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Tamil Nadu Governor

Crores exchanged hands in appointment of VCs: TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Reacting to his remarks, the ruling AIADMK said it had no role to play in the appointments of vice-chancellors.

Oct 06, 2018, 22:01 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Governor will reject Tamil Nadu govt recommendation, says Subramanian Swamy

Swamy said, "It's a recommendation only, not binding on Tamil Nadu Governor. He has the sole discretion. I am sure he`ll go through the record. Given his scholarly habit, he`ll reject the recommendation."

Sep 10, 2018, 00:27 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tamil Nadu cabinet recommends to Governor to release 7 life convicts

The recommendation will be sent to the governor immediately said D Jayakumar, Tamil Nadu minister after a cabinet meeting took place in Chennai.

Sep 09, 2018, 18:38 PM IST

BJP leader S Ve Shekher apologises for offensive Facebook post against women journalists

The post said women reporters had to sleep with their bosses to get their jobs, among other things.

Apr 20, 2018, 17:57 PM IST

BJP leader H Raja calls DMK MP K Kanimozhi an 'illegitimate child', sparks outrage

Raja's tweet seemed to question the journalists who were demanding an apology from Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit for touching a lady reporter's face without seeking her consent.

Apr 18, 2018, 16:59 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Governor apologises, says patted journo's cheek considering her as my granddaughter

According to the Governor, the pat was an expression of affection and appreciation for her “performance as a journalist”.

Apr 18, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

TN journalists demand apology from Governor Purohit for patting cheek of lady reporter

Journalists in Tamil Nadu are outraged and say it is the act - and not necessarily the intention - which is appaling. 

Apr 18, 2018, 07:00 AM IST

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit faces outrage after patting journalist on the cheek without seeking consent

Consent and violation of personal space dominated the discussion of the incident.

Apr 17, 2018, 23:28 PM IST

Tamil Nadu opposition seek intervention of Governor Banwarilal Purohit in Cauvery issue: Full text of the memorandum

They met him as a culmination of the week-long march demanding the constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board.

Apr 13, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

You are Tamil Nadu's First Citizen, speak up on Cauvery issue: Opposition leaders tell Governor Banwarilal Purohit

They accused the Centre of attempting to delaying the constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board with an eye on the coming Karnataka Assembly election.

Apr 13, 2018, 14:27 PM IST

Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati interred at Kanchi math

Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati has been interred at the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham. The 69th head of the math died of a cardiac arrest on Wednesday morning. He was 82.

Mar 01, 2018, 07:11 AM IST

New governors appointed for Arunachal, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Meghalaya

President Ram Nath Kovind announced the appointment of five new governors on Saturday. These include the governors of  Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Meghalaya.

Sep 30, 2017, 11:07 AM IST

DMK urges Governor to 'nullify' trust vote; To stage fast on Feb 22

DMK today appealed to Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to "nullify" the vote of confidence won by Sasikala loyalist E K Palaniswami, alleging it was adopted by contravening the rules of the state Assembly.

Feb 19, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

Convene Assembly within a week for floor test: Attorney General advises Tamil Nadu Governor

The Attorney General has given opinion to Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao that Assembly should be convened within a week for floor test to decide whether O Panneerselvam or VK Sasikala have the majority.

Feb 13, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

Swamy condemns TN govt's ''deplorable'' behaviour, says Congress might have influenced him

Condemning Tamil Nadu Governor C. H. Vidyasagar Rao's act of delaying an appropriate decision in the ongoing Tamil Nadu political crisis, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said that the Congress is not attacking the governor so maybe they have influenced him for delaying swearing-in of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhaga (AIADMK) General Secretary.

Feb 09, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

'How did Jayalalithaa convey to Governor to allocate her portfolios to Panneerselvam?'

Opposition leaders in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday questioned how the ailing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa told the Governor to allocate her portfolios to Finance Minister O. Panneerselvam.

Oct 13, 2016, 00:51 AM IST

Tamil Nadu should stop whining about Cauvery river: Subramanian Swamy

Calling on Tamil Nadu to stop `whining` over the Cauvery river, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that the state should instead desalinate sea water for drinking purpose as well as for irrigation.

Sep 07, 2016, 09:01 AM IST

Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu; farmers continue protest, schools shut

The Supreme Court had on Monday gave Karnataka three days to respond to Tamil Nadu's plea and release 15,000 cusecs of water daily for 10 days from September 7-16.

Sep 07, 2016, 08:58 AM IST

Tamil Nadu Governor, Sharad Pawar join 'Yagam' performed by KCR

The 'Ayutha Chandi Maha Yagam', "being performed for universal good and peace", began on December 23.

Dec 26, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Governor instructs officials to maintain law and order

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah Saturday summoned senior state government and police officials and instructed them to maintain law and order and prevent further violence.

Sep 27, 2014, 23:25 PM IST