R N Ravi

Making sense of Turf war between governors and state governments

Confrontations between state governments and governors escalated after Narendra Modi began his second tenure as prime minister in 2019.

published on : 3rd December 2023

What was Tamil Nadu Governor doing for three years, asks apex court

The CJI noted the similarity with the Punjab governor clearing Bills on November 10 after that state approached the SC on the matter. 

published on : 21st November 2023

Supreme Court expresses serious concern over Tamil Nadu Governor sitting on bills

Senior advocate P Wilson said the governor is acting in defiance of the Constitution, and the elected government and governor have become dysfunctional.

published on : 11th November 2023

TN govt not sincerely implementing centre's welfare schemes: Governor Ravi

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.

published on : 30th September 2023

TN Governor names 3 V-C selection panels, state government questions his authority

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. 

published on : 7th September 2023

‘Post 1947 India created as per coloniser’s vision’

Though our Constitution begins with India that is Bharat, unfortunately, we have lost connection with Bharat.

published on : 26th August 2023

Governor has nothing to do anymore with NEET bill, says TN Health Minister

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).

published on : 13th August 2023

Single syllabus in TN universities from this year

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.

published on : 22nd July 2023

Governor a threat to TN’s peace, fit to be removed: CM MK Stalin

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.

published on : 10th July 2023

TN Governor should understand his position and not talk politics, says Minister Ponmudi

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.

published on : 6th July 2023

Sacking of minister by TN governor an imprudent move

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.

published on : 1st July 2023

Tamil Nadu governor keeps dismissal order of minister Balaji in abeyance; to consult AG 

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.

published on : 30th June 2023

Governor dismisses Senthil Balaji from TN Cabinet, Stalin says will fight legally

Senior advocate KM Vijayan told The New Indian Express, "The governor has no powers to dismiss a minister..."

published on : 29th June 2023

Governor stalling Bill on Siddha University as it allows CM to appoint V-C: TN Health Minister

But in Tamil Nadu, in many universities, the chief minister is the chancellor with power to appoint vice-chancellors.

published on : 22nd June 2023

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.

published on : 1st June 2023
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