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Puducherry: Puducherry Assembly on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution urging the Centre to exempt the union territory from the purview of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for medical admissions. The House also adopted a resolution requesting the Centre to permit PuducherryMore
Published 25-Jan-2017 20:25 IST
New Delhi: Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Tuesday held an interactive motivational session with the men and women of paramilitary CISF and urged the personnel to inculcate the habit of positive thinking.
Published 24-Jan-2017 22:06 IST
Puducherry: Rich tributes were paid to late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the union territory assembly today with the Congress government announcing that a bronze statue of the former AIADMK chief would be installed here.
Published 24-Jan-2017 19:16 IST
New Delhi: Weeks after her spat with Congress government in Puducherry, Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Friday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here and discussed with him various issues concerning the Union Territory.
Published 20-Jan-2017 21:03 IST
Puducherry: Normal life was hit on Friday in Puducherry by the dawn to dusk bandh called by various Tamil outfits and students' organisations in support of holding the banned Jallikattu, to which various political parties, including ruling Congress, have extended support.
Published 20-Jan-2017 13:40 IST
Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Wednesday, declined to reply to a query on the address to be made by Lt Governor Kiran Bedi during the upcoming monsoon session of the assembly.
Published 18-Jan-2017 17:07 IST
Puducherry: Extending support to Jallikattu, students of various educational institutions including professional colleges in Puducherry abstained from classes on Wednesday protesting the ban on the bull taming sport.
Published 18-Jan-2017 16:27 IST
Karaikal: A 48-year-old fire and rescue services personnel, who was visiting his family during Pongal festival, died while trying to rescue three persons, including a ten-year-old boy, who were struggling in the water off Karaikal beach, police said on Tuesday.
Published 17-Jan-2017 14:34 IST
Hyderabad: In signs of widening rift with Congress government in Puducherry, Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Tuesday said that it wants her to be just a "figurehead" though the rules assign her responsibilities of an administrator and made it clear she won't back down.
Published 10-Jan-2017 15:18 IST
Puducherry: Amid brewing differences with the Congress-led government, Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi has announced that she would demit office in May next year on completion of two years.
Published 08-Jan-2017 11:46 IST
Puducherry: Amid growing differences between her and the Congress government here, Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi today said she would quit the post in May next year on completion of two years in office.
Published 07-Jan-2017 22:18 IST
Puducherry: The Puducherry unit of BJP on Saturday scoffed at the criticisms made against the functioning of Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, by the ruling Congress here.
Published 07-Jan-2017 11:06 IST
Puducherry: In an escalation of differences between Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi and the ruling Congress party, the former today declared as "null and void" the circular issued by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy banning the use of social media for official communication. Bedi also posted a copyMore
Published 05-Jan-2017 17:49 IST
Karaikal: Former Puducherry Agriculture Minister VMC Sivakumar was hacked to death by an unidentified gang here on Tuesday, police said.
Published 03-Jan-2017 16:59 IST | Updated 19:21 IST
Puducherry: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Sunday visited two churches at neighbouring Villianoor and Ariyankuppam to offer prayers for 'a prosperous Puducherry' before leaving for Eripakkam and Kariamanickam hamlets to get first hand information of the woes of rural folk.
Published 25-Dec-2016 16:34 IST
Puducherry: Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan on Mondaysaid demonetisation of high value notes has the public support as they felt that it was necessary for the economic development of the country. Talking to reporters here, the minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, saidMore
Published 19-Dec-2016 16:15 IST
Puducherry: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi today announced that her office here, Raj Nivas, will soon adopt a village in Puducherry for the purpose of achieving twin objectives of making it "a digital and swachch village." Talking to reporters on the sidelines of NCC day celebrations here, Bedi said sheMore
Published 27-Nov-2016 17:30 IST
New Delhi: In perhaps an unprecedented move, the Election Commission on Wednesday issued an 'advisory' to Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi following complaints of model code violation and asked her to be "more circumspect" in future to avoid any scope for complaint.
Published 23-Nov-2016 22:05 IST
Chennai: Amid tight security, counting of votes for three assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu and a lone seat in neighbouring Puduchery that went to polls on November 19 began today at designated counting centres.
Published 22-Nov-2016 10:07 IST
Puducherry: Embarking on a door-to-door campaign in Nellithope constituency, going to by-poll on November 19, former Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition N Rangasamy on Wednesday urged voters to ensure an AIADMK victory.
Published 09-Nov-2016 12:51 IST | Updated 14:33 IST

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