Govt urged to restart all units of AFT mill

Various trade unions of public sector owned AFT mill on Saturday urged the government to restart all three units and withdraw the lay off, continuing for another six months since July 22.

AIADMK stages walkout during question time in Puducherry Assembly

All five opposition AIADMK legislators staged a walkout from the Assembly during question time on Tuesday to protest Speaker V Sabapathy reportedly permitting ruling AINRC legislators raise supplementary questions 'without limit'.

DMK raps Puducherry govt for 'delay' in filling vacant posts

Opposition DMK Tuesday lambasted the AINRC government here for 'delay' in filling 151 posts of Office superintendents, lying vacant for several years.

Puducherry: Congress demands CBI probe into issue of fake certificates

Leader of the opposition and former Chief Minister V Vaithilingam Thursday demanded a CBI probe or a judicial enquiry into alleged instances of 'fake certificates' available to students for getting admissions to professional courses under government quota in Puducherry.

UT govt to take steps to curb menace of plastic materials

Electricity and Science and Technology Minister of Puducherry, T Thiagarajan told the ruling AINRC members and opposition block today that the government would intensify steps to ensure the menace arising out of plastic materials was curbed by adopting the rules.

Criminal action sought against JIPMER for 'flouting' recruitment rules`

Ruling AINRC legislator Ashok Anand Monday demanded that criminal action be taken against officials of centrally sponsored JIPMER for allegedly flouting norms over recruitment of employees to various posts.

Rangasamy-led govt adopts discriminatory approach: AIADMK

The opposition AIADMK today charged the Rangasamy-led AINRC government with "adopting discriminatory approach in implementation of welfare schemes."

DMK flays Pondy govt on MBBS quota issue

The DMK Thursday lambasted the Rangasamy-led AINRC government here for `failure` to ensure that private medical colleges earmarked 50 per cent of the total seats available in MBBS course for government.

Puducherry CM greets Narendra Modi

Puducherry Chief Minister and AINRC chief N Rangasamy on Saturday congratulated Narendra Modi for the BJP-led NDA`s `historic win` in the Lok Sabha polls.

Narayanasamy defeated in Puducherry as AINRC wrests seat

Continuing with its spectacular electoral debut of the 2011 Assembly polls, ruling AINRC in Puducherry on Friday wrested the lone Lok Sabha seat from Congress with its nominee R Radhakrishnan trouncing Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy.

AINRC govt no better than previous Cong regime: DMK

The opposition DMK today charged the Rangasamy led AINRC government with adopting the same `anti people` measures that the erstwhile Congress administration followed in the Union Territory.

Hectic campaigning on in Puducherry

With just over a week to go for the polls, the Union Territory is witnessing hectic campaigning by candidates who are straining every sinew to secure the lone Lok Sabha seat.

Puducherry

Also known as the French Riviera of the East, the Union Territory of Puducherry was granted the status of a Union Territory in 1963.

`AINRC candidate is NDA nominee from Puducherry LS seat`

Confusion continued to prevail over the NDA`s candidate for the lone Lok Sabha seat Puducherry, with BJP and ruling AINRC stating that the latter`s candidate is the official nominee.

Former Speaker is ruling AINRC candidate in Puducherry LS seat

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.

DMK condemns govt`s `failure` to maintain law and order

Opposition DMK on Wednesday staged a demonstration a short distance from the Assembly campus to condemn the `failure` of AINRC government to maintain law and order and also provide efficient administration.

Congress to take out rally on September 21

Congress would take out a rally and hold a demonstration near the Assembly on September 21 to condemn `failure of the AINRC Government to maintain law and order in the Union Territory`.

Law and order in shambles in Puducherry: Narayanasamy

Lashing out at N Rangasamy-led AINRC government V Narayanasamy said law and order situation in Puducherry was in shambles and no development schemes have been implemented since it came to power.

Rangasamy turns 63 on Sunday

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy turned 63 today

AINRC announces `unanimous support` to Pranab

Puducherry CM N Rangasamy formally announced the "unanimous decision" of his party AINRC to support UPA Presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee.