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MK Stalin condemns Governor Banwarilal Purohit's imprisonment warning, vows to protect Tamil Nadu's autonomy
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MK Stalin condemns Governor Banwarilal Purohit's imprisonment warning, vows to protect Tamil Nadu's autonomy

Accusing Governor Banwarilal Purohit of indulging in "direct politics", DMK President MK Stalin said his party would not be cowed down by such threats.

Sterlite protest updates: 13 people killed, 102 others wounded, confirms new Thoothukudi district collector
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Sterlite protest updates: 13 people killed, 102 others wounded, confirms new Thoothukudi district collector

The NHRC has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court to order an inquiry into the police killings in Thoothukudi. This plea will be heard on Friday by the court. Meanwhile, DMK's working president MK Stalin led a protest against the Palaniswami government outside the chief minister's office in Chennai.

BJP leader H Raja calls Kanimozhi 'illegitimate child' of DMK chief Karunanidhi, triggers fresh row
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BJP leader H Raja calls Kanimozhi 'illegitimate child' of DMK chief Karunanidhi, triggers fresh row

H Raja triggered a new controversy on Wednesday when he made a veiled attack on DMK MP Kanimozhi, calling her an "illegitimate" child of party chief M Karunanidhi

Banwarilal Purohit not justified in patting journalist on cheek, but don't make it out to be a national calamity
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Banwarilal Purohit not justified in patting journalist on cheek, but don't make it out to be a national calamity

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit patting the cheek of a female journalist during a press conference was unprofessional and perhaps unnecessary, but the fight loses its steam when we trivialise it and balloon it into a major catastrophe

Banwarilal Purohit apologises to journalist in letter, says he patted her cheek to 'appreciate a good question'
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Banwarilal Purohit apologises to journalist in letter, says he patted her cheek to 'appreciate a good question'

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit has apologised to the journalist who had accused him of patronisingly — and without her consent — patting her on the cheek, saying he regrets his action but did so in order to appreciate a good question.

Banwarilal Purohit embroiled in 'cheeky' trouble: A look back at Tamil Nadu governor's 40-year political career
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Banwarilal Purohit embroiled in 'cheeky' trouble: A look back at Tamil Nadu governor's 40-year political career

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit courted controversy on Tuesday evening after he was accused of improper behaviour after diplomatically patting a woman journalist on her cheek, apparently when posed with a series of tough questions

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit pats woman journalist on cheek without consent; DMK terms behaviour 'unbecoming'
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Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit pats woman journalist on cheek without consent; DMK terms behaviour 'unbecoming'

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit, on Tuesday, courted controversy when he diplomatically patted a woman journalist, apparently to parry a question, with DMK terming the incident as "unbecoming" of a person holding a Constitutional post.

Don't know the accused woman, says Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit on sex for degrees case
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Don't know the accused woman, says Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit on sex for degrees case

Based on the report from the university, Purohit, in his capacity as the chancellor, had ordered for inquiry by a high powered committee, the statement said.

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit meets PM, Rajnath Singh amid protests over Cauvery dispute
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Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit meets PM, Rajnath Singh amid protests over Cauvery dispute

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed the current political situation in the midst of the uproar in the state over Cauvery river water issue

Theni forest fire: Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit condoles death of ten trekkers, hopes for early recovery of injured
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Theni forest fire: Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit condoles death of ten trekkers, hopes for early recovery of injured

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday condoled the death of 10 persons killed in a forest fire in Theni district.

Jayendra Saraswathi interred in Kanchi Mutt; Tamil Nadu governor, Union ministers present during ceremony
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Jayendra Saraswathi interred in Kanchi Mutt; Tamil Nadu governor, Union ministers present during ceremony

Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Mutt, was buried in the Brindhavan annexe in the premises of the religious establishment with Vedic honours.

Vice-chancellor of Coimbatore's Bharathiyar University, A Ganapathi, suspended on corruption charges
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Vice-chancellor of Coimbatore's Bharathiyar University, A Ganapathi, suspended on corruption charges

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit suspended A Ganapathi, vice-chancellor of Coimbatore-based Bharathiyar University, who was arrested for alleged graft, saying the charges levelled against him were "serious"

DMK leader MK Stalin says AIADMK functioning like 'branch' of BJP in Tamil Nadu
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DMK leader MK Stalin says AIADMK functioning like 'branch' of BJP in Tamil Nadu

MK Stalin said that the entire nation knows that the AIADMK party is functioning like a branch of BJP and is submissive to the latter, even though Chief Minister K Palaniswamy, in a bid to refute this, recently said that his party is not in alliance with BJP

Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: Over 600 Tamil Nadu and Kerala fishermen still missing
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Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: Over 600 Tamil Nadu and Kerala fishermen still missing

More than 600 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Kerala continued to remain missing after Cyclone Ockhi rampaged through parts of south and western India a fortnight ago,

Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: Tamil Nadu governor seeks assistance from Centre for relief work in Kanyakumari
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Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: Tamil Nadu governor seeks assistance from Centre for relief work in Kanyakumari

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday sought relief assistance from the Centre for the state's Cyclone Ockhi-hit Kanyakumari district

DMK to protest on Cyclone Ockhi's 'missing fishermen' issue; MK Stalin to meet Governor Banwarilal Purohit
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DMK to protest on Cyclone Ockhi's 'missing fishermen' issue; MK Stalin to meet Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Opposition DMK will stage a protest here on Tuesday urging the Centre and state government to expedite rescue of missing Kanyakumari fishermen post Cyclone Ockhi, party working president MK Stalin said on Monday.

Armed Forces Flag Day: Politicians cut across party lines to pay tribute, urge people to donate generously
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Armed Forces Flag Day: Politicians cut across party lines to pay tribute, urge people to donate generously

Politicians expressed solidarity with the Indian armed forces and appealed to the people to donate for their welfare on occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day

Centre to sanction Rs 1 lakh cr to Tamil Nadu for highways, ports projects, says Nitin Gadkari
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Centre to sanction Rs 1 lakh cr to Tamil Nadu for highways, ports projects, says Nitin Gadkari

Tamil Nadu wants the centre to also implement the interlinking of rivers Mahanadhi-Godavari-Krishna-Pennar-Palar-Cauvery-Vaigai

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy alleges 'interference' by governor Banwarilal Purohit and LG Kiran Bedi
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Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy alleges 'interference' by governor Banwarilal Purohit and LG Kiran Bedi

Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy on Sunday alleged that Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit and Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi were 'interfering' in the routine administration of the governments.

Narendra Modi in Chennai: PM raises red flag over 'factually incorrect' news; pays 'courtesy call' to M Karunanidhi
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Narendra Modi in Chennai: PM raises red flag over 'factually incorrect' news; pays 'courtesy call' to M Karunanidhi

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a day-visit to Chennai for the celebration of 75th anniversary of Tamil daily Dina Thanthi and met DMK chief M Karunanidhi, over 10,000 policemen were posted in the city to ensure a smooth arrival of the prime minister.