Governor: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Uttar Pradesh Governor provided with additional charges of Madhya Pradesh

On June 29, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel was given the additional charges of Madhya Pradesh. Highlights Smt Anandiben Patel was assigned with the additional charges as the Madhya Pradesh Governor Lal Ji Tandon fell ill and was taken to hospital. Anandiben Patel Anandiben was the former Chief Minister of Gujarat. She had ..

Politician Hans Raj Bhardwaj passes away

Hans Raj Bhardwaj, who was an Indian Politician and belonged to Indian National Congress, recently passed away. He was the Union minister for Law and justice for five years the minister of state for nine years. Hans Raj Bhardwaj introduced the concept of rural courts (Gram Nyayalayas) in India. He had also served as the Governor ..

Konark Festival and International Sand Art Festival begins in Odisha

Governor of Odisha, Professor Ganeshi Lal, inaugurated the 30th edition of the Konark festival of classical dance. The annual 5-day dance festival started on 1st December is being organized in the backdrop of the Sun Temple in Konark, Puri district of Odisha. Konark dance festival showcases the best of India’s classical and traditional dance forms. ..

Maharashtra under President’s Rule

On 12 Nov, President Ram Nath Kovind approved a proclamation imposing President’s Rule under Article 356(1) of the Constitution in Maharashtra, following a recommendation from Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. The Assembly will be kept under suspended animation. The  decision  comes a day after he invited the third largest party in the Assembly, the NCP, to ..

Reviewing the Process of Appointment of Governors

In a recent appointment of governors for five states, the central government has appointed persons who are deeply embedded within the ruling party ecosystem. The governor of Telangana was the Tamil Nadu state head of the ruling party. All these appointees have recent, strong and uncompromising links with the ruling regime. These appointments put the ..