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.
In a bizarre way to stop 'anti-national' elements, the Chandigarh administration has decided to ban short skirts in discotheques.
The International Day of Yoga, which is celebrated every year on June 21, would be held in Chandigarh this year, said reports on Wednesday.
A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale hit the Andaman islands in the wee hours on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Maninder Dhillon was elected as Chandigarg Youth Congress president in 2012.
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.
Anuj Saini, the son of late Nek Chand, said he was asked to “go out” of the Rock Garden despite having an entry card.
Famously known as the City of Gardens, Chandigarh has another feather in its cap.
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.
Puducherry government is disbursing Rs 114.45 crore towards payment of flood relief to more than 2.86 lakh families affected by the floods.
Heavy rains pounded Puducherry overnight after a short relief with state agencies finding it tough to carry out rescue operations.
As much as 8,955 hectare area under paddy cultivation has been damaged by the unprecedented torrential rain that has hit the union territory.
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 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.
Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Monday said there was no room for corruption or malpractices in filling vacant posts in government departments.
In fresh trouble for Radhe Maa, Bollywood actress Dolly Bindra on Monday accused the self-style godwoman of sexually exploiting her.
Latching on to BJP's victory in Port Blair's local body elections, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has taken a dig at Congress saying its "losing spree" continues from mainland to islands.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a scathing attack on the opposition parties for frequent disruptions in the Monsoon Session of Parliament, saying the people of the country would not forgive them for their conduct.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called on doctors to focus on wellness, well-being and preventive healthcare.
Security has been beefed up ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit scheduled on Friday in Mohali to inaugurate the international airport.
The process for the September 28 biennial election to the lone seat for Rajya Sabha from Puducherry was set in motion on Thursday with the publication of statutory notification.
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