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Puducherry: A day after the customary Independence Day function at the Raj Nivas witnessed a virtual boycott, Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi today sought an explanation from government officers for their "absence at the state function". In a WhatsApp message to media persons, Bedi said officersMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:37 IST
Puducherry: After a gap of about three years, flight services resumed from the Union Territory, with launch of services between Puducherry and Hyderabad on wednesday morning. Chief Minister V Narayanasamy accorded a warm reception to passengers on their arrival at Puducherry airport in neighbouringMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 14:33 IST | Updated 14:35 IST
Puducherry: The prison administration in Puducherry has unveiled the whole package of prison reforms on almost the same lines as in Tihar prisons, Lt Governor Kiran Bedi said on Tuesday. Bedi visited the Central Prison at Kalapet near here to celebrate the 71st Independence day with the inmates.
Published 15-Aug-2017 22:18 IST
Puducherry: Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi was today snubbed by political functionaries, including the ruling Congress, its ally DMK and opposition AIADMK who remained absent at the customary 'Independence Day At Home' reception hosted by her. Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, nominated BJP MLA andMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 21:40 IST
Puducherry: Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Monday urged people to take a pledge to uphold the nation's sovereignty, integrity and contribute for its peace and prosperity. "I extend my heartiest wishes to the citizens of our great nation. Let us resolve to dedicate ourselves to take our nationMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 07:25 IST
Puducherry: Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Tuesday that the union territory of Puducherry was making rapid progress in delivery of health care services. Addressing the gathering at the Indira Gandhi Sports complex after unfurling the tricolour on the 71st Independence day, he said PuducherryMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 13:47 IST
Puducherry: The Estimates Committee of the Puducherry Assembly on Monday requested the territorial government to take immediate steps to rectify shortcomings in the port development project highlighted by Lt Governor Kiran Bedi. Chairman of the eight member committee A Anbalagan, MLA, said in aMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 20:16 IST
Puducherry: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Sunday hailed Chief Minister V Narayanasamy's announcement that he and his ministerial colleagues would camp in assembly constituencies every week, listen to people's grievances and settle them on the spot. Narayanasamy had said on Saturday that the camps wouldMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 14:08 IST
Puducherry: Artistes from 11 states and the union territory of Puducherry will take part in 'Fete de Puducherry,' a three-day annual cultural festival organised by the government, which begins here on Monday. Artistes from Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya, Rajasthan, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, UttarMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 11:36 IST
Puducherry: Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Saturday urged the Centre to include the Union Territory as a member of Central Finance Commission (CFC) so that Puducherry would be earmarked funds to meet its fiscal commitments. Talking to reporters here, the Chief Miniser said that he had requestedMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 14:24 IST
Karaikal: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy has said that the government would organise an investors meet in Chennai soon to attract investments for employment generation. Addressing a meeting of representatives from traders associations, entrepreneurs, agriculturists and fishermen hereMore
Published 10-Aug-2017 19:01 IST
Puducherry: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Wednesday said her 'new India pledge' was to keep ensuring financial prudence in Puducherry.
Published 09-Aug-2017 21:28 IST
Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Wednesday the victory of Congress veteran Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha poll in Gujarat has vindicated "the victory of justice and truth." Honouring freedom fighters of the Union Territory on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of 'QuitMore
Published 09-Aug-2017 13:03 IST
Puducherry: Hitting out at the Kiran Bedi, who is caught in a tussle with the Congress government in Puducherry on several issues, state minister M Kandasamy on Saturday said the Lt Governor was putting hurdles in implementation of developmental projects. Addressing Congress volunteers at aMore
Published 05-Aug-2017 16:05 IST
Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy condemned the attack on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat on Friday. A cement brick was hurled at Gandhi's car by a man, suspected to be a BJP supporter, smashing a glass-pane at the rear end, during a tour of flood-hit BanaskanthaMore
Published 05-Aug-2017 06:57 IST
Puducherry: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Friday said that three BJP MLAs are nominated to the Puducherry Assembly in keeping with the statute and an unnecessary issue had been created over the matter. "Nomination of the three members was done truly in keeping with the statue. An unnecessary issue has,More
Published 05-Aug-2017 07:25 IST
Puducherry: A joint meeting of legislators of all parties slated to be held here on Friday to discuss the implementation of NEET-based selection to medical courses was cancelled at the eleventh hour. The meeting was convened by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and intimation was sent to all legislatorsMore
Published 04-Aug-2017 15:53 IST
Puducherry: On her second day of inspection of government schools to improve their functioning, Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Wednesday asked authorities to rope in retired teachers and professionals to handle classes so as to tackle the vacancy situation. During her visit to the BharathiarMore
Published 03-Aug-2017 08:38 IST
New Delhi: Alleging that Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi has been sitting on files related to farm loan waiver, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Wednesday that he had written to the Centre requesting it to look into the matter.
Published 02-Aug-2017 16:55 IST
New Delhi: Farmers from Tamil Nadu, who are protesting at Jantar Mantar, on Tuesday, alleged that Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi is sitting on files related to Rs 20-crore farm loan waiver and disregarding their demands. The farmers tied their limbs with ropes to symbolise the allegedMore
Published 01-Aug-2017 17:44 IST

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