RAJ BHAWAN

  • UP Governor to meet public regularly, BJP questions move June 24, 2014

    The newlyappointed Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Aziz Qureshi, has decide to meet the general public regularly, a move which has been questioned by BJP. "Dr Qureshi will be available for general public at Raj Bhawan between 11 am to 1 pm daily (excluding holidays)," said an official release in Lucknow on...
  • 12 new MLCs to take oath in Legislative Council on Monday May 25, 2014

    Twelve newly nominated MLCs will be swornin at the Bihar Legislative Council on Mondaymorning. "The 12 persons will be administered oath at the Legislative Council's annexe building on Mondayat 10am. All arrangements are being made by our people despite less time on their hands," council chairman, Awadhesh Narain Singh said. The names...
  • Restore glory of Sanskrit in today's computer era, says Aziz Qureshi April 10, 2014

    Making a strong pitch for Sanskrit language, Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Thursday called upon scholars of the ancient language to explore ways to restore its glory in today's computer era. Giving his consent for a two-day Sanskrit conference in Dehradun on May 20-21, the governor said the ancient Indian language from...
  • Raj Bhawan ablazes with colours as two-day spring festival kicks off February 22, 2014

    Uttarakhand Raj Bhawan was ablaze with colours on Saturday with Governor Aziz Qureshi declaring the two-day annual spring festival (Basantotsav) open. As the festival got underway at 11 am the Raj Bhawan gates were flung open for people to move in and have a look at the wide variety of flowers...
  • 2day spring festival 'Basantotsav' to begin at Raj Bhawan tomorrow February 21, 2014

    The sprawling lawns of Raj Bhawan will break into a blaze of colours on Saturday as a twoday annual spring festival gets underway in its premises. To be inaugurated by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, the festival named 'Basantotsav' is scheduled to begin at 11 am on Saturday and will be free...
  • Basantotsav to be celebrated at Raj Bhawan lawns on February 22 January 25, 2014

    Come February 22 and the Raj Bhawan will explode with a blaze of colours as Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi inaugurates this year's spring festival, the Basantotsav on its sprawling lawns. The annual event, at which a wide variety of flowers are exhibited, will be open to public free of cost, a...
  • 2day conclave of 8 governors on tribal issues concludes December 6, 2013

    A panel of eight governors on Friday concluded its twoday deliberations on issues relating to tribal areas covered under the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution. The panel discussed 'Budget Models' for Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) areas, land rights of Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers, and the role of Governor...
  • Dehradun: 27yearold pregnant woman killed after rape, beheaded body recovered near Raj Bhawan November 15, 2013

    Dehradun: A beheaded body of a woman was recovered from army area near Raj Bhawan in the city, police said on Thursday. The headless body of a 27yearold woman kept in a sack was found by rag pickers in the army area about 200 metres from Raj Bhawan on Wednesday evening,...
  • ABVP to gherao Governor's residence over VC appointments in MP varsities July 29, 2013

    Protesting against the alleged corruption in the appointment of Vice Chancellors in various universities in Madhya Pradesh, student wing of BJP on Monday announced that it will protest in front of the Governor's residence on July 31. "There is rampant corruption in the appointment of Vice Chancellors," Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad's...
  • HC advocates to resume work from March 11 in Chandigarh March 8, 2013

    Chandigarh: Agitating advocates of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday decided to end their ongoing strike and resume work from Monday after a division bench took cognisance of the registration of a case against 20 lawyers for allegedly beating up a policeman recently. Lawyers had clashed with police on...
  • I am like a jailbird in Raj Bhawan: Bhardwaj May 26, 2011

    Bangalore: Apparently upset over the Centre rejecting his report recommending President's rule in Karnataka, Governor H R Bhardwaj on Thursday said Raj Bhavan was like a prison where he was a "jailbird." "Raj Bhavan is like a prison and I am like a jailbird here," Bhardwaj said,...
  • Chennai Guv gets beach house, fishermen relocated February 21, 2008

    Chennai: If you're on Besant Nagar Beach, you just can't miss a building being constructed just yards from the sea. There are reports that the building is being constructed for the Tamil Nadu Governor and these reports are leading to a sense of insecurity among fishermen. Fishermen like Munusamy are now...
  • Mayawati, Governor lock horns over police force November 30, 2007

    Lucknow: Six months after Mayawati took over as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, differences seem to be cropping up between Raj Bhawan and her. The trigger happens to be the implementation of the commissioner system in the UP police which would give the Police Commissioner, Assistant Police Commissioner and Deputy Police Commissioner...