Governor

Chennai: Threats to constitutional authorities like the Governor will not be tolerated, the Raj Bhavan said on Friday, criticizing Tamil magazine ‘Nakkheeran’ Editor R.R. Gopal for allegedly slandering the Governor. “In a democracy there can be a healthy exchange of ideas. But no threats direct or indirect on a constitutional authority such as Governor will be …

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday inducted a political appointee as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, transferring Bihar incumbent Satya Pal Malik to replace former bureaucrat NN Vohra, who has held the job for more than 10 years, setting off speculation about political moves in the offing in the troubled state. The 71-year-old Malik’s transfer …

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon died here on Tuesday, Chief Minister Raman Singh said. He was 91. The Governor was put on life support earlier in the day after his health condition turned critical, hospital sources said. Tandon was admitted to the Raipur Medical College late on Monday after he complained he was not feeling …

Bengaluru: As Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala on Wednesday invited BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa to form the new government in the state, the Congress said the Governor denigrated his office, trampled the Constitution and acted as a BJP puppet.   “Vajubhai Vala denigrated the Governor’s office, trampled upon the Constitution, abused the law and …

Bengaluru: Karnataka’s outgoing Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of encouraging horse-trading to lure Congress and JD-S legislators to their party for forming the government after the May 12 assembly election gave a fractured mandate. “Modi and Shah are supporting BJP leaders in horse-trading to poach legislators of our party and the …

Mumbai: An exponential rise in the US and Asian markets lifted the key domestic equity indices during the early morning trade session on Tuesday. According to market observers, healthy buying in oil and gas, consumer durables and automobiles stocks also led to the rise. At 9.32 a.m., the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE …

Mumbai: Key Indian equity indices on Friday opened on a higher note with healthy buying in metals, consumer durables, banking and auto stocks. Around 9.17 a.m., the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by 36.85 points or 0.35 per cent to trade at 10,419.55 points. The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the …

Mumbai: Key Indian equity indices opened in the positive territory`on Monday with healthy buying in metals, consumer durables, auto and banking stocks. Around 9.16 a.m., the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 34,203.34 points, traded at 34,164.37 points — up 158.61 points or 0.47 per cent from its previous close. The …