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Presidential elections: Ram Nath Kovind meets Pondy Legislators, assured support

Presidential elections: Ram Nath Kovind meets Pondy Legislators, assured support

NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday met Puducherry legislators and the lone Lok Sabha member from the Union Territory, who assured support for his candidature.

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.