Puducherry

N Rangasamy will take oath as new Chief Minister of Puducherry on May 7

AINRC Chief N Rangasamy will be Sworn in as Chief Minister of Union Territory of Puducherry at a brief ceremony here on Friday.

May 06, 2021, 18:19 PM IST

Exit polls unreliable, misleading, says former Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy

Former Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said the exit polls were by and large unreliable and misleading. 

May 01, 2021, 11:36 AM IST

Exit polls prediction: Tough contest in Bengal, NDA in Assam and Puducherry, triumph for DMK-led alliance in Tamil Nadu, LDF in Kerala

Since the final phase of the election has completed, exit polls are now predicting a tough race in Bengal while clear victory for the DMK-led alliance in Tamil Nadu with 164-186 seats.

Apr 30, 2021, 16:28 PM IST

Liquor shops to remain closed in Puducherry till April 30

In view of the rising coronavirus cases, the government of Puducherry on Monday ordered all categories of liquor shops to remain closed with immediate effect up to midnight of April 30.

Apr 27, 2021, 00:08 AM IST

Puducherry to impose COVID-19 lockdown till April 26

Amid the rise in COVID-19 cases across the country, the Union Territory of Puducherry is going to impose lockdown till April 26, the authorities revealed on Wednesday (April 21).

Apr 21, 2021, 09:21 AM IST

Puducherry: Home Minister Amit Shah holds road show After visiting Siddhanath Temple

Union Minister Amit Shah arrived in Puducherry on Thursday for a day-long visit and is doing a roadshow to campaign for NDA candidates.

Apr 01, 2021, 12:06 PM IST

PM Modi's rally in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry; South India PM's 'target'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday address rallies in poll-bound Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, where elections will be held on April 6. According to the schedule shared by the BJP, the Prime Minister's day of rallies will start from Kerala where he will address a public meeting in Palakkad.

Mar 30, 2021, 12:26 PM IST

State Assembly Polls 2021: BJP's Central Election Committee to finalise candidates for upcoming polls on Saturday

Bharatiya Janata Party's Central Election Committee is scheduled to hold a meeting on Saturday (March 13) to finalise a list of candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls, sources said.

Mar 12, 2021, 17:06 PM IST

Puducherry promotes students of classes 1 to 9 without annual exams

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday (March 11) approved a proposal to declare as ‘all pass’ this academic year, students of classes 1 to 9 in the Union Territory.

Mar 12, 2021, 10:23 AM IST

Puducherry reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, overall tally rises to 39,794

The union Territory reported 17 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the overall tally to 39,794, a top Health department official said on Thursday (March 4).

Mar 04, 2021, 18:34 PM IST

PM Modi visits Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to inaugurate development projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives.

Feb 25, 2021, 20:14 PM IST

President's rule imposed in Puducherry

This comes a day after the Union Cabinet had approved a proposal to impose President's Rule in Puducherry after a Congress-led government in the union territory lost power during a vote of confidence. Announcing the Cabinet decision on February 24, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters that the decision was taken as no party came forward to stake claim to form the government in Puducherry.

Feb 25, 2021, 19:39 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate multiple development projects in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives. The Prime Minister will also dedicate to the nation the 709 MW Solar Power Project of NLCIL, established over an area of about 2670 acres of land across the districts of Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Ramanathapuram and Virudhunagar.

Feb 25, 2021, 06:50 AM IST

Amid political crisis in Puducherry, Union Cabinet approves President's Rule in UT

After the Congress-led government in Puducherry lost a vote of confidence motion in the Assembly, the Union Cabinet has decided to approve the decision to impose President's rule as no party had claimed to form a government since Chief Minister V Narayansamy's resignation.

Feb 24, 2021, 16:11 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to visit Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, lay foundation stone of several projects: Check details

Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate a 100-bed girls’ hostel at Lawspet, Puducherry. It has been constructed for female athletes at a cost of about Rs 12 crore, under the aegis of the Sports Authority of India. He will also inaugurate the reconstructed Heritage Marie Building, which was built by the French. 

Feb 23, 2021, 23:49 PM IST

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Feb 22, 2021, 14:46 PM IST

Narayanaswamy resigns as Puducherry CM after losing majority in Assembly, attacks Centre

Ahead of the result of the floor test, Narayanasamy alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party was forcibly trying to implement Hindi in the UT, which follows the two-language system.  Addressing the Assembly ahead of the floor test, he alleged that the BJP is derailing India`s democratic system. 

Feb 22, 2021, 13:15 PM IST

Big Shock: Congress' 'game over' in Puducherry

The Congress has suffered a major setback in Puducherry, where Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy has left the House to submit his resignation to the Lieutenant Governor.

Feb 22, 2021, 13:14 PM IST

Puducherry ruling alliance loses two more MLAs a day before floor test

In a dramatic development, Congress' K Lakshminarayanan and DMK`s K Venkatesan announced their resignations. Puducherry`s in charge Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararjan on February 18 had asked Chief Minister Narayanasamy to prove majority in the Assembly on Monday.

Feb 21, 2021, 20:14 PM IST

Puducherry Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararjan asks CM Narayanasamy to prove majority on February 22

The strength of both the ruling and opposition camps stand at 14 in the 33-member house, including three nominated legislators of the BJP. The assembly has five vacancies. Congress' own strength is ten, including the Speaker, while its ally DMK has three members. An independent also supports the government.

Feb 18, 2021, 18:39 PM IST