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Tathagata Roy expresses desire to join active politics: A rundown of veteran leader's controversial tweets
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Tathagata Roy expresses desire to join active politics: A rundown of veteran leader's controversial tweets

As of now, Tathagata Roy has not been given any other post, although he has expressed his desire to return to active politics in West Bengal

Goa governor Satya Pal Malik transferred to Meghalaya; Bhagat Singh Koshyari to take charge of coastal state
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Goa governor Satya Pal Malik transferred to Meghalaya; Bhagat Singh Koshyari to take charge of coastal state

Malik will be replacing Tathagata Roy who completed his five-year tenure on the gubernatorial post. Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has been given the additional charge of Goa

Situation remains tense in Meghalaya as toll in clashes over CAA rises to three; curfew lifted in parts of Shillong
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Situation remains tense in Meghalaya as toll in clashes over CAA rises to three; curfew lifted in parts of Shillong

Clashes broke out between KSU and non-tribals during anti-CAA rally demanding implementation of ILP at Ichamati

Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy blames father of 8-yr-old killed during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in Varanasi
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Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy blames father of 8-yr-old killed during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in Varanasi

On Sunday, Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy blamed the father of an eight-year-old boy who was killed during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in Varanasi on Friday.

Shiv Sena accuses Maharashtra Governor of 'malafide' action: Bhagat Singh Koshyari joins list of controversial governors appointed by Narendra Modi govt
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Shiv Sena accuses Maharashtra Governor of 'malafide' action: Bhagat Singh Koshyari joins list of controversial governors appointed by Narendra Modi govt

Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari has found himself in the middle of a political controversy after the Shiv Sena filed a petition in Supreme Court accusing him of 'arbitrary and malafide' action. The party has alleged that he did so by refusing an extension in deadline sought to submit the 'requisite letter of support' to prove Sena's claim to form a government in Maharashtra.

Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy sparks row on Twitter; asks fans why support East Bengal while being in West Bengal
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Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy sparks row on Twitter; asks fans why support East Bengal while being in West Bengal

Tathagata Roy kicked up a controversy when he asked supporters of East Bengal football club why they support the club, sitting in West Bengal.

64 year-old Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy passes away at hospital in Gurugram after brief illness
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64 year-old Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy passes away at hospital in Gurugram after brief illness

Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Gurugram following a brief illness, officials said, he was 64.

The changing face of Meghalaya: A tale of poorly planned development and tourism
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The changing face of Meghalaya: A tale of poorly planned development and tourism

Before Meghalaya was exposed to the outside world, the hearth was the centre of daily entertainment, with folk tales being narrated by the older generations, and folk music being played. Now, with rising tourism numbers and poorly planned development, the 'abode of the clouds' must fight to save its ecosystem and local culture

Mamata Banerjee slams Tathagata Roy after Meghalaya governor tweets, 'Bengali boys sweep floors, girls dance in bars'
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Mamata Banerjee slams Tathagata Roy after Meghalaya governor tweets, 'Bengali boys sweep floors, girls dance in bars'

Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy has triggered another storm by claiming that Bengali boys sweep the floors of houses across the country these days and Bengali girls dance in Mumbai's bars

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Geneva convention, opinionated Meghalaya governor, education in Bihar; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Geneva convention, opinionated Meghalaya governor, education in Bihar; today's must-read stories

The convention clearly states PoWs cannot be prosecuted for taking a direct part in hostilities.

‘Why shouldn’t I hold an opinion?’: Meghalaya guv Tathagata Roy on Kashmir, social media trolls and secularism
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‘Why shouldn’t I hold an opinion?’: Meghalaya guv Tathagata Roy on Kashmir, social media trolls and secularism

Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy’s tweets have attracted sharp and widespread criticism and even spurred debate if governors are needed

'Boycott everything Kashmiri,' Tathagata Roy tweets after Pulwama attack, later claims he quoted a retired army colonel
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'Boycott everything Kashmiri,' Tathagata Roy tweets after Pulwama attack, later claims he quoted a retired army colonel

In the aftermath of the Pulwama attack, Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy courted another controversy, tweeting that 'everything Kashmiri' should be boycotted.

Tathagata Roy scraps tweet saying '26/11 attackers spared Muslims': Meghalaya governor no stranger to courting controversy
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Tathagata Roy scraps tweet saying '26/11 attackers spared Muslims': Meghalaya governor no stranger to courting controversy

Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy later admitted that his tweet on 26/11 Mumbai attacks was factually wrong and issued an apology on Twitter.

Ram Nath Kovind appoints 7 new governors: From socialist Satya Pal Malik to ex-Vajpayee aide Lalji Tandon; all you need to know
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Ram Nath Kovind appoints 7 new governors: From socialist Satya Pal Malik to ex-Vajpayee aide Lalji Tandon; all you need to know

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed governors for seven states — Bihar, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim, Meghalaya, and Tripura.

Satya Pal Malik replaces NN Vohra as Jammu and Kashmir governor; Tathagata Roy appointed Meghalaya governor
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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.

West Bengal governor takes temporary charge of Tripura after Tathagata Roy goes on leave
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West Bengal governor takes temporary charge of Tripura after Tathagata Roy goes on leave

A Raj Bhavan official said President Ram Nath Kovind on 6 June gave additional charge to Tripathi as Roy would go to the US for a month to meet his daughter and son-in-law there.

Tripura governor Tathagata Roy calls for peaceful panchayat polls in West Bengal
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Tripura governor Tathagata Roy calls for peaceful panchayat polls in West Bengal

Tripura governor Tathagata Roy expressed hope that the people of West Bengal will be able to cast their vote peacefully during tomorrow's panchayat polls.

Tripura governor Tathagata Roy says targeting PM over Kathua, Unnao rapes is 'vilification campaign' ahead of polls
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Tripura governor Tathagata Roy says targeting PM over Kathua, Unnao rapes is 'vilification campaign' ahead of polls

Terming the Unnao and Kathua rape incidents as "despicable, regrettable and condemnable", Tripura governor Tathagata Roy on Friday said targetting Prime Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the two cases was a "concerted slur"

Tripura guv Tathagata Roy finds logic in Biplab Deb's internet at time of Mahabharata remark, but Twitter isn't as forgiving
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Tripura guv Tathagata Roy finds logic in Biplab Deb's internet at time of Mahabharata remark, but Twitter isn't as forgiving

Biplab, however, stuck to his guns even though Twitterati trolled him for his "wisdom". "Narrow minded people find it tough to believe this. They want to belittle their own nation & think highly of other countries. Believe the truth. Don't get confused & don't confuse others," Biplab tweeted.

Biplab Kumar Deb sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Tripura: Narendra Modi says govt also for those who did not vote for BJP
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Biplab Kumar Deb sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Tripura: Narendra Modi says govt also for those who did not vote for BJP

Biplab Kumar Deb took oath as chief minister of Tripura, assuming charge of first BJP government in the state after ending 25 year rule of the Left Front