Articles tagged under: Vajubhai Vala
May 18, 2018
Altogether 21 Congress leaders and workers were today detained during their demonstration and protest in front of the residence of Karnataka governor and former Gujarat finance minister cum assembly speaker Vajubhai Vala in Nutan nagar-Kotecha area under Malviyanagar police station of Rajkot city in Gujarat.
PI of Malviyanagar N N Chudasama said that 21 local leaders and activists of Congress including its working city president Maheshbhai Rajput and some corportors wer...Read More
May 17, 2018
Bengaluru: Legislative party leader of single largest party emerged after Karnataka assembly polls, Shri BS Yeddyurappa today took oath at Raj Bhavan here as new Chief Minister. The 75-year-old Lingayat leader took oath amid loud cheering by his supporters. Yeddyurappa was administered the oath alone, hours after the Supreme Court refused to stay his swearing-in. In a rare post-midnight courtroom battle, the Congress-JD(S) combine made a desperate legal push to stall the government formation. ...Read More
May 21, 2017
Gandhinagar: Amid speculations over Shankersinh Vaghela rejoining BJP with his MLA son Mahendrasinh and other supporters, this video is viral on Facebook attracting thousands of views. Here we have uploaded it on Youtube and embedded it here. While Shankersinh has once and again denied possibility of rejoining BJP, speculations of his rejoining BJP are only getting louder with Shankersinh's every move be it deleting anti-BJP tweets, or skipping crucial party meets including photo session wit...Read More
August 07, 2016
Gandhinagar: Ahead of his swearing in as new Chief Minister of Gujarat, BJP leader Vijay Rupani today visited Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha(BAPS) sants. Rupani sought blessings of Brahmvihari Swami. Rupani also visited Circuit house to meet Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala and received his well wishes. Somewhat this is a tradition established by then Chief Minister Narendra Modi who would go and seek blessings from BAPS Pramukh Swami Maharaj on his oath taking day. Vajubhai belongs to ...Read More
March 23, 2016
Karnataka Governor and former Gujarat minister Vajubhai Vala's son Bhavdeep today wrote to city police commissioner seeking registration of a cheating case against an oil mill owner and eight others.
Bhavdeep, who was a sleeping partner in Rajmoti Oil Mill owned by Samer Shah, wrote an application to police commissioner Anopamsinh Gehlot accusing Shah and eight others of issuing a fake cheque in his name.
Shah, also the president of Saurashtra Oil Millers' Association (SOM...Read More
October 11, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today termed the Emergency, imposed in 1975, as the biggest blow to democracy and said its memories should be kept alive to draw lessons to further fortify the democratic framework and values in the country.
"Emergency was the biggest blow to democracy. The kind of crisis that hit the country during that period had tempered the Indian democracy which came out stronger. I am grateful to those who struggled and fought against it. ...
"Emergency s...Read More
June 05, 2015
As Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala faced flak over the expenditure on Raj Bhavan renovation, Karnataka government today justified the works saying it was a "routine exercise" that was set in motion much before the present incumbent assumed office.
Vala had not demanded any renovation works at Raj Bhavan and the charges made against him were "not only false, but also baseless," the government said, a day after the Governor was embroiled in a controversy after the expenditure came...Read More
June 05, 2015
Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, a former Gujarat Finance Minister, was embroiled in a controversy over expenditure of Rs four crore on renovation of Raj Bhavan and another Rs 1.30 crore on air travel including by special flights during nine months.
The Congress government in Karnataka gave an approval on January 5 this year for taking up seven civil works at a cost of Rs three crore, besides electrical works worth Rs one crore, according to information furnished by the State P...Read More
March 10, 2015
73-year-old Vajubhai Vala, Governor of Karnataka is in news on national TV channels for disrespect of national anthem in public function. The function was about swearing in of transferred Judges of High Court. Vajubhai stood up in respect of national anthem before the ceremony started. But at the end of the ceremony when national anthem was played, Vajubhai didn't stand up steadily and left the stage. When he walked a few steps and reached between those attending the function and st...Read More
January 08, 2015
Education in Indian culture and tradition was aimed at its refinement and it would be wrong to term it as 'saffronisation', Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala has said.
"Some people deem education in Indian culture and refinement as saffronisation. Irrespective of these objections, we should ensure that important aspects of our culture and refinement are included in education. We are committed to continue with this task," Vala said.
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