GOPALKRISHNA GANDHI

  • Frenzy to bring to helm sectarian bigotry, says Gopalkrishna Gandhi April 15, 2014

    Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Tuesday slammed the "frenzy" to bring to India's helm the reign of an "ethnic majority, sectarian bigotry and denominational autocracy" in the name of "strength". He also criticised sections of media who have become "trumpeters" of what they see as the coming change, in...
  • CBI is seen as government's hatchet: Gopalkrishna Gandhi April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI was in for some harsh words on Tuesday when former Governor of West Bengal Gopalkrishna Gandhi said the central probe agency had gained notoriety as "government's hatchet" and "department of dirty tricks" which was clothed in "opacity" with perfume of "mystery". Delivering 15th DP Kohli Memorial...
  • Union cabinet approves Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The union cabinet on Thursday approved the establishment of the Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission to conserve and restore the sites associated with the Father of the Nation. "The mission would be entrusted with the identification, collation and assessment of information on Gandhi heritage material for its management and deployment,"...
  • Vice President poll: UPA to announce nominee today July 14, 2012

    New Delhi: As the Presidential poll nears, the UPA is expected to announce its Vice Presidential candidate. The ruling coalition which will be meeting on Saturday, is likely to give a second term to incumbent Hamid Ansari. However, Mamata Banerjee is playing spoilsport once again. Sources say the Trinamool Congress (TMC)...
  • When Mahatma threatened to throw out wife September 27, 2011

    New Delhi: The heroes of modern India have come alive in their human avatars in a new anthology of biographical sketches by noted writer and former governor of West Bengal Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. The volume, 'Of A Certain Age', profiles icons like Mahatma Gandhi, Acharya Kriplani, Jayaprakash...
  • West Bengal communists see red at Governor August 10, 2009

    Kolkata: Continuing its attack on West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the state's ruling communists on Sunday called him "partial" in his remarks on important political issues. "I am not saying softly that he has not been impartial. I am clearly saying he (Gopalkrishna Gandhi) has been quite biased and passed onesided...
  • Bengal Governor slams state's politics of terror August 7, 2009

    Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi lashed out at the Left Front government in the state for not doing enough to stop the postelection violence. He's said that the situation in the state is one of a political tandav. "Following the elections to the 15th Lok Sabha, our state has witnessed a...
  • WB Governor tries hard to hold on to Nano project September 4, 2008

    New Delhi: After a clash of words for days, the two sides seem to be heading for talks. Climbing down from her hand stand, Mamata Bannerjee held out a ray of hope. "We want a settlement. Let both industry and agriculture smile," said Mamata Bannerjee in an exclusive interview to CNNIBN. Sources...
  • Bengal Governor says no to power, CPIM sees red May 7, 2008

    Kolkata: Showing Gandhigiri, West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi went without light on Wednesday after deciding to have voluntary power cuts at Raj Bhavan triggering a spat with the Communist Party of IndiaMarxist (CPIM) which felt the gubernatorial post should be abolished. The action of Mahatma Gandhi's grandson came as an embarrassment...