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.

Centre urged to bring Puducherry under ambit of FC: CM

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Monday informed the assembly that the government had been frequently persuading the Centre to bring Union Territory under the ambit of the Central Finance Commission so that Puducherry could enjoy the benefits of the states were now getting through the Finance Commission.

Puducherry budget with eyes on assembly polls: AIADMK

 Opposition AIADMK today said the announcements in the budget, presented by Chief Minister N Rangasamy for fiscal 2015-2016, were all "aimed at pleasing the people and keeping next year Assembly polls in mind."

Rangasamy to present budget on April 22

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy will present the budget of the Union Territory for the fiscal 2015-2016 on April 22.

Rangasamy pays tributes to Ambedkar

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Tuesday led the Union Territory of Puducherry to pay floral tributes to the champion of the poor and the downtrodden Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary.

Puducherry budget on April 22

The full-fledged Puducherry budget for 2015-16 would be presented by Chief Minister N Rangasamy on April 22.

CPI(M) flays Centre for delay in finalising Puducherry plan

CPI(M) on Friday slammed Chief Minister N Rangasamy and BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre for the `delay' in giving nod for finalising the size of the 2015-16 plan for the union territory which has forced presentation of vote on account by the territorial government.

Puducherry Assembly adjourned after passing Appropriation Bill

The Puducherry Assembly was today adjourned sine die after transacting its scheduled business, including passing of the Appropriation (Vote on Account) Bill earmarking funds for the first three months of fiscal 2015-16.

No polluting industries will be permitted in Puducherry: CM N Rangasamy

Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Sunday said his government was firm that no industries polluting sub soil water and the environment will be permitted in the Union Territory.

Got hospitals equipped with drugs to treat swine-flu cases: Puducherry CM

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Thursday informed the Assembly that the government hospitals and the Centre for Chest Diseases were fully equipped with drugs and other facilities to diagnose and treat the patients complaining of swine flu.

Centre 'ignoring' Puducherry: CPI

Puducherry unit of CPI on Monday charged the Centre with "ignoring" the union territory in the allocation of essential commodities including kerosene and rice.