Ram Naik

  • Ram Naik sworn-in as UP Governor 5 days ago

    Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Ram Naik was on Tuesday sworn-in as the 27th Governor of Uttar Pradesh at a ceremony held in Raj Bhawan in Lucknow. 80-year-old Naik was administered oath of office by Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court Justice Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud this evening. Chief Minister Akhilesh...
  • Will act as a bridge between UP,Centre: Ram Naik July 14, 2014

    Describing his appointment as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh as a "turning point" in his social and political life, senior BJP leader Ram Naik on Monday said that he would try to serve as a bridge between the state and the Central governments while discharging the gubernatorial responsibility. "I began working...
  • 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. ...
  • I'm happy that what I've done so far has been recognised now, says Naik July 14, 2014

    Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Ram Naik was on Monday appointed as Governor of Uttar Pradesh. Sources in the BJP say that the Centre reportedly cleared Naik's name in a late night development. "I'm happy that whatever I've done so far, the leaders have recognised it now. I was doing...
  • Have accepted BJP's proposal for UP Governor's post: Ram Naik July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran BJP leader Ram Naik on Sunday said that the party leadership had approached him to accept the post of Governor of Uttar Pradesh, to which he agreed. "I was asked by my party to accept the position of the Governor of UP and I said yes. It is a...
  • Compile de novo electoral rolls for Mumbai, demands BJP leader Ram Naik May 9, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Ram Naik on Friday demanded from Election Commission to compile de novo electoral rolls for Mumbai, Thane and Pune, to resolve the issues of "discrepancies" in existing rolls. "To resolve the issues of discrepancies in electoral rolls and thereafter to conduct assembly polls smoothly, the Election Commission must...
  • Bombay HC notice to Centre on Tarapur Nuclear project rehabilitation issue October 19, 2013

    Hearing a bunch of petitions seeking rehabilitation of those displaced by Tarapur Atomic Power Project, the Bombay High Court on Saturday directed that the Relief and Rehabilitation department of the Union Government be made a respondent. BJP leader and former MP Ram Naik, who has intervened in the matter, argued before...
  • Corruption, inflation to be 2014 election issues: BJP February 19, 2013

    Indore: Calling the UPA government a symbol of "flop governance", senior BJP leader and former Union minister Ram Naik said inflation, rampant corruption and external security will be issues raised by his party during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The UPA government has failed miserably to control...
  • Foreigners giving Goa a bad name: Minister May 28, 2009

    Panaji: Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik on Thursday said foreign tourists, with their habit of partying and getting drunk till late hours and filing false theft complaints to claim insurance in their own country, is tarnishing the state's reputation as a premier tourist destination. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of...
  • Poll affidavit shows Ram Naik has Rs 2.4 cr assets April 8, 2009

    Mumbai: Former Union Minister Ram Naik, who is BJP candidate from Mumbai North Lok Sabha seat, is worth Rs 2.46 crore, according to the affidavit submitted by him while filing his papers here today. The figure excludes property worth Rs 45.35 lakh that his wife Kunda owns, the affidavit noted. The...
  • Govinda plays truant from constituency, LS March 9, 2008

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor and sitting MP from North Mumbai Govinda doesn't just arrive late on film sets; the funnyman also has the record for the skipping the highest number of Lok Sabha meetings in the last 17 sessions of Parliament. As a result of the actor’s truancy, his absence in...