Minutes after news emerged on Thursday that Governor RN Ravi has returned a set of bills that were pending with him for his assent to the Tamil Nadu Assembly, Speaker M Appavu said a special session of the Assembly has been convened on Saturday (November 18) to readopt the bills. As per the Constitution, when the Assembly passes a bill… Continue reading "Guv returns pending bills, TN govt calls for spl House session"
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Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi on Monday claimed that great national freedom fighters like the Maruthu brothers and Muthuramalinga Thevar have been reduced to the stature of caste leaders in the state due to a political conspiracy to promote the British Dravidian narrative. Celebrations commemorating their sacrifices have been privatised, he said. “A concerted attempt has been made in this… Continue reading "There is no Aryam or Dravidam: Governor R N Ravi"
Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi on Tuesday said the state government’s gazette notification of a search-cum-selection committee for the appointment of a vice-chancellor, which has excluded the UGC chairman’s nominee, lacked his sanction as Chancellor and hence should be withdrawn. Ravi, who is the Chancellor of state universities, said the notification was issued without any authority from the Chancellor,… Continue reading "Governor asks government to scrap gazette notification on Madras University V-C search panel"
Amid opposition to the Tamil Nadu Land Consolidation (for Special Projects) Act, 2023 bill, which was passed by the state government, Governor RN Ravi has accorded his consent following which a gazette notification has been issued. The Tamil Nadu Land Consolidation (for Special Projects) Act, 2023 that was passed on the last day of the recent assembly session, on April… Continue reading "Governor approves Tamil Nadu Land Consolidation Act, 2023 bill"
Chief Minister M K Stalin on Friday wrote to Governor R N Ravi stating that V Senthilbalaji will continue as a Minister without a portfolio. In the letter addressed to the Governor, the CM asserted that Senthilbalaji will continue as a Minister without a portfolio. This came after Stalin held a discussion with Law Minister S Regupathy at the Secretariat… Continue reading "Stalin asserts that Senthilbalaji will remain in his Cabinet"
Governor RN Ravi on Friday said 10,000 farmer producers’ organisations (FPOs) will be formed by the Central government to improve the socio-economic status of farmers in the nation. Addressing an interactive meeting on ‘Empowering the FPO’s towards excellence as part of International Millets Conference at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) in Coimbatore, Ravi said the FPO’s is the only platform… Continue reading "Central government to form 10,000 farmer producers’ organisations: Governor"
The DMK led Secular Progressive Alliance (SPA) has announced a protest demonstration against Governor RN Ravi for making ‘irresponsible’ public statements in violation of the Constitution and his oath of office to make the BJP top brass happy. The SPA parties have announced that they would stage a protest demonstration condemning Governor Ravi in front of the Raj Bhavan on… Continue reading "DMK and alliance parties to stage demo against Governor on 12 April"
Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit, who occupied the gubernatorial position in Tamil Nadu for four years, dropped a bombshell on Friday by stating that Vice-Chancellor posts in the State were being sold for Rs 40 crore to Rs 50 crore. Besides raising serious questions about alleged corruption at the top in the higher education sector, the statement by Purohit, a… Continue reading "Vice Chancellor post was sold for Rs 40-50 crore in Tamilnadu: Purohit"
Governor RN Ravi on Sunday said Dharma is a far more comprehensive concept than religion. Inaugurating the Centenary celebrations of ‘Palace for the Poor’ and Residential School at Ramakrishna Mission Students Home here, he said Dharma is all inclusive and rooted in the understanding of integral unity of creations. It is essentially spiritual awareness of presence of the divine in… Continue reading "Dharma is far more comprehensive than religion: Ravi"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin asserted that not even a ”speck of dust” fell on state Governor R N Ravi during a black flag protest against him in Mayiladuthurai and said the opposition AIADMK’s attempts to ”do politics” over the matter will not fructify ”as this is DMK rule.” Seeking to turn the tables on the principal opposition,… Continue reading "No compromise on Governor R N Ravi security: Stalin"