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  • Ram Naik sworn-in as UP Governor July 22, 2014

    Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Ram Naik was on Tuesday sworn-in as the 27th Governor of Uttar Pradesh at a ceremony held in Raj Bhawan in Lucknow. 80-year-old Naik was administered oath of office by Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court Justice Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud this evening. Chief Minister Akhilesh...
  • Will act as a bridge between UP,Centre: Ram Naik July 14, 2014

    Describing his appointment as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh as a "turning point" in his social and political life, senior BJP leader Ram Naik on Monday said that he would try to serve as a bridge between the state and the Central governments while discharging the gubernatorial responsibility. "I began working...
  • Ram Naik made UP Governor as Modi government appoints 6 new governors July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: After asking governors of six states including and West Bengal to step down from their positions, the Central government has now appointed governors for all the six states, say sources. Sources say the former Petroleum Minister Ram Naik has been made the Uttar Pradesh Governor and former Delhi...
  • Despite political storm, new UP Governor firm on 'janata darbars' June 27, 2014

    He is only a few days old in the Raj Bhavan in Lucknow. But Uttar Pradesh's acting Governor Aziz Qureshi is already courting controversy. Given additional charge of the state along with Uttarakhand, Qureshi, a former Congress leader, has struck a discordant note by announcing that he will hold a daily...
  • Aziz Qureshi takes oath as UP Governor June 23, 2014

    Uttrakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi was today administered oath of office as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh following the resignation of BL Joshi. Qureshi has been given additional charge of UP. Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court, Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud administered the oath to Qureshi at a function organised at Raj Bhawan...
  • Aziz Qureshi to assume additional charge as UP Governor June 20, 2014

    Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi will assume additional charge as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh on June 23. Qureshi was given the additional charge of UP Governor after BL Joshi resigned from the post on June 16 after a nudge from the Centre to some Governors appointed by the previous UPA government...
  • Governor BL Joshi's resignation worries Akhilesh government June 20, 2014

    Amid calls for the sacking of the Uttar Pradesh government over the rising crime graph, the exit of Governor BL Joshi is causing worry to the Samajwadi Party regime. Joshi's resignation on Tuesday is likely to add to the already mounting challenges for the Akhilesh Yadav government, which fears that a...
  • Rumours about governors' resignation an insult: K Sankaranarayanan June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: As speculations grow over the Narendra Modi government asking UPA appointed governors to step down, Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan has said that such rumours are insulting to the Constitutional post. "No one has a permanent post in Democracy. The rumours around governor's post is an insult to the constitutional...
  • Uttarakhand Governor given additional charge of Uttar Pradesh June 18, 2014

    The resignation of Uttar Pradesh governor BL Joshi has been accepted by President Pranab Mukherjee, an official said on Wednesday. Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi has been given the additional charge of UP. Joshi, a retired IPS official had assumed charge as UP governor in 2009 during the second term of the...
  • Uttar Pradesh governor BL Joshi resigns June 17, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi resigned on Tuesday after a nudge from the Centre to some Governors appointed by the previous UPA government to quit. His resignation has been received, Home Ministry sources said. The tenure of Joshi had expired a few months ago and he was sworn in again for another...
  • UP Governor BL Joshi steps down, sends his papers to MHA June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Governor Banwari Lal Joshi stepped down on Tuesday. He has sent his papers to the Home Ministry. The move came after the Narendra Modi government was mulling replacing Governors who were appointed by the UPA-II government. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the NDA government was planning...
  • Modi government mulls changing Governors in five states including UP June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is now mulling replacing Governors who were appointed by the UPA-II government. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the government is likely to change the Governors of Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Punjab. The Governor of Uttar Pradesh is BL Joshi, Kerala -...
  • Badaun gangrape: Centre to intervene on UP governor's report, says Kalraj Mishra June 2, 2014

    Describing the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh as "very grave" where women were not safe even in their homes, union MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra on Monday said the central government would step in if UP Governor BL Joshi sends a report on the situation in the state. Talking to...
  • British HC visits polling centres in Lucknow, Rae Bareli April 30, 2014

    British High Commissioner to India James David Bevan on Wednesday visited Lucknow and Rae Bareli and met candidates to know closely about the general election process in the country. According to official sources, Bevan, who reached Lucknow in the morning, visited several polling centres. He later visited the Election Commission office...
  • LS polls: 57.1 per cent polling recorded on 14 seats; 2009 record broken April 30, 2014

    Breaking the 2009 voter turnout record, over 53.99 per cent voters on Wednesday exercised their franchise in the 4th phase of Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh. UP Governor BL Joshi, BSP supremo Mayawati, Congress candidate from Lucknow Rita Bahuguna Joshi, BJP National President Rajnath Singh and party leader Kalraj Mishra...
  • Congress delegation meets UP Governor over attack on party office April 1, 2014

