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Arif Mohammed Khan


Kerala Governor stays varsity appointment of CPM leader's wife

August 18, 2022 7:06 am

The Raj Bhavan stated that Khan, in his capacity as Chancellor of the university, “stayed the Resolution (No. 2022.313 dated 27.06.2022) of Kannur University Syndicate and all further proceedings pursuant to the selection procedure...with immediate effect until further orders”.

Appointment of Kerala CM secy’s wife in varsity stirs row

August 14, 2022 4:04 am

The committee, in its complaint to the Governor, pointed out that Varghese had the lowest research score, fixed as per the UGC norms, among six candidates who had applied for the post in the Malayalam Department in November last year.

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan interview: 'Shah Bano, Satanic Verses... issues were dealt with not on merit but to build vote banks, a disaster for country'

August 14, 2022 2:09 pm

"In a civilised society, there is no room for violence or taking the law in one’s own hands," says Arif Mohammed Khan.

Kerala: CPI(M) state committee asks ministers to improve performance

August 12, 2022 4:05 pm

Referring to Governor Arif Mohammed Khan’s reluctance to give consent to renew 11 ordinances, CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said the governor was ‘meddling’ in matters ‘in an undemocratic manner’.

Kerala: After governor refuses to sign ordinances, Cabinet decides to hold next Assembly session from August 22

August 10, 2022 2:10 pm

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan refused to give consent to 11 ordinances, which subsequently expired on August 8. The government is now planning to introduce these lapsed ordinances as bills in the Assembly.

Arif Mohammad Khan: 'I’m opposed to minority commissions, rather strengthen the human rights panel that can take care of everybody'

March 14, 2022 4:07 pm

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has had a long political career in which he has served as minister in previous regimes. Khan, who walked out of the Rajiv Gandhi Cabinet in 1986 over the Shah Bano case, has been consistently calling for reforms in the Muslim community.

In House address, Kerala Governor sticks to state govt line, targets Centre over federalism

February 19, 2022 4:22 am

In his address, which marked the beginning of the Budget session of the Assembly, Khan said, “Federalism is an inalienable part of the basic structure of our Constitution. Cooperative federalism has been recognised as our common desirable goal.”

Upset Governor makes Kerala govt bend over dissent letter

February 18, 2022 5:41 am

Sources in Raj Bhavan said the Governor was provoked by the dissent letter issued along with the appointment of BJP leader Hari S Kartha as his additional personal assistant on February 14.

Governor gets aide, Pinarayi govt a political point

February 16, 2022 7:30 am

With BJP state committee member Hari S Kartha's being the first such political appointment to the Raj Bhavan, the Kerala govt in its order noted that it was “unprecedented” and had only acceded to it as the governor wished to have Kartha in his personal staff.

Kerala govt clears BJP man as Governor aide; with dissent

February 15, 2022 6:26 am

The appointment may trigger heat as Opposition Congress has alleged “quid pro quo between government and Governor on many issues”.