Governor

  • 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 70-year-old 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 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 January 18, 2011

    The Governor of Pakistan Punjab province Salman Taseer was assassinated last Tuesday. ...
  • Can a Governor act against corrupt ministers? July 13, 2010

    Karnataka Governor Hansraj Bharadwaj met President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday and demanded removal of Reddy brothers from the Karnataka state Cabinet. ...
  • Watch: Tainted film city project scrapped December 2, 2009

    The Chandigarh administration has scrapped a controversial film city project involving the Punjab governor, former army general SF Rodrigues. CNN IBN had first reported that there were irregularities in the deal signed in 2007 during Rodrigues term. Now a Central Vigilance Commission enquiry has detailed Rodrigues' role in giving away...
  • Chidambaram, Jharkhand Governor condemn cop's killing October 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram and Jharkhand Governor K Shankarnarayan have said that Naxal menace is a grave threat and must be dealt with a firm hand. Speaking to CNN-IBN Chidambaram called the killing of Jharkhand Police officer Francis Induwar a cold blooded murder and said his government was...
  • Watch: Sarah Palin is angry and hitting it back January 10, 2009

    Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is angry, and she's not holding back. She's letting loose on the media in a new interview and singling out individuals who she believes crossed a line. CNNs Bill Schneider has the story. ...
  • Governor charged for 'selling' Obama's Senate seat December 10, 2008

    In the US, Illinois Governor Rod Blago-Jevich was taken into federal custody on Tuesday for alleged federal corruption charges. Federal prosecutors say the governor was trying to sell US President-elect Barack Obama's former senate seat to the highest bidder. CNNs Sandra Endo reports. ...
  • National Wipes: News from across India May 9, 2008

    West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi’s decision to go for a two-hour power saving plan at the Raj Bhawan has angered the ruling Left Front. The Goa police has issued summons to Scarlette’s mother Fiona. ...
  • NY Guv resigns over call girl racket amid media frenzy March 14, 2008

    New York: In what is seen as a setback for New York Sentaor Hillary Clinton, her key aide Geraldine Ferraro has quit. Her resignation followed a political storm generated by her remarks towards Hillary's rival, Senator Barack Obama. But that's not all. Another source of embarrassment for Hillary has been...
  • Bobby Jindal, an example for all NRIs: US supporters October 21, 2007

    CNN-IBN's Indira Kannan spoke to some ecstatic Bobby Jindal supporters. Here's what some of had to say on his victory. ...
  • Jindal's parents thanked American citizens October 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Bobby Jindal, son of Indian immigrants, became the first non-White and the youngest Governor of the US state of Louisiana when he impressively defeated his opponents in the gubernatorial poll. Bobby Jindal's parents in law thanked the American citizens for bobby's win. ...
  • Centre reshuffles gubernatorial positions; Tiwari goes to AP August 20, 2007

    New Delhi 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. Orissa Governor Rameshwar Thakur has been appointed Governor of Karnataka. Shailender Kumar Singh, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh will now take over as...