Confrontations between state governments and governors escalated after Narendra Modi began his second tenure as prime minister in 2019.
The CJI noted the similarity with the Punjab governor clearing Bills on November 10 after that state approached the SC on the matter.
Senior advocate P Wilson said the governor is acting in defiance of the Constitution, and the elected government and governor have become dysfunctional.
Speaking at an event in Rajapalayam on Friday, the Governor said only those schemes that are being directly implemented by the union government are fully benefitting the people.
Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy questioned the authority of the governor to appoint search-cum-selection committees for picking the vice-chancellors for state universities.
Though our Constitution begins with India that is Bharat, unfortunately, we have lost connection with Bharat.
Subramanian was responding to Ravi's statement made on Saturday that he would never give clearance to the Tamil Nadu Assembly adopted bill against the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET).
Higher education minister K Ponmudy said the common syllabus was sent to the VCs of 13 state universities a month ago and all of them have accepted the syllabus prepared by TANSCHE.
According to a statement shared by the state government, Stalin said Ravi has violated the oath of office he took under Article 159 of the constitution.
Ponmudi urged Ravi to take up any issue concerning higher education directly with him, as he is the Pro-Chancellor or the department head rather than rushing to the media.
Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi is an audacious newsmaker. He is barely bogged down by denunciation, even if his reckless act means overstepping the powers bestowed on him.
In a late evening communication to the chief minister, the governor said he would consult the attorney general and seek his legal opinion about the move.
Senior advocate KM Vijayan told The New Indian Express, "The governor has no powers to dismiss a minister..."
But in Tamil Nadu, in many universities, the chief minister is the chancellor with power to appoint vice-chancellors.
Allegations raised by NCPCR on conducting two-finger test on minor in Chidambaram was false: Health Minister Ma Subramanian
“But to please Governor R N Ravi, he submitted a report stating that the two-finger test was conducted,” said Subramanian.