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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
Puducherry: Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Tuesday welcomed the recent 'all party' meeting convened by DMK on the Cauvery issue and said its outcome would bring pressure on the Centre and Karnataka government to ensure availability of water to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. "I welcome the DMKMore
Published 26-Oct-2016 08:42 IST
New Delhi: Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy has said Rahul Gandhi has worked hard to strengthen Congress at the state level and time has come for him to take over as the party chief. His comments come close on the heels of senior Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi joining BJP attackingMore
Published 23-Oct-2016 10:33 IST
Puducherry: The Puducherry government today said it has chosen PWD Chief Engineer P Swaminathan as the Union Territory's nominee for the Cauvery Management Board and claimed it was the first time in the river water dispute it is getting represented in a panel to make out its case. "With the SupremeMore
Published 02-Oct-2016 17:29 IST
Karaikal (Puducherry): An initiative started six weeks ago by Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi - the 'Clean and Green Karaikal' mission - has now become a mass movement with participation of hundreds of school and college students, MLAs and members of the public. Bedi had during her maiden visit toMore
Published 27-Sep-2016 11:13 IST
Puducherry: Terming as 'adamant' the stand of Karnataka government not to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Puducherry, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today said defiance of the Supreme court verdict would only lead to confrontation between the Judiciary and Legislature.
Published 24-Sep-2016 16:54 IST
Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Saturday alleged that the BJP was behind the "wholesale defection" of 43 MLAs in Arunachal Pradesh, resulting in Congress losing its government in that state.
Published 17-Sep-2016 18:14 IST
Puducherry: All necessary steps have been taken to ensure law and order and avoid any inconvenience to the public during the dawn-to-dusk bandh called by various Tamil outfits in the Union Territory today, the government said on Thursday.
Published 16-Sep-2016 07:47 IST
Puducherry: Congress MLA A John Kumar today quit his post to pave way for Chief Minister V Narayanasamy to seek re-election from Nellithope assembly constituency and become an elected member. Kumar, who is also Parliamentary Secretary to the Chief Minister, called on Speaker V Vaithilingam at hisMore
Published 15-Sep-2016 14:19 IST

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