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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.

Puducherry polls: AINRCs first list of 21 candidates includes CM Rangasamy

The ruling AINRC on Wednesday announced that it will contest the May 16 Assembly elections in the Union Territory on its own.

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.

Puducherry polls: Most parties yet to firm up strategy

With hardly two months left for the assembly polls, political parties in the Union Territory of Puducherry are yet to firm up their electoral strategy and decide on whether to go it alone or form alliances.

Tamil Nadu: 70 lakh kids to get polio vaccination

The state government has set up over 43,000 booths across the state, including at primary health centres, for administering the vaccine drops to over 70 lakh children, an official release said.

Rahul Gandhi not provided adequate security during visit: Narayanasamy

 ICC General Secretary V Narayanasamy on Saturday alleged that territorial police failed to provide due security to party Vice president Rahul Gandhi during his visit to rain-hit villages here on December 8.

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.

Rain resumes in Puducherry forcing evacuation of thousands of people

After a 13-hour lull, heavy showers resumed on Thursday in Puducherry where large areas have been inundated and over 400 houses damaged due to torrential rains.

No corruption in appointments in government departments: Puducherry CM

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Monday said there was no room for corruption or malpractices in filling vacant posts in government departments.

Govt will continue with path-breaking programmes for inclusive development: Puducherry ​LG

Lt Governor of Puducherry Lt General (retired) AK Singh on Friday said the government would remain steadfast in its commitment to the cause of the downtrodden and backward classes.

Puducherry: Rangasamy asks doctors to serve in rural areas

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Monday asked doctors in Union Territory to serve people in villages so that health care services would be available to the poor.

Foundation for super speciality hspital at Karaikal soon: Puducherry CM

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy Monday said that the foundation stone for construction of a super-speciality hospital at Karaikal would be laid soon.

Puducherry: BJP wants free rice scheme implemented on basis of income

BJP, an alliance partner of the ruling AINRC, on Tuesday demanded that Chief Minister N Rangasamy ensure that the free rice scheme for all sections of people be restricted to cover the poor and have-nots by adopting the income basis.

Special yoga demo by over 3,500 students on International Yoga Day

Special yoga demonstration by around 3,500 school students and programmes by the departments of Tourism and Indian system of Medicine and Homeopathy are part of a series of programmes drawn up by the government to mark International Yoga Day on June 21.

Promises being fulfilled fast: Rangasamy

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Sunday said promises given on the floor of the House and also outside were being fulfilled and speedy steps taken to implement the assurances.

Govt to set up super specialty hospital in Karaikal: Puducherry CM

Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Thursday said that a Rs 50 crore super speciality hospital would soon come up in Karaikal.

May Day celebrated with zeal and enthusiasm in Puducherry

May Day was celebrated in the Union Territory of Puducherry with zeal and enthusiasm by various trade unions and labour outfits on Friday.

Puducherry CM says budget for 2015-2016 `development oriented`

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy Wednesday said the Rs 6450 crore tax free budget he presented for fiscal 2015-2016 was "development oriented" and intended to augment the welfare of the people.

Govt to felicitate Pondy legislators completing 25 years

The Puducherry government would draw up a programme to felicitate E Valsaraj (Cong) and A M H Nazeem (DMK) who have completed 25 years as members of the House without break, Chief Minister N Rangasamy said on Tuesday.