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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
Havelock Island: Navy rescues 425 stranded tourists as Cyclone Vardah hampers operation

Havelock Island: Navy rescues 425 stranded tourists as Cyclone Vardah hampers operation

The massive operation to rescue thousands of tourists stranded in Andaman and Nicobar's Havelock Island and Neil Island is currently underway after whether condition in the island showed some

Dec 09, 2016, 18:59 PM IST
Tourists stranded in Andamans are safe, efforts on for early evacuation: Rajnath Singh

Tourists stranded in Andamans are safe, efforts on for early evacuation: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the government will launch the rescue operations in Andaman and Nicobar Islands immediately after the intensity of cyclone reduces. 

Dec 08, 2016, 08:52 AM IST
Around 1400 tourists stranded in cyclonic weather in the Andamans

Around 1400 tourists stranded in cyclonic weather in the Andamans

Around 1,400 tourists are stranded at Havelock and Neil islands in the Andamans due to cyclonic weather conditions.

Dec 07, 2016, 23:57 PM IST
800 tourists stranded at Havelock Island in Andamans due to heavy rains, Navy sends 4 ships

800 tourists stranded at Havelock Island in Andamans due to heavy rains, Navy sends 4 ships

Havelock Island is the largest in the chain of islands that form the Ritchie's Archipelago and belongs to the Andamans. 

Dec 07, 2016, 10:58 AM IST
Narayanasamy sworn in as member of Puducherry Assembly

Narayanasamy sworn in as member of Puducherry Assembly

Narayanasamy won the Nellipthope Assembly bypoll, by defeating his immediate AIADMK rival Om Sakthi Segar by a margin of 11,144 votes.

Nov 23, 2016, 12:43 PM IST
Puducherry CM Narayanasamy wins election

Puducherry CM Narayanasamy wins election

The by-election was held on Saturday following the resignation of Congress member John Kumar so that Narayanasamy could contest and continue as the Chief Minister.

Nov 22, 2016, 13:43 PM IST

Brisk polling in four Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

Amid tight security, voting took place for polls in Thanjavur, Aravakkurichi and for bypolls in Thirupparankundram in Tamil Nadu and the lone Nellithope seat in neighbouring Puducherry.

Nov 19, 2016, 10:21 AM IST

Atrocities against minorities, dalits on rise: CPI

The Communist Party of India (CPI) today alleged that there has been a spurt in atrocities against minorities and dalits in the country.

Oct 21, 2016, 18:39 PM IST

5.3 magnitude quake felt in Lakshadweep

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale on Wednesday hit the Lakshadweep Sea region.

Oct 12, 2016, 09:26 AM IST

Terror alert not specific to Chandigarh, says official

Chandigarh is the joint capital of both Punjab and Haryana.

Oct 07, 2016, 12:45 PM IST

Cauvery issue: BJP pledges support to Pondy bandh on Sept 16

The Puducherry unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced its support to the bandh called by several tamil outfits here, Friday, to condemn the violence against Tamils in

Sep 15, 2016, 10:07 AM IST