Tag: Governor

Ram Nath Kovind
President Kovind Appoints New Governors For 8 States In Major Rejig

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed eight new governors giving them charge of the administration of new states.

BJP Objects To Odisha Govt’s Branding In PMAY

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday moved Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal over the alleged wrong co-branding of PM Awas Yojana (PMAY) by Odisha government. A delegation of the BJP met the Governor and demanded for a high-level committee for impartial probe into the alleged irregularities and corruption by the State government in allotment […]

Make Wearing Of Face Mask A Way Of Life: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Tuesday urged people to make wearing face masks a common part of their lives. The governor made this appeal while releasing a special cover on ‘COVID-19, global pandemic’ and a pack of 10 picture postcards at the Raj Bhawan here. Wearing a mask is one of the preventive measures […]

Haryana Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar
Khattar May Stake Claim Today For Haryana Govt Formation

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is expected to meet Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya here on Friday to stake claim to form the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in its second consecutive term. Ahead of this, Khattar is expected to get support of Independent legislators — two of them are Lokhit Party (HLP) chief […]

New DGP BK Sharma bats for use of modern technology for better policing

Bhubaneswar: Senior IPS officer Bijay Kumar Sharma today stressed upon the use of modern technologies for better policing as his topmost priority apart from ensuring overall improvement in police station functioning. Taking over as the Head of Police Force in Odisha from the outgoing DGP RP Sharma at the State Police headquarters, the 1986-batch IPS […]

Students Perplexed Over Clash Of PG Entrance Dates In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Students aspiring to pursue higher studies at different universities of the State following completion of graduation are in quandary now due to overlapping of entrance exam dates for admission into post-graduation courses. Reportedly, most of the varsities have fixed same date for conducting PG entrance test for same subjects. This has left the students […]

Op-Ed: Let The War Frenzy Play Out Its Course

When a layman says something like this, it is at least understandable, if not condonable. But when a person holding the exalted post of Governor, who is sworn to protect and uphold the Constitution, does the same, it has serious implications for democracy and the Idea of India. Meghalya Governor Tathagata Roy has disgraced not […]

elections 2019
BJP, BJD engage in blame game over youth unemployment

Bhubaneswar: Alleging Centre’s failure in generating employment in Odisha, the ruling-BJD members created ruckus in the Assembly today and met Governor Ganeshi Lal to submit a memorandum in this regard. This came in retaliation to BJP Yuva Morcha’s attempt to gherao Odisha Assembly yesterday over allegations that the State government has failed to create job […]

Odisha's economy on path of steady growth: Governor

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Monday said the economy of the state is on a path of steady growth. The last session of the 15th legislative Assembly began on Monday with the address of the Governor. “Odisha’s economy is on the path of steady growth. The state has been consistently growing at a higher […]

Now invite Governor for functions online

Bhubaneswar: Governor Ganeshi Lal on Tuesday launched a new software application– ‘Raj Bhawan Program Management’ (RBPM). People can now invite the Governor to a function through this software application from February 2019. The new system enables people to send an invitation to the Governor requesting him to attend the programme. Sources said the new application […]

Governor asks Khurda administration to identify sites for martyrs' memorial pillar

Khurda: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal has directed the Khurda district administration to identify sites for construction of the martyr’s morial pillar in Khurda at the earliest. “I have asked the Collector to hold talks with local MLA, MP and general public to identify at least three places. A copy of the decision should be intimated […]

Centre uses banks to violate states' space: Ex-RBI Governor

Hyderabad: The Central government uses banks as a weapon to penetrate into jurisdiction of states, said former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Y.V. Reddy on Saturday. He said by controlling the banking system, the government of India is having access to extra budgetary resources or unaccountable resources to penetrate into the policies which it […]

Telangana Assembly dissolved

Hyderabad: Telangana Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Thursday dissolved the state Assembly on a recommendation by the state cabinet. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao called on the Governor and presented the resolution of the Council of Ministers, recommending the dissolution of the first Legislative Assembly of Telangana state, said a statement from Raj Bhavan. The Governor […]

Rampant Cattle Trafficking Through Odisha Borders Raises Concerns, Calls For Govt Attention

Bhubaneswar: In what could pose a major challenge for the State government to check cattle trafficking, the Animal Welfare Board has presented an alarming fact that thousands of cattle from as many as six districts of Odisha are being smuggled to the neighbouring States including West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Disturbed with the Welfare […]

Karnataka Guv Vajubhai Vala appoints K.G. Bopaiah pro-tem speaker

  Bengaluru: Governor Vajubhai Vala on Friday appointed K.G. Bopaiah as the pro-tem speaker of the Karnataka Assembly for administering oath to the newly elected legislative assembly members and conducting the Supreme Court-ordered floor test on Saturday, a decision denounced by the Congress. Bopaiah, an old RSS hand, was administered the oath as pro-tem speaker […]