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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

Army asks police to find if drones being flown in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Amidst concerns that drones are being flown in the strategically-important Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Army has asked the Union Territory administration to investigate the matter.

Aug 24, 2016, 15:08 PM IST

Father arrested for sexually abusing 2 minor girls

A 50-year-old private vehicle dealer was arrested at nearby Kalapet village on Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing his two minor daughters.

Aug 23, 2016, 22:26 PM IST

Jagdish Mukhi sworn in as Lt Guv of Andaman and Nicobar

Senior BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi today assumed office as the 12th Lieutenant Governor of the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Aug 22, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

KJ Aphons' appointment as Administrator for Chandigarh put on hold

Faced with stiff resistance from Punjab's ruling and opposition parties, the Centre has put on hold the appointment of K J Aphons as an Administrator of Union Territory of Chandigarh.

Aug 18, 2016, 00:04 AM IST

Kiran Bedi interfering in working of Puducherry govt: AAP

Attacking Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi for allegedly interfering in the working of the government, the AAP Saturday said Centre is using similar tactics in the Union Territory the way it is

Aug 06, 2016, 15:56 PM IST
No trace of missing IAF AN-32 plane as yet; Defence Minister undertakes aerial survey

No trace of missing IAF AN-32 plane as yet; Defence Minister undertakes aerial survey

The plane was 280 kilometres east of Chennai when it fell off the radar.

Jul 23, 2016, 09:56 AM IST