Puducherry

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  • Central team to visit Puducherry to review 'dengue' situation

    Central team to visit Puducherry to review 'dengue' situation

    The five-member Central team which is in neighbouring Tamil Nadu to examine the dengue situation there would visit Puducherry on Sunday to review the preparedness to handle the disease in the Union Territory. Director of Health and Family Welfare Services,......

    October 14, 2017
  • Kiran Bedi calls for joint fight against dengue

    Kiran Bedi calls for joint fight against dengue

      Lt Governor Kiran Bedi appealed to all sections of people in the union territory to ensure that precautionary measures are taken against dengue fever. Talking to reporters here after holding a meeting with officials of various departments including Health......

    October 1, 2017
  • Bedi lauds CBI for ending corruption in medical admissions

    Bedi lauds CBI for ending corruption in medical admissions

    Puducherry Lt-Governor Kiran Bedi said today the CBI has "demolished an historical complex" of corruption in medical college admissions, after the agency registered cases against two IAS officers and 11 government officials. She thanked the investigating agency for its efforts......

    September 21, 2017
  • AIADMK protesters burn Dhinakaran's effigy in Puducherry

    AIADMK protesters burn Dhinakaran's effigy in Puducherry

    A group of workers from the unified AIADMK on Wednesday burnt an effigy of sidelined party deputy general secretary Dhinakaran near the resort where MLAs loyal to him are staying. Led by former MLA Om Sakthi Segar, they also hurled......

    August 23, 2017
  • Puducherry minister condemns attack on Rahul Gandhi

    Puducherry minister condemns attack on Rahul Gandhi

    Puducherry PWD Minister A Namassivayam on Saturday condemned the attack on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat and described it as “shameful and utterly unpardonable.” In a release here, Namassivayam said, “The supporters of BJP, driven by communal passions and......

    August 5, 2017
  • Puducherry Congress lampoons Kiran Bedi as Hitler

    Puducherry Congress lampoons Kiran Bedi as Hitler

    The fight between the ruling Congress party in Puducherry and Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi turned further ugly with the party putting up posters likening her to Adolf Hitler. Curiously, Bedi has posted the posters on her Twitter handle. In a......

    July 21, 2017
  • Bedi defends decision to nominate 3 MLAs, Congress says it is unconstitutional

    Bedi defends decision to nominate 3 MLAs, Congress says it is unconstitutional

    The controversy over nomination of three MLAs in Puducherry snowballed on Thursday with the Congress party attacking the decision as unconstitutional and state Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi defending it strongly. Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said in......

    July 6, 2017
  • BJP trying to destabilise state governments: AAP

    BJP trying to destabilise state governments: AAP

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday accused the BJP of trying to destabilise governments in states ruled by other parties. Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh told the media that Puducherry Lt Governor had inducted three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)......

    July 5, 2017
  • Kiran Bedi asks Puducherry CM to revisit rules on powers of LG

    Kiran Bedi asks Puducherry CM to revisit rules on powers of LG

    Armed with a Home Ministry letter that she claims vindicates her position in the battle with Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi says her "responsibilities" are clear and she would continue to fulfil them. She also dismissed......

    July 5, 2017
  • 'India heading to become one common market in wake of GST'

    'India heading to become one common market in wake of GST'

    Lt Governor Kiran Bedi has hailed the launch of GST in a tweet and said that 'India is heading to become one common market-Indian Common Market' (ICM). 'So far as Puducherry is concerned the GST is the product of non-stop......

    July 1, 2017
  • Amit Shah arrives in Puducherry, attends BJP-sponsored programmes

    Amit Shah arrives in Puducherry, attends BJP-sponsored programmes

    BJP chief Amit Shah arrived for his two-day visit here on Monday as part of his 110-day nationwide tour to strengthen the party. Shah, on his second visit to the union territory after assuming charge of the party, garlanded a......

    June 26, 2017
  • Summer vacation for schools extended due to hot spell

    Summer vacation for schools extended due to hot spell

    Schools in Puducherry and Karaikal regions will reopen on June 12 instead of tomorrow in view of the continued hot weather, Agriculture and Education Minister R Kamalakannan announced in the Assembly today. During zero hour, the minister said though the schools were already having......

    June 6, 2017
  • Amit Shah visits homes of fishermen, folk singer in Puducherry

    Amit Shah visits homes of fishermen, folk singer in Puducherry

    On his first visit as party president to the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday visited the homes of two fishermen in Androth Island. Shah spent nearly an hour at the two houses and enquired about the......

    May 17, 2017