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BJP's Dilip Ghosh asks 'upset' leader Tathagata Roy to leave party
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BJP's Dilip Ghosh asks 'upset' leader Tathagata Roy to leave party

Roy had been critical of the decisions taken by BJP leaders like Kailash Vijayvargiya, Dilip Ghosh, Arvind Menon and Shiv Prakash, blaming them in a series of tweets for the saffron camp's poor show in the March-April assembly polls

Governor Gavin Newsom stays in power as recall fails in Democratic state of California
World

Governor Gavin Newsom stays in power as recall fails in Democratic state of California

Newsom said he wanted to focus on what California said 'yes' to as a state: 'We said yes to science, we said yes to vaccines, we said yes to ending this pandemic'

Lt Gen Gurmit Singh, former DCAS, sworn in as Governor of Uttarakhand
India

Lt Gen Gurmit Singh, former DCAS, sworn in as Governor of Uttarakhand

Lt Gen Singh succeeds Baby Rani Maurya, who resigned three years before completing her tenure

Centre changes governors in eight states; Thawarchand Gehlot is new Karnataka governor, Bandaru Dattatreya shifted to Haryana
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Centre changes governors in eight states; Thawarchand Gehlot is new Karnataka governor, Bandaru Dattatreya shifted to Haryana

Kambhampati Hari Babu, Lok Sabha MP from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh has been appointed as the Governor of Mizoram in place of PS Sreedharan Pillai, who has been shifted to Goa.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: City to scrap public viewing sites to reduce risk of COVID-19 infections
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: City to scrap public viewing sites to reduce risk of COVID-19 infections

Having postponed the Games for a year because of the pandemic, Japan has already banned overseas spectators — in an Olympics first — while reducing the number of participants, volunteers and guests.

Koshyari's letter to Thackeray doesn't befit the impartiality expected from Governor's office
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Koshyari's letter to Thackeray doesn't befit the impartiality expected from Governor's office

Governors must loathe appearing as agents or appointees of the Central Government if they are to maintain their impartiality and the confidence of their ministers

Day after criticising Mamata Banerjee for 'appeasement', outgoing West Bengal governor claims his statement was misinterpreted
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Day after criticising Mamata Banerjee for 'appeasement', outgoing West Bengal governor claims his statement was misinterpreted

Outgoing West Bengal governor praised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, stating that the TMC chief had the vision and power to implement her decisions.

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut calls Karnataka’s political turmoil ‘real drama’, says collapse of non-BJP govt ‘bound to happen’
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Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut calls Karnataka’s political turmoil ‘real drama’, says collapse of non-BJP govt ‘bound to happen’

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday called the political turmoil in neighbouring Karnataka as 'real drama'. He says ‘collapse’ of non-BJP government was ‘bound to happen’. The JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka plunged into a crisis on Saturday, with 13 MLAs of the alliance submitting their resignation to the Speaker.

West Bengal TMC-BJP clashes LIVE updates: Governor KN Tripathi meets Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to apprise them of situation in state
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West Bengal TMC-BJP clashes LIVE updates: Governor KN Tripathi meets Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to apprise them of situation in state

West Bengal TMC-BJP clashes LIVE updates: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. The meeting lasted for more than thirty minutes as Tripathi briefed the prime minister about the prevailing situation in the state. Earlier, he also met Home Minister Amit Shah and briefed him as well.

BJP leader Gul Muhammad Mir shot dead in Anantnag: Governor orders inquiry into killing of political activists in Jammu and Kashmir
India

BJP leader Gul Muhammad Mir shot dead in Anantnag: Governor orders inquiry into killing of political activists in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Sunday condemned the killing of BJP leader Gul Muhammad Mir and ordered an inquiry into the killing of political activists belonging to various parties in the state in the past few months.

Satya Pal Malik's 'rotten potatoes' remark reeks of hypocricy: J&K governor must examine his own privileges before mocking others
India

Satya Pal Malik's 'rotten potatoes' remark reeks of hypocricy: J&K governor must examine his own privileges before mocking others

Last week, Satya Pal Malik said that many politicians and bureaucrats in Jammu and Kashmir have become wealthy and are not "sensitive towards society."

Fresh Jammu and Kashmir polls to be held before May, says Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat
India

Fresh Jammu and Kashmir polls to be held before May, says Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat

The Election Commission Thursday said fresh elections in Jammu and Kashmir would be held within the next six months even as it did not rule out the possibility of holding polls there before the Lok Sabha polls due next year.

Sajad Lone's bid to form Jammu and Kashmir govt shows he's learnt the hard way that political opportunity doesn't wait to knock
Politics

Sajad Lone's bid to form Jammu and Kashmir govt shows he's learnt the hard way that political opportunity doesn't wait to knock

Lone has long been written off as a bit-actor in Kashmir’s savage political story: an opportunist, his critics allege, lacking ideological and even moral fibre. This much is clear, though: he’s certain he belongs centre stage.

J&K governor dissolves Assembly: Some of his arguments ring true, but move will be viewed through partisan prism
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J&K governor dissolves Assembly: Some of his arguments ring true, but move will be viewed through partisan prism

Late Wednesday evening, Governor Satya Pal Malik announced the dissolution of the Assembly. Given the timing of the action, the governor’s motives seemed questionable.

Satya Pal Malik's decision to dissolve Jammu and Kashmir Assembly does great disservice to democratic traditions
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Satya Pal Malik's decision to dissolve Jammu and Kashmir Assembly does great disservice to democratic traditions

It is Satya Pal Malik's job to ensure that justice is not only done but is also seen to be done in Jammu and Kashmir. He has failed on this count.

J&K governor citing 'opposing political ideologies' as reason to dissolve Assembly needs more than a situational analysis
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J&K governor citing 'opposing political ideologies' as reason to dissolve Assembly needs more than a situational analysis

In Jammu and Kashmir, conflict is an unending story, and that has led to a political history, bringing Governor's Rule to the Valley repeatedly.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has walked into legal minefield by dissolving Assembly already in suspended animation
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Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has walked into legal minefield by dissolving Assembly already in suspended animation

The problem in Jammu and Kashmir is that the governor did not allow the alliance that claimed to have the numerical strength of more than 44 MLAs — the required strength in the Assembly to form the government — and prove its majority in the House, as is mandated by law.

J&K Assembly dissolution: Satya Pal Malik played willing hand in BJP's game to subvert institutions
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J&K Assembly dissolution: Satya Pal Malik played willing hand in BJP's game to subvert institutions

The timing of Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik dissolving the Assembly makes it clear that he moved under orders to forestall the formation of a government that would prove inimical to the BJP's calculations.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik meets Rajnath Singh to discuss panchayat polls in state
India

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik meets Rajnath Singh to discuss panchayat polls in state

Newly appointed Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and is believed to have discussed about the forthcoming election to local bodies in the state

Former RBI Guv Y V Reddy calls for doing away with dual control of PSBs by centre, RBI
Business

Former RBI Guv Y V Reddy calls for doing away with dual control of PSBs by centre, RBI

Reddy said consolidation of banks was not an answer to the NPA issue.