    A Congress delegation on Monday met Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi seeking his help in ensuring immediate action on those who attacked and vandalised the party office recently. The delegation, led by senior leader Ram Kishan Dwivedi, in a memorandum to the Governor, cited the sequence of events and stressed that...
  • UP Governor, chief minister extend Holi greetings March 16, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav have extended their greetings to the people of the state on the festival of Holi. The governor, in his message, said the festival of Holi gives message of love and harmony irrespective of caste and religion. He also appealed the people...
  • Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges in India, says UP Governor BL Joshi March 10, 2014

    Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges India is facing on Monday and there is a great need for the forces to tackle it completely, Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi said in Lucknow on Monday. "Terrorism both within and outside India has affected the development process of the country and there...
  • BL Joshi sworn-in as UP Governor for second term March 6, 2014

    BL Joshi was sworn-in as the Uttar Pradesh Governor for the second time today by Allahabad High Court Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud. At a function here at Rajbhawan, Joshi was sworn in as the Governor for the second term in presence of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Chief Minister Akhilesh...
  • RLD MLAs go shirtless in Assembly, ask government to clear cane farmers' dues February 20, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh assembly session on Thursday began on a stormy note as legislators raised anti-government slogans and two of them took off their shirts protesting over various issues. The bedlam started as soon as Governor BL Joshi began his address to the joint sitting of the two houses of the state...
  • Akhilesh asks police to restore confidence in people February 19, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said law and order problem should be addressed in a manner so as to restore people's confidence in the police. Addressing IPS Officers on the conclusion of Police Week at his official residence, he stressed on improving the image of the police in...
  • BJP to boycott Governor's address as Assembly session begins February 19, 2014

    The 10-day session of the Uttar Pradesh state legislature will begin on Wednesday with the address of Governor BL Joshi to the joint sitting of both the state legislative assembly and the state council. While the session has been called to pass the interim budget for the next three months, the...
  • Restore confidence in people, Akhilesh tells police officers February 19, 2014

    In the wake of increasing crimes in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said law and order should be addressed in a manner so as to restore people's confidence in the police. Addressing IPS Officers on the conclusion of Police Week at his official residence, he stressed on improving...
  • UP Assembly session to begin on Wednesday, BJP to boycott governor’s address February 18, 2014

    Opposition BJP on Tuesday claimed the Uttar Pradesh Government has “failed” on all fronts and it would boycott the Governor’s joint address highlighting the SP led government’s achievements in the state Assembly on Wednesday. BJP Legislature Party leader Hukum Singh said “the Governor’s address will be an account of the activities...
  • Governor felicitates police officials on Republic Day January 26, 2014

    The 65th Republic Day was celebrated with usual pomp and gaiety amidst tight security with Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi taking salute of an impressive parade in Lucknow on Sunday. Contingents of Army, Police, Home Guards, NCC and school children, among others, participated in the parade in which the highlight was...
  • Two Ministers of State elevated to Cabinet rank January 18, 2014

    Two Ministers of State of the Uttar Pradesh government were on Saturday elevated to the rank of Cabinet minister. Ministers of State Manoj Pandey and Gayatri Prasad Prajapati were administered the oath by Governor BL Joshi at the Raj Bhawan. Though name of MLA Shivakant Ojha was also announced for taking...
  • Opposition questions Akhilesh Yadav's move to expand cabinet January 18, 2014

    The Akhilesh Yadav cabinet in Uttar Pradesh will be expanded for the fourth time later on Saturday, official sources said. The opposition slammed the expansion move, terming it a futile exercise. The oath taking ceremony will be held at the Raj Bhavan and Governor BL Joshi is likely to swear in...
  • Kanpur University's 28th convocation ceremony on Dec 23 December 17, 2013

    Kanpur University will hold its 28th convocation ceremony on December 23 and the event will be presided over by Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi. Padma Bhushan awardee and CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow at National Chemical Laboratory (Pune) Dr Raghunath Ananth Mashelkar will be the main speaker at the function, university Vice-Chancellor Ashok Kumar said. At the function, 88...
  • BJP leaders meet Governor BL Joshi over sugarcane prices December 4, 2013

    A delegation of BJP leaders on Wednesday met Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi and requested him to direct the state government to fix cane price at Rs 325 per quintal and ensure that farmers are paid their dues with interest. The delegation led by BJP legislative party leader Hukum Singh, senior...
  • Justice Chandrachud is new Chief Justice of Allahabad HC October 31, 2013

    Justice Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court on Thursday. He was administered the oath of office by Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi at a ceremony held inside the High Court premises which was attended by a number of judges and senior advocates. Born...