Governor rejects TN govt’s list, forms committee to find new VC for Anna varsity Vice Chancellors were appointed for University of Madras and Madurai Kamaraj University on Saturday by Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao. However, all the three candidates proposed for the vice chancellorship of the Anna University were rejected by the Governor. “The governor has ordered the constitution of a… Continue reading "Governor rejects TN govt’s list, forms committee to find new VC for Anna varsity"
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Tamil Nadu Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao has sent a report to President Pranab Mukherjee on the commotion witnessed in the State Legislative Assembly when the motion of confidence was moved by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday last. Palaniswami had won the vote of confidence by a steep margin amid stormy situation in the House. The Governor has sent… Continue reading "TN Assembly chaos: Governor submits report to President"
Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao has sought a report from the Assembly Secretary on the unsavoury incidents witnessed in the House when Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy won a trust vote. Rao has sought “a factual report,” on the entire proceedings from the time the House assembled at 11 am on February 18 and till it was adjourned sine… Continue reading "Assembly violence: Governor seeks ‘factual report’"
Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday morning invited AIADMK legislature party leader Edappadi K. Palanisamy to meet him, Following this, the minister called on the governor at the Raj Bhavan. During the meeting, Rao invited Palanisamy to form government. He has been asked to prove his majority in the Assembly within fifteen days. Palanisamy was accompanied by senior ministers. On… Continue reading "Governor invites Edappadi Palanisamy to form govt"
Tamil Nadu Ch Vidyasagar Rao has consulted former Attorney General and eminent jurist Soli Sorabjee to end political crisis over next chief minister of the state. Sorabjee said Rao cannot delay his decision to appoint a stable government in the State indefinitely. Sorabjee said, “Though the Governor is waiting for the apex court to pronounce its ruling, he just cannot… Continue reading "TN political crisis: Governor seeks opinion from Soli Sorabjee"
A ‘letter by governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to the Centre’, on the present political situation of Tamil Nadu, has been doing rounds in the media. In the letter, the governor expressed reservations over inviting AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala to form government. He also said there is no crisis in TN since the incumbed chief minister has been asked… Continue reading "Governor not in mood to invite Sasi to form govt?"
Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, who had kept away from Chennai for the last three days amid a bitter war of words between AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala and Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, reached the state capital this afternoon. According to sources, he has given appointments to Panneerselvam at 5.30 pm and to Sasikala at 7.30 pm. Both… Continue reading "Governor in Chennai; Sasikala and OPS to meet him"
Amid the ongoing political drama in Tamil Nadu, Governor C Vidyasagar Rao would be reaching here today. While AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala claimed an overwhelming majority of party MLAs, rebellious chief minister O Panneerselvam too has claimed he has their backing. The Sasikala camp, which claimed the support of the majority of MLAs, late on Wednesday herded its… Continue reading "Governor in Chennai today, all eyes on Raj Bhavan"
The Tamil Nadu Assembly’s first session of 2017 commenced today with the governor’s speech. “A bill to replace the ordinance amending the relevant provision of the Prevention of Cruelty Animals Act (PCA), 1960” was one among the various other topics that the governor spoke about. He also appreciated the solidarity showed by the people of the state to conduct Jallikattu.… Continue reading "Governor hails Jallikattu protests"
Tamil Nadu governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, chief minister O Panneerselvam and other leaders today conveyed their Pongal greetings. In a statement, Rao said, “The Harvest festival – Pongal brings new hope to the farmers marking the end of the winter season and the beginning of the Tamil month ‘Thai’ making the way for progress.” He added: “On the joyous occasion… Continue reading "Governor, CM convey Pongal greetings"