Satya Pal Malik

Satya Pal Malik was on Sunday sworn in as the Governor of Goa. Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court Justice Pradeep Nandrajog administered the oath of office to Malik at Raj Bhavan.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday recalled National Conference founder and former chief minister Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah's contribution to the nation building and development of the state.

The additional director general of the CRPF also briefed him about the role being played by the paramilitary force for internal security management, he said.

After unfurling the flag, Malik inspected the parade of para-military forces and Jammu and Kashmir Police.

He said alleging that Rahul Gandhi has put conditions is rubbish, as he only asked for freedom to meet everyone, including soldiers.

Gandhi said he and other opposition leaders would visit Jammu and Kashmir and urged Malik to allow them the freedom to meet people, and soldiers.

The Left leaders had gone to Srinagar to meet CPI(M) leader Md Tarigami and other party colleagues.

Stirring a political controversy, Jammu and Stirring a political controversy, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Sunday asked militants to stop killing innocent people, including security personnel, and rather target "those who have looted the wealth of Kashmir for years", a statement which evoked severe criticism from mainstream politicians. Governor Satya Pal Malik Sunday asked militants to stop killing innocent people, including security personnel, and rather target "those who have looted the wealth of Kashmir for years", a statement which evoked severe criticism from mainstream politicians.