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PMK embarrasses NDA, says it will contest LS poll in Pondy

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 13:52

The NDA combine in Puducherry has found itself in an embarrassing spot after one of its partner PMK announced it would contest the lone Lok Sabha seat in the union territory.

PK Bansal files nomination papers for Chandigarh seat

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 13:32

Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and four-time MP Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, polling for which will be held on April 10.

Cash at judge`s door: Defence claims entries in DDR fabricated

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 01:12

A defence lawyer in 2008 cash-at-judge`s door scam, involving former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav, questioned authenticity of entries made in Daily Dairy Reports (DDR).

Protest in Congress camp against renomination of Narayanasamy

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 01:47

Protesting against renomination of Union Minister V Narayanasamy for Lok Sabha poll from Puducherry, leaders of different wings of Congress today threatened to resign from the party.

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hits Nicobar Islands

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 20:12

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted Nicobar Islands on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

Former Speaker is ruling AINRC candidate in Puducherry LS seat

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 20:01

The ruling All India NR Congress in Puducherry on Thursday fielded former Assembly Speaker R Radhakrishnan in the union territory`s lone Lok Sabha seat.

Puducherry Assembly adjourned sine die

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 15:17

The interim budget session of the Puducherry Assembly adjourned sine die within half an hour of commencement of proceedings and after transacting the scheduled business.

About 800 boxes of liquor seized, one held in Chandigarh

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 21:24

Police here on Tuesday seized close to 800 boxes of liquor from a vehicle and arrested a person in connection with it, as part of its drive before the Lok Sabha polls.

Tough battle on cards for lone LS seat in Puducherry

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 13:09

Major political parties, including AIADMK, DMK and the ruling AINRC headed by Chief Minister N Rangaswamy are expected to fight it out for the lone Lok Sabha seat in this union territory that goes to the polls on April 24, along with Tamil Nadu.

Will share knowhow with Puducherry to restore beach: French ambassador

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 02:36

France will share its technology with the Puducherry government as part of a joint initiative to restore and strengthen the beach in the Union Territory, French Ambassador to India, Francois Richier, said here today.