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Sep 01, 2019
President Ram Nath Kovind appoints new governors in Maharashtra, Kerala, Telangana, Rajasthan and Himachal PradeshProminent Muslim leader Arif Mohammed Khan, who quit the Rajiv Gandhi government in protest against the enactment of a law to nullify the Supreme Court verdict in the Shah Bano case, was on Sunday appointed as Governor, along with three BJP leaders.
May 25, 2018
BJP leaders Ganeshi Lal and Kummanam Rajasekharan appointed governors of Odisha and Mizoram respectivelyBJP leaders Ganeshi Lal and Kummanam Rajasekharan were on Friday appointed as governors of Odisha and Mizoram respectively.
May 16, 2018
Seven governors sign letter backing Donald Trump's name for Nobel Peace Prize for his 'peacemaking' efforts in KoreaSouth Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and a group of fellow governors are backing president Donald Trump's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, citing what they called Trump's "transformative efforts to bring peace to the Korean peninsula."
Oct 16, 2017
Venkaiah Naidu says governors mentor of govt, not 'political parallel power centres'Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said governors of states are not some "political parallel power centres", adding their duty was to be a "mentor and thought leader" to guide the government and the people.
Sep 30, 2017
Tamil Nadu, Bihar get full-time governors after Ram Nath Kovind appoints five new faces in reshuffleThe appointments of five governors, including for Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya, and Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, by President Ram Nath Kovind were announced on Saturday.
Jun 03, 2017
Paris Climate Agreement: Four US states join alliance committed to upholding dealThe governors of four US states (including two Republicans) are joining a bipartisan coalition of states which shall work to meet the goals of the Paris Deal.
Jul 14, 2016
After Arunachal Pradesh debacle, PM Modi must abolish post of governorIf the Narendra Modi government wants to show some contrition for using the governor's office to destabilise governments in Uttarakhand and Arunachal, it has a simple option: Abolish the post
Mar 18, 2016
Supreme Court reverses its order; allows CM, governors, ministers to be featured in public advertisementsThe Supreme Court's verdict came on pleas by Centre and seven states which claimed that the earlier verdict infringed fundamental rights.
Feb 09, 2016
Maintain sanctity of Constitution: President Pranab Mukherjee to GovernorsAmidst controversies over the role of Governors, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said all those who hold Constitutional positions should maintain sanctity of the Constitution.
Mar 31, 2015
Aziz Qureshi fails to break Mizoram jinx: State gets six governors in 9 monthsMizoram Governor Aziz Qureshi’s feud with the Centre has ended in defeat, but few expected him to win.