V Senthil Balaji from the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has been dropped from the Tamil Nadu cabinet as a minister without portfolio after governor RN Ravi accepted his resignation on Tuesday. Balaji gave his resignation on Monday, eight months after his arrest in a money laundering case. Chief minister M K Stalin recommended the acceptance of the resignation and… Continue reading "Governor Ravi accepts Senthilbalaji’s resignation"
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Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi, on January 29, alleged that eligible beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana scheme were unable to claim benefits citing administrative indifference and suspected corruption as the reasons. He claimed that villagers of Nagapattinam district were unable to claim benefits assured by the scheme following his visit to Keezhvenmani village. RN Ravi also visited Nambyar Nagar… Continue reading "Tamil Nadu Governor alleges corruption in PMAY"
The Raj Bhavan said the governor is hopeful that the government will now constitute search committees including a nominee of UGC chairman in line with the judgments of constitutional courts. Amidst the ongoing standoff between the Tamil Nadu Raj Bhavan and the state government on the appointment of vice chancellors to three universities, governor R N Ravi on Tuesday withdrew… Continue reading "Governor Ravi withdraws notifications on VC search committees"
The first contingent of 216 delegates from Chennai left for Kashi Tamil Sangamam Phase II in a special train on Friday. The maiden journey of the delegates was flagged off by Governor RN Ravi from Chennai Central railway station. The event is scheduled to be held in Varanasi from December 17 to 30. The delegates were accorded a grand reception… Continue reading "Governor Ravi flags off special train for Kashi Tamil Sangamam"
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"
Health minister Ma Subramanian responded to the remarks of the Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi on not approving the bill for NEET exemption. He said that the bill has gone to the president and we are issuing the clarifications, as requested to the Union Home Ministry, the role of Governor is no longer required. Talking about the Governor’s statement… Continue reading "Governor has no role to play in NEET Bill: Governor"
Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president K Annamalai, accompanied by senior leaders of the party, presented the second part of the DMK Files To Governor RN Ravi today. Annamalai wrote on Twitter, “We presented a memorandum seeking his excellency’s intervention & suitable action concerning Part 2 of DMK files with documents on Benami connected to the DMK Ministers/MLAs/MPs &… Continue reading "Annamalai submits DMK files part 2 to Governor RN Ravi"
The Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi on Monday said the education system should transform catering to the needs of the modern world. Addressing the Conference of Vice Chancellors of state and private universities in Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan in Udhagamandalam, Ravi said with a boom in Artificial Intelligence (AI), the students should be equipped well to meet emerging requirements… Continue reading "Education system should transform catering to the needs of the modern world: Governor R N Ravi"
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"
Tamil Nadu is the home of ancient civilisation and its language, which is probably as old as Sanskrit, has assimilated words from that language, Governor RN Ravi said on Friday. Sanskrit, too, was enriched with Tamil words, he claimed during his interaction with students of Bihar as part of the Yuva Sangam, Phase II, at the Raj Bhavan here. “Tamil… Continue reading "Tamil is as old as Sanskrit: Governor R N Ravi"