Saturday, 25 June, 2022

Topic: governor

Ex-J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik hosts first ‘At Home’ as Meghalaya state head — in pictures

ThePrint's National Photo Editor Praveen Jain brings you snapshots from the 'At Home' reception at Raj Bhavan in Shillong on 72nd Republic Day.

Bengal governor & home dept in Twitter spat after former claims state saw 223 rapes in August

Home department called the claims ‘baseless, misguided’, to which Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar took exception and demanded an apology.

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon passes away at 85

Tandon had been suffering from a prolonged illness and was admitted to a hospital after complaining of breathing problems, difficulty in urination and fever.

Ved Marwah, former governor and Delhi Police commissioner, dies at 87

The former Governor of Mizoram, Manipur and Jharkhand also served as the director general of the National Security Guard, and as adviser to governors in J&K and Bihar.

Whether Sushma is made governor or not, Modi will have to appoint 10 in next 6 months

The terms of governors in 10 states, including West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, are set to end within the next six months.

Former BJP leaders running UTs, once an IAS preserve, exempt from model code

Three Union Territories — Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli — are run by ex-BJP leaders. A recent EC order has effectively exempted the office from the model code of conduct.

Tathagata Roy is India’s first toxic Twitter governor

Governor Tathagata Roy spews hatred towards Muslims and Nehru, revels in conspiracy theories and is called a 'rockstar governor' on Twitter.

Candidate that J&K governor hinted would be Srinagar mayor is now mayor

Independent Junaid Mattu, the “foreign-educated” face that Governor Satya Pal Malik implied would be mayor, beats Congress’ Rasool Hajam to the post.

Woman BJP thought was ‘family-oriented’ to an Atal aide — meet the lesser-known governors

Three BJP loyalists were rewarded in Tuesday's reshuffle and appointment of governors. 

Anandiben Patel broke down 2 years ago. Her remark on breastfeeding is now making women cry

A 33 per cent reservation in Parliament will do little for women if leaders like Anandiben Patel make sweeping, sexist remarks.

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Nimrat Kaur in Test Case and Jennifer WInget in Code M | Manisha Yadav/ThePrint

Code M to Test Case—Ekta Kapoor gets it right on women in Army

The Navy will use Agnipath to recruit women as sailors. But there is a visible gap on our screens too – women are usually missing from shows on Indian military.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.