Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicBhagat Singh Koshyari

Topic: Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Calling one ex-CM ‘lone monkey’, DNA test for another — Governor Koshyari not new to controversies

Maharashtra governor's latest faux pas, the ‘Gujarati-Rajasthani’ remark for which he has apologised, left even his own party without a defence.

Governor credits Gujaratis, Rajasthanis for Mumbai’s stature, backtracks after facing flak

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari said Friday “If Gujaratis and Rajasthanis are removed from Maharashtra... Mumbai would not be able to remain the financial capital of the country.”

‘Shrewd politician, BJP puppet’: Why Governor Koshyari is at heart of Maharashtra deadlock

Maha Vikas Aghadi’s 28 months in power have witnessed a de facto war between Raj Bhavan & state secretariat. Governor has sat on govt’s list of MLC nominees for over a year.

Kerala HC must tell Media One TV why Centre’s ban is upheld. Protect right, not secrecy

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‘Brahminical spin on history’? Why Governor Koshyari’s remarks on Shivaji’s ‘guru’ sparked a row

MVA parties say governor’s comment that Samarth Ramdas was Chhatrapati Shivaji's guru is an attempt to distort history. Academics say no records to back Koshyari’s statement.

Maharashtra Governor meets Amit Shah hours after Bombay HC ruling on MLC nominations

Governor Koshyari's delay in deciding on proposal sent by Maharashtra cabinet to nominate 12 people as MLCs from his quota has become a major bone of contention between him & the MVA govt.

Centre paid Rs 6,140 cr to Maharashtra out of Rs 46,950 cr GST dues, says Governor Koshyari

Addressing the joint sitting of members of state Legislature Monday, Bhagat Singh Koshyari said compensation to the tune of Rs 29,290 crore is overdue from the central government.

Raj Bhavan’s fault, says Thackeray govt after Governor is forced off govt plane, BJP attack

Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's office alleges that Thackeray-led MVA govt didn't grant permission for using a govt plane. CMO, however, denies this & added it has taken serious note of the issue.

After year in opposition, this is how ‘unbeatable’ BJP is planning to regroup in Maharashtra

BJP was confident the MVA govt wouldn’t last but has now spent a year in opposition — its image, of an unbeatable force with a ‘development first’ agenda, having taken a beating. 

Maharashtra Governor speaks to Home Minister Deshmukh over Arnab Goswami’s security, health

The Maharashtra governors office in a statement Monday said Bhagat Singh Koshyari also asked the state Home Minister to allow Goswami's family to see him and speak to him.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


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France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.