Murmu served as the first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir after it was made a Union tTerritory last year
Manoj Sinha is new J&K Lt Guv: After bureaucrat Murmu, Centre's choice of career politico is intriguing
Much like his predecessor GC Murmu, Sinha's greatest challenge will be to remove the sense of alienation keenly felt in the Valley.
Sinha was a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government between 2014 and 2019
Murmu had on 29 October last year taken over as the first L-G of the Union Territory after the state of Jammu and Kashmir was sliced into two UTs
Raj Bhavan's messaging in Rajasthan and J&K is yet another reminder of gubernatorial overreach in contemporary Indian politics
It is extremely doubtful whether any canon of gubernatorial propriety allows a Governor to say that the chief minister of the state which he ceremonially heads is running a ‘police state’ as Dhankar did early in May this year.
EC takes exception to J&K LG's remark on poll schedule, says refrain from 'interfering' in constitutional duties
The statement came after media reports quoted GC Murmu as saying that polls in the UT can be held after the delimitation exercise which is underway
Jammu and Kashmir youth jobless and hopeless accuse administration of betrayal after govt scraps recruitment for 1,450 posts in J&K Bank
Having waited for almost a year and a half, the youth in Jammu and Kashmir who appeared in the exams for 250 probationary officers (PO) and 1,200 banking associates in J&K Bank are feeling betrayed after the govt scrapped the recruitment process citing citing 'legal infirmities' in the examination process
Security tightened in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Republic Day; all infiltration routes barricaded, check posts set up say officials
Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor GC Murmu will take the salute at the Maulana Azad Stadium, the main venue of the Republic Day function in the newly created Union Territory on 26 January
GC Murmu says Jammu and Kashmir administration will expedite infrastructure projects in UT during review visits
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu reviewed the progress of a number of projects in the winter capital of the Union territory on Friday and said the administration will expedite the works.
Normal communication channels in J&K will be opened after review, says L-G Murmu after allowing partial 2G Internet in five districts of Jammu
Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu on Wednesday said that normal communication channels will be opened in the Jammu and Ksahmir region after a review
Arrested cop Davinder Singh is a 'black sheep', was part of conspiracy with terrorists, says advisor to Jammu and Kashmir L-G
Terming Deputy Superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Davinder Singh, arrested in the company of two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, as a "black sheep", Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu's advisor Farooq Khan on Tuesday said the credit to identify and nab him goes to the state police, which has a history of making thousands of sacrifices in the fight against terrorism.
Group of 16 envoys reaches Srinagar; will visit Jammu, meet L-G GC Murmu and civil society members during two-day visit
A group of 16 envoys arrived in Srinagar on Thursday for a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. This is the second visit by foreign envoys to the Union Territory after the erstwhile state’s special status
J&K village defence committees protest over pending salaries in Jammu, seek L-G GC Murmu's intervention
Village Defence Committees (VDCs), which serve as 'security arch' to defend remote and hilly villages against terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, on Thursday held a protest here demanding the release of pending salaries
Lieutenant-governors of new Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh take oath; Centre's reorganisation move comes into effect
The two Union Territories — Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir — came into existence on Thursday after the Centre abrogated the special status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated it on 5 August
J&K reorganised into UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh: Security under Centre's ambit; state constitution, Ranbir Penal Code abolished
The two union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh came into effect on the same day as Sardar Vallabhai Patel’s 144th birth anniversary under the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act.
Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh become UTs; L-Gs RK Mathur, GC Murmu administered oath of office in Leh, Srinagar
Jammu and Kashmir, which has been part of the Union of India since 1947, ceased to be a state at midnight (Wednesday-Thursday), nearly three months after it was bifurcated into two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh
Ex-defence secretary RK Mathur sworn in as Ladakh's first L-G; Umang Narula appointed as his advisor
Former defence secretary RK Mathur was on Thursday sworn-in as the first Lieutenant Governor of strategically located Union Territory of Ladakh, which came into existence after the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir.