18 Mar 2013
The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the appointments of nine vice-chancellors and two pro-vice chancellors made recently by former Governor Devanand Konwar in various universities of Bihar.
05 Mar 2013
The Bihar government on Tuesday termed "serious and illegal" the issue related to appointment of Vice Chancellors and pro VCs by Governor "without consulting" the state government but refused to stop grant to universities on this count.
07 Dec 2012
The Patna High Court on Friday cancelled the appointment of six vice chancellors (VCs) and four pro-vice chancellors (Pro-VCs) of seven universities in Bihar over alleged illegalities in their appointments.
18 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday rapped the Centre for lack of transparency in the selection process of Chief Vigilance Commissioner and Vigilance Commissioners, following which government gave the assurance that no final decision will be taken without its nod.
12 Jul 2012
The Accountant General has indicted Bihar Governor Devanand Konwar, in his capacity as Chancellor of Universities, for appointment of six vice-chancellors and four pro-vice-chancellors without consultation with the state government.
05 Jul 2012
The Patna High Court on Wednesday asked the Governor-cum-Chancellor of Universities to reply to a show cause notice by July 26 next on a writ petition challenging appointment of six vice-chancellors and four pro-vice-chancellors.
17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Amid the controversy surrounding the observance of 'Good Governance Day', HRD Ministry has communicated to vice chancellors of all Central universities to complete all programmes related to the event before the Christmas break.
13 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Supreme Court's scathing observation on appointment of judges, saying it was a reality check for the PM.
08 Sep 2016
New Delhi: In a major setback to the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government, the Delhi High Court on Thursday revoked the city government’s order on appointing 21 legislators as parliamentary secretaries. The AAP government admitted in the court that the Lieutenant Governor's approval was not taken in the matter. After this a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal quashed the appointments.
22 Aug 2016
Mumbai: The appointment of Urjit Patel as the next Reserve Bank of India's governor signals policy continuity, although there is no immediate impact on sovereign ratings, credit rating agencies said on Sunday.