UTs News

Puducherry Assembly passes resolution seeking to curb L-G Kiran Bedi's powers

V Narayanasamy took strong exception to Kiran Bedi making field visits, calling meetings of officials at the Raj Nivas, holding meetings through video conferencing.

Jun 16, 2017, 22:25 PM IST
Puducherry's Congress govt to offer subsidised 'Sonia cement'

Puducherry's Congress govt to offer subsidised 'Sonia cement'

 Puducherry government today said it proposed to offer cement at subsidised rates to low and middle-income groups people and name the scheme after Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

Jun 13, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

Amit Shah arrives in Chandigarh to grand welcome by BJP workers

Amit Shah's visit, according to BJP sources, is aimed at preparations for the 2019 General Elections.  

May 20, 2017, 12:11 PM IST

''Andamans should be developed as commercial hub''

Expressing confidence in the "adequate" security arrangements in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, a senior Indian Navy officer has said that the authorities should focus on developing the

May 16, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

Enforcement Directorate seizes alcohol, luxury cars after raids on liquor mafia in Daman

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized liquor worth over Rs 2.4 crore and three luxury cars after it conducted searches on a suspected liquor mafia here.

May 10, 2017, 13:37 PM IST
Why the name of an Andaman island a matter of shame for Indian patriots? - BJP MP has an answer

Why the name of an Andaman island a matter of shame for Indian patriots? - BJP MP has an answer

A Bharatiya Janata Party MP on Wednesday urged in the Rajya Sabha to change the name of Havelock island in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Mar 22, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
Mohali shocker: Wife kills husband, stuffs his body in suitcase

Mohali shocker: Wife kills husband, stuffs his body in suitcase

The woman is the niece of a former Congress MLA who lost in the recent Punjab Assembly Elections.

Mar 20, 2017, 11:29 AM IST
5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman & Nicobar islands

5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman & Nicobar islands

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on Richter Scale hit Nicobar Islands Region around 08:21 am on Tuesday.

Mar 14, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Strategic boost! Indian Railways to lay 240-kilometre rail track​ in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Strategic boost! Indian Railways to lay 240-kilometre rail track​ in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands all set to get its first railway track.

Feb 09, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

DMK backs bandh call given by Tamil outfits for Jallikattu

The Puducherry unit of DMK today extended support to the bandh call given by various Tamil outfits seeking restoration of jallikattu and to ban PETA.

Jan 19, 2017, 11:47 AM IST

In Puducherry, funeral aid for SC families to be paid via electronic mode

The government had recently come out with a specific circular that all payments to contractors, government employees would be only through banks and digital transactions.

Jan 10, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Puducherry ​BJP scoffs at Congress' criticism of functioning of Kiran Bedi

Puducherry ​BJP scoffs at Congress' criticism of functioning of Kiran Bedi

The latest friction in the ties between Kiran Bedi and the Puducherry govt came after the former cancelled the Chief Minister's order banning the use of WhatsApp for official communication.

Jan 07, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

Former Puducherry Assembly speaker VMC Sivakumar hacked to death

Former Puducherry agriculture minister VMC Sivakumar was hacked to death by an unidentified gang here on Tuesday, police said.

Jan 03, 2017, 18:41 PM IST
This region has become completely cashless in India – Find out here

This region has become completely cashless in India – Find out here

At least 190 teams of trained volunteers visited more than 25,000 households spread across Daman and Diu to apprise their members of the benefits of cashless transactions.

Dec 22, 2016, 13:21 PM IST

Digital banking in Puducherry aimed at reducing corruption: Kiran Bedi

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi has said that the territorial government's order to all departments to adopt digital transactions is a proof of its resolve to reduce corruption.

Dec 22, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Chandigarh MC election 2016 result trailer, complete picture after Punjab polls: Parkash Singh Badal

In a shot in the arm for BJP and Shiromani Akali Dal ahead of Punjab Assembly polls, their alliance today defeated Congress in Chandigarh municipal corporation election.

Dec 20, 2016, 16:52 PM IST

Two ULFA cadres neutralised, six held in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district

At least two United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) cadres have been neutralised by the Assam Rifles in an encounter in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Dec 14, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Congress MLA in Manipur quits party, Assembly

Congress MLA Z Khikhonbou Newmai, representing Tamei constituency in Manipur, resigned from the Assembly and party on Wednesday.

Dec 14, 2016, 19:25 PM IST

Sasikala should take over party leadership: AIADMK's Pondy unit

The four-member legislature wing of the opposition AIADMK in Puducherry on Wednesday urged Sasikala, long time aide of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, to take over the leadership of the party.

Dec 14, 2016, 19:20 PM IST
Andaman and Nicobar Islands: All 2,376 stranded tourists evacuated

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: All 2,376 stranded tourists evacuated

Havelock Island is the largest chain of Islands and is a famous tourist destination, and is located 40 km from the capital Port Blair.

Dec 10, 2016, 11:34 AM IST