`Arrest SL Navy men for atrocities on fishermen`

Opposition leader in the Assembly V Vaithilingam Tuesday urged the government to arrest Sri Lankan naval forces allegedly involved in incidents of firing at fishermen and attacks on them.

AICC appoints Vaithilingam as Cong legislature win

Former Chief Minister V Vaithilingam will be the leader of the legislature wing of the Congress, the main opposition party in the 30 member territorial Assembly.

French Minister meets Vaithilingam

French Minister of State for
Transport Thierry Mariani, currently on a visit to India,
Wednesday met Puducherry Chief Minister V Vaithilingam.

Vaithilingam presents interim budget

Puducherry Chief Minister V
Vaithilingam Wednesday presented a tax free interim budget in the
territorial assembly seeking allocation of Rs 2,241 crore for
the first six months of the fiscal 2011-2012.

Vaithilingam to be discharged `shortly`

Puducherry CM V Vaithilingam, who underwent a surgery for a fracture at a corporate hospital here, has `had an uneventful` recovery and would be discharged `shortly`.

Pondy Minister says he received threat to life

A minister and a legislator told
Puducherry Assembly today that they had received threats to
their lives, prompting Chief Minister V Vaithilingam to assure
stringent action against persons involved.

Centre has not rejected statehood demand,only kept in on hold

The Centre has not rejected the Puducherry government`s plea for statehood, but only kept it on hold, Chief Minister V Vaithilingam said here today.