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.
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.
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.
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.
08 Aug 2011
Bihar Governor Devanand Konwar on Monday met Union Home Minister P Chidambaram to present his stand in connection with the controversy surrounding his alleged decision to appoint six Vice Chancellors (VCs) without consulting the state government.
02 Aug 2011
Without taking consultation of the state government, Bihar Governor and Chancellor Devanand Kunwar on Monday appointed new Vice-Chancellors for six universities in the state. However, the Human Resource and Development Ministry has pooh poohed the Governor’s decision.
08 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today voiced his displeasure over the appointment of senior BJP leader Ram Nath Kovind as new Governor for the state without consulting him, saying he got the information through media.