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Bhagat Singh Koshyari


Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari approves allocation of portfolios

January 05, 2020 9:12 am

On Saturday, a list of names were sent to the Governor's office in the evening but it was not cleared, forcing another day's delay in allocation of portfolios. Earlier, the delay was due to disagreement between the three ruling allies — Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress.

Maharashtra portfolios: Final list sent, Governor ‘retires for day’, faces flak

January 05, 2020 2:44 am

Sources in the Sena and the NCP said the portfolios had been finalised by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday evening and sent to the office of the Governor, but had not been cleared, forcing another day’s delay.

Governor gives Mumbai University's convocation a miss

November 27, 2019 3:38 pm

Breaking away from its tradition of holding the convocation in January, MU hosted the ceremony soon after declaration of annual results.

Like Karnataka tussle, SC to examine again: Did Governor rely on correct material?

November 25, 2019 7:12 am

As in the Karnataka case, the petitioners also alleged that the Governor overlooked a post-poll alliance and administered the oath to the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate.

What Supreme Court said on Gov’s role in earlier rulings

November 25, 2019 3:02 am

The Supreme Court had said the Governor’s action should be to protect the Constitution and not to promote the political interests of any political party.

Two key factors in Maharashtra floor test: Who’s pro-tem Speaker, NCP House leader

November 25, 2019 9:02 am

The Governor has to convene a brief session of the Vidhan Sabha to facilitate the floor test and appoint a pro-tem Speaker.

Maharashtra Governor announces aid to farmers for damage caused by unseasonal rains

November 16, 2019 7:32 pm

A relief of Rs 8,000 per hectare up to 2 hectares for agricultural kharif crops and a relief of Rs 18,000 per hectare up to 2 hectares for horticulture/perennial crops was announced today. 

Sena won't attend Nov 17 NDA meet in Delhi, break-up a formality now: Raut

November 16, 2019 8:52 pm

Another Shiv Sena Lok Sabha MP Vinayak Raut said they are not attending the meeting because they have not been invited. Sunday, November 17, also happens to be the death anniversary of Sena founder Bal Thackeray.

Maharashtra: Nearly 1 crore farmers hit by rain, Governor calls urgent meeting

November 15, 2019 7:21 am

In August, ahead of the state elections, then Fadnavis-led government had decided not to follow the Centre’s norms for crop losses suffered on account of floods in western Maharashtra, pegging the overall crop loss at Rs 2,088 crore. But the Centre is yet to announce the compensation from its side.

President’s Rule in Maharashtra, Congress & NCP reach out to Sena with a plan

November 13, 2019 7:33 am

With the BJP expressing its inability to form the government in the state, and the Shiv Sena and NCP unable to show him the numbers, the Governor decided to act.