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.
Independence Day 2017: Haryana governor Kaptan Singh Solanki calls for united efforts to defeat anti-national forces
Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki cautioned people against the threats of terrorism and called for united efforts by every citizen to defeat anti-national forces.
The pro-tem Speaker performs the duties of the office of the Speaker from the commencement of the sitting of the House till the election of the Speaker.
A controversy has erupted over Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda administering the oath of office to new members of State Information Commission.
Solanki said though his opinion was personal, he would look into all aspects before taking a decision on the Centre's directive to annul the Act passed by the state Assembly, to which the former Governor has already accorded sanction.
Veteran BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Kaptan Singh Solanki was tonight appointed the Governor of Haryana in place of Jagannath Pahadia who completes his tenure tomorrow.