NIKHIL KUMAR

  • Kerala: Mahatma Gandhi University VC sacked over qualification row May 12, 2014

    Mahatma Gandhi University vicechancellor AV George was sacked on Monday after the Kerala governor as the chancellor of the university signed the order. "The order has been inked," said a Raj Bhavan source who did not wish to be identified. George assumed the office of the Kottayambased Mahatma Gandhi University's vicechancellor in...
  • Rahul Gandhi to campaign for Congress candidates in Bihar April 12, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will campaign for the party candidates in Bihar during the third phase of general elections, a party leader said on Friday. Gandhi will visit Bihar to campaign for the Congress candidates from Kishanganj, Purnia and Supaul parliamentary seats going to polls in the third phase on...
  • Ex-Kerala governor contesting polls from Aurangabad faces an uphill task April 10, 2014

    Former Delhi Police chief Nikhil Kumar, who quit as Kerala governor last month, is in the poll fray in Bihar's Aurangabad constituency where he is facing an uphill task. Kumar is contesting on a Congress ticket and he is facing a big challenge from his traditional rival Sushil Kumar Singh of...
  • Sheila Dikshit sworn-in as Kerala Governor March 11, 2014

    Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was sworn in as Kerala Governor at the Raj Bhavan in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. Kerala High Court Chief Justice Manjula Chellur administered the oath of office. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and his cabinet colleagues were also present on the occasion. 75-year...
  • Sheila Dikshit to be sworn in as Kerala Governor today March 11, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will be sworn in as Kerala Governor on Tuesday. She was accorded a reception on her arrival at the airport on Monday. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, his wife Mariyamma Oommen, Speaker G Karthikeyan, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala and senior government officials welcomed her. She succeeds...
  • Lalu Prasad meets Kerala governor Nikhil Kumar March 4, 2014

    RJD President Lalu Prasad on Tuesday visited Kerala Governor Nikhil Kumar's home in Patna setting off speculation of his contesting the Lok Sabha election from the Aurangabad seat in Bihar, which he had won in 2004. RJD and Congress sources confirmed the visit of Prasad to seek the blessings of Kumar's mother...
  • Congress's Chennithala to be sworn in as Kerala minister December 31, 2013

    Ramesh Chennithala, president of the Kerala unit of the Congress, will on Wednesday be sworn into the cabinet of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, party sources said on Tuesday. The 57yearold Chennithala, a threetime legislator and a fourtime Lok Sabha member, will be administered the oath of office by Governor Nikhil Kumar. "I...
  • History museum opened in Kerala Assembly April 15, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: A history museum, throwing light on the country's freedom struggle and evolution as a modern democracy over the decades, was inaugurated at the Kerala Assembly by state Governor Nikhil Kumar on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said the Kerala Assembly had set a model for other states...