K Sankaranarayanan

  • Adarsh Scam: Setback for Ashok Chavan, court rejects CBI's plea to drop name as accused 19-01-2014 12:01 AM

    In a setback to Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, a special court in Mumbai on Saturday rejected the CBI's plea to drop his name from the list of accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam case. "The CBI's plea stands rejected," judge SG Dighe said, dismissing the plea and...
  • Maharashtra: 10-member delegation seeks Governor's help in bringing Dabholkar's killers to justice 04-09-2013 10:05 AM

    A 10-member delegation of various political leaders and activists on Tuesday sought the Maharashtra Governor's intervention to bring the killers of renowned rationalist and activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar to justice. A delegation comprising Prakash Ambedkar, N D Patil, MLC Kapil Patil and CPI's Prakash Reddy met Governor K Sankaranarayanan at...
  • Maharashtra bans black magic, superstitious practices 25-08-2013 11:55 AM

    Maharashtra heralds a progressive new era with a comprehensive law banning black magic, witchcraft and other superstitious practices coming into effect, officials said on Sunday. Governor K Sankaranarayanan signed an Ordinance on Saturday evening which will curb all these practices, and award stringent punishment for practitioners. Maharashtra is the first...
  • Anti-superstition ordinance promulgated in Maharashtra after Dabholkar's murder 24-08-2013 11:06 PM

    The anti black magic and superstition ordinance has been promulgated in Maharashtra, four days after the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune. Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan has given his assent to the anti black magic and superstition ordinance. "The ordinance has been promulgated," a Raj Bhavan spokesperson said in...
  • Prime Minister to attend SEBI's silver jubilee today 24-05-2013 06:23 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will on Friday attend the silver jubilee celebrations of market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in Mumbai. A commemorative postage stamp and a book on the history of the Indian securities market will be released on the occasion. Singapore Deputy Prime...