Setback For Kiran Bedi, Court Says Lieutenant Governor Can't Act Independently
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 8:26 PM
In a major setback for Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, the Madras HC has said the Lieutenant Governor has no powers to interfere or act independently. "The court has said that in matters of finance, administration and service matters, she (Kiran Bedi) can't act independently but has to consult and act on the advise of council of ministers," said Gandhirajan, the Congress leader's lawyer.
Battling Kiran Bedi Over Helmets, Puducherry Chief Minister Sits On Road
Thursday, February 14, 2019, 7:35 AM
Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy and his ministers are sitting in protest on road outside Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi's residence, in latest round of stand-off between Congress government and former IPS officer. V Narayanasamy led the sit-in against the rule making wearing helmets compulsory for motorists. While Kiran Bedi wants immediate implementation of rule, Mr Narayanasamy wants it to be done in a phased manner.