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Ban on single-use plastic in Puducherry from August 1

Ban on single-use plastic in Puducherry from August 1

The Puducherry government Friday announced its proposed ban on sale and consumption of single-use plastic products, postponed earlier, will come into effect from August 1.

Jun 21, 2019, 19:16 PM IST
Puducherry: AIADMK accuses Congress of no long-term plan to prevent drinking water crisis

Puducherry: AIADMK accuses Congress of no long-term plan to prevent drinking water crisis

AIADMK in Puducherry Sunday charged the Congress government with lacking a long-term plan to protect the Union Territory against the drinking water crisis.

Jun 16, 2019, 14:23 PM IST
Puducherry power tussle: Supreme Court issues notice to CM V Narayanasamy

Puducherry power tussle: Supreme Court issues notice to CM V Narayanasamy

The apex court impleaded Narayanasamy as a respondent in the application filed by the Centre and Bedi seeking a direction for restoring the situation prevailing before the April 30 Madras High Court

Jun 04, 2019, 19:48 PM IST
Cyclone Fani: Heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry in next 24 hours

Cyclone Fani: Heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry in next 24 hours

Cyclone Fani is expected to hit the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on April 30, causing heavy rains.

Apr 26, 2019, 13:33 PM IST
Cyclonic storm, heavy rainfall across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in next 48 hours, warns IMD

Cyclonic storm, heavy rainfall across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in next 48 hours, warns IMD

Thunderstorm activity will also intensify with gusty winds upto 60 kmph and lightning.  

Apr 25, 2019, 14:42 PM IST
Puducherry CM Narayanasamy agrees to hold open discussion with Lt Governor Kiran Bedi

Puducherry CM Narayanasamy agrees to hold open discussion with Lt Governor Kiran Bedi

In another tweet, Kiran Bedi said that the Chief Minister wants to meet at Gandhi Thidal.

Feb 17, 2019, 16:24 PM IST
On fourth day of dharna Puducherry CM asks supporters to ensure law and order is not disrupted

On fourth day of dharna Puducherry CM asks supporters to ensure law and order is not disrupted

Functionaries of different wings of the ruling Congress and the DMK have also joined the protest.

Feb 16, 2019, 15:06 PM IST
CM Narayanasamy's wife died as she was not wearing helmet: Puducherry L-G Kiran Bedi

CM Narayanasamy's wife died as she was not wearing helmet: Puducherry L-G Kiran Bedi

Bedi also criticised Narayanasamy and said that he should have given her time to reply after writing a letter on several issues.

Feb 14, 2019, 18:52 PM IST
Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi slams CM Narayanasamy over protests outside Raj Nivas

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi slams CM Narayanasamy over protests outside Raj Nivas

"I wrote to him (Puducherry CM) a letter that 'you are welcome to come and see me on February 21 at 10 am, as I'm on a tour till February 20 starting today," said Bedi.

Feb 14, 2019, 14:09 PM IST
Puducherry: Ruckus outside Raj Nivas as protest against Lt Guv Kiran Bedi enter 2nd day

Puducherry: Ruckus outside Raj Nivas as protest against Lt Guv Kiran Bedi enter 2nd day

The Rapid Action Force (RAF) was called into action as the agitated protesters tried to break the barricade and jump over it.

Feb 14, 2019, 11:44 AM IST
Puducherry CM protests outside Kiran Bedi's residence demanding sanction of govt proposals

Puducherry CM protests outside Kiran Bedi's residence demanding sanction of govt proposals

On her part, Bedi on Wednesday evening wrote to Narayanasamy inviting him for a meeting on February 21.

Feb 14, 2019, 10:37 AM IST
Alert in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry for 3 days following heavy rain warnings

Alert in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry for 3 days following heavy rain warnings

The weather department advised fishermen not to venture into the sea between October 6 and 8.

Oct 04, 2018, 11:53 AM IST
Kiran Bedi has big argument with Puducherry MLA on stage, video goes viral

Kiran Bedi has big argument with Puducherry MLA on stage, video goes viral

The argument broke out during the MLA's speech when he was criticising the functioning of Kiran Bedi while she was present on stage. 

Oct 02, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
Kiran Bedi trolled for her tweet congratulating Puducherrians for winning FIFA World Cup

Kiran Bedi trolled for her tweet congratulating Puducherrians for winning FIFA World Cup

France defeated Croatia to lift the FIFA World Cup 2018 trophy for the second time. Ranked 97th in the world, India had been far from qualifying for the tournament.

Jul 16, 2018, 06:37 AM IST
PM Modi pays homage to Aurobindo in Puducherry, attends Auroville Golden Jubilee celebrations

PM Modi pays homage to Aurobindo in Puducherry, attends Auroville Golden Jubilee celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid homage to spiritual leader Sri Aurobindo in Puducherry and said that his vision continues to inspire the country and the world. 

Feb 25, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
Pongal celebrated in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; Jallikattu peps up festive zeal

Pongal celebrated in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; Jallikattu peps up festive zeal

The harvest festival of 'Pongal' was celebrated with traditional fervour across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Sunday.

Jan 14, 2018, 21:13 PM IST
Puducherry: Time for enrolment in voters' rolls extended till Dec 15

Puducherry: Time for enrolment in voters' rolls extended till Dec 15

The last date for enrollment was first fixed at October 14 and was subsequently extended up to November 30.

Dec 01, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

Puducherry to curb menace of Blue Whale challenge: CM V Narayanasamy

Citing reports of young students allegedly committing suicide in different parts of the country after playing the online game, the chief minister said it should be curbed soon.

Sep 02, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Blue Whale game suspected in death of MBA student

According to a college mate, Borha had invited some of this friends in Assam to play the Blue Whale game.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Blue Whale Challenge game claims Pondicherry University student's life

Blue Whale Challenge game claims Pondicherry University student's life

The online killer game Blue Whale Challenge is spreading its tentacles fast.

Sep 01, 2017, 09:46 AM IST