23 Nov 2020
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday promulgated an ordinance banning online gaming based on a proposal from the state government.
01 Nov 2020
Tamil Nadu's Minister for Agriculture, R Doraikkannu, passed away on Saturday after battling COVID-19. The 72-year-old leader breathed his last at a private hospital in Chennai.
24 Aug 2020
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Monday that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 66-year-old asked his close contacts to go into strict quarantine immediately.
04 Aug 2020
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 51-year-old has been admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, Haryana.
03 Aug 2020
Member of Parliament Karti Chidamabaram (48) on Monday revealed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Chidamabaram, who represents Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu) in the Lok Sabha, is the latest among prominent political figures to have contracted the infection.
03 Aug 2020
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Yediyurappa is the second state CM after Madhya Pradesh's Shivraj Singh Chouhan to have tested positive.
12 Oct 2019
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held discussions concerning issues of trade and terrorism in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram. This marked day one of the ongoing informal summit between the two leaders.
05 Jul 2019
The Madras High Court on Friday granted a one-month ordinary leave to Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts in former PM Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, to make arrangements for the wedding of her daughter who lives in London.
07 Oct 2018
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has alleged that crores of rupees exchanged hands in the appointment of Vice-Chancellors to universities before he took over.
25 Sep 2018
The mother of AG Perarivalan, who's one of the seven assassins of Rajiv Gandhi, met Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Monday to seek her son's release.
09 Sep 2018
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday chaired the ninth state-level monitoring committee meet to eradicate ragging in educational institutions and advised further strengthening of the mechanism.
20 Apr 2018
When TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit patted a female journalist's cheek at a press-conference, BJP leader S Ve Shekher thought it wasn't a big deal as 'women journalists are forced to sleep around anyway.'
18 Apr 2018
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has found himself at the centre of another controversy as he patted a journalist's cheek, after a press conference.
30 Sep 2017
President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed new Governors for Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Assam, and Meghalaya.
18 Aug 2016
Four new State Governors have been appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.