GOVERNOR

  • Let CBI do its investigation and come up with conclusions: West Bengal Governor November 23, 2014

    Commenting on the Saradha scam issue West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi said that he was to premature to comment on the subject. "Let the CBI do its investigation and come up with conclusions," said KN Tripathi. ...
  • Thrilled to visit the Golden Temple: South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley November 20, 2014

    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley speaks about coming to India and what it meant to visit the Golden Temple. "I was thrilled to visit the Golden Temple," said Nikki Haley. ...
  • BJP shouldn't get right to form government in Delhi: Congress's Mukesh Sharma October 28, 2014

    The Congress hit out at Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's plan to invite single largest party, ie BJP, to form the government in Delhi. Congress leader Mukesh Sharma said, "BJP should not get the right to form the government. This is against the democracy and if they still are given the...
  • Depends on Lt Governor whom he invites to form Delhi government, says Rajnath Singh September 6, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Home Minister Rajnath Singh commented on BJP forming a government in Delhi. " It depends on Lieutenant Governor whom he invites to form the government. BJP is the largest party in Delhi," said Rajnath. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 5, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: School children talk to Narendra Modi on Teacher's day September 5, 2014

    On Friday, September 5, the occasion of Teachers' Day, student's across the country listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teacher's Day speech, through live telecast and webcast. He kept his speech short but focused on the key aspects of education in the changing times. ...
  • Opportunity to utilise my rich experience, says Kerala Governor Sathasivam September 4, 2014

    Former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam will formally take over as the new Kerala Governor on Friday. The government went ahead with his appointment despite a lot of objection from the opposition as well as the legal fraternity. Sathasivam dismissed the controversy saying the state will gain from his...
  • I accept the role of Kerala Governor, says P Sathasivam September 4, 2014

    Kerala Governor P Sathasivam is steering away from the controversy over his appointment saying he is looking forward to accepting the new role. He said, "I accept the Central government's order to make me the Governor of Kerala. I am well aware of the duties I will be expected to...
  • Will the decision to appoint former CJI Sathasivam Kerala Governor be open to legal challenge? September 3, 2014

    The President on Wednesday cleared the name of former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam as the new Governor of Kerala despite political opposition and criticism from the legal fraternity. Will it be open to legal challenge? CNNIBN's Arunima reports. ...
  • Congress silent on Sheila Dikshit's resignation as Kerala Governor August 26, 2014

    Sheila Dikshit resigned as Kerala Governor on Tuesday, a day after she met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • I am glad to be nominated as Rajasthan's Governor: Kalyan Sigh August 26, 2014

    The central government on Tuesday appointed new governors for four states, namely Rajasthan, Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra. Senior BJP leader Kalyan Singh has been anointed as the Governor of Rajasthan. ...
  • Will return to active politics soon, says K Sankaranarayanan August 24, 2014

    Hours after he was transferred to Mizoram, Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan submitted his resignation letter to President Pranab Mukherjee. While making his decision public, Sankaranaryanan said he will soon return to active politics. The Congress is likely to use this issue to their advantage when Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi's petition...
  • Happy that leaders have recognised my work: UP Governor Ram Naik July 14, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Ram Naik who was recently appointed as the governor of Uttar Pradesh, expressed gratitude to the NDA government for showing confidence in him. Naik said that he will dutifully carry out all his responsibilities and was flattered that leaders have recognised his work. ...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill: Lieutenant Governor is a Congress agent, says AAP February 9, 2014

    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 February 8, 2014

    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? February 7, 2014

    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 January 30, 2014

    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 January 17, 2014

    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 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. ...
  • Adarsh scam: Governor declines sanction to prosecute Ashok Chavan December 18, 2013

    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? September 4, 2013

    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 August 7, 2013

    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 March 27, 2013

    Amidst growing clamour for pardoning Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who was recently sentenced to five years in prison by the Supreme Court in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, another convict, a 70yearold woman, has now sought pardon. "I would like to appeal to the Governor to look at my case too....
  • Appointment of ex-CBI director as Nagaland governor reveals nexus with govt: MM Joshi March 11, 2013

    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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Delhi govt sources term Shunglu report as malicious March 29, 2011

    Delhi government sources on Tuesday termed the Shunglu Committee report as malicious. "Shunglu Committee report is malicious towards the government," Delhi government sources told CNNIBN. 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 January 11, 2011

    The Governor of Pakistan Punjab province Salman Taseer was assassinated last Tuesday. ...