RAM NAIK

  • Opposition parties slam UP Governor for Ram mandir remarks 1 week ago

    Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has stoked controversy after he said that a Ram temple should be built at the site of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya as per the wishes of the people of India. ...
  • BJP, RSS, Shiv Sena back UP Governor's 'Ram temple at Babri site' remark, Opposition fumes 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Even as the row over forced religious conversions continues to ignite passions, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Friday stirred a hornet's nest by saying that a Ram temple should be built at the site of the demolished Babri Masjid in Ayodhya as per the "wishes of the...
  • Ram temple should be built at site of Babri Masjid: Ram Naik December 11, 2014

    Ayodhya: Even as a controversy rages over alleged reconversions, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Thursday sparked a fresh row when he said that a Ram temple should be built at the site of Babri Masjid as per the "wishes of Indian citizens". "Ram Mandir should be built as soon as...
  • Those who steal electricity should be beaten with shoes: UP Governor December 6, 2014

    Lucknow: UP Governor Ram Naik has sparked off a row after he made strong comments against those who indulge in power theft. After his comment that power thieves should be hanged drew flak, a defiant Naik now has said that they should be beaten in public with shoes. "I had earlier...
  • Governor Ram Naik asks VCs to hold convocation ceremony on time August 10, 2014

    Acting Governor of Rajasthan and Chancellor Ram Naik on Sunday asked the vice chancellors of 14 governmentrun universities to hold convocation ceremony on time so that students could get their degrees properly. In a letter written to the vice chancellors of 14 government universities of the state, the Uttar Pradesh Governor...
  • Political appointees should resign with change of government: UP Governor Ram Naik August 8, 2014

    UP Governor Ram Naik, who on Friday took additional charge of Rajasthan, said political appointees keeping in mind the tradition, should resign voluntarily withthe change of government. Replying to a question on whether Governors should resign in such cases, Naik said there has been a tradition in the country of "proactive...
  • Governor Ram Naik gives charge of Sanskrit varsity VC to divisonal commissioner August 8, 2014

    RajasthanGovernor Ram Naik today gave the charge of vicechancellor of Jadadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University toJaipurDivisional Commissioner Manjit Singh. The order of appointment was issued by the Governor on Friday, a release said. Governor Naik, who is the governor of UP, today took the additional charge of Rajasthan. "I am in a new...
  • Ram Naik assumes additional charge of Rajasthan Governor August 8, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh GovernorRam Naikon Thursday assumedadditional chargeofRajasthan Governorat a ceremony held at the Raj Bhawan here. Acting Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Sunil Ambwani administered oath to Naik, an official release said. Before it, state Chief Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi read out the warrant of appointment. Naik was also given the guard...
  • Governor Ram Naik writes to varsity VCs for regularisation of sessions August 6, 2014

    In a bid to regularise sessions of universities inUttar Pradeshand improve the quality of higher education in the state, Governor Ram Naik on Wednesday sought details of admissions in the new session and undeclared results. In a letter written to Vice Chancellors of all universities in the state, Naik, who is...
  • Saharanpur clashes: Aggrieved are being booked, alleges BJP August 2, 2014

    Claiming that Saharanpur clashes took place due to administrative laxity, BJP on Saturday alleged that the administration was also lodging cases against aggrieved to appease a "particular section". "Saharanpur riot is a result of administrative laxity and appeasement of a particular section. It was preplanned," state BJP president Laxmi Kant Bajpai...
  • Ram Naik swornin as UP Governor July 22, 2014

    Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Ram Naik was on Tuesday swornin as the 27th Governor of Uttar Pradesh at a ceremony held in Raj Bhawan in Lucknow. 80yearold 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 actors truancy, his absence in...