AIADMK wants effective implementation of RTE Act in Pondy

Opposition AIADMK on Saturday asked the government to initiate steps to implement effectively the provisions of Right to Education Act in the Union Territory.

Puducherry CM leads UT in paying tributes to Nehru

Puducherry: Chief Minister N Rangasamy led the union territory in paying tributes to former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 125th birth anniversary Friday.


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

Daman and Diu

Nestled along the coast of the Arabian Sea, Daman and Diu was granted the status of a Union Territory in 1987 when Goa was made the 25th state of India


The Union Territory is the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana

Acid attack survivor gets job in Supreme Court, thanks to judge

An acid attack survivor, who lost her vision in the incident, will soon join in the Supreme Court as its employee.

Acid attack: SC sets deadline to regulate sales, judge gives job to survivor

The Supreme Court directed all state governments and Union territories to frame rules for regulating sale of acid by March 31, 2014.

States, UTs to deal with complaints on National Flag: Govt to HC

Insult to the National Flag and Emblem by anyone is to be dealt with by the concerned state or Union Territory where the violation has occurred, the Centre has informed the Delhi High Court.

Hyderabad will not become Union Territory: Jaipal Reddy

Union Minister for Science and Technology S Jaipal Reddy on Saturday asserted that Hyderabad would not become a Union Territory following the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh

Rajnath to meet BJP core groups of northern states

With infighting and factionalism plaguing some state units of BJP, party president Rajnath Singh is set to meet core groups of four states and a Union Territory in the northern region to boost party`s prospect ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Hyderabad as union territory is unacceptable: TRS

The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) on Tuesday voiced opposition to a reported proposal to make Hyderabad a union territory in the process of the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

Centre may accept demand for granting UT status for Hyderabad

The demand for turning Hyderabad into a Union Territory on the lines of Chandigarh and make it the joint capital of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana may be considered by the government.

Cabinet note on Telangana in 20 days: Shinde

The Ministry of Home Affairs is likely to suggest Union Territory status for Hyderabad.

MIM chief meets Sonia, opposes Hyderabad as union territory

Asaduddin Owaisi called on Sonia Gandhi amid increasing demand from a section of Congress leaders in AP for union territory status to Hyderabad.

Hyderabad as union territory unacceptable: Telangana JAC

Telangana JAC, which is spearheading the movement for a separate Telangana state, said it would not accept union territory status to Hyderabad.

Virendra Kataria sworn in Lt Governor of Puducherry

Former Rajya Sabha member Virendra Kataria was on Wednesday sworn-in as the Lt Governor of the Union Territory of Puducherry.

Iqbal Singh leads Union territory to pay homage to Gandhi

Lt Governor Iqbal Singh led the Union Territory of Puducherry in paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 65th death anniversary on Wednesday.

Karnataka CM rejects Maharashtra`s demand on Belgaum

Karnataka CM rejected Maharashtra`s demand for declaring disputed border areas of Belgaum as a Union Territory.

5 S Lankan fishermen held for crossing IMBL

Five Sri Lankan fishermen have been arrested by the Coast Guard here for reportedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line.

Govt aims at making Puducherry a hut free UT

Puduchery Chief Minister N
Rangasamy has said the administration is keen to ensure that Puducherry emerged as a hut free union territory` by the end of the 12th plan (2012-2017).