India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday October 6, 2015
The West Bengal Election Commissioner has submitted his resignation to the Governor, plunging the civic re-polls and counting process into uncertainty. His quit three days after civic polls, especially at Salt Lake in Kolkata, were marred by violence and rigging, allegedly by Trinamool outsiders.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 5, 2015
Describing the Raj Bhawan as the BJP's "virtual state headquarters", West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress today accused Governor KN Tripathi of "needling" the Mamata Banerjee led state government.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Monday October 5, 2015
The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal has accused the state Election Commission, the BJP and Governor KN Tripathi of conspiracy in putting off counting for civic polls that was scheduled for October 7. Polls were held on Saturday in Salt Lake, Asansol and Bally.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 30, 2015
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, who has been given the additional charge of Tripura, was on Wednesday sworn in as the state's 17th governor.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 28, 2015
Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav--accompanied by former West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi and social activist Harsh Mander among others-- will undertake a 'Samvedna Yatra' through "drought affected" regions of seven states from October 2.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday August 22, 2015
Almost 26 hours after the protests began, the vice chancellor of Presidency University, Dr Anuradha Lohia, left the campus this evening amid claims by protesting students that they were letting her go as she was unwell, but their agitation would continue till she resigns. The vice chancellor said she is not quitting.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi, on Sunday, criticised the lawyers of Calcutta High Court for resorting to a three-day 'cease-work' citing hot and humid weather condition ignoring Chief Justice Manjula Chellur's request to attend court.
India News | Monday May 25, 2015
In his raging turf war with the Centre, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has found support from his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday May 13, 2015
Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma was transferred and appointed the Governor of Mizoram today. He will be serving till his term ends in 2018. He is the seventh Governor the state saw in a year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 1, 2015
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, who has been given the additional charge of Mizoram, would be sworn-in on April 4.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday February 22, 2015
Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar will be taking oath this afternoon as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fourth time. The ceremony will be held at 5 pm at Patna's Raj Bhavan.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 17, 2015
A delegation of British parliamentarians today called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 26, 2015
West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Monday unfurled the tricolour as the state celebrated the 66th Republic Day along with the rest of India.
India News | Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday January 10, 2015
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has cautioned Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Avijit Chakraborty for delay in action on a molestation case, which had led to protests by students last year. Demanding immediate action, the Governor also expressed concern over the condition of some students who are on fast demanding Mr Chakraborty's res...
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Thursday December 25, 2014
The 59th Annual Convocation of Kolkata's Jadavpur University on Wednesday turned embarrassing for West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, who is also its Chancellor, when a student refused to accept the best graduate degree and gold medal from him.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has raised important issues with visiting Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 22, 2014
A day after the arrest of Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose, West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi today said that the agency must have had some "good reasons" to do it.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 20, 2014
Braving rains thousands of students marched through the city's streets today demanding resignation of Jadavpur University (JU) vice-chancellor as West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi intervened to end the four-day old stalemate in the prestigious educational institution.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 9, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today went to the Raj Bhavan to tie a Rakhi on Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi's wrist on the eve of Rakhi purnima.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 15, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called up newly-appointed governor Kesari Nath Tripathi.
India News | Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday July 8, 2014
Tomorrow, the CBI is likely to question Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan as part of its investigation into whether large kickbacks were paid to Indian officials by Anglo-Italian manufacturer AgustaWestland, which landed a 3,600-crore contract to sell 12 helicopters for use by top Indian politicians.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 5, 2014
Bihar Governor D.Y. Patil was on Friday sworn in as acting governor of West Bengal in place of M.K. Narayanan who relinquished office and left the city during the day.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Monday June 30, 2014
MK Narayanan has resigned as the Governor of West Bengal after being questioned by the CBI in connection with an alleged swindle centered on the sale of 12 helicopters to India by AgustaWestland, an Anglo-Italian defence manufacturer.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Agencies) | Friday June 27, 2014
MK Narayanan, the Governor of Bengal, has been questioned today by the CBI, said sources, in connection with an alleged swindle centred on the sale of 12 helicopters by Agusta-Westland to India.