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
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’
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
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
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
Last week, Satya Pal Malik said that many politicians and bureaucrats in Jammu and Kashmir have become wealthy and are not "sensitive towards society."
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
Reddy said consolidation of banks was not an answer to the NPA issue.
Satya Pal Malik replaces NN Vohra as Jammu and Kashmir governor; Tathagata Roy appointed Meghalaya governor
Satya Pal Malik, who has served as a Union minister, was appointed the Jammu and Kashmir governor, replacing NN Vohra, who had held the post since 2008.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra has called an all-party meeting in Srinagar on Friday to discuss the situation in the wake of the implementation of governor's rule in the state
Clean India mission and internal security are among the important agendas listed for a two-day conference of governors and Lt Governors beginning Monday at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.
Ten people, mostly students, were killed when a teenage classmate armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire in a Texas high school Friday, the latest deadly school shooting to hit the United States.
JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy alleged that two of his MLAs were "hijacked" by the BJP from Bengaluru, but expressed hope that they would join his camp Saturday morning.