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Kiran Bedi takes oath as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry
Kiran Bedi takes oath as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry

Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Sunday took oath as the Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Puducherry.

Kiran Bedi to assume charge as Lt Governor of Puducherry today
Kiran Bedi to assume charge as Lt Governor of Puducherry today

Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi is set to assume charge as Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Puducherry on Sunday.

V Narayanaswamy to be new chief minister of Puducherry
V Narayanaswamy to be new chief minister of Puducherry

The Congress party on Saturday formally elected senior leader V Narayanaswamy to be the new chief minister of Puducherry.

Congress to hold legislature party meeting in Puducherry today, decision on CM candidate likely
Congress to hold legislature party meeting in Puducherry today, decision on CM candidate likely

The Congress party is finally holding its legislature party meeting in Puducherry on Saturday. The party is yet to announce its Chief Ministerial candidate for the Union Territory.

President Pranab Mukherjee appoints Kiran Bedi as Lieutenant Governor of  Puducherry
President Pranab Mukherjee appoints Kiran Bedi as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry

Kiran Bedi named new Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry.

Campaigning ends in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Campaigning ended on Saturday in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry for May 16 Assembly polls, ringing the curtain down on the gruelling two-month-long exercise.

5.3-intensity earthquake hits Andaman & Nicobar Islands, no tsunami alert issued
5.3-intensity earthquake hits Andaman & Nicobar Islands, no tsunami alert issued

The quake struck at 9:33 PM at a depth of 10 kms, according to National Centre for Seismology.

Remember that Rs 14 crore diamond robbery case in Chandigarh? Police says it was concocted
Remember that Rs 14 crore diamond robbery case in Chandigarh? Police says it was concocted

Here's the real story of Chandigarh's biggest-ever "heist" of Rs 14 crore at Forever Diamonds in Sector 17.

Sonia targets BJP, AINRC, AIADMK in Puducherry
Sonia targets BJP, AINRC, AIADMK in Puducherry

Accusing the BJP-led NDA government and AINRC regime here of doing nothing for the welfare of the people of the union territory, Congress President Sonia Gandhi Thursday sought mandate for DMK-Congress combine in the May 16 assembly elections to ensure all round development.

Free mobiles, set-top-boxes and laptops in AIADMK manifesto for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
Free mobiles, set-top-boxes and laptops in AIADMK manifesto for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

Incumbent Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa on Thursday released her party's manifesto for Tamil Nadu as well as Puducherry, whose Assemblies go to election on May 16.

Puducherry Assembly Elections 2016: 366 nominations found valid at end of scrutiny

Election authorities here on Saturday found 366 nominations, including that of chief minister N Rangasamy, to be in order at the end of scrutiny of the papers filed by candidates contesting the May 16 Assembly polls in the Union Territory.

Not interested in doing moral policing, no ban on mini skirts in discotheques: Chandigarh Home Secy
Not interested in doing moral policing, no ban on mini skirts in discotheques: Chandigarh Home Secy

As the news of Chandigarh banning short skirts in discotheques spread like fire, Home Secretary Anurag Agarwal, Wednesday, clarified that the administration doesn't intends to do moral policing and no such policy has been approved.

Chandigarh bans short skirts in discotheques, gets epic responses on Twitter. Read
Chandigarh bans short skirts in discotheques, gets epic responses on Twitter. Read

In a bizarre way to stop 'anti-national' elements, the Chandigarh administration has decided to ban short skirts in discotheques.

Next Yoga Day event likely to be held in Chandigarh, PM Modi may attend
Next Yoga Day event likely to be held in Chandigarh, PM Modi may attend

The International Day of Yoga, which is celebrated every year on June 21, would be held in Chandigarh this year, said reports on Wednesday.

Earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale hit the Andaman islands in the wee hours on Wednesday.

Assembly Elections 2016: No alliance with AINRC, says AIADMK in Puducherry
Assembly Elections 2016: No alliance with AINRC, says AIADMK in Puducherry

Seeking to put a lid on speculations, the AIADMK unit here on Sunday said it would not have any truck with the ruling AINRC for the May 16 assembly elections in the union territory.

Puducherry: Rangasamy yet to announce AINRC's poll strategy
Puducherry: Rangasamy yet to announce AINRC's poll strategy

Even as most political parties in this Union Territory have announced their strategy for the May 16 assembly polls, the ruling AINRC is keeping everyone guessing as it is yet to spell out its plans.

Election Commission to visit Puducherry, Tamil Nadu to review poll readiness
Election Commission to visit Puducherry, Tamil Nadu to review poll readiness

The Election Commission will be in poll-bound Puducherry and Tamil Nadu for three days from Wednesday to take stock of their preparedness for staging the exercise.

Small local dailies, tabloids under scanner in Puducherry for paid news
Small local dailies, tabloids under scanner in Puducherry for paid news

Puducherry Chief Electoral Officer has said the EC had directed that small local newspapers and tabloids should also be under the scanner of the committees for checking against publication of paid news.

Chandigarh Youth Congress president Maninder Dhillon dies in a road accident
Chandigarh Youth Congress president Maninder Dhillon dies in a road accident

Maninder Dhillon was elected as Chandigarg Youth Congress president in 2012.

West Bengal Assembly polls to kick-off in Maoist-hit areas

The counting will be taken up on May 19.

Chandigarh spells rules on sale of fatigues of security forces after Pathankot attack

The Chandigarh administration has taken steps to regulate the sale of uniforms and other items belonging to Army, police and paramilitary forces to prevent terrorists from misusing them.

Why was Rock Garden creator's son asked to leave before PM Narendra Modi's arrival?
Why was Rock Garden creator's son asked to leave before PM Narendra Modi's arrival?

Anuj Saini, the son of late Nek Chand, said he was asked to “go out” of the Rock Garden despite having an entry card.

Congratulations Chandigarh, for being the only successful perfect city in world
Congratulations Chandigarh, for being the only successful perfect city in world

Famously known as the City of Gardens, Chandigarh has another feather in its cap.

Bhagat Singh or Mangal Sein? Badal fumes as BJP plays politics over Chandigarh airport

The Chandigarh Airport has got a new terminal building, including an international terminal that was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on September 11 without the facility bearing a name. 

Rs 114.45 cr flood relief to affected families in Puducherry

Puducherry government is disbursing Rs 114.45 crore towards payment of flood relief to more than 2.86 lakh families affected by the floods.

Rains continue to lash Puducherry

Heavy rains pounded Puducherry overnight after a short relief with state agencies finding it tough to carry out rescue operations.

Puducherry: Over 8,900 hectare area under paddy lost in rain
Puducherry: Over 8,900 hectare area under paddy lost in rain

As much as 8,955 hectare area under paddy cultivation has been damaged by the unprecedented torrential rain that has hit the union territory.

Rain continues to batter Puducherry

Heavy rains on Friday pounded Puducherry, putting a brake on rescue and relief work in the Union Territory that has been lashed by torrential rain during the last one month.

Eight quakes jolt Andaman & Nicobar islands

Eight earthquakes, including two major ones, struck the Andaman and Nicobar islands in a span of eight hours on Sunday, with each measuring around five or more on the Richter Scale, but there was no tsunami alert.