacred: Arvind Subramanian

RBI has Good Reputation, Functional Autonomy In Decision Making Sacred: Arvind Subramanian

Progress on the steps taken by Governor Shaktikanta Das' predecessor Urjit Patel to restore financial system integrity will be a key thing to assess any damage...


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