MK NARAYANAN

  • Separatism in Kashmir has come down: ex National Security Adviser September 24, 2014

    London: While secessionist tendencies in Kashmir have reduced substantially, former National Security Adviser MK Narayanan has warned against a new version of jihad in India posed by al-Qaeda and cyber terrorism. "In Kashmir, separatism has come down substantially," the former director of Intelligence Bureau said at a lecture on Wednesday. Describing...
  • Ex-NSA chief warns of jihadi wave in India September 23, 2014

    London: A new version of jihad is attracting "small but steady stream" of Indians to join Islamic State movement in Syria, Former National Security Advisor (NSA) MK Narayanan warned on Tuesday. "New version jihad is proving to be highly attractive for its strength is spiritual purity. More and more youngsters find...
  • CBI quizzes Goa Governor as a witness in AgustaWestland chopper deal July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Goa Governor BV Wangchoo is being questioned as witness by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the AgustaWestland hulti crore helicopter scam. Wangchoo was serving as chief of the Special Protection Group at the time of the deal. He is believed to have been involved in...
  • CBI to quiz Goa Governor in the AgustaWestland scam July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: After former West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will now be questioning Goa Governor BV Wangchoo. A team of the CBI is in Goa to question him. Wangchoo was serving as chief of the Special Protection Group at the time of the deal....
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 30, 2014

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  • West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan resigns June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan stepped down on Monday after seeking time to reach on a decision. His resignation comes in the series of resignations of Governors who were appointed by the UPA government and have now been asked by the Narendra Modi government to quit. Earlier last week,...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 27, 2014

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  • News 360: Delhi University scraps FYUP, admissions yet to begin June 27, 2014

    Celebrations erupted as the week long impasse between Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) finally ended on Friday with the Vice Chancellor agreeing to scrap the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). ...
  • CBI questions West Bengal Governor as witness in AgustaWestland deal June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cenntral Bureau of Investigation has questioned West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan in the AgustaWestland chopper scam probe. MK Narayanan was questioned as a witness in the scam probe. MK Narayanan was the National Security Advisor at time of the chopper deal. He had presided over a meeting which...
  • AgustaWestland deal: Centre seeks AG's view on questioning Governors June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking a fresh opinion on whether serving Governors can be questioned, the government has asked the view of new Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on the issue relating to CBI's plans to quiz two of them as witnesses in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal. Former Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran had...
  • Nagaland Governor willing to quit, Bengal's MK Narayanan seeks time June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Nagaland Governor Ashwini Kumar has informed Home Minister Rajnath Singh that he is willing to step down, according to sources. Sources say that West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan has sought more time to make up his mind. Both Kumar and Narayanan met the Home Minister on Friday, say sources....
  • AgustaWestland deal: CBI to quiz Bengal, Goa Governors, say sources June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to question Goa Governor BV Wanchoo and West Bengal's MK Narayanan in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, said sources on Friday. The investigating agency has sought time from both the Governors. The CBI claimed that they want to questions the Governors...
  • Chopper deal: CBI says it wants to quiz Governors as witnesses May 18, 2014

    CBI has clarified to Law Ministry that it wants to question two Governors M K Narayanan and B V Wanchoo of West Bengal and Goa respectively as "witnesses" in connection with its probe in the VVIP helicopter deal. The Law Ministry, after initially denying permission to the CBI, recently asked the...
  • WB Governor accepts Ganguly's resignation, sends it to Chief Secretary January 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Accepting the resignation of former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly from the post of Chairman of the West Bengal Human rights Commission, Bengal Governor MK Narayanan has forwarded his resignation to the state chief secretary. The governor is also learnt to have forwarded the resignation to the office of...
  • News 360: Justice Ganguly quits as WBHRC chief January 6, 2014

    Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Monday, said sources. According to sources, Justice Ganguly met Governor MK Narayanan in the day at Raj Bhawan in Kolkata and submitted his resignation. ...
  • Journalists beaten up by policemen in front of Mamata Banerjee January 2, 2014

