Gujarat Governor

  • Sanskrit is mother of all languages: Gujarat Governor 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Gujarat Governor O P Kohli said Sanskrit is the mother of all languages and no other language can flourish without its help. "Sanskrit is a pillar of our tradition, history and heritage which has made enormous contribution to what India is today. Sanskrit is the mother of all...
  • OP Kohli takes oath as Gujarat Governor July 16, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Senior BJP leader and former Rajya Sabha MP, OP Kohli was swornin as the 24th Governor of Gujarat at a ceremony held on Wednesday. At the beginning, Chief Secretary to Gujarat Government, Varesh Sinha read out the warrant of appointment by the President of India about Kohli's appointment as...
  • Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal transferred as Governor of Mizoram July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modiled NDA government is set to shuffle around UPA appointed governors. Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal has been transferred as Governor of Mizoram on Sunday. Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva will discharge the functions of Gujarat Governor in addition to her own duties. Mizoram Governor Vakkom Purushothaman has been...
  • Governor returns Gujarat Lokayukta Aayog Bill 2013 September 2, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Setting the stage for another confrontation with Narendra Modi government in Gujarat, Governor Kamla Beniwal on Monday returned the Gujarat Lokayukta Aayog Bill 2013 passed by the Assembly in April, 2013. "The Governor has not given her assent to Gujarat Lokayukta Aayog Bill 2013, which...
  • Modi govt's attitude will not be a challenge: Lokayukta January 2, 2013

    Ahmedabad: After the Supreme Court upheld the appointment of Lokayukta in Gujarat, Justice (retd) RA Mehta on Wednesday said the Modi government's attitude will not come in the way of his work. "I don't think Modi government's attitude will be a challenge for Lokayukta," Mehta said in reply to a...
  • Gujarat Raj Bhavan is a Congress House: Modi August 14, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Governor Kamla Beniwal, accusing her of conspiring with Congress against his government. At a public meeting in Junagadh, Modi alleged that Governor's residence had become 'Congress House'. "It is very unfortunate that people whose only aim is to defame...
  • Remove Gujarat Governor, BJP tells President May 30, 2012

    New Delhi: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by party president Nitin Gadkari met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday and demanded the removal of Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal for her alleged involvement in a graft case. The delegation had spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman, MPs Balbir Punj, Bhupendra Yadav and Arjun...
  • Land scam: BJP demands Gujarat Guv's resignation May 22, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Reiterating its demand for removal of Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal from her post over an alleged land scam, the BJP on Tuesday threatened to launch an agitation, if she did not tender her resignation in next three days. BJP general secretary Kirit Somaiya, who is also the coordinator of party's...
  • BJP demands probe into allegations against Gujarat Governor May 18, 2012

    BJP MPs created a ruckus in the Rajya Sabha demanding a probe against Gujarat Governor Kamala Beniwal. ...
  • Uproar over Gujarat Governor, RS adjourned twice May 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha was on Friday adjourned twice during the prenoon sitting as Opposition BJP stalled the proceedings over the alleged involvement of Gujarat Governor Kamla Devi Beniwal in a land grab case. BJP members led by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi demanded suspension of the Question Hour to discuss the issue,...
  • SC admits Modi's plea on Guj Lokayukta's appointment February 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will start hearing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's plea challenging the Gujarat High Court's order upholding the appoint mruled on Friday it will start the hearing in Gujarat Lokayukta appointment case from February 20 onwards. The Modi government had filed an appeal challenging the Gujarat High...
  • Row over Lokayukta: It's Modi vs Governor September 6, 2011

    New Delhi: The battle between the Gujarat government and the state's Governor over the appointment of Lokayukta continues. While the war of words continues in Parliament, there's also a legal battle now being fought in a Gandhinagar court. From Parliament to Gujarat Assembly, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP...
  • Uproar in RS, BJP demands recall of Guj Governor September 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Friday saw two adjournments before noon as Opposition BJP disrupted proceedings demanding recall of Gujarat Governor over appointment of Lokayukta. After the Government had clarified the issue of SGPC polls, BJP members rushed into the well shouting slogans demanding recall of Governor Kamala Beniwal. ...
  • Recall Gujarat Governor: Modi writes to PM September 2, 2011

    new Delhi: Senior BJP leaders will meet the President on Friday seeking Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal's immediate recall. This comes a day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi letter's to the PM.The Modi government has accused Beniwal of bypassing it while appointing retired Justice RA Mehta as Lokayukta. Once again,...