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Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Banwarilal Purohit


Tamil Nadu COVID-19 wrap: No 'at home reception' at Raj Bhavan this year; Karti Chidambaram tests positive

August 03, 2020 10:17 pm

For the first time since the pandemic outbreak, the state’s death toll went past the 100-mark on a single day, taking the cumulative toll to 4,241 on Monday.

SC stays proceedings before Madras High Court in case against Tamil magazine

July 12, 2019 2:11 pm

On June 4, the Madras High Court granted interim relief to Nakkheeran editor R Gopal by staying proceedings against him in the case in a lower court.

‘If a system can’t reform people in 20 yrs, something is seriously wrong with it’: D Pandian

November 11, 2018 1:19 am

Seriously injured in the suicide attack that killed Rajiv Gandhi, CPI leader D Pandian is its first victim to demand that the convicts in the case be released

Varsity sex scandal: Tamil Nadu Raj Bhavan denies charges, calls reports ‘yellow journalism’

October 13, 2018 6:57 am

Besides questioning the role of Purohit and his officers in the sex scandal, reports in a weekly had alleged that Nirmala Devi had visited them.

Tamil magazine employees move Madras High Court for anticipatory bail

October 12, 2018 6:42 pm

The employees of the vernacular 'Nakkheeran' have been named as accused in the FIR registered over which the editor R Gopal was arrested by police and subsequently released by a city court.

Days after journalist's arrest, TN Raj Bhavan slams media for 'yellow journalism', denies Governor's links with Nirmala Devi

October 12, 2018 2:49 pm

The statement comes days after journalist R Gopal, editor of Tamil bi-weekly Nakkeeran, was arrested for the reports against TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

Indian Newspaper Society condemns Nakkeeran editor’s arrest

October 12, 2018 3:30 am

Appealing to the President to intervene urgently to “to rein in gubernatorial excess,” INS demanded the “immediate withdrawal of the case” against Gopal and his colleagues.

Nakkeeran editor held for reports on Tamil Nadu Governor, freed after court order

October 10, 2018 4:45 am

R Gopal was arrested under Section 124 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) — “assaulting President, Governor etc with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power”

Crores changed hands in appointment of V-Cs: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit

October 07, 2018 7:31 pm

Reacting to his remarks, the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) in the state said it had no role in the appointments of vice-chancellors.

Governor 'enjoys unhindered freedom': Raj Bhavan over DMK stir

June 25, 2018 11:18 am

The DMK led by its working president M K Stalin, had staged a protest in Chennai on Saturday demanding Purohit's resignation and said the party would intensify the stir if he continued to hold review meetings in districts.