    Three journalists were badly beaten up by the police on Thursday when there was a mad scramble for space to cover a programme attended by state Governor MK Narayanan and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a function held in front of the relocated state secretariat. The space was too narrow for...
  • Kolkata gangrape case: Minor set ablaze by accused, say police January 2, 2014

    Kolkata: In a dramatic twist in the Kolkata gangrape case from October 2013 , the police said on Thursday that the 16yearold girl who was gangraped in October didn't commit suicide but was set ablaze by the accused. The police have appealed in the court to initiate charges against two...
  • Gangraped minor succumbs to her burn injuries, Mamata faces heat January 1, 2014

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government is once again under intense criticism from political parties over women's security after a 16yearold gangraped girl succumbed to her burn injuries on Tuesday evening in Kolkata. The girl's father, who is a taxi driver and close to Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) has...
  • Aamir Khan to pay tribute to Maulana Azad at Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival December 18, 2013

    Kolkata: Superstar Aamir Khan would pay tribute to his great grand uncle and freedom fighter Maulana Abul Kalam Azad here next month at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF), commemorating his 125th birth anniversary. Khan, who plays the bad guy in the muchawaited film 'Dhoom 3' releasing this Friday, would deliver...
  • Pranab Mukherjee to visit Darjeeling on November 10 October 26, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a day's trip to Darjeeling on November 10 to inaugurate the 125th anniversary celebrations of North Point School, official sources said. The President would return to New Delhi on the same day. Arrangements have already started for the President's tour with district police and administration authorities...
  • CPI-M protests, moves governor on Bengal leader's murder September 10, 2013

    Kolkata: The Communist Party of India-Marxist on Tuesday demanded the intervention of West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan to nab the culprits responsible for the murder of its leader Jahangir Alam allegedly by the Trinamool Congress-backed assailants. But Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee dismissed the allegation, pointing fingers at CPI-M's internal feuds. Apprehending that the...
  • WB Governor disapproves of demand for Gorkhaland August 8, 2013

    West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Wednesday disapproved of the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha which is enforcing an indefinite bandh in Darjeeling, saying the state should remain united. "What we want is peace. What we want is to keep Bengal united," Narayanan told reporters...
  • WB: 20 killed in political clashes ahead of panchayat elections June 30, 2013

    Kolkata: Political violence has already claimed 20 lives ahead of the panchayat polls in West Bengal. The five phase panchayat polls in July is a referendum on Mamata's two years in power a high stake political battle between the Trinamool Congress, the Left Front, the Congress and the BJP...
  • Don't create controversy over every act of Mamata's: Governor June 20, 2013

    Kolkata: Two days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's visit to Kamduni village where she shouted at antirape protestors, Governor MK Narayanan on Wednesday urged media not to create controversy over every act of the Trinamool Congress supremo. "Don't dissect whatever she does. Don't create unnecessary controversy," Narayanan told media...
  • WB chit fund scam: Governor calls special Assembly session April 26, 2013

    Kolkata: West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan has called a special session of the state Assembly next week beginning April 29 to discuss the chit fund scam. Speaker Biman Banerjee, in fact, has called an allparty meeting at 3 pm on Friday to discuss the special session. But the TMC wants...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 12, 2013

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  • News 360: 2 dead, 6 injured in freak road accident in Mumbai April 12, 2013

    A freak 18vehicle pileup in Mumbai left two people dead and six injured. ...
  • Mamata not taking responsibility for attack on Presidency University: Students April 12, 2013

    Two days after Presidency University was vandalised by alleged Trinamool Congress workers, the Governor addressed students at the campus on Friday evening. ...
  • WB Governor calls Presidency attack a blot, says he failed April 12, 2013

    Kolkata: An emotional West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Friday addressed the students of the Presidency University and said sorry for the violence that had taken place two days ago on its campus. "I want to assure the students that this will never happen again. You, especially the girl students,...
  • TMC worker among 4 arrested for ransacking Presidency University April 12, 2013

    Kolkata: Two days after the attack on the Presidency University in Kolkata by alleged Trinamool Congress workers, four people, including a TMC worker, have been arrested. Those arrested are Shubhojeet Burman, Jayanta Haldar, Vishal Jaiswal and Pushkar Kumar Das. In the first clear admission of a TMC hand in the...