Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicSatya Pal Malik

Topic: Satya Pal Malik

Many in BJP want Meghalaya Governor Malik out, but will ‘bear with him at least till’ UP polls

Satya Pal Malik, who has history of making controversial statements, irked BJP again by alleging PM Modi displayed 'arrogance' when he went to discuss farmer protests with him.

MoS Ajay Mishra should’ve been sacked right after Lakhimpur speech, says Satya Pal Malik

In an interview to ThePrint, Meghalaya governor talks about Lakhimpur Kheri incident, the impact of Modi govt's decision to repeal farm laws, and scrapping of Article 370.

Satya Pal Malik — party hopper, Lohia-ite, Arun Jaitley friend & Governor who can’t keep quiet

From claiming he was offered Rs 300 crore bribe to clear files belonging to 'Ambani' & 'RSS-linked man' as J&K Governor to supporting farmers' agitation, Malik’s statements have BJP in a bind.

Was told I will get Rs 300-cr if ‘Ambani’, ‘RSS-linked man’ deals are cleared: Satya Pal Malik

Malik claimed he was told Rs 150 crore will be given for clearing each file when he was the Jammu and Kashmir governor but he refused and told PM Modi about it.

Meghalaya Governor warns Inner Line Permit will harm state’s economy & tourism

Governor Satya Pal Malik, however, backed the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act, considered a ‘comprehensive mechanism’ to regulate the entry of outsiders into the state.

Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik ‘warns’ Centre not to suppress farmers’ movement

Malik, also former governor of J&K and Goa, says suppressing any issue is not a solution, and urges Modi govt to listen to farmers’ concerns.

Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik transferred to Meghalaya

Malik takes over from Tathagata Roy, who completed his five-year tenure by serving as governor of Tripura for three years and the remaining in Meghalaya.

Contrasting tale of 2 J&K administrators — politician Malik and bureaucrat Murmu

J&K officials say not only are S.P. Malik and G.C. Murmu’s roles and styles of functioning very different, but also how their juniors and the public perceive them.

Former J&K governor, Satya Pal Malik sworn in as Goa governor

Satya Pal Malik replaced Mridula Sinha who was holding the Goa governor's post since August 2014.

Governor Malik says internet connectivity will not be restored to Jammu & Kashmir just yet

Governor Satya Pal Malik said the Internet is a tool for anti-national elements, and added the restrictions were necessary to prevent civilian causalities in Jammu & Kashmir.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo | Bose arriving at the 1939 annual session of the Congress | Wikimedia Commons

Subhas Chandra Bose’s political ideas were always clear, not his constitutional imagination

There Is no particular record of Bose’s constitutional imagination unlike Ambedkar's States and Minorities 1947 or M.N. Roy's Constitution of Free India 1944.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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