Governor

  • Jan Lokpal Bill: Lieutenant Governor is a Congress agent, says AAP 09-02-2014 06:22 PM

    Former journalist and Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson Ashutosh said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has made it clear that we will go to any extent to pass the Jan Lokpal Bill. The party will stand by him. We believe that the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung is working as a...
  • Will go to any extend to get Jan Lokpal Bill passed, says Kejriwal 08-02-2014 09:45 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that he will go to any extent to have it passed. But the AAP government has now clarified that they never sought legal opinion from 4 experts on the Jan Lokpal Bill. It says they only sought opinion on the Home Ministry...
  • Delhi Jan Lokpal: Has Kejriwal sparked off a constitutional crisis? 07-02-2014 09:40 PM

    Tensions between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung have escalated over the Jan Lokpal Bill. The AAP has accused Jung of working for the Congress. The stage is now set for a confrontation between the Centre and the state. ...
  • AAP vs DCW chief: Kejriwal pushes for 'fair, unbiased person' for post 30-01-2014 11:26 AM

    The Delhi Lieutenant Governor has sought legal opinion after the AAP government sent a recommendation to him to appoint eminent social worker Maitreyi Pushpa as the DCW chairperson in place of Barkha Singh, who has accused AAP of threatening her. ...
  • AAP government, police at logger heads, Kejriwal meets Shinde 17-01-2014 09:07 PM

    Controversy continues to haunt the newly elected Aam Aadmi Party government. A day after Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti demanded to raid a prostitution racket allegedly run by the Africans, the African women who were questioned by locals have now filed a complaint with the Delhi Police claiming that they...
  • News 360: Justice Ganguly quits as WBHRC chief 06-01-2014 09:46 PM

    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. ...
  • Adarsh scam: Governor declines sanction to prosecute Ashok Chavan 18-12-2013 10:17 PM

    In a set back to the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, the Governor exercised his discretion to decline sanction to prosecute former chief minister Ashok Chavan in the case. Chavan one of the 13 to be chargesheeted by the CBI will now effectively not stand...
  • The Last Word: What are the key challenges facing the new RBI governor? 04-09-2013 11:48 PM

    Raghuram Rajan, a suave, unflappable University of Chicago economist, stepped into the heart of the storm roiling India's economy on Thursday as the Reserve Bank of India's new governor and chief defender of a nose-diving rupee. The currency has plunged nearly 20 per cent since May as Asia's third-largest economy...
  • High hopes riding on new RBI chief Raghuram Rajan 07-08-2013 05:48 PM

    Born in Bhopal in 1963, Raghuram Rajan has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and a PhD in management from the MIT. ...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts case: I am innocent, says Zaibunisa Kazi 27-03-2013 10:20 AM

    Zaibunisa Kazi, who has been convicted for the same charges as Sanjay Dutt, sent a letter to the Maharashtra Governor seeking pardon. ...
  • Appointment of ex-CBI director as Nagaland governor reveals nexus with govt: MM Joshi 11-03-2013 02:47 PM

    Senior BJP leader MM Joshi has hit out at the Congress for appointing former CBI director Ashwini Kumar as Nagaland governor. He said that this was an unhealthy nexus. ...
  • Delhi govt sources term Shunglu report as malicious 29-03-2011 05:21 PM

    Delhi government sources on Tuesday termed the Shunglu Committee report as malicious. "Shunglu Committee report is malicious towards the government," Delhi government sources told CNN-IBN. Sources said that KPMG was appointed as a consultant for Rs 2.5 crore to make reports and that no tender system was adopted. ...
  • Taseer's family speaks out on his assassination 11-01-2011 10:53 PM

    The Governor of Pakistan Punjab province Salman Taseer was assassinated last Tuesday. ...
  • Can a Governor act against corrupt ministers? 13-07-2010 11:53 PM

    Karnataka Governor met the President Pratibha Patil and demanded removal of Reddy brothers from state Cabinet. ...
  • Watch: Tainted film city project scrapped 01-12-2009 11:24 PM

    Governor Rodrigues is likely to face intense heat in the immediate future. ...
  • Chidambaram, Jharkhand Governor condemn cop's killing 06-10-2009 10:47 PM

    Jharkhand Governor says Naxal problem not limited to the state alone. ...
  • Watch: Sarah Palin is angry and hitting it back 10-01-2009 04:11 PM

    She's singling out individuals who she believes crossed a line. ...
  • Governor charged for 'selling' Obama's Senate seat 10-12-2008 03:23 PM

    Rod Blago-Jevich was taken into federal custody on Tuesday. ...
  • National Wipes: News from across India 09-05-2008 11:17 PM

    CNN-IBN panel of experts discuss Chennai Super Kings' easy win over Deccan Chargers in the sixth match of the Indian Premier League. ...
  • NY Guv resigns over call girl racket amid media frenzy 14-03-2008 12:29 AM

    Ranchi: Rookie fast bowler Varun Aaron on Sunday said he was feeling great at finding a berth in the 15-member Indian cricket team for the first Test against the West Indies next month. I am feeling good, Aaron told PTI when asked how it felt like after learning that he...
  • Bobby Jindal, an example for all NRIs: US supporters 21-10-2007 05:45 PM

    Melbourne: With a packed international schedule awaiting them in the next few months, Australian captain Ricky Ponting, pacer Mitchell Johnson and all-rounder Shane Watson were on Tuesday rested from the 14-member squad for the one-day series against India starting October 17. Player workload management is particularly important over the course...
  • Jindal's parents thanked American citizens 21-10-2007 03:30 PM

    Jindal became the first non-White and the youngest Governor of the US. ...
  • Centre reshuffles gubernatorial positions; Tiwari goes to AP 20-08-2007 12:22 AM

    Former Uttarakhand chief minister N D Tiwari has been appointed the Governor of Andhra Pradesh. Meghalaya governor B L Joshi will be the new Governor of Uttarakhand. ...